The advisory board of Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management consists of industry thought leaders and experts who guide us in the developing the best and most relevant content for the publication.
Piyanun has over 20 years’ experience in the healthcare industry, over 10 years’ experience in healthcare technology and hospital transformation, and over 5 years’ experience in healthcare technology management. Her expertise includes healthcare technology standards and international hospital standards, project management, and strategic plans for hospital transformation.
Eiman Shafa, MD, FAAOS, is a board-certified orthopaedic spine surgeon at Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis MN. Dr. Shafa was named one of Mpls. / St.Paul Magazine’s Top Doctors: Rising Stars for the last three consecutive years, and he recently received the 20 Under 40 Award by NASS Spine in 2021.
Imelda Leslie Rillon has over twenty years of experience in quality management. Leslie is currently the Regional Quality Assurance Director for Zuellig Pharma, a leading healthcare services company in Asia. She is a key contributor to the development of Zuellig Pharma & Quality 4.0 roadmap and leads the team in ensuring the currency of the corporate Quality governance framework across the region by integrating digitalized quality processes for digitally enabled quality risk management.
Luzviminda C. Nietes has over 20 years of experience in senior management leadership positions at various pharmaceutical companies like Merck Sharp and Dohme, Sanofi, Cathay Drug, Mergers Drugfil, and several healthcare and medical institutions. Currently working as the Director of Business Planning and Development, specializing in marketing, sales, customer service, and business development, as well as the Charter Auditor for Lions Club International -- Sinagtala Lions Club.
Beverly A Jensen works globally to promote individuals’ education and participation in their health. She is an international speaker, corporate wellness consultant, health coach, and author of 21st Century Wellness Rx (2020). Her website to promote natural health, www.WomensMedicineBowl.com, opened in 2003.
K GANAPATHY is a Past President of the Telemedicine Society of India. Former Secretary and Past President of the Neurological Society of India, former Secretary of the Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgery , Past President of the Indian Society of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery. He is a pioneer in introducing Telemedicine in India.
Pradeep Ray is an Honorary Professor and Founder of the WHO Collaborating Centre on eHealth at the UNSW Medicine and Health (University of New South Wales, Australia). He founded the Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan-SJTU Joint Institute-China. Pradeep is particularly interested in the role of entrepreneurship in healthcare, leading to three recent books; Technology Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development (Springer Nature-Singapore 2022), Digital Methods and Tools for Healthy Ageing (IET Press-UK 2021) and Mobile Technologies for Delivering Healthcare in Remote, Rural or Developing Regions (IET Press-UK 2020).
Nicola Pastorello, Ph.D., is a leading technologist within the artificial intelligence and data science fields. During his career he has been involved with the design of advanced solutions for medical use: from epileptic seizure detection and prediction with neural networks, to machine learning-based mental health assessment tools.
Gurrit K Sethi is a Founder of MIINDMYMIIND. With over 21 years in healthcare under her belt, across different healthcare verticals, Gurrit has carried transformational changes in the projects she has led, four of those being early-stage start-ups. Gurrit is an avid traveller and voracious reader of various genres, attributes which she says, provide her with incisive insights about people and systems and what drives them.
Chairman - Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket,New Delhi, India. Padmashri Awarded by The President of India. Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa). Surgeon to His Holiness Dalai Lama. Dr Chowbey is a pioneer laparoscopic surgeon in the Asian subcontinent. Prestigious positions held- Worldwide President - International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) (2012- 13) , Founder President- Asia Pacific Hernia Society (2004) , President- Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS) (2004- 2009), President- Asia Pacific Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Society (APMBSS) (2010-12).