Issue 43, July 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.     New Board of Directors (2016- 2018):

CHPAMS has successfully completed our election for the 2016-2018 Board of Directors (BOD). While we transition to the new BOD, we want to thank the outgoing initial BOD (2014-2016). Under the leadership of the initial BOD, CHPAMS had many accomplishments, such as its incorporation as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the first CHPAMS Conference, the monthly newsletter "CHPAMS Monthly", the Jump-start Your Career Webinar series, contributions to West Lake Forum and Youth Forum, and numerous receptions and outreaches at various conferences and meetings. The term for the new BOD started on July 1, 2016 and will end on June 30, 2018. We look forward to more growth and development under the new leadership! 

2.     CHPAMS' participation in Westlake Youth Forum (Chengdu) on June 21-23, 2016. 

The Westlake Youth Forum is sponsored by China Medical Board and organized by Sichuan University to promote junior scholars' training in health policy and systems sciences and career development. CHPAMS sent seven overseas members to participate in the Forum. Drs. Lincoln Chen, Hai Yu, and Gordon Liu were recognized for their significant contributions and continuous support for CHPAMS, and mentoring of junior scholars in public health and health policy. CHPAMS hosted a membership reunion on June 21. 

3.     Call for Nominations: CHPAMS Inspiration Award

CHPAMS Inspiration award is to recognize CHPAMS member’s determination to overcome significant barriers and achieve the beyond-expectation accomplishment in scientific research, community services, or innovative activities. Interested members can visit for more details. Qualified members should send an application letter with no more than 1,000 words to Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen ( by October 1, 2016. The winner will receive $500 at minimum level and an award plaque. 

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Senior Program Officer, Health and R&D Partnership
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Policy & Advocacy
Reference Number: 6397BR
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Beijing, China] 

Fellow, Global Policy & Advocacy
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Application Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Beijing, China]

United States

Assistant Professor, Health Administration and Policy
University of Nevada, Reno
Application Deadline: 10/16/2016
Location: Reno, NV, USA

Research Project Manager, Community Health Science
Boston University
Reference Number: 8374/G1516
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Boston, MA, United States

Assistant Director, Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy
Harvard University
Reference Number: 39598BR
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA

Chair/Full Professor, Community Environment & Policy
University of Arizona Department of Public Health
Deadline: Currently Open
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA

University of Virginia Department of Emergency Medicine
Reference Number: 0618476
Application Deadline: Currently open
Location: Charlottesville, VA, United States

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Emory University, the Hubert Department of Global Health
Reference Number: 58593BR
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

Health Policy Analyst
Vanderbilt University, Department of Health Policy
Reference Number: 1511913
Application Deadline: 09/10/2016
Location: Nashville, TN, Massachusetts

Other Countries

Chief People Officer
Save the Children
Deadline: 08/02/2016
Location: West End, UK

Senior Specialist, Strategy Development & Tenders
Reference Number: VN243
Deadline: Currently Open
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Massachusetts General Hospital Administrative Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital
Deadline: 10/032016
[Location, Boston, MA, United States]

NYU Langone Medical Center Administrative Fellowship
NYU Langone Medical
Deadline: 09/27/2016
[Location: New York, United States]

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Public Health Informatics Conference
Conference time: August 21 - 24, 2016
[Location: Atlanta, GA, United States]

2016 US Southeast China-US Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition Conference
Project Application Submission Deadline: July 31, 2016
Qualification Assessment Deadline: August 7, 2016
Conference time: August 27, 2016
[Location: Atlanta, GA, United States]

Stanford Medicine X 2016
Conference time: September 16 - 18, 2016
[Location: Stanford, CA, United States]

Society for Public Health Education 67th Annual Meeting
Conference time: Mar 30th - Apr 1st, 2016
[Location: Charlotte, NC]

International Health Policy Conference 2017
Call for abstract deadline: 10/01/2016
Early-bird Registration Deadline: 11/30/2016
Conference time: Feb 16 - 19, 2016
[Location: London, UK]

82nd International Atlantic Economic Conference
Conference time: Oct 13 - 16, 2016
[Location: Washington, D.C., United States]

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Research Updates

Frank J. Kelly, Tong Zhu. Transport solutions for cleaner air. Science. 2016 May.

Peige Song, Zhenghong Ren, Xinlei Chang, Xuebei Liu and Lin An. Inequality of paediatric workforce distribution in China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016 July.

Jiang Xiong, Zhouyin Wu, Chen Chen, Yingqi Wei and Wei Guo. Association between diabetes and prevalence and growth rate of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Cardiology. 2016 July.

Lin Xiao, Yuan Jiang, Xiurong Liu, Yuqin Li, Quan Gan and Fan Liu. Smoking reduced in urban restaurants: the effect of Beijing smoking control regulation. Tobacco Control. 2016 July.

Chengyue Li, Mei Sun, Jay J. Shen, Christopher R Cochran, Xiaojiao Li and Mo Hao. Evaluation on the efficiencies of county-level Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in China: results from a national survey. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2016 July.

Lianlian Wang, Xianglong Xu, Philip Baker, Chao Tong, Lei Zhang, Hongbo Qi, and Yong Zhao. Patterns and associated factors of caesarean delivery intention among expectant mothers in China: implications from the implementation of China’s new national two-child policy. International Journal of Environmental research and Public Health. 2016 July.

Peng Lei, Zhixin Feng and Zhuochun Wu. The availability and affordability of long-term care for disabled older people in China: the issues related to inequalities in social security benefits. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2016 June.

Nan Zhang, Laia Becares, Tarani Chandola. Patterns and determinants of double-burden of malnutrition among rural children: evidence from China. PLOS One. 2016 July.

Hua You, Hai Gu, Weiqing Ning, Hua Zhou, Hengjin Dong. Comparing maternal services utilization and expense reimbursement before and after the adjustment for the new cooperative medical scheme policy in rural China. PLOS One. 2016 July.

Xiaowei Yang, Jianmin Gao, Zhongliang Zhou, Jue Yan, Sha Lai, Yongjian Xu, Gang Chen. Assessing the effects of the new cooperative medical scheme on alleviating the health payment-induced poverty in Shaanxi Province, China. PLOS One. 2016 July.

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