Dr. Lina CHOW Kit-ling 周潔玲博士

Assistant Professor
Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Personal Social Services, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Degree in Social Work, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Diploma in Social Work, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Registered Social Worker, Social Workers Registration Board
Areas of Interest
  • Long-term Care for Older Adults, Family and Child Welfare
Courses Taught
  • SW 210 Counselling Skills for Social Workers
  • SW 340 Working with Older Adults
  • Fieldwork Supervision
  • Honors Project Consultation
  1. Chow, L. (June 6, 2022). Comment: “Overconfidence and Omicron in Hong Kong Care Homes” (Response to the Comment by Eric TC Lai, Jean Woo / Institute of Health Equity, Chinese University of Hong Kong on “How ineffective policies failed the older adults in the 5th wave of covid-19 in Hong Kong” dated May 26, 2022). (https://academic.oup.com/ageing/article/50/1/21/5920217)
  2. Chow, L. (2021). “Care Homes and COVID-19 in Hong Kong: how the lessons from SARS were used to good effect”, Age and Ageing, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 21-24.
  3. Chow, L. and Mawby, R.I. (2020). "CCTV and robbery in high-rise public housing in Hong Kong", Safer Communities, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 119-130.
  4. Chow, L. (2011). Impact of Ageing Population in Hong Kong. Social Work Casebook. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Shue Yan University.
Conferences Attended and Papers Delivered
  1. International Conference on ‘Equality, Social Justice, and Law: New challenges of the transforming Asia’, Taiwan, Dec.15-18, 2017. Financial Abuse of Older People in Hong Kong (Oral presentation)
  2. The 16th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology, Hong Kong, June 12-13, 2018. - Victim-Victimizer Relationship: Financial Abuse of Older People in Hong Kong (Oral presentation)
  • Acting as editor, special editor, or referee for learned journals; acting as academic referee for research councils, foundations or academic publishers

  1. Reviewer for Age and Ageing
  2. Reviewer for Journal of Advanced Nursing
  3. Reviewer for Journal of Gerontological Social Work