Staff 职员


Professor Emily Ying Yang CHAN – 陈英凝教授

Centre Director 研究所所长
Principal Medical Officer 研究所首席医生

Professor Chan served as a frontline emergency relief practitioner in mid-1990s, and later as the president for a Nobel peace prize winning medical humanitarian organization that provides emergency medical relief to victims of wars, epidemics and natural disasters (Medecins Sans Frontieres Hong Kong).


Professor Jean H. KIM  (金真希教授)

Deputy Centre Director 研究所副所长
Principal Epidemiologist 研究所首席流行病学家

Prof. Kim is a co-founder of the Asia-Pacific Collaboration of Child & Adolescent Health, and health issues related to economic development and exploring innovative, multi-disciplinary strategies to promote health in developing country settings.


Professor Kevin Kei Ching HUNG (洪矶正教授)

Centre Research Manager 研究项目经理
Emergency Medicine Specialist 急诊科专科医生

Prof. Hung is an emergency medicine specialist with vast experience in conducting rural health needs assessment in the Asia Pacific region with various NGOs and humanitarian initiatives.

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Mr. Marat YU (余俊均)

Centre Manager 研究所经理

Mr. Yu has a background in business administration and received his Master in Development Studies at the London School of Economics in 2006, focusing on gender and migration. Since then, he has been working in community development, gender equality and capacity building in India and the Greater Mekong Sub-region. He also worked with the Hong Kong Red Cross in post-earthquake rehabilitation works in Shaanxi province, China. Mr. Yu joined the Centre as Development and Training Manager in April 2012.


Ms. Christy CHAN (陈爱恩晴)

Communication Officer 传讯主任
Research Officer 研究项目主任
BA (Psyc. Biol.), MPH candidate (CUHK)

Ms. Chan obtained a dual degree in Psychology and Biology at the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University, USA, where she worked as a health advocate and peer educator, promoting physical, mental and social wellbeing among the college population. She is currently a Master of Public Health candidate at The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a focus in population and global health, and serves as communication officer and research officer at CCOUC. Ms. Chan has participated in overseas service-projects and research-based missions in Tanzania and rural China.

Dr. Gemma GAO (高楊博士)

Centre Research Associate 高级研究项目主任
China Liaison 中国联络干事

Dr. Gao is an Instructor of School under Division of Health Improvement. She had been trained as a Post-doctoral Fellow in the School for two years after obtaining a PhD degree in Medical Sciences from CUHK in 2006. She also received a Master degree in Public Health from Sun Yat-sen University and a MD degree in Preventive Medicine from Shandong University in China.

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Ms. Polly Po Yi LEE (李宝仪)

Senior Research Officer 高級研究项目主任

Ms. Lee is a Registered Nurse. She obtained her Master of Public Health from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2010 and she joined the School of Public Health and Primary Care after she graduated. She is now the Senior Research Officer in the Centre. Her research interests include long term health impacts in meteoro-hydrological disasters, risk perception and disaster preparedness, climate change and health in urban setting.

Mr. Sida LIU (刘思达)

Research Officer 研究项目主任
BSc (Food and Nutrition), MSc, MPH(CUHK)

Mr. Liu received his Master of Public Health from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2012 with a major in epidemiology and biostatistics. Previously, he obtained a bachelor degree in food and nutrition as well as a master in marketing management in the UK. He has participated in field-based assessments and interventions in rural areas in China. Mr. Liu is now serving as research assistant at the CCOUC with particular focus in rural health and food safety.

Ms. Crystal Ying Jia ZHU (朱迎佳)

Research Officer 研究项目主任
BE (Zhejiang University), MPH (CUHK)

Zhu Yingjia got her bachelor degree in Biomedical Engineering in Zhejiang University, China. During her volunteer experience, she found her interest in public health and attained the Master of Public Health degree at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She joined CCOUC in 2011 with a research focus in the health and disaster preparedness status of non-Han Chinese in rural China.

