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Professor Eric Kam-pui LEE (李錦培教授)

MBBS(HKU), HKCFP, FRACGP, MSc Mental Health (CUHK), DPD(Cardiff), Dip Med (CUHK) 

Assistant Professor

JC School of Public Health and Primary Care





Division of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care



Dr. Eric Lee obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Faculty of medicine, The University of Hong Kong,  and Master in Mental Health from the Department of Psychiatry, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has been appointed as Assistant Professor in JC School of Public Health and Primary Care since 2016.  Dr. Lee is awarded Best Trainee Research Paper Award by the Hong Kong College of Family physician in 2016.  He is a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy teacher in training.

Research Interest

Diabetes Mellitus:

  • Psychological insulin resistance. The reason why patients refused insulin despite advice from doctors


  • The diagnosis and treatment of hypertension in primary care.

  • The prediction of cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients

Mindfulness treatment: 

  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for various groups, e.g. burnout in health professionals and persistent depressive disorder.

Selected Publications 

  1. Psycholosocial factors associated with psychological insulin resistance in primary care patients in Hong Kong. Journal of Clinical & Translational Endocrinology. 2015 Dec;2(4):157-162.

  2. Validity and Reliability of the Chinese Version of the Insulin Treatment Appraisal Scale among Primary Care Patients in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Med J 2016;22:Epub. DOI:10,12809/hkmj154737

  3. Translation and Validation of an Insulin Treatment Appraisal Scale in Hong Kong Primary Care Patients [publish in progress]

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