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Dr Wong, William Chi Wai 黃志威

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Clinical Associate Professor

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Dr Wong, William Chi Wai 黃志威

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Clinical Associate Professor

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Wong, W

Biography

Graduated from University of Edinburgh in 1993, William completed the General Practice Vocational Training Program at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London acquiring vocational qualifications in 1998. He speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English. He has extensive academic and clinical experience having worked in England, Scotland, China, Hong Kong and Australia.

Dr Wong conducts research into health beliefs and behaviour in primary care and public health, and his approach essentially translates research findings into clinical services and community settings. His research interest reflects the breath and diverse nature of primary care, but principally focused on sexual health, health equity and health promotion. He has published over 100 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals including British Medical Journal, Social Science & Medicine, Sociology of Health & Illness, Epidemiology & Community Health, Family Practice, British Journal of General Practice, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI). He has been awarded as the Principle Investigator external competitive research grants or commissioned projects including GRF, HMRF & AIDS trust Fund equivalent to HK$10.5million (half of which since he joined HKU in 2010), in addition to other grants of HK$ 8.4million with his active facilitation as Co-I.

Internationally, he has recently been appointed as Temporary Advisor for World Health Organization (2012-14) on STI/ HIV issues. He is also a board member for WONCA Research Working Party, and the representative for the Asia-Pacific region. He has strong links with many international and mainland Chinese universities and institutions. In Hong Kong, he was appointed Penal Member of the Grant Review Board for the Health & Medical Research Fund (2011-14) and Committee Member for Health Care & Promotion Fund (2012-14), The Food & Health Bureau He was elected to be the Council Member of Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP 2012-15) and chairs the HKCFP Research Committee.

He is Associate Editor for STI (impact factor (IF) 2.57), BMC infectious Disease (IF 3.03) and BMC journal of Medical Case reports, as well as Guest Editor for the Special Issue of STI on HIV and Health Systems (2012). He has edited four books: General Practice Nursing (McGraw Hill 2010), Problem-based Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care (CUP 2008), Men’s Health (CUP 2006) and Women’s Health (CUP 2008), in addition to his contributions to book chapters on gender and health (“Mainstreaming Gender”) and reproductive health , a textbook for mainland China. The results of his work have been disseminated to the general public through 46 newspaper reports and, radio (including BBC World Service) and TV interviews. 

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2017-03-01Excellence Leadership in Population Health & Health Promotion: Australian Council on Healthcare Standards assessment at HKU-Shenzhen Hospital
Research Achievement
YUEN, WYW
Tang, CSK
Holroyd, ELEANOR
2015-10-01Awardee of the Best Presentation Award: Evaluation and Mechanism Analysis of HIV Prevention Programme Using Resilience Framework Among Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial: Lancet-CAMS Conference, Beijing, China
Research Achievement
Li, J
Chen, KK
2016-03-01First runner-up for Best Paper: The effects of Patient Empowerment Project (PEP) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) using Motivational Interviewing.: The 3rd Cross-Straits Medicine Exchange GP Conference
Research Achievement
Cai, FY
2015-05-01Best Research Paper: WONCA Asia Pacific Conference
Research Achievement
Liu, R
Li, Z
Chen, Q
Jia, Y
2018-09-012017年度优秀论文三等奖 for paper “劉瑞紅, 林露娟, 李卓, 陳慶奇, 賈亦真, 黃志威. 綜合醫院全科門診患者自強能力及關因素調查分析. (Patient enablement and its related factors in family medicine clinic of a general hospital.) 中國全科醫師雜志 ( Clin J Gen Practice) 2017; 16 (9): 681-86: 中华医学会《中华全科医师杂志》, Seoul, Korea
Research Achievement
2015-04-01HKU-Hughes Hall Fellowship: University of Cambridge
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2016-nwCouncil MemberHong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP)
2014-2019ConvenorWONCA Health Equity Special Interest Group
2018-2022委员会顾问中国非公立医疗机构协会全科医疗分会
2019 onwardsVice PresidentCross-Strait Medicine Exchange Association
2013-16MemberOrganising Committee, IUSTI
2018-2021Committee memberIRB, HKU-Shenzhen Hospital
2013-16MemberIRB,HKWC/HKU Board
04/0211-03/2013Committee memberResearch committee, Hong Kong Family Planning Assoication
2017-19International AdvisorTowards Union For Health
2011-nowCommittee memberResearch Segment Subcommittee, Specialty Board, HKCFP
2012-15ChairmanOrganising Committee, Hong Kong Primary Care Conference
2016-17Co-ChairOrganising Committee, Hong Kong Primary Care Conference
02/2013-12/2015Council MemberHong Kong College of Family Physicians
2013-15Committee memberCurriculum Reform ad hoc Committee, Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
2016-17Committee MemberOrganising Committee, HKCFP 40th Year Anniversary
2015-16MemberOrganising Committee, Towards Union for Health
2016-17MemberOrganising Committee IUSTI
2017-18Committee MemberOrganising Committee, HKAM 25th Anniversary Congress Anniversary Congress
2013-15ChairmanResearch Committee, Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
2010-nowFellowThe Royal Australian College of General Practice
8/2008-nowFellowThe Royal College of General Practice
2015-16Deputy ChairOrganising Committee, Hong Kong Primary Care Conference
2017-18MemberOrganising Committee IUSTI
2016-nowHonorary SecretaryHong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP)
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