I received my Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Heidelberg, Germany (2014), my M.Sc. in Social Medicine and Health Management from Fudan University, China (2010), and my B.Sc. in Public (Health) Management from Harbin Medical University, China (2007). I worked for Fudan University as a country coordinator in Ethiopia for a reproductive, maternal, new-born and child health project (2015-2017) and did an internship at the World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office in the Philippines (2012-2013) on health financing.
I am a public health scientist with interests in Health System Strengthening, Research Capacity Strengthening, Multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary research, and Maternal, New-born and Child Health. I have research and/or implementation experience from China, the Philippines, Germany, UK and Ethiopia.
At this moment, I mainly work on a project named MUDI under the umbrella of IMPALA (International Multi-disciplinary Programme to Address Lung Health and TB in Africa) to generate robust evidence about what works for fostering multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, and in what contexts, using Lung Health and TB as a pathfinder.