Dr Sam Chi-chung CHAN 陳子頌副教授

Dr Sam Chi-chung CHAN 陳子頌副教授

Affiliations:

Associate Professor, Programme leader of Master in Occupational Therapy Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Biography:

Dr Sam Chi Chung Chan is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the programme leader of the Master in Occupational Therapy Programme. After receiving his first Bachelor degree in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University, Canada, Dr Chan further pursued the professional qualification of occupational therapist at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He practiced as a registered occupational therapist for almost a decade in a rehabilitation hospital in Hong Kong, serving clients with spinal cord injury, orthopaedic conditions, and various medical and geriatric conditions, such as stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He further studied a PhD degree in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His PhD study focused on the effects and neural processes of executive control on pain perception of people with chronic pain. He also had the opportunity to work as a Research Fellow at the Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, Canada, involved in neuroscience studies on frontal functions. Dr Chan’s recent research focuses on community-based rehabilitation programmes for promoting body functions and community participation for people with chronic conditions and therapeutic interventions for enhancing cognitive and motor functions of people with neurological conditions.

Lecturing Itinerary

  • Date:
    2 December 2023 (Saturday)
  • Parallel Session 1 Lecture 4
  • Time:
    15:30 – 15:50
  • Topic:
    Application of ICF-based system on the implementation of paratransit services in Hong Kong
  • Plenary Discussion Forum 2
  • Time:
    17:30 – 18:15
  • Topic:
    Critical Factors for Reaping Successful Outcomes of ICF services: From Initial Kick-off to Ongoing Implementation