Coffee and Careers with Dr Wai-kit Ming (26 February 2021)
We are delighted to have Dr Wai-kit Ming sharing with us his career journey at the Coffee and Careers session on 26 February 2021.
Dr. Wai-kit Ming is an HKU MPH alumnus. He is one of the youngest researchers and currently the Head of Community Medicine at the School of Medicine and Public Health, the Assistant Dean of the International School at Jinan University, Guangzhou, China, and the Adjunct Professor of Sun Yat-sen University. While earning his MD and Ph.D. at Jinan University, he earned a master's from the University of Hong Kong and Harvard University. Following his postdoctoral training at the University of Oxford and Harvard University, he was a visiting research fellow at the University of Oxford and the National Centre for Perinatal Medicine Epidemiology in the United Kingdom. He served as the CEO of a medical device company and has 13 national patents for medical devices.
As a public health physician, Dr. Ming’s interdisciplinary research spans different fields while maintaining a focus on population health. His research team has extensive interdisciplinary collaboration experience, including health and pharmaceutical economics, health technology assessment, real-world research, health policy, maternal-fetal medicine, and artificial intelligence medicine. He has had a long history of cooperation with the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and with some local universities on national-based clinical research projects. He was invited to be a doctoral thesis committee member of the University of South Carolina. Dr. Ming’s work revolves around COVID-19 research that has major population health impacts locally and internationally. He has had two scholarly papers published as covers of a journal and over 50 other scholarly papers published, mainly in JCR Q1 and Q2 journals.
Please click below and watch the video of Dr Ming's sharing.