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BIO

Dr Poh Seng TAN graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2003 and obtained the Master of Medicine (Singapore) in 2007. He received further advanced specialist training in Gastroenterology & Hepatology and was certified by the Specialists Accreditation Board of Singapore in 2011. In 2013, Dr Tan further undertook his fellowship and research training in advanced hepatology and transplant hepatology at the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute and the Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, USA). Dr Tan’s clinical expertise includes advanced liver diseases, liver cancer and liver transplantation, in addition to common digestive diseases and endoscopic procedures. He has authored or co-authored numerous research publications and is the principal investigator for ongoing clinical studies in the field of liver transplantation, immunosuppression and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Senior Consultant and Clinical Director, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medicine Cluster, NUHS
Senior Consultant, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation, NUHS
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

Dr Tan Poh Seng

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BIO

Dr. Koh Tsingyi is a Senior Principal Clinical Pharmacist in Solid Organ Transplantation at the National University Hospital Singapore (NUH). She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois-Chicago and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapist. She has practiced in the area of solid organ transplantation for over 10 years. Prior to joining NUH in 2013, she practiced as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Solid Organ Transplantation at Boston Children’s Hospital where she cared for kidney, liver, intestine, pancreas and multivisceral transplant patients. She had been a reviewer of The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections and have co-authored a chapter on adverse drug reactions and drug-drug interactions. She is also a lecturer for the Doctor of Pharmacy Programme at National University of Singapore in the topics of transplant pharmacotherapy and hepatology. Her areas of interest include medication adherence and transplant infectious diseases. 

Senior Principal Clinical Pharmacist
National University Hospital

Dr Tsing Yi Koh

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BIO

Dr Daniel Huang graduated from the NUS School of Medicine in 2009 and completed his training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2018.  He currently works as an Associate Consultant in the National University Centre for Organ Transplantation.  His research interests include hepatocellular carcinoma, nash, viral hepatitis and liver transplantation. He has authored and co-authored publications in viral hepatitis and cirrhosis.

Associate Consultant, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medicine Cluster, NUHS
Associate Consultant, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation, NUHS
Clinical Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

Dr Daniel Huang

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BIO

Dr Rajneesh Kumar , am working as consultant in department of gastroenterology and Hepatology at Singapore general Hospital and Adjunct- Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS , Singapore.


Obtained MBBS from S SN Medical College, India and MD in general medicine from SMS medical college Jaipur , India, MRCP (UK)  in 2008 and specialist accreditation in 2012.


Interest in field of viral hepatitis and liver failure  and have been in various studies in viral hepatitis , acute on chronic liver failure and liver transplant.

Singapore General Hospital, Consultant

Dr Rajneesh Kumar 

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BIO

Dr Wee Hwee Lin is joint Assistant Professor in the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science at the National University of Singapore. She is a member of the expert panel that developed the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) Diabetes Standard Set and is currently President of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Singapore Regional Chapter. Dr Wee’s interest is in economic evaluation and health services research. Her recent work includes using dried blood spots for assessing adherence to statin.​

National University of Singapore, Joint Assistant Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science

ISPOR Singapore Chapter, President

Dr Wee Hwee Lin

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BIO

Brandon is a clinical pharmacist at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, working primarily with pediatric patients. Brandon is also the secretary of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Singapore Regional Chapter and his interests lie in health technology assessments, global health and medication adherence. As a firm believer of community service, he volunteers regularly in various local and overseas initiatives. 

Clinical Pharmacist, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Mr Brandon Chua

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BIO

Dr Audrey Tan is a public health specialist with a masters’ degree in health promotion. She has been in the area of health promotion for more than 25 years.

Her current role in NHG’s Population Health Division includes supporting the Living Well Office with strategic planning and content development of upstream initiatives in the workplace and school settings.

One of her areas of interest is in health literacy as this is key in communicating health messages effectively to the target audience. She was in the team that modified USA’s test of functional health literacy assessment for Singapore. She has also conducted several workshops on writing for health literacy and plain language guidelines.

