Prof. Tai-fai Fok
Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President
Choh-Ming Li Professor of Paediatrics
Prof. Tai-fai Fok is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Paediatrics of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained his MBBS from The University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 1975 and his MD from CUHK in 1997. A paediatrician by training, his research interests include newborn care, especially the prevention and management of respiratory conditions, newborn infection, newborn growth, and medical education. Prof. Fok is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of medical professionals. He has served in the paediatric and neonatal units at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Queen Mary Hospital, Tsan Yuk Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, the John Radcliffe Hospital at the University of Oxford in UK, and the McMaster University Medical Centre in Canada. After joining CUHK in 1984, he served as Chairman of the Department of Paediatrics (1995-2004) and Dean of Medicine (2004-2012). Prof. Fok is a medical veteran with broad experience from governmental and non-governmental organisations. He is currently an Honorary Consultant in Paediatrics at the Hong Kong Hospital Authority (New Territories East Cluster), Chairman of the Preliminary Investigation Committee of the Medical Council of Hong Kong, and a member of the Hospital Governing Committee of the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital.