Mei-chun Cheung obtained her Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology, specialized in clinical neuropsychology, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. She has also received clinical training at the University of California at San Diego, CA, USA, and the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. Her research interest involves clinical neuropsychology and cognitive psychology. She uses both behavioral (such as lesion analysis) and brain imaging methods (including functional MRI and EEG) to investigate neuroplasticity of cognitive function (e.g., memory and language) and effects of various kinds of brain damage (e.g., epilepsy and complications of radiotherapy for the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma) on human cognitive functions. Her research findings have been published in international journals including Nature, Archives of Neurology, Cancer, Neuropsychology, and Epilepsia. Cheung currently serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, registered clinical psychologist, registered social worker, Associate Fellow of the Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS), and Vice Chairperson of the Hong Kong Neuropsychological Association (HKNA).
Biography Updated on 19 January 2014