Dr. WOO Yin Ling
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Dr. Woo is a consultant gynaecological oncologist with clinical and research experience that range from prevention to treatment of cervical cancer. As a clinician, she was awarded the gold medal by the Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologist as the top ranked individual for the international examination. Having trained and worked in the UK, she returned to Malaysia in 2010 to take up a professorial post in the premier teaching hospital, University Malaya which is the largest tertiary gynaecological cancer referral centre in Malaysia. Dr. Woo is currently the country representative (Malaysia) for the Asia-Oceania Research Organisation in Genital Infection and Neoplasia (AOGIN), taskforce member for the Malaysian policy change to Primary HPV screening for cervical cancer, member of the Asia Pacific Economic Consortium (APEC) Cervical Cancer working group, part of the Screening and Treatment WHO working group (5.2) toward accelerating cervical cancer and the Lead Investigator for Project ROSE. Her research encompasses prevention to the treatment of cervical cancer.