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Dr. WU Daphne Mei Yi

Dr. WU Daphne Mei Yi

Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, HKU

BSc (HKU); PgD (Ulster); MSc (Ulster); Grad. Dip. (IOC); PhD (Exeter)

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    • 2858 3477

    Teaching Areas

    • Public Health Nutrition

    • Nutrition and Life Cycle

    • Nutrition and Sports Performance

    • Introduction to Food and Nutrition

    • Practical classes for FNS major courses: Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition and Life Cycle

    Research Interests

    • Nutrition and health promotion

    • Exercise and Sports Nutrition

    • Functional Foods

    • Food security

    • Dietary supplements


    • Dietitian of The Health and Care Professions Council

    • Full member of The British Dietetic Association

    • Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

    • Fellow of Hong Kong College of Community Health Practitioners

    Publications and News

    • Daphne M.Y. Wu. Chapter 23 Promotion of Healthy and Safe Cities for a Healthier Lifestyle. In Ben Y.F. Fong and William C. W. Wong (Eds). Gaps and Actions in Health Improvement: Health for All, All for Health. Springer Nature (In print)

    • Daphne M.Y. Wu. Chapter 8 Healthy Lifestyle. In. Ben Y.F Fong and Martin C.S. Wong (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Public Health and the Community. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-0367634193

    • Yuepeng Su, Kuopeng Cui, Shen Ma, Shuanglin Dong and Mei Yi (Daphne) Wu. Mathematical Modeling of the Growth of Chinese Shrimp (Fenneropenaeus chinensis) in High Density Stocking Pond. Advances in Computer Science Research. 91:6-14.

    • Mildred S. Yang and Mei Yi Wu. Chapter 50 Chinese Ginseng. In Ramesh C. Gupta. (Ed) Nutraceuticals: Efficacy, Safety and Toxicity. Academic Press. pp 695-707.

    • Wu, M. Y., Bowtell, J. L., & Williams, C. A. Glycaemic index of meals affects appetite sensation but not energy balance in active males. Eur J Nutr. 53(1):309-19.

    • Wu, D. Nutrition for Marathon Runners. In B. Fong & H. O. Wai (Eds.), Marathon in Hong Kong: Challenges and Health (pp. 167-192). Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong. ISBN  9789629964306

    Awards and Honours

    • Professional Development Award by the British Dietetic Association