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Dr Winsome Y.Y. Lam
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Dr Winsome LAM

Assistant Professor


Dr. Winsome LAM is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is the subject lecturer in both undergraduate and master program related to Community Health Nursing. 

Winsome has special research interests in health promotion to child and family, and parent-child responsive interaction in health practice. Her current research studies focus on pediatric palliative service, health technology application, parental support in symptom management for children with medical complexity including cancer and non- cancer case.

She obtained several external competitive grants i.e. General Research Fund (PI) in 2022, Scientific Research Project of Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Commission (PI) in 2020, and HMRF (co-I) in 2021 and General Research Fund (co-I) in 2018.  

She has been Invited as the reviewer since 2016 by different international peer-reviewed journals with high impact factor i.e. Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Child Health Care, Qualitative Health Research, BMC Italian Journal of Pediatric, Child and Youth Service Review, Journal of Family Issues, Health and Social Care in Community etc. 

Research Interests

  • Health Promotion to Child and Family
  • Symptom management for parent and child with medical complexity

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