Joseph (MD, PhD, AM) is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the Chair of the SESH Advisory Committee. Joe is the study principal investigator on two United States National Institutes of Health R01 grants that evaluate crowdsourcing to enhance HIV services. He has implemented over 30 crowdsourcing challenge contests and has a special interest in collective intelligence and crowdsourcing. He has helped to organize crowdsourcing contests in China, Thailand, Vietnam, the United States, Australia, South Africa, and globally. He helped with the SIHI practical guide and the ongoing spurring social innovation through crowdsourcing projects from TDR global.
SESH manager and advisory board member:
Weimaing (MD, PhD) is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a member of the SESH Advisory Committee. Weiming currently leads one grant from the UNC Center for AIDS Research evaluating crowdsourcing approaches to HIV self-testing. He manages several large crowdsourcing projects in China now and has a special interest in epidemiology and evaluation. He serves as Assistant Director at UNC Project-China and mentors undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows interested in challenge contests.
SESH Postdocs and Faculty Advisors:
Rayner Kay Jin Tan, PhD
Fengshi Jing, PhD, Director of IUR Marley, Gifty Anyeley Dedei, PhD Fan Yang, PhD Dan Wu, PhD Fengying Liu, MD Stephen Pan, PhD Hongyun Fu, PhD Chongyi Wei, DrPH Larry Han , Director of Strategy
SESH Implementation Team:
Anna Fan，Director Shufang Wei, Communication Director Qinyi Liu, Project Coordinator Yusha Tao, Proejct Coordinator Yue Nie, Administrator
SESH Research Assistants:
Xumeng Yan, MA Yongjie Sha, MA Ying Lu, MA Yuxin Ni, MPH Qianyun Wang, MSW Tong Wang, MS
Nachuan Wu-Undergraduate Student at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Zhicong He- Master Student at Shantou University
Shiyi He- Master student at Xi'an Jiaotong University
SESH Advisory Team:
Ben Cheng is managing director of Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation where he has been involved with all aspects of strategic planning, organizational development, and growth of global multi-sectoral HIV partnerships.
Rosanna Peeling is Professor and Chair of Diagnostics Research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She is an authority on novel STD/HIV diagnostic technology and how this technology can be scaled up in low- and middle-income settings.
Dr.Kevin Fenton is Director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England and Honorary Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Dr. Joseph Tucker is an infectious disease physician and social scientist focused on improving sexual health services in China. He co-founded SESH in 2011.
Dr. Weiming Tang is the manager for SESH Global. He received his Ph.D. in epidemiology from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and his M.D. and M.S. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Nanjing Medical University (China).
Dee Poon graduated from Harvard College in 2004 with a BA in philosophy, and is currently the Chief Brand Officer of PYE, a premium shirting brand at the Esquel Group.
Samuel Galler is a DPhil student at Oxford University studying the intersection of NGOs, technology, and HIV in China. He directed SESH in 2013 for its initial phase in Hong Kong.
Past SESH students:
Alice Zhang -Medical student at University of Maryland School of Medicine
Gabi Stein – Undergraduate Student at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Larry Han – Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University
Maya Durvasula – Undergraduate Student at Duke University
Siyan Meng – Masters Student at Boston University
Philip Zhang – Medical Student at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
Wilson Guo – Undergraduate Student at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lucy Best – Undergraduate Student at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Henry Feng – Undergraduate Student at Duke University
Julia Watson – Medical Student at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Katherine Li Medical student at Weill Cornell Medical College
Bingyao Huang– Masters Student at South China Normal University
Nancy Yang -- Medical Student at University of Minnesota Medical School - Twin Cities
Past SESH team members:
Cedric Bien – Medicine resident, Montefiore
David Schaffer -Medical Student at UNC
Jessica Mao – OBGYN resident at Johns Hopkins
John Best – Neurology resident at University of Pennsylvania
Julie Kim – Community Organizer at NYC’s Mayor Office of Immigrant Affairs
Kathrine Meyers – China Director at Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Krystal Zhang – Research Assistant at Hong Kong Baptist University
Lai Sze Tso – Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT
May Tangthanasup – Research Assistant in Guangdong Province
Ramon Lee – Recent graduate and current research coordinator at Harvard Medical School
Rosa Cui – OBGYN resident at Columbia University
Songyuan Tang – Professor of Public Health at Kunming Medical University
Terrence Wong – Medical student at UNC
Yilu Qin - Medicine resident at Yale
Bolin Cao – Assistant Professor at Shenzhen University
Chuncheng Liu – PhD student in sociology and science studies at UCSD