Li Yang HsuMBBS, MRCP (UK), DTMH (Gorgas), MPH (Harvard)
Dr. Hsu Li Yang is an infectious disease physician who has spent the past decade researching and treating patients with antibiotic-resistant bacterial and invasive fungal infections. He is currently Clinical Director of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases and Programme Leader of the Infectious Diseases Programme at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health. He was formerly the Director of the Singapore Infectious Diseases Initiative, which was established to spur collaborative biomedical and clinical research in infectious diseases.
Dr. Hsu has served in several Ministry of Health committees, in particular co-chairing the RIE2020 infectious diseases workgroup, promoting the causes of antimicrobial stewardship, better control of antimicrobial resistance (leading to the launch of Singapore’s National Strategic Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance in November 2017), as well as tuberculosis. He continues to work with MOH on the part-time professional scheme. He has also served as a technical advisor on surveillance of antimicrobial resistance to the western pacific regional office of the World Health Organization.