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Prizes & Awards
The following students/graduates received prizes and/or awards in the academic year 2015-16:

Chan Kai Ming Prize
CHAN Wing Si, BDS V

David Atkins Memorial Prize
WU Felix Ho Won, BDS I

Dental 85 Prize in Elective Studies
CHEUNG Hiu Ching, BDS V
CHU Ryan Julian Dick Hei, BDS V
FUNG Ka Wing Karen, BDS V
WAH Yat Shing Jonathan, BDS V

Dr. Wong Min Sam Prize in Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
AU Kar Yan, BDS V
CHUNG Cho Kiu, BDS V

Fearnhead Prize
GOH Hui Ying, BDS II
WANG Wing Nga, BDS II

Frank White Memorial Prize in Anatomy
YU Yuk Lam, BDS II

Henk Tideman Scholarships in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
CHU King Yin, 5-year BDS IV
KEUNG Chun Yin, 5-year BDS IV

HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund and HKU Foundation Entrance Scholarships
LEUNG Lok Hang, BDS I

HKU Foundation Entrance Scholarships
AU YEUNG Sin Yi, BDS I
CHAN Suet Ying, BDSI
CHAN Yuk Ching, BDSI
CHENG Yu Hin, BDSI
CHEUNG Venetia, BDSI
CHEUNG Yik Hoi, BDSI
CHIE Claudia Tsz Tung, BDSI
FONG Man Man, BDSI
KONG Tat Yui, BDSI
KWOK Felice Yan Wah, BDSI
KWOK Tsz Chun, BDSI
LAM Pui Yi, BDSI
LAU Katherine, BDSI
LEUNG Chun Tao Darren, BDSI
LEUNG Yuen Ying, BDSI
LI Tsz Choi Alvin, BDSI
LIE Sally Valencia, BDSI
LOOK Ada Hay Tung, BDSI
MAK Yu Hei, BDSI
NG Pui Yi, BDSI
TSANG Man Wai , BDSI
TUNG Sin Ting, BDSI
WONG Chung Man, BDSI
WONG Hoi Shuen, BDSI
WONG Ka Yee, BDSI
WU Felix Ho Won, BDSI
YUEN Cheng Man, BDSI

Ho Fook Prize
WU Felix Ho Won, BDS I

Ho Ping Kwan Prize in Oral Rehabilitation
CHAN Ka Yau, BDS V

Hong Kong Dental Association Continuing Education Prize
AU Kar Yan, BDS V

Hong Kong Dental Association Scholarships
WONG Chun Lung, BDS V
WONG Ka Fai, BDS V

Hong Kong Society for Sedation and Anaesthesia in Dentistry Prize
CHAN Ming Chak Calvin, BDS V

Hong Kong University Alumni Prizes
LO Hau Yu Teresa, 5-year BDS IV

Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award
Yon Jun Yu, 6-year BDS IV

Mary Sun Medical Scholarships
KUNG Choi Ka, BDS III
LAW Ka Wing, BDS II
LIN Yee Shan, BDS III
LIU Yuen Ting, BDS II
WANG Wing Nga, BDS II
YEUNG Kai Chung, 5-year BDS IV
YU Yuk Lam, BDS II
YUEN Chee Yiu Matthew, BDS III
YUEN Kin Hong, BDS III

Niklaus Lang Award
KWOK Vivian Yee Ting, 6-year BDS IV

Noel Chau Scholarships
CHU Samantha, BDS II

Oral-B Prize in Community Oral Health
BDS Group 4a.4
CHEUNG Hoi Ting, 5-year BDS IV
HUI Wai Chung Leon, 5-year BDS IV
LAM Hei Wai, 5-year BDS IV
LAM Min Ying, 5-year BDS IV
LEE Yan Yan, 5-year BDS IV
LIN Ka Kit, 5-year BDS IV
MAK Hiu Yan Natalie, 5-year BDS IV
WONG Wai Hei, 5-year BDS IV

Oral-B Prize in Periodontology
FUNG Ka Wing Karen, BDS V

Reaching Out Award
AU Kar Yan, BDS V
CHAN Ka Yau, BDS V
CHAN Ming Chak Calvin, BDS V
CHAN Wing Kiu, BDS V
CHENG Cheuk Hin, BDS V
CHEUNG Hiu Ching, BDS V
CHEUNG Kwan Pui, BDS V
CHEUNG Wing Yin, BDS V
CHUNG Sze Man, BDS V
FUNG Ka Wing Karen, BDS V
KI Chun Wah Matthew, BDS V
KWAN Pui Hang Stephen, BDS V
LAI Chi Fung, BDS V
LAM Pok Man, BDS V
LAM Pui Ying Phoebe, BDS V
LAU Michelle Tsz Wing, BDS V
LEE Kit, BDS V
LEUNG Ki Ki Jessica, BDS V
LEUNG Yat Fung, BDS V
MA Yuen Yee, BDS V
TAM Yim Ha, BDS V
WONG Ka Fai, BDS V
WONG Pak Sing, BDS V
WONG Wing Kin, BDS V
YAU Kar Yin, BDS V
YUNG Chun Yuen, BDS V

Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarships
LEE Oi Yan Sera, BDS III
WONG Hoi Shuen, BDS I

Stephen H Y Wei Award in Paediatric Dentistry
CHEUNG Ka Yan, BDS V
LAM Pui Ying Phoebe, BDS V
LEUNG Yat Fung, BDS V
WONG Ka Fai, BDS V

Talent Development Scholarship under the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund
CHAN Yu Tung, BDS III
CHOW Kar Yee Jenny, BDS III
LIANG Betty, BDS V
SUNG Nicholas David, BDS II
YUEN Kin Hong, BDS III

To Wai-Ting Scholarship
CHU Samantha, BDS II

The Colgate Prize for Community Oral Health
BDS Group 4a.2
CHEUNG Hilton Jay, 5-year BDS IV
CHOI Wai Yin, 5-year BDS IV
HUNG Chun Kit, 5-year BDS IV
KEUNG Chun Yin, 5-year BDS IV
LAM Wing Kei, 5-year BDS IV
LEUNG Ho Yee Joey, 5-year BDS IV
LIU Chi Hang, 5-year BDS IV
TAM Kei Shun, 5-year BDS IV
TSUI Hoi Ting, 5-year BDS IV
WONG Ka Chun, 5-year BDS IV

The Hong Kong Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry Award
ONG Yi Farn, MDS(Perio)

The PPDH Board of Governors Prize
WONG Ka Fai, BDS V

The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) Prize
YUNG Chun Yuen, BDS V

University of Hong Kong Dental Alumni Association Prize
BDS Group 4a.1
CHAN David Hing Chuen, 5-year BDS IV
CHAN Tin Yee, 5-year BDS IV
CHEUNG Scot, 5-year BDS IV
HO Cheuk Yin, 5-year BDS IV
LAI Yan Ki Carmen, 5-year BDS IV
LEE Chun Yin, 5-year BDS IV
LEE Sau Wai, 5-year BDS IV
MAK Yi Chun, 5-year BDS IV
SO Yat Cheong, 5-year BDS IV
WONG Dai Cheung Jonathan, 5-year BDS IV

University of Hong Kong Dental Alumni Association Prize in General Dentistry
CHAN Wing Si, BDS V
WAN Pui Shan, BDS V
The following staff and students received presentation awards in the HKU Faculty of Dentistry’s 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting held in the Prince Philip Dental Hospital on 16 December 2016:

Awards for the Three Minute Thesis Competition
Session A: Public Health and Healthy Ageing Research Group
Ms SUEN Po Chu Rita won the Best Presentation Award for her Three Minute Thesis presentation titled “Oral Health of Hong Kong Institutionalized Adults With Intellectual Disability”.
Ms LI Lingwei won the Audience Choice Award for her Three Minute Thesis presentation titled “Anthropometric Measurements and Periodontal Diseases in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”.

Session B: Biomedical and Tissue Engineering & Infection and Immunity Research Groups
Mr QIAO Wei won the Best Presentation Award for his Three Minute Thesis presentation titled “Solubility of Hydroxyapatite by Large-angle Scattering-based Solid Titration”.
Ms LI Xuan won the Audience Choice Award for her Three Minute Thesis presentation titled “Cellular Uptake, Release and Formation of an Epithelial ‘Nanocoating-like Barrier’ with Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles”.

