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Professor CHAU Pak Chun, Janita

Professor CHAU Pak Chun, Janita

Assistant Dean (Alumni Affairs)

Professor, The Nethersole School of Nursing

CUHK Employment
  • Assistant Dean (Alumni Affairs), Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor, The Nethersole School of Nursing


Education & Qualifications

RN, BN(Hons), MPhil(CUHK), PhD


Research Interests
  • Evidence-based nursing practice
  • Teaching and learning
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Infection control
  • Health informatics
  • Promotion of public health
  • Stroke rehabilitation

Additional Information


Award & Honour

  • Vice-Chancellor Exemplary Teaching Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009
  • Master Teacher Award, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2003
  • Teacher of the Year Awards, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1999-2003; 2010-2013; 2015-2016


Academic Engagement in CUHK

  • Programme Director, Master of Nursing Science (Pre-registration) Programme
Selected Publications


  1. Minshall C, Pascoe M, Thompson D, Castle D, McCabe M, Chau JPC,… Ski C. (2019).  Psychosocial interventions for stroke survivors, carers and survivor-carer dyads: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, Jun 30:1-1 doi: 10.1080/10749357.2019.1625173.
  2. Chau JPC, Lo SHS, Lee VWY, Choi KC, Shum EWC, Hung ZSS,… Lau, A. Y. L.  (2019). Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a virtual multidisciplinary stroke care clinic for community-dwelling stroke survivors and caregivers: A randomised controlled trial protocol. BMJ Open, 9:e026500. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026500
  3. Chau JPC, Lo SHS, Yu X, Choi KC, Lau AYL, Wu JCY, Lee VWY, Cheung WHN, Ching JYL, & Thompson DR (2018). Effects of acupuncture on the recovery outcomes of stroke survivors with shoulder pain: A systematic review. Frontiers in Neurology, 9, 30. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00030
  4. Yu X, Chau JPC, & Huo L. (2018). The effectiveness of traditional Chinese medicine-based lifestyle interventions on biomedical, psychosocial, and behavioral outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review with meta-analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 80, 165−180.
  5. Lo SHS, Chang AM, & Chau JPC. (2018). Stroke self-management support improves survivors' self-efficacy and outcome expectation of self-management behaviors. Stroke, 49(3), 758−760.
  6. Chau JPC, Lo SHS, Choi KC, Chau MHK, Tong DWK, Kwong T, & Thompson DR. (2017). Factors determining the uptake of influenza vaccination among children with chronic conditions. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 36(7), e197−e202.
  7. Chau JPC, Lo SHS, Choi KC, Chan ELS, McHugh MD, Tong DW, Kwok AM, Ip WY, Lee IFK, & Lee DTF. (2015). A longitudinal examination of the association between nurse staffing levels, the practice environment and nurse-sensitive patient outcomes in hospitals. BMC Health Services Research, 15(1), 538. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-1198-0
  8. Ip LS, Chau JPC, Thompson DR, & Choi KC. (2015). An evaluation of a nurse-led comprehensive child development service program in Hong Kong. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 33(1), 88−98.
  9. Chau JPC, Lee DTF, & Lo SHS. (2012). A systematic review of methods of eye irrigation for adults and children with ocular chemical burns. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 9(3), 129−138.
  10. Chau JPC, Lee DTF, Yu DSF, Chow AYM, Yu WC, Chair SY, …, & Chick YL. (2012). A feasibility study to investigate the acceptability and potential effectiveness of a telecare service for older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 81(10), 674−682.