Issue 45, September 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  

CHPAMS 1st Webinar

Title: Global burden of disease study and its application in China
Speaker: Haidong Wang, Ph.D.
                Associate Professor
                Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
                University of Washington
Date: September 28, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:00-10:00pm U.S. Eastern Time
Webinar Access Information:
                Webinar Access:
                Meeting number: 195 587 132
                Audio Connection: +1-415-655-0001 U.S. TOLL
                                               Access code: 195 587 132

CHPAMS Reception at the APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo in Denver

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo in Denver, CO.  CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Dr. Xuesong Han ( with subject line “CHPAMS Denver”.

                Time: October 31, 2016 (Monday) at 6:15 PM
                Location: TBD
                Contact: Xuesong Han (

CHPAMS Reception at 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver

CHPAMS will hold a reception at the 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, Canada. CHPAMS members are welcomed to participate and develop new and continued fellowship and friendship. If interested, please email Dr. Harry Zhang ( with subject line “CHPAMS Vancouver”.

                Time: November 16th, 2016 (Wednesday) at 7PM
                Location: TBD
                Contact: Harry Zhang (

CHPAMS Member's Updates

Dr. Winnie Chi-Man Yip, a member of CHPAMS Advisory Committee, was appointed as Professor of the Practice of Global Health Policy and Economics, effective September 1, 2016 , with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Yip will also serve as Director of the China Health Partnership, with the vision to strengthen and expand research and training programs in Chinese health systems and policy. Big congratulations to Professor Yip!

CHPAMS member and Board Director Dr. Liang Wang, an Assistant Professor at College of Public Health, East Tennessee University, is serving President of International Chinese Nutrition Young Scholar Network (ICNYSN). It is a new organization established on May 31st 2016, which consists of global Chinese young scholars, practitioners, entrepreneurs and students in Nutrition Science and Healthcare field. The purpose of building this network is to promote the development of young scholars’ career and innovative nutritional projects through communication, learning, training and multi-disciplinary cooperation, and eventually help improving public health both in China and globally. CHPAMS member Dr. Youfa Wang, Professor at School of Public Health and Health Professionals, University of Buffalo, The State University of New York, serves as chair of advisory board committee. Until September 2016, there are about 700 members worldwide.  

For more details please click here or scan the QR code below:

(WeChat ID: ICNYSN_Nutrition)
Big congratulations to Liang and Youfa! 

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United States

Assistant and Associate Professor
Department of Health Policy
Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine
Application deadline: December 15, 2016
[Location: Nashville, TN]

Assistant Professor
School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
Application deadline: October 1, 2016
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Assistant/Associate Professor
Advanced Quantitative Statistics and Methodology
College of Health and Human Science’s Public Health Graduate Program
Purdue University
Application review: Starting from November 1, 2016
[Location: West Lafayette, IN]

Department Chair
Department of Health Management and Policy
University of Kentucky
Application deadline: September 30, 2016 or until filled
[Location: Lexington, KY]

Tenured or tenure-track position in applied microeconomics
School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
Application deadline: December 1, 2016
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Dissemination & Implementation Science
Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research
Rutgers University
[Location: New Brunswick, NJ]

Division of Health Care Policy and Research
University of Colorado, Denver
[Location: Denver, CO]

Project Manager/Economist
Berkeley Center for Health Technology
School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley
Final review date: September 14, 2016 or open until filled
[Location: Berkeley, CA]

Health Service Researcher
College of Public Health
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Application deadline: January 1, 2017
[Locations: Columbus, OH]

Research Associate in Health Policy and Health Services Research
Fuqua School of Business
Duke University
Application deadline: December 1, 2016
[Location: Various locations]


Assistant or Associate Professor
Two faculty positions in Environmental health and Health Systems and Policy
(Position ID=7812)
Duke Kunshan University
Application deadline: December 1, 2016 or open until filled
[Location: Kunshan, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China]

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Scholarships & Fellowships  

2017 NCHS/AcademyHealth Health Policy Fellowship
Application deadline: November 7, 2016
[Location: Washington, DC]

Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy for Physicians
Application deadline: December 1, 2016
[Location: Boston, MA]

2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows
Application deadline: November 15, 2016
[Location: Washington, DC]

2017-2018 Class of Health and Aging Policy Fellows
Application deadline: April 17, 2017
[Location: Washington, DC]

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2016 CHES-Caribbean Health Economics Symposium
Conference dates: December 11-13, 2016
[Location: Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands]

5th International Choice Modelling Conference (ICMC)
Abstract submission: September 30, 2016/9/9
Early bird registration: December 15, 2016
Conference dates: April 3-5, 2017
[Location: Capetown, South Africa]

13th Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry - Mental Health Policy and Economics
Abstract submission: October 30, 2016
Conference dates: March 24-26, 2017
[Location: Venice, Italy]

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Research Update

Li M, Wang C. The Association Between the New Rural Cooperative Medical System and Healthcare-Seeking Behavior Among Middle-Aged and Older Chinese. Journal of Aging & Social Policy. 2016 August.

Cai W, Cai S, Deng L, Cai B, Yu M. Hospital organizational environment and staff satisfaction in China: A large‐scale survey. International Journal of Nursing Practice. 2016 August.

Jin Y, Hou Z, Zhang D. Determinants of Health Insurance Coverage among People Aged 45 and over in China: Who Buys Public, Private and Multiple Insurance. PloS one. 2016 August.

Wang X, Luo H, Qin X, Feng J, Gao H, Feng Q. Evaluation of performance and impacts of maternal and child health hospital services using Data Envelopment Analysis in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China: a comparison study among poverty and non-poverty county level hospitals. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2016 August.

Wu J, Zhang S, Chen H, Lin Y, Dong X, Yin X, Lu Z, Cao S. Patient Satisfaction with Community Health Service Centers as Gatekeepers and the Influencing Factors: A Cross-Sectional Study in Shenzhen, China. PloS one. 2016 August.

Sun M, Shen JJ, Li C, Cochran C, Wang Y, Chen F, Li P, Lu J, Chang F, Li X, Hao M. Effects of China’s New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme on reducing medical impoverishment in rural Yanbian: An alternative approach. BMC Health Services Research. 2016 August.

Zhang G, Zhang L, Wu S, Xia X, Lu L. The convergence of Chinese county government health expenditures: capitation and contribution. BMC Health Services Research. 2016 August.

Peiris D, Sun L, Patel A, Tian M, Essue B, Jan S, Zhang P. Systematic medical assessment, referral and treatment for diabetes care in China using lay family health promoters: protocol for the SMARTDiabetes cluster randomised controlled trial. Implementation Science. 2016 August.

Yin J, Wei X, Li H, Jiang Y, Mao C. Assessing the impact of general practitioner team service on perceived quality of care among patients with non-communicable diseases in China: a natural experimental study. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2016 August.

Zhang L, Long J, Jiang W, Shi Y, He X, Zhou Z, Li Y, Yeung RO, Wang J, Matsushita K, Coresh J. Trends in Chronic Kidney Disease in China. New England Journal of Medicine. 2016 September.

Li Q, He H, Liang H, Bishai DM, Hyder AA. One Outcome, Many Trends: Understanding National Data Sources for Road Traffic Fatalities in China. American Journal of Public Health. Epub 2016 August.

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