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Speaker - Kathryn Williams
Kathryn
Williams
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Current Position, Department, Affiliation:

• Head of Department, Endocrinology, Nepean Hospital, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

 

• Conjoint Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney

 

Areas of interest

• Obesity

 

• Diabetes

 

• Metabolic health

 

• Health service design

 

• Social determinants of health

 

Educational and Career Experiences:

• 2011–2016: University of Sydney, Australia, Doctor of Philosophy

 

• 2011: Royal Australasian College of Physicians in Endocrinology Fellow

 

• 1995–2001: University of New South Wales, Australia

 

• Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine, Honors Class 1

 

• 2016–present: Clinical Lead and Manager of the Family Metabolic Health Service, Nepean Hospital

 

• 2021–present: Head of Department – Endocrinology, Nepean Hospital

 

Honors and Awards:

• 2011–2014: NHMRC Medical and Dental Postgraduate Scholarship for Clinical Research for PhD entitled “The Clinical Relevance of Non-invasive Measures of Liver Health and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in Diabetes Mellitus”

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Wah-Kheong Chan

University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Current Position, Department, Affiliation

• Professor of Medicine and Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist

 

• University of Malaya Medical Centre and University of Malaya Specialist Centre

 

Areas of interest: 

• Metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD)

 

Educational and Career Experiences:

• Executive Committee Member for the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology between 2015 and 2021.

 

• Scientific Co-Chair and a core member of the Organizing Committee for the Asian Pacific Digestive Week 2021.

 

• Associate Editor for the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and a member of the Editorial Board for Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and Clinical and Molecular Hepatology.

 

• Published numerous full papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented in both local and international conferences.

 

• Contributed to the section on NAFLD in the 6th Edition of the Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus for Malaysia.

 

• Lead author for the MSGH Consensus Statements on metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease.

 

• Member of the Global NASH Council, the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of Liver MAFLD Consortium, the Gut and Obesity in Asia Workgroup, and the CAP Prognosis Study Group.

 

Honors and Awards:

• Best Paper Award for 2nd place in the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, GUT 2017

 

• CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE: University of Malaya, 2017

 

• Best Paper Award 1st Prize at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology GUT 2016

 

• CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE: University of Malaya, 2015

 

• Best Paper Award 1st Prize at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, GUT 2015

 

• Asian Young Endoscopist Award 2015; Koran Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2015

 

• APDWF 2015, Posters of Distinction Award

 

• Best Paper Award 1st Prize at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, GUT 2015

 

• Poster of Distinction: Controlled attenuation parameter for the detection and quantification of hepatic steatosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, at the 23rd Conference of the Asian Pacific Association in the Study of the Liver 2014

 

• EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD: University of Malaya, 2013

 

• Best Paper Award 1st Prize at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, GUT 2013

 

• Best Paper Award 1st Prize at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, GUT 2012

 

• Scholarship as Visiting Scholar to Kyushu University Hospital, 2011


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