13th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension
06 - 08 October 2017
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

Invited Faculty


Keynote Speakers

Prof Thomas Coffman
Singapore

Dean
Duke-NUS Medical School

Prof Graham MacGregor
United Kingdom

Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, United Kingdom
Honorary Consultant Physician, Barts and The London, United Kingdom

Plenary Speakers 

Prof Mark Caulfield
United Kingdom

MD, MACP, FACC, FASH

Prof Mark Richards
Singapore

Director, Christchurch Heart Institute, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
Cardiologist, Canterbury District Health Board and Professor in Medicine at the University of Otago, Christchurch
Chair of Cardiovascular Studies for the National Heart Foundation of New Zealand
Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) and Professor in the Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS) since 2009
Currently works 0.75FTE in Singapore and 0.25 FTE in Christchurch

Prof Merlin Thomas
Australia

Professor and Program leader, Department of Diabetes, Monash University
University of Melbourne, PhD
Royal Australasian College of Physicians, FRACP

University of Otago, MBChB

Prof Jens Marc Titze
Singapore

Professor
Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders Program
Duke-NUS


MD

Prof Wong Tien Yin
Singapore
 

Duke-NUS Medical School
Vice Dean
Clinical Sciences
Head
Academic Medicine Research Institute (AMRI)
Provost’s Chair Professor, National University of Singapore
Medical Director & Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist, Singapore National Eye Centre
Chair, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Programme
Chairman, Board of Directors, Singapore Eye Research Institute

MBBS, MMED (Ophth), MPH, PHD, FRCSE, FRANZCO, FAMS

More Details

A/Prof Zhang Yuqing
China

Associate professor of medicine, in the Division of Hypertension, Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

APSH President Lecture

Prof Vernon Oh
Singapore

Senior Consultant, Division of Advanced Internal Medicine, National University Hospital
MD (Cambridge), MBBChir, FRCP (London), FAMS (Singapore), FACP

APSH Invited Lecture

Dr Low Lip Ping
Singapore

Consultant Cardiologist, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Visiting Consultant, Singapore General Hospital and the Singapore National Heart Centre

ISH Presidential Lecture

Prof Neil Poulter
United Kingdom

Professor of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London

 

Speakers

Prof Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman
Malaysia

An-Nur Specialist Hospital
Medical Director
General Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Medicine

MBChB (Sheffield), PhD (Clinical Pharmacology) (Dundee), FRCPI (Eire), FRCP (Edin), FNHAM, FAsCC

Prof Enrico Agabiti-Rosei
Italy

Director, Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Brescia, Italy
Member Academic Senate, University of Brescia, Italy
Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, National Health Service, Spedaili Civili di Brescia, Italy

Dr Ashish Anil Sule
Singapore
 
Senior Consultant, Department of General Medicine, Vascular Medicine and Hypertension, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
MBBS, MD (Int Med), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Int Med), FICA, FRCP (UK), European Specialist of Hypertension (ESH)

Dr Chai Ping
Singapore

Senior Consultant and Director of Clinical Services,
Department of Cardiology,
National University Heart Centre, Singapore

MBBS, MMed, FRCP, FAMS, FAsCC

Prof Chen Huan Chen
Taiwan
 

Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
Chief, Division of Faculty Development, Department of Medical Education, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

Ms Selina Cheong
Singapore

Senior Pharmacist, Department of Pharmacy, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Prof Chia Yook Chin
Malaysia
 

Professor of Primary Care Medicine and Senior Consultant, University of Malaya Medical Centre
Professor, Sunway Institute for Healthcare Development, Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Current President of Malaysian Society of Hypertension
Hypertension Specialist, European Society of Hypertension
International Adviser for Malaysia representing the Royal College of Physicians of London

MBBS (Mal), FRCP (UK) FAFPM

Dr Andrew Choong
Singapore

National University Heart Centre
Consultant Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, NUHCS

MB BS (London), MFSTEd (Edin), FRCS (Gen Surg), FEBVS (Hons)

Ms Margaret Choong
Singapore

National University Heart Center
Cardiac Care Nurse, Cardiac Dept

Ms Chow Pek Yee
Singapore

Ms Alexia Chua
Singapore

Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Department of Complementary Integrative Medicine
Acupuncturist
Bachelor of Medicine (Chinese Medicine) & Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences
Registered TCM Practitioner

A/Prof Roger Foo
Singapore

Associate Professor of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Senior Consultant, Cardiac Department, National University Heart Centre
Senior Investigator, Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS)

MD, MBBS, MRCP, FAHA

Ms Sarah Goh
Singapore

Senior Physiotherapist
 
BSc (Phty) (Aust)
Dip. Phty (S'pore)
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist

Dr Lynn Gomez
Philippines
 

Internal Medicine and Nephrology at Asian Hospital and Medical Centre
Nephrologist at University of Perpetual Help Delta Medical Center - Las Piñas
Nephrologist at Las PIñas Doctor's Hospital Inc. - Las Piñas
Past President, Philippine Society of Nephrology
Past President, Philippine Society of Hypertension

Clinical Associate Professor- University of the Philippines (UP) College of Medicine
Dr Sandy Gupta
United Kingdom

Consultant Cardiologist
Whipps Cross and BartsHealth NHS Hospitals Trust
London, UK


MD FRCP
Dr Pankaj Kumar Handa
Singapore
 

Senior Consultant and Senior Clinical Lecturer

MBBS; MD (Gen. Med.); MRCP (Ire.); FRCP (Ire.); FAMS (Int. Med.); FICA(USA)

