International Activity of the Faculty : China

 

Serap Aksoy

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

China (2010)

Education and Training
Li Foundation Yale-China Training Program

China (2008)

Genetics - Yale-Fudan Collaborative Program
The Yale-Fudan Collaborative Program is a co-training program between Yale and Fudan University. Within this program, pre- and postdoctoral students from the Genetics Department of Fudan University conduct research at Yale for a two-year period and return to China to receive their degrees from... 
 

Michelle Bell

Professor of Forestry And Environmental Studies and of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

China (2008)

Pollution, Sandstorms, & Hospital Admission
Professor Bell is examining the relationship between air pollution, sandstorms, and hospital admissions in Taiwan.
 

Elizabeth Bradley

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Director, Yale Global Health Initiative
Faculty Director, Global Health Leadership Institute
Master, Branford College, Yale College

China (2010)

Healthcare delivery, China
Women in Management: Improving Health Care Delivery in China

China (2009)

China, The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: Yale-Tsinghua Certificate Program in International Healthcare Management
Starting in 2009, this program was part of a five-year investment to provide underserved women around the world with a business and management education. GHLI partnered with Tsinghua School of Economics and Management to train female health care administrators in China by offering practical field... 

China (2007)

Infection Control Policies and Practices in China
Professor Elizabeth Bradley, Professor Louise-Marie Dembry, and Professor Hong Wang are conducting a policy analysis to understand how guidelines for infection control differ in China, followed by an empirical study to assess current infection control practices in the hospital setting, and we are... 

China

10,000 Women Program - Healthcare Management Education
 

Xi Chen

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences

China (2011)

New Approaches to Measuring Poverty and Vulnerability
Working with researchers from United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), this project seeks innovative ways to measuring poverty and vulnerability that contribute to poverty and behavioral Economics.

Anshun, China (2009)

Social Network Data Collection
Working with researchers from International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, I'm designing and implementing a unique social network data collection in the poorest Guizhou province in China. The detailed network collection involves multiple... 

Guiyang, China (2004)

Poverty and Public Investment (2004-)
Working together with researchers from International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, I have been engaging in developing and implementing a census-type longitudinal household and individual survey in rural western China. The initial goal of the... 
 

Paul Cleary

Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Sociology
Dean, Yale School of Public Health
Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

China (1997)

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) supports innovative, interdisciplinary research that combines behavioral, social, and biomedical approaches, focused on the implementation of HIV prevention and treatment and the elimination of HIV disparities. CIRA facilitates HIV... 
 

Martha Dale

Residential College Associate Fellow in Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)
Director for China Programs, Global Health Leadership Institute

China (2009)

China, The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: Yale-Tsinghua Certificate Program in International Healthcare Management
Starting in 2009, this program was part of a five-year investment to provide underserved women around the world with a business and management education. GHLI partnered with Tsinghua School of Economics and Management to train female health care administrators in China by offering practical field... 
 

Louise-Marie Dembry

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)
Co-Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital Quality Improvement Support Services
Hospital Epidemiologist, Yale-New Haven Hospital

China (2007)

Infection Control Policies and Practices in China
These professors are conducting a policy analysis to understand how guidelines for infection control differ in China, followed by an empirical study to assess current infection control practices in the hospital setting, and we are developing a set of recommendations for enhancing existing infection... 
 

Gang Han

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Biostatistics)

China (2012  - 2014)

Collaboration with Chinese Academy of Sciences
Collaboration with Dr. Qizhai Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China): we worked together on statistical methodological research in genetic epidemiology studies, clinical trials, nano-medicine and nano-biology, and nonparametric inference.

Beijing, China (2012  - 2014)

Computer navigation-assisted surgery for primary malignant bone tumors
Collaboration with Dr. Weifeng Liu (Beijing Ji Shui Tan Hospital, Peking University, Beijing, China): Primary malignant bone tumors of the pelvis require aggressive surgical management. Computer navigation-assisted surgical technique has allowed surgeons to improve both planning and execution of... 

