Hong Kong Jockey Club Institute of Chinese Medicine (HKJCICM) announced that it has appointed Prof. Sarah Hui Siu Chun as the new Executive Director of the company. Prof. Hui received her bachelor degree in Pharmacology with first class honour and PhD in Neuropharmacology from the Bradford University in England.
Prof. Sarah Hui
Prof. Hui has begun her career in Chinese medicine since 1991 and was considered a pioneer in advocating and developing tertiary education of Chinese medicine in Hong Kong. She was the Deputy Director of the School of Chinese Medicine, the University of Hong Kong and was the founder and President of the Hong Kong Academy of Chinese Medicine. Prior to joining HKJCICM, Prof. Hui was member of the company’s Board of Directors from 2005 to 2009. She was also appointed by the HKSAR Government to serve in various councils and committees including Subcommittee on TCM Practitioners of the Preparatory Committee on Chinese Medicine, Preparatory Committee on Chinese Medicine, Chinese Medicine Council, Air Pollution & Waste Disposal Appeal Board (Environment & Food Bureau), Taskforce on Employees’ Compensation Ordinance in relation to the Recognition of Medical Treatment, and Examination and Certification Given by Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner (Labour Department). She is also Advisor of Chinese Medicine Development of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority.
Prof. Hui has assumed office with effect from 11 January 2010. With sophisticated professional background and sound experience in the Chinese Medicine industry, Prof. Hui will lead the team at HKJCICM towards a new phase of development. HKJCICM is a subsidiary of ASTRI, it was set up by the HKSAR Government in 2001 as the local focal point for action and coordination to steer Chinese medicine development.
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