Appointments to Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong


Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The Government announced today (September 14) the appointment of three new members and the re-appointment of six incumbent members to the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong for three years from September 15, 2012, to September 14, 2015.

The three new members are Dr Diane Lu Dah-an, Dr Tint Naing and Dr Ian James Urquhart.

Dr Diane Lu has been registered with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong since 1999. She is currently a small-animal veterinary practitioner specialising in neurology.

Dr Tint Naing has been registered with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong since 1998. He is currently the practice owner and principal veterinary surgeon of a veterinary clinic.

He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Canine and Feline Practice.

Dr Ian James Urquhart has been registered with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong since 1999. Dr Urquhart is currently a partner of a veterinary clinic and member of the subcommittee of the Hong Kong Veterinary Association, the largest veterinary organisation in Hong Kong.

The Secretary for Food and Health, Dr Ko Wing-man, welcomed the new members and those re-appointed to the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong. He looked forward to their contribution in upholding veterinary standards to meet the increasing demand for quality veterinary services.

Dr Ko also thanked the retiring members - Dr Katriona Christine Ferguson Bradley, Dr Lawrence Chan Wai-him and Dr Kenneth Lam Ka-ho - for their dedication and valuable advice to the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong during their term of appointment.

Enacted in 1997, the Veterinary Surgeons Registration Ordinance (Cap 529) provides for the establishment of the Veterinary Surgeons Board, which is responsible for the regulation of the practice of veterinary surgery, the registration of veterinary surgeons, and the disciplinary control of the professional activities of registered veterinary surgeons in Hong Kong.

Following is the membership list of the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong as from September 15:

Chairman
Professor Wong Yuk-shan

Members
Mr Au Pak-ching
Dr Doris Au Wai-ting
Dr Olivia Chan Sinn-kay
Dr Gabriel Choi Kin
Dr Diane Lu Dah-an
Dr Tint Naing
Dr Florence Tang Mei-kuen
Dr Ian James Urquhart
Dr Michelle Yeung Lee


Source: HKSAR Government



Published on: 2012-09-14



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