Dr Oyunaa is well known public health professional in Mongolia and her nickname is Health promotion Oyun because she was one of the first specialist in health promotion and has been working in this area since 1997. She has a medical degree and studied medicine in Irkutsk Medical University and in the Mongolian Medical Science University in 1986 - 1995. Upon graduation her bachelor degree in medicine she was hired to work as a health education at the National Center for Health Education and Training, which later joined the Health Management and Information Center and became the Department of Health - Government Implementing Agency in 2006. All these years, she has been working with this organization as an officer in charge for foreign relation, health promotion and in 2006 till 2011 she served as Director of Health promotion division at the DOH. In 2010, she was elected as President Mongolian Family Welfare Association, a full member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and in following year she was elected to a Governing Council of IPPF.
Dr. Joseph is a board-certified Internist and Infectious Diseases specialist, with a Master in Public Health. She worked as an Attending Physician and Professor of Medicine in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at New York Medical College and Columbia University Medical Center. She has published and presented at medical conferences on a number of research studies on Infectious Diseases and public health, particularly in tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme Disease and Babesiosis.
Dr. Myint Tun is a physician epidemiologist, and academician with over 20 years of working experience in Myanmar within Ministry of Health as well as UN organizations such as WHO and UNFPA. He received his medical degree (MBBS) from the University of Medicine (1) Yangon, Myanmar and earned his Master of Public Health in Health Services Research and Doctor of Public Health in Epidemiology from Loma Linda University in California, and post-doctoral study on the HIV/AIDS epidemiology at UCLA, California, USA. He worked as the first program manager of Targeted Condom Promotion in Myanmar and he was the Regional Officer and upper Myanmar HIV specialist of the Myanmar National AIDS Control Program in 2000s. He was the Head and Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Public Health in Myanmar before moving to Canada. Currently, he is a teaching faculty at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University (SFU) in British Columbia, Canada.
Carole Ann Campbell, American Sociology educator. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome educator, field placement coordinator California State University, Long Beach, since 1986. Member American Medical Writers Association. Eaching and research assistant, U. Albuquerque, 1976-1978; teaching and research assistant, U. Colorado, Denver, 1978-1979; teaching and research assistant, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1980-1984; instructor sociology, U. Nevada, Las Vegas, 1985-1986; associate professor sociology, California State University, Long Beach, since 1986. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome educator, field placement coordinator California State University, Long Beach, since 1986. Member American Medical Writers Association
Margalit Lober Head
Autoimmune Disease Unit at Rambam Medical Center, Israel
Dr. Margalit Lorber is the head of the head of the HIV unit at Rambam hospital. She has been advising AIDS Task Force on professional issues and advocated for the rights of people living with HIV at every level. She also instituted a program at the Technion for medical students called "Becoming a doctor" that has earned wide recognition. She has also worked in Africa on HIV related projects with number of organizations including the Clinton foundation.
Margalit was a student and then colleague of Prof. Zvi Bentwich since she began dealing with AIDS and asserts that he and his late wife had a great influence on her path and commitment to this sector. She brings to NALA her medical expertise, and vast experience in working to defend the rights of underprivileged segments of the population.
Prof Dushyantha Jayaweera MD, FACP, MRCOG (UK), CIP is the Executive Dean for Research and Research Education and a Professor in Clinical Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He graduated from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and has been working on HIV for the last 25 years. He has received grant support from the National Institutes of Drug Abuse, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and the National Science Foundation. Dr Jayaweera has led and continues to lead numerous industry-funded trials HIV and HIV/HCV coinfection and has published extensively. He was formerly the Associate vice Provost for Human Subject Research overseeing the activities of the ethics committees. He received his M.D. degree in Sri Lanka, and trained in medicine in Sri Lanka, Great Britain, and Loyola University of Chicago. In conjunction with other esteemed faculty members at UM, he has been instrumental in initiating minority HIV and HIV/HCV care clinics in the US. Prof Jayaweera is a frequent speaker and an organizer of international workshops, meetings and conferences.