Auckland Regional Public Health Service
Ratonga Hauora-ā-Iwi ō Tāmaki Makaurau
Public Health Medicine Specialist
My work at ARPHS focuses on alcohol and tobacco control. I am also a senior research officer at SHORE and Whariki Research Centre at Massey University, where I conduct research on global alcohol policy. I am especially interested in addressing the commercial determinants of health that relate to unhealthy commodities such as alcohol and tobacco.
I qualified as a public health medicine specialist in Hong Kong in 2017, and have worked in government and academia across a range of public health areas, including prevention and control of communicable diseases, border health, research on non-communicable diseases, and public health education. I served as medical and health Officer at the Department of Health in Hong Kong from 2009 to 2013, and then as clinical assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong’s School of Public Health from 2013 to 2019. I also completed my Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Master of Public Health (MPH) and Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees at the University of Hong Kong.