Conjoint Associate Professor

Associate Professor Puhong Zhang

medicine-health
School of Medical Sciences

Puhong Zhang, conjoint associate professor at UNSW and senior researcher at the George Institute for Global Health (TGI) China office,  is the Associate Director of TGI China, in charge of Diabetes, Women's & Child Health and Nutrition & Lifestyle programs and the Director of China Center for mHealth Innovation (CCmHI). Dr. Zhang received his doctoral degree on Epidemiology and Statistics in 2004. He has 6 years of teaching and 16 years of experience in disease control and prevention with the focus on non-communicable chronic disease (NCD). He has been responsible for 11 projects, as PI or Co-PI, with total grant of AUD 26M (25M covering the past 3 years). Of the 11 grants, 7 are peer-reviewed funding with total amount of AUD 12.8M. Diabetes, nutrition and mHealth innovation are the major research areas. Over 2-3 years of incubation, 14 SCI papers has been published in the past 3 years and dozens of abstracts have been presented in various scientific conferences. After years of work for and in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the CDC of China, and other global agencies, Dr Zhang has established good relationship with the key stakeholders both in China and globally.

 

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhong X; Ding J; Wang Z; Gao Y; Wu Y; Shen Y; Song H; Zhao Z; Chen X; Zhang P; Xu G; Yao C; Zhang H; Zhong F; Tang Y; Wang H; Wang W; Li W; Zhang W; Zhu S; Shang M, 2021, 'Risk Factors Associated With Abnormal Urinalysis in Children', Frontiers in Pediatrics, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fped.2021.649068
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Shang J; Henry A; Zhang P; Chen H; Thompson K; Wang X; Liu N; Zhang J; Liu Y; Jin J; Pan X; Yang X; Hirst JE, 2021, 'Chinese women's attitudes towards postpartum interventions to prevent type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes: a semi-structured qualitative study', Reproductive health, vol. 18, pp. 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01180-1
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Sun Y; Luo R; Li Y; He FJ; Tan M; MacGregor GA; Liu H; Zhang P, 2021, 'App-based salt reduction intervention in school children and their families (AppSalt) in China: Protocol for a mixed methods process evaluation', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 10, pp. e19430, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/19430
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhao Y; Zhang P; Oldenburg B; Hall T; Lu S; Haregu TN; He L, 2021, 'The impact of mental and physical multimorbidity on healthcare utilization and health spending in China: A nationwide longitudinal population-based study', International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 36, pp. 500 - 510, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gps.5445
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Luo Y; Wu H; Liao X; Zhao T; Cui N; Li A; Sun X; Zhang P; Huang Y; Zhang X; Yin H; Ji L, 2021, 'A Guideline-Based Decision Tree Achieves Better Glucose Control with Less Hypoglycemia at 3 Months in Chinese Diabetic Patients', Diabetes Therapy, vol. 12, pp. 1887 - 1899, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13300-021-01075-1
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhao Y; Zhang P; Lee JT; Oldenburg B; Heusden AV; Haregu TN; Wang H, 2021, 'The Prevalence of Metabolic Disease Multimorbidity and Its Associations With Spending and Health Outcomes in Middle-Aged and Elderly Chinese Adults', Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 9, pp. 658706, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.658706
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhao Y; Atun R; Anindya K; McPake B; Marthias T; Pan T; Heusden AV; Zhang P; Duolikun N; Lee J, 2021, 'Medical costs and out-of-pocket expenditures associated with multimorbidity in China: Quantile regression analysis', BMJ Global Health, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004042
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Li X; Fang Z; Lu Y; Cui J; Du X; Hu R, 2021, 'Smartphone application-supported validation of three automatic devices for self-measurement of blood pressure according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol revision 2010: the Omron HEM-7120, Yuwell YE680A and Cofoe KF-65B.', Blood Press Monit, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MBP.0000000000000547
