July 09, 2023 (Geneva, Switzerland) – The International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI), is pleased to announcement the recent election of Dr. Siaw-Teng Liaw as Treasure for the Academy Board.

Dr. Liaw is a recognized clinical informatics practitioner, educator and researcher as indicated by invited papers, plenary presentations, consultancies, professional committees, and peer-review panels for national and international competitive grants and scientific conferences. Dr. Liaw’s digital health R&D program includes data analytics of observational data in EHRs, co-creation of integrated person centred eHealth care models and e-tools to improve clinical decisions, citizen/community engagement, access, equity, and social enterprise to improve individual and population health of vulnerable and underserved communities. He is the Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre on eHealth, the Chair, IMIA Primary Care Informatics WG; Member and Working Council of the Asia eHealth Information Network, and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Medical Informatics.

Dr. Liaw is an Inaugural Fellow of the Academy. “I am delighted to congratulate Teng on the recent approval of his nomination to serve as the Academy’s Treasurer,” said Dr. Kaija Saranto, President of IAHSI. “I look forward to collaborating with him in my remaining term as President and beyond.”


IAHSI, established in 2017, as part of the IMIA. The Academy is similar to other national academies of sciences. It seeks to nominate and elect those whose contributions in informatics are recognized internationally. The goal is to promote the dissemination of knowledge and best practices, foster new ideas, and encourage worldwide collaboration and sharing of expertise and resources.

For more information about the Academy, please visit their website at  https://imia-medinfo.org/wp/iahsi/.

About IMIA
As the world body for health and biomedical informatics and an ‘association of associations’ IMIA, provides informatics leadership and expertise to the multidisciplinary health-focused community and to policy makers, to enable the transformation of healthcare in accord with the world-wide vision of improving the health of the world population.  For more information, please visit website https://imia-medinfo.org/wp/ .

For further information, please contact
Elaine Huesing, IMIA CEO