Professor Sally Chan

Tung Wah College

Professor Sally Chan is the third President of the Tung Wah College, Hong Kong. Prior to this appointment, she was the Pro Vice Chancellor (Singapore campus) and the Dean of School of Nursing and Midwifery of University of Newcastle (UON), Australia. Sally has more 30 years’ experience in the university sectors in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. Her career influences the tripartite mission of research, education and practice. Sally focuses on translating evidence to improve healthcare practice outcomes, implementing teaching innovations, and mentoring new generations of healthcare professionals. Supported by more than 100 funded studies (more than Aus$10 millions), more than 400 publications in international healthcare journals and international presentations, Sally has developed and sustained international inter-institutional partnerships. The results of her sustained research agenda and scholarship have made a recognized impact on healthcare practice and education in the Region. Sally has been honored for her significant and sustained contribution to nursing which improved the nursing profession and the people it serves. In 2013, she was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. In 2021, she has been listed among the top 2% scientists in a global list released by the prestigious Stanford University.