Dr Lorna Suen is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing and the Director of the Squina International Centre for Infection Control. She has published over 80 scientific articles in international refereed journals, over 60 conference abstracts, and four book chapters. Her research output has produced an extensive international effect, and her work has been cited 693 times according to Scopus with an index of 17 (as of 12 October 2017). She has extensive experience in conducting randomized controlled trials using auriculotherapy in the clinical treatment of a number of chronic problems, including insomnia, low back pain, osteoarthritic knee, and uncontrolled hypertension. She is the editorial board member of a number of international refereed journals and is frequently invited as a speaker at universities and international conferences and as a consultant in numerous non-profit organizations in Hong Kong.
Her research interests include complementary and alternative medicine, sleep studies as well as infection control. She is also interested in investigating the predictive value of auricular diagnosis and has recently completed several projects on identifying the relationship of auricular reflective points with the coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus, lower urinary tract syndrome, and metabolic syndrome.