Professor Shichuo Li
Professor Li is the Founding President of the China Association Against Epilepsy (CAAE). He is also Advisor for Public Health of ILAE Executive Committee and the Co-chairmen of the ILAE/IBE Global Outreach Taskforce.
Professor Li was formerly the Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), WHO Representative of South Pacific (1998-2003), the Director-General of the Department of International Cooperation at the Ministry of Health, China (1992-1997) and the Vice Director of the Beijing Municipal Health Bureau (1987-1992).
In the 1980s, Prof. Li worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at Bethesda, Maryland, USA as a visiting scientist for 2 years. Over the past years, besides all the administrative and International cooperation activities, Prof. Li has also dedicated himself to the epidemiology research of neurological diseases as well as the prevention and control of cerebrovascular diseases and epilepsy in the community. His research has gained more than 10 Beijing municipal and National science development awards.
Professor Li has published extensively with more than 70 articles in China as well as internationally. As a chief editor, he has also published a book entitled ‘Epidemiology of Nervous System Diseases” and a “Green Book of Prevention and Control of Epilepsy in China”.