Billy So

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Dr. So is an Assistant Professor (Physiotherapy) in the Department of Rehabilitation (RS) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Prior to joining the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, he was appointed as a Lecturer (2011-2012) and Adjunct Assistant Professor (2012-2015) at Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of CUHK, coordinating and teaching a MSc/PgD programme in musculoskeletal medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. So has worked as a physiotherapist for over 17 years and gained solid clinical experience in different clinical settings.

Dr. So’s research interest primarily focuses on applying ergonomic principle in preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders. His PhD thesis was awarded the Best Occupational Safety and Health Project Award 2011 by Occupational Safety and Health Council. He was also awarded the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Scholarship for Post-Doctoral training on the Work Disability Prevention CIHR Strategic Training Program at University of Toronto (2013-2015). He has published papers in international journals. He is serving as a member of Work journal editorial board and Associate Editor of Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal.

Dr. So is serving at different professional organizations. He is an Executive Committee Member of the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association, the General Secretary of Hong Kong Ergonomics Society and a Specialist of Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications