Milestones

  • 2016
    • Ground Breaking Ceremony of The CUHK Medical Centre
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    • Launched the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences Programme
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  • 2013
    • The naming of the Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building
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    • School of Chinese Medicine joined the Faculty of Medicine
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    • Admitted students for Asia’s first Global Physician-Leadership Stream Programme
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    • Established the State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease
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    • Opened Phase I Clinical Trial Centre
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    • Established the Joint CUHK-NTEC Clinical Research Management Office (CRMO)
  • 2012
    • CUHK Lo Kwee-Seong Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building opened
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  • 2010
    • Inaugurated the School of Biomedical Sciences
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  • 2009
    • Launched a new Bachelor of Science in Public Health Programme
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    • Merged the School of Public Health and Department of Community & Family Medicine into School of Public Health and Primary Care
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  • 2007
    • Inaugurated the new Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences and establishment of a second Li Ka Shing Professorship which with donation of HK$20 million from Li Ka Shing Foundation
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  • 2006
    • Established the State Key Laboratory in Oncology in South China
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  • 2005
    • Established Lo Kwee-Seong Research Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
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  • 2002
    • Department of Nursing was renamed the Nethersole School of Nursing
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  • 2001
    • Founded Hong Kong’s first School of Public Health and opened Postgraduate Education Centre
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  • 1995
    • Introduced Pre-registration Bachelor of Nursing Programme
  • 1992
    • Introduced Bachelor of Pharmacy programme
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  • 1991
    • Introduced Post-registration Bachelor of Nursing programme
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  • 1986
    • Conferred members of first class of students with MBChB degrees
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  • 1984
    • Prince of Wales Hospital opened and majority of the clinical teaching moved to this hospital
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  • 1983
    • Clinical teaching began at the United Christian Hospital with some classes held on the main campus of the University and at the Kowloon Hospital
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  • 1981
    • Choh-Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building completed
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    • First class of medical undergraduates (60 students) admitted
  • 1977
    • Founding Dean of Faculty of Medicine, the late Professor G H Choa, appointed
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  • 1974
    • Government and Legislative Council approved establishing a new medical school at The Chinese University of Hong Kong