Professor Emily CHAN

Professor Emily CHAN

Recipient of 2017 UGC Teaching Award

General Faculty Members/Teams

Affiliation at the time of the award
Professor of the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Award Citation
Professor Emily Chan is an expert in disaster and medical humanitarian aid, and an international academic leader in global experiential learning. She has an excellent classroom teaching track record. Professor Chan has developed various innovative global field teaching programmes which require multidisciplinary collaborations, transnational partnerships and transborder technology-enhanced teaching methods to nurture students. Her research leadership in climate change and health, disaster preparedness and response, as well as global health complements her teaching with research-based materials. Professor Chan plans to utilise the award grant to develop a new field action demonstrative training site on the Ancient Silk Road, with a view to enhancing students' learning experience.

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