Ying Cheng, MD, PhD

Hospital Acquired Infection department, Division of Infectious Disease, China CDC, Beijing, China

Dr. Ying Cheng, MD& Ph.D, Professor, now act as the director of Hospital Acquired Infection department, Division of Infectious Disease, China CDC. In the past 5 years, she paid more attention to healthcare epidemiology, infection control and antibiotics resistance, she led the group with a special focus on C.difficile and other pathogens prevention and control of hospital associated infections, and contributed to the joint of epidemiology, hospitals and laboratory. Recently, Dr. Cheng is responsible for or participating 5 projects: the National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Sci-Tech Key Projects for infectious diseases、China-US Collaborative Program on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease (IEIP) and so on. As the first or correspondence author, she has published more than 20 peer-reviewed papers in English in Science Citation Index-indexed journals in English or key Chinese journals. Dr. Cheng was awarded 2013 SHEA International Ambassadors.