Issue 42, June 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 Announcement

1.      The Board Passed the Policy on Inspiration Award

This award is to recognize individual member’s determination to overcome significant barriers and achieve the beyond-expectation accomplishment in scientific research, community service, or innovative activities. The nominee should email the following documents to the Chair of the award committee by October 1. CHPAMS will announce the winner on February 1 of the following year. The winner will receive $500 at minimum level and an award plaque. The award amount will increase with more endowment and sponsorship.

2.      CHPAMS Reception at Westlake Conference in Chengdu

CHPAMS cordially invites our members in Chengdu to attend the reunion at Westlake Conference.

Time: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Location: Wangjiang Club 4F Sentosa Island Hall, Wangjiang Hotel (No.42, Xiashahepu Street, Chengdu, Sichuan)

Contact: Harry Zhang (

3.      CHPAMS Reception at AcademyHealth Annual Conference in Boston

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Conference. CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Ms. Qian Shi ( with subject line “CHPAMS 2016 AcademyHealth Reception”.

Time: Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 7PM
Location: TBD
Contact: Qian Shi (

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Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty
The Department of Health Behavior (HB), Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
[Location: Chapel Hill, NC]
Deadline: June 7, 2017

Assistant or Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute & The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health
[Location: Cambridge, MA]
Interested applicants are encouraged to send a statement of interest and CV to

Faculty Member in Health Care Policy
Harvard Medical School
Department of Health Care Policy
[Location: Cambridge, MA]
Deadline: November 1, 2016

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Department of Clinical Sciences
University of Kentucky
[Location: Lexington, KY]
Deadline: Open until filled

Research Assistant/Associate Professor
Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement
Boston University Medical Campus
[Location: Boston, MA]
Prospective candidates should submit their application materials to Dr. Tony Godfrey at

Assistant Professor (Research)
Health Services Research
Department of Health Services, Policy & Practice
Brown University School of Public Health
[Location: Providence, RI]
Deadline: August 1, 2016If attending Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, contact
Vince_Mor@Brown.Edu to let him know you are interested in this position.

Health Economist/Outcomes Researcher
Cleveland Clinic
[Location: Cleveland, OH]
For more details and to apply, please submit an updated CV and cover letter to Nathan Elting,
Physician Recruiter at

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

Hilton Postdoctoral Fellowship
UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center
[Location: Los Angeles, CA]
Deadline: Open until filled

Postdoctoral position
China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study
National School of Development, Peking University  
[Location: Beijing, China]
Prospective candidates should submit their application materials to

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The Columbia-Fudan Global Summit on Population Aging:

A dialogue on Research, Policy, Health Systems and Industry Initiatives
Conference Dates: October 17-19, 2016
Abstract Due: TBD
Location: Shanghai, China

The 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG):

Global Aging and Health: Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice
Conference Dates: July 23-27, 2017
Abstracts Due: July 15, 2016
Location: San Francisco, CA

Population Association of America 2017 Annual Meeting
Conference Dates: April 27-29, 2017
Abstracts Due: TBD
Location: Chicago, IL

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Research Update

Chen, K., Zhou, L., Chen, X., Ma, Z., Liu, Y., Huang, L., ... & Kinney, P. L. (2016). Urbanization level and vulnerability to heat-related mortality in Jiangsu Province, China. Environmental Health Perspectives. May

Zhou, H., Sun, S., Luo, R., Sylvia, S., Yue, A., Shi, Y., ... & Rozelle, S. (2016). Impact of text message reminders on caregivers’ adherence to a home fortification program against child anemia in rural western China: a cluster-randomized controlled trial. American journal of public health, (0), e1-e7.

Charlson, F. J., Baxter, A. J., Cheng, H. G., Shidhaye, R., & Whiteford, H. A. (2016). The burden of mental, neurological, and substance use disorders in China and India: a systematic analysis of community representative epidemiological studies. The Lancet. May

Cui, H., He, C., Kang, L., Li, Q., Miao, L., Shen, L., ... & Wang, Y. (2016). Under-5-Years Child Mortality due to congenital anomalies: a retrospective study in urban and rural China in 1996− 2013. American journal of preventive medicine, 50(5), 663-671.

Wu, C., Gao, L., Chen, S., & Dong, H. (2016). Care services for elderly people with dementia in rural China: a case study. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 94(3), 167.

Zhang, J., Xu, P., & Liu, F. (2016). One-child policy and childhood obesity. China Economic Review. May

Lee, E. H. M., Hui, C. L. M., Ching, E. Y. N., Lin, J., Chang, W. C., Chan, S. K. W., & Chen, E. Y. H. (2016). Public stigma in China associated with schizophrenia, depression, attenuated psychosis syndrome, and psychosis-like experiences. Psychiatric Services. March

Lewington, S., Lacey, B., Clarke, R., Guo, Y., Kong, X. L., Yang, L., ... & Xiong, Y. (2016). The burden of hypertension and associated risk for cardiovascular mortality in China. JAMA internal medicine, 176(4), 524-532.

You, J. (2016). Lending to parents and insuring children: is there a role for microcredit in complementing health insurance in rural China? Health economics. May

Sun, X., Liu, X., Sun, Q., Yip, W. C. M., Wagstaff, A., & Menge, Q. (2016). The impact of a pay-for-performance scheme on prescription quality in rural China. Health economics. June.

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