Prof. Peng Jia – IACP Faculty Highlights

贾鹏( Dr Peng Jia)

四川大学-香港理工大学灾后重建与管理学院讲座教授,空间全生命周期流行病学研究中心主任 Sichuan University–The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction (IDMR); International Institute of Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology (ISLE)

Dr. Jia received his B.Eng. in Environmental Engineering from Nanjing Agricultural University, M.S. in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, M.S. in spatial epidemiology from the Emerging Pathogens Institute at the University of Florida, and Ph.D. in health geography from Louisiana State University. After graduation, he worked as a Postdoctoral Associate in the School of Public Health in the University at Buffalo and an assistant professor in the University of Twente. He founded the International Institute of Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology (ISLE) in 2017.


研究方向与社会贡献  (Research direction and social contribution)

主要研究方向包括应用GIS、统计、遥感、大数据、移动设备、人工智能等技术于环境健康领域,尤其是新发传染病(如新冠疫情)和大型人群队列研究(如肥胖症),测量个体精确环境暴露与疾病之间的因果关系。并且集成多源大数据研究医疗资源可及性和配置公平性、构建及优化最佳医疗区域及分级诊疗系统。曾获美国医疗保健质量与研究署年度最佳政策研究奖,以及国际环境研究与公共卫生领域“青年领导成就奖”。在Nature、Nature Medicine、Lancet、Lancet Global Health、Environmental Health Perspectives等杂志上发表评述和论文120余篇。

His research mainly focuses on the applications of GIS, statistics, remote sensing, big data, mobile devices, and artificial intelligence in environmental health areas, particularly in emerging infectious disease (e.g., COVID-19) and chronic disease research (e.g., obesity). His other interests include the association between climate and health, construction and optimization of national hierarchical healthcare systems, allocation and equality of healthcare resources, etc. He was the recipient for the Outstanding Article of the Year Award from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the 2019 IJERPH Young Investigator Award. He has published more than 120 commentaries and articles in SCI journals, including Nature, Nature Medicine, Lancet, Lancet Global Health, Environmental Health Perspectives.