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Jia J; Yang Y; Liu F; Zhang M; Xu Q; Guo T; Wang L; Peng Z; He Y; Wang Y; Zhang Y; Zhang H; Shen H; Zhang Y; Yan D; Ma X; Zhang P, 2021, 'The association between serum alanine aminotransferase and hypertension: A national based cross-sectional analysis among over 21 million Chinese adults', BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12872-021-01948-0
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Zhang H; Luo Y; Zhu D; Li X; Ji J; Chen M; Wang D; Ji L, 2021, 'Effectiveness and Safety of Basal Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients With or Without Metformin Observed in a National Cohort in China', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-228534/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang X; Hu X; Ma J; Zhang P; Li Y; Luo R; He FJ; MacGregor GA; Wang J; Yin Z, 2020, 'Cluster randomised controlled trial of home cook intervention to reduce salt intake in China: A protocol study', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e033842, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033842
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Li Y; Zhang P; Wu J; Ma J; Xu J; Zhang X; Luo R; Liu M; Sun Y; Li X; Tan M; He FJ; Macgregor GA; Li X, 2020, 'Twenty-four-hour urinary sodium and potassium excretion and their associations with blood pressure among adults in China: Baseline survey of action on salt china', Hypertension, vol. 76, pp. 1580 - 1588, http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.120.15238
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; He FJ; Li Y; Li C; Wu J; Ma J; Zhang B; Wang H; Li Y; Han J; Luo R; He J; Li X; Liu Y; Wang C; Tan M; MacGregor GA; Li X, 2020, 'Reducing salt intake in China with “Action on salt China” (ASC): Protocol for campaigns and randomized controlled trials', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 9, pp. e15933, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/15933
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Huo L; Deng W; Shaw JE; Magliano DJ; Zhang P; McGuire HC; Kissimova-Skarbek K; Whiting D; Ji L, 2020, 'Factors associated with glycemic control in type 1 diabetes patients in China: A cross-sectional study', Journal of Diabetes Investigation, vol. 11, pp. 1575 - 1582, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jdi.13282
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Xu J; Tang B; Liu M; Bai Y; Yan W; Zhou X; Xu Z; He J; Jin D; Sun J; Li Y; He FJ; Macgregor GA; Wu J; Zhang P, 2020, 'A town level comprehensive intervention study to reduce salt intake in China: Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032976
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Jia W; Zhang P; Duolikun N; Zhu D; Li H; Bao Y; Li X; Liu Y, 2020, 'Study protocol for the road to hierarchical diabetes management at primary care (ROADMAP) study in China: A cluster randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032734
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Li X; Duolikun N; Cheng F; Billot L; Jia W; Zhang P, 2020, 'Road to Hierarchical Diabetes Management at Primary Care (ROADMAP) Study in China: Protocol for the Statistical Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (Preprint)', Journal of Medical Internet Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.18333
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Du W; Zhang J; Li Y; He FJ; Zhou X; Xu Z; Gao Y; Yin L; Chang X; Yan W; Tan M; MacGregor GA; Luo R; Zhang P; Wang H, 2020, 'Restaurant interventions for salt reduction in China: Protocol for a randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e038744, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038744
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Zhang H; Li X; Chen M; Wang D; Ji L, 2020, 'Factors and outcomes associated with discontinuation of basal insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus', Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, vol. 3, pp. e00122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/edm2.122
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Ding J; Sun Y; Li Y; He J; Sinclair H; Du W; Wang H; Zhang P, 2020, 'Systematic review on international salt reduction policy in restaurants', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 17, pp. 1 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17249570
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Gao L; Zhang P; Weng J; Lu J; Guo X; Jia W; Yang W; Zou D; Zhou Z; Pan C; Gao Y; Li X; Zhu D; Wu Y; Garg SK; Ji L, 2020, 'Patient characteristics and 6-month dose of basal insulin associated with HbA1c achievement <7.0% in Chinese people with type 2 diabetes: results from the Observational Registry of Basal Insulin Treatment (ORBIT)', Journal of Diabetes, vol. 12, pp. 668 - 676, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-0407.13046
