Dr. YUEN Wing Yan, Winnie

Dr. Winnie Yuen is a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Social Work and Social Administration. She completed a Master’s degree in clinical psychology at the National University of Singapore and worked as a psychologist in hospital and private setting. During her PhD study, she conducted research projects on resilience intervention to improve the mental well-being of new arrivals and sex workers in Hong Kong. She also actively involves in public health and women’s health education. Her research interested lies in mental health of marginalised groups, mental health stigma and the application of strength-based intervention to promote mental well-being.

  • Room no. C712
  • E: winnie.yuen@connect.hku.hk
  • T: (852) 39172980
  • Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Zhu, S., Tse, S., Goodyear-Smith, F., Yuen, W., Wong, P. (2016). Health-related behaviors and mental health among Hong Kong employees. Occupational Medicine. Advance online publication. doi:10.1093/occmed/kqw137
Yuen, WYW, Tran, L., Wong, CKH, Wong, Holroyd, E., Tang, CSK, & Wong, WCW (2016). Psychological health and HIV transmission among female sex workers: a systematic review and meta-analysis. AIDS Care, 28(7), 816-824.
Yuen WYW, Wong WCW, Tang, CSK, Holroyd E, Tiwari, AFY, Fong, DYT, Chin, WY (2015). Promoting resilience for HIV prevention in female sex workers in HK: A randomised controlled trial. The Lancet-CAMS Health Summit Abstracts Booklet, 386, Special Issue, S24.
Yuen WYW, Wong WCW, Holroyd E, Tang, CSK. Resilience to work-related stress from the voices of women in sex work. (2014). Qualitative Health Research, 24(9), 1232–1241.
Yuen, WYW, Wong, WCW, Tang, CSK, Holroyd, E., Tiwari, AFY, Fong, DYT, Chin, WY. (2013). Evaluating the effectiveness of personal resilience and enrichment programme (PREP) for HIV prevention among female sex workers: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 13, 683.
Co-I - A Randomised Controlled Trial to Promote Resilience for HIV Prevention amongst Female Sex Workers in Hong Kong (AIDS Trust Fund)
Co-I - Novel Approach to HIV Prevention: A RCT of Personal Effective Programme for Female Sex Workers (GRF)