Knowledge Exchange

Explore the World of Medicine


To enhance people's understanding on the latest development of cutting-edge medical technology in Hong Kong, and to strengthen the public's knowledge on different health issues as well as enhance their awareness on the prevention of and latest treatments for diseases, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong is co-organising the "Explore the World of Medicine" Public Lecture Series 2019 with the Hong Kong Public Libraries this year.

This is the thirteenth consecutive years that this community health education programme has been organised. Comprising a total of eight lectures to be held from March to June and September to December 2019, academics from the Faculty will share their professional knowledge and illustrate their fruits of research in different medical disciplines.

Lectures are conducted in Cantonese.

Lecture 1    Combat against E-Cigarette and Food Allergy

Topic 1 E-Cigarette and Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Products
Speaker Dr Kelvin Wang Man-ping
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Topic 2 Food Allergy
Speaker Dr Patrick Chong Chun-yin
Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Presentation Slides | Online Video
Date March 16, 2019 (Saturday)
Time 10:00am - 12:00nn
 

Lecture 2    Confronting Cancers

Topic 1 Colorectal Cancer Screening: Who, When and How?
Speaker Professor Leung Wai-keung
Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation Professor in Gastroenterology
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Topic 2 Saturday Morning's Alright for Fighting (Breast Cancer)
Speaker Dr Michael Co Tiong-hong
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Presentation Slides | Online Video
Date April 13, 2019 (Saturday)
Time 10:00am - 12:00nn
 

Lecture 3    Advances in Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Topic 1 Precision Medicine in Lung Cancer
Speaker Dr David Lam Chi-leung
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Topic 2 Lung Cancer: How to Reduce its Mortality
Speaker Dr Alan Sihoe Dart-loon
Honorary Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Presentation Slides | Online Video
Date May 4, 2019 (Saturday)
Time 10:00am - 12:00nn
 

Lecture 4    Knowing More about Spinal Deformity

Topic 1 Spine Deformities in Children
Speaker Dr Jason Cheung Pui-yin
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Topic 2 Adult Spinal Deformity
Speaker Dr Kenny Kwan Yat-hong
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Presentation Slides Online Video
Date June 15, 2019 (Saturday)
Time 10:00am - 12:00nn
 

Lecture 5    How do the Organs of Our Body Work?

Topic 1 Understanding the Kidney
Speaker Dr Maggie Ma Kam-man
Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Topic 2 Relationship Between Zang Fu Organs and Health (Conducted in Mandarin)
Speaker Ms Luo Yi
Lecturer, School of Chinese Medicine
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Presentation Slides | Online Video
Date September 7, 2019 (Saturday)
Time 10:00am - 12:00nn
 

Lecture 6    Preventing Metabolic Syndrome

Topic 1 The Role of Diet in Diabetes Prevention
Speaker Dr Mandy Ho Man
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Topic 2 Innovative Surgical Approach for Weight Management and Metabolic Syndrome
Speaker Dr Fion Chan Siu-yin
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Presentation Slides | Online Video
Date October 12, 2019 (Saturday)
Time 10:00am - 12:00nn
 

Lecture 7    Knowledge Update on Ophthalmology

Topic 1 Update on Management of Refractive Error
Speaker Dr Jonathan Chan Cheuk-hung
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Topic 2 Glaucoma – Things You Need to Know
Speaker Dr Jasper Wong Ka-wai
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Presentation Slides | Online Video
Date November 9, 2019 (Saturday)
Time 10:00am - 12:00nn
 

Lecture 8    Biologics and Therapeutics for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Topic 1 Fundamental of Biologics
Speaker Dr Aviva Chow Shing-fung
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Topic 2 Biologic Therapy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Speaker Dr Temy Mok Mo-yin
Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
Presentation Slides | Online Video
Date December 14, 2019 (Saturday)
Time 10:00am - 12:00nn