Hongkong Association for the Study of Obesity

The objects for which the Association is established are :

  1. To focus attention and stimulate the study of obesity in Hong Kong including its causes, manifestations and prevention.
  2. To provide an independent body of healthcare professionals involved in both basic and applied research into the subject.
  3. To encourage research into all facets and prevention of obesity.
  4. To provide a better understanding of obesity to healthcare professionals and to general public.
  5. To seek affiliation with international bodies to ensure the best possible exchange of information about the study of the epidemiological, metabolic, nutritional, pharmacological, surgical, behavioural and educational aspects of obesity and its treatment.


OFFICE BEARERS

President : Dr. Francis Chun Chung Chow
(Email: ccf193chow@cuhk.edu.hk)
Vice President and Secretariat : Prof. Andrea Luk
(Email: andrealuk@cuhk.edu.hk )



MISSION

Established in 2003, HKASO aims to focus attention and stimulate the study of obesity in Hong Kong including its causes, manifestations and prevention.

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