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Li X; Duolikun N; Cheng F; Billot L; Jia W; Zhang P, 2020, 'Road to Hierarchical Diabetes Management at Primary Care (ROADMAP) Study in China: Protocol for the Statistical Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 9, pp. e18333, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/18333
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Daivadanam M; Ingram M; Annerstedt KS; Parker G; Bobrow K; Dolovich L; Gould G; Riddell M; Vedanthan R; Webster J; Absetz P; Alvesson HM; Androutsos O; Chavannes N; Cortez B; Devarasetty P; Fottrell E; Gonzalez-Salazar F; Goudge J; Herasme O; Jennings H; Kapoor D; Kamano J; Kasteleyn MJ; Kyriakos C; Manios Y; Mogulluru K; Owolabi M; Lazo-Porras M; Silva W; Thrift A; Uvere E; Webster R; Van Der Kleij R; Van Olmen J; Vardavas C; Zhang P, 2019, 'The role of context in implementation research for non-communicable diseases: Answering the 'how-to' dilemma', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214454
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    He FJ; Puhong Z; Luo R; Li Y; Chen F; Zhao Y; Zhao W; Li D; Chen H; Wu T; Yao J; Li J; Zhou S; Liu Y; Li X; Wang C; Macgregor GA, 2019, 'An Application-based programme to reinforce and maintain lower salt intake (AppSalt) in schoolchildren and their families in China', BMJ Open, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027793
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Li Y; Ding J; Wang Y; Tang C; Zhang P, 2019, 'Nutrition-related mobile apps in the China App Store: Assessment of functionality and quality', JMIR mHealth and uHealth, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/13261
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Tan M; He FJ; Ding J; Li Y; Zhang P; Macgregor GA, 2019, 'Salt content of sauces in the UK and China: Cross-sectional surveys', BMJ Open, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025623
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Limbani F; Goudge J; Joshi R; Maar MA; Jaime Miranda J; Oldenburg B; Parker G; Pesantes MA; Riddell MA; Salam A; Trieu K; Thrift AG; Van Olmen J; Vedanthan R; Webster R; Yeates K; Webster J; Pozas AF; Patel A; Pillay A; Cotrez B; Salinas CA; Nowson C; Johnson C; Villalpando CG; Garcia-Ulloa C; Litzelman D; Praveen D; Hua D; Kakoulis D; Fottrell E; Vucovich EC; Salazar FG; Musa H; Chemusto H; Haghparast-Bidgoli H; Mutabazi JC; Schultz J; Odenkirchen J; Zavala-Loayza J; Gyamfi J; Bobrow K; Neira L; Maple-Brown L; Lazo M; Daivadanam M; Wijemanne N; Almeda-Valdes P; Camacho-Lopez P; Delobelle P; Zhang P; Saulson R; Guggilla R; Kirkham R; Angeles R; Mohan S; Tobe S; Jha S; Lei S; Irazola V; Ma Y; Shenderovich Y, 2019, 'Process evaluation in the field: Global learnings from seven implementation research hypertension projects in low-and middle-income countries', BMC Public Health, vol. 19, pp. 953, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7261-8
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Shang J; Wei S; Jin J; Zhang P, 2019, 'Mental health apps in China: a review of features and evaluation of quality (Preprint)', JMIR mHealth and uHealth, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/13236
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Ali SH; Luo R; Li Y; Liu X; Tang C; Zhang P, 2019, 'Application of mobile health technologies aimed at salt reduction: Systematic review', Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/13250
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Engelgau MM; Zhang P; Jan S; Mahal A, 2019, 'Economic dimensions of health inequities: The role of implementation research', Ethnicity and Disease, vol. 29, pp. 103 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.29.S1.103
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; He FJ; Li Y; Li C; Wu J; Ma J; Zhang B; Wang H; Li Y; Han J; Luo R; He J; Li X; Liu Y; Wang C; Tan M; MacGregor GA; Li X, 2019, 'Reducing Salt Intake in China with “Action on Salt China” (ASC): Protocol for Campaigns and Randomized Controlled Trials (Preprint)', Journal of Medical Internet Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.15933
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Zhang H; Zhu D; Li X; Ji J; Chen M; Wang D; Ji L, 2019, 'Proportion and characteristics of patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus initiating basal insulin therapy using a basal-bolus regimen', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.2.19406/v1
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Shu H; Lu J; Zhang P; Zhu D; Li X; Ji J; Zhao F; Ji L, 2018, 'Clinical characteristics of type 2 diabetes patients with discordance between HbA1c and fasting plasma glucose in the real world: An analysis of the ORBIT study', Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, vol. 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dmrr.2977
