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Asian Pacific Prostate Society

Setting Standards for Patients in AP Region

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Bannakij Lojanapiwat,M.D.

Bannakij Lojanapiwat,M.D.

President, 1/1/17~ 12/31/18

As an active member of the Urological community, he is a member of several international and national scientific bodies, such as the Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand, the international Continence Society, the Endourological Society, and the international Society for Sexual and impotence Research. In addition to being widely published, Professor Lojanapiwat sits on many editorial boards, including Prostate International, the International Journal of Urology, the Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology, and the Journal of Medical Association of Thailand etc.

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Ji Youl Lee, MD, PhD

President-Elect, 1/1/17~ 12/31/18

Professor Ji Youl Lee is the director of the Urology Oncology team, director of out-patients department, director of urology department, President of Catholic Cancer Center, President of the Biobank at St Mary’s Hospital, Catholic University of Korea. He has strong affiliations to prostate societies. He is the President of the Korea Prostate Bank and acts as President of Korea Prostate Society, Vice President of the Asian Pacific Prostate Society (APPS), President-elect of Asia Pacific Society of Uro-oncology. Professor Lee is a highly-awarded speaker and researcher. His special interests are in Urological Oncology, Robot-assisted and Laparoscopic Surgery, Prostate Disease and Kidney Transplant. He has published widely in international peer reviewed journals.

Jun Hyuk HONG, MD, PhD

Jun Hyuk HONG, MD, PhD

Secretary General, 1/1/17~ 12/31/18

Professor Jun Hyuk Hong is currently a Chief of Center for Robot Training, Chief of Center for Urologic Oncology of Asan Medical Center. He is an active member of several urological societies. He serves as Secretary General of Asian Pacific Prostate Society(APPS), Director of International Cooperation Committee(KSSMA), Director of Scientific Committee at Korean Urological Association(KUA), Director of , Scientific Committee at Korean Prostate Society(KPS), Director of By-Law Committee at Korean Society for Urological Ultrasonography(KSUU), Director of Scientific Committee at Korean Society for Men’s Health and Aging(KOMHA). He has a wide range of interest, in particular in prostate cancer, Bladder Cancer, Renal Cancer, Cell Therapy.

Kin Cheung

Kin Cheung

Business Secretary General, Standing Committee Member
President and Principal Consultant Global Link Medical Consulting Company LLC, USA

With headquarters located in the United States and affiliated distribution companies in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and SE Asia, Mr. Cheung runs a medical device distribution and consultancy firm that helps medical device companies expand business operations throughout Asia. Prior to joining APPS as a standing committee member, Mr. Cheung is credited with bringing advanced minimally invasive technologies, including robotic surgeries and laparoscopic instrumentations, to Asia. In his role as the Business General Secretary, Mr. Cheung will act as a liaison between APPS and industry partners to further improve industrial relationship and financial strength of the society, helping to provide opportunities for education, training, and community awareness regarding prostate health.