Expert Panel


The Expert Panel consists of local and overseas experts in prevention and control of poisoning.
They will provide professional advice and scientific inputs when necessary.

Terms of Reference

  1. To provide expert advice on strategy to prevent and control poisoning through ad-hoc Working Groups on specific subjects

  2. To advise on measures to address the exposure of and adverse human health effects due to hazardous substances

  3. To advise on research to support evidence-based public health measures to prevent and control poisoning in Hong Kong

The Experts

Dr. Gary W.J. ADES
Department Head, Fauna Conservation Department,
Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden, Hong Kong.

Professor Chun-tao CHE
Norman R. Farnsworth Professor of Pharmacognosy
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr Ben Kin-leung CHEUNG
Private psychiatrist, Hong Kong.

Professor Siu-wai CHIU
Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Professor Jou-fang DENG
Founder and Emeritus Director, The National Poison Center of Taiwan,
Division of Clinical Toxicology and Occupational Medicine, Department of Medicine,
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

Professor Zhi Xiu LIN
Associate Professor, School of Chinese Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Dr Joseph K.C. Kwan
Director of Health, Safety and Environment,
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Professor Philip ROUTLEDGE
Head of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, Therapeutics & Toxicology,
School of Medicine, Cardiff University.

Professor Cheng-ye SUN
Deputy Director,
National Poison Control Centre, China.

Dr John THOMPSON
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology, Therapeutics & Toxicology,
School of Medicine, Cardiff University.

Professor J Allister VALE
Director,
National Poisons Information Service (Birmingham Unit) and West Midlands Poisons
Unit, City Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Professor Zhong-zhen ZHAO
Associate Dean and Professor of Teaching Division,School of Chinese Medicine,
Hong Kong Baptist University.