Prof Hon Joseph LEE Kok-long is a member of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Professor & Head of Division of Nursing & Health Studies at the Open University of Hong Kong. He is also the Chairman of Association of Hong Kong Nursing Staff, member of the Hospital Governing Committee of
Ruttonjee and Tang Shiu Kin Hospitals, Equal Opportunities Commission, Housing Authority,
Development Advisory Committee, a Non-executive Director (non-official) of the Urban Renewal Authority
and honorary research fellow of the Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies at Lingnan University of Hong Kong.
Prof Hon Joseph LEE Kok-long obtained his Bachelor of Nursing Degree from the La Trobe University, Australia in 1992. His Masters Degree was on nursing and education from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. In 2002 Prof Lee completed his PhD thesis entitled Ascertaining Patient Condition: a grounded theory study of diagnostic practice in nursing from the Lingnan University, Hong Kong.
His major fields of academic and clinical specialties are health care policy, workplace violence in nursing, primary health care and nursing politics. He is committed to these fields as a researcher, educator and political advocate. Prof Lee has been invited to lecture on these topics and has published and given papers at conferences in many countries.