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Zeng Yixin


Updated: 2017-04-13


Vice-minister, member of the Party Leadership Group of the National Health and Family Planning Commission

Zeng is primarily responsible for the works related to policies and regulations, drug administration, health science, technology and education and health care.

Specifically, he’s responsible for the Department of Law and Legislation, the Department of Drug Policy and Essential Medicine, the Department of Health Science, Technology and Education and the Healthcare Bureau. He’s also in charge of the Beijing Hospital, the China-Japan Friendship Hospital and the Development Center for Medical Science and Technology of the NHFPC.

Zeng, an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, was born in October, 1962 in central China's Hunan province, in the city of Loudi . He joined the Communist Party of China in December, 1984.

In July of 1985, Zeng graduated from the Hengyang Medical College with a bachelor’s degree in medicine.

In July of 1990, he won the doctoral degree in medicine from the Sun Yat-sen Medical University.

From 1990 to 1992, Zeng worked as an assistant research fellow and attending physician at the Geriatric Institute of the Guangdong General Hospital.

From July of 1992 to January of 1995 he went to the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology and the University of Tokyo's Institute of Medical Science, where he finished his post-doctoral study as a visiting scholar.

Since 1995, he worked for over two years as a research assistant at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.

In March of 1997, he came back to China and worked as vice-director of the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center and director of the Tumor Research Institute. In October of the same year, Zeng got promoted to director of the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center and president of the Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Hospital.

Since August of 2010, he became vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College.

Since April 2011, Zeng has been working in the Expert Consultation Committee of the State Council Health Reform Leading Group.

In August 2011, he began service as president of the Peking Union Medical College and vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.

In November 2015, he was appointed as president of the Beijing Hospital.

Since February 2017, Zeng has become vice-minister, member of the Party Leadership Group of the NHFPC, and vice-director of the Central Health Care Council.


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