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Prof. Kenneth N. K. Fong is Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. He had been working as an occupational therapist in public hospitals for a couple of years before joining the university in 2005. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy (HKJOT) (indexed in SCI with 2019 Impact Factor: 0.480 and 5-year impact factor: 0.803), and honorary advisors of several organizations for people with chronic diseases and disabilities in Hong Kong. He received the Department Outstanding Teaching Award in 2011, the Department Outstanding Team Teaching Award in 2018, and the Faculty Team Teaching Award of the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences in 2010 and 2019 respectively. He has completed the supervision of/ has been supervising 7 PhDs and 5 taught doctoral students in Rehabilitation Sciences. He had been awarded in the competitive public research grants from the Research Impact Fund (RIF) and the General Research Fund (GRF) from the RGC, University Grants Committee (UGC), Hospital and Medical Research Fund (HMRF) and the Innovation and Technology Fund – Mid-stream Research Programme for Universities (ITF-MRP) from the government. In the last 7 years, his students also got overseas awards in design of assistive technology products in different occasions including the Student Innovation World Challenge, i-CREATe held in different countries in Asia.

Research interests

  • Mechanism of human performance particularly in the integration of cognitive and motor performances
  • Neurorehabilitation for clients with stroke, brain injury and dementia
  • Environmental issues & assistive technology for people with disabilities

Education/Academic qualification

Professional Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health, Hong Kong Baptist University

Professional Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Hong Kong Polytechnic

Master of Science in Health Care (Occupational Therapy), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Certificate in Child Mental Health, University of Hong Kong

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), University of Hull

Bachelor of Science (Health Studies), University of Paisley

Postgraduate Diploma in Biomechanics, University of Strathclyde


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