Fanny Lam



林蕙芬

林蕙芬醫生為兒童體智及行為發展之專科醫生,自一九九四年開始於香港醫學專科學院院士(兒科)接受培訓,及後更遠赴澳洲及加拿大深造,於學術知識上作進一步的追求。

多年來,林醫生親自為不同的醫學刊物撰寫多篇與遺傳學及兒童發展有關的醫學文獻,奠定了其醫學界的地位。而林醫生更被英國嬰兒及兒童發展研究學會委任為導師,同時亦擔任香港大學兒科榮譽助理臨床教授一職。

目前,林醫生於香港兒童發展專科中心和明德國際醫院擔任兒童體智及行為發展學科擔任專科醫生。另一方面,林醫生亦十分積極參與社會服務,對專業教育作出貢獻;她除了為兒科訴訟和醫學委員會調查中的專家證人提供服務外,以及透過對孩子們的早期鑑定作介入療育,使他們能夠發輝最大潛能。


刊物

  • 〈中國學齡前兒童閱讀障礙的詞彙識別與認知概況〉。《兒童心理與精神病學雜誌》,第49卷2期,頁211-218。

  • 〈中國兒童早期診斷閱讀障礙: 香港兒童遺傳性閱讀障礙、兒童閱讀和發育認知狀況研究〉。《 香港兒童醫學期刊(新編)》,第13卷,頁90-98。

  • 〈中國兒童閱讀障礙的早期預測因素:家族史與誦讀困難的關係,語言延遲和認知概況〉。《 兒童心理與精神病學雜誌》,第52卷,頁204-211。

  • 〈高風險中國兒童閱讀障礙的風險狀況、性別、早期讀寫能力和認知技能研究〉,第18卷,頁40-57。

  • 〈香港於過敏症的服務不足因而妨礙了相應的預防,此意味著對亞太地區有何影響?〉。《過敏和免疫學亞太區雜誌》。

Biography

Dr. Fanny Wai-fan Lam, Specialist in Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics, received her hospital-based paediatrics training in Hong Kong since 1994, before pursuing further academic positions in Australia and Canada. Throughout the years, Dr. Lam authored and co-authored a number of medical literature in the field of genetics and child development in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Dr. Lam was awarded Tutor by the Association for Research in Infant and Child Development, United Kingdom, and Honorary Assistant Clinical Professor by the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Hong Kong. Currently, Dr. Lam serves as the Developmental Paediatrician in Hong Kong Developmental Paediatrics Centre, and in Matilda International Hospital.

Dr. Lam is also actively involved in public and professional education, as well expert witness services in paediatrics litigations and medical council inquiries. She is committed to enabling children to develop their best potentials through parenting coaching, as well as early identification and intervention of developmental needs.

Publications

  • Word recognition and Cognitive Profiles of Chinese Preschool Children at-risk for dyslexia. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

  • A study on reading and developmental cognitive profile in children with genetic risk of dyslexia in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics (New Series)

  • Early predictors of dyslexia in Chinese children: Familial history of dyslexia, language delay, and cognitive profiles. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

  • The Joint Effects of Risk Status, Gender, Early Literacy and Cognitive Skills on the Presence of Dyslexia Among a Group of High-Risk Chinese Children

  • The unmet provision of allergy services in Hong Kong impairs capability for allergy prevention – implications for the Asia Pacific region. Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology