The Hong Kong Distinguished Lecture 2018


A Journey of Curiosity – Orthopaedics, Paralympics and Beyond

Guest Speaker

Dr. York Chow Yat-Ngok, GBS, SBS, MBE, JP

Dr. Chow is the Former Secretary for Food and Health, Vice-president of International Paralympics Committee and Chairman of Equal Opportunities. During his public career, he has dedicated considerable effort to improving the livelihood for disabled people in Hong Kong. As an orthopaedic surgeon by training, Dr. Chow serves a valuable role of coordinating clinical efforts with government, regulatory bodies, charitable foundations, and NGOs. Dr. Chow is now the Chief Medical Officer and Corporate Advisor of AIA Hong Kong and Macau.


26 October 2018 (Friday)


18:00 – 18:30 (Cocktail Reception)
18:30 – 19:30 (Lecture)


Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, G/F, William M.W. Mong Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Target audience



Ms Jenny Tam (2255 5085 /
Ms Tiffany Yuen (2255 5165 /

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Supported by Lap-Chee College, Jockey Club Student Village III, The University of Hong Kong