Professor Fok Tai-fai, SBS, JP

Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President
Choh-Ming Li Professor of Paediatrics

Professor Fok Tai-fai

Education & CUHK Employment


MB BS, The University of Hong Kong
DCH, University of London
MD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

CUHK Employment

Choh-Ming Li Professor of Paediatrics
Pro-Vice-Chancellor / Vice-President
Professor, Department of Paediatrics
Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Associate Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Sub-dean, Faculty of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Paediatrics

Research Interests

Neonatology in general; Neonatal pulmonology and aerosol therapy; Environmental pollution; Growth; Energy expenditure and oxygen consumption of newborns.

Honours & Awards


Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of London
Fellow, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Fellow, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Paediatrics)


Justice of the Peace, HKSAR Government
Silver Bauhinia Star, HKSAR Government
Honorary Life Member, Hong Kong Paediatric Society
Medal on Child Health 2015, Hong Kong Paediatric Society
Outstanding Asian Paediatrician Award (Association of Paediatric Societies of the South-East Asian Region) 2003
"Hong Kong, Our Home — Salute to Health Care Workers" Award 2003

Professional Activities

Member, Medical Council of Hong Kong, 1998-present
Chairman (2019-present), Deputy Chairman (2000-2019), Preliminary Investigation Committee, Medical Council of Hong Kong
Member, Hospital Governing Committee, Hong Kong Children's Hospital, 2018-present
Member, Research Council of the Health and Medical Research Fund, Food and Health Bureau, 2011-2017
Vice-President (General Affairs), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, 2012-2016
Chairman, Medical Services Development Committee, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, 2005-2012
Board Member, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, 2004-2012
President, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians, 2003-2006