Professor Joseph J.Y. Sung is the seventh Vice-Chancellor and President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Professor Sung is a renowned scientist in gastroenterology and was appointed Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine in November 2007 in recognition of his significant contributions to the prevention and early diagnosis of gastroenterology cancers. His research interests include intestinal bleeding, Helicobacter Pylori, peptic ulcer, hepatitis B, and colorectal cancer. He has published over 680 full scientific articles in leading journals, edited or authored more than 15 books, and also refereed for more than 15 prestigious journals.
His contributions to the advancement of medical sciences and academic development have been recognized with awards such as the Distinguished Award for Fighting SARS and Cheung Kong Achievement Award. (2004/2005)Homepage of Professor Joseph SUNG Jao Yiu