Prof. Francis Chan, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, was bestowed the International Leadership Award 2018 by the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). An internationally renowned clinician-scientist in gastrointestinal bleeding, helicobacter pylori and cancer prevention, Professor Chan has published over 500 scientific articles, and his research findings have been incorporated into clinical practice guidelines in the US, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The Award is open to nominations from ACG members around the world for the Board of Trustees to select one awardee who is considered the most qualified. Professor Chan is the first Chinese scholar to receive the Award.
This article was originally published in No. 526, Newsletter in Nov 2018.