Shenglan Tang, PhD
Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, USA
Dr. Shenglan Tang is the Professor of Medicine and Global Health at Department of Population Health Science of Duke Medical School and Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI). He is also the Associate Director of DGHI for China Initiatives, and Executive Director of Global Health Programs at Duke Kunshan University in China, as well as Director of Research Hub for Asia-Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies/WHO, who has many research projects in Cambodia, Nepal, Vietnam and other Asian countries. In his capacity at Duke Kunshan University, he was elected as President of Chinese Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CCUGH) in November of 2015.
Prof. Tang has more than 30 years of experience undertaking research on health systems reform, disease control and maternal and child health in China and other countries, and has provided consultancy services on health systems strengthening to many international organizations and governments of developing countries. In 2012, Prof. Tang came to Duke from the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), based in Geneva, where he was Unit Leader for TB/HIV and Health Systems. Before his assignment at WHO, Prof. Tang was a faculty member at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in UK, and School of Public Health of Fudan University (former Shanghai Medical University).