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Dr Luo, Hao 羅昊

Title:
Honorary Research Fellow
Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention Fellow
Fellow
Assistant Professor

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Dr Luo, Hao 羅昊

Title:
Honorary Research Fellow
Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention Fellow
Fellow
Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae:

Short Biography:

Hao Luo has a joint appointment as Assistant Professor at the Department of Social Work and Social Administration and the Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong. Her research focuses on big data analytics in health and mental health with the overarching goal to apply advanced statistical modeling techniques to improve health policy and solve social challenges. Holding a PhD in Statistics, Dr. Luo started her research by studying methodological issues encountered when applying structural equation models in the social sciences. Over the years, she has shifted her focus to applied quantitative studies that can assist evidence-based policy making. She has participated in projects on topics like long-term care policy, social work, chronic illness and frailty, in both mainland China and Hong Kong. She also holds a joint appointment as honorary research fellow at Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong. As an Associate Fellow of interRAI, she is actively involved in promoting the adoption of comprehensive assessments system in mainland China. Prior to joining HKU, Dr. Luo was Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, Tsinghua University.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2011Uppsala UniversityPh.D. Statistics
2007Dalarna UniversityM.Sc. Statistics
2006Capital University of Economics and BusinessB.Sc. Economics
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Leung, AYM
2015-04-01Training Grandma/pa - Robustness against Frailty - Healthy Ageing x Productive Ageing Project (Co-I, $5.3M): Simon KY Lee Foundation
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
03/2012-presentMemberGerontological Society of America (
01/2009-presentMemberThe Psychometric Society
01/2017-presentAdviser (Statistical Advisory Board)PLOS One
02/2018-presentDeputy chair of community elderly services assessment committeeChinese Ageing Well Association
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