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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

Dr. Esther Yu obtained her bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy from McGill University and medical degree from the University of Hong Kong. She became a Family Medicine Specialist of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine since 2014. Currently, Dr. Yu is a clinical assistant professor of Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care at the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include non-communicable disease management and primary health services, particularly multi-disciplinary and lifestyle intervention.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Tang, HM
2019-12-01Full Research Paper Competition – Best Research Paper Award for "Burden of chronic kidney and cardiovascular diseases on life expectancy and health service utilization - A cohort study of Hong Kong Chinese hypertensive patients": 4th AMM-AMS-HKAM Tripartite Congress cum 53rd Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine & Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2019
Research Achievement
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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