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Biography

Dr Lam obtained his BSc in physiotherapy and PhD in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His clinical experience in the Hospital Authority and residential care units has driven his passion for helping older people to maintain and regain independence in daily living. Before joining the department as Assistant Professor, Dr Lam received postdoctoral training in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he involved in designing and conducting large-scale service and research programs. The program has completed comprehensive geriatric assessments and bone density measurements in over 2000 community-dwelling older people. Over 800 of the participants subsequently received fall prevention training.

Dr Lam has experience in conducting various types of study including systematic review, experimental study, cohort study, and randomized controlled trial. He frequently publishes in leading journals in his research area, including Journal of Physiotherapy, Journal of American Medical Directors Association and Osteoporosis International. His researches have received prestigious awards including the Readers’ Choice Award 2018 of the Journal of Physiotherapy and the Young Investigator Award from the International Osteoporosis Foundation in the 3rd Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting.

Dr Lam is currently a council member of the Hong Kong Osteoporosis Foundation and the Associate Editor of the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal. He is also in the International Review Board of the Journal of Physiotherapy and served in various scientific committees of local and regional conferences.

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