Awards for the Oral Presentation
Dr GAO Xaoli won the Best Presentation Award (Staff) for her oral presentation titled “Association Between Oral Health and Upper Respiratory Infection Among Children”.
Dr LEE Tsz Ying Crystal won the Best Presentation Award (Student) for her oral presentation titled “Neuroprotective and Analgesic Properties of Melatonin: Preliminary Results of a Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial”.
IADR2016_ProfLo_Award Prof Edward CM Lo (Chair Professor of Dental Public Health) has received the IADR (International Association for Dental Research) Distinguished Scientist Award in Geriatric Oral Research at the Opening Ceremony of the 94th IADR General Session held in Seoul, Korea, in June 2016.​
Dr. C.F. Zhang (Clinical Associate Professor in Endodontics) has received the 2016 Research Output Prize.
Dr WL Dissanayaka, Zhu Lifang, Dr Ken M. Hargreaves, Professor Jin Lijian and Dr Zhang Chengfei had received the 2016 IADR/AADR William J.Gies Award in the Biomaterials and Bioengineering Research Category for the paper "Scaffold-free Prevascularized Microtissue Spheroids for Pulp Regeneration".
Dr Michael Botelho (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation) has won the Teaching Innovation Award 2015.
Dr Yang Yanqi (Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthodontics) has received the Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award 2015.
Dr Wong Hai Ming and team members – Dr Jayakumar Jayaraman, Ms Li Lingwei, Mr Pei Tao, Ms Sun Ling, Mr Wen Yifeng, Ms Phoebe Lam Pui Ying, Ms Cheung Ka Yan, Mr Lee Kit and Mr Wong Ka Fai – have won both the Knowledge Exchange Excellence Award and the Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2015 for the KE project “Dental Development: An Aid to Give Identities and to Inform General Health”.
Dr Cao Ying, Dr May Mei Lei, Professor Li Quanli, Professor Edward Lo Chin Man and Dr Chu Chun Hung have received the Research Output Prize 2015 for the study “Agarose Hydrogel Biomimetic Mineralization Model for the Regeneration of Enamel Prismlike Tissue”, published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6, 1 (2014), 410-420.
The following students/graduates received prizes and/or awards in the academic year 2014-15:
  • Chan Kai Ming Prize
    CHAN Ming Ho, BDS V
    LEUNG Wing Ki, BDS V
  • Chater Memorial Scholarships
    TSE Cheuk Lam, BDS V
  • David Atkins Memorial Prize
    LAW Ka Wing, BDS II
  • Dental 85 Prize in Elective Studies
    CHEUNG Ngai Yu Iris, BDS V
    CHING Anthony Siu Fai, BDS V
  • Dr. Wong Min Sam Prize in Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
    CHAN Ming Ho, BDS V
    WANG Chon Pei, BDS V
  • Eliot Hall Memorial Scholarship
    LIU Chi Hei, BDS V
  • Fearnhead Prize
    YUEN Chee Yiu Matthew, BDS II
  • Frank White Memorial Prize in Anatomy
    WONG Yuk Ting Mildred, BDS III
  • Henk Tideman Scholarships in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    WONG Ka Fai, BDS IV
    YUNG Chun Yuen, BDS IV
  • Ho Fook Prize
    CHU Samantha, BDS I
  • Ho Ping Kwan Prize in Oral Rehabilitation
    HUNG Cheuk Yiu Cherrie, BDS V
  • Hong Kong Dental Association Continuing Education Prize
    MO Chun Kit, BDS V
  • Hong Kong Dental Association Scholarships
    CHAN Yung Dick, BDS V
    LIU Chi Hei, BDS V
  • Hong Kong Society for Sedation and Anaesthesia in Dentistry Prize
    CHAN Kay Shuen, BDS V
    CHAN Yung Dick, BDS V
    HOO Chi Mun Eileen, BDS V
    YU Chi Shing, BDS V
  • Kam Ngan Stock Exchange Scholarship
    LIN Yee Shan, BDS II
  • Li Po Chun Scholarships
    CHU Samantha, BDS I
  • Mary Sun Medical Scholarships
    CHAN Yung Dick, BDS V
    LIU Chi Hei, BDS V
    SO Yat Cheong, 5-year BDS III
    TSE Cheuk Lam, BDS V
    YEUNG Kai Chung, 5-year BDS III
  • Noel Chau Scholarships
    LIU Chi Hei, BDS V
  • Oral-B Prize in Community Oral Health
    BDS Group 4.5
    CHAN Ngo Yin John, BDS IV
    CHAN Wing Si, BDS IV
    CHUNG Cho Kiu, BDS IV
    LAM Pok Man, BDS IV
    LAU Michelle Tsz Wing, BDS IV
    LEE Kit, BDS IV
    NG Ching Kiu Romaine, BDS IV
    NG Tsz Wing, BDS IV
    WONG Pak Sing, BDS IV
  • Oral-B Prize in Periodontology
    HUNG Cheuk Yiu Cherrie, BDS V
  • Reaching Out Award under the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund
    CHAU Man Ho Jimmy, BDS V
    CHEUNG Ngai Yu Iris, BDS V
    LEUNG Wing Ki, BDS V
    MAN Wing Ho, BDS V
    TSE Cheuk Lam, BDS V
    WAN Chi Ching Joan, BDS V
    REN Chong, PhD II
  • Robert H.N. Ho Scholarships
    CHEN See Nok Tiffany, BDS I
  • Talent Development Scholarship under the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund
    KWOK Vivian Yee Ting, 6-year BDS III
  • The Colgate Prize for Community Oral Health
    BDS Group 4.3
    CHAN Ming Chak Calvin, BDS IV
    CHEUNG Ka Yan, BDS IV
    CHU Dora, BDS IV
    HUI Ka Fung, BDS IV
    KWOK Ming Hung, BDS IV
    LAM Pui Ying Phoebe, BDS IV
    MA Yuen Yee, BDS IV
    SHIH Enoch John, BDS IV
    TANG Chun Lok, BDS IV
    WONG Ka Fai , BDS IV
  • The Hong Kong Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry Award
    TSE Yuen Kwan, MDS(Perio)
  • The PPDH Board of Governors Prize
    CHAN Yung Dick, BDS V
  • The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) Prize
    LEE Hiu Hung , BDS V
    TSE Cheuk Lam, BDS V
  • University of Hong Kong Dental Alumni Association Prize
    BDS Group 4.1
    AU Kar Yan, BDS IV
    CHEUNG Hiu Ching, BDS IV
    CHUNG Sze Man, BDS IV
    LAI Chi Fung, BDS IV
    LEUNG Ki Ki Jessica, BDS IV
    LEUNG Yat Fung, BDS IV
