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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2003 - 2005The University of Hong KongPostdoctoral Fellow
2002 - 2003University of Rochester Medical Center Department of PsychiatryNIH/FIC ICOHRTA Fellow
1999 - 2002The University of Hong KongPh.D. (Social Work)
1988 - 1991West China University of Medical SciencesM.Med (Psychiatry)
1980 - 1985West China University of Medical SciencesB.Med (Medicine)
Biography

Dr. Ran is an associate professor at Department of Social Work and Social Administration, and an honorary professor at Department of Psychiatry, The University of Hong Kong. He has medical degrees (BMed., MMed) from West China University of Medical Sciences and a PhD in Social Work from the University of Hong Kong. He was a clinical psychiatrist at Department of Psychiatry, West China Hospital, Sichuan University from 1985 to 1999, and a full professor at Division of Health Sciences, University of Guam (USA) from 2011 to 2013. His research interests include social/transcultural psychiatry, community mental health, epidemiology, family intervention, stigma intervention, mental health social work, and suicide. He is an expert of National Disabilities Prevention Action Plan, China Disabled Persons’ Federation, and a consultant of National Epidemiological Survey of Mental Disorders in China. He is principal investigator of numerous research projects supported by World Health Organization (WHO), National Institute of Health (NIH, USA), American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), and etc. He is the founder and principal investigator of Chengdu Mental Health Project (CMHP), a unique ongoing longitudinal (1994-present; population: about 150,000) mental health project in China. He has published over 110 academic papers and 4 books or chapters.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2010-08-01Honorary Chair: Academic Committee, Chengdu Mental Health Center, Chengdu, China
Research Achievement
2014-08-01Visiting Professor: Guangzhou HuiAi (NaoKe) Hospital, Guangzhou, China
Research Achievement
2013-08-01Consultant: Chinese Clearinghouse for Evidence Translation (CCET), 中国健康证据转化平台
Research Achievement
2014-07-01Consultant: National Epidemiological Survey of Mental Disorder, Peking University and Collaborative Team
Research Achievement
2007-04-01The AAA Gralnick Award: American Association of Suicidology, USA
Research Achievement
2014-09-01Member of Experts Team: National Disabilities Prevention Action Plan, China Disabled Persons' Federation
Research Achievement
2015-11-01Social Sciences Outstanding Research Output Awards 2014 -2015 for Applied Research: Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU
Research Achievement
Guo, LT
Xiang, MZ
2015-02-01Social Sciences Outstanding Research Output Awards 2014-2015 for Applied Research: Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU, Psychological Medicine
Research Achievement
1995-12-01Scientific and Technologic Advancement Award (3rd Rank), for contribution to psychoeducational family intervention study: Sichuan Province Health Ministry, China
Research Achievement
1995-11-01Scientific and Technologic Advancement Award (3rd Rank), for contribution to rural community mental health service model: Sichuan Province Government, China
Research Achievement
WENG, X
Tang, CP
Lin, FR
Mao, WJ
Hu, SH
Huang, YQ
Xiang, MZ
2016-12-01Social Sciences University Research Output Prize: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
1995-2013Committee MemberTranscultural Psychiatry Section of Chinese Psychiatry Association
01/2002-presentMemberAmerican Association of Suicidology (AAS)
08/2014-presentVisiting ProfessorGuangzhou HuiAi (NaoKe) Hospital, Guangzhou, China
08/2010-presentHonorary ChairAcademic Committee, Chengdu Mental Health Center, Chengdu, China
6/2016-presentCommittee MemberCrisis Intervention Committee, China Association for Mental Health
03/2014-presentHonorary ProfessorDepartment of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
07/2014-presentConsultantNational Epidemiological Survey of Mental Disorder
01/2005-presentMemberTranscultural Psychiatry Section of the World Psychiatry Association (WPA)
01/2013-presentConsultantChinese Clearinghouse for Evidence Translation (CCET, 中国健康证据转化平台)
09/2014-presentExpertExperts Team, China Disabled Persons’ Federation
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