LIU Guoen, male, was born in Maoxian County of Sichuan Province in 1958. He graduated from the Department of Natural Sciences of Southwest Minzu University. He continued his postdoctoral research at Harvard University. In 1994, he was hired by the University of Southern California as a postdoctoral supervisor of Health Economics, a subject newly established by the University and the first in the world. He is a famous scholar in the field of public health, a professor of Economics at the National School of Development of Peking University (formerly known as the China Center for Economic Research of Peking University), Director of the China Center for Health Economics Research of Peking University, part-time supervisor of China Pharmaceutical University and a visiting professor to many universities such as Sichuan University. He served as a doctoral supervisor in the Department of Medical Policy and Evaluation Science at North Carolina State University, and an economist at the National Bureau of Economic Research of the United States, and was elected President of the Chinese Economists Society and President of the Asian Consortium for the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. In 2014, he was selected as a Distinguished Professor of the Changjiang Scholars of the Ministry of Education. He has made rich achievements in the fields of health economics, medical and health policy, China’s medical system reform, medical economics, cost-benefit evaluation and so on, and published a variety of economic monographs. In 1995, he was employed by the Ministry of Health of China as a consultant and led a number of national projects.