Professor Colin A Graham




Director, Professor & Honorary Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dean of Students and Founding Fellow of Morningside College, Chinese University of Hong Kong





Brief Biography

Professor Colin Graham serves as Director and Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1994 and completed his training in surgery and emergency medicine in Scotland. He completed an MPH in 2002 and an MD by research in 2007, both also from Glasgow.

He came to CUHK in 2004 where he combines clinical practice in emergency medicine with clinical teaching. He practices as an Honorary Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Shatin. He is Director of the MSc in Prehospital and Emergency Care at CUHK which has produced more than 200 graduates since 2005.

He has broad research interests including trauma, sepsis and critical care. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Emergency Medicine (2009-2019) and as Council Member of the European Society for Emergency Medicine (2009-2019). He was also an elected Member of the Council of the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine from 2013 to 2019.

He has published widely, including co-authoring two editions of the popular Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine. As of 2020, he has published over 340 articles and more than 40 letters in peer-reviewed journals, and published more than 20 book chapters. He has given 150 invited presentations worldwide.

Professor Graham has been involved with Morningside College since its inception and he is a Founding Fellow of the College. He has been Dean of Students at Morningside College since 2016.



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Selected Publications

1. Goal-Directed Resuscitation for Patients with Early Septic Shock. New England Journal of Medicine 2014; 371: 1496-1506


2. Prospective comparison of three predictive rules for assessing severity of community-acquired pneumonia in Hong Kong. Thorax 2007; 62:348-353


3. Rapid sequence intubation in Scottish urban emergency departments. Emergency Medicine Journal 2003; 20:3-5


4. Early risk stratification of patients with major trauma requiring massive blood transfusion. Injury-International Journal of the Care of the Injured 2003; 34:912-914