Update: 14:31 | 12/05/2018
Dr. Tran Xuan Bach, Associate Professor from the Hanoi Medical University has been elected as a new member of the Global Young Academy (GYA), with the highest votes among the young scientists from developing countries.
Dr. Tran Xuan Bach, Associate Professor from the Hanoi Medical University.
The information was announced at the 8th International Conference of Young Scientists and GYA Annual General Meeting, held from May 7-11, in Thailand.
Dr. Tran Xuan Bach is an associate professor and vice head of the Health Economics Department at Hanoi Medical University, as well as an adjunct associate professor at US-based Johns Hopkins University.
Tran Xuan Bach was among 45 finalists from 401 candidates in 95 countries who applied for GYA membership in 2018.
Dr. Tran Quang Huy from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.
He became the second representative from Vietnam at GYA, after Dr. Tran Quang Huy from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology was elected to the GYA in 2017.
Established in 2010, the Germany-based GYA is an international society of the voice of young scientists around the world. It has working groups on science education, science and society, early career development, and interdisciplinary issues.
The number of members is capped at 200 and the membership's tenure is five years. As of 2014, the GYA had reached its full capacity with 200 members.