    NG Yuk Chun, BDS IV
    WAH Yat Shing Jonathan, BDS IV
    WONG Chun Lung, BDS IV
  • University of Hong Kong Dental Alumni Association Prize in General Dentistry
    CHAN Ming Ho, BDS V
    LEE Min Long, BDS V
Dr Mike Leung, Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, had won the Best Presentation Award (Staff) at the 2015 Faculty Annual Scientific Meeting held on December 11, 2015.
Dr LI Peng and Dr TSUI Wai kin had won the Best Presentation Award (Student) at the 2015 Faculty Annual Scientific Meeting held on December 11, 2015
Qiao Wei, PhD candidate in Dental Materials Science, had won the Best Student Award for his poster presentation entitled "Fluoride and carbonate co-incorporated porcine bone derived biological apatite stimulates osteogenesis in vitro via WNT/beta-catenin pathway" at the 15th Asian BioCeramics Symposium held in Tokyo during 9-11 December 2015.
The entry “Gold Particles Stained Human Dentine Collagen” , created by Dr Lei Mei with Dr CH Chu, Clinical Associate Professor in Community and Family Dentistry (PI), has won the Merit Award in the Scientific Imaging Competition organized by Centre for Reproduction, Development and Growth (CRDG) under the category of Electron Microscopy.
Professor Jukka Matinlinna has been awarded fellowship by the Academy of Dental Materials (ADM) at the annual meeting held on Maui, Hawaii in Oct 2015. Founded in 1941, ADM was a consortium of dental professionals who were interested in the development and application of raw materials to dental care.
Dr Gloria HM WONG, Clinical Associate Professor in Paediatric Dentistry, and team members Jayakumar Jayaraman, Lingwei Li, Tao Pei, Ling Sun, Yifeng Wen, Phoebe Lam, Ka Yan Cheung, Kit Lee and Ka Fai Wong, had won Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Award 2015 for their project "Dental Development: An aid to give identities and to inform general health". The Faculty KE Awards were introduced in order to recognize each Faculty’s outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organizations.
Dr Michael Botelho, Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation, has been honoured with The University Grants Committee (UGC) Teaching Award 2015. The Award was launched in 2011 to honour academics in the UGC-funded institutions for their outstanding performance and achievements, as well as their leadership in and scholarly contributions to teaching and learning within and across institutions.
Dr Michael Botelho (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation), had received the ADEE (Association for Dental Education in Europe) Excellence in Dental Education Award for 2015 in Szeged, Hungary. The ADEE Dental Educators Awards programme encourages good practice in the provision of high quality dental learning and teaching in Europe.
Dr CH Chu (Clinical Associate Professor in Community and Family Dentistry), earned the prestigious Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition in San Francisco, where the AGD annual meeting took place during June 18 to 21, 2015. To receive this recognition, recipients must complete at least 1,600 hours of continuing education and perform at least 100 hours of dental-related community or volunteer service.
Dr Edmond HN Pow (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation ) has been awarded the 2014 Judson C. Hickey Scientific Writing Award in the Dental Technique Category for his article entitled “Management of excessive movable tissue: A modified impression technique”. The article, which Dr Pow co-authored with Dr Michael Shum, was published in the August 2014 issue of The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. It advocates the use of a modified impression technique to overcome the problem of excessive movable tissues for fabrication of maxillary complete denture.
Dr Jukka Matinlinna (Associate Professor in Dental Materials Science) has won the Faculty Outstanding Teacher Award 2014. The award was handed on 30 March 2015. His main aim has been connecting non-clinical and preclinical learning seamlessly to the clinical curriculum. Dr Matinlinna has devotedly facilitated problem-based learning by organizing intensive student-teacher discourse, and using Facebook as a learning platform. Moreover, he has created Master of Science in Dental Materials Science, MSc(DMS), course in 2009 which is a one-year full-time non-clinical postgraduate programme, and this programme was recently assessed as one of the best performing programmes at the Faculty.
Dr Tian Tian (PhD student in Dental Materials Science) has won an International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Student Research Fellowship Award in Prosthodontic Research, awarded in Boston, USA, March 13, 2015 for her research titled "Evaluation of bonding durability between CAD/CAM ceramic and resin cement". Her primary supervisor is Dr Jukka Pekka Matinlinna (Associate Professor in Dental Materials Science), her co-supervisor are Dr James KH Tsoi (Assistant Professor in Dental Materials Science) and Professor Michael Burrow (University of Melbourne, Australia).
Dr Nikos Mattheos (Clinical Associate Professor in Implant Dentistry) was awarded the 1st prize in the poster competition at the International Implantology Symposium 2015, Bangkok, in February 2015. His research poster titled "Micromorphological differences of the implant-abutment junction between original and 'compatible' abutments", was co-authored with Dr Ma Li, Dr George Fokas and Dr Martin Janda.
