Dr Zhao, Jie 趙洁
Dr. Zhao joined the School of Public Health at HKU in 2015. She obtained Bachelor of Medicine at Capital Medical University with Distinction in 2009, Master of Medicine at Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Peking University in 2012, and PhD at School of Public Health, HKU in 2015.
Her broad research interest is non-communicable chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular disease. Her current research focuses on the effect of sex hormones on cardiovascular risk and the potential drivers of sex hormones. She mainly applied a novel study design, Mendelian randomization, based on genome-wide association studies, large case-control and cohort studies, e.g., a large cohort of older Chinese men (Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study), to examine the causal effects in an observational setting.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2022-12-01||The University of Hong Kong Research Output Prize||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|11/2021-11/2023||Member||American Society for Nutrition|
|06/2022-11/2023||Member||American Heart Association|
|04/2021-11/2023||Member||American Society of Human Genetics|
|11/2019-11/2023||Member||Society for Epidemiological Research|
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