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TPI Open House-2012

Harbin Medical University, China -

       The Texas Prevention Institute recently had the pleasure of hosting two visitors, Dr. Siying Liu and medical student Jianing Li; both endocrinology specialists from the Harbin Medical University.     Dr. Mark DeHaven, Executive Director of TPI, has been working with their mentor Dr. Shuang Yan, Director, Department of Endocrinology, for the past two years developing a community program in Harbin, China for preventing type 2 diabetes. Harbin is the 10th largest city in China with a population over 10 million.  The prevalence of diabetes has almost doubled in Harbin and other parts of China in just the last 10 years and the government is very interested in developing community-based approaches to preventing disease.Both Siying and Jianing were here to learn as much as they could about community-based prevention with faculty members from UNTHSC and UT Southwest, while continuing to design ongoing projects for reducing disease prevalence in Harbin.

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