Beijing, China (2011  - 2014)

Research collaboration on complex systems
Collaboration with Dr. Xi Zhang (Peking University, Beijing, China): The collaboration is primarily on the problem of exacting useful information from the data-rich environments in complex systems. Recent effort has focused on in-situ process monitoring and diagnosis for complex systems like... 
 

Debbie Humphries

Clinical Instructor in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

China (2010)

Supervision of Student Research
 

Kaveh Khoshnood

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)
Program Director- BA-BS/MPH Program in Public Health at Yale
Program Director – Global Health Studies Program at Yale College

Beijing, China (2011)

Multidisciplinary HIV and TB Implementation Sciences Training in China
The goals of the Multidisciplinary HIV and TB Implementation Sciences Training in China (China ICOHRTA2) are to build on the existing China ICOHRTA to further strengthen the capacity of the Chinese Center for Disease Control (CCDC) to conduct training in implementation science and to facilitate its... 

Changsa, China (2010)

Research Ethics Training and Curriculum Development Program with China
This program is building on the success of our extensive collaborations with Central South University, Xiangya School of Medicine, a leading academic institution. The program is developing and disseminating graduate level curricula in research ethics, providing training to Chinese researchers and... 
 

Harlan Krumholz

Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Faculty of Arts and Sciences, of Investigative Medicine and of Public Health (Health Policy)
Co-Director, Clinical Scholars Program
Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Beijing, China (2009  - 2009)

Yale-Fuwai Session
Dr. Krumholz was part of a delegation of physicians and researchers from the United States who participated in a Yale-Fuwai Session at the 2009 International Heart Forum. The Yale-Fuwai Session was the first of its kind to promote international collaboration in the field of outcomes research. Dr.... 
 

Brian Leaderer

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health) and Professor of Forestry And Environmental Studies
Deputy Dean of Public Health

China (2008)

Birth cohort study in China
These professors are establishing a multi-center birth cohort study in China to understand early life environmental exposuers and human health. This study is supported by Yale YCCI award.
 

Shuangge Steven Ma

Associate Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)

China (2013)

Health insurance in mainland China and Taiwan: utilization, impact, and policy interventions
The goal of this study is to provide an updated, comprehensive description of health insurance coverage and utilization and their impacts on health and economic outcomes. Special attention has been paid to the less-advantaged groups.
 

Robert Makuch

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and in the Child Study Center
Director, Regulatory Affairs Track

China (2008)

Public Health Training Program
Professor Makuch led a team to create a training program for Chinese officials at the China State Food and Drug Administration (sFDA). The program, which began in 2008, provides guidance in the creation and implementation of future directions and initiatives of the sFDA.
 

Linda Niccolai

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)
Director, HPV-IMPACT Project (Emerging Infections Program)
Deputy Director, Office International Training (CIRA)
Director, Development Core at Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

China (2009)

AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP)
Training researchers from the Russian Federation, China, India, and South Africa in HIV prevention research.
 

Harvey Risch

Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Shanghai, China (2007  - 2014)

Etiology of Pancreatic Cancer
PI of NIH-funded population-based case-control study of pancreatic cancer in Shanghai, China.
 

Jody Sindelar

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), of Economics and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Executive Committee, ISPS
Research Associate, NBER

China (2008)

Smoking - Effects on Productivity in China
Professors Sindelar and Wang study the impacts of smoking and quitting dynamics on productivity, which is measured by days absent from work. Their work consists of two stages: first, investigating whether smokers have more days absent than those who do not smoke; second, examining the impact of... 
 

Hong Wang

Associate Clinical Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)
Associate Clinical Professor

China (2008)

Smoking - Effects on Productivity in China
Analyzing the effects of smoking and quitting on productivity in China

China (2007)

Infection Control Policies and Practices in China
Guidelines for hospital infection control, a study of current infection control practices, and recommendations for enhancing existing infection control policies and practices in China.

China (2007)

Rural Mutual Health Care (RMHC) in China
Professor Wang established a community based rural health insurance scheme in order to examine the feasibility of this scheme in rural China. This is a three-year social experimental study.
 

