Li Benfu graduated from the Department of Medicine of Beijing Medical College in 1965. He has been working in gynecology and obstetrics for more than 40 years.
He acts now as member of the Ministry of Health Medical Ethics Committee of Experts; standing director of the China Sexology Association; head of the Academic Department of Sexual Medicine Research Centre of Peking University Health Science Centre; director of the Chinese Medical Doctor Association; member of the Expert Committee for Doctor’s Qualification Examination Papers Development of the National Medical Examinations Centre; member of the Expert Committee for Maternal and Child Health Care of the Chinese Centre for Disease and Prevention; member of the Ethical, Legal and Social Committee of the Chinese Human Genome Group; member of the Ethical Committee of the China Cancer Research Foundation; member of the Expert Committee of the Data Bank of Chinese Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donors of the Red Cross Society of China; member of the Expert Consultation Committee of the People’s Medical Publishing House; member of the Expert Committee of Beijing Association of Health Promotion; and vice chairman of the Beijing Medical Ethics Society.
He has released more than 120 papers and theses, and edited 34 treatises and teaching materials. He has won several awards from the Chinese Medical Association, Beijing government and the Ministry of Health.