UCLA Center for East-West Medicine
Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Weijun Zhang, DrPH, MS, BMed (China), is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research at the UCLA Department of Medicine. He obtained his medical training in Chinese Medicine and Integrative Medicine (IM) from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and his master’s degree in Computer Science at the University of Southern California. He completed his Executive MPH in 2008 and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Health Policy in 2011, both in the Department of Health Services at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Dr. Zhang joined the Center for East-West Medicine in September 2003 and has been involved in all aspects of the Center’s China Initiatives as the Director of China Affairs. He leads the efforts in developing training programs for Chinese scholars in the globalization of Chinese medicine, as well as research management and hospital management. His research focuses on studying optimal IM services, including factors affecting IM approaches and models, and IM-flavored primary care practice transformation. He is also interested in utilizing his multidisciplinary expertise in integrative medicine, computer science, and public health to develop a digital infrastructure for trustworthy and readily available information on CAM and IM for both providers and consumers.