Margaret MAK

Associate Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Professor of Physiotherapy, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Margaret MAK

Professor Margaret Mak is currently the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences and a Professor of Physiotherapy at the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Her research focuses on neurological rehabilitation, with special emphasis on Parkinson's disease. Her ongoing research projects include the efficacy of combined balance and brisk walking programmes and the application of non-invasive brain stimulation in people with Parkinson's disease. Professor Mak has publications in leading international journals such as Nature Reviews Neurology, Movement Disorders, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, and Brain Stimulation. She has also been invited to present in international conferences such as the International World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress, World Parkinson Congress and International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders.

In addition to her research achievement, Professor Mak has received Departmental Outstanding Award and Faculty Teaching Prize in recognition of her innovative teaching methods such as blended e-learning and simulation-based learning. She is also dedicated to her profession. She has been appointed as the Chief Examiner of the Board of Examiner for Physiotherapists Registration Examination and a council member of Hong Kong Parkinson's Disease Foundation.