Prof. Tiebin YAN 燕鐡斌教授

Prof. Tiebin YAN 燕鐡斌教授


Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University
Vice President, Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine
Principal Investigator, China Standard of International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Rehabilitation Set (ICF-RS)


Gradated from Anhui Medical University with Bachelor degree in 1983, and from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with PhD degree in 2001. As physiatrist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, first in the Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University Hefei, Anhui Province since 1983, and then in Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University Guangzhou since 1993.

Main research areas
Application of ICF; Neurorehabilitation especially in motor control and motor recovery.
Principal Investigator of 6 projects of the National Nature Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2 projects of the Ministry of Education, 4 projects of the Guangdong Bureau of Science and Technology.

Professional affiliations
Vice president, China Association of Rehabilitation Medicine (CARM); Chairman, Standard Committee of CARM.

Editorial affiliations
Associate editor, Heliyon (Cell Press series)
Editorial board member, Neurorehabilitation (United States), International Journal of Neurology Research (United States)
Associate editor-in-chief of 4 Chinese journals: Chinese Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation, and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Lecturing Itinerary
  • Date:
    1 December 2023 (Friday)
  • Consultation Visits
  • Time:
    09:30 – 16:00
  • Tour:
    Visiting 3 local ICF-based service units

  • Date:
    2 December 2023 (Saturday)
  • Plenary Lecture 4
  • Time:
    12:00 – 12:30
  • Topic:
    Adoption of the ICF Rehabilitation Set (Generic-30) as the National Standard 採用功能障礙ICF核心組合(通用版-30)作為國家標準的中國經驗
  • Plenary Discussion Forum 1
  • Time:
    16:30 – 17:15
  • Topic:
    Strategic Recommendations for the Implementation of ICF in Clinical Practice