Certified midwife, Beijing Xuanwu Health School, 1984. Degree in gynecology, Beiging Medical University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1995.
Midwife Beijing Hui People Hospital, 1984-1986, gynecologist, 1989. Researcher Uppsala University, 1995-2000, associate professor, since 2000.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Married Atle Melberg, August 6, 1992. 1 child, Amanda.