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MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE

Speakers include:

Dr Gary Mak
Ass Prof Dr Gary Mak
Dr Gary Mak is a Clinical Associate Professor (honorary) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He serves as the Director of the Pro-Cardio Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Centre. Additionally, Dr. Mak holds the position of Past President at Sports Medicine and Sports Science Association of Hong Kong, China and the board member of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee. With over 20 years of experience, he serves as the Consultant Cardiologist at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, providing medical care to elite athletes.
Prof Yannis Pitsiladis
Prof Yannis Pitsiladis
Prof Dr Yannis Pitsiladis, a Professor of Sport and Exercise Science at Baptist University Hong Kong, has a notable research background in lifestyle and genetics for human health and performance. He created the largest DNA biobank from world-class athletes during his 15 years at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. A member of several scientific commissions, including the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission and the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), he has published over 180 peer-reviewed papers, written and edited several books, and featured in numerous research documentaries and popular books.
Prof Antonio H. Castro Neto
Prof Antonio Castro Neto
Prof Antonio Castro Neto, also known as the “godfather of graphene”, is a Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Materials Scientists Engineering and Physics and Director of two research institutes at the National University of Singapore, the Centre for Advanced 2D Materials (CA2DM) and the Institute for Functional Intelligent Materials (IFIM).
Dr Fadzil Hamzah
Dr Fadzil Hamzah
Dr Fadzil Hamzah practises at the Department of Sport and Exercise Medicine in Changi General Hospital and leads the Singapore Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre at Singapore General Hospital. He oversees the health of Team Singapore athletes and is a visiting clinician at the Singapore Sports Institute. Dr. Fadzil is Director of Community Programmes for Exercise is Medicine Singapore (EIMS) and Deputy Director for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in SingHealth’s Office of Regional Health. He also holds key roles in various health organisations, including MHPA, M3, Yellow Ribbon Singapore, and MTFA Dialysis Centre. Passionate about social prescription, he serves on the Health Coaching Chapter of the Society of Behavioural Health Singapore (SBHS).
Dr Samuel Ka-Kin Ling
Dr Samuel Ka-Kin Ling
Dr Samuel Ka-Kin Ling, an Orthopaedic Surgeon, heads the Foot and Ankle Surgery team at the Prince of Wales Hospital at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a core CUHK sports medicine team member led by Prof Patrick Yung, who looks after most HK athletes. His research focuses on innovative Foot and Ankle Surgery and Regenerative Technologies. He has received prestigious awards and training worldwide. Dr. Ling holds significant leadership positions, has presented extensively at international conferences, and published numerous articles and textbook chapters.
Dr Kam-Ming Mok
Dr Kam-Ming Mok
Dr Kam-Ming Mok is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, China. He carries out research projects regarding Sports Injury Biomechanics and Motion Analysis, especially focusing on ACL injury risk screening. Dr. Mok published over 30 articles in peer- reviewed international journals, and contributed to 4 book chapters.
Dr Suriya Prakaash
Dr Suriya Prakaash
Dr Suriya Prakaash, a graduate of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and a specialist in Sports Medicine, is the head of the Soldier Development Branch at the Centre of Excellence for Soldier Performance. He oversees exercise physiology, nutrition, and performance in the heat for soldiers. An avid long-distance runner and former national champion, he has represented Singapore in various competitions and pursued further specialization in Sports Medicine, including an IOC Diploma in 2015.
Prof Moritz Schumann
Prof Moritz Schumann
Prof Moritz Schumann leads the Department of Sports Medicine and Exercise Therapy at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. He received his PhD in Biology of Physical Activity from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, and did post-doctoral studies at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. In 2016, he joined the German Sport University Cologne, completing his habilitation and receiving the venia legendi in Clinical Exercise Physiology in 2022. Dr. Schumann co-founded the European INTERLIVE®-Network, developing standards for wearable device validation. He is involved in EU-funded projects enhancing wearable technology in sports and healthcare. He has authored over 90 peer-reviewed publications, seven textbooks, and more than 70 conference abstracts.
Prof Anna Tong Khim Leng
Prof Anna Tong Khim Leng
Clinical Associate Prof Anna Tong Khim Leng is a Senior Consultant cardiologist at Changi General Hospital (CGH), echo director, and leads the cardiac screening program for the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). She chairs the Echo Chapter of the Singapore Cardiac Society. From 2012 to 2019, she was Chief of Cardiology at CGH and ex-Director of the Coronary Care Unit. Prof. Tong earned her MBBS from the National University of Singapore and trained at the University of Virginia. Her interests include contrast echocardiography and sports cardiology. She was a finalist for the Young Investigator Award in the American Society of Echocardiography and the Samuel A. Levine Young Investigator Award.

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