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Professor Martin Chi Sang Wong

Professor Martin Chi Sang Wong


Professor and Associate Director (General Affairs),
  JC School of Public Health and Primary Care
Assistant Dean (Alumni Affairs), Faculty of Medicine
Professor, Institute of Digestive Disease
Professor, State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease
Professor (by courtesy),
  Department of Sports Science and Physical Education
Director, CUHK JC Bowel Cancer Education Centre,
  Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Fellow of the Assembly,
  The United College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Honorary Consultant, Department of Family Medicine,
  Hospital Authority
Editor-in-Chief, Hong Kong Medical Journal, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Member, Health Care and Promotion Fund Committee, Food and Health Bureau,
  HKSAR Government

Prof. Martin C. S. Wong is currently Professor and Associate Director (General Affairs) of JC School of Public and Primary Care, Assistant Dean (Alumni Affairs) of the Faculty of Medicine and Director of the Jockey Club Bowel Cancer Education Centre at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. As a specialist in family medicine and an expert in the field of colorectal cancer screening and cardiovascular pharmacology, Prof. Wong has over two hundred publications in international peer-reviewed journals, and received over ten international and local research awards for his studies in his area of expertise. He pioneered the establishment of the first colorectal cancer screening service provided by CUHK in 2008. 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 acted as a speaker for more than 400 health seminars at both local and international levels, and is also a consultant/director in more than 30 governmental committees and NGOs serving the chronically disabled and the needy. He was appointed by the Government as the convener of the Advisory Group on Hong Kong Reference Framework for Care of Diabetes and Hypertension in Primary Care Settings. He is currently serving as a member of the Health Care and Promotion Fund (HCPF) Committee and co-chairman of the HCPF promotion subcommittee. Prof. 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 the Award of Benevolence by Radio Television Hong Kong, and the next year being named as the most outstanding NGO volunteer by the Correctional Services Department. Prof. Wong is the only person in Hong Kong who received the Global Fervent for Love of Lives Medal from the Taiwan Cultural and Educational Foundation in 2011-2012, an award recognized by the international media as “Nobel Prize of Lives”. He was elected as the Ten Outstanding Young Person of Hong Kong in 2012. He was conferred an Honorary Fellowship by the Hong Kong Academy of Nursing in 2016 in recognition of his contributions to primary care. 

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