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Dr. Candy Lai Har WU (胡麗霞博士)
Assistant Professor (助理教授)
Office: 16/F, School of Nursing, Tower 2, Kowloon Commerce Centre, 51 Kwai Cheong Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories, Hong Kong
Telephone: (852) 3725 6219
 
 
 
 
 
 
Biography
Dr. Candy Wu had her general nursing and midwifery training in Hong Kong, and she was awarded Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nursing by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  She then obtained her Master of Science in Heath Education and Health Promotion from Leeds Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom, and her Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing) from the School of Nursing of University of California, San Francisco, USA.  Her enthusiasm for community and public health nursing led her to pursue a Diploma in Public Health Nursing Studies from the School of Public Health of Department of Health in Hong Kong.
 
Dr. Wu has accumulated rich clinical experience in operation theatre nursing, maternity care and community health nursing, as well as valuable experience in supervising master and doctoral nursing students.  She started her career with clinical work and then shifted her role to tertiary education by joining the School of Nursing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  She was initially a Lecturer in the University and was later promoted to Assistant Professor while devoting time and effort to nurse education.  In 2020, Dr. Wu moved to the School of Nursing at Tung Wah College.  As an Assistant Professor of the College, she has continued to pursue her passion for teaching nursing students to participate in the nursing profession and promote public health of Hong Kong community.  The research interests of Dr. Wu are obstetric nursing and community care of cardiac patients and the elderly.
 
Academic and Professional Qualifications
BSc (NUR), MSc (Heath Education & Heath Promotion), PhD, RN (HK), RM (HK)
 
Author Identifications
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0546-2653
 
Education
Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) (USA)
Master of Science in Health Education & Health Promotion, Leeds Metropolitan University (United Kingdom)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong)
 
Honours and Awards
Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Nursing, FHKAN (Education and Research) (May 2017 - Present)
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), UCSF Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship (2001 - 2002)
 
Teaching Areas
Maternity nursing
Community health care nursing
 
Research Interests
Maternity care
Elderly and community nursing
 
Funded Projects (Selected)
Effects of an aging-in-place health-social partnership program among community-dwelling older people: Randomized controlled trial.  Funded by General Research Fund, The Research Grants Council, University Grants Committee (2015 - 2016) (Co-investigator)
 
Publications (Selected)
Ng, K. C., Wu, L. H., Lam, H. Y., Lam, L. K., Nip, P.Y., Ng, C. M., Leung, K. C., & Leung, S. F. (2019). The relationships between mobile phone use and depressive symptoms, bodily pain, and daytime sleepiness in Hong Kong secondary school students. Addictive Behaviors, 101:105975. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2019.04.033 PMID: 31076240.
 
Ying, L. Y., Wu, L. H., Wu, X. L., Shu, J., & Loke, A. Y. (2018).  Endurance with partnership: A preliminary conceptual framework for couples undergoing in vitro fertilisation treatment, Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2017.1416335
 
Zhu, X. J., Wu, L. H., & Wong, F. K. Y. (2018).  Development and evaluation of a nurse-led hypertension management model: A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 77:171-178. PMID: 29100199 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.10.006.
 
Ying, L. Y. & Chen, X. M., Wu, L. H., Jing, S., Wu, X. L., & Loke, A. Y. (2017). The Partnership and Coping Enhancement Programme for couples undergoing In vitro fertilization treatment: The development of a complex intervention in China. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 34(1):99-108.
 
Ying, L. Y., Wu, L. H., & Loke, A. Y. (2016). The effects of psychosocial interventions on the mental health, pregnancy rates, and marital function of infertile couples undergoing In vitro fertilization patients: A systematic review. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 33:689-701.
 
Ying, L. Y., Wu, L. H., & Loke, A. Y. (2015). Gender differences in experiences with and adjustments to infertility: A literature review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52 (10): 1640-1652.
 
Zhu, X. J., Wong, K. Y. F., & Wu, L. H. (2014). Developing and evaluation of a nurse-led hypertension management model in a community: A pilot randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Clinical Experimental Medicine, 7(11): 4369-4377.
 
Deaton, C., Froelicher, E. S., Wu, L. H., Ho, C., Shishani, K., & Jaarsma, T. (2011). The global burden of cardiovascular Disease. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 26, 4S, 5-14.


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Mongkok Campus
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51 Kwai Cheong Road,
Kwai Chung, Hong Kong
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