Michael T. H. Wong

Michael T. H. Wong is currently Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Monash University and Clinical Director of Inpatient Psychiatric Services at Monash Medical Centre.  He is a medical graduate of University of Hong Kong.  He has been a university teacher, a medical researcher, and a psychiatrist for 20 years in Hong Kong, Toronto, London and Australia.  He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the United Kingdom, a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.  His clinical and research interests are in major mental disorders, brain imaging, clinical psychopharmacology, mental health service delivery and psychiatry in relation to philosophy, culture and religion.  He holds a research Doctor of Medicine degree in brain imaging of violent offending behavior in patients with schizophrenia and a Master of Divinity degree with a major in theology.  He is at present a confirmed PhD candidate at the Monash University Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology.  His thesis is on how hermeneutics promotes dialogues between neuroscience and theology.  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Study of Christianity in an Age of Science and Technology (ISCAST) in Australia, elected in recognition of his contribution to the dialogue between science and faith.

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