Research Infrastructure Assessment and Analysis

A team of Johns Hopkins experts has conducted assessment and analysis on Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)’s current research infrastructure, operations, safety and governance.

  • Leadership Capacity: Fran Stillman
  • Faculty Development: Zhiping Li
  • Institutional Review Board: Judith Carrithers, Joan Pettit
  • Financial Management and Research Funding: Gerry Stacy
  • Research Integrity: Nancy Kass, Holly Taylor
  • Research Coordination: Ed Fuchs, Hongxia Li
  • Biobanking and Biological Specimen: Jim Potter
  • Medical Informatics: Michael Boland, Jim Potter
  • Biostatistics: Nae-Yuh Wang

Assessments were also performed in areas of adaptability to new approaches and educational resources for clinical research at SYSU.


Organizational leaders from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) visit Johns Hopkins to learn about clinical research infrastructure.

2013-2014 Visiting Organizational Leaders:

  • Dan Liang, Director, Medical Science Office, SYSU
  • Yu Sun, Accountant, Office of Finance and University Assets, SYSU
  • Weijia Wang, Medical Subject Librarian, Medical Library, SYSU
  • Wen Xu, Associate Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Third Affiliated Hospital of SYSU
  • Changping Zhu, Deputy Director, Medical Science Office, SYSU

2014-2015 Visiting Organizational Leaders:

  • Xiang Chen, Operation Office Director, Clinical Research Center, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, SYSU
  • Qinglei Du, Section Member, Research Management, SYSU
  • Liheng Zhang, Deputy Section Chief, Research Management, SYSU

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