David R. Phillips#

David R. Phillips
Membership Number:1660
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:CHINA

Present and Previous Positions
  • Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
  • 1998 Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies, Lingnan University: Founder Director/Associate Director to 2004
  • 1997 Lingnan University, Hong Kong: Chair Professor of Social Policy, Dept of Sociology and Social Policy
  • 1994 University of Nottingham, UK, Professor
  • 1990 Director, Institute of Population Studies (WHO Human Reproduction Programme), Reader in Health Studies (1992)
  • 1978 University of Exeter, UK, Lecturer Human Geography, Geography of Health
  • BSc Econ, PhD University of Wales

Fields of Scholarship
  • Global health
  • Health, health policy, environment and socio-economic development
  • Population and population change
  • Social epidemiology, environment and health, infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases
  • Urban change, renewal and redevelopment
  • Social gerontology

Honours and Awards
  • 2008 Corresponding Member, Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences of Belgium (Académie Royale des Sciences d'Outre-Mer)
  • 1993 Member, Hong Kong Association of Gerontology
  • 1992 - 2000 Chair, International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on Health, Environment and Development,
  • 1974 Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (FRGS)

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