Global Health Program Advisory Group 2019-20


The APRU Global Health Advisory Group consists of appointment members whose responsibilities include the following:

  1. Help define the mission of the GHP, provide leadership, discuss the progress and implementation of the GHP and to resolve concerns and obstacles as they arise;

  2. Be actively involved in at least one of the major activities under the Program;

  3. Advocate and champion the GHP at international and regional events and to seek out partnerships and funding opportunities to expand the influence of the Program and its activities;

  4. Actively participate in communications to ensure decisions on governance, funding and strategy are taken collectively and acted upon.


Sofia Gruskin

University of Southern California

Program Chair


Mellissa Withers

University of Southern California & APRU

Program Director


Judith McCool

University of Auckland

Masamine Jimba

University of Tokyo

Mu Li

University of Sydney

Juhwan Oh
Seoul National University 

Erlinda Castro-Palaganas

University of the Philippines-Baguio   

Richard Taylor

UNSW Australia

 Chang-Chuan Chan

National Taiwan University

Christina Schönleber


Sanjay Rampal

University of Malaya

PinPin Zheng

Fudan University

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