Dr Matin Mellor ABDULLAH
MALAYSIA
Consultant in Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy in the Cancer and Radiosurgery Centre in Subang Jaya Medical Centre where he is also the Chairman of the Tumor Board conducting multi-disciplinary meetings to discuss cancer management and member of the Independent Review Board that reviews clinical trials conducted in this centre.
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Dr Tanawat AMPHANSAP
THAILAND
Attending staff and Chief of Osteoporosis and Bone metabolism unit of Orthopaedic Surgery at Police General Hospital, Thailand. He is currently a member of Thailand Osteoporosis Foundation (TOPF) and Chief Coordinator and Leader for Fracture Liaison Service at Police General Hospital.
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Dr Seng Bin ANG
SINGAPORE
Dr Ang is a Consultant Family Physician and Heads the Family Medicine Service and Menopause Unit in KK Women's and Children's Hospital. His research interests includes menopause, osteoporosis as well as sexual medicine in women.
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Dr John J. CAREY
Ireland
Current President of The International Society for Clinical Densitometry; consultant physician in rheumatology and medicine at Galway University Hospitals and Professor in rheumatology at The National University of Ireland. His research focuses on observational studies in osteoporosis, arthritis and vasculitis, and he has won numerous awards for his research and patient care in the USA and Ireland.
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Dr Siew Pheng CHAN
MALAYSIA
Dr SP Chan is currently Consultant Endocrinologist at Subang Jaya Medical Centre. She also holds a Visiting Professorship at the Department of Medicine, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. As an academician, she has conducted research in the field of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Osteoporosis.
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Dr Wai Sin CHAN
MACAU
Dr Chan is an Orthopaedic Surgeon working in Macau SAR of China for over 25 years. He is the Chairman of Osteoporosis Society of Macau, vice president of Sports Medicine Association, President of the Macao Physical Education and Sports Science Association as well as Macau Orthopaedic Association.
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Dr Manju CHANDRAN
SINGAPORE
Senior Consultant Endocrinologist and Director of the Osteoporosis and Bone Metabolism Unit at Singapore General Hospital. Current Chairperson of the Chapter of Endocrinologists of the College of Physicians, Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
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Dr Natthinee CHARATCHAROENWITTHAYA
THAILAND
Dr Natthinee Charatcharoenwitthaya is the Academic Chair of Thai Osteoporosis Foundation. She is serving in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Thailand.
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Dr Winnie CHEE
MALAYSIA
Professor with the Division of Nutrition and Dietetics, International Medical University, Malaysia. Her PhD research was on the effects of milk supplementation and bone health among postmenopausal women. She also did a post-doctoral fellowship in Switzerland on bone and joint health.
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Dr Tien-Tsai CHENG
TAIWAN
Dr Tien Tsai Cheng is a rheumatologist since 1990. He found that, though arthralgia/arthritis be alleviated, patients got fracture and disabled eventually. Rheumatologists must take care not only joints but fragile bones.
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Dr Ching-Lung CHEUNG
HONG KONG
Dr Cheung is an Assistant Professor in the University of Hong Kong. His research interest is in musculoskeletal disorders. He has published >50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, e.g. Lancet and Cell.
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Dr Siok Bee CHIONH
SINGAPORE
Dr Chionh is Senior Consultant in the Division of Endocrinology, and Associate Chairman, Medical Board (Quality and Patient Safety) at the National University Hospital, Singapore, as well as Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. cv


