Teng Grace Zhang
Coordinator of Translational Research, PhD，MBME., BMed
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Medicine School, the University of Hong Kong.
Dr Teng Grace Zhang is currently an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Translational Research of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, at The University of Hong Kong, who founded the Digital Health Laboratory in 2018. Grace is a biomedical engineer with a medical background. Most of Grace’s research combines both disciplines by focusing on the modelling of biological systems with direct clinical applications including digital health, auto-diagnosis, optimised treatment planning and tracking to facilitate real-time feedback with minimal harm and improved outcomes.
Previously, Grace worked for nearly seven years as a Scientific Officer at the St George Clinical School of the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. All Grace’s tertiary education including her PhD (Australian Postgraduate Award) was completed at UNSW. Grace also has experience running multiple instruments and drug trials funded by Medtronic and Sigma. She’s experienced in managing a new system developed as she worked in Kunovus Australia for two years as a system engineer prior to coming to the University of Hong Kong—senior members of IEEE and EMBS, as well as members of AO and ISSLS, etc. The current ongoing projects include HMRF08192266 on light-based AI-driven malalignment quantification, HMRF19200911 on AIS digital health, PRP/078/21FX for surgical planning, AOSpine for automated spine malalignment screening, MRP/038/20X for non-radiation AI diagnosis and ITS/329/19 for anti-migration bone screws. Academic metrics consists of h-index: 17; citations: 956; >10 academic awards; supervise/cosupervise 10 research students; and over ten academic/industrial awards.