鄭可瑜教授

助理教授


Tel (852) 3943 6230
Email hycheng@cuhk.edu.hk
Education & Qualifications
RN, RN (Psy), BN (Hons), PgD (Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing), PhD
Research Interests Cardiovascular care
Mental health nursing
Researcher ID/ Publons ID L-9917-2016
ORCID 0000-0002-5842-9390
Scopus ID 57190399880

Biography

Dr. Ho Yu Cheng is an Assistant Professor of the Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr. Cheng’s research interest focuses on cardiovascular care and mental health, especially in developing and examining intervention based on psycho-physiological mechanisms to manage these interwined conditions of stroke patients and their caregivers. The publications of Dr. Cheng include systematic review and meta-analysis, and interventional studies in peer reviewed journal, such as International Journal of Nursing Studies, Patient Education and Counseling, Rehabilitation Nursing.

Over the past three years, Dr. Cheng has successfully obtained more than HK$ 2.2 million from various research funding agencies, including General Research Fund, Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board.  She is also dedicated to translate research evidence to better education and obtained a Quality Education Fund from the Education Bureau to enhance the psychological resilience of junior secondary school students.

Research Awards

  • ACU Titular Fellowships 2018 – Hong Kong Jockey Club Fellowship, The Association of Commonwealth Universities (2018)
  • Best Poster Presentation Award, Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care (2016)

Editorial Service

  • Reviewer, Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Reviewer, Clinical Epidemiology
  • Reviewer, Clinical Interventions in Aging
  • Reviewer, Patient Preference and Adherence
  • Reviewer, Journal of Child Health Care

(in the capacity of Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator)

Funding BodyProject Title
Food and Health Bureau - Health and Medical Research FundEffects of a Music-visual Guided Physical Activity Promotion Programme among Adults with Intellectual Disability Living in Residential Care Facilities: A Cluster-randomised Controlled Trial
General Research Fund (GRF) - Early Career Scheme (ECS)Family caregivers affective touching for improving depressive symptoms of community dwelling stroke survivors through security priming
Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund BoardComprehensive risk assessment of people with silicosis: A population-based study
Quality Education Fund, HKSAR GovernmentEnhancing Psychological Resilience to Manage Difficulties Positively and to Promote the Mental Health of Junior Secondary School Students: A pilot study
Food and Health Bureau - Health and Medical Research FundThe Cost-effectiveness and Effects of a Music-paced Physical Activity Intervention on Clinical Outcomes and Physical Activity Maintenance of Post-cardiac Rehabilitation Patients with Coronary Heart Disease
Research Grants Council - General Research FundA theory-based educational program to improve the cardiovascular health among Hong Kong Chinese post-menopausal women

