Professor Zhao Zhongzhen (right) receives the award from Professor Sophia Chan, Under Secretary for Food and Health of the HKSAR Government, at a ceremony


趙中振教授 (右) 從香港特區政府食物衛生局副局長陳肇始教授手上接獲獎狀

Date: 08 Apr 2015 (Wednesday)

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Professor Zhao Zhongzhen receives recognition for his contribution to Chinese materia medica research

趙中振教授獲香港中藥業協會頒發中藥科研貢獻獎

Professor Zhao Zhongzhen, Associate Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine, has recently received an award from the Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Industry Association for his outstanding achievement and contribution to Chinese materia medica research.   

An expert in medicinal plants, Chinese materia medica, Chinese medicinal formulae, history of Chinese medicine and authentication of Chinese materia medica, Professor Zhao has made valuable contribution to Chinese medicine education, research and international exchange. 

In recent years, he has been actively engaged in the authentication of Chinese materia medica and quality assurance of herbal medicines/proprietary herbal medicinal products and
has published a number of books on the authentication of Chinese medicines with his wealth of experience accumulated during his decades-long career. In addition, he has also been contributing to the establishment of Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards.  

Professor Zhao was gratified to have won the recognition of the industry and pledged to continue his best endeavours for the advancement of Chinese medicine in Hong Kong.   

The Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Industry Association was established by the chairpersons of more than 20 Chinese medicine trade associations with a view to hosting various activities to promote Chinese medicine. This is the first time the Association honours quality Chinese medicine enterprises and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the industry.

中醫藥學院副院長趙中振教授最近榮獲香港中藥業協會頒發中藥科研貢獻獎,表彰他在中藥科研工作方面的傑出成就和重大貢獻。  

趙教授是藥用植物、中藥、方劑、中國醫學史及中藥鑑定專家,長期致力於推動中醫藥教育、研究與國際交流,近年主要從事中藥鑑定和中藥品質控制方面的研究,並將他累積數十年的心得編著成多部中藥鑑別的著作。此外,他亦一直參與香港中藥材標準制定的工作,對中藥科研貢獻良多。趙教授很高興自己的努力獲得業界的認同,並承諾會繼續盡最大的努力促進香港的中醫藥發展。  

港中藥業協會由20多名不同中藥商會的首長共同創立,每年均會舉辦不同形式的中藥推廣活動,今年首度頒發獎項表揚優質中藥企業及對中藥業有傑出貢獻的人士。