Aman Pulungan is a professor of pediatrics, executive director elect of the International
Pediatric Association, the president of Indonesian Pediatric Society, president of the Asia
Pacific Pediatric Association, senior consultant in Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of
Medicine, University of Indonesia, committee for medical specialist deployment Ministry
of Health (MOH) Republic of Indonesia, NCD Child Governing Council, and past
president of the Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society (APPES). For the past 20 years,
he has been involved in many programs for diabetes in Indonesia and in the region, amongst
others, the project leader for the World Diabetes Foundation type 1 DM in Indonesia, and
as a member of the advisory board of the Physician International Society for Pediatric and
He has been awarded by the Indonesian MOH as one of the most eminent person who has
been actively involved in the national immunization program, as a honorary fellowship by
the Turkish National Pediatric Association for dedication and contribution to child health,
and as a honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI).
He is also a member of the health advisory board of The Australia-Indonesia Centre and
media and communications division of The Global Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes.
He initiated the formation of IKADAR, an organisation for families with diabetic children
which includes patients, doctors and educators. He took important roles in the formation
of Foundation for Congenital Adrenal hyperplasia Families (KAHAKI), Families Forum
for Osteogenesis Imperfecta (FOSTEO), Turner Society Indonesia (TSI).
He is a member of various international organizations such as APPES, ESPE, ISPAD,
International Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics, GPED, DOHAD Society, and
the Endocrine Society. He is part of the editorial board of International Journal of Pediatric
Endocrinology and The Annals of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism.
His research interests include the genetic profile of Pygmies Rampasasa in Flores, short
stature and stunting, congenital hypothyroidism, early life and metabolic syndrome, as well
as global health.
He is the copyright holder of the Indonesian National Growth Charts and the Pediatric
Online Immunization Reporting System (I-Points) Application and Manual Book.