Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Denis Simon, executive vice chancellor of Duke Kunshan, has been invited to serve as a member of the Committee on Science and Innovation Leadership for the 21st Century: Challenges and Strategic implications for the United States. 

Duke Kunshan Chancellor Youmei Feng and assistant professor Chenkai Wu joined leading scholars from around the world to discuss the public health challenges facing communities along the Belt and Road Initiative.

A research team led by health professor Junfeng “Jim” Zhang has received funding to examine the data of 20,000 newborns in Shanghai and explore the role pollution may play in infancy, in the womb and even before conception.

Raphael Moffett, who now leads student affairs at Duke Kunshan, says offering a wide variety of experiences that support and challenge young people is critical to helping them break down barriers and maximize their potential.

In a commentary for The Lancet Public Health, Duke Kunshan’s John Ji says policymakers working on updating China’s commitments to slow global warming should take into account the potential rise in the health care sector’s greenhouse gas emissions.