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Dr. Yeung obtained his Bachelor in Chinese Medicine and Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) at the Hong Kong Baptist University and registered as a Chinese Medicine Practitioner in 2004. He left the Chinese Medicine Clinics of Hong Kong Baptist University and pursued research training in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Hong Kong in 2005. He was conferred a Ph.D. degree in 2010 and worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the same year. In 2014, he joined the School of Chinese Medicine at the University of Hong Kong as a Research Assistant Professor. Dr. Yeung is now an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  


Dr. Yeung’s research focuses on evaluating traditional Chinese medicine interventions for sleep and mood disorders using randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews. In addition, he has been focusing on using acupuncture, acupressure, and other self-help interventions for symptom management.

Dr. Yeung is now leading several projects that provide opportunities for postgraduate research studies. If you are determined to pursue Ph.D. studies, you may contact Dr. Yeung to discuss the possibility.


Research interests

  • Insomnia
  • Sleep and mood disorders
  • Acupuncture/ Acupressure
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Chinese Medicine and Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science, Hong Kong Baptist University

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong


  • RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • sleep
  • pain
  • R Medicine (General)
  • Acupuncture
  • Chinese Medicine
  • Acupressure


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