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Pr LEUNG Ping Chung

Prof. LEUNG Ping-Chung, SBS, OBE, JP, Hon DSSc, DSC, MBBS, MS, FRACS, FRCS(Edin), FHKCOS, FHKAM(Orth); is Founding Chairman and Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Director of Centre for Clinical Trials on Chinese Medicine, and Director of the Institute of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prof. Leung’s research areas including Orthopaedics, Osteoporosis, Microsurgery Health, Traditional Chinese Medicine and General Education.

He is also the author of over over 900 scientific manuscripts in peer reviewed journals, 11 books and 95 books chapters. Examples of publication related in Chinese medicine include: “A Comprehensive Guide to Chinese Medicine”, ”Book in preparation: A Scientist View on Traditional Chinese Medicine”, “Limb Salvage for Diabetic Ulceration with Traditional Chinese techniques”, “Treatment of Low Back Pain with Acupuncture” etc. In addition, he also holds 5 patents.

Prof. Leung has also been appointed as editor or member of the editorial board of of 30 international medical journals since 1982.

Prof. Leung has been awarded many different kinds of honors, such as Humanity Award (2009), People Award for Outstanding Contribution of Rehabilitation on China(中國康協肢殘康復第 18 屆年會 2009 年度突出貢獻人物獎)(2009), Gusi Peace Prize (2006), Far Eastern Economic Review – Asian Innovation Silver Award (2000), Award for National Harmony of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China(中華人民共和國國務院民族和諧獎)(2000), Order of the British Empire (1995) and Liston Victoria Jubilee Prize by Royal College of Surgeons (1990). In his capacity of the Director of the Institute of Chinese Medicine, Prof. Leung has put enormous efforts in modernizing traditional Chinese medicine.

He has adopted the Efficacy Driven Approach in Clinical Trials. Currently, there are more than 30 clinical trials research projects underway in the Institute of Chinese Medicine. Extensive network has been developed internationally. Notable international collaborations include two NIH international grants with Harvard University, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, CNRS of France, etc.