Winnie Yip (叶志敏)

Professor of the Practice of Global Health Policy and Economics, Faculty Director of Harvard China Health Partnership
Department of Global Health and Population

Dr. Winnie Yip’s research focuses on: 1) the design, implementation and evaluation of systemic health care interventions, for improving affordable and equitable access to and the efficiency and quality of health care delivery, especially for the poor; and 2) modeling and evaluating the effects of incentives on the behavior of providers (organization and individual) and patients. Dr. Yip’s research encompasses both why health systems fail and how to improve them…

William Hsiao (萧庆伦)

Professor Emeritus
Department of Global Health and Population, and Department of Health Policy and Management

Dr. William Hsiao has conducted health financing studies for more than four decades. He was actively engaged in designing universal health insurance programs and health system reforms for many countries, including the United States, China mainland, Colombia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Sweden, Cyprus, Uganda and South Africa. The U.S. state of Vermont commissioned him to design the single-payer system for the state. Currently he is involved with an economic analysis of Medicare…

David Christiani, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics
Department of Environmental Health, and Department of Epidemiology

Dr. Christiani was the first visiting scholar from the Harvard Chan School to the PRC, chosen in 1980, to work in residence. He lived in Shanghai from 1981-1982, during which time he and his Chinese colleagues initiated the Shanghai Textile Workers Study (see pictures below), now in its 37th year. This study has been a landmark effort, resulting in improved working conditions for millions of workers in China.

Frank Hu

Fredrick J. Stare Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, and Chair, Department of Nutrition
Department of Nutrition, and Department of Epidemiology

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John Spengler

Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation
Department of Environmental Health

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