Fanxing Du, MPH

Fanxing Du

Contact Information


  • 2022, Ph.D. student, Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  •  2018-2021, MPH, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • 2014-2018, Bachelor of Engineering, Food Science and Engineering, Liaoning University, Shenyang, China

Entry Date into the POP Graduate program

  • Fall 2022

Research Interests

  • I am interested in investigating the individualized strategy for the chronic use of antihypertensive drugs on patients with hypertension and other existing comorbidities.

Professional Experience

  • Master’s Thesis: Defensive Medicine Practice and the Influence of Working Environment in Public Hospitals: A Cross-sectional Study in China, Fudan University, Aug 2018–Jul 2021
  • Research Assistant, Evidence to Policy pathway to Immunization in China (EPIC): Vaccine Confidence Surveillance in China, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine & China CDC & Fudan University, Jul 2018–Jul 2021
  • Research Assistant, Public Risk perception, Emotional and Behavioral Responses during the COVID-19 Epidemic, Fudan University & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Jan 2020–Jul 2021

Scholarships and Awards

  • Outstanding Graduate of Fudan University in 2021 Academic Scholarship for MPH from Fudan University (2019-2020) Academic Scholarship for MPH from Fudan University (2018-2019)


  • Du F, Chantler T, Francis MR, Sun FY, Zhang X, Han K, Rodewald L, Yu H, Tu S, Larson H, Hou Z. Access to Vaccination Information and Confidence/Hesitancy Towards Childhood Vaccination: A Cross-Sectional Survey in China. Vaccines. 2021 Feb 28;9(3):201.
  • Du F, Chantler T, Francis MR, Sun FY, Zhang X, Han K, Rodewald L, Yu H, Tu S, Larson H, Hou Z. The determinants of vaccine hesitancy in China: A cross-sectional study following the Changchun Changsheng vaccine incident. Vaccine. 2020 Nov 3;38(47):7464-7471.
  • Du F, He L, Francis MR, Forshaw M, Woolfall K, Lv Q, Shi L, Hou Z. Associations between parent-child relationship, and children’s externalizing and internalizing symptoms, and lifestyle behaviors in China during the COVID-19 epidemic. Scientific Reports. 2021 Dec 3;11(1):23375.
  • Du F, Hou Z. A review of current status and measurement methods of defensive medicine. Chinese Journal of Health Policy (Chinese), 2021,14(05):72-77.
  • Hou Z, Du F, Zhou X, Jiang H, Martin S, Larson H, Lin L. Cross-Country Comparison of Public Awareness, Rumors, and Behavioral Responses to the COVID-19 Epidemic: Infodemiology Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2020 Aug 3;22(8):e21143.