Yifei Wang, MD

Professor & Senior Advisor Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine

Dr. Wang, male, was born in Shanghai, China, November 1939. Currently he serves as the Senior Advisor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Vice Chairman of Shanghai Senior Professor Association, Honorary President of Chinese Society of Reproductive Medicine, Chairman of Shanghai Society of Family Planning and Reproductive Health, Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Reproductive Health and Family Planning and Editor-in-Chief of Asian Journal of Andrology.

During 1988-1997, he was the President of Shanghai Second Medical University, then, during 1995-2001 he was appointed as Medical Officer, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, serving as the Area Manager for Asia and the Pacific, as well as the coordinator of 60 Global WHO Research and Training Collaborating Centers for Reproductive Health.

Since 1962, he has published more than 100 research papers and review articles in peer-reviewed journals and been the Editor-in-chief of several important monographs, including “ Chinese Medical Encyclopedia: Human Histology and Embryology”, “Human Reproductive Biology”, “Reproductive Medicine: Fertility, Infertility and Anti-fertility” and “Andrology” etc. He has been the Principal Investigator or Advisor of many National Priority Research Programs, such as “National Guideline of ART and Stem Cell Research and Application”, “Cellular and Molecular Mechanism of Human Reproduction” and “Environmental and Genetic Factors and Birth Defects and Male Infertility”.

He was awarded as National Excellent Teacher of China in 1986 and 2004 respectively. In 1995 he received the Award of La Medaille de Chevalier de la Legion D’Honneur by the Government of the Republic of France. During1985 to1995, he successively served as Member of Scientific and Ethical Review Group, Steering Committee Member or Task Force of Male Fertility and Immuno-contraception, UNDP, UNFPA, WHO, World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), Geneva, Switzerland. In 2010, he was invited as a Member of the FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology & Obstetrics) Committee for the Ethical Aspects of Human Reproduction and Women’s Health.