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Zeng Yixin

Updated: 2018-03-26

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Zeng Yixin, male, born in October 1962 in Loudi city of central China's Hunan province, is of Han ethnic group. He joined the Communist Party of China in December 1984. Zeng started his career in July 1990.

He holds a PhD in clinical medicine and serves as an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, an academician of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, and an academician of the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences.

In July of 1985, Zeng graduated from the Hengyang Medical College with a bachelor's degree in medicine. In July of 1990, he won the doctoral degree in medicine from the Sun Yat-sen Medical University.

From July 1990 to July 1992, Zeng worked as an assistant research fellow and attending physician at the Geriatric Institute of the Guangdong General Hospital.

From July 1992 to January 1995, he went to the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology and the University of Tokyo's Institute of Medical Science, where he finished his post-doctoral study as a visiting scholar.

Since January 1995, he worked for over two years as a research assistant at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.

In March 1997, he came back to China and worked as vice-director of the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center and director of the Tumor Research Institute. In October of the same year, Zeng got promoted to director of the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center and president of the Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Hospital.

Since August 2010, he became vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College.

Since April 2011, Zeng has been working in the Expert Consultation Committee of the State Council Health Reform Leading Group.

In August 2011, he began service as president of the Peking Union Medical College and vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.

In November 2015, he was appointed as president of the Beijing Hospital.

In February 2017, Zeng became vice-minister, member of the Leading Party Members' Group of the National Health and Family Planning Commission, and vice-director of the Central Health Care Council.

As of March 2018, Zeng has served as vice-minister and member of the Leading Party Members' Group of the National Health Commission, and vice-director of the Central Health Care Council.

He is also a member of the 19th CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.