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Post-doctoral Fellow

Phone: (852) 2252-8711


Dr. LI Jinghua (李華博士) 
Research Interests
  • Research on HIV-related risk behaviors

  • Theory-based behavioral interventions

  • Research on mental health

  • Research on epidemiological models

  • Research on health economics policy

Major Grants as a Co-Investigator
  • A randomized controlled study to evaluate the efficacy of a positive psychology and social networking intervention in reducing depressive symptoms among HIV-infected men who have sex with men in China.

  • Development and implementation of a positive psychology intervention to improve mental health among secondary school students and teachers in Hong Kong


Lau JTF, Wang Z, Kim Y, Li J, Gu J, Mo PKH, X. (In press). Low sustainability, poor governance, and other challenges encountered by grassroots non-governmental organizations targeting HIV prevention for men who have sex with men in China. AIDS care.

Li J, Mo PK, Wu AM, Lau JT. (2017). Roles of self-stigma, social support, and positive and negative affects as determinants of depressive symptoms among HIV infected men who have sex with men in China. AIDS Behav, 21(1), 261-273

Cai Y, Wang Z (Co-1st author), Lau JT, Li J, Ma T, Liu Y. (2016). Prevalence and associated factors of unprotected receptive anal intercourse with male clients among transgender women sex worker (TSW) in Shenyang, China. International Journal of AIDS Society, 19(3Suppl 2).

Li J, Mo PK, Kahler CW, Lau JT, Du M, Dai Y, Shen H. (2016). Prevalence and associated factors of depressive and anxiety symptoms among HIV-infected men who have sex with men in China. AIDS Care, 28(4), 465-470.

Li, J., Gu, J., Lau, T. F. J., Chen, H., Mo, K. H. P., & Tang, M. (2015). Prevalence of depressive symptoms and associated factors among people who inject drugs in China. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.03.028.

Mo, P. K., Lau, J. T., Cheng, K. M., Mak, W. W., Gu, J., Wu, A. M., & Li, J. (2015). Investigating the factor structure of the Illness Perception Questionnaire-Revised for substance dependence among injecting drug users in China. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 148, 195-202. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.01.008.

Li, J., Lau, J. T., Gu, J., Hao, C., & Lai, C. H. (2014). Event-Specific Risk Factors Predicting Episodes of Unprotected Anal Intercourse with Male Nonregular Partners among Men Who Have Sex with Men Using Case-Crossover Study Design. BioMed Research International, 2014, 475195. doi: 10.1155/2014/475195

Lau, J. T. F., Chow, E. P. F., Li, J. H., & Zhang, L. (2014). Reflections on Public Health Challenges for the HIV Epidemic among Men who have Sex with Men in China. In S. M. Griffiths, J. Tang & E. K. Yeoh (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Public Health in Asia: Perspectives on Global Health (pp. 212-229). London: Routledge.

Lau, J. T., Li, J., Choi, K. C., & Gu, J. (2014). A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Efficacy of a Theory-based Intervention Promoting Condom Use Among Chinese Monogamous Female Sexually Transmitted Infection Patients. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 21(4), 719-729. doi: 10.1007/s12529-014-9388-4.

Li, J., Gilmour, S., Zhang, H., Koyanagi, A., & Shibuya, K. (2012). The epidemiological impact and cost-effectiveness of HIV testing, antiretroviral treatment and harm reduction programs. AIDS, 26(16), 2069-2078. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283574e54.

Gilmour, S., Li, J., & Shibuya, K. (2012). Projecting HIV transmission in Japan. PLoS One, 7(8), e43473. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043473.

Honors and Awards

Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence, CUHK, Hong Kong

Silver Prize: 2008 National “Challenge Cup” Business Plan Competition of China, China

The University of Tokyo ADK China Education Fund Scholarship, Japan

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