Chen Wang

M.D., Ph.D

President
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College
Academician
of the Chinese Academy of Engineering
Director
National respiratory clinical research center
Leader
National Key Disciplines for Respiratory Medicine

Prof. Wang has long been engaged in clinical practice, teachings and research on respiratory problems such as pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, respiratory failure, pulmonary heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD, Chronic Bronchitis Emphysema), new respiratory infectious diseases and tobacco epidemiology. He has achieved many important innovations including thrombolysis therapy and sequential mechanical ventilation, which have been adopted to the international treatment guidelines. He is in charge of multiple national research projects and international programs.

Prof. Wang has published more than 100 articles in international authoritative medical journals, such as the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet and Annals of Internal Medicine (Ann Intern Med). He has been honored as the Second Prize (three times), the First Prize (once) and the Special-class Prize (once) of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, and has received the Scientific and Technological Progress Award of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation and the Outstanding Contribution Award for Tobacco Control of WHO, etc.

Prof. Wang has made impressive progress in disciplinary construction and hospital management when he served as senior administrator of medical institutions including the Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, Beijing Hospital and the China-Japan Friendship Hospital. He once worked as the Deputy Director-General of the Department of Health Sciences, Technology and Education of China‘s National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), presiding over the department by promoting medical education and research at the national level.


Prof. Wang's key academic appointments:


Senior specialist in complicated and critical respiratory system diseases

Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

Director, National respiratory clinical research center

Leader, National Key Disciplines for Respiratory Medicine

Leader, Innovation Team in respiratory and pulmonary circulation disorders of Ministry of Science and Technology

Vice President, Chinese Medical Doctor Association

President, China Respiratory Association of Chinese Medical Doctor Association

Vice President, Chinese Hospital Association

Honorary President, Chinese Society of Respiratory Disease of Chinese Medical Association

Honorary Fellow of the Department of Medicine at Imperial College London

Editor in chief, Chinese Medical Journal

Editor in chief, Clinical Respiratory Journal