Dr. Chun-Ming LEE
MD, PhD, FCCP
Dr. Chun-Ming LEE (李聰明) received his medical education at the Taipei Medical University, Taiwan and Institute of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan. He obtained his postgraduate education in Tokyo Medical College, Japan in Laser therapy; University of Edinburgh, UK in Internal Medicine and University of Mahidol, Thailand in Tropical medicine and hygiene. He also has the Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest disease from University of Wales, UK, Tropical medicine and Hygiene from University of London, UK.
As a division director of Infectious Disease and Infection Control Centre (1996-2010) in MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Vice-president of MacKay Memorial hospital in Tai-Tung branch (1994-1995), he became the Medical commissioner of MacKay Memorial Hospital (2012-2015). He is the superintendent of St. Joseph’s Hospital from Jan.2016 till now.
As a President of Infection Control society of Taiwan (ICST) from 2009 to 2015, he plays a key role in the development of infection control program in Taiwan. He cooperates with Taiwan-CDC to initiate many infection prevention projects, such as setup sterilization monitoring and infection control guideline, Hand hygiene campaign program, National CLABSI, Catheter-associated UTI, and VAP care bundles pioneer and promotion research, et al. to pursue the zero tolerance. He also takes the lecturer in MacKay Medicine, Nursing and Management College as an associate professor. He is a clinical professor of MacKay Medical College too. On 2015, the biannual international meeting of Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) was held in Taiwan and he had great honour to take the chair. The conference was very successful indeed.
His interests are in infection control, antimicrobial resistance, infectious disease, and chest disease as well as quality improvement. He is an experienced trainer in infection control, quality improvement, and patient safety.
APSIC Journal Assistant Editor / Coordinator
Dr. Fong Siew Moy
Dr Fong Siew Moy is a Consultant Paediatrician and currently the Head of the Peadiatric Department and Infection Control Unit in Sabah Women and Children’s Hospital in Sabah, Malaysia. She is also the Sabah State Infection Control Coordinator and Chairperson of the Sabah Infection Control and Antimicrobial Society.
She graduated from University of Malaya and completed her membership (MRCP) in Edinburgh. She subsequently went on to do her fellowship in Paediatric Infectious Disease at the The Children”s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia.
Her main interests are in Paediatric Infectious diseases, Paediatric HIV and Infection Control and her publications are mainly in the field of paediatric infectious diseases. She has been actively involved in infection control both at the state and national level in the past 15 years.
APSIC Journal Editor coordinator
Dr. Namita Jaggi
MBBS, MD (MICROBIOLOGY), MBA (Healthcare Management)
Dr. Namita Jaggi is currently the Director, Lab services and Infection control & Chief, Education & Research at the Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, India. She is an alumnus of the prestigious MAMC (Maulana Azad Medical College) in New Delhi, India and has more than 25 years of experience in Microbiology and Infection control having excelled in her academic career with many awards and distinctions. She has been a National Talent Search Scholarship Holder in school, received Distinctions and gold medals in Physiology, Microbiology & Ophthalmology. She has successfully steered the Artemis hospital through NABH, NABL, Green OT and JCI audits. She is also the Chairperson of the Infection control Committee and the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee at the hospital.
Dr Namita is the country secretary for INICC (International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium). She is one among twelve in the world to be chosen as the APIC Heroes of infection prevention for the year 2012 and SHEA (Society for healthcare epidemiology of America) International ambassador for the year 2015. She is on executive board in Hospital Infection Society, India (HISI) and Asia Pacific Society for Infection prevention and control (APSIC). She extensively collaborates with National and International experts in the field of infection control for Global Development in this field. She is also a member of SHEA, IFIC, INICC and APIC.
Dr. Namita Jaggi is a NABL, NABH, Green OT and JCI– lab surveyor. She has authored a number of publications, research papers and articles including a book – Microbiology Theory for MLT. She is the editor for Journal of Patient Safety and Infection control. She has co-guided several DNB theses and is also actively involved in translational research at Artemis. She has represented India in writing APSIC Central line associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) guidelines and also contributed chapters on blood stream infections and judicious use of antibiotics in a book published by Indian Medical Association (IMA). She has also contributed to Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizations (CAHO) in writing modules on Antibiotics and Antibiotic policy.
She has participated in numerous International and National conferences as speaker and panelist. Dr Namita has won various awards and Honors – under her leadership Artemis Hospital was the first hospital in India to be awarded for the Asia Pacific hand hygiene excellence award, 2010-2011 at Melbourne.
APSIC Web page coordinator
Dr. Zhiyong Zong
Professor, Center of Infectious Diseases,
Director, Infection Control Department,
West China Hospital, Sichuan University.
Dr. Zong is a senior physician-scientist for infectious diseases and is in charge of the infection control program in West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. He was the International Ambassador of SHEA in 2011 and is an awardee of the Newton Advanced Fellowship, Royal Society, UK. His expertise is in the management of multi-drug resistant organisms (MDRO) infections in critically ill or immunocompromised patients. His main research interests are the epidemiology and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in the Enterobacteriaceae and Acinetobacter spp. and the prevention and control of MDRO. He has authored 76 peer-reviewed papers in English in Science Citation Index-indexed journals.