Dr Wang, Man Ping 王文炳
Kelvin obtained his degrees on Bachelor of Nursing Studies (BN), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is associate professor, director of Master of Nursing program. As a registered nurse (RN), he had clinical practices on surgical and operation theatre nursing. His research mainly focuses on tobacco control, smoking cessation, alcohol use and misuse, health information communication technologies and community-based participatory research. He is particularly interested in pragmatic trials on complex interventions for promoting healthy behaviors. He is leading several research projects: randomised controlled trials on smoking cessation for community smokers, workplace smokers, women smokers and smoking fathers; studies on emerging tobacco products (i.e. electronic cigarette, heat-not-burn HnB, waterpipe smoking); prospective studies on second-hand and thirdhand smoke exposure in children; smartphone addiction in adults and adolescents, promotion of positive mental health. He also involved in several large-scale surveys on adolescent smoking and alcohol use, Family & Health Information Trend Surveys (FHInTs) collaborating with the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health & Dana Farber Cancer Institue. His research also includes clinical trials on mental health promotion.
Kelvin is the Associate Editor of BMC Public Health and editorial board member of Scientific Reports and the MHealth. He has published more than 100 papers inlcuding those in Lancet Digital Health, JAMA Internal Medicine, JACC, JAMA Paediatrics, Paediatrics, J Pediatrics, Int J Epidemiol, JMIR, Addiction, Tobacco Control, Nicotine & Tob Research, Journal of Behavioral Addictions, J Adolescent Health.
Research post-graduate applicants may contact Kelvin if they are interested in any of the following reserch areas: tobacco control policy, smoking cessation trial, alcohol reduction trial, mobile health (mHealth) intervention, internet gaming addiction, clinical nursing interventions.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2018-05-01||Pi Iota Chapter Scholarship 2017/2018 (Topic: “Quit to Win” Smoke-free Community Campaign): Pi Iota Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing||Research Achievement|
|2012-06-01||YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship: The University of Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|2015-12-01||Best Poster Award, Effectiveness of a Workplace Intervention to Promote Smoking Cessation in Hong Kong: The 6th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum, 10-11 December, Hong Kong||Others|
|2015-12-01||Best Poster Award, Incentive-Based Smoking Cessation via Quit to Win Contest (2009) in Hong Kong: The 6th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum, 10-11 December, Hong Kong||Others|
|2019-02-01||SRNT Travel Award, Chat-based instant messaging support combined with brief advice and active referral for smoking cessation in proactively recruited community smokers: a pragmatic, cluster randomized controlled trial (abstract): The Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 2019 Annual Meeting, February 20-23, 2019, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.||Research Achievement|
|2018-11-01||Conference paper award: November 2-4, 2018, Zhejiang Province, China, 優秀論文《企業戒煙干預：香港的經驗》, 第十九届全國控煙學術研討會||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|12/2018||Member||College of Nursing, Hong Kong|
|01/2016||Member||The Society for Nicotine & Tobacco Research|
|06/2016||Member||Pi Iota Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing|
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