Deputy Director General, China CDC
Joining the CPC in April 1995, Li Qun started his career in September 1995 after receiving his master's degree in medicine. He has been elected as a delegate to the 20th National Congress of the CPC, and has been awarded as a "Young and Middle-aged Expert with Outstanding Contributions to National Health".
Li obtained his bachelor's degree in medicine and master's degree in medicine both in Anhui Medical University, respectively in 1992 and 1995. From September 1995 to August 2008, he worked at the Anhui Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and since August 2008 he has started his role at the China CDC. In April 2023, he was appointed as the deputy director general and a member of the Leading Party Members' Group of the China CDC.
Li has a long-term working experience in health emergency preparedness and response. He has devoted himself to the fights against SARS, influenza A H1N1, human infection of avian influenza A (H7N9) and COVID-19 outbreaks. He helped with the disaster relief and disease prevention work for the Wenchuan (Sichuan) earthquake in 2008 and the Yushu (Qinghai) earthquake in 2010, and participated in the efforts to ensure hygiene safety during the Beijing 2008 Olympics, the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the ceremony marking the centenary of the Communist Party of China, and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.