Herbert Yu

Professor (Adjunct) of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Shanghai, China (2006  - 2011)

Case-control Study of Pancreas Cancer
Research Collaboration

Tianjin, China (2005  - 2010)

Clinical Study of Lung Cancer
Research Collaboration and Guest Lectures
 

Heping Zhang

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and Professor in the Child Study Center and of Statistics

Guangzhou, China (2013  - 2016)

Analysis of High Throughput Data
This project is funded by National Science Foundation of China for China-Oversea collaboration. We will develop statistical methods to analyze high throughput data for complex diseases.

Guangzhou, China (2013  - 2018)

Research and Program Development in Statistics
This activities will be supported through a short-term 1000-plan. It is to strengthen the statistics program at Sun Yat-Sen University.

Jinan, China (2012  - 2014)

Live Birth After Fresh Embryo Transfer Vs Frozen-thawed Embryo Transfer in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (FreFro-PCOS)
From http://Clinicaltrials.gov: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women of childbearing age. However, the optimal infertility treatment for PCOS patients is still a matter of controversy. Despite producing more follicles and more oocytes than other... 

Harbin, China (2011  - 2014)

Effect of Acupuncture and Clomiphene Citrate on Live Birth in Anovulatory Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: a Randomized Controlled Trial
This is a 2x2 factorial, double-blind, randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture to increase live birth rate in PCOS women in China.

Guangzhou, China (2009  - 2012)

Statistics, Genomics, and Medicine
Chang-Jiang Scholar
 

Yawei Zhang

Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

China (2008)

Birth Cohort Study in China
Work done to establish a multi-center birth cohort study in China to understand early life environmental exposures and human health. This study is supported by Yale YCCI award.
 

Tongzhang Zheng

Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

China (2012)

A Cohort Study in Kailuan Coal Industry
This study includes 30,000 coal miners as exposed cohort and 100,000 nonexposed workers of the industry as internal controls. 60,000 study subjects have completed baseline interviews and donated blood samples. The study will follow-up the study subjects every two years.

China (2012)

The Asia Cohort Consortium (ACC)
The consortium seeks to understand the relationship between genetics, environmental exposures, and the etiology of disease through the establishment of a cohort, or population laboratory, of at least 1 million healthy people around the world who will be followed over time to various disease... 

China (2011)

A Birth Cohort Study of Prenatal Exposure and Children’s Health,
We are building a birth cohort study by collaborating with several Chinese universities and women and children's hospitals to test the “fetal origin” hypothesis for human diseases. So far, a total of 27,000 mother-infant pairs have been recruited, maternal blood, cord blood, and... 

China (2011)

International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology (INHANCE) consortium (http://inhance.iarc.fr)
INHANCE consortium was established in 2004 to study the etiology of head and neck cancer by pooling individual subject data from its member epidemiologic studies. INHANCE includes over 35 studies, which, when taken collectively, provide questionnaire data on over 25,000 cases and over 35,000... 

China (2011)

Jingchuan Metal Exposure Cohort Study
This study involves 50,000 workers exposed to nickel, copper, cobalt and zinc. All of the subjects have been interviewed and donated blood samples. The study will follow-up the subjects every two years by interviewing and collecting blood samples.

Beijing, China (2011)

Research Training for Study of Air Pollution Control in China
China's extraordinary, rapid economic development has brought severe environmental deterioration which can have major global impacts through emissions of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change and through large scale transport of pollution. The primary goal of this program is to build... 

Beijing, China (2011)

Research Training for Cancer Epidemiology & Biostatistics in China
Following the rapid economic development and the severe environmental deterioration during the past three decades, human cancer risk has been increasing rapidly in China. Cancer now is the number one killer in China. The primary goal of this program is to build a center of excellence in research... 

China (2008  - 2009)

Sexual Maturation in Chinese Girls
This study investigates the current status of age at puberty and menarche among school girls aged 8-14 and tries to identify the factors affecting age at puberty and menarche.