ISPOR Asia Consortium Executive Committee Membership

The Asia Consortium Executive Committee is the policy- and decision-making body of the Asia Consortium. The Executive Committee consists of:

  • Representatives of ISPOR Regional Chapters in Asia selected by the ISPOR Regional Chapter members or officers. A representative must reside in the represented country and be a member of ISPOR. The term of the representative is 2 years;
  • Chair of the Advisory Committee and the seven Working Committees;
  • Chair, Chair-elect and immediate Past Chair of the Executive Committee.

Asia Consortium Executive Committee Members

Asia Consortium Executive Committee
Chair (2016-2018)
Isao Kamae, MD, DrPH

Isao Kamae, MD, DrPH
Professor of Health Technology Assessment and Public Policy, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

 
Asia Consortium Executive Committee Chair-Elect
(2016-2018)
Kun Zhao, MD, PhD

Kun Zhao, MD, PhD, MHSc
Professor & Director, Division of Health Policy Evaluation and Technology Assessment, China National Health Development Research Center, National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), Beijing, China

 

Asia Consortium Executive Committee Past Chair
(2016-2018)
Yen-Huei (Tony) Tarn MS, PhD

Yen-Huei (Tony) Tarn MS, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

 

 

Asia Consortium Advisory Committee Chair
(2017-2019)
Bruce Crawford, MPH, MA Bruce Crawford, MPH, MA
Vice President, Real World Evidence & Insights
inVentiv Health Japan G.K., Tokyo, Japan.

Members

Representatives of ISPOR Regional Chapters in Asia

Australia Chapter
Stephen Goodall, BPharm Stephen Goodall, BSc (Hons), MSc (Health Economics), PhD,
Assoc. Prof. in Health Economics & Deputy Director of the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation (CHERE), University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Beijing Chapter
Li Yang, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Health Policy & Mgmt
School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center
Peking University
Beijing, China

Chinese MDA-PE Chapter
Wei Zhang, MD, PhD,
Assistant Dean of Global Executive Education & Associate Professor, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing, China

Hong Kong Chapter
Vivian Lee, PharmD 
Associate Professor 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 
Hong Kong

India Chapter
Suresh K Gupta, PhD, DSC (Hon.), FIPS, FIACS, FISER, FRSM, FICR (UK)
Professor Emeritus & Head, Clinical Research (DIPSAR), Advisor To Pharmacovigilance Program of India (PvPI), Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research, University of Delhi,
New Delhi, India

India-Amaravati Chapter
Rama Rao Nadendla, M.Pharm., PhD

Rama Rao Nadendla, M.Pharm., PhD, F.I.C.,
Chalapathi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, India


India-Andhra Pradesh Chapter
Nayanabhirama Udupa PhD

Y. Padmanabha Reddy, M.Pharm, PhD
Principal
Raghavendra Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (RIPER), Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India


India-Karnataka Chapter
Nayanabhirama Udupa PhD

Nayanabhirama Udupa, PhD
Professor and Principal
College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University
Manipal, India


India-Mumbai Chapter
Amit Dang, MD

Amit Dang, MD
Founder and CEO
MarksMan Healthcare Solutions
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


India-Telangana Chapter
Suresh Bandari, PhD, M. Pharm

Suresh Bandari, PhD, M. Pharm
Principal
St.Peter's Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Kakatiya University
Warangal, Telangana, India


India-West Bengal Chapter
Subhash Chandra Mandal, M.Pharm, PhD

Subhash Chandra Mandal, M.Pharm, PhD
Senior Inspector
Directorate of Drugs Control
Govt. of West Bengal
Kolkata, India


Indonesia Chapter
Ahmad Fuad Afdhal, PhD
Faculty of Public Health
University of Indonesia,
Depok, Indonesia

Iran Chapter
Shekoufeh Nikfar, PharmD, PhD Shekoufeh Nikfar, PharmD, PhD
Ministry of Health & Medical Education; and Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Japan Chapter
Shinya Saito, MD, PhD

Shinya Saito, MD, PhD
Professor, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Okayama University, Tokyo, Japan


Kazakhstan Chapter
Alexandr Kostyuk, MD, PhD

Alexandr Kostyuk, MD, PhD
Head of Centre of Standardization and HTA
Republican Centre for Health Development
Astana, Kazakhstan


 
Korea Chapter
Hye-Young Kang, PhD

Hye-Young Kang, PhD
Professor
College of Pharmacy, Yonsei University
Incheon, Korea


Malaysia Chapter
Syed Mohamed Aljunid, MD, PhD
Professor, Health Economics & Public Health Medicine and Head, International Centre for Casemix and Clinical Coding, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mongolia Chapter

Ganbat Byambaa, MD, MPH, MHSM, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Sciences
University of Mongolia,
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


