Issue 57, September 2017

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 Visiting Scholar Information Exchange Platform

1. The CHPAMS Visiting Scholar Information Exchange Platform aims to provide a platform for visiting scholars in China and potential visiting research institutes in North America. The platform now is in preparation, you can find more from the CHPAMS WeChat account.


2. Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen, President of CHPAMS, presented the inaugural CHPAMS Inspiration Award to Dr. Youfa Wang, Dean, Global Health Institute, Xi’an Jiaotong University, and John and Janice Fisher Endowed Chair in Wellness, Ball State University.

3. Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen, President of CHPAMS, and Mr. Dong (Roman) Xu, Dr. Liang Wang, Directors of CHPAMS, attended the Belt and Road Global Health Institute, Xi'an Jiaotong University on October 24-27, in Xi'an, China. Dr. Liang Wang (President of ICNYSN), led organize and co-chaired the Nutrition and Health session.

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Full time Assistant Professor-Labor, Development, and Health
Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research (CHLR), Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE)
Deadline: December 8-9, 2017
[Location: Beijing-China]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Environmental Economics
Duke Kunshan University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

Postdoctoral Fellow for Health Policy and System
Duke Kunshan University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

Assistant/Associate Professor of global public health
Duke Kunshan University
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, China]

United States   

Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Climate Change and Health
Yale School of Public Health
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: New Haven CT]

Post-doctoral Fellow – Cancer Prevention Studies
American Cancer Society
Deadline: Currently open
[Location: Georgia - Atlanta]

Research Methodologist – Consumer Behavior/Economic Decision-Making Analytics
NORC at the University of Chicago
Deadline: Currently open
[Chicago, Illinois]


Postdoctoral Fellowships
British Academy
Deadline: October 18, 2017
[Location: UK]

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The 10th International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Public Health (EPPH 2018)
Conference time: 23-25 March 2018
[Location: Guilin, China]

United States   

2018 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference
Conference time: 16-18 March, 2018
[Location: New York City, NY]

Health Care Systems Research Network Conference
Conference time: 11-13 April, 2018
[Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota]

GSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting
Conference time: 14-18 November, 2018
[Location: Boston, MA]

Other Countries  

International Conference of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (PHPM 2018)
Conference time: 5-7 January, 2018
[location: Bangkok, Thailand]

11th European Public Health Conference 2018
Conference time: 28 November - 1 December 2018
[Location: Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia]

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Research Updates

The Lancet Global Health. Facing forwards along the Health Silk Road. Lancet. 2017; 5(10):e948.

Shigui Yang, Jie Wu, Cheng Ding, Yuanxia Cui, Yuqing Zhou, Yiping Li, Min Deng, Chencheng Wang, Kaijin Xu, Jingjing Ren, Bing Ruan, Lanjuan Li. Epidemiological features of and changes in incidence of infectious diseases in China in the first decade after the SARS outbreak: an observational trend study. Lancet. 2017; 17(7): 716-725.

GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet. 2017; 390 (10100):1084-1150.

Avraham Ebensteina, Maoyong Fan, Michael Greenstone, Guojun He, and Maigeng Zhou. New evidence on the impact of sustained exposure to air pollution on life expectancy from China’s Huai River Policy. PNAS. Published online before print on September 11, 2017.

Katherine Kolor, Zhuo Chen, Scott D. Grosse, Juan L. Rodriguez, Ridgely Fisk Green, W. David Dotson, M. Scott Bowen, Julie A. Lynch, Muin J. Khoury. BRCA Genetic Testing and Receipt of Preventive Interventions Among Women Aged 18–64 Years with Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas — United States, 2009–2014. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). 2017; 66(15): 1-11.

Mahshid Dehghan, Andrew Mente, Xiaohe Zhang, Sumathi Swaminathan, Wei Li, Viswanathan Mohan, Romaina Iqbal, Rajesh Kumar, Edelweiss Wentzel-Viljoen, Annika Rosengren, Leela Itty Amma, Alvaro Avezum, Jephat Chifamba, Rafael Diaz, Rasha Khatib, Scott Lear, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Xiaoyun Liu, Rajeev Gupta, Noushin Mohammadifard, Nan Gao, Aytekin Oguz, Anis Safura Ramli, Pamela Seron, Yi Sun, Andrzej Szuba, Lungiswa Tsolekile, Andreas Wielgosz, Rita Yusuf, Afzal Hussein Yusufali, Koon K Teo, Sumathy Rangarajan, Gilles Dagenais, Shrikant I Bangdiwala, Shofiqul Islam, Sonia S Anand, Salim Yusuf, on behalf of theProspective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study investigators.  Associations of fats and carbohydrate intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 18 countries from five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study. Lancet. Available online 29 August 2017.

Chen Y, Yang K, Marušic A, Qaseem A, Meerpohl JJ, Flottorp S, Akl EA, Schünemann HJ, Chan ES, Falck-Ytter Y, Ahmed F, Barber S, Chen C, Zhang M, Xu B, Tian J, Song F, Shang H, Tang K, Wang Q, Norris SL; RIGHT (Reporting Items for Practice Guidelines in Healthcare) Working Group. A Reporting Tool for Practice Guidelines in Health Care: The RIGHT Statement. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2017;166(2):128-132.

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