Sian M Griffiths
Professor Sian M. Griffiths, OBE, JP MA, MB BChir, MSc, FFPH (UK), FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin), FDSRCS (Eng), Hon FRSPH, Hon DSc, FHKCCM, FHKAM (Community Medicine), Hon FHKCCM, HonFFPH Professor of Public Health Director, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine Senior Adviser, International Academic Development The Chinese University of Hong Kong Professor Griffiths is the Director of the School of Public Health and Primary Care. Qualified as a doctor in the UK, she has held a variety of service posts with academic links at international, national, regional and local level whilst based in the UK including President of the UK Faculty of Public Health. In 2003 she co-chaired the Hong Kong Government’s expert committee into the SARS epidemic. This led to her present appointment as Professor and Director of the School of Public Health and Primary Care in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Active in public health professional organizations and collaborating across the healthcare and academic systems within the Asian region, her research interests include developing primary care policy, migrant health, tackling non communicable disease, addressing health inequalities/inequities and developing public health education. She is convenor of one of the HK Food and Health Bureau’s three working groups on primary care reform, advisor to the HKSAR Department of Health including on their Non Communicable Disease strategy, alcohol and injury policies and primary care strategy and has a series of collaborations within mainland China. She has honorary academic appointments at Guangzhou Medical College, Peking University School of Public Health and Primary Care, Shenzhen Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In the UK she is Honorary Fellow at Cardiff University. She remains honorary senior clinical lecturer in the Department of Public Health of Oxford University.
Biography Updated on 9 December 2012