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范家偉博士 (范家偉博士)

BA (with First Class Honors) CUHK


Contact Information

Office: LI-4711
Phone: 3442-2472
Email: cikwfan@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • History of Chinese Medicine
  • History of Medieval China

Dr. FAN, Ka Wai is associate professor at the Department of Chinese and History, City University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the City University of Hong Kong, he was an assistant professor in the Institute of History at National Tsinghua University, Taiwan. Dr. Fan earned his PhD (1997) in history from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has published extensively (articles, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, and reviews) in the fields of history of Chinese medicine, Chinese history and Internet resource for Chinese studies.

Courses Taught

Publications (selected)


  • 《北宋校正醫書局新探——以國家與醫學為中心》,香港:中華書局,2014年。
  • 《中古時期的醫者與病者》,上海:復旦大學出版社,2010。
  • A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet. New York and London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2008.
  • 《大醫精誠——唐代國家、信仰與醫學》,台北:東大圖書,2007。
  • 《六朝隋唐醫學之傳承與整合》,香港:香港中文大學出版社,2004。

Edited Book:

  • New Perspectives on the Research of Chinese Culture, Singapore and New York: Springer, 2013. (Co-editor)


  • 〈北宋館閣官、儒臣與校正醫書局〉,《漢學研究》,29卷3期,2011,頁89-124。
  • 〈劉禹錫與傳信方〉,《從醫療看中國史》,台北:聯經出版事業有限公司,2008,頁111-144。
  • 〈張仲景《五藏論》研究〉,《香港中文大學中國文化研究所學報》,第45期,2005,22-46。
  • 〈東晉至宋代腳氣病之探討〉,《新史學》,6卷1期,1995,頁155-177。


  • “A Study of the Bureau for Revising Medical Classics in Northern Song China”, funded by Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. (2011-2013)
  • “Bridging Chinese and Western Medicine in Colonial Hong Kong (1950s-1960s): A Study of Two Medical Journal Xian dai Zhong yi yao 現代中醫藥 and Zhongguo xin yi yao 中國新醫藥”, funded by RGC General Research Fund. (2008-2010)
  • “Medicine and Diseases Found in Tang Poetry”, funded by RGC General Research Fund. (2006-2008)
  • “Schistosomiasis in Twentieth Century China” under China Medical Board Centenary History Project, China Medical Board, Cambridge, MA. Co-Principal Investigator (Prof. Miriam Gross, Department of History, University of Oklahoma)

Professional Service

  • Visiting Fellow, Center for Traditional Chinese Science and Civilization, The Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. (2006-2009)
  • Associate Editor, Jiuzhou Xuelin (Chinese Culture Quarterly)


Last updated: 21 August 2017