WU Justin

WU Justin

Biography

Associate Dean (Health Systems), Faculty of Medicine
Professor, Department of Medicine & Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Professor Justin Wu is a professor of gastroenterology and the Associate Dean (Health Systems) of Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is responsible for the development of an ecosystem of private healthcare and medical technology of CUHK Medicine in Hong Kong, Greater Bay Area and beyond.

Prof. Wu has academic focus in functional gastrointestinal disorders and gastroesophageal reflux disease with over 300 publications in top medical journals including New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet and Gastroenterology with H-index of 91 and more than 38,000 citations. He is serving as academic leader in many international and local professional organizations, which include the President of Asian Pacific Digestive Week, Past President of Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, Scientific Chairman of Asia Neurogastroenterology and Motility Association, and the Past President of Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology.

In medical education, Prof. Wu is the founding director of Asia’s first “Global Physician-Leadership Stream” (GPS) of MBChB programme of CUHK Medicine. GPS has been the top undergraduate programme in Hong Kong since 2014. He is also the founding director of Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine, which serves the mission of fostering cooperation between Western and Chinese medicine in the health system. He is an eminent teacher with 8 teaching awards of medical education, which include Vice-Chancellor Exemplary Teaching Award, Master Teacher, and Teacher of the Year Awards in CUHK Medicine.

In medical innovation, Prof. Wu is serving as director and advisor of biomedical technology companies and investment funds. He also actively contributes as incubator and accelerator for biomedical tech start-up companies.