Governance

2019-2020 Presidency (updated 0110)

 
 
President

Name: Peter Chang 
E-mail: peter.chang3@gmail.com 

 
2013/10 Present Senior adviser, National Taipei Hospital, Ministry of Health & Welfare 2014/10
2013/10  Present Secretary General and Executive Board, Asian Health Literacy Association
2014/10 Present Adjunct Researcher, National Health Research Institute 
2014/12 Present Board, Asian Educational Scientific & Culture Organization (AESCO)
2014/06 Present Visiting Professor, Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Almaty, KZ
2011/02 Present Fellow of Royal Society, The Royal Society of Medicine (UK) 
2011/09 ~ 2013/10 Professor & Vice Dean, College of Public Health and Nutrition, Taipei Medical University
2011/2 Visiting Professor, Bogdan Voda University, Romania 2010/01
2013/08 EU Health NCP-Taiwan National Contact Point (Co-Director)
     
 
Vice-president

Name: Angela YM Leung
E-mail: angela.ym.leung@polyu.edu.hk
PhD (HKU), MHA (UNSW), BN (Deakin), FHKAN (Gerontology) 
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Director, Centre for Gerontological Nursing (CGN), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. Angela Leung is Director of the Centre for Gerontological Nursing (CGN) / Leader of research theme ‘Aging and Health’, Associate Professor of the School of Nursing of Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She was the awardee of the Hartford Geriatric Scholars Program at the Johns Hopkins University in 2014. She is an active researcher in health literacy, health promotion, and chronic care, with a wide range of publications in international journals. Her key interest is to reduce health disparity in aging population and caregivers. She developed various interventions addressing the issues of inadequate health literacy and challenges encountered in chronic care. She has a strong belief that technology can help in chronic care and health promotion. Her recent innovations include: a mobile application for assessing diabetic risk and promoting lifestyle modification (which has been used by 13,000 people by now) and an app for supporting caregivers of persons with dementia.
 
 


 
Vice-president

Name: Ma. Carmen C. Tolabing
E-mail: mctolabing@up.edu.ph 
Dr. Ma. Carmen C. Tolabing is Professor of Epidemiology at the University of the Philippines Manila(UPM). She obtained her BS Public Health, Master of Public Health (Epidemiology) and Doctor of Public Health (Epidemiology) degrees from the University of the Philippines Manilla. She has attended training courses on Epidemiologic Evaluation of Vaccines (London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine) , Epidemiology of  Health Care Management, Program Evaluation, and basic and advanced courses in Research Ethics. Dr. Tolabing is a associate member of the National Research Council of the Philippines,  National Ethics Committee, and the  Asian Health Literacy Association. Since 2007, Dr. Tolabing has been a consultant of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) for its institutional research training and development programs as well as for technical evaluation of research proposals for funding and research reports of funded researches. She has served as peer reviewer of the Joint Health Research Call of the  Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and the Medical Research Council-United Kingdom (MRC) and is a peer reviewer of the ACTA Medica Phillipina journal.
 
 



 
Vice-president

Name: Tuyen Van Duong
E-mail: duongtuyenvna@gmail.com 
2018 Guest Faculty, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA
2018- Council member, Hanoi Medical University Alumni, Hanoi, Vietnam
2017- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
2016-2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
2013-2016 Doctor of Philosophy, College of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
2011-2013 Master of Nursing Science, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan