Yvonne Lau, MBBS, MBHL, PHD

HHC Research Department Symposium Speaker Yvonne Lau Bio

Yvonne Lau, MBBS, MBHL, PhD is the Director of the Division of Education and Development (DED) at the HHS Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). She joined OHRP in June 2014 from the NIH Office of Extramural Research, Office of Extramural Program where she served as the Extramural Research Integrity Officer. Prior to coming to the U.S., Dr. Lau was a Consultant Surgeon with the Hospital Authority of Hong Kong and founded Hong Kong’s first multidisciplinary breast center and breast cancer patient support group. Dr. Lau received her medical degree from the University of Hong Kong, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom and Foundation Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. She obtained her Master in Bioethics and Health Law (MBHL) and her PhD in Bioethics from the University of Otago, New Zealand.