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|☑ MPhil/PhD||☒ MRes[Med]||☒ URIS|
Area of research
Prehabilitation, Surgical recovery, Physical inactivity, Healthy lifestyle
The main aim of the proposed is to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of a prehabilitation programme in individuals with inactive lifestyles. In addition, this study will examine the potential effect of the programme on functional capacity, postoperative hospital length of stay, postoperative pulmonary complications, health related quality of life, and activity levels. We hypothesise that conducting a prehabilitation programme for individuals with inactive lifestyles is feasible and acceptable.
Professor CC Lin, School of Nursing
Professor Chia-Chin Lin is currently Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Charity Foundation Professor in Nursing, and Head at HKU School of Nursing. Prior to joining the HKU, Professor Lin served as Dean at College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University between 2011 and 2017.
As a global healthcare educator, researcher, and leader, Professor Lin’s career encompasses the mission of research, education, and practice. Professor Lin’s areas of research expertise include cancer pain management, symptom management, end of life care, and physical activity in cancer and palliative care. She is the author of more than 200 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, and she has received numerous research awards and served as a member of editorial boards of renowned journals. She translates evidence to improve healthcare, implement teaching innovations, and provides leadership to upgrade education, research, and practice.
Professor Lin is an International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame awarded by Sigma Theta Tau International and a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Taipei Medical University, her Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy from University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing and Educational Psychology. She also obtained an EMBA from National Taiwan University.
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