Issue 56, August 2017

CHPAMS Webinar

Title:  Introduction to comparative effectiveness research and real-world data
Date & Time: 9:00 pm-10:00 pm, September 16, 2017, U.S. Eastern DST
(i.e., 9:00 am-10:00 am, September 17, 2017, China Beijing time)

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Dr. Xianchen Liu’s Short Bio


Dr. Liu is Senior Medical Director at Pfizer and visiting professor of epidemiology, psychiatry, clinical psychology, and health outcomes research at Shandong University, South China Normal University, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and research fellow of the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI). Dr. Liu obtained his medical degree from Shandong Medical University and PhD in mental health at University of Tokyo. He did postdoctoral research in clinical/ environmental epidemiology at National Institutes of Health (NIH). He was assistant professor of psychosocial epidemiology at Arizona State University Prevention Research Center and assistant professor of Psychiatry at University of Pittsburgh before he joined Lilly as senior research scientist in health economics and outcomes research.  His research interests and experiences include behavioral and chronic disease epidemiology, sleep, mental health, community-based interventions, health economics and outcomes research, real-world data, and clinical trials. For over 30 years, Dr. Liu has done clinical and epidemiological studies, health outcomes research and real-world studies in China, Japan, and the US. He has published more than 100 SCI papers in JAMA Psychiatry, JAMA Pediatrics, and International Journal of Epidemiology, etc. He has developed 4 measures for medical and psychological research. He has served as associate editor of SLEEP AND BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS and a reviewer for more than 35 SCI journals.

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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.


United States   

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position, Health Administration and Policy
School of Community Health Sciences
University of Nevada, Reno
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Reno, Nevada]

Tenured Faculty Position: Health Equity Scholar
The Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Los Angeles, California,]

Assistant or Associate Professor: Health Economics or Health Policy
The Department of Health Policy and Management in the Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
Application Deadline: November 17, 2017.
[Location: Atlanta, Georgia]

Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Disparities/Health Equity
The Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina]

Full-Time Faculty Positions: Health Care Management, Department of Health Law, Policy & Management
The Department of Health Law, Policy & Management, School of Public Health
Boston University
Oregon State University
Application Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Boston, Massachusetts]

Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure Track): Pharmacoeconomics
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Deadline: Immediate opening
[Location: Baltimore, Maryland]

Assistant Professor - Infectious Disease Epidemiology
The Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Deadline: Immediate opening
[Location: Minneapolis, MN]

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
University of Arizona
Deadline: Immediate opening
[Location: Tucson, AZ]

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Surgical Health Services Research
The Center for Healthcare Studies at the Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Chicago, Illinois]

Visiting Scholar/ Student: Insurance Claims Data, Hospital Administrative Data, Clinical Trials Study
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
Deadline: Open until filled
Contact: Email
[Location: Boston, MA]


PhD Studentship in Health Services Research
School of Population and Public Health
University of British Columbia
Deadline: January 15, 2018
[Location: Vancouver, BC]

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United States   

American Public Health Association Annual Conference
Conference time: Nov. 4-8, 2017
[Location: Atlanta, GA]

Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health Conference time: December 4-6, 2017
[Location: Arlington, VA]

National Health Policy Conference
Conference time: February 5-6, 2018
[Location: Washington D.C.]

Population Association of America Annual Meeting
Conference time: April 26-28, 2018
Paper Submission Deadline: September 29, 2017
[Location: Denver, CO]

Global Health & Innovation Conference
Conference time: April 14-15, 2018
[Location: New Haven, CT]

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Research Updates

Liu Peilong, Yemane Berhane, Wafaie Fawzi, the China Harvard Africa Network (CHAN) team, World Health Organization and United Nations Development Programme China, “Africa, and US academia join hands to advance global health”, The Lancet, (2017)

Carol Grahama, Shaojie Zhou, JunyiZhang, "Happiness and Health in China: The Paradox of Progress." World Development (2017).

Ziyan Xua, Fangfang Huang, MarkusKöstersa, Nicolas Rüscha al. "Challenging mental health related stigma in China: Systematic review and meta-analysis. II. Interventions among people with mental illness." Psychiatry Research (2017).

Yanping Li, Vasanti Malik, Frank B. Hu." Health Insurance In China: After Declining In The 1990s, Coverage Rates Rebounded To Near-Universal Levels By 2011." Health Affairs (2017).

Yanwei Lin, Qi Zhang, Wen Chen, Li Ling. "The social income inequality, social integration and health status of internal migrants in China." International Journal for Equity in Health (2017).

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