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Prof. Ting-hung LEUNG

梁挺雄教授

MBBCh (Dubl), MSc (Public Health) (Singapore),

FHKAM (Community Medicine), FRACMA

Professor of Practice in Health Services Management (by courtesy)

Academic Appointments

  • Director, School of Chinese Medicine, CUHK

Biography

In his earlier career, Professor Leung practiced as a service based public health physician at the Department of Health in Hong Kong, with wide experience in disease control, health services management and health regulation. He had served as Deputy Director of Health and Controller, Centre for Health Protection before joining the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he teaches and coaches master students in public health and health services management.


Prof. Leung has served as temporary advisor in traditional medicine and non-communicable diseases for the World Health Organization.


Dr Leung has been active in public health specialist training and examination. He was the Vice President of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine, the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine from 2010 to 2013, after serving as the Chairman of the College Education Committee and Chief Censor from 2005 to 2009. He was also a member of the Education Committee, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of infectious diseases

  • Control of non-communicable diseases

  • Integrative medicine

Selected Publications

  1. Leung, T., Wong, W. (2017). Development of Integrative Medicine in Hong Kong, China. Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, 23(7), 486-489.

  2. Lee, S., Lam, T., Leung, T., Schooling, M., Leung, G. M., & Lau, Y. (2012). Foetal exposure to maternal passive smoking is associated with childhood asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema. Scientific World Journal, 542983.

  3. Choi, J., Wong, A., Yuen, K., & Leung, T. (2007). Pattern of Alcohol Use and Binge Drinking among the Population in Hong Kong. Public Health & Epidemiological Bulletin, 16, no.3.

  4. Cheung, K., & Leung, T. (2007). Recent Incidence and Mortality Trend of Colorectal Cancer in Hong Kong. Public Health & Epidemiology Bulletin, 16, no. 3.

  5. Leung, T. (2003). The epidemiological findings and the experience in the prevention and control of SARS in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. National Medical Journal of China, 83, no. 11, 902-905.

  6. Leung, T., & Fung, Y. (2001). Strategies for the development of Chinese medicine – Experience of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine, 7(3), 167-169.

  7. Kam, K., Leung, T., Ho, Y., Ho, K., & Saw, T. (1995). Outbreak of Vibrio cholerae 01 in Hong Kong related to contaminated fish tank water. Public Health, 109, 389-395.

  8. Lau, Y., Chow, C., & Leung, T. (1992). Changing Epidemiology of Measles of Hong Kong from 1961-1990 – Impact of a Measles Vaccination Programme. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 165, 1111-1115.

Last Updated: 22 July 2020

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