Tom Mac Mahon
Dr. Chen is a leading expert in the field of medical and
healthcare exchanges between China and the US. Dr. Chen has over 30 years of
experience in the healthcare, education, research, regulation and management
straddling China and the US, and also has extensive personal relationship with
leaders in the medical, pharmaceutical, and government organization in China.
Dr. Chen is highly skilled in guiding foreign companies doing business with or
in China, especially in the complex landscape of China’s healthcare system but
also other sectors, leading to concrete results. Dr. Chen is a Chair, Advisory
Group For China, Foundation For Informed Medical Decision Making, USA, The
Executive Director for Health Policy in China, the Dartmouth Center for Health
Care Delivery Science, USA; a Senior Advisor, for Li Ka Shing Foundation，
Chinese Health Ministry Appointed Healthcare Senior Expert and the Members of
International Advisory Board of Institute for Hospital Management, Tsinghua
University in China.
From 2004 to 2010, Dr. Chen served as a Senior
Counsel of Joint Commission International on Accreditation of Healthcare
Organization, USA; From 1993 to 2004, Dr. Chen established the Liaison Office of
the Chinese Medical Association, under Ministry of Health in the US and served
as its Chief Representative. He also served then as Executive Director of
Chinese Academic Exchange Programs for the Memorial Health System, Springfield
Illinois. From 1981 to 1993 he was Program Officer and then Deputy Director of
the Department of International Exchange at Sun Yat Sen University of Medical
Sciences in the PRC.
Dr. Chen has organised numerous exchange programs in
medical education and research fields with leading institutions in Japan, USA,
and England, including Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, and China’s Ministry of Health. Dr. Chen also organized and
conducted numerous medical conferences and seminars both nationally and
internationally, including in 2001 the Conference on Health Care, East and West,
Moving into the 21st Century, which was co-sponsored by Harvard Medical School,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Chinese Medical Association.
Dr. Chen is well published in the areas of hospital administration practice,
pharmacy management, integrative medicine, and medical exchanges between the PRC
and the USA. Dr. Chen is especially well published in regards to the healthcare
system in the PRC, healthcare reform in China, medical education and research in
China, clinical trials in the PRC, and the importation of drugs and health
products into the PRC.
Dr. Chen studied International Relations for
Administrators at the University of Washington, holds a degree in Administrative
Management from Shenzhen University in the PRC, a Doctor of Science in Health
Administration and a Master of Business Administration and Associate Professor
at Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine, USA.