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City University of Hong Kong
Dr Fiona Kong joined City University of Hong Kong in October 2017 as a Research Fellow.
She obtained her PhD in Public Health/Epidemiology from the University of Queensland. It estimated the transmission risk of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus within the acute wards of a tertiary hospital in Brisbane. Her other qualifications include a Master of Public Health (University of Melbourne) and Bachelor of Nursing (University of Sydney).
Before entering academia, she had worked as a registered nurse in Singapore, and the Royal Melbourne Hospital (Australia); as well as in government service in Australia (Australian Government Department of Health (OzFoodNet, Office of Health Protection, Chronic Disease Branch), and Queensland Health).
Her postdoctoral fellowship was at the University of Hong Kong. The focus of her postdoctoral work was on the application of social network analysis in public health events.
Dr Kong has a strong interest in infectious disease epidemiology, especially emerging zoonotic diseases. Her background has been in human health for the past decade.
Her recent major collaboration was on the Indonesian Hajj Health system.