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; He FJ; Li Y; Ma J; Wu J; Wang H; Li Y; Han J; Luo R; Wang Y; Liu Y; McGregor GA, 2018, 'Salt reduction in China: from evidence to action', The Lancet, vol. 392, pp. S29 - S29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(18)32658-8
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Leng S; Zheng J; Jin Y; Zhang H; Zhu Y; Wu J; Xu Y; Zhang P, 2018, 'Plasma cell-free DNA level and its integrity as biomarkers to distinguish non-small cell lung cancer from tuberculosis.', Clin Chim Acta, vol. 477, pp. 160 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2017.11.003
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Chen H; Chai Y; Dong L; Niu W; Zhang P, 2018, 'Effectiveness and appropriateness of mhealth interventions for maternal and child health: Systematic review', JMIR mHealth and uHealth, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/mhealth.8998
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Dong L; Chen H; Chai Y; Liu J, 2018, 'The rise and need for mobile apps for maternal and child health care in China: Survey based on app markets', JMIR mHealth and uHealth, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/mhealth.9302
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    He Y; Huang L; Yan S; Li Y; Lu L; Wang H; Niu W; Zhang P, 2018, 'Awareness, understanding and use of sodium information labelled on pre-packaged food in Beijing:a cross-sectional study', BMC Public Health, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5396-7
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang X; Zhang P; Gao J; Huang Q, 2018, 'Autophagy dysregulation caused by ApoM deficiency plays an important role in liver lipid metabolic disorder', BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 495, pp. 2643 - 2648, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.12.148
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhu Y; Zhang P; Zhu D; Li X; Ji J; Ji L, 2018, 'Predictors of Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Subgroup Analysis of the Observational Registry of Basal Insulin Treatment Study in China', Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, vol. 20, pp. 825 - 832, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/dia.2018.0230
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Li Y; Luo R; Zhang PH, 2018, '[Progress on salt reduction and prevention of chronic non-communicable disease].', Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi, vol. 52, pp. 757 - 761, http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0253-9624.2018.07.016
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Huo L; Ji L; Deng W; Shaw JE; Zhang P; Zhao F; McGuire HC; Kissimova-Skarbek K; Whiting D, 2018, 'Age distribution and metabolic disorders in people with Type 1 diabetes in Beijing and Shantou, China: a cross-sectional study', Diabetic Medicine, vol. 35, pp. 721 - 728, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dme.13616
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    He FJ; Zhang P; Li Y; MacGregor GA, 2018, 'Action on Salt China', The Lancet, vol. 392, pp. 7 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31138-3
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Chen J; Chen YL; Ji LN; Zhang PH; Zhu DS; Li X; Ji JC; Zhao F; Zhang H, 2018, 'Dose titration model and correlative factors analysis in Chinese patients with type-2 diabetes on basal insulin — Results from an Observational Registry of Basal Insulin Treatment study', Endokrynologia Polska, vol. 69, pp. 395 - 402, http://dx.doi.org/10.5603/EP.a2018.0037
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Chen H; Chai Y; Zhang P; Niu W, 2018, 'Status-quo and factors of usage of maternal and child health related mobile phone application in Beijing and Hebei Province.', China Health Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.16168/j
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang T; Ji L; Gao Y; Zhang P; Zhu D; Li X; Ji J; Zhao F; Zhang H; Guo X, 2017, 'Observational Registry of Basal Insulin Treatment in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in China: Safety and Hypoglycemia Predictors', Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, vol. 19, pp. 675 - 684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/dia.2017.0111
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Ji L; Zhang P; Zhu D; Lu J; Guo X; Wu Y; Li X; Ji J; Jia W; Yang W; Zou D; Zhou Z; Gao Y; Garg SK; Pan C; Weng J; Paul SK, 2017, 'Comparative effectiveness and safety of different basal insulins in a real-world setting', Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, vol. 19, pp. 1116 - 1126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dom.12920
