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Professor Martin Chi Sang Wong

Professor Martin Chi Sang Wong

BMedSc (Hons), MSc (Hons), MBChB, MD (CUHK), MPH, MBA, FRACGP, FRSPH, FHKCFP, FHKAM (Fam Med), DCH (Ire), FESC, FACC, FAcadTM, FFPH, FHKAN (Hons), FRCP (Glasgow), FRCP (Edinburgh)

Professor and Associate Director (General Affairs),
  JC School of Public Health and Primary Care,
  Faculty of Medicine
Professor (by courtesy),
  Department of Sports Science and Physical Education,
  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Honorary Consultant, Department of Family Medicine, NTEC,
  Hospital Authority
Co-Chairman, the Grant Review Board,
  Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau,
  HKASR Government

Member, Research Council, Food and Health Bureau, 
  HKSAR Government
Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health,
  Peking Union Medical College
Adjunct Professor of Global Health, School of Public Health,
  Peking University

Prof. Martin C. S. Wong is a specialist in Family Medicine and a researcher in the field of cancer screening and prevention of chronic diseases. Prof. Wong has composed over three hundred publications in international peer-reviewed journals, and received over ten international and local research awards for studies in his research area. He is currently the Chairman of the Association of the Pacific Rim Universities, NCD stream; Co-Chairman of the Grant Review Board, Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau; the Convener of the Advisory Group on Hong Kong Reference Framework for Care of Diabetes and Hypertension in Primary Care Settings; a member of the Expert Advisory Panel in Implementation Science of the HKSAR government, and a member of the Research Council of the Food and Health Bureau. He is a reviewer of the Medical Research Council (MRC), United Kingdom; expert reviewer of the National Medical Research Council (NMRC), Singapore; external examiners of doctoral thesis in the University of Malaya; and an external reviewer of the Public Policy Research Funding Scheme, Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong.  His enthusiasm to teaching has been well received by students and has been selected for the “Master Teacher” and the “Annual Teacher of the Year Award” for seven years. 

He has devoted to serving the chronically ill patients and other vulnerable groups in Hong Kong and mainland China for over 20 years. Professor Wong was awarded the First Outstanding Volunteer Award by the Agency for Volunteer Service and the Hong Kong Humanity Award by Hong Kong Red Cross in 2005 and 2009, respectively. In 2010, he was conferred with an Award of benevolence by the Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwanese Charity Trust and the Radio Television Hong Kong, and the next year being named as the most outstanding NGO volunteer by the Correctional Services Department. Professor Wong was also selected as the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong in 2012. He is the only person in Hong Kong who received the Fervent Global Love of Lives Medal from the Chou TaKuan Cultural and Educational Foundation in 2012, an award recognized by the international media as “Nobel Prize of Lives”. In 2016, he was conferred as an Honorary Fellow by the Hong Kong Academy of Nursing to recognize his achievements in the profession and contributions to primary care. He was appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 2017; a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology; a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology; a Fellow and expert panel of the Academy of Translational Medicine, European Society of Translational Medicine; a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health in 2018; and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2019. He was appointed as an Adjunct Professor of the Peking Union Medical College in March 2019; and Adjunct Professor of Global Health by the Peking University.

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