National Healthcare Group
Senior Consultant, Health Promotion

Dr Audrey Tan Siok Ling

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BIO

Kwok Keong is the Principal Manager of Singapore Manufacturing Federation Standards Development Organisation (SMF-SDO). Together with the SMF-SDO team, he has supported the development of Singapore Standards in the area of biomedical, food, manufacturing, quality and safety. Prior to his current role, Kwok Keong served as a laboratory officer with the Health Sciences Authority – Applied Science Group and was the biosafety and laboratory manager with Vela Diagnostics Pte Ltd.

Singapore Manufacturing Federation – Standards Development Organisation

Mr Choi Kwok Keong

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BIO

Huei-Xin is the Deputy Chief Pharmacist and Head of National Pharmacy Programme Management Office with Ministry of Health, Singapore, overseeing the implementation of National Pharmacy Strategy to transform pharmacy practice in Singapore. Prior to joining MOH, she has worked as the former Director of Clinical Informatics Group with IHiS; Director of Pre-Market with Health Science Authority as well as Clinical Pharmacist with Singapore General Hospital.

Ministry of Health
Deputy Chief Pharmacist, Head of National Pharmacy Programme Management Office

Lou Huei-Xin

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BIO

As the General Counsel of WhiteCoat, Clara is responsible for all legal initiatives within the company. As part of her purview, Clara led efforts in the dialogue with the Ministry of Health (MOH), culminating in WhiteCoat being selected as one of the early participating telemedicine providers in MOH’s regulatory sandbox.

General Counsel, WhiteCoat

Ms Leow Cai Juin, Clara

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BIO

Ms Corrinne Tan graduated from NUS with a BSC Pharmacy Hons and subsequently obtained an MBA with Specialisation in Healthcare Management from NUS Business School. She also holds a Diploma in Retail Management from Kaplan University and is ACTA certified. She currently works in NHG Pharmacy as Assistant Director, Pharmacy Transformation Office, which project manages the NHG cluster-wide pharmacy initiatives and is also seconded to Chief Pharmacist Office, MOH as a Project Administrator to look into new care models with last mile medication delivery. Prior to NHG Pharmacy, Ms Tan was an Area Manager, Merchandising Manager (Health category) as well as head of the Pharmacy Department in Watson’s Personal Care Stores. As an active member of Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore (PSS), she served as a council member from 2006-2010 and was part of the working group which developed the PSS Telepharmacy Guidelines 2009. On a national front, she served as the convenor for the Singapore Standards for Supply and Delivery of Medicines. 

National Healthcare Group Pharmacy
Asst Director, Pharmacy Transformation

Corrinne Tan Yong Koon

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BIO

Mr Heng obtained his Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) from the National University of Singapore. As a pharmacist, Mr Heng has had first-hand experience in operations and retail supply of medication as both a store manager and pharmacist in guardian till 2017. Currently, he is part of the Pharmacy Transformation Office in NHG which is spearheading the advent of new pharmacy practice models to provide greater impact on future quality of healthcare to patients.

Executive, Pharmacy Transformation, National Healthcare Group Pharmacy

Mr Heng Fu Xun Marcus

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BIO

Ricky Ang graduated with a BSc (Pharm) from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1997. He is currently a pharmacist with National Cancer Center Singapore (NCCS).
In 2008, he obtained his Dip in TCM from The Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 2011, he completed his Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Practice Residency Program (NUS), obtained his Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP) certification and received his Masters in TCM from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM). And in 2014 this year, he obtained his PhD in TCM from NJUCM.
Currently, he volunteers as a TCM practitioner in a charitable organization.

NCC, Pharmacist

Mr Ricky Ang 

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BIO

Swee Ling is a registered pharmacist and she also holds a Diploma in Chinese Medicine Pharmacy. She has been working in the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) since 2006 and as the Deputy Director of the Traditional Medicines Unit, her key responsibilities include driving the key development, review and administration of the regulatory framework for all Traditional Medicines (TMs) in Singapore, so as to meet HSA’s national objective of ensuring that these TMs meet the required standards of safety and quality to safeguard public health. 

Deputy Director – Traditional Medicines Uni, Health Sciences Authority

Ms Swee Ling TAY

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BIO

Jye Chyi is practicing in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) as a principal clinical pharmacist. She graduated with a BSc (Pharmacy) from NUS, and MSc (Clinical) Pharmacy from Queen’s University Belfast, and holds a board certification in geriatric pharmacy and pharmacotherapy.

