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Dr Yu, Yee Tak Esther 余懿德

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Clinical Assistant Professor

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Dr Yu, Yee Tak Esther 余懿德

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Also Cited As:
Yu, EYT

Biography

Esther obtained the bachelor of Science (Physical Therapy) degree from McGill University, Canada in 2001 and graduated with the M.B.B.S. degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2006. She underwent vocational training in Family Medicine in Hong Kong and was conferred the fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians in 2012.  While practising Family Medicine under various out-patient clinics of the Hospital Authority, Esther also gradually built up an interest in research. She joined the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care of the University of Hong Kong and started her academic life in November 2012. Her main areas of research interest are chronic diseases management and multi-disciplinary care.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Yeung, CHN
Tang, HM
2019-06-01Best Poster Presentation Award 1st Prize for "Impact of lifestyle on Allostatic Load of the Hong Kong Population": 7th Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference
Research Achievement
Tang, HM
Chan, KC
Liu, SNK
Kwok, LP
Chan, KH
Chao, DVK
Tsui, WWS
Liang, J
Hui, MT
Luk, W
Wong, M
2019-06-01The HKCFP Best Research Award 2018 for "5-year effectiveness of the multi-disciplinary Risk Assessment and Management Programme for primary care patients with hypertension (RAMP-HT) on HT-related complications and health service utilization - A population-based matched cohort study": The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Research Achievement
Jiao, F
Chan, KC
Chan, KH
Kwok, RLP
2019-08-01Outstanding Research Output Award: LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Research Achievement
Jiao, F
Chan, AKC
Chan, KH
Kwok, RLP
2018-10-01Distinguished Research Making Family Medicine Shine Award and Best Contribution to Family Medicine Award, for paper: “E.Y.F. Wan, C.S.C. Fung, F.F. Jiao, E.Y.T. Yu*, W.Y.Chin, D.Y.T. Fong, C.K.H. Wong, A.K.C. Chan, K.H.Y. Chan, R.L.P. Kwok, C.L.K. Lam. 5-year effectiveness of the Multi-disciplinary Risk Assessment and Management Programme for primary care patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus‎ (RAMP-DM) on DM-related complications and health service utilizations – A Population-based and Propensity-matched Cohort Study. Diabetes Care. 2018; 41:49-59: WONCA World Conference 2018, Seoul, Korea
Research Achievement
Cheung, MKT
2013-08-21Diabetes Risk Score smartphone application (DRS app): its application in diabetes prevention and health education: Knowledge Exchange (KE) Fund Exercise 2013/14 – Impact Project, UGC
Research Achievement
Wong, YSS
2012-05-01HKCFP research fellowship 2012: Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Research Achievement
Tam, JH
Tsui, HY
Luk, W
Yiu, YK
2013-06-01Best Poster Presentation Award: "The Use of HbA1c Improved Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus among At-Risk Individuals in the Community Setting in Hong Kong": Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2013
Research Achievement
Wong, SYS
2015-06-01Best Trainee Research Paper Award: "Which test to pick for detecting diabetes mellitus among Chinese patients with impaired fasting glucose: OGTT, FG or HbA1c?": Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2015
Research Achievement
Wong, SYS
2015-05-01Best Research Paper Award 2014: "Can HbA1c replace OGTT for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus among Chinese patients with impaired fasting glucose?": Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Research Achievement
Guo, Y
Ho, SY
2016-06-01Best Oral Presentation Award: "Not all patients with impaired fasting glucoase require the same management - development of a nomogram for predicting regression from impaired fasting glucose to normoglycaemia for primary care patients in Hong Kong": Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2016
Research Achievement
Guo, Y
Ho, SY
Sit, WSR
Wang, HLJ
2017-06-01The Best Poster: "Association between moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and cardiovascular disease risk in Chinese primary care patients with impaired fasting glucose": 22nd WONCA Europe Conference 2017
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
02/2018-presentClinical Research Ethics Committee MemberGleneagles Hospital
2017-presentHonorary clinical supervisor for basic and higher vocational trainingHong Kong College of Family Physicians
08/2018-presentEditorial Board Advisor on Clinical EpidemiologyHong Kong Medical Journal
2014-presentResearch Committee MemberHong Kong College of Family Physician
2015-03/2019Trainee Examiner (Exit examination, research segment)Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
2012-presentFellowHong Kong College of Family Physicians
2012-presentFellowRoyal Australian College of General Practitioners
2014-presentFellowHong Kong Academy of Medicine
07/2018-presentSpecialty Board, Research Segment Subcommittee MemeberHong Kong College of Family Physicians
04/2019-presentExaminer (Exit examination, research segment)Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
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