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E-mail:   katechan@cuhk.edu.hk

Publons: P-2947-2018


Administrative support: Ms Elly Cheung

Telephone (office): (852) 3505-3515

Dr. CHAN Ching Ching, Kate
陳晶晶醫生

  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics

MBChB (CUHK), MD (CUHK), MRCPCH (UK), FHKCPaed, FHKAM (Paediatrics)

Biography

Dr. Kate Chan is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Paediatrics. She is also an Honorary Associate Consultant at the Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital and the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Hong Kong Children’s Hospital. She is a specialist in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine.


Her research focuses on paediatric sleep disordered breathing (SDB), including its natural history, pathogenesis, diagnostic tools, complications, and personalised management to childhood SDB. Her research work has received multiple awards including the Guilleminault Award for Sleep Research, the Best Young Investigator Award from the International Pediatric Sleep Association and the Best Young Investigator Award from the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians in 2015 and 2020.


She is the Teaching Coordinator of the Paediatrics module of the Year 5 undergraduate medical curriculum, with the passion in delivering high-quality education to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is also a board member of the International Pediatric Sleep Association, which is devoted to promote paediatric sleep medicine worldwide.

Research Interests

  • Paediatric Sleep Medicine


Honorary Appointments

  • Honorary Associate Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital

  • Honorary Associate Consultant, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Hong Kong Children's Hospital


Academic Engagement in CUHK

  • Teaching Coordinator for Paediatrics module, Year 5 undergraduate medical curriculum


Awards

  • Teachers of the Years Awards 2024 – MBChB (Year Five), Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, June 2024.

  • Teachers of the Years Awards 2023 – MBChB (Year Five), Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, May 2023.

  • Distinguished Young Fellow 2021. Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Dec 2021.

  • Best Young Investigator Award 2020, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, Dec 2020

  • Abstract Award. Effectiveness of a smoking reduction programme for smoking parents in Hong Kong. The 5th King’s John Price Paediatric Respiratory Conference, Apr 2019

  • Best Young Investigator Award 2016, the 4th International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress, Mar 2016

  • Guilleminault Award for Sleep Research 2015, the World Association of Sleep Medicine, Mar 2015

Selected Publications

  1. Yu MW, Au CT, Yuen HM, Chan NY, Chan JW, Wing YK, Li AM, Chan KC. Effects of childhood obstructive sleep apnea with and without daytime sleepiness on behaviors and emotions. Sleep Med. 2024 Mar;115:93-99.  

  2. Bush A, Byrnes CA, Chan KC, Chang AB, Ferreira JC, Holden KA, Lovinsky-Desir S, Redding G, Singh V, Sinha IP, Zar HJ. Social determinants of respiratory health from birth: still of concern in the 21st century? Eur Respir Rev. 2024 Apr 10;33(172):230222. 

  3. Chan KC, Zhu H, Yu M, Yuen HM, Dai S, Chin HY, Choy J, Chan J, Tsoi D, Siu B, Au CT, Li AM. Applicability of the Global Lung Function Initiative prediction equations in Hong Kong Chinese children. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2023 Nov;58(11):3235-3245. 

  4. Lam DJ, Friedman NR, Chan KC, Kirkham EM, Smith DF, Benedek P, Boudewyns A. Development and validation of the international pediatric sleep endoscopy scale (IPSES). Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2023 Nov;174:111748. 

  5. Au CT, Chan KC, Lee DLY, Leung NMW, Chow SMW, Kwok KL, Wing YK, Li AM. Effect of surgical intervention for childhood OSA on blood pressure: a randomized controlled study. Sleep Medicine. 2023 Jul;107:9-17.

  6. Yuen HM, Chan KC, Chu WCW, Chan JWY, Wing YK, Li AM, Au CT. Craniofacial phenotyping by photogrammetry in Chinese prepubertal children with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. 2023 Mar 9;46(3):zsac289. 

  7. Wong OY, Au CT, Yuen HM, Yu KN, Lan QY, Chan NY, Tsang CC, Li AM, Chan KC. Impact of COVID-19 on the sleep-wake patterns of a prospective cohort of preschool children. Sleep Medicine. 2023 Jan; 101: 50–57.

  8. Ai S, Li Z, Wang S, Chen S, Chan JWY, Au CT, Bao Y, Li AM, Zhang J, Chan KC, Wing YK. Blood pressure and childhood obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine Reviews. 2022 Oct;65:101663.

  9. Yuen HM, Au CT, Chu WCW, Li AM, Chan KC. Reduced tongue mobility: an unrecognized risk factor of childhood obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. Jan 11 2022;45(1)doi:10.1093/sleep/zsab217

  10. Au CT, Chan KC, Lee DLY, Leung N, Chow SMW, Chow JS, Wing YK, Li AM. Effect of surgical intervention for mild childhood obstructive sleep apnoea on attention and behavioural outcomes: A randomized controlled study. Respirology. Jul 2021;26(7):690-699.

  11. Chan KC, Au CT, Hui LL, Wing YK, Li AM. Childhood OSA is an independent determinant of blood pressure in adulthood: longitudinal follow-up study. Thorax. May 2020;75(5):422-431.

  12. Chan KC, Au CT, Hui LL, Ng SK, Wing YK, Li AM. How obstructive sleep apnea evolves from childhood to young adulthood – natural history from a 10-year follow-up study. Chest 2019;156(1):120-30.



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