Dr Sarah SW Wong (Postdoctoral Fellow in Oral Microbiomics) has been awarded a L'Oreal Research Scholarship from the HKU-Pasteur Research Centre to intern at the Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, from mid-April to mid-July 2015.
Dr Michael Botelho (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation) has won an HKU Outstanding Teaching Award 2014. He will receive the prize at the HKU Award Presentation Ceremony for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Knowledge Exchange 2014, on Monday, 30 March 2015. His name will also be posted for a period of 5 years on the Teaching Excellence Awards Honour Board in the HKU Main Library.
Dr Savoldi Fabio (1st-year PhD student) has won a Hong Kong PhD Fellowship 2014-15 and Miss Aifang Han (1st-year PhD student) has won a Lee Shau Kee Postgraduate Fellowship 2014-15. Both are researching into dental materials science, under primary supervisor Dr James KH Tsoi (Assistant Professor in Dental Materials Science) and co-supervisor Dr Jukka Matinlinna (Associate Professor in Dental Materials Science).
The following students/graduates received prizes and/or awards in the academic year 2013-14:
  • Chan Kai Ming Prize
    LIU Mei Yan, BDS graduate
  • Chater Memorial Scholarships
    TSE Cheuk Lam, BDS V
  • David Atkins Memorial Prize
    YUEN Chee Yiu Matthew, BDS II
  • Dental 85 Prize in Elective Studies          
    AU Shun Wai Wilson, BDS graduate
    CHING Yuen Lok Loretta, BDS graduate
    LUI TAM Judith, BDS graduate
  • Dr. Wong Min Sam Prize in Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
    LAM Yee Lok, BDS graduate
  • Eliot Hall Memorial Scholarship              
    LIU Chi Hei, BDS V
  • Fearnhead Prize              
    YEUNG Kai Chung, 5-year BDS III
    PANG Si Ling, 6-year BDS III
  • GlaxoSmithKline Prize in Periodontology
    FOK Melissa Rachel, BDS graduate
  • Henk Tideman Scholarships in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    CHAN Kay Shuen, BDS V
    LIU Chi Hei, BDS V
  • HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund
    CHEUNG Yi Lok Elok, BDS II
    CHIU Pui Ching Rainbow, BDS II
    FAN Hei Nok Jocelyn, BDS II
    KWAN Devin Chun Yue, BDS II
    MAN Chin Wing Vanessa, BDS II
    ONSIONG Kimberlee Sheryll Lee Siu Hua, BDS II
  • HKU Foundation Scholarships for Outstanding International Students  
    PANG Si Ling, 6-year BDS III
  • HKU Foundation Scholarships for Outstanding International Students  
    LEW Ken Jean, 6-year BDS III
    LOO Lynton Edviano, 6-year BDS III
    PANG Si Ling, 6-year BDS III
  • HKU Foundation Scholarships for Outstanding Mainland Students
    ZHANG Xiaojing, BDS graduate
    PU Jingya, 6-year BDS III
  • HKU Foundation Scholarships for Outstanding Students
    CHIU Hilton Hiu Chun, 6-year BDS III
    WONG Jasmine, 6-year BDS III
    CHAN Chi Yan, BDS II
    CHAN Kin Wah, BDS II
    CHENG Shu Ting, BDS II
    CHENG Wai Chi, BDS II
    CHEUNG Wing Yan, BDS II
    FAN Hei Nok Jocelyn, BDS II
    HO Kwun Yin, BDS II
    HO Lik Kwan, BDS II
    HUNG Yuen Man, BDS II
    KUNG Choi Ka, BDS II
    LAI Ka Fai, BDS II
    LAM Kwong Chuen, BDS II
    LAU Chi Yan, BDS II
    LAU Tsoi Yan, BDS II
    LEE Catherine Ka-wing, BDS II
    LEE Oi Yan Sera, BDS II
    LEUNG Kwan Yu, BDS II
    LEUNG Tsun Sun, BDS II
    LEUNG Wing Tung, BDS II
    LI Ching Ki, BDS II
    NG Ching Ting, BDS II
    NG Wing Yau, BDS II
    SO Natalie Si Wing, BDS II
    TANG Ka Hei, BDS II
    TSE Kim Wing, BDS II
    WONG Hey Ching, BDS II
    WONG Kin, BDS II
    WONG Siu Hin, BDS II
    WONG Sz Ching, BDS II
    WONG Yan Ting, BDS II
    WONG Yuk Ting, BDS II
    YUEN Chee Yiu Matthew, BDS II
    YUEN Ki Hin, BDS II
    YUEN Kin Hong, BDS II
    SO Chi Chung, BDS I
  • Ho Fook Prize
    YUEN Kin Hong, BDS II
  • Ho Ping Kwan Prize in Oral Rehabilitation
    LAM Yee Lok, BDS graduate
  • Hong Kong Dental Association Continuing Education Prize         
    FOK Melissa Rachel, BDS graduate
  • Hong Kong Dental Association Scholarships
    MOK Yuen On, BDS graduate
    WONG Ling Man, BDS graduate
  • Hong Kong Society for Sedation and Anaesthesia in Dentistry Prize
    LI Tsz Yan, BDS graduate
  • Hong Kong University Alumni Prizes     
    PEK Xin Yi Jocelyn, BDS V
  • HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship    
    YEUNG Kai Chung, 5-year BDS III
  • Kam Ngan Stock Exchange Scholarship
    LIN Yee Shan, BDS II
  • Koo Shui Ting Memorial Scholarships
    LAI Chi Fung, BDS IV
  • Li Po Chun Scholarships
    LIN Yee Shan, BDS II
  • Mary Sun Medical Scholarships               
    CHAN Ying Yee, BDS graduate
    FOK Melissa Rachel, BDS graduate
    CHAN Yung Dick, BDS V
    LIU Chi Hei, BDS V
    TSE Cheuk Lam, BDS V
    LAI Chi Fung, BDS IV
    LIANG Betty, BDS IV
    WU On Ki, BDS IV
  • Mok Kon Sang Donor Scholarship            
    CHAN Ying Yee, BDS graduate
  • Oral-B Prize in Community Oral Health
    BDS Group 5.5
    LAI Hiu Yeung, BDS V
    MAN Wing Ho, BDS V
    MO Chun Kit, BDS V
    ONG Hwee Hsia, BDS V
    POON On Kei Angela, BDS V
    TAM Ching Yan, BDS V
    TSE Kwan Lok, BDS V
    WAN Chi Ching Joan, BDS V
    YIP Karissa Joyce, BDS V
  • Oral-B Prize in Periodontology
    TSE Wai Ling, BDS graduate
  • Philip K H Wong Foundation Scholarships
    LAW Xuan Jiuan, BDS graduate
  • Reaching Out Award under the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund
    LI Minjie, PhD I
    CHAN Yat Him, BDS graduate
    CHING Yuen Lok Loretta, BDS graduate
    LAM On Tai, BDS graduate
    LAM Yee Lok, BDS graduate
    LI Sze Tung, BDS graduate
