Issue 35, November 2015

From Editors

CHPAMS Newsletter is a monthly 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 Announcements

1.   CHPAMS's 5th Jump-Start Your Career Webinar:

Title: Open Faculty Positions at U.S. Universities

Date & Time: November 19, Thursday, 9 - 11 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)


·         Teh-wei Hu, Ph.D. (CHPAMS Advisor & Professor Emeritus, School of Public Health, UC-Berkeley)

·         Jay Shen, Ph.D. (Associate Dean, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

·         Peihua, Qiu, Ph.D. (Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Biostatistics, University of Florida)

·         Yuhua Bao, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Department of Healthcare Policy & Research and Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College)

·         Ning Zhang, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

·         Qi (Harry) Zhang, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, School of Community and Environmental Health, Old Dominion University)

Access Information:
WebEx Online (
Meeting number: 198 353 218
Password: This meeting does not require a password
Telephone Call-in (Optional): +1-415-655-0001 US TOLL
Access Code: 198 353 218

2. CHPAMS Reception at APHA 2015

CHPAMS hosted a reception for attending members with a great reunion at American Public Health Association 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL on October 31-November 4, 2015

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 (

4. "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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Special Announcement

CHPAMS Volunteer of the Year Award 2015

CHPAMS is run by many volunteers who are the cornerstone of the organization. Each year, CHPAMS honors 1~3 individuals through the Volunteer of the Year Award. For 2015, the Award goes to Ms. Cuiwen (Cynthia) Liu for her excellent contributions on a variety of CHPAMS activities and tasks, including Jump Start Your Careers webinars, event reports, membership database, and China Health Review.

Ms. Cuiwen (Cynthia) Liu has a master degree in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan and is a Strategy and Operation consultant at the Deloitte Consulting in Chicago, serving healthcare providers, payers and life sciences companies.  Before graduate school, she studied finance and economics in Fudan University and worked as a business analyst of financial industries in China.

Congratulations, Cynthia!

Member’s Corner

CHPAMS member Dr. Feng Qian, an Assistant Professor at University of Albany-State University of New York recently received the Best Published Paper Award issued by the Asia & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health at 2015 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting. The awarded article is: “Characteristics, Quality of Care, and In-hospital Outcomes of Asia American Heart Failure Patients: Findings from the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure Program”. 

Big Congratulations to Feng Qian!

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

United States   

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Position
Department of Health Care Administration and Policy
School of Community Health Sciences
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Deadline: Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2014 and the position will remain open until filled
[Location: Las Vegas, NV]

Data Analyst
IHRC, Inc.
Deadline: Immediate opening
[Refer to position #: 42610-12-DA]
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Assistant or Associate Professor of Health Information Technology
Department of Health Services Policy and Management
Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
Application Deadline: Early applications are encouraged. Review of the applications will begin immediately
[Location: Columbia, SC]

Associate Professor/Professor of Health Economics
Forrest D. McKerley Professorship in Health Economics
College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) and the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
University of New Hampshire
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Durham, NH]

Tenure-Track Faculty Appointments
Department of Health Policy and Management
Texas A&M University School of Public Health
Application Deadline: December 4, 2015
[Location: College Station, TX]

Assistant Professor in Health Administration
School of Health Sciences-Health Administration Division
Central Michigan University
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Mount Pleasant, MI]

Assistant or Associate Professor of Health Policy
The Department of Health Policy and Management
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Atlanta, GA] 

Assistant (Tenure Track) Faculty Position (No. 05-180-96)
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research (PHSR)
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Application Deadline: December 1, 2015
[Location: Baltimore, MD] 

Tenure Track Faculty Position (Assistant/Associate)
Division of Health Services Policy & Practice
Department of Epidemiology & Environmental Health (EEH)
School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP)
University at Buffalo (UB)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Buffalo, NY]

Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Department of Health Management and Policy
University of Michigan
Application Deadline: December 1st, 2015
[Location: Ann Arbor, MI] 

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Auburn University
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Auburn, AL] 

Paul Batalden Chair in Health Care Delivery Science
Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Lebanon, NH] 

Senior Consultant, Research Analytics
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Job position # 2015-1784]
[Location: Chicago, IL]

Other Countries

Senior Research Fellow in Health Economics
University of Technology Sydney
Application Deadline: December 3rd, 2015
[Location: Sydney, Australia]

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Scholarships & Fellowships   

Dr. Mario Pagenel Fellowship in Global Mental Health Delivery
Partners In Health and Harvard Medical School
Application deadline: January 1, 2016
[Location: Boston, MA, begin in Haiti or Rwanda in July 2016]

AcademyHealth Delivery System Science Fellowship
Application Deadline: Friday, January 8, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. ET
[Location: varies by host institute]

CDC Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship
Application Deadline: January, 22nd, 2016 11:59pm EDT
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

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American Economic Association 2016 Annual Meeting
Conference dates: January 3-5th, 2016  
[Location: San Francisco, CA] 

Society for Medical Decision Making 2nd Biennial Asia-Pacific Conference
Conference dates: January 8-10th, 2016
[Location: Hong Kong, China]

Digestive Disease Week
Abstract submission deadline: December 1st, 2015
Conference date: May 22-24, 2016
[Location: San Diego, CA]

ISPOR 21st Annual International Meeting
Abstract Deadline: January 14th, 2016
Conference dates: May 21-25th, 2016
[Location: Washington D.C.]

AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Research Meeting
Abstract submission deadline: January 14th, 2016
Conference dates: June 26-28th, 2016
[Location: Boston, MA]

EuHEA Conference on Health Economics
Abstract submission deadline: January 15, 2016
Conference dates: July 13-16th, 2016
[Location: Hamburg, Germany]

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Research Updates

Qingyue Meng, Hai Fang, Xiaoyun Liu, Consolidating the social health insurance schemes in China: towards an equitable and efficient health system. The Lancet. 2015 October.

Guan Gong, Hongmei Wang and Lingli Xu. The Impact of Individual Health Account Scheme on Lifetime Income Redistribution: Evidence from China. Review of Development Economics. 2015 November.

Hongxing Yu, Jie Luo, Lan Yao Why were doctors unable to accomplish their rural-aid mission in China? A qualitative study. The International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 2015 November.

Xiaoyi Cao, Lin Chen, Lang Tian Effect of professional self-concept on burnout among community health nurses in Chengdu, China: the mediator role of organisational commitment. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2015 October.

Yang Gao, Tiantian Yang, and Jin Jin. Nanoparticle pollution and associated increasing potential risks on environment and human health: a case study of China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2015 October.

Rongrong Zhang, Farhang Modaresi, and Oleg Borisenko. Health economic evaluations of medical devices in the People’s Republic of China: A systematic literature review. Clinicoecon Outcomes Res. 2015 April.

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