140 for 140: Great Minds for Grand Challenges

Strategic Area: Nursing, Pharmacology & Pharmacy, Traditional Chinese Medicine


HKUMed is active in a wide spectrum of health science programmes. We are at the forefront in our work in the respective areas of Nursing, Pharmacology & Pharmacy, and TCM, with highlights of achievements as below:

  • Nursing: significant impact made on nursing education, research and healthcare policies for Hong Kong and the global population
  • Pharmacology and Pharmacy: a leading Asian research centre in cardiovascular and metabolic pharmacology, with recent publications in top journals such as JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, JAMA Psychiatry, BMJ, Lancet Infectious Disease and Lancet Psychiatry
  • Chinese Medicine: led innovative research for the standardisation and internationalisation of TCM by linking traditional Chinese wisdom of healthcare to cutting-edge biomedicine

In all of these fields, HKUMed is committed to advancing the application of inter-professional education and collaborative practice.

HKUMed is seeking top-notch professoriate and academic staff to further advance our work in these important health sciences disciplines, and to teach in these professional degree programmes.