Wei Huang


  • Associate Editors

    Peking University, Beijing, China

  • Wei Huang received her Doctor of Science (ScD) degree in 2003 from Department of Environmental Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2003. She then joined the Health Effects Institute in Boston overseeing exposure assessment and environmental epidemiology studies for a few years. During her career with HEI, she accrued experiences in environmental health research and research management, particularly on air pollution research in Asia. Returned to China in 2007, Dr Huang joined Peking University and has been PIs on multiple studies since then in exposure assessment and environmental epidemiology through collaborations with researchers with diversified expertise and from multi-countries. As an epidemiologist, she has focused on exposure assessment, air pollution attributed effects and risks on chronic diseases, underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms, and health intervention strategies. She also teaches graduate courses on environmental epidemiology and exposure assessment methodology. On several occasions, Dr Huang served as advisors on national and internati­onal panels in the field of environmental health, including WHO, IARC, National Health and Family Planning Commission and Ministry of Environmental Protection in China