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Dr Lai, Yuen Kwan Agnes 賴婉君

Title:
Assistant Professor

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Dr Lai, Yuen Kwan Agnes 賴婉君

Title:
Assistant Professor

Department:

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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2017The University of Hong KongPhD
2013The University of Hong KongDNurs
Chinese University of Hong KongMSc (Epi & Biostat)
The University of Hong KongBNurs
2014Hong Kong Academy of NursingFHKAN (Medicine)
1989The Nursing Council of Hong KongRegistered Nurse
Board of Registered Polysomnographic TechnologistsRPSGT (USA)
Registered Nurse (USA)
Biography

Dr Agnes Lai is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong. She obtained her Doctor of Philosophy degree from the School of Public Health and Doctor of Nursing degree from the School of Nursing at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). She completed her Master's degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Public Health at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr Lai is a registered nurse and polysomnographic technologist both in Hong Kong and the United States.  

Dr Lai’s research interests are two-fold: respiratory medicine and preventive medicine. She has broad experience in conducting randomised controlled trials in respiratory diseases, promoting positive airway treatment adherence, and performing a large-scale multicenter study on updating the lung function reference values for adults in Hong Kong. She used a capacity-building train-the-trainer approach to conduct large-scale community-based interventions and public health promotion.  In collaboration with community partners, Dr Lai and her team conducted a series of large-scale community-based projects to enhance holistic health and well-being in the general public. Currently, she is working to the application of a lifestyle-integrated exercise to enhance holistic health and well-being.  Her research contributions have been recognized with local and international awards and scholarships.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Lam, CMJ
2016-06-01Excellent Research Award: Health and Medical Research Fund, HKSAR, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Lam, CMJ
Weaver, TW
2013-06-01Pi Iota Chapter Scholarship: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Research Achievement
2013-06-01Achieving MDGs for Global Health Scholarship: Fudan University, China
Research Achievement
2017-06-01Excellent Research Award 2017: Health and Medical Research Fund, HKSAR, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Lam, CMJ
Weaver, TW
2012-05-01ATS Travel Scholarship Awards: American Thoracic Society International Conference, USA
Research Achievement
2013-07-01Doctor Serena Yang Scholarships: School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Wan, NTA
Lau, CG
2017-05-01Best Poster Award - First Place: International Symposium Physical Activity & Fitness of the Young Generation in Asia- Pacific, Department of Sports Science & Physical Education, CUHK, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Wan, NTA
Chu, TWJ
2016-06-01Poster Competition 2nd Prize: Faculty of Public Health Conference, UK, UK Faculty of Public Health, United Kingdom
Research Achievement
2013-02-01Hong Kong Lung Foundation Fellowship 2012-2013: Hong Kong Lung Foundation
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
10/2014-09/2021MemberChinese Association of Motivational Interviewing
11/2013-11/2021Committee MemberEditorial Board of Newsletter, Hong Kong Thoracic Society
05/2014-04/2021Fellow memberHong Kong Academy of Nursing
04/2015-03/2021Subcommittee MemberHong Kong Institute of Allergy Allied Health Professional and Health Promotion
11/2013-11/2021SecretaryCNE / CPD Education Committee, Hong Kong Thoracic Society
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