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Professor Lam, Cindy Lo Kuen 林露娟

Title:
Chief of Research
Head, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care
Professor and Head
Danny D B Ho Professor in Family Medicine
Clinical Professor

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Professor Lam, Cindy Lo Kuen 林露娟

Title:
Chief of Research
Head, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care
Professor and Head
Danny D B Ho Professor in Family Medicine
Clinical Professor

Also Cited As:
Lam, Lo-kuen, Cindy
Lam, C

Biography

Cindy graduated with the M.B.B.S. degree with distinctions in physiology and pharmacology from the University of Hong Kong in 1981. She was awarded the best female medical graduate by the HKU Alumni Association in 1981. She was nominated a Fellow of the RCGP and Foundation Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 1993. She obtained her M.D. from the University of Hong Kong in 2003. She was awarded Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians in 2011. She received the Danny D B Ho Endowed Professorship in Family Medicine in 2012.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
LIU, SN
NG, YCM
Yeung, MHY
Bedford, LE
2021-07-01Outstanding Poster Presentation Award: Family barriers and facilitators to promote healthy eating among adolescents – A systematic review of qualitative studies.: Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2021
Research Achievement
Mak, IL
LIU, SN
Yeung, CHN
2021-06-01HKCFP Best Research Award 2020 For the paper titled "Parental depression mediates the relationship between parental stress and child health among low-income families": Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Research Achievement
LIU, SN
Mak, IL
Yeung, CHN
2021-07-01Outstanding Poster Presentation Award for the paper titled "Relationship between perceived stress, health-related quality of life and physiological dysregulations among Hong Kong parents from low-income families": Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2021
Research Achievement
Tang, HM
Mak, IL
2021-07-01Best Oral Presentation Award for the paper titled "Estimated lifetime cost-effectiveness of the Risk Assessment and Management Programme for primary care patients with Hypertension (RAMP-HT)": Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2021
Research Achievement
WU, T
Wei, YY
2021-03-01Young Investigator Award (ePoster Presentation), Effects of Bariatric Surgery, SGLT2 Inhibitors, GLP1 Receptor Agonists, and DPP4 Inhibitors on Glycemic Control and All-Cause Mortality: A Network Meta-Analysis: 15th International Symposium on Healthy Aging “Towards Enduring Youth”, 13-14 March 2021
Research Achievement
Mak, IL
Fung, WT
Wang, Y
Chan, KS
2020-09-01Best Research Paper Award for "Is chronic kidney disease equally important as cardiovascular disease in 3 million adults? A 10-year retrospective cohort study.": Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2020
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 for "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 utilization - A population-based and propensity-matched cohort study": LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Research Achievement
2010-07-01Justice of the Peace: Government of the HKSAR
Others
Liu, R
Li, Z
Chen, Q
Jia, Y
2018-09-012017年度优秀论文三等奖 for paper “劉瑞紅, 林露娟, 李卓, 陳慶奇, 賈亦真, 黃志威. 綜合醫院全科門診患者自強能力及關因素調查分析. (Patient enablement and its related factors in family medicine clinic of a general hospital.) 中國全科醫師雜志 ( Clin J Gen Practice) 2017; 16 (9): 681-86: 中华医学会《中华全科医师杂志》, Seoul, Korea
Research Achievement
2018-07-01The Medal of Honour: Government of the HKSAR
Others
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
Lauder, IJ
2004-03-012003 Hong Kong College of Family Physicians Best Research Award for a Sttudy on " Impact of Chronic Diseases on Health Services and Quality of Life of a Chinese Population"..: Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Research Achievement
Wong, W
2008-05-18Presentation award from the scholarship of the Hong Kong society of quality of life on "Did the Chinese Quality of Life Instrument applicable to Western medicine health services in Chinese population?: 2008 Asian Chinese Quality of Life Conference, Guang Zhou, China
Research Achievement
Chi, I
Piterman, L
Lauder, IJ
1995-07-01The HKCFP Best Research Award 1994 for a Study on "Community Attitudes to Institutional Care of the Aged in Hong Kong.": The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Research Achievement
2012-04-01Danny D. B. Ho Professorship in Family Medicine: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2010-07-01Justice Of The Peace: The Government of the HKSAR
Others
Ng, HF
2009-10-012010 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture): University Research Committee, The University of Hong Kong, Elsevier Ltd.
Research Achievement
Chan, TY
Wong, SYS
Chiu, BCF
2013-06-01Best Oral Presentation: Hong Kong Primary Care Confernece
Research Achievement
Ng, CHF
2011-02-012011 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture): The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
CHOI, PH
2013-11-23First Place Poster Presentation: 2nd NUS-NUH International Nursing Conference & 18th Singapore- Malaysia Nursing Conference
Research Achievement
CHOI, PH
Dai, D
Kwok, R
2013-11-01First prize poster competition: 2nd NUS-NUH International Nursing Conference & 18th Singapore-Malaysia Nursing Conference, Pilot study of a multi-centre nurse-led continence care prog
Research Achievement
Mulhern, B
