Martin Wong

Alumni Affairs



Professor WONG Chi Sang, Martin

Alumni Affairs - Assistant Dean

Professor and Associate Director (General Affairs), The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care
Professor, Institute of Digestive Disease
Professor, State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease
Professor (by courtesy), Department of Sports Science and Physical Education
Director, CUHK Jockey Club Bowel Cancer Education Centre

Alumni Affairs - Assistant Dean

Professor WONG Chi Sang, Martin

The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care

Contact Information
Office : (852) 2252-8782
Email : wong_martin@cuhk.edu.hk


School / Department / Institute / Centre / Unit
The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care
Department of Sports Science and Physical Education
Institute of Digestive Disease
CUHK Jockey Club Bowel Cancer Education Centre
CUHK Jockey Club Multi-cancer Prevention Programme

Expertise
Public Health and Primary Care
Epidemiology and Pharmacotherapy of chronic diseases
Screening and risk prediction of chronic diseases
Gut microbiota

Education
Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMedSc [Hons]), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Doctor of Medicine (MD), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Edinburgh Business School
Master of Science (MSc [1st Hons]), University College Dublin
Master of Public Health (MPH), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Diploma of Child Health (DCH), the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ireland
Fellow, Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Fellow, Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
Fellow, Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH)
Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (FHKAM [Family Medicine])
Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Nursing (Hons)
Fellow, European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
Fellow, Academy of Translational Medicine (FAcadTM), European Society of Translational Medicine
Expert Panel, Clinical Epidemiology & Public Health, European Society of Translational Medicine
Fellow, Faculty of Public Health (FFPH), United Kingdom

Research Interests
Prevention and control of chronic diseases;
Screening in primary care;
Microbiota in chronic diseases

Additional Information
Honorary appointments
Co-Chairman, Grant Review Board, Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau, HKSAR Government
Member, Health Care and Promotion Fund Committee, Food and Health Bureau, HKSAR Government
Editor-in-Chief, Hong Kong Medical Journal, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Consultant (Honorary), Department of Family Medicine, Hospital Authority

Recent Honours and Awards
A. Awards for Academic Achievements:
Young Researcher Award, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2017
Excellent Health Promotion Award Project, Health Research Symposium 2017
Honorary Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Nursing, 2016
Certificate of Merit, Hong Kong Academy of Nursing, 2015
The Young Investigator Award, the Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention, 2014
Young Researcher Award, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2012
Best Research Paper Award, Hong Kong College of Family Physicians, 2012
Research prize in the WONCA Asia Pacific and Chinese Taipei Association Research Contest, Oral Category, held in Cebu in February 2011
The College Prize for Best Paper at the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators/Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (RACMA/HKCCM) International Conference on Healthcare Reforms in Comparative Health Systems, 2010
Best Research Paper Award, Hong Kong College of Family Physicians, 2010
Best Innovation Research Award, Hong Kong College of Family Physicians, 2007
Best Original Research by Trainees (Bronze medal), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, 2004
The Best Research Award (oral presentation), Master of Public Health Programme, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK, 2004
Dean’s List for Outstanding Academic Achievements, Master of Science (1st Honours), University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, 2003

B. Awards for community services
15th Fervent Global Love of Lives Medal, Chou Ta-kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation, 2012
Awardee of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Selection, Junior Chamber International, 2012
Award of Benevolence, The Hong Kong Macau Taiwanese Charity Fund, 2010
Second Hong Kong Humanity Award (Hong Kong Red Cross and RTHK), 2009
Outstanding NGO Volunteer Award, Correctional Services Department, 2009
First Outstanding Volunteer of Hong Kong Awardee (Agency for Volunteer Services, HKSAR), 2005
Selected Publications

