Prof Du is a medically trained epidemiologist and biostatistician, currently working as a Professor at the School of Public Health, Southeast University (SEU), and previously working as a Fellow with the Australian National University (ANU). His research interests include vulnerable populations, service use and outcome, mental wellbeing, and science-policy-practice interface.







1. 2019 (年)至,东南大学,群医学

2. 2014(年)至2019(年),澳大利亚国立大学,群医学

3. 2013(年)至2014(年),澳大利亚国家健康绩效管理署,风险精算

4. 2010(年)至2013(年),北京大学,弱势群体


6. 2008(年)至2009(年),新南威尔士劳动保险局,保险政策

7. 2005(年)至2008(年),新南威尔士大学, 健康大数据


1. 科学-政策-实践转化

2. 医疗健康资源优化与系统工程

3. 智慧城市与心理健康

4. 健康积极老龄化

5. 妇女儿童弱势群体健康不平等


1.新冠肺炎患者健康结局:优化临床救治和药物筛选 (教育部)

2. Better care and better outcomes in youth experiencing self-harm (Suicide Prevention Australia)

3. Understand person centred outcomes in cancer survivors (National Health and Medical Research Council)



1. 澳大利亚道路规则的修改, 规定7岁以下儿童乘客使用儿童座椅(2010年实施);

2. 在以往研究的成功经验为基础,为上海出台的中国首个儿童乘客安全出行指导方针《上海市未成年人保护》(2014年实施)和《上海市道路交通管理条例》(2017年实施)做出了贡献, 该条例规定为4岁以下的儿童乘客使用儿童安全座椅;

3. 澳大利亚公共卫生法的修改, 将完整的儿童免疫记录成为在经批准的幼儿服务机构登记的强制性要求(2015年实施);

4. 中国2016年出台了《2016-2020 预防残疾国家行动计划》, 以改善残疾人群的健康福祉;

5. 南京市推出关于扩大完善南京市城镇职工基本医疗保险按病种付费结算范围的通知(宁医发〔2021〕40号)(2021年5月);


1. 罗氏生物统计卓越奖:Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia, Roche Annual Award for Excellence (2010)

2. 同行评议期刊Associate Editor: International Health (Oxford Press),BMC Health Service Research (Springer Nature),Frontiers in Public Health (Frontiers),Future (MDPI)

3. 英国皇家热带医学与卫生学会The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Fellow



· Zhou M, Fan L, Tian Y, Wu D, Zhang F, Du W. Does mental health mediate the effect of deviant peer affiliation on school adaptation in migrant children: evidence from a nationally representative survey in China. Public health 2022;213:78-84

· Martiniuk A, Senserrick T, Lo S, Williamson A, Du W, Grunstein R, Woodward M, Glozier N, Stevenson M, Norton R, Ivers R. Sleep deprived young drivers and risk of crash: the DRIVE prospective cohort study. JAMA Pediatrics, 2013;167(7):647-55.

· Pan S, Du W, Jiang F, Bilston L, Brown J, Shen X. Restraint use and seating position among child car passengers: a toll gate observation in Shanghai. Accident Analysis and Prevention 2011;43(6):2195-2199

· Du W, Finch C, Hayen A, Bilston L, Brown J, Hatfield J. Relative benefits of population-level interventions targeting specific restraint use behaviours in child car passengers. Pediatrics 2010;125(2):304-312.

· Du W, Hayen A, Bilston L, Hatfield J, Finch C, Brown J. Association between different restraint use and rear-seated child passenger fatalities: a matched cohort study. JAMA Pediatrics 2008;162(11):1085-1089.


· Ding Y, Yan Y, Tian Y, Du W, Fan L. Health-related quality of life associated with sensory impairment in Chinese middle-aged and older adults: a cohort study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2023 Feb 1 Online ahead of print

· Fan L, Tian Y, Wang J, Ding Y, Wang S, Xue H, Du W. Frailty predicts increased healthcare utilization among community-dwelling older adults: a longitudinal study in China.  Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2021;22(9):1819-1824

· Wang J, Wang Q, Hou X, Chen S, Guo Z, Du W, Fan L. Spousal Concordance in the Development of Functional Limitations Among Married Adults in China. JAMA Network Open 2021;4(9):e2125577

· Guo C, Du W, Hu C, Zheng X. Prevalence and factors associated with healthcare service use among Chinese elderly with disabilities. Journal of Public Health 2016;38(3):e345-e351.