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Wang H; Sun L; Zhang J; Xi Y; Wu Y; Yan LL; Li X; Sun N, 2017, 'Telmisartan and hydrochlorothiazide antihypertensive treatment in high sodium intake population: A randomized double-blind trial', Journal of Hypertension, vol. 35, pp. 2077 - 2085, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000001407
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Ji L; Zhang P; Zhu D; Li X; Ji J; Lu J; Guo X; Jia W; Weng J; Wu Y; Yang W; Zou D; Zhou Z; Pan C; Gao Y; Garg SK, 2017, 'Observational Registry of Basal Insulin Treatment (ORBIT) in patients with type 2 diabetes uncontrolled with oral antihyperglycaemic drugs: Real-life use of basal insulin in China', Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, vol. 19, pp. 822 - 830, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dom.12886
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Gao J; Pu C; Zhang Y, 2017, 'Apolipoprotein status in type 2 diabetes mellitus and its complications (Review).', Mol Med Rep, vol. 16, pp. 9279 - 9286, http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/mmr.2017.7831
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Gao J; Pu C; Feng G; Wang L; Huang L; Zhang Y, 2017, 'ApoM/HDL-C and apoM/apoA-I ratios are indicators of diabetic nephropathy in healthy controls and type 2 diabetes mellitus.', Clin Chim Acta, vol. 466, pp. 31 - 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2017.01.006
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    McGuire HC; Ji L; Kissimova-Skarbek K; Whiting D; Aguirre F; Zhang P; Lin S; Gong C; Zhao W; Lu J; Guo X; Ji Y; Seuring T; Hong T; Chen L; Weng J; Zhou Z, 2017, 'Type 1 diabetes mellitus care and education in China: The 3C study of coverage, cost, and care in Beijing and Shantou', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol. 129, pp. 32 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2017.02.027
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Luo Y; Bao Y; Zhang P; Zhu D; Li X; Ji J; Zhang H; Ji L, 2017, 'Self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes before and after initiating basal insulin treatment in China', Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, vol. 19, pp. 541 - 548, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/dia.2017.0040
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang J; Sun L; Liu Y; Wang H; Sun N; Zhang P, 2017, 'Mobile device-based electronic data capture system used in a clinical randomized controlled trial: Advantages and challenges', Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/jmir.6978
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Gao J; Pu C; Feng G; Wang L; Huang L; Tao Q; Zhang Y, 2016, 'Effects of hyperlipidaemia on plasma apolipoprotein M levels in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: an independent case-control study.', Lipids Health Dis, vol. 15, pp. 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12944-016-0325-1
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Zhang R; Zhao F; Heeley E; Chai-Coetzer CL; Liu J; Feng B; Han P; Li Q; Sun L; Li Y; Dong S; Jiang X; Zhang C; Lu J; Guo X; Guo L; Mcevoy RD; Ji L, 2016, 'The prevalence and characteristics of obstructive sleep apnea in hospitalized patients with type 2 diabetes in China', Journal of Sleep Research, vol. 25, pp. 39 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsr.12334
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Peiris D; Sun L; Patel A; Tian M; Essue B; Jan S; Zhang P, 2016, 'Systematic medical assessment, referral and treatment for diabetes care in China using lay family health promoters: Protocol for the SMARTDiabetes cluster randomised controlled trial', Implementation Science, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13012-016-0481-8
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang R; Zhang P; Zhao F; Han X; Ji L, 2016, 'Association of Diabetic Microvascular Complications and Parameters of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes', Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, vol. 18, pp. 415 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/dia.2015.0433
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Wang HB; Laskowitz DT; Dodds JA; Xie GQ; Zhang PH; Huang YN; Wang B; Wu YF, 2016, 'Peak systolic velocity measurements with transcranial doppler ultrasound is a predictor of incident stroke among the general population in China', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0160967
