George Liu is Director and Associate Professor of the China Health Program at La Trobe University, and a board director of the Chinese Health Foundation of Australia. He holds visiting professorship with several prestigious universities in China.
His research focuses on primary health care system development, safety and quality of health care, health information systems, and social support and equality in health services and health outcomes. He was a member of the advisory committee for patient safety in primary care for the World Health Organisation, and an academic facilitator for the World Health Organisation leadership program for health promotion in China.
Dr Liu has a BA (1982-1988) and MA (1988-1991) in Medical Sciences from West China University, and a PhD (2000-2003) from La Trobe University.