Hui Li was part of the research team for the project Migration and Health in China. At the time of her collaboration, Li was lecturer at the Center for Health Management & Policy at Shandong University, China. Since 2010 she has been Secretary of the editor's committee of the Encyclopaedia of China Medicine - Health Economics Fascicule.
Hui Li holds a PhD degree with a major Social Medicine and Health Administration from Shandong University. Her research interests emphasize issues of health equity, especially questions of gender health equity in rural populations.