Sylvia Y K FUNG

Professor

Health Services Management

Tung Wah College

Hong Kong

Editor

Biography

Professor Sylvia Fung is the Professor of Health Services Management at Tung Wah College, Hong Kong. She is the ex-Chief Nurse of Hong Kong Hospital Authority from 2008-2012, taking charge of 21,000 nurses. She is a leader in many professional associations and government consultative committees locally and internationally. She is now serving as a Member of the Council on Human Reproductive Technology in Hong Kong as well as the International Observer Trustee of the Commission for Foreign Nursing Graduates in the United States. She has served as a member of the Hong Kong Elderly Commission, the President of Hong Kong Midwives Association, Vice-president of the Provisional Hong Kong Academy of Nursing and the Director of the Board cum Asia Pacific representative of the International Confederation of Midwives.

Professor Sylvia Fung was awarded the Outstanding Staff and Outstanding Contributor of Hong Kong Hospital Authority in 2004 and 2012 respectively for her exemplary performance. In 2005, she was awarded the prestigious Florence Nightingale Medal by the International Red Cross for her commitment and contribution to nursing services and mankind. In 2013, she was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star Medal by the Hong Kong SAR Government for her dedicated services to the healthcare of Hong Kong. She was awarded the “Leader of the Year 2013” in the category of Community and Public Affairs by Sing Tao News Corporation of Hong Kong.