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Edmond Pui Hang CHOI
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Dr Edmond Choi is currently an assistant professor at the School of Nursing and the warden of Lee Chi Hung Hall at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He completed his Master of Philosophy degree in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care at HKU and his Doctor of Philosophy degree at the HKU School of Nursing. His research interests include sexual health, men’s health, mental health, and health-related quality of life. He has obtained several competitive research grants, including the General Research Fund and Early Career Scheme from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong. In addition, he is the author of more than 70 articles in international peer-reviewed journals and has been the associate editor of Health & Social Care in the Community and BMC Psychology since 2018.
 
Edmond teaches a wide range of courses at HKU, including research methodology, epidemiology, and global health nursing. He has developed experiential learning projects in Uganda and China. In 2020, his contributions to teaching and learning were recognised by the HKU Early Career Teaching Award, and the Faculty Teaching Medal from the LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU.

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Funding Scheme Project Title Approved Amount (HK$)
General Research Fund 2021/2022, Research Grants Council Understand technology-facilitated sexual abuse among men who have sex with men: a mixed method study 405,209
Council for the AIDS Trust Fund (Research) 2020 Developing and testing an interactive internet-based intervention to reduce sexual harm of sexualised drug use (‘chemsex’) among men who have sex with men in Hong Kong 393,712

Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2018/2019, Research Grants Council

The safe use of dating applications (apps) among men who have sex with men: developing and testing an interactive web-based intervention to reduce risky sexual behaviours

877,176

Seed Fund for Basic Research, HKU

Using social media to prevent sexualized drug use ('chemsex') among men who have sex with men: a pilot study

55,460

Seed Fund for Basic Research, HKU

A population-based study to assess the attitudes and knowledge of prostate cancer and screening in Hong Kong

93,200

Enhanced New Staff Start-up Research Grant, HKU

The unmet needs, symptoms distress and psychosocial profile of Chinese patients with prostate cancer, a prospective longitudinal study

380,000

Seed Fund for Basic Research, HKU

The burden of lower urinary tract symptoms on primary care patients: a mixed methods study

150,000

 

  • Sexual health
  • Men’s health
  • Mental health
  • Health-related quality of life
  • Health services research
  1. Wong WC, Choi EP*, Holroyd E, Ip P, Fan S, Yip PS. Impact of household composition and satisfaction with family life on self-reported sexual health outcomes of high-school students in Hong Kong. BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health. 2019 Nov 21;46(3):184-91. Available from: doi:10.1136/bmjsrh-2019-200372
  2. Choi EP*, Ho M, Smith R. What can we do for our part‐time nursing students during COVID‐19 pandemic?. Medical Education. 2020 Apr 26. Available from: doi:10.1111/medu.14196
  3. Choi EP*, Hui BP, Wan EY. Depression and anxiety in Hong Kong during COVID-19. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020 May 25;17(10):3740. Available from: doi:10.3390/ijerph17103740
  4. Choi EP, Chow EP, Wan EY, Wong WC, Wong JY, Fong DY. The safe use of dating applications among men who have sex with men: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial to evaluate an interactive web-based intervention to reduce risky sexual behaviours. BMC Public Health. 2020 May 27;20:795. Available from: doi:10.1186/s12889-020-08914-z
  5. Choi EP*, Liao Q, Soong I, Chan KK, Lee CC, Ng A, Sze WK, Tsang JW, Lee VH, Lam WW. Measurement invariance across gender and age groups, validity and reliability of the Chinese version of the short-form supportive care needs survey questionnaire (SCNS-SF34). Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2020 Feb 17;18:29. Available from: doi:10.1186/s12955-020-01289-0
  6. Choi EP*, Wan EY, Chin WY, Lam CL. Lower urinary tract symptoms and health-related quality of life in Hong Kong primary care: a cross-sectional study. Quality of Life Research. 2020 Jan 3:29(5):1311-21. Available from: doi:10.1007/s11136-019-02402-7
  7. Wong WC, Lau ST, Choi EP*, Tucker JD, Fairley CK, Saunders JM. A systematic literature review of reviews on the effectiveness of chlamydia testing. Epidemiologic Reviews. 2019 Sep 30;41(1):168-75. Available from: doi:10.1093/epirev/mxz007
  8. Choi EP*, Wong JY, Fong DY. Disparities Between HIV Testing Levels and the Self-Reported HIV-Negative Status of Sexually Active College Students. The Journal of Sex Research. 2019 Oct;56(8):1023-30. Available from: doi:10.1080/00224499.2018.1541961
  9. Choi EP*, Wan EY, Kwok JY, Chin WY, Lam CL. The mediating role of sleep quality in the association between nocturia and health-related quality of life. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2019 Dec 11;17:181. Available from: doi:10.1186/s12955-019-1251-5
  10. Choi EP*. A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Acceptability of Using a Smart Pillbox to Enhance Medication Adherence Among Primary Care Patients. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019 Oct 17;16(20):3964. Available from: doi:10.3390/ijerph16203964
  • Health and Social Care in the Community – Associate Editor
  • BMC Psychology – Associate Editor
  • Warden, Lee Chi Hung Hall, HKU
  • Associate Programme Director, Master of Science in Nursing Programme
  • President, The University of Hong Kong Nursing Alumni Association
Year Scholarship/ Award Institution, Country
2020 Faculty Teaching Medal LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
2020 Early Career Teaching Award The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
2017 Best Research Paper Award Hong Kong College of Family Physicians (HKCFP) 40th Anniversary Conference 2017
2016 YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
2016 The Best Poster Presentation Award Hong Kong Primary Care Conference, Hong Kong SAR
2016 Young Researcher Scholarships Asian Chinese Quality of Life Conference, China
2015 YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
2015 The Best Poster Award The 6th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum, Hong Kong
2015 The Best Poster Presentation Award Hong Kong Primary Care Conference, Hong Kong SAR
2014 Young Researcher Scholarships Asian Chinese Quality of Life Conference, China
2013 Poster Presentation (First Place) 2nd NUS-NUH International Nursing Conference & 18th Singapore-Malaysia Nursing Conference, Singapore
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