Prof. Terry Y. S. Lum

Terry Y. S. Lum is Henry G Leong Professor in Social Work and Social Administration; Head and Professor of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at The University of Hong Kong. He is also an elected Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. Before joining The University of Hong Kong, he was an Associate Professor at the School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota. Prof. Lum is an expert in long term care and in ageing policy. He received his Bachelor's degree in Economics and his Master's degree in Social Work from The University of Hong Kong. He earned his Ph.D. degree in social work from the Washington University in St. Louis, with special focus on gerontological social work and policy research. Before joining the academia, Prof. Lum worked as a social worker in both Hong Kong and the United States.