Dr Joanna Ting Wai Chu

Dr Joanna Ting Wai Chu's research involves developing and evaluating new and innovative approaches to improving adolescent health and development.

Dr Joanna Ting Wai Chu is a research fellow at the National Institute for Health Innovation, School of Population, University of Auckland. She holds postgraduate qualifications in psychology and earned her PhD from the University of Auckland.

Previously, she worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at the School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong where she was involved in a number of community-based projects aimed at building community capacity and improving family-related outcomes. Her research focuses on risk and protective factors for adolescents, and on developing and evaluating new and innovative approaches to improving adolescent health and development.

She is an affiliated member of the Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Practitioner Network, Center for Addiction Research, and an associate researcher of the Parenting Research Group, at the University of Auckland.



Research Projects



The kids who inspire this research

Jax

Early on Jaxon’s mum Tash noticed he was not achieving any of the milestones…

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