Daisy Saw is the immediate past Chair of the Federation of Chinese American and Chinese Canadian Medical Societies. She was the Chair of the Department of Pathology and Clinical Laboratories at New York Hospital Queens, and Associate Professor of Pathology, Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Saw is Board certified in the USA, UK, Australia and Hong Kong.
After graduation from the Rangoon Medical College, Burma, she did her residency in Pathology in Hong Kong and completed a Fellowship in Oncologic Pathology at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.
In 1978, Dr. Saw became the Chair of Pathology and Director of Laboratories at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Hong Kong, a position she held until 1986.
Because of her broad experience in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology, she was recruited by Technicon Instruments Corporation, NY, where she worked from 1986 to 1989. She then joined New York University as Associate Professor of Pathology, and in 1991, joined the Department of Pathology at New York Hospital Queens, formerly Booth Memorial Hospital. She was appointed Chair of the Department in March 2004. Dr. Saw has published 50 full length papers and 20 abstracts and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
She became the President of the Chinese American Medical Society (2001-2003), having served on the board in various capacities for 10 years. She is on the Advisory Board of the American Cancer Society, Asian Initiative, and because of her commitment and dedication to the community was honored by the ACS. Dr. Saw serves as Ambassador to SF Hepatitis B Free.