Department of Social Work, Associate Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Prof. Cheung Mei-chun obtained her Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology, specialized in clinical neuropsychology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has also received clinical training at the University of California at San Diego in the U.S. and the University of Birmingham in England. Prof. Cheung's research interest involves clinical neuropsychology, clinical intervention, aging and dementia, Autism Spectrum Disorder. She uses both behavioral (such as lesion analysis) and brain imaging methods (including functional MRI and EEG) to investigate neuroplasticity of cognitive function (e.g. memory and language) and effects of various kinds of brain damage (e.g., epilepsy and complications of radiotherapy for the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma) on human cognitive functions. Her research findings have been published in the international journals including Nature, Archives of Neurology, Cancer, Neuropsychology, Epilepsia and Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. She is currently the Associate Professor of the Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Registered Clinical Psychologist, the Associate Fellow of the Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS), and the Vice-Chairperson of the Hong Kong Neuropsychological Association (HKNA).
clinical neuropsychology, clinical intervention, aging and dementia, Autism Spectrum Disorder