Grace W.K. Tang

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Grace W.K. Tang currently holds the position of Clinical Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University of Hong Kong. Her academic degrees (selected) are M.B.B.S., M.D., FRCOG, F.H.K.C.O.G., F.H.K.A.M. (Obs & Gyn) and a Speciality in Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Hong Kong Medical Council. Other leading positions that Professor Grace Tang has held, or is currently holding, that are relevant (selected) to academic medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology include Chairman of the Faculty Board of Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong (2009-2011), Dean of Medicine, University of Hong Kong (1998-2001), President of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM) (2005-2008), Chairman of Education and Accreditation Council of Hong Kong Medical Council (2000-2012), and Chairman of Asian Medical Education Association (2001-2011). Moreover, she serves as an Executive Committee Member of International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology (1986-1992), Chairman of Task Force on Youth Health Care Center of Hong Kong Family Planning Association (1989-1997), Chairman of Hong Kong Family Planning Association (1992-1996), a Member of International Menopause Society (since 1992), a President of Hong Kong Menopause Society (2005-2010), and a President of Hong Kong Osteoporosis Society (2001-2008). Her area of expertise is human reproduction including menarche, fertility enhancement and regulation, menopause and women's health. She is active also in general obstetrics and gynecology including endoscopic surgery. Professor Tang has pioneered studies on menarche and menopause in the Chinese population in Hong Kong, and the psychosomatic aspects of diseases in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Recently, she has taken part in the clinical trials on HPV vaccine in girls aged 12-26 years, and on prevention of osteoporosis. She also studies, in collaboration with Chinese medicine practitioners, the effects of Chinese medicine on menopausal symptoms.

Biography Updated on 1 December 2010

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