Invited Faculty
  • Lai Shan Tam
    The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
    Hong Kong
  • Professor Lai-Shan Tam
    Professor and Department Head of Medicine & Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Honorary Consultant, Hospital Authority

    Lai-Shan Tam, MD, is division head and a professor in the Division of Rheumatology within the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). She was APLAR Vice President (2014-2016), chairperson of the APLAR International Affair Committee (2012-2021), Center of Excellence committee and the APLAR Academy co-ordinator (since 2021). Professor Tam was a member of the ACR International Task Force Subcommittee (2014) and Membership Task Force subcommittee (2015); EULAR Programme Committee (2016-2019), and EULAR honorary member (since 2019). She serves as the Associate Editor of International Journal of Rheumatic Disease, Frontiers in Medicine and Arthritis Research and Therapy, and she is also the international advisory board member of the Lancet Rheumatology. She is the first author or co-author of over 250 articles published in major rheumatology journals. Her research interests include premature atherosclerosis and bone loss in inflammatory arthritis.
    Research & Clinical Focus



    bone loss



  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    May 17 15:48-16:00 Room Grand Ballroom 104 [APLAR-LUPUS Joint Symposium] Emerging Issue in Asia-Pacific Region: Infections and Lupus COVID-19
    May 18 08:00-08:40 Room Grand Ballroom 103 [Breakfast Symposium 2 - AbbVie] Optimizing Care to Resolve Issues in Rheumatoid Arthritis Value of remission in rheumatoid arthritis patients and the benefit-risk profile of upadacitinib
    May 18 13:20-13:40 Room Auditorium [Concurrent Session 1] Global Challenges SLE disease burden from a patient perspective