Group Members

  • Prof. Maurice YAP

    Department / Institute:
    School of Optometry, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Specialisms / Major Research Areas:

    • • Healthcare system governance
    • • Myopia control

    maurice.yap@polyu.edu.hk

  • Dr David IP

    Department / Institute:
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Specialisms / Major Research Areas:

    • • Aging studies
    • • Palliative and end-of-life care

    Ongoing public health-related research projects:

    • • Domestic Helpers and Caring of Older People in Hong Kong Families

    ipdavid@yahoo.com

  • Dr Ronnie HUANG

    Department / Institute:
    School of Optometry, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Specialisms / Major Research Areas:

    • • Visual training in children with learning difficulties
    • • Sports vision

    Ongoing public health-related research projects:

    • • Sports vision training for improving the attention span of children with ADHD

    ronnie.huang@polyu.edu.hk

  • Dr Tina Jinxiao LIAN

    Department / Institute:
    School of Optometry, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Specialisms / Major Research Areas:

    • • Health economics and health services research
      On the following:
      - Systematic screening for diabetic retinopathy
      - Patient empowerment programme for type 2 diabetes mellitus
      - Myopia control

    Ongoing public health-related research projects:

    • • How can we allocate the screening interval for diabetic retinopathy in Hong Kong: towards a personalized approach?
    • • What are the preferred financial incentives to promote preventive care?
    • • Economic burden of myopia in Hong Kong

    jinxiao.lian@polyu.edu.hk

  • Prof. Carine MILCENT

    Department / Institute:
    Paris School of Economics (France, Paris) and The National Center for Scientific Research (France, Paris)

    Specialisms / Major Research Areas:

    • • Health economics
    • • Behavioral economics
    • • Econometrics
    • • Healthcare systems
    • • Inequality

    Ongoing public health-related research projects:

    • • Myopia and economic assessment
    • • Patient Pathway and Healthcare
    • • Reimbursement System

    carine.milcent@psemail.eu

  • Dr Judy Yuen-man SIU

    Department / Institute:
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Specialisms / Major Research Areas:

    • • Medical anthropology
    • • Health inequalities
    • • Health and illness behaviors
    • • Social and cultural studies of health

    Ongoing public health-related research projects:

    • • Promoting Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to women and men in Hong Kong
    • • Association of green space with quality of life and health status of neighborhood residents
    • • Perception and acceptability of seasonal influenza and pneumococcal vaccines among older adults
    • • A qualitative study on the perceptions and values of blood donation to Hong Kong people

    judy.ym.siu@polyu.edu.hk

  • Ms Rita SUM

    Ms Rita SUM

    Department / Institute:
    School of Optometry, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Specialisms / Major Research Areas:

    • • Diabetic eye care
    • • Community eye care

    Ongoing public health-related research projects:

    • • Utilization of health care voucher in vision care service
    • • Elder's preferred financial incentive on preventive care

    rita.sum@polyu.edu.hk

  • Dr Lin YANG

    Department / Institute:
    School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Specialisms / Major Research Areas:

    • • Infectious control
    • • Infectious disease epidemiology
    • • Influenza and respiratory disease control
    • • Time series modeling

    Ongoing public health-related research projects:

    • • Effects of Indoor Environmental Factors on Influenza Like Illness in the Older Population
    • • Respiratory Protection and Comfort of Different Types of N95 Masks during Nursing Procedures
    • • Assessment of In-use Reliability of N95 Respirators for Respiratory Protection of Health Care Workers
    • • Association of green space with quality of life and health status of neighborhood residents

    l.yang@polyu.edu.hk

  • Dr Jing ZHAO

    Department / Institute:
    School of Accounting & Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Specialisms / Major Research Areas:

    • • Behavioural economics, finance and accounting
    • • Market microstructure
    • • Corporate disclosure
    • • Corporate governance and compensation

    Ongoing public health-related research projects:

    • • Pre-holiday inattention and investment performance

    jingzhao@polyu.edu.hk