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Yawei Zhang Yale University, USA

The General Editor for the Encyclopedia of Global Health will be Yawei Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. from Yale University.  She teaches in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences and is well known for her research in products that have been known to cause certain types of cancer.  Her international background, as well as holding an M.D. degree makes her an ideal candidate to take the editorial role for this project.  She is also very well connected within her department at Yale and with faculty at Johns Hopkins Univ. – the two programs are the leading centers for Global Health research in the U.S.