Our Leadership Team
Dr. James Hudson Taylor III (1929 – 2009)
Dr. James H. Taylor III was born in China, where he spent the first 16 years of his life. His educational path included time spent at Chefoo School, Greenville College and Yale University. His professional service spanned more than 50 years in East Asia, including Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong. His 10 years of service as founding president of MSI gave him many opportunities to work with officials from the central government as well as with provincial and grassroots leaders. The depth of their acceptance of and respect for him was reflected in the nickname they had given him (‘Overseas Chinese’) and in conferring to him an honorary citizenship. He stepped down from his role as president in 2004. In spite of his battle with liver cancer, he remained active as a teacher and mentor until he was called to the Lord In March, 2009.
Dr. Reginald C. Tsang, MBBS
Dr. Reginald Tsang is the former David G. and Priscilla R. Gamble Professor of Neonatology and Professor of Pediatrics of the University of Cincinnati, the Executive Director of the Prenatal Research Institute, the Director of Neonatology and Associate Chairman of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Medical Center/University of Cincinnati. Dr. Tsang is the past president of the American College of Nutrition. He has lectured in more than 142 cities in 46 countries on nutrition, diabetes, and calcium and vitamin D metabolism.
Mr. Richard Chen (1927 – 2015)
Mr. Richard Chen was born into a Christian family in Shantou, Guangdong Province. After studies at Yenching University and research at the Harvard-Yenching Institute, he worked in manufacturing and commercial pursuits both in Hong Kong and overseas, with a major focus on the U.S. market. In the early 1970s he played an important role in the re-establishment of trade between China and the United States. In recent years, he has worked closely with Chinese officials and the Yenching University Alumni Association in introducing teachers, doctors and other professionals for service in China, as well as in facilitating cultural exchanges.
Dr. David Leung, President
Dr. David Leung graduated from the Medical College of Ohio, and completed his Family Medicine residency in California. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He and his wife Vivian served in Shanxi from 1996 until 2014, where he was involved in clinical medicine, rural health, urban community health, and Family Medicine training.
Dr. Joseph Chang, Executive Director for Professional Services
Dr. Joseph Chang was trained as a medical doctor specialising in internal medicine and geriatrics, and acquired PhD in Public Health in Taiwan. He served in MSI as the Director of Community Health Program and Site Manager from 2001 to 2008 and was the director of Geriatric Medicine and Community Health in Chia-Yi Christian Hospital in Taiwan from 2008 until 2015. He has led the recognition program of the Age-Friendly Health Services in Taiwan from 2013 to 2015, and was also the member in the task force of Age-Friendly Health Services of the International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services.
Ms. Tomoko Nishina, Chief Representative, Sichuan Province
Ms. Nishina received her nursing degree in Japan and a masters in Chinese language from Bejing University of Chinese Language and Culture. She joined the MSI Medical and Community Health project in Zhaojue, Sichuan in November, 1996. In 2009, Ms. Nishina became the Sichuan Chief Representative.
Mr. Daniel Leung, Vice President (China)
Mr. Daniel Leung received his Diploma of Accounting from Hong Kong Baptist University and obtained his MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He spent 31 years with the Du Pont Group of companies’ financial management team. In February 2013 he retired from the position of Regional Finance Director, Greater China of the Du Pont Group but remains as non-executive consultant to the Group.
Mr. Ho Tak Kay, Acting Executive Director for Administration & Finance
Mr. TK Ho is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants as well as the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. TK worked with Price Waterhouse for 18 years until 1991. He has over 40 years of extensive professional experience in a wide spectrum of sectors in accounting and finance.
Ms. Nancy Shen, Chief Representative, Yunnan Province
Ms. Nancy Shen, a nurse with 12 years of hospital experience, was the Director of Mobilisation for MSI Taiwan from 2001-2008. She then moved to Luzhou, Sichuan Province and became the site manager there. Ms. Shen was the Sichuan Deputy Chief Representative and later Sichuan Acting Chief Representative from 2013-2014.
Dr. Eugene Choi
Dr. Eugene Choi graduated from the University of Hong Kong, followed by specialized training in paediatrics and allergy/immunology at McGill University, the National Asthma Center and Columbia University. He is emeritus Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California and also the past president of Northern California Association of Allergists.
Dr. Stephen Hoh
Dr. Stephen Hoh obtained his MD from the University of Manitoba in 1968. He went on to specialize in General Surgery, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC), as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He served as Head of the Department of Surgery in his hospital.
Dr. Matthew Koh (Former President)
Dr. Matthew Koh has served in MSI since 1994. He was MSI’s director of medical services until 2004, when he succeeded Dr. James Taylor. He has been serving as President of MSI Professional Services since 2004. Trained as a surgeon, he went on to obtain his surgical specialisations through fellowships in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Singapore and Hong Kong. He is a member of the Hong Kong Academy of Surgeons, fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Edinburgh, and honorary Associate Professor of Surgery at Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also has a Master in Marketplace Theology from Regent College, and is currently working on a D. Min.
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