Linong Ji is a Professor of Medicine and Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) 2013-2015. He is the Director of Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Peking University People’s Hospital and Co-Director of the Diabetes Centre of Peking University. He is also President of the Endocrine and Metabolic Physician Society under the Chinese Physician Association, chief editor of the Chinese Journal of Diabetes and a Vice-President of the Chinese Diabetes Society. Dr Ji's studies are focused on clinical work in endocrinology and research in molecular genetics of diabetes and its treatment.
Professor Ji is also a member of Herbalife's Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB), based in China. The NAB is made of leading international experts in the fields of nutrition and health who educate and train independent Herbalife distributors on the principles of nutrition, physical activity and healthy lifestyle.
Professor Ji received his medical degree from Beijing Medical University. He studied at the Joslin Diabetes Center of Harvard Medical School in 1993-96 and was a visiting Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard University from 1997 to 1999.
Professor Ji is the Chief Investigator of the Observational Registry for Basal Insulin Treatment (ORBIT) study, the largest study on basal insulin ever conducted in China, involving 20,000 people with type 2 diabetes nationwide.