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Ji L; Zhang P; Zhu D; Lu J; Guo X; Wu Y; Li X; Ji J; Jia W; Yang W; Zou D; Zhou Z; Gao Y; Garg SK; Pan C; Weng J; Paul SK, 2016, 'Comparative effectiveness and safety of three different basal insulins in patients with type 2 diabetes in a real world setting (ORBIT): a multicentre, prospective, registry study', The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, vol. 4, pp. S34 - S34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s2213-8587(16)30389-8
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Ji L; Zhang P; Weng J; Lu J; Guo X; Jia W; Yang W; Zou D; Zhou Z; Pan C; Gao Y; Li X; Zhu D; Li Y; Wu Y; Garg SK, 2015, 'Observational Registry of Basal Insulin Treatment (ORBIT) in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Uncontrolled by Oral Hypoglycemic Agents in China - Study Design and Baseline Characteristics', Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, vol. 17, pp. 735 - 744, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/dia.2015.0054
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang L; Zhao F; Zhang P; Gao J; Liu C; He FJ; Lin CP, 2015, 'A pilot study to validate a standardized one-week salt estimation method evaluating salt intake and its sources for family members in China', Nutrients, vol. 7, pp. 751 - 763, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu7020751
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhao F; Zhang P; Zhang L; Niu W; Gao J; Lu L; Liu C; Gao X, 2015, 'Consumption and sources of dietary salt in family members in Beijing', Nutrients, vol. 7, pp. 2719 - 2730, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu7042719
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Wang GY; Zhang CC; Ren K; Zhang PP; Liu CH; Zheng ZA; Chen Y; Fang R, 2015, 'Treatment of vertebral body compression fractures using percutaneous kyphoplasty guided by a combination of computed tomography and C-arm fluoroscopy with finger-touch guidance to determine the needle entry point.', Genet Mol Res, vol. 14, pp. 1546 - 1556, http://dx.doi.org/10.4238/2015.March.6.2
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang J; Feng G; Yang Y; Zhang P; Pu C; Zhao G, 2014, 'Acute kidney injury after radical gastrectomy: a single center study.', Int Urol Nephrol, vol. 46, pp. 973 - 977, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11255-013-0618-5
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Huo D; Wang W; Li X; Gao Q; Wu L; Luo Y; Wang Y; Zhang P; Guo X, 2013, 'Evaluation of two single-factor models of metabolic syndrome: A confirmatory factor analysis for an adult population in Beijing', Lipids in Health and Disease, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-511X-12-61
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Su T; Zhang L; Li X; Zuo L; Zhang P; Wang H, 2011, 'Regular use of nephrotoxic medications is an independent risk factor for chronic kidney disease-results from a Chinese population study', Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, vol. 26, pp. 1916 - 1923, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfq679
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Xu R; Zhang LX; Zhang PH; Wang F; Zuo L; Wang HY, 2010, 'Gender differences in age-related decline in glomerular filtration rates in healthy people and chronic kidney disease patients', BMC Nephrology, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2369-11-20
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Wang W; Luo Y; Liu Y; Cui C; Wu L; Wang Y; Wang H; Zhang P; Guo X, 2010, 'Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and optimal waist circumference cut-off points for adults in Beijing', Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, vol. 88, pp. 209 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2010.01.022
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Liu Y; Zhang P; Wang W; Wang H; Zhang L; Wu W; Guo X, 2010, 'The characteristics of dyslipidemia patients with different durations in Beijing: A cross-sectional study', Lipids in Health and Disease, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-511X-9-115
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Xu R; Zhang L; Zhang P; Wang F; Zuo L; Wang H, 2009, 'Comparison of the prevalence of chronic kidney disease among different ethnicities: Beijing CKD survey and American NHANES', Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, vol. 24, pp. 1220 - 1226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfn609
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Guo X; Jia Z; Zhang P; Yang S; Wu W; Sang L; Luo Y; Lu X; Dai H; Zeng Z; Wang W, 2009, 'Impact of mode of transportation on dyslipidaemia in working people in Beijing', British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 43, pp. 928 - 931, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.2008.049171
