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Prof. Grace SZETO

Acting Dean of School of Medical Health Sciences, Tung Wah College

Professor Szeto joined the Tung Wah College in 2018 as the inaugural programme leader for the BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. This programme has now obtained professional accreditation from the Physiotherapists Board of the Supplementary Medical Professions Council in Hong Kong. The first cohort of students graduated in June 2022 and are employed as Registered Physiotherapists in various public and private healthcare organisations in Hong Kong.


Prof. Szeto graduated from BSc (Physiotherapy) in University of Toronto, Canada in 1982. She has had extensive clinical experience in physiotherapy working in Canada, Hong Kong and Australia over for 30 years.


Prof. Szeto taught in the undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy programmes in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University for over 20 years. She has had extensive experience in physiotherapy curriculum planning and coordination of clinical education.


Prof. Szeto has published over 70 papers in internationally renowned journals and currently she is an Associate Editor for the journal Musculoskeletal Science & Practice. She is also a member of the editorial board for the journal Applied Ergonomics.


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