Zengwu Wang is an Associate Professor of Cardiology and Epidemiology at Fu Wai Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing. His research interests include the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. He is one of the lead investigators of the Hypertension Control in Community (HCC) study, a programme designed to improve the treatment and control of hypertension in China. He is the Director of the Beijing Hypertension Association and the Chinese Hypertension League. He received his medical and doctoral degrees from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.