  1. Martin CS Wong, Harry H.X. Wang, Mandy W.M. Kwan, et al. Dietary counselling has no effect on cardiovascular risk factors among Chinese Grade 1 hypertensive patients: a randomized controlled trial. European Heart Journal 2015; 36: 2598-2607 (Impact Factor: 20.212, rank: 1/126 in Cardiac and Cardiovascular System)
  2. Martin CS Wong, Thomas YT Lam, Kelvin FK Tsoi et al. A validated tool to predict colorectal neoplasia and inform screening choice for asymptomatic subjects. Gut 2014; 63: 1130-1136 (Impact Factor: 16.658, rank: 2/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  3. Martin CS Wong, Jessica YL Ching, Siew C Ng et al. Prediction of proximal advanced neoplasia: a comparison of four existing sigmoidoscopy-based strategies in a Chinese population. Gut 2015; 64: 776-783 (Impact Factor: 16.658, rank: 2/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  4. Martin CS Wong, Jessica Y. L. Ching, Thomas Y. T. Lam, et al. Association of Interactive Reminders and Automated Messages With Persistent Adherence to Colorectal Cancer Screening. A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncology 2017; doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.1062 (Impact Factor: 16.559, rank: 8/217 in Oncology)
  5. Martin CS Wong, William B. Goggins, Harry H.X. Wang, et al. Global Incidence and Mortality for Prostate Cancer: Analysis of Temporal Patterns and Trends in 36 Countries. European Urology 2016; 70: 862-874 (Impact Factor: 16.265, rank: 1/77 in Urology)
  6. Martin CS Wong, Jessica YL Ching, Victor CW Chan et al. Informed choice vs. no choice in colorectal cancer screening tests: a prospective cohort study in real-life screening practice. Am J Gastroenterol 2014; 109: 1072-1079 (5-yr Impact Factor: 10.429, rank: 6/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  7. Martin CS Wong, Jessica YL Ching, Han-mo Chiu et al. Risk of colorectal neoplasia in individuals with self-reported family history: a prospective colonoscopy study from 16 Asia-Pacific regions. Am J Gastroenterol 2016; 111:1621-1629 (5-yr Impact Factor: 10.429, rank: 6/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  8. Martin CS Wong, Jason L.W. Huang, Jacob George, Junjie Huang, Colette Leung, Mohammed Eslam, Henry L.Y. Chan, Siew C. Ng. The changing epidemiology of liver diseases in the Asia-Pacific region. Nat. Rev. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2018 (in Press) (Impact Factor: 13.678, rank: 3/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  9. Martin CS Wong, CH Chan, Jiayan Lin, Jason LW Huang, Junjie Huang, Yuan Fang, Wilson WL Cheung, CP Yu, John CT Wong, Gary Tse, Justin CY Wu, Francis KL Chan. Lower relative contribution of positive family history to colorectal cancer risk with increasing age: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 9.28 million individuals. Am J Gastroenterol 2018 (in Press) (5-yr Impact Factor: 10.429, rank: 6/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  10. Jason L W Huang, Y H Wang, Johnny Y Jiang, C P Yu, Y L Wu, P Chen, X Q Yuan, Harry H X Wang, Martin C S Wong (corresponding author). The Association between Distal Findings and Proximal Colorectal Neoplasia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Am J Gastroenterol 2017; doi: 10.1038/ajg.2017.130 (5-yr Impact Factor: 10.429, rank: 6/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  11. Thomas N.Y. Kwong, Xiansong Wang, Geicho Nakatsu, Tai Cheong Chow, Timothy Tipoe, Rudin Z.W. Dai, Kelvin K.K. Tsoi, Martin C.S. Wong, Gary Tse, Matthew T.V. Chan, Francis K.L. Chan, Siew C. Ng, Justin C.Y. Wu, William K.K. Wu, Jun Yu, Joseph J.Y. Sung. Association Between Bacteremia from Specific Microbes and Subsequent Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2018.04.028 (Impact Factor: 18.392, rank: 1/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  12. Geicho Nakatsu, Haokui Zhou, William KK Wu, Sunny H Wong, Olabisi O Coker, Zhenwei Dai, Xiangchun Li, Chun-Ho Szeto, Naoki Sugimura, Thomas YT Lam, Allen CS Yu, Xiansong Wang, Zigui Chen, Martin Chi-Sang Wong, Siew Chien Ng, Matthew T. V. Chan, Paul Kay Sheung Chan, Francis Ka Leung Chan, Joseph Jao-Yiu Sung, Jun Yu, Alterations in Enteric Virome Associate with Colorectal Cancer and Survival Outcomes. Gastroenterology 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2018.04.018 (Impact Factor: 18.392, rank: 1/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  13. Siew C Ng, James YW Lau, Francis KL Chan, Bing Yee Suen, Yee Kit Tse, Aric J Hui, En Ling Leung-Ki, Jessica YL Ching, Anthony WH Chan, Martin CS Wong, Simon SM Ng, Ka Fai To, Justin CY Wu, Joseph JY Sung. Risk of Advanced Adenomas in Siblings of Individuals with Advanced Adenomas: A Cross-sectional Study. Gastroenterology 2016;150:608-16. (Impact Factor: 18.392, rank: 1/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  14. Aric J Hui, James Y Lau, Phyllis PY Lam, Alman OM Chui, Alice SH Fan, Thomas YT Lam, Yee-kit Tse, Raymond SY Tang, Siew C Ng, Justin CY Wu, Jessica YL Ching, Martin CS Wong, Francis KL Chan, Joseph JY Sung. Comparison of Colonoscopic Performance between Medical and Nurse Endoscopists: A Non-inferiority Randomized Controlled Study in Asia. Gut 2015 Jul;64(7):1058-62 (Impact Factor: 16.658, rank: 2/79 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
  15. Martin CS Wong, John CT Wong. Risk of Primary Tumor Sidedness as a Criterion for Screening, Diagnostic Colonoscopy, and Surveillance Intervals. JAMA Oncology 2017;3:1426-1427. (Impact Factor: 16.559, rank: 8/217 in Oncology)
  16. Martin CS Wong. Health Behavioral Models to Find Reasons for Low Rates of Lung Cancer Screening by Low-Dose Computed Tomography. JAMA Oncology 2018 DOI: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2017.0493. (Impact Factor: 16.559, rank: 8/217 in Oncology)
Undergraduate teaching: MBChB Programme, BSc in Public Health Programme, BSc in Community Health Practice
Postgraduate teaching: MPH Programme, MSc in Gastroenterology
Postgraduate supervision: MPhil / PhD in Public Health