Professor of China Medical University, doctorial supervisor, and president of the School of Pharmacy.

You Qidong has held positions including executive member of the Tenth China Pharmacopoeia Committee; member of the subject review group of the National Natural Science Foundation of China; member of the Ministry of Education teaching steering branch committee for the pharmacy engineering programme of colleges and universities; director of the Chinese Pharmaceutical Association; vice chairman of the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Professional Committee; certified national specialist for the qualification of licensed pharmacists for the State Drug Administration; and new drug evaluation expert for the Jiangsu State Drug Administration.