Lunch seminar: "Chronic Disease Care in China: Challenges and Opportunities" - Tsung-Mei Cheng
Tuesday, Nov. 27th - 12:15pm-1:00pm
015 Robertson Hall
Tsung-Mei Cheng is a Health Policy Research Analyst at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She is an expert on comparative health systems with an emphasis on Asian countries. Cheng writes and lectures internationally on topics ranging from single payer systems, health systems change, health care technology assessment and comparative effectiveness research, health care quality, financing, pay for performance focusing on East Asian health systems, to the impact of the WTO and GATS on national health policy. She is the co-founder of the Princeton Conference, an annual national conference on health policy that brings together the U.S. Congress, government, and the research community on issues affecting health care and health policy in the United States.
Cheng is an adviser to the China National Health Development Research Center (CNHDRC), the official Chinese government think tank for health policy under China’s Ministry of Health charged with, among other things, conducting policy-oriented research and making recommendations on national health care development strategy for the Chinese government. She is also an advisor to NICE International, which advises governments and agencies overseas on capacity building for an evidence base to inform national health policy as well as knowledge transfer among decision-makers across national borders.
Cheng is a member of the International Advisory Group of AcademyHealth and a board member of the America-China Medical Association. Cheng also serves on the International Advisory Board of the Elsevier On-line Encyclopedia of Health Economics. In 2003 Cheng was an adviser to the Strategic Review Board of the Science and Technology Advisory Group (STAG), a body charged with advising the Office of the Premier of Taiwan on policies relating to the development of science and technology in Taiwan. Currently she is working on cross-national comparisons of health systems in East Asia focusing on health reforms in China and Taiwan, and comparative effectiveness research in China’s latest health reform.
Cheng appears frequently as a commentator in the media, and is the host, writer, and executive editor of the “International Forum,” a Princeton University-based television program on international affairs focusing on current global political, economic and security issues, as well as issues concerning global health.
Lunch will be served.
Audience: This event is for students, faculty and staff only. RSVP required. Non-WWS students: to RSVP, email Femke DeRuyter (email@example.com) by November 22nd. WWS students will receive a separate invitation on the week prior to the event.
This event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School and the Center for Health and Wellbeing.