Prof. Lena Wong is Professor at the Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong; the President of the International Society of Audiology (ISA); and the Secretary of the International Society of Audiology (IJA) Council. She was formerly a research and clinical audiologist at the House Ear Institute. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Queensland.
Professor Wong has a keen interest in applying research findings into clinical practice and enhancing quality of care at different levels. She established the first Master’s degree Audiology training program in China and S. E. Asia. She is also a consultant/advisor for various professional organizations, industries and charities. She has dedicated relentless efforts in providing training to those serving children and adults with communication disorders in mainland China.
Her research interests include outcome measurement of amplification devices, and speech and tone perception in native and non-native speakers. Her edited book “Evidence-Based Practice in Audiology: Evaluating Interventions for Children and Adults with Hearing Impairment” was listed in Doody's Core Titles in the Health Sciences 2013.
She is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, an elected Fellow of the International Collegium of Rehabilitative Audiology (ICRA), a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), a Life member of the Hong Kong Society of Audiology (HKSA) and a Registered Audiologist of the Hong Kong Institute of Audiology (HKIA). She is an associate editor for the International Journal of Audiology (IJA) and a consulting editor for the Journal of the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Taiwan.
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