Professor Sham is a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Biomedical Sciences.
Professor Sham has delivered plenary and keynote lectures on the roles of universities on research integrity issues in different continents. She was an organizer of the Asia-Pacific Research Integrity Network meeting in Hong Kong in 2017, the Co-Chair for the 6th World Conference on Research Integrity held in Hong Kong in 2019. Professor Sham obtained her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge. She received her postdoctoral training in Developmental Genetics in the National Institute for Medical Research in London, U.K. She had previously served as the Associate Vice-President (Research); Assistant Dean (Research), Head of the Department of Biochemistry, Director of the Centre for Reproduction Development and Growth in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong.