Professor Yati Soenarto
Professor Yati Soenarto has been called the mother of modern paediatrics in Indonesia. Since graduating in Medicine from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Indonesia, she has pursued a quest to improve the health of the nation’s children and build paediatric capacity in the country’s medical workforce. Her post- graduate training has spanned Indonesia; Vriye Universiteit, Amsterdam; The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne; University of Toronto; and Harvard Medical School, Boston. She has been Professor of Paediatrics at UGM in Yogyakarta since 2007.
Significant improvements in Indonesian public and paediatric health have been made through her establishment of the Paediatric Research Office, chairing the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UGM, and through the generations of Indonesian paediatricians she has taught and mentored for over four decades.
Recognition of Yati Soenarto’s leadership in paediatrics includes the Achmad Bakrie Award, the Outstanding Asian Paediatrician Award and the R Sutedjo Award. Her contributions to the development of paediatrics in Indonesia and the advancement of public paediatric health will benefit generations of children, their families, communities and nations.More information soon
Tuesday 7th May
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