Dr. Matthew Anthony Ekaputra is a medical doctor and young public health professional in Indonesia. He has a solid clinical background with various public health research and field experience. He received the title of the most outstanding medical student and is currently an assistant lecturer in Atma Jaya Faculty of Medicine. He received the scholarship program to study Health Policy, Management, and Environmental Health in Japan from Harvard-Oxford-Teikyo University Professors. He had experience in community empowerment and public health research within rural regions of Indonesia. He had volunteered as a health program manager for International Organizations such as ILO-UNHCR and Vincentian Marian Youth (VMY). He is constantly inspired to improve his skill set, mainly in epidemiology, health economics, and occupational health.
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