Honorary Staff:

Ms. Eliza Yee Lai CHEUNG (张依丽)

Project Officer (Psyc. First Aid)
Centre Honorary Clinical Psychologist
BSSc (CUHK), MSSc in Clin. Psych (CUHK), PHD (CUHK candidate)

Ms. Cheung is a clinical psychologist trained at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and is currently a PhD candidate at the School of Public Health and Primary Care. She has vast experience in understanding the mental health needs, access to mental health services, as well as post-disaster psychological impact experienced by ethnic minorities in rural China through both quantitative and qualitative studies. Ms. Cheung’s PhD thesis focuses on the effectiveness of Psychological First Aid Training as a capacity building program for emergency responders in disaster.

Dr William GOGGINS (高威廉博士)

Centre Honorary Research Technical Advisor

Dr William Goggins joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Instructor in Biostatistics for the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the School of Public Health and Primary Care in October 2003. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in September of 2004. Professor Goggins also joined CUHK’s Nethersole School of Nursing in May 2006 and is now appointed jointly between the Schools of Public Health and Nursing.
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Ms. Holly Lai Ho LI

Centre Honorary Senior Nursing Officer

Ms Li is an experienced Nursing Officer, who obtained her Master of Public Health degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009. She is currently working in  the Hong Kong Department of Health, and serve as an honorary adjunct tutor in The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care.

Professor Linwei TIAN (田林瑋教授)

Centre Honorary Research Technical Advisor
MB BS (Shanxi Med Univ); MSc (China CDC); PhD (UC Berkeley)
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Prof. Linwei Tian is an environmental epidemiologist. He has a medical background and a PhD degree in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of California at Berkeley. He did field epidemiology and laboratory work on indoor air pollution and lung cancer. He did research on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and nanoquartz carcinogens in coal smoke.

Professor Huso YI

Centre Honorary Research Technical Advisor (Research Methodology)
BA (Yonsei University), PhD (New York University), MS (Columbia University)
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Professor Yi’s research projects include social-ecological determinants of health risks, ethno-epidemiology, medical humanities, public health ethics and bioethics, qualitative and quantitative assessment development, mixed-methods, cross-cultural aspects of sexualities and gender, community-based participatory interventions among disadvantaged populations, and social inequality in health.
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Ms. Esther YIU 姚妙芬)

Centre Honorary Principal Nursing Officer 首席护理主任
Clinical Tutor 临床护理导师
RN, RM, BSc, MSc, MPH (Mahidol)

Ms. Yiu is a registered nurse with extensive clinical nursing experience both locally and internationally. Ms. Yiu received public health training from Mahidol University in Thai land. Since 2002, she has been engaged actively in frontline humanitarian emergency operations with various NGOs including Médecins Sans Frontières, ICRC, IFRC, the Canadian Red Cross Society, and the Hong Kong Red Cross. Her experience includes work in disaster areas and conflict zones such as Northern Kenya, Central Indonesia, Pakistan, Haiti, and Mainland China.

Mr. Tony Ka Chun YUNG (翁家俊先生)

Centre Honorary Dietitian
BSc (CUHK), MND (U Sydney), APD (Australia), MSDA (Australia), AN (Australia)
Instructor, School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK

Mr. Yung obtained his Master degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney and registered as Accredit Practicing Dietitian in Australia. He is also a Sport Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist. He is the Honorary Dietitian for New Territories East Cluster of Hong Kong Hospital Authority. He is also a Working Group Member of Healthy Eating in Schools of Department of Health.

Mr. Yung received his post-graduate dietetic training in Grantham Hospital before joining the School of Public Health in year 2003 specialised in promotion of nutritional health. From 2008 onward, Mr. Yung became an instructor in the School responsible for teachings, tutorials and researches related to nutrition aspect of public health.  His research interests include Nutrition Epidemiology, Diet behaviours of vulnerable population, Health promotion in university setting and Health behaviours of university students.

[Last updated on 6 Feb 2013]
[更新日期: 2013 年 2 月 6 日]