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Professor YOU Hoi Sze, Joyce

Professor YOU Hoi Sze, Joyce

Assistant Dean (Student Development)

Professor, School of Pharmacy

CUHK Employment
  • Assistant Dean (Student Development), Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor, School of Pharmacy


  • Health Economics
  • Decision tree and Markov modelling
  • Infectious Diseases


Education and Qualifications

PharmD (Ill.); BCPS


Research Interests
  • Health economic assessment of technologies for disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention
  • Translation of innovative healthcare interventions to cost-effective clinical practice
  • Methodology development of model-based health outcomes research


Additional information

Award & Honour

  • Teachers of The Years Award, School of Pharmacy (Year-3) Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010-11
  • Teacher of The Year Award, School of Pharmacy (All years) Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong , 2005-06
  • Pharmacotherapy Specialist (Added Qualification in Infectious Diseases), Board of Pharmacy Specialties, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, USA
  • Fellow, College of Pharmacy Practice, Hong Kong


Professional Service

  • Member, Working Group on Antimicrobial Resistance One Health Surveillance, The Government of the HKSAR
  • Member, Advisory Group on Antibiotics Stewardship in Primary Care, The Government of the HKSAR
  • Member, Expert Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance, The Government of the HKSAR
Selected Publications


  1. Jiang X, Ming MK, You JHS. The cost-effectiveness of digital health interventions on the management of cardiovascular diseases: Systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2019;21(6):e13166. doi: 10.2196/13166.
  2. Fung KP, Chan KH, Ng V, Tsui PT, You JHS. Health economic analysis of rivaroxaban and warfarin for venous thromboembolism management in Chinese patients. Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy. 2019;33(3):331-337. doi: 10.1007/s10557-019-06872-2.
  3. Mak AD, Chung VCH, Yuen SY, Tse YK, Wong SYS, Ju Y, Hung SS, Leung KC, You JHS, Lui R, Wong SH, Leung ONW, Lam LCW, Lee S, Wu JCY. Noneffectiveness of electroacupuncture for comorbid generalized anxiety disorder and irritable bowel syndrome. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2019 Mar 19. doi: 10.1111/jgh.14667.
  4. Advisory Group on Antibiotic Stewardship Programme in Primary Care, Chan AMW, Au WWY, Chao DVK, Choi K, Choi KW, Choi SMY, Chow Y, Fan CYM, Ho PL, Hui EMT, Kwong KH, Kwong BYS, Lam TP, Lam ETK, Lau KW, Lui L, Ng KHL, Wong MCS, Wong TY, Yeung CF, You JHS, Yung RWH. Antibiotic management of acute pharyngitis in primary care. Hong Kong Medical Journal. 2019 Feb;25(1):58-63. doi: 10.12809/hkmj187544.
  5. Ming WK, Yu WY, Tsang OT, Chang PK, You JHS. Economic analysis of herpes zoster in hospital setting of Hong Kong. Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 2019;99:616-617. doi: 10.2340/00015555-3118.
  6. You JHS, Ming WK, Tsang OT, Chan PK. Optimal gender-specific age for cost-effective vaccination with adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine in Chinese adults. PLoS One. 2019 Jan 4;14(1):e0210005. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210005. eCollection 2019.
  7. Fan Q, Ming WK, Yip WY, You JHS. Cost-effectiveness of bedaquiline or delamanid plus background regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in a high-income intermediate burden city of China. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2019;78:44-49.
  8. Jiang M, Leung NH, Ip M, You JHS. Cost-effectiveness analysis of ribotype-guided fecal microbiota transplantation in Chinese patients with severe Clostridium difficile infection. PLoS One. 2018 Jul 26;13(7):e0201539. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201539. eCollection 2018.
  9. You JHS, Ming WK, Lee CF, Tsang OT, Chan PK. Potential cost-effectiveness of adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine for older adults in Hong Kong. Vaccine 2018;36(31):4610-20. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.06.049.
  10. Ewig CLY, Tang KM, Leung TF, You JHS. Influenza vaccine coverage and predictive factors associated with influenza vaccine uptake among pediatric patients. American Journal of Infection Control 2018;46:1278-1283. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.04.219.