Dr Yong Jun CHOI
SOUTH KOREA
Assistant Professor in Ajou University School of Medicine, Dr Choi is the Current Managing Editor of Osteoporosis and Sarcopenia (Official Journal of AFOS) and the Current Director and Committee of Health Insurance, Korean Society of Osteoporosis.
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Dr Chee Seang CHONG
MALAYSIA
Dr Chee Seang Chong is currently serving as consultant orthopaedic and spine surgeon in Assunta Hospital, Malaysia.
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Dr Peter EBELING
AUSTRALIA
Head of the Department of Medicine in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, also the inaugural Director of the Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Science (AIMSS).
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Dr Serge FERRARI
SWITZERLAND
Serge Ferrari is Full Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland. He is also Head of the Clinical Service and Research Laboratory of Bone Diseases at the Department of Internal Medicine Specialties, Geneva University Hospital.
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Dr Fen Lee HEW
MALAYSIA
President of Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies (AFOS) 2016 – 2018. Dr Hew is a Consultant Endocrinologist in Puchong Medical Specialist Centre (PMSC) and Sime Darby Medical Centre (SDMC, Subang Jaya). He is an examiner for the Conjoint Board for Endocrinology in Malaysia and also instructor for Bone Densitometry for International Osteoporosis Foundation. cv


Dr Angela HO
HONG KONG
Dr Ho is an Associate Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon in Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Caritas Medical Centre, Hong Kong. She has special interest in hand, foot, spine surgery, osteoporosis and sarcopenia. She has published papers on epidemiology on hip fracture and sarcopenia in Hong Kong. cv


Dr Jawl-Shan HWANG
TAIWAN
Asst Prof Dr Jawl Shan Hwang involved in multi-disciplinary care of fracture prevention works, including osteoporosis fractures with comorbidities, osteoporosis epidemiology, fracture liaison service, and osteoporosis treatment guideline of Taiwan.
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Dr Tai Pang IP
HONG KONG
Dr Ip is a Specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. He was the leading author of the 2013 OSHK Guidelines for Clinical Management of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis in Hong Kong. He currently serves as the Consultant Endocrinologist in Tung Wah Hospital and the Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong. cv


Dr Shahrul Bahyah KAMARUZZAMAN
MALAYSIA
Consultant Geriatrician and Head of the Geriatric Unit at the University of Malaya Medical Center. She returned to Malaysia in 2002 after her geriatric training in United Kingdom and served as Senior Lecturer in the country's first Geriatric unit. Dr Shahrul played a key role in the training and refining of the geriatric multidisciplinary team as well as the acute geriatric care services at UMMC. cv


Dr Bom Taeck KIM
KOREA
Dr Bom Taeck Kim is Associate Professor in Department of family practice and community health, Ajou University School of Medicine. Prof Bom Taeck Kim is one of the outstanding experts in osteoporosis practice in Korea. He also has been into research in diverse fields of osteoporosis.
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Dr Tang Ching LAU
SINGAPORE
Dr Lau Tang Ching is currently working as a consultant rheumatologist in the Division of Rheumatology, University Medicine Cluster in the National University Health System. He is the Assistant Dean (education) of Yong Loo Ling School of Medicine and Vice Chairman Medical Board (education) for NUH. cv


Dr Dong-Ock LEE
KOREA
Dr Dong Ock Lee is a Gynecologic endocrinologist in the Menopause Clinic, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea. She is also the Editorial Board Member of AFOS Journal.
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Dr Joon Kiong LEE
MALAYSIA
Practicing Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Beacon International Specialist Centre and Advanced Neuroscience & Orthopaedic Centre. Current Chair of the Asia Pacific Panelist and Board Member of International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD). Member of the Teaching Faculty for Clinical Densitometry Clinician Course (CDC) and Clinical Bone Densitometry Technologist Course (CBDT) of ISCD. cv


Dr Julie T. Li-Yu
PHILIPPINES
Dr Julie T. Li-Yu is an Associate Professor of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Manila where she also serves as the Head of the Joint and Bone Center of the UST Hospital.
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Dr Mastura MD YUSOF
MALAYSIA
Consultant clinical oncologist at Sime Darby Medical Centre and Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Her clinical and research interest developed while serving two largest cancer centers in the country, Hospital Kuala Lumpur and Universiti Malaya Medical Centre. Involved in many clinical trials in various cancer types, including breast, colorectal and lung and has authored and co authored various scientific publications. cv