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Guo XH; Zhang PH; Zeng ZC; Wang W; Li C; Shi Y; Liu ZJ, 2009, 'Combination patterns of cardiovascular risks and sequelae at different stage of hypertension in natural hypertensive population in Beijing', Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, vol. 31, pp. 142 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10641960802621309
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang LX; Zhang PH; Wang F; Zuo L; Zhou Y; Shi Y; Li G; Jiao SF; Liu ZJ; Liang WN; Wang HY, 2008, 'Prevalence and Factors Associated With CKD: A Population Study From Beijing', American Journal of Kidney Diseases, vol. 51, pp. 373 - 384, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2007.11.009
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Xu R; Zhang LX; Zhang PH; Wang F; Zuo L; Zhou Y; Shi Y; Li G; Jiao SF; Liu ZJ; Xu GB; Liang WN; Wang HY, 2008, 'Gender-specific reference value of urine albumin-creatinine ratio in healthy Chinese adults: Results of the Beijing CKD survey', Clinica Chimica Acta, vol. 398, pp. 125 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2008.09.002
    Journal articles | 2008
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Yang SB; Guo XH; Zhang PH, 2008, 'Using logistic regression analysis to explore the influence of urban residents' transportation mode on incidence of dyslipidemia', Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua liuxingbingxue zazhi, vol. 29, pp. 519 - 520
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang PH; Jiao SJ; Zhou Y; Li G; Shi Y; Li H; Ren ZY; Wu F; Jiang Y; Guo XH; Liu Z, 2007, 'Studies on prevalence and control of several common chronic diseases among Beijing adults in 2005', Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua liuxingbingxue zazhi, vol. 28, pp. 625 - 630
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang PH; Jiao SF; Zhou Y; Wang HB; Wu F; Jiang Y; Liu ZJ, 2007, 'Study on chronic disease related behavior and lifestyle in adults in Beijing, 2005', Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua liuxingbingxue zazhi, vol. 28, pp. 1162 - 1166
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Huang Y; Li Y; Lu M; Wu Y, 2006, 'A large-scale study on relationship between cerebral blood flow velocity and blood pressure in a natural population', Journal of Human Hypertension, vol. 20, pp. 742 - 748, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.jhh.1002068
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Huang Y; Li Y; Shi P; Lu M; Detrano R; Wu Y, 2006, 'Gender and risk factor dependence of cerebral blood flow velocity in Chinese adults', Brain Research Bulletin, vol. 69, pp. 282 - 287, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainresbull.2005.12.008
    Journal articles | 2005
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Wu YF; Xie GQ; Li Y; Zhou BF; Zhang PH; Ren FX; Shi P; Ma LY, 2005, 'The development and Assessment on the general quality of life intrument for Chinese people', Zhonghua liu xing bing xue za zhi = Zhonghua liuxingbingxue zazhi, vol. 26, pp. 751 - 756
    Journal articles | 2005
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Xie G; Li Y; Shi P; Zhou B; Zhang P; Wu Y, 2005, 'Baseline pulmonary function and quality of life 9 years later in a middle-aged Chinese population', Chest, vol. 128, pp. 2448 - 2457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.128.4.2448
    Journal articles |
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Chen H; Shang J; Ge J; Zhang H; Xu M; Jia B; Liu L; Bian C; Zhao Y; Chen M; Hirst JE, 'Mobile phone application use in pregnant women: does it make a difference? Usage and perinatal outcomes in China (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.29644
    Journal articles |
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Sun Y; Luo R; Li Y; He FJ; Tan M; MacGregor GA; Liu H; Zhang P, 'App-Based Salt Reduction Intervention in School Children and Their Families (AppSalt) in China: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Process Evaluation (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.19430
    Journal articles |
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Li 2nd X; Fang 3rd Z; Lu 4th Y; Cui 5th J; Du X; Hu R, 'Smartphone Application-supported validation of three automatic devices for the self-measurement of blood pressure according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol revision 2010: the Omron HEM-7120, Yuwell YE680A, and Cofoe KF-65B (Preprint)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/preprints.18611
