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Dr Wong, William Chi Wai 黃志威

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Clinical Associate Professor

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Dr Wong, William Chi Wai 黃志威

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor

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Also Cited As:
Wong, W

Biography

Graduated from University of Edinburgh in 1993, William completed the General Practice Vocational Training Program at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London acquiring vocational qualifications in 1998. He speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English. He has extensive academic and clinical experience having worked in England, Scotland, China, Hong Kong and Australia.

Dr Wong conducts research into health beliefs and behaviour in primary care and public health, and his approach essentially translates research findings into clinical services and community settings. His research interest reflects the breath and diverse nature of primary care, but principally focused on sexual health, health equity and health promotion. He has published over 100 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals including British Medical Journal, Social Science & Medicine, Sociology of Health & Illness, Epidemiology & Community Health, Family Practice, British Journal of General Practice, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI). He has been awarded as the Principle Investigator external competitive research grants or commissioned projects including GRF, HMRF & AIDS trust Fund equivalent to HK$10.5million (half of which since he joined HKU in 2010), in addition to other grants of HK$ 8.4million with his active facilitation as Co-I.

Internationally, he has recently been appointed as Temporary Advisor for World Health Organization (2012-14) on STI/ HIV issues. He is also a board member for WONCA Research Working Party, and the representative for the Asia-Pacific region. He has strong links with many international and mainland Chinese universities and institutions. In Hong Kong, he was appointed Penal Member of the Grant Review Board for the Health & Medical Research Fund (2011-14) and Committee Member for Health Care & Promotion Fund (2012-14), The Food & Health Bureau He was elected to be the Council Member of Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP 2012-15) and chairs the HKCFP Research Committee.

He is Associate Editor for STI (impact factor (IF) 2.57), BMC infectious Disease (IF 3.03) and BMC journal of Medical Case reports, as well as Guest Editor for the Special Issue of STI on HIV and Health Systems (2012). He has edited four books: General Practice Nursing (McGraw Hill 2010), Problem-based Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care (CUP 2008), Men’s Health (CUP 2006) and Women’s Health (CUP 2008), in addition to his contributions to book chapters on gender and health (“Mainstreaming Gender”) and reproductive health , a textbook for mainland China. The results of his work have been disseminated to the general public through 46 newspaper reports and, radio (including BBC World Service) and TV interviews. 

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2015-04-01HKU-Hughes Hall Fellowship: University of Cambridge
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
8/2008- nowFellowThe Royal College of General Practice
2010- nowFellowThe Royal Australian College of General Practice
02/2013-12/2015Council MemberHong Kong College of Family Physicians
04/0211-03/2013Committee memberResearch committee, Hong Kong Family Planning Assoication
2013-nowChairmanResearch Committee, Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
2015-16MemberOrganising Committee, Towards Union for Health
2013-15Committee memberCurriculum Reform ad hoc Committee, Hong Kong College of Family Physicians
2015-16Deputy ChairOrganising Committee, Hong Kong Primary Care Conference
2012-15ChairmanOrganising Committee, Hong Kong Primary Care Conference
2011-nowCommittee memberResearch Segment Subcommittee, Specialty Board, HKCFP
2013-nowMemberIRB,HKWC/HKU Board
2013-16MemberOrganising Committee, IUSTI
2014-nowCommittee memberCross-Strait Medicine Exchange Association
2014-nowConvenorWONCA Health Equity Special Interest Group
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