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Plenary Speakers

Prof. Hextan Ngan
Chair Professor & Head of Department, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Hong Kong

Prof Ngan graduated in the University of Hong Kong in 1978.  She obtained MRCOG in 1983 and MD in 1995.

She has been a gynaecological oncologist accredited by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) since 1993, and has vast experience in open, laparoscopic and robot-assisted cancer surgery.  She has got more than 300 publications in peer-review journals.  Her research interest is in biomolecular studies, cancer screening, clinical trials and psychosocial studies in gynaecological oncology.

Prof Ngan is the past president of the Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (HKCOG), past president of the Asia Oceania Research Organization of Genital Infections & Neoplasia (AOGIN), past Chair of the FIGO Gynecology Oncology Committee, and currently the President of the Family Planning Association of Hong Kong

She is now the Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, the University of Hong Kong, and has been endowed with Tsao Yin-Kai Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2009.  Prof Ngan is also the head of the gynaecological oncology team and laboratory of the University of Hong Kong, and the Chief of Service in Obstetrics & Gynaecology of the University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital.