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Research Faculty

Sophia Siu Chee CHAN
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate nursing education
  • Nursing administration
  • Child health nursing
  • Neonatal and paediatric critical care nursing
  • Gynaecological nursing
  • Medical and surgical nursing
  • Tobacco and health
  • Nursing education
  • Health promotion and education
  • Health communication
Funding Scheme Project Title Approved Amount (HK$)

Pilot Project on Smoking Cessation Programme in Workplace (SCPW)

Assessing the corporate environment in promoting tobacco control and evaluation of smoking cessation programme in workplaces in Hong Kong


Cancer Research United Kingdom (CRUK) - General Award

Smoking cessation and advocacy training among health professionals in Beijing and Guangzhou


Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health - General Award

Promoting smoking cessation in the community via Quit to Win Contest 2012: a cluster randomized control trial of 18 districts in Hong Kong


Health and Health Services Research Fund - Full Grants

A proactive family smoking cessation intervention for parents of children 0-18 months: a randomized controlled trial


Studies in Health Services

An evaluation of the new anti-smoking legislation on youth smoking and quitting behaviour in Hong Kong


Studies in Health Services

Evaluating the impact of the new anti-smoking legislation on secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure of children in the homes


Health Care and Promotion Fund 

Youth Quitline: an accessible telephone-based smoking cessation hotline for youth


Health Care and Promotion Fund 

Promoting women’s health: a gender specific smoking cessation program for female smokers in Hong Kong


RGC General Research Fund (GRF)

A randomised controlled trial of a nurse delivered staged-matched smoking cessation intervention to promote heart health of cardiac patients



  1. Chan S.S.C.Leung D.Y.P., Wong C.N., Lau C.P., Wong V.T. and Lam T.H., A randomized controlled trial of stage-matched intervention for smoking cessation in cardiac out-patients, Addiction. 2012, Apr; 107(4): 829-37.
  2. Chan S.S.C.Leung D.Y., Abdullah A.S.M., Wong V.T., Hedley A.J. and Lam T.H.,A randomized controlled trial of a smoking reduction plus nicotine replacement therapy intervention for smokers not willing to quit smoking, Addiction. 2011, 106(6): 1155-63.
  3. Chan, S.S.C., Wong, D.C.N., Leung, A.Y.M., Mak, Y.W., Fong, D.Y.T., Lam, D.O.B. and Lam, T.H. (2009) Short term impact of the new smoke free legislation in changing the utilization of a quitline for youth smokers in Hong Kong. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, April, Vol.11(4): 356-361.
  4. Chan, S.S.C., Leung, G.M.L., Wong, D.C.N., and Lam, T.H. (2008) Helping Chinese fathers quit smoking through educating their non-smoking spouses: a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Health Promotion, Sept/Oct, Vol.23(1): 31-34.
  5. Chan, S.S.C., So, W.K.W., Wong, D.C.N. and Lam, T.H. (2008). Building an integrated model of tobacco control education in the nursing curriculum: Findings of a student survey. Journal of Nursing Education, May, Vol.47(5): 223-226.
  6. Chan, S.S.C., Wong, D.C.N., Leung, A.Y.M., Mak, Y.W., Fong, D.Y.T., Lam, D.O.B. and Lam, T.H. (2008) The establishment and promotion of the first youth quitline in Hong Kong: Challenges and Opportunities. Evaluation and the Health Professions, September, Vol 31(3): 258-271.
  7. Chan, S.S.C., Sarna, L, Danao, L.L. (2008) Are nurses prepared to curb the tobacco epidemic in China: A questionnaire survey of schools of nursing. International Journal of Nursing Studies, Vol.45(5): 706-713.
  8. Chan, S.S.C., Leung, D., Chui, H., Tiwari, A.F.Y., Wong, E.M.Y., Wong, D.C.N., Barnsteiner, J.H., and Lau, Y.L. (2007) Parental response to child isolation during the SARS outbreak. Ambulatory Pediatrics, September, Vol.7(5): 401-404.
  9. Chan, S.S.C., So, W.K.W., Wong, D.C.N., Lee, A.C.K., and Tiwari, A.F.Y. (2007). Improving the elder knowledge and practice of preventive measures through a telephone health education intervention during the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong. International Journal of Nursing Studies, Vol 44(7): 1120-1127.
  10. Chan, S. and Lam, T.H. (2007) A randomized controlled trial of a health education intervention provided by nurses to mothers of sick children. Hong Kong Medical Journal, Vol.13(4), August, 25-27.
  11. Chan, S.S.C. (2007) For women smokers in Hong Kong: Providing a gender specific smoking cessation program. International Network of Women Against Tobacco, March - August 2007. p.14-15.
  12. Chan, S.S.C., Chow D.M.K., Loh E.K.Y., Wong D.C.N., Cheng K.K.F., Fung W.Y.C. & Cheung P.S.Y. (2007) Using a community-based outreach program to improve breast health awareness among women in Hong Kong. Public Health Nursing, Vol. 24:3, 265-273
  13. Chan, S.S.C., Sarna, L. Wong, D.C.N. and Lam, T.H. (2007) Nurses’ tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and practice in four major cities in China. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Vol. 39:1, 46-53.