Speakers – International
Prof. John H. V. Gilbert C.M., Ph.D., LLD (Hon)., FCAHS
Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia.
Adjunct Professor, Dalhousie University.
DR. TMA Pai Endowment Chair in Interprofessional Education & Practice, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
Adjunct Professor, University of Technology, Sydney.
Senior Scholar, WHO Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning & Research, Dalhousie University.
Founding Chair, Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative.
Dr. Ciraj Ali Mohammed MSc PhD MHPE
Professor – Microbiology, MMMC (Manipal Campus)
Deputy Director, Centre for Continuing Education and Interprofessional Development
Course Director, MAHE-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in IPE.
Chair, InIPEN (Indian Interprofessional Education Network)
Dr. Dinesh K Badyal
Professor, Department of pharmacology, Professor, Department of Medical Education
Director, CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute, Convener, MCI Nodal Center for Faculty Development
Member, MCI Expert Group: Implementation of competency based UG curriculum & uploading of yearly time table , National Convener MCI for CISP (Curriculum implementation support program)
Prof. Wanicha Chuenkongkaew, MD.
Chairman, Ophthalmology Residency Training Program and Board Examination subcommittee, Royal College of Ophthalmology
Thailand Principal regional coordinator, Asia Pacific Network for Health Professional Education Reform (ANHER) Asia–‐Pacific Region
Secretary General Health Professional Education Reform Foundation of Thailand (NHPE)
Dr. Louricha A. Opina-Tan
Faculty member of the Community Health and Development Program of the University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines
Trainer for faculty development programs on interprofessional education and collaborative practice to teachers and trainers as part of their advocacy to mainstream IPE in the Philippine health professions curriculum
A/P Dr. Abhilash Balakrishnan MBBS (S’pore) FRCSEd FAMS (S’pore) MS-HPEd(Boston)
Deputy Head(Education)& Senior Consultant, Dept of Otolaryngology, SGH
Clinical Associate Professor, YLL School of Medicine, NUS
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore
Visiting Consultant, Dept of Otolaryngology, KKH
Prof Amol R Dongre MD, MPS, MHPE
Head, Department of Extension Programme (SPARSH)
Professor in Community Medicine and Medical Education
Pramukhswami Medical College (PSMC), Karamsad – 388325