Committee

​​​​​​​Executive Committee​

​​​President
Professor Kazuhiko Yamamoto
Professor & Chairman
Department of Allergy & Rheumatology 
The University of Tokyo
Japan
Tel: +81 3 5800 8825
Email:yamamoto-tky@umin.ac.jp

President Elect
Professor Syed Atiqul Haq
House 11 (Dhanmondi Terrace)
Road 10, Dhanmondi
Dhaka 1205
Bangladesh
Tel: 880 28614222/880 2811 7426
Email:haqsyedatiqul@gmail.com

​Vice Presidents
Professor Worawit Louthrenoo
Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Department Internal Medicine
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai 50200
Thailand
Tel: 66 53 946449
Email: worawit.louthrenoo@cmu.ac.th

​Prof Yoshiya Tanaka
Professor and Chairman
The First Department of Internal Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Occupational and Environmental Health
Kitakyushu, Japan
Tel: 81 93 603 1611
Email: tanaka@med.uoeh-u.ac.jp


Secretary General
Professor Wen-Chan Tsai
Director of Center For Clinical Trial
Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
Kaohsiung
Taiwan, China 
Tel: 886 73121101
Email: d10153@ms14.hinet.net

Deputy Secretary General
​​​Dr Chi-Chen Chang

Chief​
Division of Rheumatology
Immunology and Allergy 
Department of Internal Medicine 
Taipei Medical University Hospital 
Taipei, Taiwan

Tel: 0952383910

Email: ccchang@t​mu.edu.tw


Treasurer
Dr Debashish Danda
Professor and Head
Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology
Christian Medical College & Hospital
Vellore, India
Email:debashishdandacmc@hotmail.com​​

APLAR Immediate-Past President
Professor Kevin Pile
Department of Medicine 
Campbelltown Hospital
PO Box 149
Campbelltown NSW 2560
Australia
Tel: +61 2 46343825
Fax: +61 2 46344011
Email:info@aplar.org 

​Co-opted Members
Dr Narsimulu, India
Dr V Krishnamurthy, India
Prof. Xiaofeng Zeng, China
Dr Lau Ing Soo, Malaysia
Prof. Liza Stamp, New Zealand
Prof. Tran Ngoc An, Vietnam
Dr Jose Paulo Lorenzo, Philippines
Prof. Handono Kalim, Indonesia  


Scientific and Education Committee

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Chair: Professor Zhanguo Li, China

Vice Chair: ​Professor Yeong-Wook Song​, Korea​​​​

Members: 

Prof. CS Lau 

Dr. Laniyati Hamijoyo

Prof. Yan Zhao

Prof. James Wei

Prof. Lai-Shan Tham

Prof. Keith Lim

Prof. Sakae Tanaka

Prof. Debasish Danda​

Dr. Michael Tee 

Prof. Katsunori Ikari


EDUCATION COMMITTEE 

Chair: Professor C S Lau, Hong Kong​, China ​


Standing Committees

COPCORD
Co-ordinator: Professor Fereydoun Davatchi, Iran

Sub Committees

 International Affairs Committee 
 Chair: Professor Lai-Shan Tam, Hong Kong, China