Ng, Wing Lam Danielle

Research Assistant Professor

Division of Behavioural Sciences

  • B.Sc. M.Sc, PH.D
phone 3917 9897
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Dr. Danielle Ng joined School of Public Health, the University of Hong Kong in 2015.She had obtained her Ph.D. specialized in Psycho-oncology in 2019. Her research interest lies in psychological adaptation to cancer and service optimization in cancer survivorship. She is particularly passionate about exploring the process of adjustment in cancer patients, understanding the role of cognition in the development, maintenance, prevention and treatment of psychological maladaptation following cancer diagnosis, and examining the efficacy of a culturally adapted metacognitive-based intervention in the management of chronic psychological distress including fear of cancer recurrence.

Selected Publications
  1. Ng, D.W.L., Foo, C.C., Ng, S.S., Kwong, A., Suen, D., Chan, M., Or, A., Fielding, B.F.S., Lam, W.W.T. (2019). The role of metacognition and its indirect effect through the Cognitive Attentional Syndrome on fear of cancer recurrence trajectories: a longitudinal study. Psycho‐Oncology. 29(2), 271-279. doi: 10.1002/pon.5234. [IF: 3.43] (Ranked 18 out of 137, under the category of “Psychology, Multidisciplinary’)
  2. Ng, D.W.L., Kwong, A., Suen, D., Chan, M., Or, A., Ng, S.S,. ... & Lam, W.W.T. (2019). Fear of cancer recurrence among Chinese cancer survivors: Prevalence and associations with metacognition and neuroticism. Psycho‐Oncology. 28(9), 1243-1251. doi: 10.1002/pon.5073.[IF: 3.43] (Ranked 18 out of 137, under the category of “Psychology, Multidisciplinary’)
  3. Lam, W.W.T., Ng, D., Wong, S., Lee, T.M.C., Kwong, A., Fielding, R. (2017). The role of cognitive bias in relation to persistent distress among women diagnosed with breast cancer. Psycho-oncology. 27(3), 983-989. doi: 10.1002/pon.4620.[IF: 3.095] (Ranked 20 out of 129, under the category of “Psychology, Multidisciplinary’)