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Prof. Gary Ka-ki CHUNG





ORCID: 0000-0002-8652-212X

ResearcherID: ABA-1266-2021


锺嘉麒博士是一位社会流行病学家,以健康公平角度研究公共衞生问题及决定健康的社会因素。基于其营养学背景,锺博士于香港中文大学赛马会公共衞生及基层医疗学院修毕公共衞生博士学位,专注研究肥胖及心血管代谢疾病风险的社会经济分布。他的研究兴趣不仅限于营养相关议题,亦涵盖精神健康、医疗服务、新冠肺炎的健康和社会影响、人口健康监测,以及跨社会经济阶梯、性别和少数民族群体的健康公平议题。在重返学院出任研究助理教授之前,锺博士作为 2021/22年度研资局博士后奖学金计划的获奖者,于香港中文大学健康公平研究所完成博士后培训。


  • 健康公平

  • 公共衞生营养学

  • 医疗系统及服务

  • 精神健康

  • 决定健康的社会因素

  • 人口健康监测


  • Co-Investigator, Health & Social Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Young People across the Socioeconomic Ladder: A Cross-Country Comparative Study, Worldwide Universities Network Research Development Fund, Jan 2021 – Dec 2022

  • Co-Investigator, Trajectories of healthy life expectancy by sex and districts in Hong Kong: A population-based retrospective cohort study (Ref: 19202031), Health and Medical Research Fund, Jul 2022 – Jun 2023


​#co-first author; *corresponding author

  1. Chung GK, Robinson M, Marmot M, Woo J. Monitoring socioeconomic inequalities in health in Hong Kong: Insights and lessons from the UK and Australia. Lancet Reg Health - Western Pacific 2022 (in press). doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2022.100636

  2. Chung GK, Chan SM, Chan YH, et al. Socioeconomic Patterns of COVID-19 Clusters in Low-Incidence City, Hong Kong. Emerg Infect Dis 2021; 27(11): 2874-7. doi: 10.3201/eid2711.204840

  3. Chung RY#, Chung GK#, Chan SM, et al. Socioeconomic inequality in mental well-being associated with COVID-19 containment measures in a low-incidence Asian globalized city. Sci Rep 2021; 11(1): 23161. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-02342-8

  4. Chung GK*, Chan SM, Chan YH, et al. Differential Impacts of Multimorbidity on COVID-19 Severity across the Socioeconomic Ladder in Hong Kong: A Syndemic Perspective. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021; 18(15): 8186. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18158168

  5. Chung GK, Lai FT, Hung H, Yeoh EK, Chung RY. Differential educational patterning of cardiometabolic risks between women and men among community-dwelling Chinese adults in Hong Kong: the mediating role of obesity. Public Health Nutr 2021: 24(3): 4245-56. doi: 10.1017/S1368980021002044

  6. Chung GK, Lai FTT, Chan DC, Wong H, Yeoh EK, Chung RY. Socioeconomic disadvantages over the lifecourse and their influence on obesity among older Hong Kong Chinese adults. Eur J Public Health 2020; 30(5): 1013-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckaa072

  7. Chung GK, Yu RHY, Ho SS, et al. Prospective association of obesity patterns with subclinical carotid plaque development in early postmenopausal Chinese women. Obesity (Silver Spring) 2020; 28(7): 1342-50. doi: 10.1002/oby.22820

  8. Chung RY#, Chung GK#, Gordon D, et al. Housing affordability effects on physical and mental health: household survey in a population with the world's greatest housing affordability stress. J Epidemiol Community Health 2020; 74: 164-72. doi: 10.1136/jech-2019-212286

  9. Chung GK, Dong D, Wong SY, Wong H, Chung RY. Perceived poverty and health, and their roles in the poverty-health vicious cycle: a qualitative study of major stakeholders in the healthcare setting in Hong Kong. Int J Equity Health 2020; 19(1): 13. doi: 10.1186/s12939-020-1127-7

  10. Chung GK, Chung RY, Chan DC, et al. The independent role of deprivation in abdominal obesity beyond income poverty. A population-based household survey in Chinese adults. J Public Health (Oxf) 2019; 41(3): 476–86. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdy161

Last Updated: 5 December 2022

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