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Prof. Kailu WANG

BMed (PKU), PhD (CUHK)


Prof Kailu Wang obtained his Bachelor in Preventive Medicine at Peking University and PhD in Public Health at CUHK. His research covers a wide range of topics in health preference research and health and long-term care services for middle-aged and older persons, with aims to improve the health outcomes, well-being, and care experience among them. He has led a series of observational studies using cohort design and experimental studies using discrete choice analysis. He leads and participates in several Health and Medical Research Fund projects on primary care services, allied health services, and vaccinations. He also coordinated and participated in various consultancy studies for the government on primary care and elderly care policies and service provisions. 


  • Health preference research

    • Measurement of preferences and willingness-to-pay for various health services, outcomes, and health-related employment

  • Long-term care services and policies for older persons

  • Ambulatory care services for the adult population

    • Evaluation of outcomes

    • Design and implementation of the services and interventions, particularly those involving novel technologies and service models


  1. Wang, K.#*, Zhao, S.#, Lee, E. K. P., Yau, S. Z. M., Wu, Y., Hung, C. T., & Yeoh, E. K. (2024). Risk of Dementia Among Patients With Diabetes in a Multidisciplinary, Primary Care Management Program. JAMA Network Open, 7(2), e2355733-e2355733.

  2. Asim, S.#, Wang, K.#, Nichini, E., Yip, F. F., Zhu, L., Fung, H. C. E., ... & Yeoh, E. K. (2023). COVID-19 vaccination preferences among non-Chinese migrants in Hong Kong: discrete choice experiment. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 9, e40587.

  3. Wang, K., Wong, E. L. Y., Cheung, A. W. L., Dong, D., & Yeoh, E. K. (2023). Loss-framing of information and pre-vaccination consultation improve COVID-19 vaccine acceptance: A survey experiment. Frontiers in public health, 11, 1063444.

  4. Wang, K., Wong, E. L. Y., Cheung, A. W. L., Chung, V. C. H., Wong, C. H. L., Dong, D., ... & Yeoh, E. K. (2022). Impact of information framing and vaccination characteristics on parental COVID-19 vaccine acceptance for children: a discrete choice experiment. European journal of pediatrics, 181(11), 3839-3849.

  5. Wang, K., Ho, K. F., Leung, L. Y. T., Chow, K. M., Cheung, Y. Y., Tsang, D., ... & Hung, C. T. (2022). Risk of air and surface contamination of SARS-CoV-2 in isolation wards and its relationship with patient and environmental characteristics. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 241, 113740.

  6. Wang, K., Wong, E. L. Y., Lai, A. H. Y., Yam, C. H. K., Ip, E. M. Y., Cheung, A. W. L., & Yeoh, E. K. (2022). Preference of caregivers on residential care homes for older persons with versus without communication problems: a discrete choice experiment. BMC geriatrics, 22(1), 411.

  7. Wang, K., Law, C. K., Zhao, J., Hui, A. Y. K., Yip, B. H. K., Yeoh, E. K., & Chung, R. Y. N. (2021). Measuring health-related social deprivation in small areas: development of an index and examination of its association with cancer mortality. International journal for equity in health, 20, 1-13.

  8. Wang, K., Guo, X., Yu, S., Gao, L., Wang, Z., Zhu, H., ... & Dong, D. (2021). Mapping of the acromegaly quality of life questionnaire to ED-5D-5L index score among patients with acromegaly. The European Journal of Health Economics, 22(9), 1381-1391.

  9. Wang, K., Guo, X., Yu, S., Gao, L., Wang, Z., Zhu, H., ... & Dong, D. (2021). Patient-Identified Problems and Influences Associated With Diagnostic Delay of Acromegaly: A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Study. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 12, 704496.

  10. Guo, X.#, Wang, K.#, Yu, S., Gao, L., Wang, Z., Zhu, H., ... & Dong, D. (2021). Quality of life and its determinants in patients with treated acromegaly: a cross-sectional nationwide study in China. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 106(1), 211-225.

Last Updated: 19 April 2024

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