Yajun Liang

Principal researcher

About me

I am an associate professor in the Epidemiology and Public Health Intervention Research (EPHIR) group at the Department of Global Public Health (GPH).

Research description

My main research interest is cardiovascular epidemiology from a life-course perspective. In addition, I work on other topics including pharmaco-epidemiology, mental health, and aging-related diseases (e.g., geriatric syndrome, physical disability, and cognitive impairment).  

Teaching portfolio

I am the course leader of "Applied Epidemiology 2 - Determinants of health" within Master Programme in Public Health Science at the Department of Global Public Health. 


Bachelor degree (1997-2002) in Preventive Medicine, Jining Medical University, Jining, Shandong, China

Master degree (2005-2008) in Epidemiology & Health Statistics, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

PhD degree (2008-2011) in Epidemiology & Health Statistics, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China