The University of Newcastle, Australia

Dr Xiaofei Zhang

Xiaofei Zhang Finalist: IELTS - Australia China Alumni of the Year Award

A world leader in the field of non-communicable diseases, Professor Xiaofei Zhang is a Professor in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Director of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Tsinghua Beijing Changgung Hospital, Medical Center of Tsinghua University.

Professor Zhang graduated from the University of Newcastle with a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology and Community Health in 2006.

His research has investigates a wide range of areas including: epidemic trends, risk factors and the prevention of cardiovascular disease in China; work- and disability-related injuries, particularly in the US; risk factors for stroke; factors influencing hypertension; and AIDS. Professor Zhang’s public health research and practise has helped inform policy decisions and evidence-based medicine by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive medicine in China.

Professor Zhang is a prolific researcher and a regular presenter at international conferences. He also listed as a respected reviewer of several prestigious medical journals and is a member of numbers medical associations across America, Australia and China.