Publication
Cao, X., Chair, S. Y. , Wang, W. H., Chew, H. S. J., Cheng, H. Y. (2019). Self-care in Chinese heart failure patients: Gender-specific correlates. Heart & Lung, 48 (6), 496-501. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2019.05.005.
Cheng, H. Y. , Chair, S. Y., Wang, Q., Cao, X., Cheng, L., Lee, I. F. K. (2019). Measuring exercise self‐efficacy in Hong Kong Chinese adults with cardiovascular risk: Validation of a Chinese version of the Cardiac Exercise Self‐efficacy Instrument. Research in Nursing & Health, 42 (2), 148-154. doi: 10.1002/nur.21936.
Chew, H. S. J., Cheng, H. Y. , Chair, S. Y. (2019). The suitability of motivational interviewing versus cognitive behavioural interventions on improving self-care in patients with heart failure: A literature review and discussion paper. Applied Nursing Research, 45, 17-22. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2018.11.006.
Chien, W. T., Cheng, H. Y. , McMaster, T. W., Yip, A. L. K., Wong, J. C. L. (2019). Effectiveness of a mindfulness-based psychoeducation group programme for early-stage schizophrenia: An 18-month randomised controlled trial. Schizophrenia Research, 212, 140-149
Ma, Y., Cheng, H. Y. , Cheng, L., Sit, J. W. H. (2019). The effectiveness of electronic health interventions on blood pressure control, self-care behavioural outcomes and psychosocial well-being in patients with hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 92, 27-46. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.11.007.
Chan, A. W. K., Chair, S. Y., Lee , D. T. F., Leung, D. Y. P., Sit, J. W. H., Cheng, H. Y., & Taylor-Piliae R. E. (2018). Tai Chi exercise is more effective than brisk walking in reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors among adults with hypertension: A randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 88, 44-52.
Cheng, H. Y., Chair, S. Y, Chau, J.P.C. (2018). Effectiveness of a Strength-Oriented Psychoeducation (SOP) on caregiving competence, problem-solving abilities, psychosocial outcomes and physical health among family caregiver of stroke survivors: A randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 87, 84-93.
Cheng, H. Y., Chair, S. Y., Sit, J. W. H., & Choi, K. C. (2018). Poorer lung function associated with higher risk of type II diabetes among Chinese Adults with Silicosis. Circulation, 137 (suppl 1): AP060.
Waye, M. M. Y., & Cheng, H. Y. Genetics and epigenetics of autism. (2018) Psychiatry and Clinical neurosciences, 72 (4), 228-244. doi: 10.1111/pcn.12606.
Cheng, H. Y., Chair, S. Y., & Chau, J. P. C. (2017). Psychometric evaluation of the Caregiving Competence Scale among Chinese family caregivers. Rehabilitation Nursing, 42 (3), 157-163. doi:10.1002/rnj.207.
Chair, S. Y., Wang, Q., Cheng, H. Y., Lo, S. W. Z., Li, X. M., Wong, E. M. L., & Sit, J. W. H. (2017). Relationship between sleep quality and cardiovascular disease risk in Chinese post-menopausal women. BMC Women’s Health. 17: 79. doi: 10.1186/s12905-017-0436-5.
Cheng, H. Y., Chair, S. Y., Wang, Q., Sit, J. W. H., Wong, E. M. L., & Tang, S. W. (2016). Effects of a nurse-led heart failure clinic on hospital readmission and mortality in Hong Kong. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology 13(5), 415-419. doi: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2016.05.013
Cheng, H. Y., & Chair, S.Y. (2016). The feasibility and effects of using eHealth and mHealth interventions on improving physical activity and mental well-being among people with mental illness: A systematic review. e-Mental Health International Conference 2016.
Sit, J.W., Chair, S.Y., Hui, S.S., Choi, K.C., Chan, A.W., Wong, E.M., & Cheng, H. Y. (2016). A smartphone-based exercise adherence intervention for people with metabolic syndrome: a feasibility pilot study. Lancet 388(Suppl 1), S64. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31991-2
Cheng, H. Y., & Chair, S.Y. (2016) The feasibility and effects of using eHealth and mHealth interventions on improving physical activity and mental well-being among people with mental illness: A systematic review. Abstract for the e-Mental Health International Conference 2016. New Castle, Australia: The University of Newcastle, Australia.
Cheng, H. Y., Chair, S. Y., & Chau, J. P.C. (2016). Perceived health among family caregivers of acute stroke survivors: Identifying predictors to inform practice. Abstract book of the Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium of Chronic Illness Care (p.96). Hong Kong: The Nethersole School of Nursing, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Cheng, H. Y., Chair, S. Y., & Chau, J. P. C. (2015). Effects of a psychoeducational program to enhance Chinese family caregivers' psychosocial wellbeing, problem-solving abilities, and to enable stroke survivors to remain in their home. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 39(Suppl.2), 90. DOI:10.1159/000431011
Wang, Q., Cheng, H. Y., Zhang, Y. J. (2016). Correlation between depression and health related quality of life in myocardial infarction patients in Hong Kong. Connect: The World of Critical Care Nursing, 10(1), 13-16.
Chair, S. Y., Yu, D. S.F., Ng, M. T., Wang, Q., Cheng, H. Y., Wong, E. M. L., & Sit, J. W. H. (2016). Evolvement of left ventricular assist device: The implications on heart failure management. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, 13(5):425-430.
Chair, S. Y., Wong, K. B., Tang, J. Y. M., Wang, Q., & Cheng, H. Y. (2015). Social support as a predictor of diet and exercise self-efficacy in patients with coronary artery disease. Contemporary Nurse, 51(2-3), 188-199.DOI: 10.1080/10376178.2016.1171726
Cheng, H. Y., Chair, S. Y., & Chau, J. P. C. (2014). The effectiveness of psychosocial interventions for stroke family caregivers and stroke survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Patient Education and Counseling,95(1), 30-44.
Cheng, H. Y., Chair, S. Y., & Chau, J. P. C. (2012). The effectiveness of caregiver psychosocial interventions on the psychosocial wellbeing, physical health and quality of life of stroke family caregivers and their stroke survivors: A systematic review. The JBI Databases of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports,10(12), 679-697.