Issue 47, November 2016

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. Call for Nominations: Rising Scholar Best Paper Award

CHPAMS's Rising Scholar Best Paper Award is to recognize outstanding peer review publications authored by CHPAMS members who are in their early career stage.  Candidates for this award are registered CHPAMS members who are either current students or within five years since receiving their last academic degrees. If you are interested in nominating or self-nominating a candidate for this award, please visit CHPAMS website for details on eligibility and required documents.  To apply, the nominator must email required application documents to Dr. Zheng (Jane) Li ( by January 1, 2017, using a subject line “CHPAMS Best Paper Award application”.  CHPAMS will announce the winner(s) in March, 2017.  Winner(s) will receive a plaque and a $100 or equivalent reward.

2. CHPAMS members reunited during the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, Canada, from November 14th to 18th. Cheers!

3.     CHARVARD FORUM-CHPAMS联合沙龙第一期预告:

地点:1709 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138
     主讲人: 周若华(哈佛大学健康政策专业经济方向博士生在读)
     主讲人: 李明强(哈佛公共卫生学院博士后研究员)
     评议人: 韩雪松 (流行病及健康服务学者,就职于美国癌症协会)



Meeting number: 199 269 436
电话:              +1-415-655-0001
Access code:     199 269 436

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Members Corner

1.     Muzi Na has won the 1st place in the Elevator Pitch Contest on Micronutrient Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Micronutrient Forum, Cancun, Mexico, in October 2016. Congratulations! 



Intern, Monitoring and Evaluation
United Nations Development Programme
Application Deadline: Currently Open
[Location: Beijing, China] 

 Assistant, Associate and Full Professor
Suzhou Institute of Systems Medicine, CAMS
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Suzhou, China]

United States

Assistant or Associate Professor, Environmental/Occupational Health
Brigham Young University
Application Deadline: 01/13/2017
Location: Provo, UT, USA

Assistant or Associate Professor, - Biostatistician/Epidemiologist (Tenure-Track)
CUNY Brooklyn University
Reference Number: 15976
Application Deadline: 01/25/2017
Location: New York, NY, United States

Endowed Distinguished Professor in Public Health
Appalachian State University
Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Boone, NC, USA

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics/Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Health Sciences
University of Montana
Reference Number: 1669-254
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Missoula, MT, United States

Lecturer – Public Health Sciences
Clemson University
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Clemson, SC, United States.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health & Community Medicine
Tufts University
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Medford, MA, United States

Assistant or Associate Adjunct Professor – Health and Technology – School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley
Reference Number: JPF01211
Application Deadline: 12/04/2016
Location: Berkeley, CA, United States

Other Countries

Research Fellow
University of Central Lancashire
Deadline: 12/20/2016
Reference Number: REQ002495
Location: Preston, UK

Analyst, Epidemiology, Real World Evidence
Deadline: Currently Open
Location: London, UK

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Cancer Prevention Studies Post-doctoral Fellowship Program in Epidemiology
Intramural Research, American Cancer Society
Reference Number: 22355
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location, New York, NY]

Analytic Data Management Fellowship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reference Number: CDC-CGH-2016-0121
Deadline: Currently Open
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

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The 22nd ISPOR Annual International Meeting
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 10, 2017
Conference time: May 20-24, 2017
[Location: Boston, MA]

2017 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting
Conference time: April 6-8, 2017
[Location: Austin, TX]

Medtrade – The Elements of Success in HME
Conference time: October 24 - 26, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

AAPA Conference 2017 – American Academy of Physician Assistant
Conference time: May 15-19, 2017
[Location: Las Vegas, NV]

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Research Updates

Chengyue Li, Mei Sun, Ying Wang, Li Luo, Mingzhu Yu, Yu Zhang et al. The centers for disease control and prevention system in China: trends from 2002-2012. American Journal of Public Health. 2016 December.

Jun Zhang, Ying Tian, Weiye Wang, Hong Huang, Xiaoming Shen and Kun Sun. Toward a national birth cohort study in China. American Journal of Public Health. 2016 December.

Yuan He, An Pan, Ying Yang, Yuanyuan Wang, Jihong Xu et al. Prevalence of underweight, overweight, and obesity among reproductive-age women and adolescent girls in rural China. American Journal of Public Health. 2016 December.

Youfa Wang, Liang Wang, Hong Xue and Weidong Qu. A review of the growth of the fast food industry in China and its potential impact on obesity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016 November.

Yihuan Li, Jenn-Yun Tein, Minqiang Zhang, Yawei Yang and Guoting Wu. Changes in depression among older adults in China. Journal of Affective Disorder. 2016 November.

Jie Ban, Lei Huang, Chen Chen, Yuming Guo, et al. Integrating new indicators of predictors that shape the public’s perception of local extreme temperature in China. Science of The Total Environment. 2016 November.

Qiuping Li, Yi Lin, Caiping Hu, Yinghua Xu, Huiya Zhou, et al. The Chinese version of hospital anxiety and depression scale: psychometric properties in Chinese cancer patients and their family caregivers. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 2016 November.

Caijun Yang, Qian Shen, Wenfang Cai, Wenwen Zhu, et al. Impact of the zero markup drug policy on hospitalization expenditure in western rural China: an interrupted time series analysis. The European Journal of Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2016 Novermber.

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.

Weiwei Zhao, Zhenyu Wu, Jianhua Chen, Huixun Jia, et al. Survival prediction of anxious emotion in advanced cancer patients receiving palliative care. Journal of Psychological, Social and Behavioral Dimensions of Cancer. 2016 November.

Fan Wu, Yanfei Guo, Yang Zheng, Wenjun Ma, et al. Social-economic status and cognitive performance among Chinese aged 50 years and older. PLoS One. 2016 November.

Ming-Tao Li, Gui-Quan Sun, Laith Yakob, et al. The driving force for 2014 dengue outbreak in Guangdong, China. PLoS One. 2016 November.

Le Cai, Wenlong Cui, Dingyun You, Jianhui He and Keying Zhao. Socioeconomic variations in nicotine dependence in rural southwest China. BMC Public Health. 2016 November.

Ying Xu, Yanfan Guo, Kaiqiang Liu, Zheng Liu, et al. E-cigarette awareness, use and harm perception among adults: a meta-analysis of observational studies. PLoS One. 2016 November.

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