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Dr Wong, Janet Yuen Ha 黃婉霞

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Dr Wong, Janet Yuen Ha 黃婉霞

Title:
Associate Professor

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Also Cited As:
Wong, Janet Yuen-Ha
Wong, J
Wong, Janet

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
The University of Hong KongPh.D.
The Nursing Council of Hong KongRN
The University of Hong KongMN
Hong Kong College of Health Service ExecutivesFHKCHSE
Australian College of Health Service ExecutivesFCHSM
Biography

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.  

 

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2010-04-01Fulbright 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
2012-09-01Scholarship 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
2015-06-01Best Research Paper: World Nursing Conference 2015, 29-30 June 2015, Singapore
Research Achievement
CHOI, PH
2015-12-01Best Poster Presentation Award: The 6th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum,10-11 December.
Research Achievement
CHOI, PH
2016-05-01Young Researcher Scholarships: Asian Chinese Quality of Life Conference, Dongguan, China
Research Achievement
Ng, JLY
2017-12-01Best Poster Award: The 7th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum
Research Achievement
Tsang, JPY
2017-12-01Free Paper Presentation - Poster Audience Award: Asian Medical Education Association
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
10/2020 - presentFellowHong Kong College of Health Service Executives
10/2020 - presentFellowAustralasian College of Health Service Management
05/2008 - presentFounding memberHong Kong Society of Medical Professionals Limited
06/2013 - presentCommunity LeaderPi Iota Chapter, The Sigma Theta Tau of The International Honor Society of Nursing
09/2015 - 06/2017AdvisorProfessional Diploma in Nursing (EN to RN Conversion Programme)/ St. Teresa's Hospital
12/2016 - presentExecutive Committee MemberHong Kong Single Parents Association
11/2016 - presentBoard MemberInternational Council on Women's Health Issues (ICOWHI)
04/2013 - presentMemberAcademy on Violence and Abuse
06/2016 - presentExternal ExaminerHigher Diploma in Nursing programme (RN)/ Hopsital Authority
01/2014 - presentPresidentHKU Nursing Alumni Association
05/2018 - presentSecretaryPi Iota Chapter, The Sigma Theta Tau of The International Honor Society of Nursing
08/2014 - presentCouncil Member and General SecretaryWorld Association for Chinese Quality of Life
03/2016 - presentExternal ExaminerHong Kong College of Orthopaedic Nursing
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