Dr. LOU Wei Qun, Vivian

Dr. LOU Wei Qun, Vivian                                                          

Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing
Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, HKU





Ph.D. and M.Phil. research interests

Dr. Lou Vivian W. Q. is an Associate Professor at the Department of Social Work & Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong. She is also the Director of Sau Po Centre on Ageing, an Honorary Clinical Associate in the Centre on Behavioral Health, The University of Hong Kong. She is now teaching social gerontology, clinical gerontology, and human development for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Her research interests focus on long-term care, family caregiving, social adaptation and mental health of older adult. She also has a keen interest in practice research on factors that contribute to the enhancement of mental health status. She had publications in journals such as Aging and Mental Health, Family Process, Research on Social Work Practice, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, and Social Indicators Research. Dr. Lou is presently a member of Society for Social Work Research, Hong Kong Social Workers Association, Hong Kong Association of Gerontology, and an international affiliate of American Psychological Association.

If you are interested in the following research themes, you are welcome to approach Dr. Lou via E-mail: wlou@hku.hk

-          Long-term care
-          Family caregiving
-          Psychological well-being
-          Spiritual well-being
-          Evidence-based practice