Chairs and Speakers – Y
Main position/role: Head, Infectious diseases unit, Sheba medical center, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Dafna Yahav is the head of the infectious diseases unit at Sheba Medical Center, Ramat-Gan, Israel; and an associate Professor in Tel-Aviv University, Israel. Her research interests focus on multidrug resistant bacterial infections, antibiotic treatment, and infections in immunocompromised patients. She is an ESCMID fellow, secretary of the ESGIE sub-group, member of the ESCMID ethical committee, and member of the ECCMID program committee. She is also a member of the editorial board of the Infectious Diseases and Therapy journal and the Plos One journal.
Main position/role: Professor of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Chief Executive of the National University Health System, Singapore
Dr. Yeoh is professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore and Chief Executive of the National University Health System. He is a gastroenterologist and served and Dean of NUS School of Medicine from 2011 ti 2018. His research interest is in enhancing the early detection of gastric and colorectal cancers. He is the Lead Principal Investigator of the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium. He has published over 190 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and has an H-index of 56 with over 10,300 citations.