The Conference Program Review Committee, in partnership with ISPOR staff, is responsible for selecting the plenary topics and speakers for regional conferences.

Consortium members may participate in working committees. Please contact us.

ISPOR Asia Pacific 2018 Conference Program Committee

ISPOR Asia Pacific 2018 Conference Co-Chairs:

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

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

ISPOR 8th Asia-Pacific Conference Program Committee Co-Chairs:

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

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

Research Review Committee Co-Chairs:

Paul Scuffham, PhD
Professor in Health Economics, Director of the Centre for Applied Health Economics (School of Medicine), and Deputy Director of the Menzies Health Institute, Queensland, Australia

Jing Wu, PHD
Professor, Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

Eui-Kyung Lee, PhD, RPh
Professor of Pharmaceutical Policy and Outcomes Research, SungKyunKwan University (SKKU), Seoul, South Korea

Christopher Carswell, MSc
Editor-in Chief, PharmacoEconomics, Springer Nature, Auckland, New Zealand

Issue Panel Review Committee Co-Chairs:

Vivian WY Lee, BSc, PharmD, BCPS
(Added Qualification in Cardiology), Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, and Assistant Dean (Student Development), Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Bhagwan Aggarwal, PhD, MBA, MSc, Mphil, BSc
Assistant Director & Head of Department, Environmental Carcinogen Unit / Molecular Biology, National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH), Indian Council of Medical Research, Almedabad, India

Workshop Review Committee Co-Chairs:

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

Hui-Chu Lang, PhD
Professor, Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Local Program Review Committee Members:

Hiroyuki Sakamaki, PhD
Professor, Department of Management, School of Management, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan

Kojiro Shimozuma, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Health Services Research, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Life Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan

Hiroyuki Okumura, PhD
Associate Director & Medical Science Staff, Medical Affairs, QA, RA and Pharmacovigilance, Astellas Pharma Inc., Tokyo, Japan

Chisato Hamashima, MD, PhD
Research Scientist, Center for Public Health Science, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

Manabu Akazawa, PhD
Professor, Public Health and Epidemiology, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan

Shinichi Noto, MS, PhD
Professor, Niigata Sogo Gakuen School Corporation, Niigata University of Health and Welfare, Niigata, Japan

Shuichi Yamaguchi
HTA Group manager, External Affairs Department, Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

Ataru Igarashi, PhD, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Drug Policy and Management, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Takeru Shiroiwa, PhD
Senior Researcher, Department of Health and Welfare Services, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan