Doctor of Medicine, Quindao (China) Medical College, 1983. Master in Public Health, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oulu, Finland, 1995.
Manager, Quindao Medical College, 1983-1984; vice director, Quindao Medical College, 1984-1987; assistant, Quindao Medical College, 1990-1992; physician, Medical College Hospital, Qingdao, 1993; research fellow, U. Oulu, Finland, 1993-1996; senior researcher, National Public Health Institute, Finland, since 1997. Principal researcher Finnish Academy, 1993-1996.
Member American Public Health Association, Society Epidemiologic Research, Society for Study of Sociol Biology.
Married Huaying Qin, November 26, 1984. Children: Kang, Mei.