Joseph Sung

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Joseph Sung
Vice chancellor/President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 July 2010
Chancellor Sir Donald Tsang
Vice President Benjamin Wah
Kenneth Young
Jack Cheng
Pak-chung Ching
Michael Hui
Henry Wong
Yangsheng Xu
Preceded by Lawrence Lau
Head of Shaw College
In office
2008–2010
Preceded by Ching Pak-chung
Succeeded by Andrew Chi-fai Chan
Personal details
Born 1959 (age 54–55)
Alma mater University of Hong Kong
University of Calgary
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Joseph Jao-yiu Sung, SBS (Chinese: 沈祖堯; born 1959, Hong Kong) is the Vice-Chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK),.[1] He was the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, the Chair Professor of the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Head of the Shaw College.[2]

Professor Sung received his MBBS from the University of Hong Kong in 1983, and obtained Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Calgary and Doctor of Medicine from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1992 and 1997 respectively.[3] He joined the Faculty of Medicine of CUHK in 1992 and was promoted to the rank of Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics in 1998. He was appointed to the Head of the Shaw College in 2007.[4]

Professor Sung has published over 500 full scientific articles in the foremost journals and also has reviewed more than 15 prestigious journals. His contributions during the fight against SARS outbreak were particularly impressive to the Hong Kong community.[2]

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Lawrence Lau
Vice-Chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2010 – present
Incumbent
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Chan Yuk-shee
President of the Lingnan University
Hong Kong order of precedence
Vice-Chancellor/President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Succeeded by
Timothy W. Tong
President of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University