She was one of the pioneers in the setting up of pharmacists’ home medication review services, the Pharmacist Outreach Program in 2010, and has worked with multidisciplinary teams to offer pharmacists’ home medication reviews. Jye Chyi has served in MOH workgroups, such as Centre-based Community Care Guidelines and Guidebook, Core Metrics on Incidence of Drug-Related Problems. She is involved in training diverse groups ranging from the public to healthcare professionals on medication management.

Jye Chyi’s other passion is in training and mentoring for the future. She has led the initiative to restructure various training programs within TTSH pharmacy for pre-registration pharmacists, junior pharmacists, pharmacy interns and pharmacy technicians.

She is currently the chairperson for the Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore Basic Medication Therapy Management Training Workgroup.

Ms, Principal Pharmacist (Clinical), Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Ms Lee Jye Chyi

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BIO

My name is Mark Jabigo. I‘m a Pharmacy Technician with a decade of successful experience in clinical pharmacy, intravenous chemotherapy compounding, inventory management and health informatics. Currently, I am heavily involved in the design, implementation, customization and support of health information systems and technologies such as iPharm, OPAS, Barcode repackaging, robotics, automation and other pharmacy related initiative. A firm believer in life-long learning, I finished my postgraduate diploma in Computer Science last year and I would like to pursue higher learning in the field of Data Science. Outside of work, I enjoy a long evening run at the park.

Pharmacy Technician Executive, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Mark Jabigo

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BIO

Ms. Yin Lai Phyu obtained her B.Pharm from University of Pharmacy, Yangon and her MBA from University of Nottingham (UK). She has been working in community pharmacy sector in Singapore as a pharmacy technician since 2011. She has been an active member of the training teams for staffs, poly students, pharmacy students and pre-registration pharmacists.

Watson’s Personal Care Stores Pte Ltd. Senior Pharmacy Executive

Ms Yin Lai Phyu

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BIO

Sandy graduated with Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and later obtained Doctor of Medicine from Saint Louis University, Philippines. She is the pioneer who completed the NHG Pharmacy’s Clinical Pharmacy Technician Training Programme. At present, she holds the position of Pharmacy Technician Executive (Clinical) and assumes the People Developer role at Pharmacy Services Centre, NHG Pharmacy. Such responsibility requires her to take charge of the clinical training and professional development of more than 50 Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Assistants. In addition to her clinical and training portfolio, she assisted supervisors in the daily multi-dose medication packing operation of the pharmacy and weekly nursing home visit to ensure timely and quality supply of medications to various nursing homes.

NATIONAL HEALTHCARE GROUP PHARMACY-PHARMACY SERVICES CENTRE
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN EXECUTIVE (CLINICAL)

Sandy Joyce Siapno Pena

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BIO

Hafifah is a Pharmacy Technician with the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) since 2015. She is part of a team of technicians specialising in aseptic compounding of parental cancer drugs (including chemotherapy and immunotherapy).

After her O-levels, with a keen interest in healthcare and the use of medications for various conditions, Hafifah enrolled herself into the Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science course at Temasek Polytechnic. She further attained an Advanced Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science from Nanyang Polytechnic under the Earn and Learn Programme.

