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Dr Chang, Wing Chung 張頴宗

Clinical Associate Professor

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2002The Chinese University of Hong KongMBChB
2007Royal College of PsychiatristsMRCPsych
2009Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKCPsych
2009The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM(Psychiatry)

Dr. WC Chang has joined the Department of Psychiatry, HKU since January 2011. He is a clinical assistant professor and an associate member of the State Key Laboratory of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, HKU, as well as an honorary associate consultant at the Department of Psychiatry, Queen Mary Hospital. He obtained Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) in 2007 and Fellowship of Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists in 2009. He was awarded RGC Clinical Research Fellowship in 2013 and Distinguished Young Fellow (Psychiatry) by the HK Academy of Medicine in 2014. His research focuses on evaluation of early intervention for psychosis, longitudinal follow-up of at-risk mental state and psychosis prediction, negative symptoms and reward learning impairment.

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2014-06-30Clinical Research Fellowship (granted by Research General Council RGC)
2013-01-01GRF Incentive Award 2013-2013 (HKU 762112M), Reward learning impairment in individuals at clinical high-risk for psychosis and first-episode psychosis patients: GRF/HKU
Research Achievement
2014-07-01Clinical Research Fellowship: Research General Council RGC
Research Achievement
2014-07-01Distinguished Young Fellow: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Research Achievement
2016-10-01NARSAD 2016 Young Investigator Award Grant (National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression) by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the United States
Research Achievement
2016-10-01IEPA Young Investigator Award (International Early Psychosis Association) 2016
Research Achievement
Wong, YS
2017-09-01Faculty Outstanding Research Output Award: Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Geng, X
Tse, MA
Honer, WG
2018-03-01The Best e-Poster Award of the 26th European Congress of Psychiatry 2018: European Psychiatric Association (EPA)
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
1/2019 till nowChairpersonResearch Committee of HK College of Psychiatrists
1/2019 till nowCouncil MemberCollege Council, HK College of Psychiatrists
1/2019 till nowMemberWork Group on College Volunteer Programme, HK College of Psychiatrists
1/2019 till nowPrincipal InvestigatorState Key Laboratory of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, HKU
8/2019 till nowDeputy Programme DirectorMaster programme of Psychological Medicine (Psychosis Studies), Department of Psychiatry, HKU
1/2019 till nowMemberHAHO EASY task group on Clinical practice guidelines for schizophrenia
07/2011 till 12/2012Committee memberOrganizing committee of HK-UK International Conference 2012
01/2012 till 1/2015Representative of HKUHong Kong College of Psychiatrists: College Council
8/2013 till 12/2014Committee memberLocal Scientific Committee of the World Psychiatric Association Regional Congress 2014
1/2014 till 10/2014Committee member9th International Conference on Early Psychosis 2014 Abstract Review Committee
7/2011 till nowEditoral board memberEditoral Board of East Asian Archives of Psychiatry
10/2011 till 12/2012Committee memberClinical Guideline working group (Psychiatry, HA)
01/2012 till nowConvenor the the sub-committeeHA EASY Steering Committee: Evaluation sub-committee
7/2011 till 1/2012Financial SecretaryOrganizing and Scientific committee of "Professional Early Psychosis Casework- Training for the future" and "International Conference on Early Psychosis in Asia Pacific"
5/2014 till 9/2017ChairpersonHong Kong Schizophrenia Research Society
2015 - 2018Associate memberState Key Laboratory of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, HKU
1/2015 - 12/2016Committee memberScientific Committee of Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists
5/2015 till nowExecutive Board memberAsian Network of Early Psychosis (ANEP)
15/4/2015 - 14/4/2017MemberMental Health Review Tribunal
2017 - 2018MemberAt-Risk Mental State Task Group on EASY Service Model
2017 - 2018MemberScientific Committee of the 2018 HKCPsych International Mental Health Congress organize by HK College of Psychiatrists in association with Royal College of Psychiatrists of UK
2017 - 2018MemberTask Group on EASY Service Model
2017 - 2018MemberWorking Group of the 3rd Asia Maudsley Fourm organised by the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London
3/2017 till nowMemberWorking Group on post-graduate training in clinical neuroscience, HK College of Psychiatrists
7/2017 till nowMemberDepartment Service Development Committee, Department of Psychiatry, QMH
1/2016 till nowMemberEducation Committee of HK College of Psychiatrists
9/2017 till nowSecretaryHong Kong Schizophrenia Research Society
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