Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pang Yong Kek University MalayaMalaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pang Yong Kek
Associate Prof Dr Pang Yong Kek is currently a lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, He also assumes the post as a senior consultant respiratory physician at the University Malaya Medical Centre - which is a teaching hospital affiliated to the Faculty of Medicine. He started his career in the Ministry of Health and had worked in various hospitals before crossing over to the University in 2002. He has a wide range of research interests, which includes lung infections (especially tuberculosis), obstructive airway disease, interstitial lung disease and lung cancer. He has been very active in continuous medical education and has been invited to speak on various respiratory disorders in many conferences, nationwide and in the Asia Pacific region. Besides, he has been very active in several professional societies. One of these is the Malaysian Thoracic Society, where he is the current President. He also sits in the Lung Foundation of Malaysia Trustee Board as a board member.