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Dr Cheng is a registered occupational therapist, chartered safety and health practitioner, certified work capacity evaluator, and registered driving assessor. He received his professional training in occupational therapy at former Hong Kong Polytechnic. He got his bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety at the Curtin University and completed his MPhil and PhD in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was the recipient of Canadian Institutes of Health Research Scholarship for postgraduate training on the Work Disability Prevention CIHR Strategic Training Programme at Université de Sherbrooke and University of Toronto. Dr Cheng is the President of the Hong Kong Ergonomics Society, Treasurer of the Chinese Association of Ergonomics Societies, and council member of the International Ergonomics Association. Prior to joining the Department, he worked as an occupational therapist in public hospitals and then ran his own private rehabilitation centres. He has extensive experience in hand rehabilitation and medico-legal evaluation for work-injured cases. Dr. Cheng’s research interests are in the prevention and management of work disability, cancer-related cognitive impairment, and supportive care in cancer survivors particularly in the area of self-management of late effect of cancer treatment and return to work of cancer survivors.

Research interests

  • Hand and occupational rehabilitation
  • Driver assessment and rehabilitation
  • Ergonomics and work-related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Cancer survivorship

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Science in Health and Safety, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia

Professional Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Hong Kong Polytechnic

Master of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Doctor of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

External positions

Associate Editor, Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation

2019 → …

Academic Editor, Occupational Therapy International

2019 → …

Visiting Professor, School of Rehabilitation Medicine, Nanjing Medical University

2019 → …

Grant Review Board Member, Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau

2018 → …

Vice Chairperson, Hong Kong Occupational Therapy Association

2018 → …

Associate Editor, American Journal of Occupational Therapy

2016 → …

Council Member, International Ergonomics Association

2016 → …

Treasurer, Chinese Association of Ergonomics Societies

2014 → …

OT Board Member, Occupational Therapy Board, Hong Kong


Research Fellow, The Hong Kong Police College

2014 → …

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation

2011 → …

Council Member, Hong Kong Ergonomics Society

2010 → …


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