WANG Yu 王宇

Wang Yu, M.D., PhD

  • President, Chinese Foundation for Hepatitis Prevention and Control
  • Expert Consultant, BoAo Forum for Asia.

Dr. Wang received the M.D. degree from Peking Medical University in China and the Ph.D. degree from Jichi Medical University in Japan. He has been engaged in the research of hepatitis virus and related diseases for decades. He has successively served as director of the Institute of Hepatology, Peking University, vice-resident of Peking Medical University, deputy director of the Peking University Health Science Center. Then he transferred to the Ministry of Science and Technology as the deputy director of China National Center for Biotechnology Development (CNCBD) and deputy Director General of the Department of Rural and Social Development. Then he served as Director General of Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention from 2004 to 2017. He was awarded the Special Prize, First Prize of the State Scientific and Technological Progress Award. He is the member of Executive Board of the Chinese Medical Association, a member of the expert advisory committee of the national immunization program, and the member of the WHO Regional Commission for the Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication in the Western Pacific.