About Dr Fung Kuen (Tebbin) Koo

Fung Kuen has worked as a registered nurse in Australia and Hong Kong. Her clinical expertise is predominately in chronic nursing care. She has worked in Vietnamese refugee camp and intensive aged care in Hong Kong. Fung Kuen has also taught at the Department of Nursing Studies, the University of Hong Kong. Since 1999, she has worked in a number of hospitals in Sydney and then joined the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery in 2006. Fung Kuen is currently appointed as Academic Advisor of Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry). Fung Kuen also has a passion for promoting preventive health among Chinese community in Australia. She has conducted several health promotion programs for Australian Chinese Radio (2AC) to promote preventive health care for older Chinese migrants.

At present Fung Kuen is working on the following projects:   A research project on Chinese women’s knowledge of Vitamin D and the attitudes towards sun exposure. This is the first stage of the project “The maintenance of Vitamin D status”. Partnership with Chinese Australian Service Society for a cervical cancer screening program for Chinese-Australian women.

Selected publications


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Koo, F.K. (2008
) “Older Hong Kong Chinese Australians’ concept of ageing and their specific concerns about participation in physical activity” published at the Diversity in Health, Strengths and Sustainable Solutions Conference proceedings, Sydney

Koo, F.K. & Rowling, L. (2007). “The understanding of physical activity among older Hong Kong Chinese Australians”, Journal of Tianjin University of Sport, 22 (3), p.200-206.

Koo, F.K. & Rowling, L. (2006). Peer reviewed conference paper ‘Perceptions of physical activity among older Chinese Australians published at the 39th Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) National Conference proceedings, Sydney.

Koo, F.K. & Rowling, L. (Nov 2006). Conference Abstract -‘Perceptions of physical activity among older Chinese Australians published at the 39th Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG), Australasian Journal on Ageing, 25 (Supplement 1), p.A35 .