Professor Terry Lum
Professor Terry Lum is the Henry G Leong Professor in Social Work and Social Administration and the Head of Department of Social Work and Social Administration in the University of Hong Kong. Professor Lum is an expert in long term care policy, productive aging, and aging-in-place. His research findings on aging-in-place in low income public rental housing estates have been adopted by the largest non-profit housing solution provider in Hong Kong to develop its aging-in-place program for elderly tenants. Professor Lum is currently in charge of the implementation of an age-friendly city project in two districts in Hong Kong. He also oversee several large policy research projects funded by the Hong Kong SAR Government to reshape the long term care infrastructure of Hong Kong. In 2001, Professor Lum was awarded the prestigious Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholar award. In 2011, he was elected as a Fellow by the Gerontological Society of America. Before joining the University of Hong Kong, Professor Lum taught at the University of Minnesota in the United States.