Wenxing Wei

Wenxing Wei received his Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and graduated from the Columbia School of Social Work with his Master of Social Work. Prior to beginning his master’s program, Wenxing worked as a nurse intern in University of Hong Kong – Shenzhen Hospital. Witnessed the defects of the welfare system, he decided to begin his social work education. Wenxing did field placements at Tompkins Park Senior Center and Columbia Population Research Center, and after graduation, he practiced as a case manager at Community Counseling & Medication, providing intake, screening, assessment, substance abuse and HIV services, counseling, referrals, and home visit to racial and ethnic minority persons. He wants to find effective ways to promote health and mental health for individuals living with HIV and substance dependence.