|Vice-Chancellor and President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong|
1 July 2010
|Chancellor||Sir Donald Tsang
|Vice President||Benjamin Wah
|Preceded by||Lawrence Lau|
|Head of Shaw College|
|Preceded by||Ching Pak-chung|
|Succeeded by||Andrew Chi-fai Chan|
|Born||1959 (age 57–58)|
|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 in Hong Kong) is the Vice-Chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). 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.
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. 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.
Professor Sung has published over 500 full scientific articles in the foremost journals and also has reviewed more than 15 prestigious journals. His good contributions during the fight against SARS outbreak were particularly impressive to the Hong Kong community.
|Vice-Chancellor and President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2010 – present
|Order of precedence|
President of the Lingnan University
|Hong Kong order of precedence
Vice-Chancellor/President of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Timothy W. Tong
President of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University