Dr. Bao-Ping Zhu, MD, PhD, MS
Director of Performance Management and Scientific Research
Dr. Zhu is a medical epidemiologist with more than 30 years of work experience in epidemiologic research and evaluation activities related to chronic diseases, cancer, maternal and child health, environmental health, and tobacco use and its health consequences.
His employment history includes functioning in the capacity of Epidemiologist at CDC, State Epidemiologist for Missouri, Technical Officer at WHO, and Principal Research Scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute. He has more than 100 peer-reviewed articles that have been highlighted in high-profile publications such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Epidemiology, American Journal of Public Health, Pediatrics, the International Journal of Epidemiology, and Critical Care Medicine.
His background also includes serving as a co-author of the 1998 Surgeon General’s Report and as a contributor to two other Surgeon General’s Reports.
Dr. Zhu holds advanced degrees in medicine (MD), epidemiology (PhD), and biostatistics (MS). He had post-doctoral research training in biostatistics and epidemiology at INSERM, France, and served as CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer (class of 1996).