Chunling Lu, PH.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Chunling Lu, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of medicine and an assistant professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. As a health economist, Dr. Lu is currently engaged in five research areas: (1) tracking, measuring, and analyzing national and global funding sources for health; (2) developing methodologies, measurements, and cost information-collecting technologies that facilitate comparative analysis for evaluation research; (3) evaluating the impact of global health aid on health system strengthening and population health outcomes in resource-poor settings; (4) evaluating the progress of universal health coverage, and (5) measuring the economic burden of diseases in developing countries.
Chunling Lu, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of medicine and an assistant professor of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. She studied international relations (BA) and political science (MA) at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, and sociology (MA) and applied statistics (MS) at Syracuse University, where she also received her doctoral degree in economics. She joined the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine in 2007.
Comprehensive and integrated district health systems strengthening: the Rwanda Population Health Implementation and Training (PHIT) Partnership. May 31, 2013. BMC health services research.
A Systematic Review of Reported Cost for Smear and Culture Tests during Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment. February 15, 2013. PloS one.
More data and appropriate statistical methods needed to fully measure the displacement effects of development assistance for health. January 8, 2013. PLoS medicine.
Towards universal health coverage: an evaluation of Rwanda Mutuelles in its first eight years. June 18, 2012. PloS one.
Public financing of health in developing countries: a cross-national systematic analysis. April 8, 2010. Lancet.
The impact of mental health on labour market outcomes in China. September 1, 2009. The journal of mental health policy and economics.
Limitations of methods for measuring out-of-pocket and catastrophic private health expenditures. March 1, 2009. Bulletin of the World Health Organization.
Demand response of mental health services to cost sharing under managed care. September 1, 2008. The journal of mental health policy and economics.
The performance of the Global Fund. May 26, 2007. Lancet.
Effect of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation on diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccine coverage: an independent assessment. September 23, 2006. Lancet.
Absorptive capacity and disbursements by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: analysis of grant implementation. August 5, 2006. Lancet.
Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, HMS
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