Prof Dato' Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman
President and Pro Vice-Chancellor, Monash University Malaysia
Professor Adeeba Kamarulzaman, President & Pro Vice-Chancellor of Monash University Malaysia, previously served as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at University Malaya.
She is also an Honorary Professor at UM and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Yale University, USA. She is actively involved in HIV prevention, treatment, and care programmes and holds leadership positions as Chairman of the Malaysian AIDS Foundation and Past President of the International AIDS Society. She has contributed significantly to the establishment and activities of the regional HIV research network initiative, TREAT Asia.
Additionally, she has advised various WHO, UNAIDS, and UNODC committees on HIV/AIDS and served as Co-Chair of WHO’s Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) for HIV. She is the founding Chair of the ROSE Foundation, an organisation dedicated to eliminating cervical cancer in Malaysia and the region. Professor Adeeba has received numerous national and international awards for her achievements, including the prestigious Merdeka Award.
In April 2015, Monash University honored her with a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) for her contributions to medicine and role as a health advocate.