Building Bottom-up Health and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes
Emily Ying Yang Chan
Emily Ying Yang Chan, Associate Director and Professor, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and Centre Director, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), Hong Kong
Professor Chan received academic training from Johns Hopkins University, Harvard School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong (HKU), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Currently, she serves in CUHK as Professor and Assistant Dean at Faculty of Medicine, Associate Director at JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Director at Centre for Global Health and Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), as well as at Oxford University Nuffield Department of Medicine as Visiting Professor and in Harvard University as Senior Fellow at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Visiting Scholar at FXB Center. Professor Chan also serves as a member of Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR ASTAAG) and Co-chairperson of WHO Thematic Platform for Health Emergency & Disaster Risk Management Research Group.