Medical physicist first Malaysian to get global scientist nod

For the greater good: Dr Yeong says her research has given her an opportunity to give back to society.

ASSOC Prof Dr Yeong Chai Hong of Taylor’s University School of Medicine was recently recognised with the Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics 2021, making her South-East Asia’s first recipient of the prestigeous International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) honour.

“My interest, passion and determination to improve cancer treatment coupled with various research contributions and leadership roles in medical physics, have led me to where I am today, and allowed to give back to society,” the medical physicist, who is also a licensed radiation protection officer, said in a press release on Oct 20.

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