    LI Tsz Yan, BDS graduate
    LUI TAM Judith, BDS graduate
    TSE Shuk Kwan Christine, BDS graduate
    TSE Wai Ling, BDS graduate
    YIP Ka Chun, BDS graduate
    YUNG Kai Hay Kenneth, BDS graduate
    KUNG Choi Ka, BDS II
  • Tang Pak Kau Scholarships
    LIN Yee Shan, BDS II
  • Targeted Scholarship Scheme under the HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund
    PANG Si Ling, 6-year BDS III
  • The Colgate Prize for Community Oral Health   
    BDS Group 5.3
    CHAN Yung Dick, BDS V
    CHOI Yuen Chee Jessica, BDS V
    HO Ka Leong, BDS V
    KUEH Sharon Ling Ling, BDS V
    LAI Chin Hung Gentle, BDS V
    LEE Hiu Hung, BDS V
    LEE Pei Yi Nicole Ann, BDS V
    LIU Chi Hei, BDS V
    NG Yin Leung Nicholas, BDS V
  • The HKU Foundation Scholarship
    MOK Yuen On, BDS graduate
  • The Hong Kong Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (HKSPID) Award
    LAM Wai Fung, MDS(Perio) graduate
  • The PPDH Board of Governors Prize      
    TSE Wai Ling, BDS graduate
  • The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) Prize
    LAM Yee Lok, BDS graduate
  • To Wai-Ting Scholarship
    YEUNG Kai Chung, 5-year BDS III
  • University of Hong Kong Dental Alumni Association Prize in Community Oral Health
    BDS Group 5.6
    CHOI Kin Wang Kelvin, BDS V
    LAM Sze Man, BDS V
    LEE Min Long, BDS V
    LEUNG Wing Ki, BDS V
    TAM Sophia Jacqueline, BDS V
    WAN Hoi Suen, BDS V
    WANG Chon Pei, BDS V
    WU Wing Kei, BDS V
    YIU Chi Wai, BDS V
  • University of Hong Kong Dental Alumni Association Prize in General Dentistry
    KO Sze Ki, BDS graduate
    LAM Yee Lok, BDS graduate
Prof W Keung Leung (Clinical Professor in Periodontology) has been named one of the HKU Scholars in the Top 1%, 2014, according to Essential Science Indicators (http://hub.hku.hk/local/top1pc/top1pc.jsp).
Dr Gloria HM Wong (Clinical Assistant Professor in Paediatric Dentistry), as Faculty advisor, has been awarded a grant of HK$20,000 from the HKU SERVICE 100 Fund (incorporating the Student KE Project Grant) to conduct the extracurricular service project "Aiding age estimation for orphans in Guangxi, mainland China", from 6 April 2015 to 30 October 2015. The student members of the project team are project leader Phoebe PY Lam (BDSIV) and team members Ka-yan Cheung (BDSIV), Kit Lee (BDSIV), and Ka-fai Wong (BDSIV). The partner organisation is Home of Fountainhead, a Christian development organisation that helps abandoned girls.
Dr Mike YY Leung (Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) won the Second Prize in Oral Presentation at the 11th Asian Congress on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Xian, China, 22-25 August 2014. The research he presented was titled "Root migration and morbidities after coronectomy of lower third molar: A 5-year prospective study", which was co-authored with Prof Lim K Cheung (Honorary Clinical Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery).
Ms Christina WK Chan (BDSIV student; supervisor, Prof Edward CM Lo) won the Joseph Lister Award at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research, Southeast Asian Division, held in Kuching, Malaysia, from 11 to 14 August 2014, for her poster presentation titled "In vitro cariogenicity of isomaltulose on human tooth under multi-species biofilm". Her co-presenters were Miss PYP Lam (BDSIV student), Miss FJY Zhan (PhD student in Dental Public Health), and Prof Edward CM Lo.
Dr Chun-hung Chu (Clinical Associate Professor in Community and Family Dentistry), as team leader, has been awarded a grant of HK$100,000 from the HKU Knowledge Exchange Fund 2014/15 to conduct the Impact Project "Empowering a non-governmental non-profit organization to deliver primary oral care to Tung Chung citizens" with Dr Mike YY Leung (Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), Dr Dominic KL Ho (Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontology), Dr Lei Mei (Postdoctoral Fellow in Oral Diagnosis & Polyclinics), and Drs Amy WY Wong and Cissy SC Tsang (University Health Service). The external KE partners in this project are Project Concern Hong Kong and Colgate-Palmolive (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Dr Gillian HM Lee (Clinical Assistant Professor in Paediatric Dentistry), as team leader, has been awarded a grant of HK$70,000 from the HKU Knowledge Exchange Fund 2014/15 to conduct the Impact Project "Promoting oral health and preventing tooth decay in nursery children" with Prof Colman McGrath (Clinical Professor in Dental Public Health) and Prof Cynthia KY Yiu (Clinical Professor in Paediatric Dentistry). The external KE partner in this project is the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals.
Prof Thomas Flemmig, HKU Dean of Dentistry from 1 July 2014, has been named by the HKSAR Chief Executive as the Director of the Prince Philip Dental Hospital, Hong Kong, from 1 July 2014.
The following students have won industry internship/placement scholarships:
  • Internships with Colgate: Miss Jessica KY Yau (BDSIII), Mr Jonathan DC Wong (BDSIIa)
  • Internships with Oral B: Miss Teresa HY Lo (BDSIIa), Miss Rina SY Chan (BDSIIb)
  • Internships with Johnson & Johnson: Mr Keith HW Yim (BDSIV), Miss Crystal PY Mak (BDSIIb)
  • Internships with GlaxoSmithKline: Mr Eric WT Lai (BDSIIb), Miss Rebecca SM Chung (BDSIII)
  • Placements with GlaxoSmithKline: Miss Courtney WY Keung (BDSIIb), Miss Clara TY Wong (BDSIIb), Mr Dave CY Liu (BDSIIb)
