update on the covid-19 pandemic and vaccination with prof. ivan hung

Monday, September 27th 2021 @ 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Update on the Covid-19 Pandemic and Vaccination with Prof. Ivan Hung


Date:September 27th, 2021 (Monday)
Time:1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


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Event Description

As we are entering the fourth quarter of 2021, schools are starting, people are travelling, some borders are opening up, what can we expect? Are our lives any closer to going back to normalcy after 2 years?  

Infectious disease specialist professor Ivan Hung will be sharing with us update of the facts and his views on the Covid pandemic and vaccination.  It is an online event and will comprise of Professor Hung’s presentation and Q & A session.


Professor Ivan Hung Biography:

Professor Ivan Fan Ngai HUNG is currently Ru Chien and Helen Lieh Endowed Professor in Health Sciences Pedagogy, Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean (Admissions), Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, and Honorary Consultant in Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. He is also Clinical Professor and Chief-ofService of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology at the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital.

Professor Hung is a dual specialist in Infectious Disease and Gastroenterology & Hepatology. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Bristol Medical School, England in 1996. After working in the University of Cambridge Medical School and Charing Cross Hospital, London, he returned to Hong Kong in 1999 and joined the Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital. He was awarded the Anti-SARS gold badge award by the Hospital Authority in 2003 for his role in combating SARS as frontline medical officer. He received the Sir Patrick Manson Gold Medal award for best M.D. thesis. He was awarded the Richard Yu Lectureship and medal in 2016 by the Hong Kong College of Physicians. He was awarded the prestigious Outstanding Researcher Award from the University of Hong Kong in 2019. He is currently the Fellow of Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh.

Professor Hung has published more than 270 international peer reviewed original articles and is ranked as HKU Scholars in the world top 1% in 2013, 2018-2020. He is currently member of the HKSAR Advisory Panel on COVID-19 vaccines and co-convenor of the Expert Committee on Clinical Events Following COVID-19 Immunization.



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Sign Up Date

(Lifetime/Patron) : Wednesday, August 25th 2021

(Annual/Biennial/Complimentary Student Member) : Thursday, August 26th 2021

(Prospect/Guest) : Friday, August 27th 2021

Sign Up Deadline

Monday, September 27th 2021

Time & Location

1:00 - 2:00 pm


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