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Professor Johnson Zixin WANG (王子昕教授)

BMed (PKU), MMed (PKU), PhD (CUHK)

Research Assistant Professor

JC School of Public Health and Primary Care

Email: wangzx@cuhk.edu.hk

Division

Division of Behavioral Health and Health Promotion

Biography

Dr. Johnson Wang obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Master of Medicine from School of Public Health, Peking University, and his Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health from JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has been appointed as Research Assistant Professor in JC School of Public Health and Primary Care since 2016. Dr. Wang is awarded the Early Career Award by the International Society of Behavioral Medicine in 2016. He is the Principle Investigator of four research grants including Health and Medical Research Fund and AIDS Trust Fund. He is a member of the Hong Kong Society of Behavioral Health, and the Associate Director of the Community Research Program on AIDS. He has published 34 papers in peer reviewed journals and awarded 6 research grants as principal investigator.

Research Interest

  • HIV related risk behaviors: Sexual risk behaviors and substance use among at risk population (e.g. male sexually transmitted diseases patients,men who have sex with men, clients of female sex workers and transgender women)

  • Theory-based behavioral interventions: Applying health behavioral theories in promoting preventive behaviors (e.g., HIV testing, condom use) and biomedicalHIV/STD intervention (e.g. male circumcision, pre-exposure prophylaxis, HPV vaccination, treatment as prevention)    among at risk population

Selected Publications 

  1. Wang Z, Lau JT, She R, Ip M, Jiang H, Ho SP, Yang X. Behavioral intention to take up different types of HIV testing among men who have sex with men who were never-testers in Hong Kong. AIDS Care 2017. Epub ahead of print. 

  2. Wang Z, Wu X, Lau JT, Mo PKH, Mak WWS, Wang X, Yang X, Gross D, Jiang H. Prevalence of and factors associated with unprotected anal intercourse with regular and nonregular male sexual partners among newly diagnosed HIV-positive men who have sex with men in China. HIV Medicine 2017. DOI: 10.1111/hiv.12500

  3. Cai Y, Wang Z (Co-1st author), Lau JT, Li J, Ma T, Liu Y. Prevalence and associated factors of unprotected receptive anal intercourse with male clients among transgender women sex worker (TSW) in Shenyang, China. International Journal of AIDS Society 2016: 19(3Suppl 2). 

  4. Wang Z, Feng T, Lau JT. Prevalence and associated factors of anticipated risk compensation related to voluntary medical male circumcision among male sexually transmitted diseases patients in China. AIDS Care 2016. Epub ahead of print.

  5. Wang Z, Feng T, Lau JT, Kim Y. Acceptability of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) among male sexually transmitted diseases patients (MSTDP) in China. PLos One 2016, 11(2): e0149801

  6. Wang Z, Feng T, Lau JT. Needs assessment and theory-based promotion of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) among male sexually transmitted diseases patients (MSTDP) in China. AIDS and Behavior 2015 2015 Mar 24:1-4. 

  7. Wang Z, Li D, Lau JT, Yang X, Shen H, Cao W. Prevalence and associated factors of inhaled nitrites use among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China – an application of the Health Belief Model. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2015, 149: 93-9.   

  8. Wang Z, Mo PK, Lau JT, Lau M, Lai CH. Acceptability of HPV vaccines and perceptions related to genital warts and penile/anal cancers among men who have sex with men in Hong Kong. Vaccine 2013, 31(41): 4675-81. 

  9. Wang Z, Lau JT, Hao C, Yang H, Huan X, Yan H, Guan W. Syphilis-related perceptions not associated with risk behaviors among men who have sex with men having regular male sex partner(s) in Nanjing, China. AIDS Care 2013, 25(8): 1010-7. 

  10. Wang Z, Lau JT, Gu J. Accepability of circumcision among clients of female sex worker in Hong Kong. AIDS and Behaviors 2012, 16(7): 1836-45.

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