Issue 31, July 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                      


CHPAMS successfully hosted the 2nd Jump-start Your Career Webinar on June 30, 2015. The following speakers from Zhejiang University and Fudan University introduced their institutions, job opportunities, benefits, etc. Several young faculties from each institution described their experience and lives as young professionals. The speakers interacted with CHPAMS members and answered questions from the participants during the live event. CHPAMS welcomes other institutions to conduct recruitment talks at the future Jump-start Your Career webinar series.

Please view the following video (2 min) for the highlight on this event:

For viewers outside of China: click here [YouTube Link]

For viewers inside of China:   click here [YouKu Link]

Speakers at this webinar:

        Zhejiang University, School of Public Health & School of Medicine

Shankuan ZHU, Associate Dean and Professor, Founding Director of Chronic Disease Institute, School of Public Health

Hai YU, Professor, Center for Health Policy Studies, School of Medicine 

Hengjin DONG, Professor, Associate Director of Department of Social Medicine , School of Public Health; Director of Center for Health Policy, School of Medicine

Xiaoguang MA, Associate Professor, Secretary of Human Resource Committee, School of Public Health

         Fudan University, School of Public Health  

Wen CHEN, Dean, Professor of Health Economics

Yingyao CHEN, Associate Dean, Professor of Health Services

Zhuohui ZHAO, Associate Professor of Environmental Health

Yubin ZHANG, Associate Research Fellow of Occupational Health

Min HU, Lecturer of Health Economics


China Medical Board (CMB), Zhejiang University School of Medicine, and CHPAMS co-hosted the second Westlake Youth Forum on June 15-18, 2015 in Hangzhou, China. The forum attracted over 50 attendees, including selected CHPAMS voting/registered members with generous support from CMB. CHPAMS worked closely with the other organizers in the fellowship selection, event planning and coordination. During the forum, CHPAMS also held its own member-only session on June 16.  The Westlake Youth Forum provided excellent educational and networking opportunities to junior public health and health policy scholars.              

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The China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS) and its members actively participated in the Chinese Economists Society (CES) 2015 Conference co-organized by Chongqing University on June 13-14, 2015. Under the overarching theme: In the Context of “New Normal” Theory: Deepen the Comprehensive Reform in China, CHPAMS also organized a session on June 13, 2015.  CHPAMS members contributed as session chairs, moderators and panelists in several sessions. Dr. Qi (Harry) Zhang chaired a round table forum on the aging population needs and health reform on June 14. Dr. Gordon Liu and Dr. Shuanglin Lin from Peking University, Dr. Yinyao Chen from Fudan University, and Dr. Hengjin Dong from Zhejiang University delivered excellent speeches on this roundtable and received warm responses from the audience.

CHPAMS was also proud to witness several members being recognized for their achievement: HUANG Wei (Best CES Economics Student Award), HE Guojun (Gregory Chow Best Paper Award), Qi (Harry) Zhang, Best Service Award. Congratulations to the awards winners!


CHPAMS held a reception at the 2015 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) on June 15, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. Approximately 20 current and new CHPAMS members participated and enjoyed the gathering. This social event provided a delightful opportunity for Chinese researchers from all around the world to exchange ideas and network with colleagues. 

5.      In order to feature and promote the accomplishments from our members, if you have new publications and awards, please let us know at

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Members' Corner

Dr. Liang Wang, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Associate Director of the China-Tennessee Health Education Training Institute, East Tennessee State University, recently published a paper in the International Journal of Epidemiology with collaborators from China and the US. The paper is titled, "Resting heart rate and the risk of developing impaired fasting glucose and diabetes: the Kailuan prospective study". [Link]

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Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor and Lecturer Positions Available for 2015-2017
School of Public Health
Zhejiang University
Deadline: July 30, 2015
Contact person: Ms. Meng Fei (; Phone: +86-571-8898-1319)
[Location: HangZhou, Zhejiang]

Scientist/ Assistant Scientist
School of Medicine and Health Management
Shandong University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Jinan, Shandong]

Professors, Associate Professors, and Ph.D. graduates in Administration Management, Human Resource Management in Public Sector, Social Medicine and Health Management, Policy Science, Administrative law, Economics
School of Public Administration
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
Deadline: Open until filled, for questions please contact
[Location: Chengdu, China]

Lecturer/ Assistant Professor
China Center for Health Development Studies
Peking University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing]

United States

Assistant/Associate Professor: Epidemiology
Graduate School of Public Health
San Diego State University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: San Diego, CA]

Assistant/Associate Professor: Global Health
Graduate School of Public Health
San Diego State University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: San Diego, CA]

Adjunct Faculty 
Population Health Department
University of San Francisco
Deadline:  Open until filled
[Location: San Francisco, CA]

Health Services Researcher
Department of Surgery
Stanford University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Stanford, CA]

Health Economist
Department of Surgery
Stanford University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Stanford, CA]

Assistant Professor of Health Services Administration and Policy 
Department of Public Health
Temple University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Senior Associate Professor or Full Professor
Department of International Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Baltimore, Maryland]

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

ORISE Fellowship
Division of Diabetes Translation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deadline:  Open until filled
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
Maternal Child Health Program
School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley
Deadline:  Open until filled
[Location: Berkeley, CA]

Post-Doctoral or Research Fellow in Economics of Ageing (Health, Housing and Pensions)
Centre for Research on the Economics of Ageing
School of Economics
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Singapore]

Post-doctoral Fellowship
Department of Global Health
Emory University
Deadline:  Open until filled
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

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2015 International Symposium on Migrant Health Policy and Research in China
Health Equity, Social Integration and Health Outcome
Conference Dates: September 4th – September 6th, 2015
Contact Information:
Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China

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Research Updates

Mental health in China: what will be achieved by 2020? The Lancet, Volume 385, Issue 9987, 2548

Tobacco in China: taming the smoking dragon. Schwartländer, Bernhard et al. The Lancet, Volume 385, Issue 9983, 2123 - 2124

Road traffic injury and rescue system in China. Wang, Tianbing et al. The Lancet, Volume 385, Issue 9978, 1622

Depression care management for adults older than 60 years in primary care clinics in urban China: a cluster-randomised trial. Chen, Shulin et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 2, Issue 4, 332 - 339

Ebola Outbreak: From the Perspective of African Migrants in China. Lavinia Lin, Brian J. Hall, Levina Chandra Khoe, and Adams B. Bodomo. American Journal of Public Health: May 2015, Vol. 105, No. 5, pp. e5-e5. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302649

Have Health Human Resources Become More Equal Between Rural and Urban Areas after the New Reform? Qian Yang, Hengjin Dong. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. Volume 3, Issue 7, December 2014, Page 359-360

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