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Members of A4D’s Healthcare Professional Advisory Group

A4D’s Advisory Group

Professor May Ng OBE – Trustee and Volunteer Chief Medical Advisor for A4D – Paediatric Endocrinologist, United Kingdom
Prof May Ng is an Honorary Professor at Edge Hill University, Associate Professor at University of Liverpool and she holds a dual accreditation specialist qualification in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes in the United Kingdom. 
Prof. Lek Ngee – Volunteer Medical Advisor for A4D - 
Paediatric Endocrinologist, Singapore
Prof Lek Ngee is currently a Senior Consultant Paediatrician in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) in Singapore.  Dr Lek strives to be a competent and caring Paediatrician.  He is a specialist doctor in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes.  He is deeply committed to providing the highest quality of clinical care for children and adolescents with diabetes mellitus and a wide range of endocrine conditions. 
Dr. Agustini Utari – Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Indonesia
​​Agustini Utari is a consultant paediatric endocrinologist and currently, as the head of the Paediatric endocrinology division at the Diponegoro University/ Dr. Kariadi Hospital, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. She graduated as a Paediatrician from the Faculty of Medicine, Diponegoro University and her Paediatric Endocrinology Consultant at the University of Indonesia, Jakarta.
Prof. Taninee Sahakitrungruang – Volunteer Medical Advisor for A4D -
Paediatric Endocrinologist, Thailand
Prof Taninee Sahakitrungruang is a Professor at Division of Endocrinology, Department of Paediatrics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. She did her training in Paediatrics and in Paediatric Endocrinology at Chulalongkorn University, and did an additional two years of fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco with Professor Walter L Miller.
Prof. Aman B Pulungan – Paediatric Consultant, PhD, FAAP, FRCPI (Hon.)
Aman B Pulungan is a Professor of paediatrics, Executive Director of the International Paediatric Association, senior consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, member of the NCD Child Governing Council, immediate past president of the Asia Pacific Pediatric Association, immediate past president of Indonesian Pediatric Society, and past president of the Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society (APPES).
Amanda Epps – Diabetes Specialist Nurse, United Kingdom
Amanda Epps has been a diabetes specialist nurse at Medway NHS foundation trust for the past 7 years, before she specialised in diabetes Amanda was a Senior sister of an acute medical ward at the same trust. Her current role covers specialist care of people with diabetes across primary, community and secondary care. 
Dr. Amphayvahn Manivong – Paediatrician, Laos
Amphayvanh Manivong is a senior paediatrician at Mahosot Hospital in Vientiane Capital. Her current role covers paediatric care in the general ward of paediatric department and specialist care for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) at the diabetes mellitus clinic that was established since 2016. 
Andrew Gerald Tan Hua Kiong – Pharmacist, Malaysia
Andrew is a Senior Clinical Pharmacist in a public hospital in Sarawak, Malaysia, who holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Pharmacy. He is also a Diabetes Medication Therapy Adherence Clinic (DMTAC) pharmacist who is heavily involved in the care of patients with diabetes.
Anne Marie Frohock – Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian, United Kingdom
Anne Marie Frohock BSc(Hons) PGDip RD is Lead Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian with the Oxfordshire Children’s Diabetes team.She has been working as a specialist diabetes dietitian since 2014 and is passionate about empowering all children and young people living with T1D to live life to their fullest potential.
A/Prof Dr Azriyanti Anuar Zaini – Paediatric Endocrinologist, Malaysia
A/Professor Dr Azriyanti Anuar Zaini is an Associate Professor, Consultant Paediatrician, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist and Senior Lecturer in Department of Paediatric, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
Bethany Kelly – Diabetes Specialist Nurse, United Kingdom
Bethany Kelly currently works in Southampton, as a Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse. She has been involved with diabetes care for the last 10 years of her career. She has recently completed her MSc in Diabetes Practice with Swansea University. 
Dr Bui Phuong Thao – Paediatric Endocrinologist, Vietnam
Dr Bui Phuong Thao has devoted nearly 30 years in the field of paediatrics and paediatric endocrinology, is an expert in research and clinical practice on diabetes in children, precocious puberty, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Turner syndrome, hypopituitarism, growth retardation, adrenal tumours, disorders of sex and genetic development.
A/Prof Dr Iv Malene – Paediatrician, Cambodia
Dr Iv Malene has been working in Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital for 26 years. She is now a Senior Consultant Paediatrician heading up the diabetes clinic of the paediatric department and the Vice Director of Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital in Phnom Penh.
Dr Khaysy Rassavong – Paediatrician, Laos
Rassavong is a Senior Consultant Paediatrician, heading up the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Mahosot Hospital, Vientiane, Laos. He completed his training and fellowship in paediatrics in 2003 at the University of Health Sciences of Lao PDR.
Lena Lim – Clinical Nurse Consultant Credentialed Diabetes Educator, Sydney Australia 
Lena Lim currently works in Sydney as a Paediatric CNC-CDE. She completed her postgraduate in Diabetes Education and Management in Sydney and was the recipient of New South Wales Health Postgraduate Scholarship.
Lim Pei Kwee – Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Singapore
Lim Pei Kwee is a Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Educator and currently working at KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore. She is actively involved in diabetes education as well as mentoring adolescents and young adults living with diabetes through support group activities.
Prof Dr Lim Keuky – Physician, Cambodia
Professor Lim Keuky has devoted his life to the promotion of diagnosis, treatment, and self-management for Cambodians living with diabetes. He founded the Cambodian Diabetes Association (CDA) to achieve these ends.
Prof Dr Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin – Paediatric Endocrinologist, Malaysia
Professor Dr Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin is currently The Deputy Dean (Undergraduate Studies) at the Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, after serving as Head of the Department of Paediatrics (2016-2021). He works as a Senior Consultant Paediatrician and Senior Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and as a Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya. 
A/Prof Dr Myint Nilar – Paediatrician, Myanmar
Dr Myint Nilar is an Associate Professor at the University of Medicine, Mandalay, Myanmar. She practices as a Consultant Paediatrician at the 550 Bedded Mandalay Children Hospital, in charge of the Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic. She has deep passion in paediatric endocrine, especially Type 1 Diabetes that she manages with unique patient centric approach. Besides clinic care, she pays much attention on patient education and family support.
A/Prof Dr Prapai Dejkhamron – Paediatric Endocrinologist, Thailand
Dr Prapai Dejkhamron is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.  She completed my Endocrinology fellowship training programs from Chiang Mai University and University of Michigan. 
Dr Rose Stewart – Consultant Clinical Psychologist, United Kingdom
Dr Rose Stewart is a multi-award winning Consultant Clinical Psychologist working in North Wales. She is the acting Diabetes Psychology lead for Wales and the chair of the UK Diabetes Psychology Network. She also writes guided self-help books for people living with diabetes.
Soe Nyi Nyi – Nutritionist, Myanmar
Soe Nyi Nyi is a committed nutritionist with more than thirteen years of experience in the area of public health nutrition and food security with International Non-Government Organizations and UN agencies in Myanmar. He is currently working with UN World Food Programme as a REACH National Facilitator coordinating the UN Nutrition network in Myanmar. He has been volunteering with A4D since 2017.
Steffen Tange – Chartered Psychologist, Coach & Keynote speaker – Denmark
Stefan is a highly experienced psychologist & group analyst and has been a close collaborator with the famous Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen from 2006-2017. Together with Steno, Steffen has co-hosted international training courses in “Practical Diabetology” worldwide for doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in Diabetes care: 75+ courses in Denmark, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, India, Mexico, Palestine and South Africa.
Dr Steven James -  RN  PhD  Grad Cert Diab Edn & Mgt  FHEA, Australia

