Master of Science in Reproductive Medicine and Clinical Embryology (2020-22)


Programme Director

Prof. CHUNG Pui Wah, Jacqueline
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, CUHK

Prof. Chung is currently appointed as Assistant Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and as an Honorary Associate Consultant at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Her research interests include fertility preservation, reproductive surgery, polycystic ovarian syndrome and endometriosis. She has published numerous peer reviewed journals and book chapters on these areas. She was awarded the distinguished young fellow by the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 2018. She holds several positions in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She was recently appointed as a council member of the Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She is also the honorary secretary of the Reproductive Medicine Subspecialty Board Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as well as the honorary treasurer of the Hong Kong Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is also an active member of the International Society for Fertility Preservation.



Dr. Jacqueline Chung


Deputy Programme Director

Prof. CHAN Yiu Leung, David
BSc (Ulster), MPhil (CUHK), DPhil (Oxon)
Certified Medical Technologist (American Medical Technologist, AMT)
Senior Clinical Embryologist (ESHRE)
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, CUHK

Professor CHAN Yiu Leung David earned his bachelor degree in Biotechnology in Ulster University (UK) in 2002 and his MPhil in brain cancer research in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2006 respectively. In 2006, he was a Visiting Scholar in University of Pennsylvania to study reproductive cloning. He then obtained his DPhil in chromosome engineering from University of Oxford (UK) in 2011, supported by Clarendon Award and Hong Kong China Oxford scholarships. Professor CHAN had his post-doctoral training in CUHK briefly and then he was trained and practiced in embryology and andrology in University of Hong Kong (HKU), Queen Mary Hospital (QMH) for four and a half years. He joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, CUHK in August 2016 and was appointed as Research Assistant Professor in the reproductive medicine team of CUHK.




Programme Adviser

Dr. CHI Ling
MD (Tongji Medical University, China),
PhD (Tongji Medical University, China),
Post Doctorate (Rockefeller University, USA)
HCLD (American Board of Bioanalysis, USA)
Deputy Programme Director, MSc in Reproductive Medicine and Clinical Embryology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, CUHK

Dr. CHI is certified by the American Board of Bioanalysis as a High Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director in the United States. She is also a CAP (The College of American Pathologists, USA) inspector for IVF laboratory in USA. Dr. CHI has more than 15 years of experiences in managing clinical embryology laboratories, clinical andrology laboratories and clinical endocrinology laboratories in the US. In addition, she also has the Molecular Biology research background. Her basic research activities greatly contributed to the cloning and characterization of the human GnRH receptor in pituitary.




Programme Adviser

Prof. LI Tin Chiu
MBBS (HKU), MRCP (Irel), MRCP (UK), MRCOG, FRCOG, FRCP (Glasgow), MD (HKU), PhD (Sheffield)
Director of the Assisted Reproductive Technology Unit
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, CUHK

Prof. LI joined the department in 2014, having previously received training and worked in England for over 30 years. He is currently Director of the ART Unit based at the Prince of Wales Hospital.  He has a special interest in recurrent miscarriage, repeated IVF failure, reproductive surgery (especially fibroid and endometriosis surgery), congenital uterine anomaly, Asherman syndrome and fertility preservation.  Professor LI has published over 280 scientific papers in international journals.  He has been a coordinator of the Reproductive Surgery Special Interest Group of the European Society of Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) since 2011 and Executive Board member of the Asian Pacific Initiative of Reproduction (ASPIRE) since 2016. He is Honorary Professor of several universities in England (Sheffield) and China (Beijing, Shandong, Hangzhou).



Programme Adviser

Prof. Christopher Barratt
BSc. Hon. Degree (Zoology), PGCE (Certificate in Education), PhD (Zoology)
Head of Division – Systems Medicine
Professor of Reproductive Medicine, School of Medicine,
University of Dundee

Professor Barratt is Head of the Reproductive Medicine Group at the University of Dundee as well as a clinical scientist (Hon) with NHS Tayside. He graduated with an Honours degree in Zoology and then completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (University of Wales, Swansea). His PhD, also in Zoology, was under the supervision of Jack Cohen (sperm selection fame) at the University of Birmingham. His formative post-doctoral studies and IVF experience was gained at the University of Sheffield [with Ian Cooke] where they specialized in natural cycle IVF. From 1997-2005 he was the Scientific Director of the ART Centre at the Birmingham Women’s Hospital. In 2002 he was awarded Young Andrologist of the Year (American Andrology Society) for outstanding contributions to the discipline.



Christopher Barratt