Ying, Cherry Lau

Lau Ying, Cherry

  • Assistant Professor, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Chairperson, House System, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
  • Programme Director, BSc Nursing (Hons) Programme, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
  • Member, Education Committee, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
  • Member, Department Ethic Review Committee, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Honorary Professor, West China Second (Women and Children) University Hospital, Sichuan University, China
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Master of Nursing in Advanced Practice, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • BN (Hons, Second Class, Division One), The University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing), Monash University, Australia
  • Diploma in General Nursing, School of Nursing Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong    
Research Interest(s)
  • Women’s Health
  • Obese and Overweight
  • Psychological Health
  • Instrument Development
  • Breastfeeding
Recent Publications
  • 1. Lau Y, Tha PH, Ho-Lim SST, Wong LY, Lim PI, Nurfarah BZMC, Shorey S. 2018 Jan. An analysis of the effects of intrapartum factors, neonatal characteristics, and skin-to-skin contact on early breastfeeding initiation. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 14(1):e12492. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12492.
  • 2. Lau Y, Klainin-Yobas P, Htun TP, Wong SN, Tan KL, Ho-Lim T, Chi C, Tsai C, Ong KW, Shorey S et al. 2017 Sep. Electronic-based lifestyle interventions in overweight or obese perinatal women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity Reviews. 18(9):1071-1087. doi: 10.1111/obr.12557.
  • 3. Shorey S, Lau Y, Dennis CL, Chan YS, Tam WWS, Chan YHA. 2017 Sep. A randomized-controlled trial to examine the effectiveness of the ‘Home-but not Alone’ mobile-health application educational programme on parental outcomes. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 73(9):2103-2117. doi: 10.1111/jan.13293.
  • 4. Lau Y, Htun TP, Wong SN, Tam WSW, Klainin-Yobas P. 2017 Apr. Therapist-supported internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for stress, anxiety, and depressive symptoms among postpartum women: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 19(4). doi: 10.2196/jmir.6712.| Lau Y, Htun TP, Chan KS, Klainin-Yobas P. 2017 Feb. Multidimensional factors affecting medication adherence among community-dwelling older adults: a structural-equation-modeling approach. Journal of Public Health (Germany). 25(1):113-122. doi: 10.1007/s10389-016-0764-1.