Professor and Head, Division of Family Medicine and Primary Healthcare; School of Public Health and Primary Care of Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof. Samuel Wong received his doctor of medicine degree from the University of Toronto and completed his residency training in Family Medicine at Dalhousie University, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Family Practice and a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine & Fellow of the Academy of Medicine in Hong Kong. He has also completed the Master of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, USA and the Doctor of Medicine (MD) research degree at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has been the Head of the Division of Family Medicine and Primary Healthcare as well as the Associate Director in Undergraduate Studies of the School of Public Health and Primary Care since 2009. His research areas include mindfulness based interventions, primary care and mental health interventions and evaluations in primary care services as well as social inequality in health. He is a member of the editorial/advisory board of four international scientific journals and one local scientific journal. He has obtained more than HK$11 million in external research grant funds in the capacity of principal investigator.