Dr Steven James has around two decades experience as a nurse clinician in cardiology, emergency medicine, paediatrics and, primarily, diabetes. This has been in world-wide healthcare systems, and at non-governmental organisations. More recently, he has been a Lecturer of Nursing at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia.

Steven’s PhD focused on current and future service support for young adults with Type 1 Diabetes in Australia. He has led and is part of teams that have been awarded grants involving Type 1 Diabetes and emergency medicine, kidney disease, and psychosocial care, and has been recognised as a future research leader by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Australia). Steven is regularly invited to participate in domestic and international diabetes-related initiatives, and lives with Type 1 Diabetes himself.

Prof Dr Supawadee Likitmaskul – Paediatric Endocrinologist, Thailand
Clinical Professor Supawadee Likitmaskul, currently works as a consultant in pediatric endocrinologist Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University and also serves as a director of Siriraj Diabetes Center, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok Thailand.
A/Prof Emeritus Nguyen Thy Khue – Endocrinologist, Vietnam
Professor Khue is head of the Endocrinology Division and an associate Professor Emeritus at the Department of Endocrinology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Dr Vu Chi Dung – Paediatric Endocrinologist, Vietnam
Dr Vu Chi Dung is the Head of Department of Medical Genetics, Metabolism and Endocrinology and Director of Center for Rare Disease and Newborn Screening, Vietnam National Children’s Hospital which is one of the best pediatric hospitals in Vietnam. He has extensive clinical experience in pediatric endocrinology, medical genetics and inherited metabolic disease.
Prof Dr Wannee Nitiyanant – Endocrinologist, Thailand
Professor Wannee Nitiyanat is a Consultant Adult Endocrinologist with over 50 years of experience in clinical, research and academics related to diabetes care. She graduated from Mahidol University, Bangkok and had her post-graduate training in the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta and Presbyterian University Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the USA. She has great passion for research in diabetes mellitus, lipid disorders and obesity.
Dr Yeow Toh Peng – Endocrinologist, Malaysia
Dr Yeow is a consultant endocrinologist in Loh Guan Lye Specialist Centre, Penang. She has been treating diabetes and other disorders of the endocrine system for over 20 years. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.
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