YAN Hong, male, was born in November 1957, professor in epidemiology and health statistics and Dean of Xi’an Jiaotong University College of Medicine. He completed medical education in Xi’an Medical University in 1979, and received his master degree in health statistics in 1986. Furthermore he also got his second master degree of epidemiology in 1997 from University of Newcastle, Australia.
Since 1980, Professor Yan has been teaching postgraduates and undergraduates courses such as Health Statistics, Advanced Topics of Biostatistics, Medical Demography and Research Protocol Design. As editor in chief, his book “Medical Statistics” for 8-year system medical students in China published in 2005 by People’s Medical Publishing House. In1993, he received the award of National Outstanding Teacher.
Professor Yan’s research interests are on evaluation of population health, public nutrition, health promotion, data management and analysis, and medical education. As a principal investigator, he has conducted a number of projects supported by National Key Technologies R&D Program, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Ministry of Health of China, UNICEF, CDC of USA, etc. He developed data-base about baseline information and monitor status of primary health care, maternal and child health care, health services system in 110 poor counties of 11 provinces in western China in 1999-2005, which provided the strong evidence for government making decision in the area. In addition, he has finished a pioneer research project by using “sexual mature adjustment” method to assess the developmental status of adolescents in China and also initiated the first master program of public health (MPH) in China. In past, he has published 100 papers in international and domestic journals.
Now, he is president of Health Statistics Committee of Chinese Preventive Medicine Association, standing committee member of Chinese Public Health Education Committee of Chinese Preventive Medicine Association, vice president of Shaanxi Medical Association, vice president of Preventive Medicine Association of Shaanxi Province, standing committee member of Population Association of Shaanxi Province, committee member of Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health.
Tel: 029-82655001; 029-82655387
Mailing address: Deans’ Office
Xi’an Jiaotong University College of Medicine
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No.76 West Yanta Road
South Suburb of Xi’an
Xi’an city, 710061,