Issue 48, December 2016

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

"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

Last Call for Nominations: Rising Scholar Best Paper Award, Due Jan 1, 2017

Only a few days are left to apply for CHPAMS's 2016 Rising Scholar Best Paper Award, which is established to recognize outstanding peer review publications authored by CHPAMS members in 2016.  Candidates for this award are registered CHPAMS members who are either current students or within five years since receiving their last academic degrees. CHPAMS membership is free and open to all (online registration: Please visit CHPAMS website for details on eligibility and required documents.  To apply, the nominator must email required application documents to 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.

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Member’s Corner

Dr. Youfa Wang Named Associate Chair of the Global Health Section of the Chinese Prevention Medical Association

Prof. Youfa Wang, a CHPAMS founder and a former Board Director of CHPAMS, recently was elected as an Associate Chair of the Global Health Section of The Chinese Prevention Medical Association. The Global Health Section, a global health community association based in China, was founded on December 3rd 2016 in Beijing. It aims to facilitate research and collaboration on global health issues in China and worldwide.

Prof. Wang was elected based on his outstanding accomplishment and contributions in his career and work as a nutritional epidemiologist and related to global health and chronic diseases. This is another recent recognition of his expertise and important contributions by one of the most prestigious medical academies in China. Prof Wang is the founding Dean of Global Health Institute at Xi’an Jiaotong University. Over the past 15 years, he has worked at multiple universities in the United States as a Professor, Center Director and Department Chair such as at Johns Hopkins University and State University of New York; and he has been an adjunct professors in multiple universities in China as well. We believe Prof. Wang will contribute to global health development in China exceptionally well in his future efforts.

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United States   

Open Rank Faculty Position
The Department of Health Policy and Management
Milken Institute School of Public Health
George Washington University
Deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. 
[Location: Washington, DC]

Open Rank Faculty Position
The Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
University of Michigan
Application Deadline: Early applications are encouraged. Review of the applications will begin immediately
[Location: Ann Arbor, MI]

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Harrison School of Pharmacy
Auburn University
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 1, 2017, and continue until a suitable candidate is selected and recommended for appointment
[Location: Auburn, AL]

Open Rank Faculty Position
School of Health Profession Department of Health Services Administration
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Application Deadline: Formal review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016.
[Location: Birmingham, AL]

Assistant/Associate/Professor, Director of MPH Program
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Cleveland, OH]

Tenure Track Faculty Position
Health Outcomes Research and Policy
Auburn University
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Auburn, AL] 

Post-doctoral Position in Health Services Research and Policy
Department of Public Health Sciences
School of Medicine
University of California Davis
Requirement: This position starts from April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  The applicant must earn a PhD prior to April 1, 2017.
[Location: Davis, CA] 

Postdoctoral Health Research Fellow
Department of Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medicine
Application Deadline: December 1, 2015
[Location: New York, NY] 

Senior Consultant, Research Analytics
School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
University of Maryland Baltimore
Application Deadline: Review of applications will start immediately and continue through early 2017
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Senior Scientist
Disparities Research Unit
Department of Medicine
The Massachusetts General Hospital
Application Deadline: Open until filed
[Location: Boston, MA]

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Scholarships & Fellowships   

Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellowship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deadline: Jan 27th, 2017

AcademyHealth Delivery System Science Fellowship
Deadline: Jan 6th, 2017

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2017 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference
Conference dates: January 30 - 31, 2017
[Location: Washington, D.C.] 

International Health Policy Conference
Conference date: February 16-19, 2017
[Location: The London School of Economics and Political Science Health & Social Care, London, UK]

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference - Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership & Sustainability in Global Health
Conference dates: April 7-9, 2017
[Location: Washington, DC, USA]

Population Association of America Annual Conference
Conference dates: April 27 – 29, 2017
[Location: Chicago, IL]

American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting
Conference dates: November 4-8, 2017

Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health of APHA Call for Abstract
Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2017

Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus encourage submissions that focus on the annual meeting’s theme, "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health" as it applies to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Abstract submissions authored by or in collaboration with AAPI community-based partners are highly encouraged.

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