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Dr Shih, Kendrick Co 施愷廸

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

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Dr Shih, Kendrick Co 施愷廸

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor

Short Biography:

Dr. Kendrick Co Shih is a clinician-scientist with an interest in sight-threatening ocular surface diseases. 

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2009University of Hong KongMBBS
2009University of Hong KongMaster of Research in Medicine
2012Royal College of Surgeons of EdinburghMRCSEd (Ophthalmology)
2016College of Ophthalmologists of Hong KongFCOphthHK
Biography
 

Dr. Kendrick Co Shih graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 2009 with MBBS (HK) and Master in Research (Medicine) degrees. His postgraduate thesis, under the supervision of Professor CM Lo and Professor K Man, focused on the impact of small-for-size graft injury on tumor behaviour after liver transplantation. In 2012 Dr. Shih became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (Ophthalmology) and further qualified as a fellow of the College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong in 2016. He is currently a specialist in ophthalmology in Hong Kong. Upon completion of his specialist qualification examinations, Dr Shih underwent further training in ocular surface diseases with Dr. Louis Tong at the Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore and Dr. Virender Sangwan at the LV Prasad Eye Institute, India. 

Dr. Shih joined the University of Hong Kong Department of Ophthalmology in summer 2010 through the LKS Faculty of Medicine Early Career Scheme as a clinician scientist. His main area of research interest is in the management of sight-threatening ocular surface diseases. Through collaborations, Dr. Shih is currently working on novel neuroprotective strategies for glaucomatous optic neuropathy and developing high sensitivity optical sensors for use in artificial eyes. He is also involved in quality assurance for the high-volume cataract surgery performed at Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong.

 

Key Offices:

External Administrative Roles 

  • Council member, Asia Pacific Ocular Trauma Society

Administrative Roles within the University

  • Admissions Committee, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2014 – present

  • Information Technology Committee, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2013 – present

  • Personal Data Protection Coordinator, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2014 – present

  • Department Research Research Postgraduate Committee, Department of Ophthalmology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2015 – present

  • Deputy Block Co-ordinator, Integrated Block (MBBS Program), Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2014- present

  • Ophthalmology co-ordinator, Senior Clerkship, MBBS IV (5-year curriculum)/MBBS V (6-year curriculum), Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2015- present

 

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Cheng, CKA
Chen, IN
Tse, TYA
Fan, DSP
2014-12-01Travel Grant for Asia-ARVO 2015: Asia-ARVO 2015
Research Achievement
2007-06-01Rising Star Researcher Award: International Liver Transplantation Society
Research Achievement
Yuen, LH
2014-11-01Dr. Timothy Kai Ching Liu Memorial Fund Award: Certificate of Best Oral Presentation: The 2nd Asia Pacific Glaucoma Congress, held in conjunction with the 10th International Symposium of Ophthalmology and Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium 2014
Research Achievement
FU, L
2015-05-01Runner Up for Best Free-Paper Presentation: SNEC 25th Anniversary International Meeting
Research Achievement
Chang, SKR
Doherty, I
Hon, SFK
Lee, R
Mak, W
2014-10-01ePoster Award (First Prize), Title: Establishing an eLearning Platform in Clinical Neurosciences at HKU: HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine Frontiers Series – East-West Alliance Global Symposia
Teaching Accomplishment
FU, L
2015-12-01Dr. Timothy Kai Ching Liu Memorial Fund Award: Certificate of Best Oral Presentation: Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium 2015
Research Achievement
FU, L
2016-10-01Award for Best Section Paper: European Association of Vision and Eye Research Annual Meeting 2016
Research Achievement
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