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Dr. Calvin Wai-Loon HO
Co-Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law
Calvin's research focuses on policy and regulatory responses to the normative and social impact of novel health and biotechnologies. His research also includes medical law and ethics, health systems (particularly normative aspects of health insurance and access to healthcare) and global health.
Dr. Philip SL BEH
Co-Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
Principal Clinical Practitioner, Department of Pathology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Philip’s research interests focus on clinical forensic medicine and forensic pathology. His current research is on the development and maintenance of the Hong Kong Homicide Monitoring Database. Data collected from the research is proving to facilitate further researches on a variety of homicides.
Ms. Daisy CHEUNG
Deputy Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law
Daisy’s research interests are primarily in the field of mental health law and ethics. Her interests also cover issues in assisted reproduction and developments in precision medicine.
Professor Gabriel Matthew LEUNG
Dean, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Chair Professor, Division of Community Medicine and Public Health Practice
Gabriel’s research interests rest mainly on health services and policy, infectious decease epidemiology, and paediatric and lifecourse epidemiology. He has recently co-authored a journal article on the effect of closure of live poultry markets on poultry-to-person transmission of avian influenza A H7N9 virus.
Professor Hualing FU
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Law
Hualing is Professor of Law and holder of the Warren Chan Professorship in Human Rights and Responsibilities. His current research focuses on a critical re-assessment of rule of law reform in China in the past four decades. His other research areas include the constitutional status of Hong Kong, in particular central-local relationships in the Hong Kong context.
Ms. Anna WU Hung-yuk, GBS, JP
Trustee of WYNG Foundation
Lawyer, Honorary Fellow and Honorary Professor of HKU
Anna is the founding chair of the Competition Commission and was formerly a member of the Executive and Legislative Council. She initiated the Equal Opportunities Bill as a legislator and has served on various statutory bodies including the Hospital Authority. She is also a member of the Cyberport Advisory Panel and a member of the Law and Technology Centre of HKU.
Dr. Ron ZIMMERN
Chairman, Foundation of Genomics and Population Health
Honorary Professor, School of Public Health
Ron is a distinguished figure in medicine, public health and policy. He created the Public Health Genetic Unit in 1997, which later became the Foundation of Genomics and Population Health. He has written widely on medical ethics and law issues, such as on the ethical issues on revealing the results of whole-genome sequencing and predictive genetic testing.
Dr. Harry Yi-Jui WU
Assistant Professor, Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit
Previously trained as a clinician in Taiwan, Harry is also a medical historian. With a broad range of interests derived from his training backgrounds, Harry has applied historical and ethnographic research methods on several ongoing projects, including history of global health, mental health in developing countries, illness narratives and thanatopolitics.

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