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Professor FOK Tai Fai

  • Emeritus Professor & Honorary Clinical Professor, Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

MB BS (HK); MD (CUHK); DCH (Lond); FRCP (Edin); FRCP (Lond); FRCPCH (UK); FHKCPaed; FHKAM (Paediatrics)


Professor Fok is currently Emeritus Professor and Honorary Clinical Professor of the Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He was formerly the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Paediatrics, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Paediatrics, CUHK.

Professor Fok graduated in medicine from The University of Hong Kong and received his MD in CUHK. His research interest is in newborn care, especially the prevention and management of respiratory conditions, newborn infection, newborn growth, and medical education. 

Research Interests

  • Neonatology in general

  • Neonatal pulmonology and aerosol therapy

  • Environmental pollution

  • Energy expenditure and oxygen consumption of newborns

  • Growth

Non-CUHK Honorary Appointments

  • Chairman, Board of Trustees of HM Lui Memorial Fund (2021-present)

  • Member, Board of Trustees of Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation (2022-present)

Professional Service

  • Council Member, The Medical Council of Hong Kong (1998-present)

  • Chairman, Deemed Preliminary Investigation Committee, The Medical Council of Hong Kong (2019-present)

  • Member, Hospital Governing Committee, Hong Kong Children’s Hospital (2018-present)

  • Member, Research Grants Council, University Grants Committee (2022-present)

  • President, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians (2003-2006)

  • Board Member, Hong Kong Hospital Authority (2004-2012)

  • Chairman, Medical Services Development Committee, Hong Kong Hospital Authority (2005- 2012)

  • Vice-President (General Affairs), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (2012- 2016)

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