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Short Course in Health Data Science​: ​7-9​ April 2017, Shenzhen


CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute Building, Nanshan District, Shenzhen

Course offered by: 

CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute

About the speaker:

 Prof. Benny Chung-Ying Zee

Prof. Benny Zee is Assistant Dean of Research for the Faculty of Medicine and also Professor and Director of the Centre for Clinical Research and Biostatistics and Head of the Division of Biostatistics in the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He holds honorary appointments in the Department of Clinical Oncology and the Department of Statistics of CUHK. He is also the Chairman of the Joint CUHK-NTEC Clinical Research Ethics Committee since 2006. Professor Zee obtained his PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Pittsburgh USA in 1987. He then joined the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group as Senior Biostatistician, and faculty member in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Queen’s University Canada from 1987-2001. He remains as Adjunct Professor with Queen’s University after he joined CUHK and is actively promoting international academic activities and collaborations.

 Prof. Maggie Haitian Wang

Prof. Maggie Wang obtained her Bachelor degree (honor) in Physics of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), and her Doctor in Philosophy degree in Statistics from ISOM department of the HKUST. She joined the Chinese University of Hong Kong as a Research Assistant Professor in 2011. Since 2015 she is an Assistant Professor in the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care.  Dr. Wang is awarded the SH Ho Visiting Professorship Exchange Programme to Stanford University in 2016. She is the Principle Investigator of multiple research grants including the Hong Kong RGC-GRF, and the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Projects. She is a member of the Centre for Clinical Research and Biostatistics (CCRB), and the Assistant Director of the MSc program of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.  

 Prof. Marc Ka-chun Chong

Prof. Chong received his MSc in Statistics and PhD in Public Health from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2006 and 2011 respectively. He is a biostatistician and SAS programmer in Centre for Clinical Research and Biostatistics (CCRB, former Centre for Clinical Trials) since 2006. He is involved in various study design, data management, and statistical analysis for academic and industrial clinical trials of different phases. Dr. Chong is also a postdoctoral fellow in the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK. His main research interest is system dynamic modelling in infectious diseases transmission (e.g. influenza and measles) and healthcare system (e.g. elderly care, accident and emergency services).


RMB2225 per course

Registration deadline: 

6 Apr 2017

Please send an email to Ms. Vicky Hui <> with your contact information.

*Seats are limited. Registration is on a first come, first served basis.

Contact Person:

Ms. Vicky Hui <>