· Li N, Zhang L, Du W, Pang L, Guo C, Chen G, Zheng X. Prevalence of dementia-associated disability among Chinese older adults: results from a national sample survey. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015;23(3):320-5.


· Xue H, Li M, Fan L, Du W, Zou J. Trends in adverse drug reactions among children: evidence from Jiangsu Province of China, 2010-2019. Pediatric Drugs 2022 Nov 2 (published online ahead of print)

· Du W, Chong S, McLachlan A, Luo L, Glasgow N, Gnjidic D. Adverse drug reactions due to opioid analgesic use in New South Wales, Australia: a spatial-temporal analysis. BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology 2019;20(55):epub

· Du W, Gnjidic D, Pearson S, Hilmer S, McLachlan A, Blyth F, Viney R, Joshy G, Day C, Banks E. Patterns of high risk prescribing and other factors in relation to receipt of a Home Medicines Review: a prospective cohort investigation among adults aged 45 years and over in Australia. BMJ Open 2019;9:e027305

· Du W, Pearson S, Buckley N, Day C, Banks E. Diagnosis- and external cause-based criteria to identify adverse drug reactions in hospital ICD-coded data: application to an Australia population-based study. Public Health Research and Practice 2017; 27(2):e2721716.

· Chen Y, Liu B, Glass K, Du W, Banks E, Kirk M. Use of proton pump inhibitors and the risk of hospitalization for infectious gastroenteritis. PLoS ONE 2016;11(12): e0168618.


· Zhou Q, Li N, Du W. Does health service utilisation mediate the effect of disability on psychological distress: evidence from a national representative survey in Australia. Global Public Health 2021;16(3):448-459

· Zhou Q, Glasgow N, Du W. Health-related lifestyles and obesity among adults with and without disability in Australia: implication for mental health care. Disability and Health Journal 2019;12(1):106-113

· Wang J, Du W. Factors associated with high psychological distress in primary carers of persons with disabilities. Australian Journal of General Practice 2019;48(4):234-238

· Li N, Zhang L, Du W, Pang L, Guo C, Chen G, Zheng X. Prevalence of dementia-associated disability among Chinese older adults: results from a national sample survey. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015;23(3):320-5.

· Li N, Du W, Chen G, Song X, Zheng X. Mental health service use among Chinese adults with mental disabilities: a national survey. Psychiatric Services, 2013;64(7):638-44.


· Liao Y, Xue S, Xie Y, Zhang Y, Wang D, Zhao T, Du W, Chen T, Miao H, Qin Y, Zheng J, Yang X, Peng Z, Yu J. Characterization of influenza seasonality in China, 2010-2018: Implications for seasonal influenza vaccination timing. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 2022;16(6):1161-1171

· Kong L, Hu Y, Wang Q, Chen X, Yao T, Wang Y, Jin H, Fan L, Du W. Could COVID-19 pandemic be stopped with joint efforts of travel restrictions and public health countermeasures? A modelling study. BMJ Open 2021;11(5):e046157

· Xue S, Hua Y, Lei Y, Kong L, Zhou M, Fan L, Du W. Early signs of geographic spread of COVID-19: lessons learnt from outbreaks in Wuhan 2020 and Nanjing 2021. International Health 2022;14(6):660-663

· Hu Y, Kong L, Yao T, Chen X, Du W. Does lock-down of Wuhan effectively restrict early geographic spread of novel coronavirus epidemic during chunyun in China? A spatial model study. BMC Public Health 2021;21(1):825


· Zhou Q, Du W. Cost sharing reduction and health service utilisation, health-related lifestyles, and obesity: Evidence from the Australian Health Concession Card policy. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2022;10.1071/PY21025

· Zhou X, Wang C, Chen P, Chen Y, Yin L, Du W, Pu Y. Time series analysis of short-term effects of particulate matter pollution on the circulatory system disease mortality risk in Lishui District, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2021;29(12):17520-17529