Prof Tazeen Jafar
Singapore

Duke-NUS Medical School
Professor
Health Services & Systems Research Programme
Visiting Consultant Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

MBBS, MPH, FNKF

Prof Kazuomi Kario
Japan

Professor and Chairman of Cardiovascular Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine (JMU), JMU Center of Excellence, Cardiovascular Research and Development (JCARD), Tochigi Japan
Visiting professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Staff Visiting Professor of Medicine, UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, London UK

MD, PhD, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FESC

A/Prof Khoo See Meng
Singapore

National University Health System
Senior Consultant, Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, NUHS
Director, Sleep Laboratory, NUH

MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edinburgh), FAMS (Respiratory Medicine), MMed (Sleep Medicine) (Sydney)

Prof Kim Cheol-Ho
South Korea

Dr Titus Lau
Singapore

Senior faculty member of the Division of Nephrology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital-Singapore

Prof Trefor Morgan
Australia  

University of Melbourne
Department of Physiology
Secretary General of Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension

Prof Park Sungha
South Korea

Dr Ian Phoon
Singapore

SingHealth Polyclinics, Pasir Ris
Family Physician - Consultant

MBBS (S'pore), Mmed (Family Medicine)(S'pore)

Ms Quek Wei Lin
Singapore

Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Dietitian, Nutrition & Dietetics Department

Dr C. Venkata S. Ram
United States of America

Professor of Medicine, University of Texas South Western Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

Professor of Medicine, Apollo Medical College
Director, Apollo Institute for Blood Pressure Management and Apollo Blood Pressure Clinics, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, INDIA

Director, World Hypertension League (in partnership with WHO), South Asia Region

MD, MACP, FACC, FASH

Dr N V Ramani
Singapore


Consultant Neurologist, Raffles Neuroscience Centre, Raffles Hospital, Singapore
Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Dr Debajyoti Roy
Singapore

Senior Consultant in Nephrology at Changi General Hospital
Associate Program Director for SingHealth Renal Residency

MD, FRCP, FAMS



Prof Peter Sever
United Kingdom

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Head of the Physiology and Prevention Section of the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London

A/Prof Vijay Sharma
Singapore

Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Senior Consultant, Division of Neurology, University Medicine Cluster, National University Health System, Singapore

Prof Apichard Sukonthasarn
Thailand

Professor of Medicine at the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Dr Ki-Chul Sung
South Korea

Staff Physician, Professor
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine

Prof Stefano Taddei
Italy

Hypertension Unit
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
University of Pisa

Dr Keith Tsou
Singapore

Director, Clinical Services
National University Polyclinics

Dr Yuda Turana
Indonesia

Lecturer and researcher at the Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia MD, PhD


Prof Bryan Williams
United Kingdom

Chair of Medicine at University College London (UCL)
Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre
Director of Research for UCL Hospitals (NHS)
Consultant Physician at UCL Hospitals

MD FRCP FAHA FESC

Dr Julian Wong
Singapore

National University Heart Centre
Senior Consultant Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, NUHCS
Programme Director Vascular Medicine and Therapy Programme, Dept of CTVS
Head Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of CTVS, NUHCS
Director Non Invasive Vascular Lab, Department of CTVS, NUHCS
MBChB (Aberdeen), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (England), FRCS (General surgery)

 

Dr Daniel Yeo
Singapore

MBBS (Western Australia),
MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edinburgh),
FAMS (Cardiology), FACC (USA)
Diplomate ASCeXAM (NBE, USA)

Ms Nancy Yong
Singapore

Post Grad Year 2 Residency in Ambulatory Care, National University of Singapore
Board Certification, Ambulatory Care, Board of Pharmacy Specialties United States
Certified Anticoagulation Care Provider (CACP), National Certification Board for Anticoagulation Care Providers, USA
MSc (Clinical Pharmacy), University of Strathclyde, UK
Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy), National University of Singapore
BSC (PHARM), MSC (CLIN PHARM), BCACP

Prof Joanne Yoong
Singapore

Chairpersons

Dr Veerandra Chadachan
Singapore

Consultant Cardiologist
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr Chee Tek Siong
Singapore

MBBS, University of Malaya 1976
M MED (Internal Medicine) University of Singapore 1983
FAMS (Singapore) 1996
FASE (USA) 2003
FAsCC (Asean) 2010

 

Dr Cho Myeong-Chan
South Korea

Cardiologist & President of the Korean Society of Hypertension and the Asian Heart Failure Network
President & CEO of the Chungbuk National University Hospital, Cheongju, Korea

A/Prof Priscilla How
Singapore

Dr Sanmay Low
Singapore
Dr Srinivas Subramanian
Singapore

A/Prof Tay Jam Chin
Singapore

Senior Consultant, General Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
President, Singapore Hypertension Society
MBBS, MRCP, FAMS, FRCP (Edin), FRCP (London)

A/Prof Jimmy Teo
Singapore
 

Head & Senior Consultant, Consultant, Division of Nephrology

MB, BCh, BAO, B Med Sci, FACP, FASN

Dr Emmett Wong
Singapore

Senior Resident in the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine, National University Health System

 

Dr. Akira Wu
Singapore
 

MBBS (Monash) FRACP
FAMS (Nephrology)
Nephrologist
Medical Director, Nephrocare S & J Dialysis Centre
Medical Director, NEPHROCARE GDI