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Dr Kwan, Christine Manlai 關文麗

Title:
Research Assistant Professor

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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of Wisconsin-MadisonPhD
University of Wisconsin-MadisonMS
University of Wisconsin-MadisonBA
Biography

Dr. Kwan is a social scientist with academic training in psychology. After studying at the University of Hong Kong for a year, she received her PhD, MS and BA degrees in psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US. She then worked as Academic Specialist at the University of California- San Francisco and was involved in NIH-funded community-based studies related to family and cultural aspects of diabetes management in Chinese populations. Subsequently, in the Asia Diabetes Foundation in Hong Kong, she managed a diabetes quality improvement program that was implemented in multiple countries in Asia. Dr. Kwan’s research is multidisciplinary and focuses on understanding the roles of psychological, social and cultural factors in mental and physical health in the face of challenges, such as chronic diseases, economic hardship and significant life events, in adulthood and later life. Dr. Kwan actively publishes in peer-reviewed journals and participates in community work. She is a member of the American Psychological Association.

 
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
09/1996-presentMemberAmerican Psychological Association
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Psychology of adult development and ageing成年和老年成長心理學
Psychological, social, community and cultural factors in health影響健康的心理、社交、社區和文化因素
Food security and health糧食保障與健康
Chronic illness長期病患
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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