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 assistant professor, director of Master of Nursing program, member of research committee and chair of SDS (research) in HKU School of Nursing. As a registered nurse (RN), he had clinical practices on surgical and operation theatre nursing. His research mainly focuses on tobacco control, smoking cessation, adolescent alcohol use and misuse, health information seeking behaviours and community-based participatory research. He is leading several research projects: randomised controlled trials on smoking cessation for community smokers, workplace smokers and women smokers; prospective studies on second-hand smoke exposure in children; e-cigarettes use and smoking cessation. 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. He has published more than 50 papers inlcuding those in JACC, JAMA Paediatrics, Paediatrics, J Pediatrics, Tobacco Control, JMIR, Addiction, Nicotine & Tob Research, J Adolescent Health, Addictive Behaviors, Annals Epidemiology, PLoSOne and BMJOpen.
Research post-graduate applicants who are interested in randomised controlled trial on smoking cessation, large scale repeated cross-sectional tobacco control related policy surveys, emerging tobacco products (e-cigarettes, waterpipe, heat-not-burn), adolescent alcohol misuse or health information seeking, may contact Kelvin.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|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|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|06/2016||Member||Pi Iota Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing|
|01/2016||Member||The Society for Nicotine & Tobacco Research|
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