Professor of Peking University Health Science Centre, doctorial supervisor.
Guo Yan has acted as vice president of the School of Public Health, and Party secretary of Peking University Health Science Centre. She was elected as a member of the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health and a member of the expert committee on health policy and management research, as well as vice chairman of the Chinese Rural Health Association and the Chinese Health Education Association. She is influential in the fields of primary health care and maternal and child health, and enjoys a high international reputation.