Phung named treasurer of Asian Society of Dermatopathology
Thuy Phung, M.D., Ph.D., was elected treasurer of the Asian Society of Dermatopathology (ASD) for the 2021-2022 term.
Thuy Phung, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pathology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and director of molecular genetic pathology and dermatopathology at USA Health, was elected treasurer of the Asian Society of Dermatopathology (ASD) for the 2021-2022 term.
ASD is an international organization of 13 countries in the Asia Pacific region, whose mission is to advance the clinical practice of dermatopathology (skin pathology) in Asia.
Phung, who has served as secretary-general of the ASD in previous years, said she is honored to represent the USA Department of Pathology at an international level.
“My long-term involvement and commitment to the ASD have enabled me to be an integral part of the development and growth of the society that includes members representing over 12 countries in the Asia Pacific region, including Japan, India, China and Vietnam,” she said. “I am honored to have the privilege to oversee the financial aspects of the society so we can all work together to put it on firm financial ground, which is critical for the continued growth of the society.”
Phung’s duties include overseeing and managing the ASD’s financial affairs to ensure sufficient funds are available to meet the ongoing operation requirements and that it has adequate financial support for major initiatives. She also is responsible for maintaining official records of the society’s financial activities.