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Prof. Feng Cheng is a Chief Physician, Assistant Dean at Vanke School of Public Health and Vice Dean at Institute for Healthy China, Tsinghua University. He is Commissioner of Tsinghua University Degree Committee on Medicine and Biomedicine, Executive Vice Chairman and Secretary General of Committee of Public Health and Security at China Association for Public Safety, Member of the Expert Group for the Construction of National Grassroots Integrated Health Pioneer Zones. His research focus on the epidemiology of major diseases and their impact on health system and global health policies. Currently he leads BRIGHT Program, Global health governance pillar project, and Study on active perception and monitoring of major emerging infectious diseases based on knowledge mapping.

Formerly Prof. Cheng served as the Deputy Director of the Research Center for Public Health and the Deputy Secretary General of the School of Medicine at Tsinghua University. Prior to joining Tsinghua in 2014, he worked as Vice President of Global Health Strategies (GHS), Chief Country Representative, Technical Director for Asia and Pacific Region of FHI 360 with extensive experience on implementation study and health program management in more than ten countries.

Selected Research Projects:

NSFC, Community prevention and management strategies for ATS abuse and HIV infection among MSM, PI

BSTC, Evaluation study on HIV 90-90-90 strategies in Beijing, PI

NHC, Country-specific study on global health and development under the Belt and Road Initiative, PI

CMB, Silk-road Global Health Fellowship Program and its related studies, PI

MOST Key Project-sub, Study on active perception and monitoring of major emerging infectious diseases based on knowledge mapping, PI

Tsinghua Vanke Fund, Global health governance pillar project, PI

Selected Publications:

Lu Z, Cheng F. Soical Medicne(Texbook)[M].2nd edition. Beijing:People’s Health Press, 2024.

Mi Y, Zhou M, Zeng Y, Wang P, Gao L, Cheng F. Factors Associated With Delayed and Late Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy Among Patients With HIV in Beijing, China, 2010–2020, 21 June 2023. Int J Public Health, 2023; 68: 1605824.

Wang D, Zhou M, Wang P, Zhang J, Mi Y, Cheng F, Liu J. Treatment-naïve people living with HIV aged 50 years or older in Beijing, China, 2010–2020: joinpoint regression model analysis of surveillance data, 06 December 2023. Journal Of The International Aids Society/JAIS, 2023; 26(12):e26193.

Liu R, Xu K, Zhang X, Cheng F, Gao L, Xu J. HIV-Related Knowledge and Sexual Behaviors among Teenagers: Implications for Public Health Interventions. Children. 2023; 10(7):1198.

Zhou Y, Cheng F, Xu J. Vulnerability to HIV Infection Among International Immigrants in China: Cross-sectional Web-Based Survey, JMIR Public Health Surveill 2023;9:e35713.

Azad M, Zakaria M, Nachrin T, Chandra Das M, Cheng F and Xu J. Family planning knowledge, attitude and practice among Rohingya women living in refugee camps in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study.  Reproductive Health (2022) 19:105.

Zhou M, Zeng Y, Xi Y, Luo S, Qi J, Zhao G, Sun Y, Guo Y, Cheng F. School-based Hygiene Intervention to Prevent HelicObacter Pylori infection among childrEn (SHIP HOPE): protocol for a cluster-randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2022;12:e064207.

Mi Y, Zeng Y, Wang P, Zhou M and Cheng F (2022) Cost-Effectiveness of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in China: A Systematic Review. Front. Public Health 10:809268.

Park Y, Casey D, Joshi I, Zhu J, Cheng F. Emergence of New Disease: How Can Artificial Intelligence Help? Trends in Molecular Medicine. 2020; 26:627-629.

Xu J,Wang P and Cheng F. Health related behaviors among HIV-infected people who are successfully linked to care: an institutional-based cross-sectional study. Infectious Diseases of Poverty,2020,9:28.