2012-10-01Winner of Best Student Poster Presentation Award on "Assessing the Measurement Invariance of the Functional Assessment of Cancer therapy-colorectal Quality of Life Instrument between Self- and Interviewer-Administration": 19th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research, Budapest, Hungary
Research Achievement
Ma, KY
Cheung, KT
Tse, MA
Lancaster, BJ
2011-11-01HEPA program: An health enhancement program for older adults (Best Paper Award): The 8th World Congress on Long Term Care in Chinese Communities and Asian Ageing Development Conference
Research Achievement
Chan, P
2010-10-01Winner of Best Student Oral Presentation Award on "A Pilot Study on Validation of Traditional Chinese FACT-C on Patients with Colorectal Neoplasm": 17th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research, London, United Kingdom
Research Achievement
2006-05-0117th Dr. Sun Yat Sen Oration on " Life is Short, Art is Long": The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Research Achievement
CHOI, PH
2014-08-31Young Researcher Scholarships: 2014 Asian Chinese Quality of Life Conference cum Inauguration of the World Association for Chinese Quality of Life
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
2011-05-01Honorary Fellow: Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Others
Cheung, AKC
Yau, Y
Ng, HF
2007-03-01Best Paper Award - for a paper titled "A survey of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) in private apartment buildings in Hong Kong: preliminary results": Ministry of Construction, PRC
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
2006-11-01Faculty Teaching Medal: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2014-11-01Best Poster Award on "Health-related Quality of Life of Patients with Colorectal Neoplasm and Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Hong Kong": Health Research Symposium 2014
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
Tang, HM
Bedford, LE
DONG, W
WU, T
2021-07-01Award Winning Posters for "Unintentional Injury and Its Associated factors Among the Hong Kong General Population": 8th Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference 2021
Research Achievement
LIU, SN
Au, CH
Bedford, LE
2020-09-01Best Poster Presentation Award for "Adolescents Follow the Healthy Dietary Habit of Parents.": Hong Kong Primary Care Conference, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Fung, WT
Wang, Y
Chung, PW
2020-06-01HKCFP Best Research Award 2019 for the paper " Relative importance, healthy life-year lost and population attributable risk of modifiable risk factors on cardiovascular disease in a 10-year Diabetes Cohort.: Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP)
Research Achievement
Etz, RS
Zyzanski, SJ
Stange, KC
2020-09-01Best Oral Presentation Award for the Free Paper Competition of the Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2020 "2020 Vision: Health for All": The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Others
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
Chan, TY
2014-11-01Distinguished Paper Award: North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)
Research Achievement
Wong, SYS
Lee, PWH
Wong, JGWS
Chiu, BCF
2014-05-01Best Research Award 2013: Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
Research Achievement
Wong, SYS
Chiu, BCF
Chan, TY
2014-05-01Oral Merit Award: WONCA Asia Pacific Regional Conference
Research Achievement
2012-01-01Finalist Best Oral Presentation: Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference
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
CHOI, PH
2016-06-01Best Poster Award: Hong Kong Primary Care Conference 2016
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
WAN, YF
JIAO, F
Chan, KC
Chan, KH
Kwok, LP
2015-12-01Best Poster Award for Students: The 6th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum, 10-11 December 2015
Research Achievement
Dowrick, C
Arroll, B
2017-11-01Best Poster Award: WONCA
Research Achievement
Ng, CW
2017-09-01Best Research Paper Award: Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP)
Research Achievement
Dowrick, C
Arroll, B
2017-12-01HKCFP Award for Best Research 2016: Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP)
Research Achievement
Ng, CW
Tran, VT
Ravaud, P
2017-09-01Best Research Paper Award: Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP) 40th Anniversary Conference 2017
Research Achievement
2017-06-01Excellent Research Award, Health Research Symposium 2017: Health and Medical Research Fund, Food & Health Bureau, the Government of HKSAR
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
2017-2021Associate EditorFamily Practice-International Journal, OUP
2004 -2011Scientific memberIRB, HKU/HA HKW Cluster
1995 -Member, International Editorial BoardFamily Practice, Oxford University Press
2001 -2010Member, International Editorial BoardBiomed Central Medical Education
1998-2007Member, International Editorial BoardMedical Education Journal, , Blackwell Science Ltd., U.K.
2004-2021Member, Working Party on ResearchWorld Organization of Family Doctors
2003-2021Advisor, Research CommitteeHong Kong College of Family Physicians
1992-ExaminerHong Kong College of Family Physicians
1991-Clinical Supervisor of Vocational Training in Family MedicineHong Kong College of Family Physicians
2003-2017CensorHong Kong College of Family Physicians
2004 -2010Member, Editorial Board,BMJ (Chinese Edition), Chinese Medical Association, China.
2001 -2015Member, International Editorial BoardBiomed Central Family Practice
2008-2011Hon ProfessorHKU Family Institute, the University of Hong Kong
2016-2010Asia Pacific Chair, Working Party for Mental HealthWorld Organization of Family Doctors
2015-2019Section EditorBiomed Central Family Practice
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