Prof Justin Wu
Associate Head, Shaw College
Associate Dean (Development)
Director, Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine
Director, S.H. Ho Centre for Digestive Health
Professor, Department of Medicine & Therapeutics
Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hospital Authority
Professor Justin Wu obtained his medical degree at CUHK with Distinction in Medicine in 1993. He completed the specialist training in gastroenterology under the mentorship of Professor Joseph Sung, the President of CUHK. In 2000, he pursued advanced gastrointestinal motility training in Royal Adelaide Hospital as supported by the Croucher Foundation Fellowship.
Professor Wu joined CUHK as an associate professor in 2006 and was then promoted to professor in 2009. He was appointed Associate Dean (Clinical) in 2013 and then Associate Dean (Development) of Faculty of Medicine in 2014. As a devoted teacher, Professor Wu was awarded “The Vice Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award” (2009), “Master Teacher” (2012), “Education Award” (2014), and five “Teacher of the Year” Awards (2006-2011) by the Faculty of Medicine in recognition of his contribution to medical education. He is also the Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and American Gastroenterological Association.
Professor Wu is an internationally renowned gastroenterologist with expertise in functional gastrointestinal disorder and gastroesophageal reflux disease with over 200 publications in prestigious journals including New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Annals of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Gut. He was awarded “Emerging Leader in Gastroenterology” Award by Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology. Professor Wu is serving in many international professional organizations, which include the Scientific Chairman of Asian Neurogastroenterology and Motility Association (ANMA), Treasurer of Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, full-time Member of International Working Group for the Classification of Oesophagitis and steering committee member of Asian Barrett’s Consortium of National Cancer Institute. He is currently the Associate Editor of American Journal of Gastroenterology, and Managing Editor of Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.