Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, East China University, Shanghai, 1982. Master of Arts in Economics, Clemson University, South Carolina, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Economics, Clemson University, South Carolina, 1992.
Instructor department economics Clemson University, 1988—1992, assistant professor department applied economics, 1992—1994. Postdoctoral fellow National Institute Aging Boston University, 1994—1996. Research assistant professor Boston University School Medicine, 1996—2000.
Health economist department veterinary affairs Health Economics Resource Center, Menlo Park, California, since 2000. Fellow Center for Health Policy, Stanford University, since 2000. Director expert committee for the experiment of community based healthcare system Ministry of Health China, Beijing, 1996—2000.
Chair finance committee Chinese Economist Society, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1998—2005, director board Gregory Chow Fund, Michigan, 2002—2005. Lecturer United Nations Development Programme, New York City, 1994. Member science review and evaluation board department veterinary affairs Health Services Research and Development, Washington, 2001—2005, member advisory committee for evaluating community-based outpatient clinics in the veterans health system department veterinary affairs, 2002—2005.
Associate director China-United States postdoctoral training program Centers for Health Policy and for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, since 2003. Member of steering committee Center for Patient Healthcare Behavior, VA Tennessee Valley Health Care Systems, Nashville, since 2003. Member advisory committee department veterinary affairs Information Resource Center, Hines, Illinois, since 2003, member Medicare data review board department veterinary affairs, Illinois, since 2004.
Member data safety and monitoring board for a clinical trial Veterans Health Administration Cooperative Study Program, Perry Point, New Jersey, since 2004. Member steering committee Center of Patient Healthcare Behavior.
Member of International Health Economics Association.
Married Li Fan, August 9, 1952. 1 child Yifan F.