Dr. Shi gained his Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience at the Univ. of Bristol School of Medicine, U.K.. and worked as a post-doc fellow at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a Senior associate scientist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Shi is the co-founders for the Sino-American Symposia on Clinical and Translational Medicine.
From 2015, Dr. Shi has expanded the GlobalMD China project in telemedicine. He worked with ATA, Cleveland Clinic, University of California, University of Miami, Mercy Hospital and other to introduce telemedicine in China. Dr. Shi had led to set up the first telemedicine professional training program in China and trained over 1500 local physicians, nurses, IT staff and hospital leaders nationwide.