The following students won awards at the 92nd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) in Cape Town, South Africa, held from 25 to 28 June 2014:
  • Ms Duangporn Duangthip (PhD student in Dental Public Health; supervisors, Prof Edward CM Lo and Dr Chun-hung Chu) won an IADR Colgate Research in Prevention Travel Award for her poster titled "Arrest of dentin caries in preschool children by topical fluorides". Her co-presenters were Prof Edward CM Lo and Dr Chun-hung Chu.
  • Ms Rui Li (PhD student in Dental Public Health; supervisors, Prof Edward CM Lo, Dr Chun-hung Chu, and Dr Baoying Liu) won an IADR Colgate Research in Prevention Travel Award for her oral presentation titled "Preventing and arresting root caries through silver diammine fluoride applications". Her co-presenters were Prof Edward CM Lo, Dr Chun-hung Chu, and Dr Baoying Liu.
Dr Jiajun Zhu (PhD student in Dental Materials Science) has won the International Association for Dental Research Heraeus Kulzer Travel Award, Asia/Pacific region, and was invited to present her research titled "Etch-and-rinse versus Self-etch Pretreatment: the Ultra-structural Investigation on Intact Enamel" at the 92nd IADR/AMER General Session in Cape Town, South Africa, 25-28 June 2014. Her primary supervisor is Dr James KH Tsoi (Assistant Professor in Dental Materials Science) and her co-supervisor is Dr Jukka Matinlinna (Associate Professor in Dental Materials Science).
Dr Winnie WS Choi (Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) has won a research grant of HK$647,236 under the Early Career Scheme 2014-2015 of the HKSAR Research Grants Council.
The following eight academic staff have won research grants totalling HK$5,297,267 from the General Research Fund 2014-15 of the HKSAR Research Grants Council:
  • Dr Chengfei Zhang (Clinical Associate Professor in Endodontics)
  • Dr Rory Watt (Assistant Professor in Oral Biosciences)
  • Dr Michael Botelho (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation)
  • Dr Gloria HM Wong (Clinical Assistant Professor in Paediatric Dentistry)
  • Dr Xiaoli Gao (Research Assistant Professor in Dental Public Health)
  • Prof Colman McGrath (Clinical Professor in Dental Public Health)
  • Dr Michael Burrow (Clinical Associate Professor in Operative Dentistry)
  • Prof W Keung Leung (Clinical Professor in Periodontology)
Dr Xiaoli Gao (Research Assistant Professor in Dental Public Health), Prof Edward CM Lo (Clinical Professor in Dental Public Health), and Prof Colman McGrath (Clinical Professor in Dental Public Health) have won the Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2014 for their service project “Oral health promotion for and through Indonesian domestic helpers in Hong Kong".
Dr Katherine CM Leung (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation), as project supervisor, has been awarded a grant of HK$33,500 from the HKU SERVICE 100 Fund (of which HK$16,000 is from the HKU Student Knowledge Exchange Project Grant scheme) to conduct the extracurricular service project "CLOSER: Cultivating Life-long Oral healthcare in Students and Elderly Residents" in Hong Kong from 1 September 2014 to 1 March 2015, with students Franketh CH Liu (BDSIV; project coordinator), Gentle CH Lai (BDSIV), Kathleen HH Lee (BDSIV), and Nicole Ann PY Lee (BDSIV).
Dr Jukka Matinlinna (Associate Professor in Dental Materials Science) and his co-workers at the International Islamic University Malaysia (Kais Abdul Majeed, Ammar Mustafa, and Muhannad Kashmola) won a bronze medal in the International Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2014, held by the International Islamic University Malaysia, 11-13 June 2014. The research presented was titled “The antibacterial effect of Nigella sativa as intracanal medication”.
Dr Jayakumar Jayaraman (PhD student in Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics) is one of nine winners in the  inaugural "GO CAMBRIDGE Enterprise Competition" organised by The University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE) to encourage and spread the spirit of enterprise in the community. Each winner will receive sponsorship worth HK$27,000 to participate in the Enterprisers Programme (19-22 May 2014; http://www.cfel.jbs.cam.ac.uk/programmes/enterprisers/) run by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School's Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning.
Dr Michael Botelho (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation), Dr Chun-hung Chu (Clinical Associate Professor in Community and Family Dentistry), Prof Lijian Jin (Clinical Professor in Periodontology), Dr Katherine CM Leung (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation), Prof W Keung Leung (Clinical Professor in Periodontology), Dr Edmond HN Pow (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation), Prof Nabil Samman (Clinical Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), Dr May CM Wong (Associate Professor in Dental Public Health), Prof Cynthia KY Yiu (Clinical Professor in Paediatric Dentistry) received HKU Long Service Awards on 17 March 2014, for 15-24 years of service to HKU.
Dr Michael Botelho (Clinical Associate Professor in Oral Rehabilitation) has won the Faculty Outstanding Teacher Award 2013.
Prof Edward CM Lo (Chair Professor of Dental Public Health) has been appointed as the interim HKU Dean of Dentistry from 1 January 2014 to 30 June 2014.
Prof Nabil Samman (Clinical Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) has been appointed as the Director of The Prince Philip Dental Hospital from 1 January 2014 to 30 June 2014.


