Honorary graduates 2019
Professor Joseph Sung (DSc)
Friday 19 July 2019 3:00pm
Professor Sung received his medical degree (MB BS) from The University of Hong Kong, his PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Calgary and MD from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is an expert in Gastroenterology and Hepatology with research interests in intestinal bleeding, helicobacter pylori, peptic ulcer, hepatitis B, colorectal cancer and other cancers related to the digestive system.
He holds fellowships from the Royal Colleges of Physicians of Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Australia, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association, the Hong Kong College of Physicians, the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong (ASHK). He is an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering of the People's Republic of China and Academician of the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences.
He served as the Vice-Chancellor and President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 2010-2017 and the Chair of Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) in 2016-17. He is currently Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine and Director of Institute of Digestive Disease of CUHK.