International adviser - Malaysia
Professor Chia is head of the Department of Medical Sciences at Sunway University, Malaysia. She has a wealth of experience in postgraduate training and remains an honorary professor at the University of Malaya.
Dr Chia is a hypertension specialist of the European Society of Hypertension and much of her clinical work and research is in this area.
Since joining Sunway University, Dr Chia initiated a postgraduate training program in geriatric medicine for primary care doctors. With the help of the Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine, the program was launched in January 2020.