Professor Chen Char Nie, OBE, JP
Professor Chen Char Nie is currently a registered psychiatrist in Hong Kong and Emeritus Professor of the Department of Psychiatry at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatry, Fellow and Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatry, Royal Australia and New Zealand Psychiatry Academician and Honorary Fellow of the School of Medicine, as well as an International Distinguished Member of the American Psychiatric Association.
Professor Chen was the inaugural Dean of Shaw College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Chair Professor and inaugural Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Chinese University of Hong Kong School of Medicine, Dean of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatry and Dean of the Pan Pacific College of Psychiatry. In addition to the development of psychiatric education and diagnosis and treatment for many years, he has been vigorously advocating research on epidemiology and psychosomatic medicine, including sleep medicine.
Professor Chen is committed to community service as evidenced by his previous role as Chairman of the AIDS Advisory Board. He was been recognized as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire and Hong Kong Justice of the Peace.