Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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       Epidemiology major and Biostatistics major were founded in 2003 and then merged as Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department after departments restructuring of School of Public Health in 2013. The main research directions of the current department dean Professor Cheng Qi are as follows:

       Epidemiological studies of cardiovascular disease, epidemiological studies of tumor, epidemiological studies of children's sleep health and epidemiological studies of autoimmune disease of nervous system / neurodegenerative diseases.

       In the past five years, the Department has undertaken 30 projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Natural Science Foundation of Shanghai as well as international cooperation projects and obtained two technology achievement awards with the cumulative research funding exceeding 5 million RMB. Nearly one hundred pieces of papers have been published in the SCI.

   
Faculty:

       The Department, which enjoys 8 faculty members, is composed by 3 professors, 2 associate professors, 2 lecturers and 1 laboratory technician. Professor Cheng Qi holds the post of department dean.

  • Cheng Qi: professor, Department Director, main research direction: epidemiological studies of autoimmune disease of nervous system / neurodegenerative diseases
  • Zheng Zhijie: chair professor, the entrant of The Recruitment Program of Global Experts, main research direction: epidemiological studies of cardiovascular disease
  • Qian Biyun: professor, main research direction: epidemiological studies of tumor
  • Li Shenghui: associate professor, main research direction: epidemiological studies of children's sleep health
  • Qiu Yulan: associate professor, main research direction: prevention patterns and impact assement of non-communicable disease and evaluation of health economics
  • Qiao Yongxia: lecturer, main research direction: epidemiological studies of tumor
  • Dai Fei: lecturer, main research direction: epidemiological studies of adults sleep and chronic diseases
  • Hua Li: laboratory technician

 

Teaching:

       The Department has undertaken the teaching task of epidemiology and biostatistics teaching for undergraduates and postgraduates. The main courses consist of Principles and Research Method of Epidemiology (postgraduate), Senior Health Statistics (postgraduate), Modern Epidemiological Principles (postgraduate), Nutrition Epidemic Science (undergraduate), Health Statistics (undergraduate), Medical Statistics (undergraduate), Medical Research Data Management And Statistical Analysis (undergraduate) and Child and Adolescent Health (undergraduate);

 

Scientific Research:

       The main research directions of the Department are: epidemiological studies of cardiovascular disease, epidemiological studies of tumor, epidemiological studies of children's sleep health and epidemiological studies of autoimmune disease of nervous system / neurodegenerative diseases. In the past five years, the Department has undertaken 30 projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Natural Science Foundation of Shanghai as well as international cooperation projects and obtained two technology achievement awards with the cumulative research funding exceeding five million yuan. Nearly one hundred pieces of papers have been published in the SCI.

    
Contact Information:
Address: School of Public Health, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 227# South Chongqing Road, Shanghai, 200025

Tel: 021-53061167

Contact person: Cheng Qi

E-mail: Qicheng@shsmu.edu.cn

 

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