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Dr. Calvin Wai-Loon HO
Co-Director, Teaching Faculty & Research Fellow, 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.
Professor Gilberto Ka-Kit LEUNG
Co-Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
Clinical Professor and Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning), Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Gilberto is a neurosurgeon and holder of the Tsang Wing-Hing Professorship in Clinical Neuroscience. He holds a LLB from the University of London, and LLM in Medical Law & Ethics with Distinction from the University of Edinburgh.
Dr. Eric C. IP
Deputy Director, Teaching Faculty & Research Fellow, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law
Eric’s research in public health law focuses on the ethical and constitutional foundations of the right to health, the legal limits of public health emergencies, and the law and ethics of public mental health. He is academically trained in bioethics, as well as in legal theory.
Ms. Daisy CHEUNG
Deputy Director, Teaching Faculty & Research Fellow, 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 Hualing FU
Member, Board of Directors, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
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.
Professor Chak-sing LAU, JP
Member, Board of Directors, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
Dean, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Chair Professor of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
Chak-sing is known as a pioneer for establishing and advancing rheumatology in Hong Kong, Asia and beyond. Chak-sing is Chair and Daniel CK Yu Professor in Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at the University of Hong Kong and was the Chairperson at the School of Clinical Medicine's Department of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong, the Chief of Service at Queen Mary Hospital's Department of Medicine, and the President at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.
Ms. Anna WU Hung-yuk, GBS, JP
Member, Board of Directors, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
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
Member, Board of Directors, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
Chairman, Foundation of Genomics and Population Health
Honorary Professor, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
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.
Professor Vivian LIN
Member, Board of Directors, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
Executive Associate Dean and Professor of Public Health Practice, LKS Faculty of Medicine
Vivian is the Executive Associate Dean in LKS Faculty of Medicine. She is concurrently Professor of Public Health Practice. She was the Former Director of Health System in the World Health Organization (Western Pacific Regional Office). She has more than 30 years of experience in public health, with a variety of leading roles in policy and programme development, health services planning, research and teaching, and senior administration in complex organizations.
Dr. Julie Yun CHEN
Member, Board of Directors, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
Principal Lecturer (holding the title of Associate Professor of Teaching) in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care and Assistant Dean, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Julie is the Director of the Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit of the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests derive from her teaching and lie in curriculum development, professionalism, and doctor and student wellbeing.

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