- Scholarship in 1993 at University of Waterloo
Dr Daniel Y.T. Fong is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing of The University of Hong Kong. He received his degrees of B.Sc.(1st Hons) in Mathematics and MPhil in Statistics from The University of Hong Kong. He then obtained his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Daniel is an experienced biostatistician in health research with over 13 years of experience in clinical trials and statistical consulting. Specifically, he focuses on the application of the best available methods to scientific research in health-related fields, and to develop novel methodologies that could improve the application. Daniel’s main research themes are Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) and Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO). Both require use of proper and sometimes innovative statistical methods. In 2012, Dr Fong was nominated as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Society for Quality of Life. He is currently appointed as an Associate Editor of the journal of Quality of Life Research, and is also serving in the Editorial Board of the Scientifica (Nursing) and the World Journal of Orthopaedics.
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) and Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO)