Maoti Wei, Ph.D
Associate Editor, China
Academic and Professional Backgrounds
Dr. Wei was born in a rural area of China and was raised by his mother after loosing his father at an early age. With his mother’s encouragement and support he pushed through his university studies until Dr. Wei graduated from the Preventive Medicine program in Tongji University, School of Medicine (currently Tongji Medical College in Huazhong University of Science and Technology) in 1998. He has since been employed in the Logistics University of People’s Armed Police Force (formerly the Armed Police Medical College). Dr. Wei later continued his studies and completed his master’s and doctoral degrees at the Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, the Academy of Military Medical Sciences. He currently holds several positions at the Logistics University of People’s Armed Police Force, including Associate Professor, Director of the Teaching and Research Office, and is a thesis supervisor to master’s students.
Dr. Wei has been engaged in teaching and research activities on epidemiology and health statistics for many years, and has an abundant experience in clinical trial design and laboratory research. Dr. Wei participated in the clinical trial design and on-site investigation training of the cross-sectional and cohort studies of one of Tianjin’s major science and technology projects – Precision Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases among Women with History of Gestational Hypertension. He has also participated in the clinical trial design of a research project for the traditional Chinese medicine industry regarding stroke prevention via reduction of primary hypertension. In addition, he completed statistical analysis for research projects initiated by Xuemin Shi from Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the year of 2004, 2007 and 2016, including randomization strategies and data analysis of comprehensive, standardized research on the prevention and treatment of spastic paralysis post-stroke. He has reviewed more than 300 articles for the university’s academic journal, more than ten papers for Molecular Medicine Reports, and a number of graduate papers. He has published 125 research papers, including 20 in English and 105 in Chinese. Moreover, he has received a grant from National Natural Science Foundation of China.
Influenced by his early age experiences, Dr. Wei bears in mind the importance of optimism, hard work and teamwork. These traits shine through his daily work. He loves researching and engaging in exploratory work.