Wai-Kwong Tang

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Wai-Kwong Tang is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He is currently the Consultant-in-Charge of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for the New Territories East Cluster of Psychiatry. Professor Tang?s key research areas include ECT, psychiatric morbidities in stroke and pneumoconiosis, pharmacology of schizophrenia and catatonia, psychiatric rehabilitation, telepsychiatry and substance abuse disorder. His extensive research and work in the area of ECT is well recognized, to the extent that he has been invited to contribute a chapter on this topic in the Asian Textbook of Psychiatry. He has published 70 papers in renowned journals, and has also contributed to the peer review of 19 journals. His keen interest in research has led him to publish close to 50 refereed conference papers and abstracts at various local, regional and international psychiatry and neurology conferences. He was also a recipient of the Young Researcher Award in 2007, awarded by the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Biography Updated on 12 September 2012

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