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Upcoming Events

Jul
3
Mon
2017
Research Academy – Core Module Hong Kong, in collaboration with the Osteology Foundation @ Prince Philip Dental Hospital
Jul 3 – Jul 6 all-day

The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Dentistry in collaboration with the Osteology Foundation
Good Research Practice and Essentials of Research Methodology

The Core Module in Hong Kong is a one-week intensive course providing a comprehensive view on most of the aspects of pre-clinical and clinical studies required by young researchers for their daily work. The learning objectives of the course are:

  • Fundamentals of research in dental medicine
  • The process from posing of a scientific question to generating the answer
  • Selection of the suitable in-vitro, pre-clinical or clinical research approach
  • Selection of the appropriate analytical tools for data acquisition
  • Planning of a pre-clinical or clinical study within a research group using international networks
  • Analysis and critical interpretation of acquired data
  • Effective communication of findings and knowledge
  • E-learning lectures to prepare for the course

Please refer to programme flyer for details.

For details, please visit: Module site

Oct
27
Fri
2017
Impacted canines and supernumerary teeth: A diagnostic challenge and therapeutic dilemma @ Lecture Theatre I, The Prince Philip Dental Hospital
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Event Details:
Impacted canines and supernumerary teeth: A diagnostic challenge and therapeutic dilemma

Lecturers:
PD Dr. med. dent. et Odont. Dr. Marc Schätzle
Prof. Michael Bornstein

Registration fee (includes lunch and refreshments):
Early Bird – on or before July 31, 2017 (HK Time): HK$750
Standard: HK$1,000
Students: HK$500

CDSHK/DCHK/HKDA CME/CPD credits: 4.5 (to be confirmed)

* This event is jointly organized by the Faculty of Dentistry of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Straumann

For details, please refer to event flyer.

Registration Instruction
Online link as below and under “Oral Radiology Module”

For registration, please visit: http://facdent.hku.hk/cde

Contact Information
Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Cathie Chui by email at cdep@hku.hk or by phone at 2859 0376.

Nov
10
Fri
2017
Clinical and Radiographic Oral Anatomy: A comprehensive review of oral anatomy for preoperative diagnostics and therapeutic intervention @ Prince Philip Dental Hospital
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 6:30 pm

Event Details:
Title: Clinical and Radiographic Oral Anatomy: A comprehensive review of oral anatomy for preoperative diagnostics and therapeutic intervention

Lecturers:
Prof. Thomas von Arx (Switzerland)
Prof. Michael Bornstein (HKU)

Registration fee (includes lunch and refreshments):
Early Bird – on or before April 30, 2017 (HK Time): HK$1,500
Standard: HK$2,000
Students: HK$1,000

CDSHK/DCHK/HKDA CME/CPD credits: 7.5 (to be confirmed)

* This event is jointly organized by the Faculty of Dentistry of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Straumann

For details, please refer to event flyer.

Registration Instruction
Online link as below and under “Oral Radiology Module”

For registration, please visit: http://facdent.hku.hk/cde

Contact Information
Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms. Cathie Chui by email at cdep@hku.hk or by phone at 2859 0376.

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