  • Reports | 2016
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Chen H; Dong L; Chai Y; Zhang P, 2016, Research report on mHealth in maternal and child health care in China
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Wan Y; Liu Y; Li Y; Zhang P, 2018, 'p-Faster R-CNN Algorithm for Food Detection', in Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, LNICST, pp. 132 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00916-8_13
    Conference Posters | 2018
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Li Y; Ding J; Wang Y; Tang C; Zhang P, 2018, 'The Functionality and Quality of Mobile Applications with Dietary Guidance Content in China', Hong Kong, China, presented at The 7th Asian Congress of Dietetics, Hong Kong, China, 06 July 2018 - 08 July 2018
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang P; Sun N; Wang H; Sun L; Zhang J; Xi Y; Wu Y; Yan L, 2016, 'EFFICACY OF TELMISARTAN 40 MG (T40) AND HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 25 MG (H25) MONOTHERAPY IN HIGH SODIUM INTAKE PATIENTS WITH MILD TO MODERATE HYPERTENSION (THAT STUDY): A MULTICENTER RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLINDED PARALLEL CONTROLLED TRIAL', in JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, pp. E54 - E54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.hjh.0000499991.72821.75
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Associate Professor Puhong Zhang
    Zhang J; Sun L; Liu Y; Wang H; Sun N; Yu J; He Y; Yan S; Zhang P, 2016, 'MOBILE DEVICE BASED ELECTRONIC DATA CAPTURE SYSTEM IN PHARMACEUTICAL CLINICAL TRIAL: A FEASIBILITY STUDY', in JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, pp. E247 - E247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.hjh.0000500558.64425.f9

Awards

Grants

Present

  • 2015-2017 Co-PI. Development of clinical pathway of diagnosis and treatment for hospitalized patients comorbid with T2DM and OSA (DOSA2 study). Beijing Science and Technology Bureau (D141107005314005): 600K.
  • 2015-2018. PI. China Center for mHealth Innovation (CCmHI), a collection of mHealth research program to support people to receive/provide better health services. Qualcomm Wireless Reach: US$1.8M.
  • 2016-2018. PI. mHealth platform for maternal and child health care (1000-day Project). CCTF (China Children and Teenagers’ Fund): US$575K.
  • 2015-2019. PI-China. Systematic Medical Assessment, Referral and Treatment for Diabetes care in China using Lay Family Health Promoters (SMART Diabetes study). Australia Government NHMRC- Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (Application ID: APP1094712): AU$1,38M.
  • 2016-2021. PI. Project 5 (Smart Diet study) in Development and scale-up of key technologies on nutrition and behavior change for cardiovascular health --- National Key Basic Research Program on Major Chronic Non-communicable Disease in China. MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology of People’s Republic of China; application ID: 2016YFC1300200): 1M.
  • 2017-2020. Co-PI. Road to hierarchical diabetes management at primary care settings in China (ROADMAP Study). Bethune Charitable Foundation:10.1M.
  • 2017-2021 Co-PI. NIHR Unit Action on Salt China (ASC). National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) (Project number 16/136/77: NIHR Global Health Research Unit): £6.6M.

Past

  • 2004-2006.           PI. Surveillance of chronic diseases and risk factors in Beijing adults (2005) (16861 randomized citizens were investigated). Beijing Health Bureau: 1,35M.
  • 2006-2008. PI. Establishment of Family Health Promotor program in urban area of Beijing. Beijing Health Bureau (118-package-project): 750k.
  • 2010-2013. PI. Establishment and assessment of a school-student-family interactive healthy diet promotion model. DANONE Foundation (DIC2010-09): 200K.
  • 2011-2012. Co-PI/PM. Type 1 Diabetes in China: building a comprehensive evidence base of its coverage, cost and care (3C study). International Diabetes Federation (IDF): 2.87M.
  • 2011-2013. Co-PI/PM. Diabetes and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in China (DOSA 1 study). ResMed Foundation: US$100K.
  • 2011-2016. Co-PI/PM. Observational Registry for Basal Insulin Treatment in China (ORBIT study). Sanofi-Aventis (China) Investment Co., Ltd.: 37.8M.
  • 2014-2015. PI. Efficacy of Telmisartan 40mg and Hydrochlorothiazide 25mg monotherapy in high sodium intake patients with mild to moderate hypertension: a multicenter randomized double-blinded parallel controlled trial (THAT study)        . Ministry of Science and Technology of P.R. China (2013 BAI05B02): 600K.

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