Dr Wong, Janet Yuen Ha 黃婉霞
Dr Janet Yuen-Ha Wong, RN, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing of the University of Hong Kong. She received her PhD at the University of Hong Kong. During her PhD study, she had been awarded Fulbright visiting scholarship (2010–2011) affiliated with University of Virginia in the United States. She joined the University of Hong Kong as a Clinical Instructor in 2007 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2017.
Her principal research area lies in different contributors to health inequalities and vulnerabilities, including intimate partner violence, women's health, and issues related to poverty, ethnic and sexual minority. She has been contributed to the examining those relationships by using large-scale surveys and developed great interest on enhancing their capacity to know-how, fostering problem-solving skills, and strengthening evidence-informed practice to meet their needs. She focuses on using information and communication technology for health promotion via empowerment on attaining their health literacy, with government funded projects. For examples, safe sex practice and sexual abuse prevention in female college students by using Chinese website Dating Café and interactive computer-based sex education programme, HPV vaccination promotion in secondary school students, and reduction of alcohol drinking in at-risk populations by using gamification and instant-messaging.
She is also appointed as Advisory Board Member of Hong Kong Single Parents Association and elected as the Asia Regional Coordinator for Sigma Theta Thau International Honor Society of Nursing.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
CHOI, Pui Hang
|2015-12-01||Best Poster Presentation Award: ~/The 6th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum,10-11 December.~~||Research Achievement|
CHOI, Pui Hang
|2016-05-01||Young Researcher Scholarships: ~/Asian Chinese Quality of Life Conference, Dongguan, China~~||Research Achievement|
|2021-12-01||QS Reimagine Education Gold Award (Hybrid Learning, Team award), “Breaking disciplinary Silos with Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP): An e-Mart approach”: Wharton-QS Reimagine Education||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2021-03-01||Teaching Innovation Award, Team Award 2021: The University of Hong Kong||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2017-12-01||Best Poster Award: The 7th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum||Research Achievement|
|2010-04-01||Fulbright Junior Scholars (RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Dissertation Research Program 2010-2011): Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong and the Fulbright Program of the United States||Research Achievement|
|2012-09-01||Scholarship for Outstanding Free Paper Presentation: 2012 Asian Chinese Quality of Life Conference, September 13-16, Hong Kong Society for Quality of Life and 5th National Quality of Life Conference, ISOQOL - Asian Chinese Chapter, Guangzhou||Research Achievement|
|2015-06-01||Best Research Paper: World Nursing Conference 2015, 29-30 June 2015, Singapore||Research Achievement|
|2017-12-01||Free Paper Presentation - Poster Audience Award: Asian Medical Education Association||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|10/2020 - present||Fellow||Hong Kong College of Health Service Executives|
|10/2020 - present||Fellow||Australasian College of Health Service Management|
|05/2008 - present||Founding member||Hong Kong Society of Medical Professionals Limited|
|06/2013 - present||Community Leader||Pi Iota Chapter, The Sigma Theta Tau of The International Honor Society of Nursing|
|09/2015 - 06/2017||Advisor||Professional Diploma in Nursing (EN to RN Conversion Programme)/ St. Teresa's Hospital|
|12/2016 - present||Executive Committee Member||Hong Kong Single Parents Association|
|11/2016 - present||Board Member||International Council on Women's Health Issues (ICOWHI)|
|04/2013 - present||Member||Academy on Violence and Abuse|
|06/2016 - present||External Examiner||Higher Diploma in Nursing programme (RN)/ Hopsital Authority|
|01/2014 - present||President||HKU Nursing Alumni Association|
|05/2018 - present||Secretary||Pi Iota Chapter, The Sigma Theta Tau of The International Honor Society of Nursing|
|08/2014 - present||Council Member and General Secretary||World Association for Chinese Quality of Life|
|03/2016 - present||External Examiner||Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Nursing|
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