Yingyao Chen is Professor of Health Services at the School of Public Health, Fudan University (FUSPH), Director of the Key Lab of Health Technology Assessment (Ministry of Health) at Fudan University, and Chair of Department of Hospital Management at FUSPH. He is also responsible for international collaborations at the School of Public Health. His academic interests focus on health technology assessment, health policy, health economics, and hospital management. He was a PI of several projects funded by the World Health Organization, World Bank, China Medical Board, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Science and Technology, National Natural Science Foundation of China, and provincial health authorities.
Vassilis Aletras studied Economics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. His postgraduate studies involve an MSc in Financial and Business Economics at the University of Essex and an MSc in Health Economics at the University of York. His PhD research in Aristotle University focused on the efficiency of Greek NHS hospitals. He currently holds the post of Associate Professor of Health Care Management and Health Economics in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Macedonia and is the Director of the postgraduate program in Health Services Management. He is also a member of the adjunct academic staff of the Hellenic Open University.