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Dr. Shi Ping ZHANG

Shi Ping

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Tel: 3411 2466

Associate Professor, Teaching and Research Division, School of Chinese Medicine


Dr. Zhang received his bachelor degree in Chinese medicine from the Guangzhou College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, now the Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1987. He then went to Australia to study in the University of Sydney and obtained his Ph.D degree in neuroscience in 1993. He worked at the University of New South Wales as a post-doctoral research associate in sensory physiology, and then joined the University of Technology, Sydney as a lecturer in acupuncture in 1996. In 1998, he moved to the Hong Kong Baptist University and took part in establishing the first Chinese Medicine undergraduate program in Hong Kong. Dr. Zhang's current research areas include clinical trial study of acupuncture efficacy, pain management and TCM food therapy for health improvements. He is also a seasoned practitioner of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. He is on the editorial committee of World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion. Dr. Zhang has been the Director of Master of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Programme since 2015.