Conference Chair Global Public Health Conference



University of Malaya


Dr. Wong Li Ping from the University of Malaya, Malaysia will be the conference chair for the 3rd Global Public Health Conference (GlobeHEAL) 2020. She received her Ph.D. in medical science (Epidemiology) from the University of Malaya in 2004. She takes part in the Faculty’s research methodology, epidemiology and biostatistical teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Wong’s research has centred almost exclusively on social and behavioural medicine. Dr. Wong is a highly funded researcher. She has successfully secured grants and funding on an enormous range of subjects includes: [1] research on risk behaviours, [2] research on preventive behaviours [3] behavioural responses to emerging infectious diseases, and [4] sexual reproductive health research. Dr. Wong’s research also extends beyond behavioural medicine to environmental health. She has acquired a grant to study health impact and needs assessment of urban heat island phenomenon of the city of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Dr. Wong is also engaged as a registered Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consultant with the Department of Environment (DOE) Malaysia under the EIA Consultant Registration Scheme. She is a certified EIA Consultant since year 2014 and has been consultants for various EIA projects in Malaysia.

Dr. Wong has a proven track record in scholarly publications having published over 130 publications, over 80 of them indexed by the Web of Science (Thomson Reuters) and SCOPUS (Elsevier). Her publications also include Books and Book Chapters. Dr. Wong has supervised over 30 Master and Ph.D. thesis and currently supervises over 20 research students. She has acted as editorial member and reviewer to a number of journals and also has taught courses in Research Methodology.

The 3rd Global Public Health Conference (GlobeHEAL) 2020 will be held on the 13th – 14th of February 2020 in Bangalore, India under the theme “Embracing Community’s Responses to Address Global Public Health Issues”