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Dr. Tony Ka-chun YUNG

Senior Lecturer

PhD (CUHK), MND (U Sydney), BSc (CUHK), APD (Australia), MSDA (Australia), AN (Australia)

Dr. Tony Yung obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, with a thesis topic on food avoidance behavior amongst cancer patients. He obtained his Master degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney and registered as Accredited Practicing Dietitian in Australia. He is also a Sports Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist. Before joining JCSPHPC, Dr. Yung practised in Grantham Hospital as a clinical dietitian. He also worked as a health promotion officer and community dietitian in JCSPHPC responsible for the promotion of nutritional health. From 2008 onward, Dr. Yung became a lecturer in the School responsible for teachings and researches related to nutrition aspect of public health.

Research Interests

  • Nutrition Epidemiology

  • Diet behaviours of vulnerable populations e.g. drugs addicts and cancer patients

  • Setting based (include rural area) health promotion

  • Food security

Dr. Tony Ka-chun YUNG
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