About Prof. Joanne CHUNG Wai Yee



Professor CHUNG is the Dean of School of Nursing and Health Studies of Hong Kong Metropolitan University. She obtained her Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Nursing) from The University of Sydney, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Education from The University of Portsmouth, Master of Health Administration from The University of New South Wales, Australia, Master of Buddhist Studies from The University of Hong Kong (HKU), Master of Science in Acupuncture from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Ph.D. from HKU.

Professor CHUNG is one of the pioneers in translational research particularly in integrating Western medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and technology for the purpose of preserving good health.  She publishes extensively, with over 150 papers in many international refereed journals, and has obtained 16 patents.  Her creativity, leadership and perseverance in research activities in the emerging field of digital health and pain study also led her to many international awards. 

Professor CHUNG is also the Distinguished Professor of Guangzhou Medical University and serves various government and non-government organizations like the Assessment Panel for Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector, the Elderly Care Service Industry Training Advisory Committee of the Education Bureau, the Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education, the Executive Committee of the Society for the Promotion of Hospice Care, etc.