How can we improve the health and primary care services for people from low-income families?
Can the routine measurement of patients' health-related quality of life improve the quality of medical care?
How can we implement best practice in chronic disease management in real world primary care?
Health-related quality of life (HRQOL):
Validation and standardisation of assessment instruments as outcome measures; quality of life of patients with chronic diseases, measurement of health preference (utility); and application of HRQOL outcomes in cost-effectiveness analysis.
Undergraduate and postgraduate medical education research with a combined qualitative and quantitative approach.
Diagnosis and management of common health problems; use of antibiotics; sexual health and HIV; diagnosis and management of mental health problems; and evaluation of mental health services.
Primary healthcare services research and health equity:
Evaluation of outcome and quality of care, new model of chronic disease care, multidisciplinary team care and service utilisation, health equity and health for marginalised groups.
Professor T.P. Lam
Tel: 2518 5657
Fax: 2814 7475