Ms. Winsome H.S. Lee, Body Donation Officer, School of Biomedical Sciences (SBS), Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) was awarded the Hong Kong Humanity Award 2021 as one of the six awardees, in recognition of her dedication and outstanding contribution to humanitarian work.
In 2014, Winsome started working as a forensic anthropologist to handle unclaimed or buried bones in places that experienced wars or natural disasters to help find their identities. In July 2020, she joined SBS as Body Donation Officer to take care of the “Silent Teacher” Body Donation Programme for training of medical students in the Faculty of Medicine.
Hong Kong Humanity Award was launched in 2007 and is organised jointly by the Hong Kong Red Cross and Radio Television Hong Kong. This is the very first award of its kind in Hong Kong which aims to give tribute to individuals in society who exemplify the spirit of humanity by putting it into practice.
The corresponding coverage by Hong Kong Red Cross can be viewed HERE, and her sharing can be viewed HERE.