Woo, Yin Ling

Woo, Yin Ling

Board member, Committee member

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dr. Woo is a consultant gynaecological oncologist with clinical and research experience that range from prevention to treatment of cervical cancer. She undertook her research in HPV immune-biology in the University of Cambridge under the Cancer Research UK Gordon Hamilton Fairley Fellowship and was awarded a PhD degree in 2008. 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 and the Lead Investigator for Project ROSE.


Committee Name
Policy Committee