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Helen Fung-Kum CHIU Helen FK Chiu, MBBS, FRC Psychiatry FHKAM Psychiatry, FHKC, Psychiatry Head of the Department of Psychiatry Chinese University Hong Kong, PRC Email: Dr. Helen FK Chiu is currently a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is also the head of the Psychogeriatric Unit, and she directs the Suicide Research Unit. Dr. Chiu graduated from the Medical University of Hong Kong in 1980. Dr. Chiu, during her career, has been given numerous leadership positions, such as the past president of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists, past president of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists, past president of the Hong Kong Psychogeriatric Association, as well as the immediate past president of the International Psychogeriatric Association. Dr. Chiu is also intimately involved in research literature. She currently sits on the editorial board of a number of journals. Professor Chiu’s major research interests are in the field of dementia and elderly suicide. She was awarded a Medal of Honour by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 1999 for her work and services on dementia care, and is a member of the Elderly Commission.