· Tian Y, Du W, Hua Y, Fan L. Will infrastructure construction drive Chinese rural families to develop their own enterprises? Applied Economics Letters 2021:29:18;1665-69

· Bilston L, Du W, Brown J. A matched-cohort analysis of belted front and rear seat occupants in newer and older model vehicles shows that gains in front occupant safety have outpaced gains for rear seat occupants. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 2010;42(6):1974-1977

· Hinchcliff R, Chapman S, Ivers R, Senserrick T, Du W. Media framing of novice driver licensing policy debates. Accident Analysis and Prevention 2010;42:1283-1287.


· Qin D, Du W, Sha S, Parkinson A, Glasgow N. Hospital psychosocial interventions for patients with brain functional impairment: a retrospective cohort study. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing 2019;28(5):1152-1161.

· Luo L, Du W, Chong S, Ji H, Glasgow N. Patterns of comorbidities in hospitalised cancer survivors for palliative care and associated in-hospital mortality risk: a latent class analysis of a statewide all-inclusive inpatient data. Palliative Medicine 2019;33(10):1272-1281

· Zhou M, Du W, Salvador-Carulla L, Glasgow N. Adverse drug events related hospitalisation in persons with neurodevelopmental disorders: a state-wide retrospective cohort study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 2019;63(5):429-440

· Du W, Luther M, Desborough J, Rogalewicz M, Glasgow N. Variation in and factors associated with psychosocial interventions for hospitalised self-harm patients in New South Wales, Australia. General hospital psychiatry 2018;54:1-4

· Du W, Glasgow N, Smith P, Clements A, Sedrakyan A. Major inpatient surgeries and in-hospital mortality in New South Wales public hospitals in Australia: a state-wide retrospective cohort study. International Journal of Surgery. 2018;50:126-132.


· Chen Y, Jiao Z, Chen P, Fan L, Zhou X, Pu Y, Du W, Yin L. Short-term effect of fine particulate matter and ozone on non-accidental mortality and respiratory mortality in Lishui district, China. BMC Public Health 2021;21(1):1661

· Huang S, Sha S, Du W, Zhang H, Wu X, Jiang C, Zhao Y, Yang J. The association between living environmental factors and adolescents’ body weight: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatr 2021;21:572

· Qin J, Pu Y, Du W, Zhu H, Yin L, Teng G. Association between smoking history and prognosis of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma after stent placement. Journal of Environmental and Occupational Medicine 2020,37(10):981-987

· Sha S, Du W, Parkinson A, Glasgow N. Relative importance of clinical and sociodemographic factors in association with postoperative deaths in colorectal cancer patients in New South Wales: an Artificial Neural Network approach. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 2020;26(5):1389-1398

· Li N, Pang L, Du W, Chen G, Zheng X. Association between poverty and psychiatric disability among Chinese population aged 15-64 years. Psychiatry Research 2012 Jun 27


· Du W, Yang J, Powis B, Zheng X, Ozanne-Smith J, Bilston L, Wu M. Understanding on-road practices of electric bike riders: an observational study in a developed city of China. Accident Analysis and Prevention 2013;59:319-26.

· Chen H, Du W, Li N, Chen G, Zheng X. The socioeconomic inequality in traffic-related disability among Chinese adults: the application of concentration index. Accident Analysis and Prevention 2013 Jun;55:101-6

· De Rome L, Ivers R, Fitzharris M, Du W, Haworth N, Heritier S, Richardson D. Motorcycle protective clothing: Protection from injury or just the weather? Accident Analysis and Prevention 2011;43(6):1893-1900

· Brown J, Hatfield J, Du W, Finch C, Bilston L. Population-level estimates of the quality of restraint use among children aged 0-12 years in NSW, Australia. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 2010;42(6):2144-2148

· Hatfield J, Murphy S, Job S, Du W. The effectiveness of audio-tactile lane-marking in reducing various types of crash: A review of evidence, template for evaluation, and preliminary findings from Australia. Accident Analysis and Prevention 2009;41(3):365-79.