Our Present Chairlady
Dr Josephine Chong
Dr. Josephine Chong was accredited as one of the five first fellows of Genomic & Genetics Paediatrics subspecialty by Hong Kong College of Paediatricians. Currently, Dr. Chong works as a clinical professional consultant in the Department of Paediatrics and Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of CUHK. She is the deputy director of the Joint BCM-CUHK Center for Medical Genetics. She is also the paediatrician in-charge of the newborn metabolic screening programme. Dr. Chong is a member of the central committee of clinical genetics of Hospital Authority. She is the vice-president of the Hong Kong Society of Inborn Errors of Metabolism.
Immediate Former Chairman
Dr Ivan Lo Fai Man
Dr. Lo is the Head of the Clinical Genetic Service of the Department of Health (CGS, DH). He is in charge of the overall supervision of genetic counselling service, laboratory genetic service and newborn screening programme since 2015. He is the Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2012 , playing an active role in providing medical genetic education to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He sits in multiple important Scientific and Working Committee on Genetics & Genomics Services of the Department of Health and Hospital Authority. He is also co chair of the Workgroup and Task Force that oversee the expansion of newborn screening programme in Hong Kong to cover inborn errors of metabolism.