“Training scientists in the United States has been an important part of the success of the USA-China Agricultural Injury Research Training Project,” said Dr. Xiang, also the Director for International Programs in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. “By working with U.S. faculty members, Chinese researchers obtain first-hand knowledge regarding injury research study design, data collection and statistical analysis, report and manuscript preparation, IRB procedures and other ethical issues in the responsible conduct of injury research.” Since her training under Dr. Xiang, Dr. Wang has been promoted and now serves as the Director of the Department of Chronic Disease Surveillance at the Chinese Center for Disease Control.
The USA-China Agricultural Injury Research Training Project was supported by a grant from the John E. Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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