PROF DR YEONG CHAI HONG
School of Medicine
Dr. Chai Hong Yeong is a medical physicist, a certified Radiation Protection Officer and a Professor at Taylor’s University, Malaysia. She is one of the few medical physicists in Malaysia who completed the IAEA Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specialising in Diagnostic Radiology. She is the current President of the South-East Asia Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics (SEAFOMP), Chair of Medical Physics World Board, International Organization for Medical Physics, and Vice President of the Malaysian Association of Medical Physics. She is one of the Founders of the ASEAN College of Medical Physics (ACOMP). She is also an IAEA expert for multiple Task Groups and regional activities. She was the recipient of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Young Scientist Award 2021, being the first South-East Asian to receive this prestigious award. She also received the SEAFOMP Young Leader Award 2017, and Taylor’s University’s President’s Award 2019. Prof Yeong is the current Director of Taylor’s Medical Advancement Impact Lab, an initiative to integrate education, research and advocacy to deliver sustainable solutions to societal problems. Her research focus on theragnostics nuclear medicine, interventional radiology and 3D printing in medicine. Her team has won several international awards including the Medical Grand Challenge organized by National University of Singapore in 2022. She currently owns four patents and has published more than 76 journal articles, 2 academic books and 2 book chapters. She is the Editor of the e-Medical Physics World (eMPW) bulletin and a reviewer for several renowned journals.