Dr Harry Yi-Jui Wu

Director & Assistant Professor

Medical Ethics & Humanities Unit, HKU

Dr Harry Yi-Jui Wu is currently Assistant Professor and Director of Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit, LKS Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong. Dr Wu worked briefly at the Department of Psychiatry at Mackay Memorial Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan, before continuing his further studies in the UK. He obtained DPhil in Modern History from the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, The University of Oxford in 2012. While in Oxford, he was also Clifford Norton Student (Research Fellow) in the History of Science at The Queen’s College. Before taking up his current post at the University of Hong Kong, he taught medical humanities at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine in Singapore. With a broad range of interests derived from his training backgrounds, Dr Wu has applied historical and ethnographic research methods on several ongoing projects, including history of medicine, medical humanities and science, technology and society (STS). His articles appeared in The Lancet, The Lancet Psychiatry, The Lancet Planetary Health, Positions: Asian Critiques, History of Psychiatry, Medical History and East Asian Science, Technology and Society, etc.