Issue 36, December 2015

From Editors

The CHPAMS Monthly is an e-newsletter of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The Newsletter provides updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interest for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS Activities

1.  Happy Holidays from CHPAMS!  

We thank you for your continuing support and wish you a joyful, warm, and happy holidays season!

2. Sun Yat-Sen Global Health Institute (SGHI)

CHPAMS participanted in the opening ceremoney of SGHI at the Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) in China on December 18, 2015.  Many CHPAMS advisors, board directors, and members played important roles in the establishment of SGHI.  Best wishes for the new global health center at SYSU! 

3.  CHPAMS Reception at ASSA/AEA 2016

CHPAMS will hold reception at the 2016 Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) /American Economic Association (AEA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA

Time: Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Location: TBD
RSVP: Please RSVP here if you are interested in attending
Contact: Jing Li (

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Senior Program Officer, Philanthropic Partnerships, China Job
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Beijing, China] 

Postdoctoral Health Research Fellow
Duke Kunshan University
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Kunshan, China]

Postdoctoral Fellow in Medical Physics
Duke Kunshan University
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Kunshan, China]

United States

Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Care Administration and Policy
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA

Chair/Professor of Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics or Epidemiology
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA

Health Economist
University of Utah School of Medicine
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in Pharmacoeconomics
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Reference Number: 05-180-93
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Baltimore, MD, United States

Senior Researchers
Temple University
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA

University of Pennsylvania
Deadline: Dec, 27th, 2015
Reference Number: 40-21158
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Program Manager, Market Shaping
Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Massachusetts, United States

Senior Global Health Data Strategist
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Washington, D.C.

Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Other Countries

Lecturer in Health Economics, Policy Innovation Research Unit
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Deadline: 12/20/2015
Reference Number: MADL
Location: London, UK

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Summer Internship Award, Climate Change and Health Initiative
Yale School of Public Health
Deadline: March 30th, 2016
[Location, New Haven, CT]

Postdoctoral Associate (fellow)
The Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location, Buffalo, NY]

Postdoctoral Fellow on Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Health Services Research
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research
Deadline: Sept 15th
[Location: Oakland, CA]

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2016 IHI Change Conference: Lead Well at Every Turn
Conference time: March 10-11, 2016
[Location: Dallas, Texas]

17th Annual Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and Community
Conference time: March 20-22, 2016
[Location: Orlando, FL]

Society for Public Health Education 67th Annual Meeting
Conference time: Mar 30th - Apr 1st, 2016
[Location: Charlotte, NC]

NACCHO Annual 2016 Conference
Call for abstract deadline: Dec 18th
Conference time: Jul 19-21, 2016
[Location: Phoenix, AZ]

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Research Updates

Wenhua Wang, Leiyu Shi, Aitian Yin, et al. Contribution of primary care to health: an individual level analysis from Tibet, China. International Journal of Equity in Health. 2015 November.

Leiyu Shi, De-Chil Lee, Hailun Liang, et al. Community health centers and primay care access and quality for chronically-ill patients – a case-comparison study of urban Guangdong Province, China. International Journal of Equity in Health. 2015 November.

Hao Zhang, Huimei Hu, Christina Wu, et al. Impact of China’s public hospital reform on healthcare expenditure and utilization: a case study in ZJ province. PLoS One. 2015 November.

Junyong Wang, Xia Liu, Suzhen Wang, et al. Short-term differences in drug prices after implementation of the national essential medicines system: A case study in rural Jiangxi Province, China. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2015 October.

Haitao Li, Dongfu Qian, Sian Griffiths, et al. What are the similarities and differences in structure and function among the three main models of community health centers in China: a systematic review. BMC Health Services Research. 2015 November.

Xiaoqian Liu, Yuanyuan Liu, Yuanjun Lv, et al. Prevalence and temporal pattern of hospital readmissions for patients with type I and type II diabetes. BMJ Open. 2015 November.

Qiuyan Liao, Jun Yuan, Eric H. Y. Lau, et al. Live bird exposure among the general public, Guangzhou, China, May 2013. PLoS One. 2015 December.

Wenkang Ma, Dianmin Kang, Yapei Song, et al. Social support and HIV/STDs infectious among a probability-based sample of rural married migrant women in Shandong Province, China. BMC Public Health. 2015 November.

Le Cai, Wenlong Cui, Dingyun You, Jianhui He and Keying Zhao. Socioeconomic variations in nicotine dependence in rural southwest China. BMC Public Health. 2015 November.

Hong Liu, John A. Rizzo and Hai Fang. Urban-rural disparities in child nutrition-related health outcomes in China: the role of hukou policy. BMC Public Health. 2015 November.

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