Dr Leilani MERCADO-ASIS
PHILIPPINES
Dr Leilani has done innovations for endocrinologists to have practical endocrine applications on diagnosis and care of several major endocrine diseases such as 131Iodine therapy for nontoxic and cystic nodule, Automatic snacking to avoid hypoglycemia during intensive glycemic control. She also advocates and initiates educational and research collaborations among Asian and international colleagues. cv


Dr Alejandro V. PINEDA JR
PHILIPPINES
Graduate of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He now holds the academic rank of Full Professor II. Currently, he chairs the Department at the hospital setting, and ably combines administrative work with clinical practice as an active medical consultant. Currently, he is President-Elect of the UST Medical Alumni Association.
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Dr Yew Siong SIOW
MALAYSIA
Dr Siow is an orthopeadic surgeon subspecializing in spinal surgery. He works with a group of partner surgeons who specializing in minimally invasive spinal surgery. One of his major interest in osteoporosis is vertebroplasty, restoring the fracture vertebral to avoid adjacent fracture and reduce pain.
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Dr Chanika SRITARA
THAILAND
Assoc Prof Dr Chanika Sritara's research interest involves BMD, vertebral fracture assessment, and trabecular bone score. One of her main topics of invited lectures is "Interpretation of DXA". She was also one the lecturers for the ISCD course for the topic when organized in Thailand in 2009.
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Dr Atsushi SUZUKI
JAPAN
Professor Dr Atsushi Suzuki have been working for endocrinological disorders, diabetes mellitus as well as osteoporosis. He is the current chair of Certification committee for Fracture Prevention Practitioner of Japan Osteoporosis Society.
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Dr Akira TAGUCHI
JAPAN
Professor Dr Akira Taguchi is an oral and maxillofacial radiologist as well as epidemiologist in Japan. His study focuses on the association between oral health and systemic diseases such as osteoporosis.
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Dr Yasuhiro TAKEUCHI
JAPAN
Director of Toranomon Hospital Endocrine Center. His main research interests at present are metabolic bone diseases due to several endocrine disorders and several common diseases including chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus and crosstalk between glucose metabolism and bone biology.
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Dr Alexander Tong Boon TAN
MALAYSIA
Graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2001 and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP-UK) in 2005 and completed his subspecialty endocrinology training in 2010. He was elected to be a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) of Edinburgh in 2016. He is currently an associate professor and consultant endocrinologist at the Endocrine Unit, University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC).
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Dr Paulo Chih-Hsing WU
TAIWAN
Associate Professor, Obesity, Osteoporosis and Body Composition Research Center Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University
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Dr Weibo XIA
CHINA
Deputy Director,Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, President of Chinese Society of Osteoporosis and Bone Mineral Research, Chinese Medical Association, Vice Editor-in-Chief, Director of Editorial Board of Chinese Journal of Osteoporosis and Bone Mineral Research.
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Dr Rong-Sen YANG
TAIWAN
Professor Yang is the Director of the Department of Orthopaedic at the National Taiwan University Hospital. His research interests include musculoskeletal health and diseases; osteoporosis; physical therapy, bone cell biology, arthritis biology, and orthopaedics oncology. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, guidelines and reviews. cv


Dr Bu Beng YEAP
AUSTRALIA
Professor, School of Medicine, University of Western Australia and consultant endocrinologist, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth. He has longstanding interests in the area of hormones and health outcomes during male ageing, particularly the interactions between hormones, bone metabolism, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. cv


Dr Wei YU
CHINA
Dr. Yu's area of expertise is musculoskeletal diseases and osteoporosis, with a particular focus on diagnostic and quality control aspects of bone densitometry. He has published approximately 80 articles related to this field.
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Dr Ling-Qing YUAN
CHINA
Dr Ling-Qing Yuan is from Central South University. He has published more than 30 SCI papers on the field of bone metabolism and vascular calcification. He have got several grants from NSFC et al. He also has got the title of "Hongkong Scholar". And he has got reward of The National Science and Technology Progress Award. cv


Dr Hua YUE
Dr Yue's research interest is clinical and genetic mechanisms of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. Dr. Yue has published several research papers as first author, and has received Young Investigator Award in ASBMR, 2015.
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