You-Lin Qiao

National Cancer Center, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

Dr. You-Lin Qiao is Professor and Director of the Department of Cancer Epidemiology, National Cancer Centre, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, China. He is also Director of the International Collaboration Department, Cancer Foundation of China, and Deputy Director of the National Expert Committee for Cancer Screening and Prevention of Ministry of Health in China.

Before returning to China in 1997, Dr. Qiao trained for 11 years at Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health and at the Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, in the US. He is an author of over 480 peer-reviewed publications in both English and Chinese. As an expert in cancer prevention and control, he served on the World Health Organization director-general’s cancer control advisory committee and on WHO’s cancer technical advisory groups for promoting cancer prevention and control programmes in developing countries. In 2011 he received a WHO/International Agency for Research on Cancer Medal of Honor. Dr. Qiao earned his medical degree in China and a PhD in the United States.