Dr. Jingfeng Ding is a registered nurse in China and completed his PhD in population health at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in December 2020. He is now working as a lecturer and research fellow at Xiangya School of Nursing, Central South University. He is also a joint research fellow at UWA and an Associate Supervisor of PhD students at University of Wollongong, Australia. His research interests are in palliative care and health services. Dr. Ding has extensive experience in both quantitative and qualitative research. He has published more than 20 peer-reviewed papers in high-impact journals and presented his research at several international academic conferences. Dr Ding is a member of the Palliative Care Committee of the China Anti-cancer Association (CACA) and Nursing Committee of the China Medical Education Association (CMEA).
Dan Li is currently a Research Associate at the Public Health Emergency Center of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC). She completed the Public Health Emergency Management Capacity Building Program at the US CDC in 2014 and the Chinese Field Epidemiology Training Program from 2015-2017.
Li is a PhD candidate at the Chinese Center for Tropical Diseases Research and is majoring in epidemiology and health statistics. Her research focuses on the prevention and control of emerging infectious diseases. She served as project manager for the National Health Commission in 2011. Since then, she has worked on a number of research studies, including two key national research projects sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology.
Dr. Jiang Long is a psychiatrist researcher at Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. He received his PhD from Central South University in 2018 with joint training at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium, in psychiatry and mental health. He served as a full-time consultant at the WHO (2019-2020) and a seconded officer at the National Health Commission of China (2020-2021). His research focuses on addiction medicine and public mental health. He has authored over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and editorials and co-edited a national textbook in psychology. He holds committee membership in several academic associations.
Dr. Meng Xiao is a clinical microbiologist and Assistant Director of Department of Laboratory Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital in China. His research focuses on epidemiology of fungal pathogen and their phylogeny and antimicrobial resistant mechanisms, as well as the implementation of novel laboratory tools for diagnosis of infectious diseases. He has received national and provincial research funding, and has over 50 publications as first, co-first or corresponding author. He also serves as the Secretary General for the Expert Committee of China Fungal Disease Surveillance System, National Health Commission of China.