New Zealand Chapter
James Harris, MPhil

James Harris, MPhil
Manager, Health Economics, PHARMAC, Wellington, New Zealand


Northeast China Chapter
Lihua Sun, PhD

Lihua Sun, PhD
Professor and Chairman of Pharmacy Administration
School of Business Administration
Shenyang Pharmaceutical University
Shenyang, China


Pakistan Chapter
Anwarul Hassan Gilani, PhD
Professor, Director
Aga Khan University Medical College
Karachi, Pakistan

Philippines Chapter
Kenneth Y. Hartigan-Go, MD

Kenneth Y. Hartigan-Go, MD, MD (UK)
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Manila, Philippines


Shanghai Chapter
Wen Chen, PhD 
Professor, Deputy Dean
School of Public Health, Fudan University 
Shanghai, China

Singapore Chapter
John Tayu Lee, PhD

John Tayu Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health Technology, National University of Singapore, Singapore


South China Chapter
Jie Jiang, PhD, MD

Jie Jiang, PhD, MD
Vice Director, Department of Science and Technology Research
and Director of Pharmaceutical Economics & Health Technology
Assessment Research Center (PEHTARC)
JiNan University
Guangzhou, China


Tawain Chapter
Chee-Jen Chang, PhD

Chee-Jen Chang, PhD
Director, Clinical Informatics and 
Medical Statistics Research Center
Professor, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Tao Yuan, Taiwan


Thailand Chapter
Vithaya Kulsomboon PhD Vithaya Kulsomboon, PhD
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Planning and Development, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University
Bangkok, Thailand

Viet Nam-Hanoi Chapter
Nguyen Duc Hinh, MD, PhD

Nguyen Duc Hinh, MD, PhD
Principal & Professor
Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Viet Nam

 


West China Chapter
Xin Sun, PhD

Xin Sun, PhD
Professor and Director, Clinical Research and Evaluation Unit
Chinese Evidence-based Medicine Center
West China Hospital
Sichuan University
Chengdu, China

ISPOR 8th Asia-Pacific Conference

ISPOR 8th Asia-Pacific Conference  Co-Chair
Takashi Fukuda, PhD

Takashi Fukuda, PhD
Director, Department of Health and Welfare Services, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan


ISPOR 8th Asia-Pacific Conference Program Committee Co-Chair
Shunya Ikeda, MD, MS, DrMedSci

Shunya Ikeda, MD, MS, DrMedSci
Professor of Public Health and Pharmacoeconomics International University of Health and Welfare, Ohtawara, Japan

 
ISPOR 8th Asia-Pacific Conference Co-Chair:
Shinya Saito, MD, PhD

Shinya Saito, MD, PhD
Professor, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Okayama University, Tokyo, Japan


ISPOR 8th Asia-Pacific Conference Program Committee Co-Chair
Kun Zhao, MD, PhD, MHSc

Kun Zhao, MD, PhD, MHSc
Professor & Director, Division of Health Policy Evaluation and Technology Assessment, China National Health Development Research Center, National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), Beijing, China

     
2016-2018 Asia Consortium Education Committee Chair
Eui-Kyung Lee, PhD

Eui-Kyung Lee, PhD
Professor, Pharmaceutical Policy & Outcomes Research, School of Pharmacy, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea

 
2016-2018 Asia Consortium Publication Committee Chair
Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, PhD

Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, PhD, PharmD
Professor, School of Pharmacy
Monash University Malaysia
Selangor, Malaysia

Value in Health Regional Issues Co-Editor-in-Chief
Bong-Min Yang PhD Bong-Min Yang PhD
Professor of Economics, School of Public Health
Seoul National University,
Seoul, South Korea
 
2016-2018 Asia Consortium Health Service Providers (Clinicians) Committee Chair
Nicky Lieberman, MD

Nicky Lieberman, MD
Head, Community Medicine Division
Clalit Health Services
Kfar Saba, Israel

2016-2018 Asia Consortium Health Technology Producer (Industry) Committee Chair
Boxiong Tang, MD, PhD, MPH

Boxiong Tang, MD, PhD, MPH
Associate Vice President & Head,
Global Health Outcomes, Merck & Co. Inc.,
Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA

 
2016-2018 Health Technology Assessment Agencies, Health Care Policymakers & Payers Committee Chair
Jitendar Sharma, PhD

Jitendar Sharma, PhD
CEO, Andhra Med Tech Zone (AMTZ) and Head, National Health Systems Resource Center, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
New Delhi, India

2015-2017 Asia Consortium Young Professionals Group Chair
Jing Wu, PhD

Jing Wu, PhD
Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy
Tianjin University
Tianjin, China

 
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Working Group Founding Chair
Namkwen Kim

Namkwen Kim, D.K.M., MPH, PhD
Director, Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research & Economic Evaluation in Korean Medicine, and Professor, Pusan National University, Yangsan, Gyeongnam, South Korea


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