July 17, 2018

Prof. David Handojo Muljono appointed as Fellow of AASLD

Eijkman Institute’s Deputy Director and Hepatitis Unit group leader, Prof. David Handojo Muljono, has been awarded with the designation as Fellow of American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and being a part of the 2018 class of FAASLD Fellows.

This designation was granted the highest honor among AASLD membership categories as the association’s official recognition for superior accomplishment in clinical or academic practice, and in basic or clinical research in the field of hepatology.

Prof. Muljono has been a member of AASLD for ten years, and is also a member in Associations devoted to the study of liver diseases, i.e. The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) and The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL). In addition, Prof Muljono was granted as Fellow of the Indonesian Association of Internal Medicine (FINASIM) in 2011. In the activities for the public, he served as a member of the Strategic and Advisory Committee on Hepatitis (Stac-hep) to the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2013-2016, and currently is involved in the activities of the WHO South-East Asia Region (SEARO) and in Indonesia.

AASLD was founded in 1950 by a group of leading liver specialists to bring together those who had contributed to the field of hepatology. This association is now a leading organization of scientists and health-care professionals committed to preventing and curing liver disease.

Congratulations to Prof. David H. Muljono, MD, PhD, FINASIM, FAASLD, for the prestigious appointment.


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