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, alcohol use and misuse, health information communication technologies and community-based participatory research. He is particularly interested in nursing 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. He has published more than 65 papers inlcuding those in JAMA Internal Medicine, JACC, JAMA Paediatrics, Paediatrics, J Pediatrics, Int J Epidemiol, Tobacco Control, JMIR, Addiction, Nicotine & Tob Research, J Adolescent Health.
Research post-graduate applicants may contact Kevin if they are interested in any of the following: randomised controlled trial, large scale surveys, smoking cessation research, alcohol misuse, health information communication technologies.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2012-06-01||YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship: The University of Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|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|
|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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