Li Ping Wong
Dr. Wong Li Ping received her Ph.D. in medical science (Epidemiology) from the University of Malaya in 2004. She takes part in the Faculty's research methodology, epidemiology, and biostatistical teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Wong’s research has centered almost exclusively on social and behavioral medicine. Her current research activity focuses on the role of race, culture, and ethnicity on health. She has diverse research interests, all in the field of social and behavioral medicine, include:  research on risk behaviors (HIV/AIDS Surveillance; youth risk behavior surveillance),  research on preventive behaviors (Cervical cancer screening; HPV vaccination; 2009 influenza H1N1 vaccine; dengue fever, Zika),  Community responses (Behavioral responses to emerging infectious diseases (Zika, COVID-19), influenza H1N1 and influenza vaccination; HPV vaccines; deceased organ and tissue donation; knowledge and attitudes towards thalassemia),  sexual reproductive health research (dysmenorrheal and PMS of the young female; hysterectomy and detrimental effect on women psychosocial well-being and sexual functioning; midlife crisis; the impact of aging on sexual function in women).