Dr Michael Ni joined the School of Public Health as Clinical Assistant Professor in August 2012. After obtaining his medical degree from HKU, Dr Ni trained in internal medicine at Queen Mary Hospital and pursued postgraduate studies at Harvard University. He obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, Associate Fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine, and is the recipient of the American College of Chest Physicians Prize.
Dr Ni is Programme Director for the FAMILY Cohort, a territory-wide cohort study on individual- and household-level health, happiness and family harmony. He maintains active collaborations in chronic disease and psychiatric epidemiology locally and internationally, and has contributed as a reviewer for various international journals. Dr Ni is responsible for coordinating a number of modules in both the undergraduate medical and postgraduate public health curricula. His research interests include chronic disease epidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology, lifestyle and lifecourse epidemiology.