Yunguo Liu

Co-Director of Global Health Program and Professor of Global Health, Duke Kunshan University Adjunct Professor of Global Health, Duke Global Health Institute

Dr Yunguo Liu is currently the Co-Director and Professor of Global Health Program, Duke Kunshan University in China, and the Adjunct Professor of Global Health in Duke University of USA.

Dr Liu started his professional career in health from Mid 1970s when he worked as a village doctor (called Barefoot Doctor then) engaged in primary health care in Chinese countryside. From 1988 he worked in the Ministry of Health, the People’s Republic of China, on health policy, national health program management and study in health equity.

From 2008 to 2020 Dr Liu worked in the World Health Organization as WHO Representative in Lao PDR, Cambodia and South Pacific (based in Fiji), and as the Director of Program Management Division of WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific based in Manila.

Dr Liu received MD and MSc degrees in Tongji Medical University of China, and MPH in the School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley.