Dr Janice Johnston received the University Distinguished Teaching Award 2020


Dr Janice Johnston, Associate Professor, Deputy Director (Education) and Head of Division of Health Economics, Policy and Management of School of Public Health, LKS Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), was awarded the University Distinguished Teaching Award 2020.

Dr Johnston has been teaching at the School of Public Health for almost 30 years. She has been a pioneer and an advocate of public health education, as well as the guiding spirit and backbone of our Master of Public Health (MPH) programme, the flagship programme of our School and the largest taught postgraduate programme in HKUMed. She has also been an engine for developing our School’s new undergraduate programme, Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Global Health and Development.

The award is a recognition of her dedication to teaching, her tireless efforts to make learning enjoyable and challenging, and the impact that she has brought to her students and public health education.

The School extends our heartfelt congratulations to Dr Johnston.

To get to know more about Dr Johnston, please view her biography, or a video featuring her journey as an educator.