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Dr. LAU Yin Kei

BSc(Hons), MPH, PhD

Research Associate

Phone: (852) 2647-0028


Research Interests

Maternal and child health; Infant feeding


Lau, C., Fong, D., Chan, V., Lok, K., Ng, J., Sing, C., & Tarrant, M. (2022). The Effect of Maternal Self-Regulated Motivation on Breastfeeding Continuation. Maternal and child health journal, 26(2), 441–448.


Lau, C., Kong, A., Lau, J., Chan, V., & Mo, P. (2021). Coping skills and glycaemic control: the mediating role of diabetes distress. Acta diabetologica, 58(8), 1071–1079.


Lau, C., Wang, Z., Fang, Y., Ip, M., Wong, K. M., Chidgey, A., Li, J., & Lau, J. (2021). Prevalence of and factors associated with behavioral intention to take up home-based HIV self-testing among male clients of female sex workers in China - an application of the Theory of Planned Behavior. AIDS care, 33(8), 1088–1097.


Lau, C., Lok, K., & Tarrant, M. (2018). Breastfeeding Duration and the Theory of Planned Behavior and Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Framework: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies. Maternal and child health journal, 22(3), 327–342.


Lau, C. Y., Fong, D. Y., Choi, A. Y., Ng, J. W., Sing, C., & Tarrant, M. (2017). Development and measurement properties of the Chinese breastfeeding self-regulation questionnaire. Midwifery, 44, 24–34.

Research Grant (as PI)

A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of intervention involving motivational interviewing and implementation intentions to motivate working mothers to continue exclusive breastfeeding. Funded by HMRF

Education & Past Work Experience


Doctor of Philosophy, University of Hong Kong

Master of Public Health, the Chinese University of Hong Kong


 Master of Philosophy in Medical Sciences, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

BSc in Biochemistry, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Past Work Experience

Jul 2018 – Jun 2019: Post-doctoral Fellow, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, CUHK

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