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Dr Lin, Jingxia Jessie 林晶霞

Title:
Research Assistant Professor
Honorary Research Associate

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Tel:
3917 6311
Office:
FMM 320 

Dr Lin, Jingxia Jessie 林晶霞

Title:
Research Assistant Professor
Honorary Research Associate

Short Biography:

Dr Jessie Lin is currently a Research Assistant Professor at School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). She is also an Honorary Research Associate at the Department of Psychiatry, HKU. She received her MBBS from the Medical College of Zhejiang University, China; Master in Science from the Neuro-Cognitive Psychology (Bayer Elitenetzwerk Master Program) of Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany; and Ph.D. from the Department of Psychiatry in HKU. Her early career in Ningbo No.2 Hospital as a clinician inspired her to be interested in mind-body connection in physical diseases. When she studied in Germany, she carried out researches on cognitive deficits and clinical treatments for schizophrenia at the Clinic of Psychiatry of Munich University and the Clinical of Psychiatry of Technical University Munich, Germany, from 2005 to 2007. After she obtained the Master degree, she worked as a lecturer teaching Clinical Psychology, Physiopsychology, and Research Methods in Psychology at the Department of Clinical Psychology at Guangdong Medical University from 2008 to2009. During her Ph.D. study in the University of Hong Kong, she was the first to study the effects of yoga and aerobic exercise on neurocognition in patients with early psychosis. This research has important application in clinical non-pharmacological intervention for psychosis to improve memory and attention, and ameliorate clinical symptoms. She has published about 20 articles in conference and peer-reviewed international journals. She also has promoted the exercise program to the patients in the communities based on her research findings, organized educational workshop for middle school students collaborated with the Bureau of Education in Hong Kong, and held three press conferences to release the scientific research results of yoga and aerobic exercise during 2010 to 2012.


Her current research interests include studies on the mood disorder in prenatal and postnatal women; cognitive development of children and adolescences; the roles and mechanisms of psychological factors in cancer and chronic diseases; clinical efficacy and neuro-mechanisms of non-pharmacological interventions for emotional and cognitive deficits. These areas of research aim to provide new vision and insights into mind-body connection and clinical intervention or prevention for the diseases. 

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
Zhejing University, ChinaMBBS
Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, GermanyMSc
2013The University of Hong KongPhD
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