Professor Wei Wang commenced his role as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (China) of Edith Cowan University (ECU) in February 2017.
Prior to joining ECU, Professor Wang was Vice Director-Research of Peking University-Hong Kong University of Sciences & Technology Medical Centre in Shenzhen, Vice Dean of School of Life Science, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Dean of School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China and Professor, Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Australia.
He has published over 100 scientific papers in prestigious journals including Science, Nature Genetics and The Lancet.
Professor Wang is a member of the expert panel advising the WHO on ‘Grand Challenges in Genomics for Public Health in Developing Countries’. He is also a steering committee member of the OECD initiative on Public Health Genomics.
Professor Wang is the chief editor of the journal of Family Medicine and Community Health (Compuscript Ltd), associate editor of EPMA Journal (Springer), and regional editor of Journal of Global Health (Edinburgh University Press), OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc) and Journal of Human Hypertension (Nature Publishing Group).
Professor Wang holds the degrees of Doctor of Medicine from China Medical University and Doctor of Philosophy from Oita Medical University, Japan. In 2005 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and in 2016 as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology.
In 2017 Professor Wang was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine of United Kingdom.
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