Dr Fan Wu
Director General, Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr WU became the Director General of Shanghai CDC in 2008, before which she served as Director of National Center for Chronic and Non-communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCNCD, China CDC). From 1991 to 2001, she served in the Division of Disease Control of Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau being in charge for infectious disease and chronic disease control and prevention.
Under her leadership, Shanghai CDC has successfully combated the outbreaks of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, H1N1, Hand-foot-mouth disease, and Human Infection with Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus. Especially in 2010, Shanghai CDC has implemented successfully preparedness and response for the World Expo Shanghai, 20l0.
Dr WU Fan has led many international/national research programs as Principal Investigators, received numerous awards and published over 50 peer reviewed papers in international/national journals. In 2014, she led her search team and gained the First Prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Award. She is also awarded second prize of Shanghai Medical Science and Technology Award for the Study on the Construction and Application of Data Standard System for Disease Prevention and Control.