Dr Hang Li

Research Fellow, Health Statistics and Data/ Disease


Dr. Hang Li is a research fellow with an interest in population analysis and a focus on surveillance of NCD epidemiology. He  has extensive population health research experience in Beijing, China, including epidemiological research in SARS and non-communicable diseases control, health service, health literature, health policy and EMSS (emergency medical service system) research. He has 10-years’ working experience in Beijing Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (Beijing CDC) in the areas of non-communicable diseases control and HEHP (health education and health promotion). He also worked at Beijing Municipal Health Commission for half year, and then was appointed as Deputy Director of Shunyi District Center for Diseases Control and Prevention for one year.

As the technical advisor for China in Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative, University of Melbourne, Dr Li's research included: SmartVA (an automated verbal autopsy method to allocate cause of death for non-facility death), assessment of quality of cause of death, and ANACONDA (an electronic tool that assesses the accuracy and completeness of mortality and cause of death data).

Dr Li has a Bachelor’s degree in Preventive Medicine, Master’s degree in Epidemiology and Health Statistics, and PhD degree in Clinical Epidemiology from Department of Public Health, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing. He was the funding receipt of NHMRC ECF (Australia-China Exchange Fellowship) 2010-2012.

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