State of the Faculty Address 2021

23 International ● Professor Roberto Bruzzone (Public Health) was awarded Officer in the French National Order of Merit (Officier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite ) in June 2021. ● Dr Linda Chan (Family Medicine and Primary Care ) was conferred Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2020. ● Professor Kathryn Cheah Song-eng (Biomedical Sciences ) received the British Society for Matrix Biology (BSMB) Medal Lecture Award in 2021. ● Professor Kenneth Cheung Man-chee (Orthopaedics and Traumatology) was presented the Walter P Blount Humanitarian Award in September 2021. ● Dr Jason Cheung Pui-yin (Orthopaedics and Traumatology) received the 21st Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Spine Section Award in July 2021. ● Dr Michael Cheung Ka-shing (Medicine ) was conferred the National Scholar Award in the UEG Week Virtual by the United European Gastroenterology in July 2021. ● Professor Benjamin John Cowling (Public Health ) was awarded Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. ● Professor Guan Yi and Professor Malik Peiris (Public Health ) were bestowed the 2021 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award. Professional Recognition and Honours/Awards (Individuals ) ● Dr Jojo Kwok Yan-yan (Nursing) received the Outstanding New Investigator Award at the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine in June 2021. ● Dr Jenny Lam Ka-wing (Pharmacology and Pharmacy ) was presented the DDL (Drug Delivery to the Lungs) Emerging Scientist Award by The Aerosol Society in December 2020. ● Professor Karen Lam Siu-ling (Medicine ) was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Endocrine Society for a three-year term starting from 2022. ● Professor Lam Wai-ching (Ophthalmology ) was conferred Fellow of the American Society of Retina Specialists (FASRS) by the American Society of Retina Specialists in July 2021. ● Dr Wendy Lam Wing-tak (Public Health ) was appointed as Vice-President of International Psycho-Oncology Society (2021-2023 ) in June 2021. ● Professor Simon Law Ying-kit (Surgery ) was elected as President-Elect of the International Society of Diseases of the Esophagus (2021-2022 ) . ● Professor Gabriel Leung (Public Health) was appointed to the Wellcome Trust Board of Governors in May 2021. ● Dr Loey Mak Lung-yi (Medicine ) received the Young Investigator’s Award at the 30th Annual Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) in February 2021.