Issue 34, October 2015

From Editors

CHPAMS Monthly is an e-newsletter from the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter serves as a communication platform to provide updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.                                               

CHPAMS Activities and Announcement

1.      CHPAMS will host its 4th Jump-Start Your Career in October

Title: Careers in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS)

Date & Time: October 22, Thursday, 9 – 11 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)


·         National Institute of Health (NIH)

Xinzhuan Su, Ph.D. Senior Investigator and Chief

(Dr. Su nominated Dr. Youyou Tu for the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine)

XinzhiZhang, MD Ph.D. Program Director

Cuilin Zhang, Ph.D. Senior Investigator

·         Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

Zhuo (Adam) Chen, Ph.D., Senior Economist

Zheng (Jane) Li, Ph.D. Lead Environmental Health Scientist

·         Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Lan Liang, Ph.D. Economist

·         Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Sai Ma, Ph.D., Social Scientist

Limin Cai, Ph.D. Economist

·         Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Yueqin (Jenny) Zhao, Ph.D. Mathematical Statistician

Jing Xu, Ph.D. Visiting Scientist

Access Information:           

WebEx Online (

Meeting number: 196 070 475

Password: This meeting does not require a password

Telephone Call-in (Optional): +1-415-655-0001 (US TOLL)

Access Code: 196 070 475


2.      CHPAMS Conference Reception at American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL (October 31~November 4)

CHPAMS is pleased to host a reception at APHA 2016 meeting for its members.

Date and Time: November 1 (Sunday) at 6:30 PM

Location: MingHin Cuisine

Address: 2168 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

To attend, please contact Dr. Ce Shang (


3.      "Members' Corner" section aims to feature and promote the accomplishments from our members. If you have new publications or awards that would like to share with peer members, please let us know at

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Public Health

Department of Health Promotion & Policy

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Deadline: November 2, 2015

[Location: Amherst, MA]


Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior

Arnold School of Public Health

University of South Carolina

Deadline: Open until filled

[Location: Columbia, SC]

Please submit your application via e-mail to:


Assistant/Associate Professor  

Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior

Moffitt Cancer Center

University of South Florida 

Deadline: November 16, 2015

[Location: Tampa, FL]


Research Assistant Professor in Obesity and Behavioral Economics

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute

Deadline: Open until filled

[Location: Blacksburg, VA]


Assistant/Associate Professor

Counseling and Educational Psychology Department 

School of Education

Indiana University

Deadline: October 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled

[Location: Bloomington, IN]


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor 

Health Promotion and Aging with Ethnic Minorities

Division of Community Health Sciences

School of Public Health

University of Illinois at Chicago

Deadline: December 1, 2015

[Location: Chicago, IL]


Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Family and Community Medicine

Arizona Health Sciences Center

University of Arizona

Deadline: Open until filled

[Location: Tucson, AZ]


Assistant or Associate Professor in Applied Microeconomics

Department of Public Administration & Policy

University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy

Deadline: December 1, 2015

[Location: Albany, NY]


Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure-track or Tenured)

Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice

Brown University School of Public Health

Deadline: November 1, 2015

[Location: Providence, RI]


Distinguished Research Fellow

School of Public Health

Zhongshan University

Deadline: Open until filled

[Location: Guangzhou, China]


Medical Officer/Epidemiologist, GS-601/602-15

or Commissioned Corps Equivalent (US Citizen only)

Center for Global Health

Division of Global Health Protection

Workforce and Institute Development Branch (proposed)

Field Epidemiology Training Program

Deadline: October 23, 2015

[Location: Beijing, China]


Assistant Professor in Public Health

Department of Health Sciences

Florida Gulf Coast University

Deadline: November 4, 2015

[Location: Fort Myers, FL]


Assistant Professor in Epidemiology

Department of Health Sciences

Florida Gulf Coast University

Deadline: November 4, 2015

[Location: Fort Myers, FL]

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

Interdisciplinary Pre and Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Brown University

Deadline: October 15, 2015

[Location: Providence, RI]


Senior Researcher/Researcher

Health Care Cost Institute

Deadline: October 17, 2015

[Location: Washington, DC]


Postdoctoral One Health Research Fellow - Infectious Disease Epidemiologist

Duke Kunshan University

Deadline: Open until filled

[Location: Kunshan, China]

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The 9th China Health Technology Assessment Forum

Conference Dates: 10.31 -  11.1, 2015

Location: Shanghai, China


The 16th International Conference

University of North Florida

Abstract Submission Deadline: December 20, 2015

Conference Dates: February 19-20, 2016

Location: Jacksonville, FL


The 6th Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists

Abstract Submission Deadline: December 1, 2015

Conference Dates: June 12-15, 2016

Location: Philadelphia, PA

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Research Update

Changwei Li, Tingting Liu, Wenjie Sun, Lang Wu and Zhi-Yong Zou. Prevalence and risk factors of arthritis in a middle-aged and older Chinese population: the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study. Rheumatology. 2015, April

Juanjuan Gui , Zhifang Liu , Tianfang Zhang, Qihang Hua, Zhenggang Jiang, Bin Chen, Hua Gu , Huakun Lv , Changzheng Dong. Epidemiological Characteristics and Spatial-Temporal Clusters of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in Zhejiang Province, China, 2008-2012. Plos One. 2015, September                                                        

Xiaohua Ye, Sidong Chen, Zhenjiang Yao, Yanhui Gao, Ya Xu, Shudong Zhou, Zhengwei Zhu, Liang Wang and Yi Yang. Smoking behaviors before and after implementation of a smoke-free legislation in Guangzhou, China. BMC Public Health. 2015, September

Zhidong Liu, Guoyong Ding, Ying Zhang, Xin Xu, Qiyong Liu and Baofa Jiang. Analysis of Risk and Burden of Dysentery Associated with Floods from 2004 to 2010 in Nanning, China. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2015, August

Li Li, Changli Wan, Ru Ding, Yi Liu, Jue Chen, Zonggui Wu, Chun Liang, Zhiqing He and Chengzhong Li. Mental distress among Liberian medical staff working at the China Ebola Treatment Unit: a cross sectional study. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2015, September

Geoffrey T Fong, Genevieve Sansone, Mi Yan, Lorraine Craig, Anne C K Quah, Yuan Jiang. Evaluation of smoke-free policies in seven cities in China: longitudinal findings from the ITC China Project (2007–2012). Tobacco Control. 2015, September

Nan Zhang, Laia Bécares and Tarani Chandola. Does the timing of parental migration matter for child growth? A life course study on left-behind children in rural China. BMC Public Health. 2015, September

Huiwen Xu, Weijun Zhang, Xiaohua Wang, Jiaqi Yuan, Xinfeng Tang, Yi Yin, Shengfa Zhang, Huixuan Zhou, Zhiyong Qu and Donghua Tian. Prevalence and influence factors of suicidal ideation among females and males in Northwestern urban China: a population-based epidemiological study. BMC Public Health. 2015, September

Lavinia Lin, Katherine B. Brown, Brian J. Hall, Fan Yu, Jingqi Yang, Jason Wang, et al. Overcoming barriers to health-care access: A qualitative study among African migrants in Guangzhou, China. Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice. 2015, September

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