March 7, 2019

Mr. Lee Ligang Zhang studied at Harvard Medical School and obtained a master’s degree in genetics. While he was studying at Harvard, Mr. Zhang founded a journal called Harvard China Review in 1997 and then co-founded Harvard China Forum in 1998. After he went back to China, Mr. Zhang founded two companies one after another ( elong.com and iKang ) which both went public on NASDAQ. Now iKang Healthcare Group has become one of the leading preventive healthcare service providers in China. To provide world-class medical service to high net worth individuals, Mr. Zhang founded iKang Evergreen Medical International known as the top brand of iKang Healthcare Group in 2013 and appointed Professor Tom Fox, former associate dean of Harvard Medical School as the president of iKang Evergreen flagship center in Beijing. Now iKang Evergreen Medical International has presence in five major cities across China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou and Nanjing.


  • News

    Professor Ezra F. Vogel, renowned scholar and beloved mentor, dies aged 90

    It is with enormous sadness that we share the news of the passing of one of our most notable and respected past speakers Professor Ezra F. Vogel (1930-2020). As Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard University, former Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and a prolific writer on Asia, he lastingly […]

  • Interview

    HCFocus | Arthur Kleinman on Mental Health and Caregiving in China

    Dr. Arthur Kleinman is the Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor in the Anthropology Department in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, a Professor of Medical Anthropology in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the Victor and William Fung Director of Harvard University’s Asia Center. Dr. Kleinman is a […]

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HCFocus | Peter Bol and the Digital Era for History Research and Education

Professor Peter Bol received his Ph.D. in Chinese History from Princeton University in 1980. He was a former Dean of Education Development at Harvard University and is currently a tenured professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. Since 2014, Professor Bol has been teaching and responsible for HarvardX and ChinaX series courses […]


Why are Hundreds of Harvard Students Studying Chinese Philosophy?

“This course will change your life” These are the words with which Professor Puett begins each year of his class, Ethical Reasoning 18: Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory, one of the most popular courses at Harvard. How can this class attract over 500 Harvard College students while being featured on news media “New York […]