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Pharmacy Technician

Nur Hafifah Bte Mohshin

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BIO

Adjunct Associate Professor Derrick Aw Chen Wee is a dermatologist and physician in Sengkang General Hospital (SKGH).  Prior to joining the Singhealth cluster, he was the head of dermatology division in the National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore.  As a senior consultant, his subspecialty interests are acne, psoriasis, eczema, urticaria, lasers for medical and cosmetic uses, minimally-invasive aesthetic procedures, cosmeceuticals and hospital dermatology. As the Clinical Education Lead for Medical and Associate Dean in SKGH, he overseas undergraduate medical training of students from all three medical schools in Singapore. In Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (YLLSOM), he is the co-chair of the Collaborative Learning Cases committee, a student house Master mentor, and Associate with the Centre for Medical Education.  In contributing to postgraduate education, he sits in the Resident Advisory Committee for dermatology, the Singhealth Performance Review Subcommittee of SKGH, and the Singhealth Medicine Academic Clinical Programme (ACP) Education Oversight Committee.  With numerous teaching and achievement awards to his record, he has delivered more than 300 local and international lectures to medical students and residents, dermatologists, family physicians and other clinicians, pharmacists and the public.  He played an instrumental role in training the first advanced practice nurse in dermatology in Singapore as well as co-producing several nurse-led clinic initiatives in NUH.  He has written four books on clinical medicine (Look and Proceed, Armour 2002), clinical dermatology (Dermatology Picture MCQs, Armour 2005) and self-assessment in internal medicine (Modified Essay Questions for Medicine Finals Vol I and II, World Scientific 2012 and 2016).  He is a reviewer for several medical and nursing journals, Associate Editor for Journal of Dermatology & Cosmetology and sits in the Editorial board for Journal of Surgical Dermatology.  He has participated as principal investigator in phase three clinical trials on urticaria, atopic eczema and psoriasis.  His scientific publications exceed 60 and conference papers exceed 70.  He now sits in the Faculty of Medical Experts, Academy of Medicine, Singapore.  A firm believer in faculty development, he facilitates regular workshops and drives interprofessional education; a key interest of his is the written assessment. 

 Senior Consultant, Sengkang General Hospital

Adj Assoc Prof Derrick Aw Chen Wee

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BIO

Pharmacist with a passion to impart knowledge to the public, Sok Hwei has been a preceptor to pre-registration pharmacists, pharmacy undergraduates, and students from polytechnics. She has also provided education to fellow pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, future pharmacists, and the public through various teaching platforms and development of teaching material. Committed to providing quality pharmaceutical care through participation in multidisciplinary teams, she provides eczema counselling, follow-up, and medication resupply services to patients diagnosed with mild to moderate eczema.

Pharmacist, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Ms Goh Sok Hwei

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BIO

Dr Cassandra Chang graduated with a Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD) from National University of Singapore in 2017. She is currently working at Singapore General Hospital (SGH), as an outpatient clinic pharmacist. She works closely with the Department of Urology in SGH with a multidisciplinary team caring for patients with prostate cancer. She has been awarded a SGH-sponsored fellowship to train in prostate cancer management in 2019. Her recent research work targets medication non-adherence in patients newly started on urology medication. She is currently studying the quality of life of prostate cancer patients.  

Senior Clinical Pharmacis, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Cassandra Chang Wee Ting

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BIO

Catriona works as the Executive Director of the Irish Institute of Pharmacy (IIOP), based in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). Over the past five years, she has led the establishment of the IIOP, on behalf of the pharmacy regulator, and has overseen the successful implementation of new legislation in the areas of CPD and training for registered pharmacists in Ireland. In her earlier career she held leadership positions in pharmacy and business and has worked in academia, as an educator and researcher, in Trinity College Dublin. She is particularly interested in the areas of coaching, leadership development, team dynamics and reflective practice, and is currently leading the strategic development of lifelong learning at RCSI. She is conference convener for the Life Long Learning in Pharmacy Conference 2020, and would love to welcome her Singaporean pharmacy colleagues to Dublin next July!

Executive Director, Irish Institute of Pharmacy
and Lead for Lifelong Learning at RCSI

Dr Catriona Bradley

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BIO

Associate Professor Lita Chew is the Head of Pharmacy Department at the National Cancer Centre Singapore. She holds concurrent positions as Associate Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore and the Chief Pharmacist at Ministry of Health. She received her Pharmacy degree from the National University of Singapore and Masters in Medical Science from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. She completed her fellowship training in Pharmacy Practice at the University Illinois Chicago, USA. She has practiced in the area of oncology for more than 20 years and she sits in numerous boards and committees. Her practice and research interest includes medication management, medication adherence, pharmacy practice and workforce development.

Chief Pharmacist, Ministry of Health

A/Prof Lita Chew

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BIO

A/Prof Tham is a much sought after teacher and lecturer and has won numerous teaching awards. Moving beyond her specialization in emergency medicine and trauma, she is widely consulted on clinical education matters e.g. curriculum innovation and improvement, faculty development. Her research interests include students' learning of professionalism, professional identity formation and development of teaching culture in an organization. Since 2008, she has been involved in the setting up, organization and launch of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore's newest medical school that inaugurated its first cohort in August 2013. In May 2018 she marked another milestone when the inaugural batch of students graduated and started work as PGY1 doctors.

Associate Professor Tham Kum Ying
- Education Director, Pre-Professional Education Office and Senior Consultant Emergency Physician,
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
- Assistant Dean, Year 5 & Lead for Emergency Medicine, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine,
Nanyang Technological University

A/Prof Tham Kum Ying

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BIO

Stuart is an international speaker, psychotherapist, and master motivational Coach. He has been a trainer since 1994, over 500,000 individuals and dozens of organisations across 11 different countries including South-East Asia, Australia, China, UK and USA.

His approach to leadership and team development has been accepted in various organizations, including his key trainings for senior leaders in the Ministry of Defence.  He conducts certification workshops for NLP practitioners and master practitioners in NLP (by the internationally recognised Society of NLP), and also anchors the Certified Motivational Coach (CMC, by Institute of Motivational Coaching) programme. He holds an MBA from the Western Michigan University, and an Executive Master of Science in Organisational Psychology and Human Resources from City University Of New York (CUNY). He was awarded membership to the Beta Gamma Sigma society, the highest accolade for business students, for his outstanding academic performance (top 10%).

Managing Director, Ultimate Alliance Consultancy Pte Ltd

Mr Stuart Tan

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BIO

Lim Poh Guan consults with companies across the Asia-Pacific region to implement leadership development, talent management and change management programs. Prior to founding the Leadership Performance Group, Poh Guan had stints with three different international consulting firms.  Besides HR consulting, he has also consulted with organizations on strategic planning as well as operational excellence.  In addition to his consulting experience, Poh Guan has served as Senior Vice President of Talent & Organization Development at the United Overseas Bank.

Poh Guan has a Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering from NUS, a Masters of Mechanical Engineering from Brown University as well as an MBA from NTU.

Managing Consultant, Leadership Performance Group

Mr Lim Poh Guan

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BIO

Dr Camilla Wong has 25 years of experience in healthcare and is currently Director, Allied Health, Sengkang General Hospital (SKH). She is also Deputy Director, Group Allied Health, SingHealth (SHS), overseeing talent development, and is Senior Deputy Chief Pharmacist, MOH.

Recognised as a leader in healthcare, she has been appointed to numerous committees spanning a variety of portfolios including, the SHS Allied Health Council, Institute of Patient Safety and Quality and Patient Experience Council, the SKH IT Steering Committee and Medical Board, and the Singapore Pharmacy Council, MOH Pharmacist Specialist Accreditation Board, HSA Product Vigilance Advisory Committee and MOH One Rehabilitation Committee.

Dr Wong has been a role model and mentor to pharmacists and other healthcare professionals, and many have gone on to helm leadership and headship positions.

She is a past president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore and has received a number of awards including the PSS’s Professor Lucy Wan, Outstanding Pharmacist of the Year Award, Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations Ishidate Award for Hospital Pharmacy, Group CEO SingHealth Excellence Award for Allied Health and the Singapore National Day Awards, Commendation Medal.

Director, Allied Health, Sengkang General Hospital
Deputy Group Director, Group Allied Health, SingHealth

Dr Camilla Wong

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BIO

Kheng Yong leads the Singapore General Hospital's Asthma and Allergy Pharmacy Clinical Services, which include the Asthma Pharmacist Counselling Service, as well as the Sublingual Immunotherapy Service. He also runs the Medication Management Service, and Hemodialysis Disease Management Clinic. In 2018, he was awarded the Ministry of Health Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) fellowship to train in Asthma, Allergy & Clinical Immunology at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. Since his return, he has implemented a multidisciplinary team-based model for the Allergy Centre's Drug Challenge Clinic, and is currently serving as a member of the MOH-ACE Asthma Clinical Practice Expert Group (CPEG). 

 Senior Pharmacist, SGH

Mr Ong Kheng Yong

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BIO

A/Prof Gervais Wansaicheong is the Clinical Director of the Quality and Patient Safety Training and Education Unit in the Department of Clinical Standards and Improvement in Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

He has experience and expertise in quality improvement in healthcare, having carried out projects, taught students and mentored staff interested in making a difference in their workplace. He is part of the faculty for the Clinical Practice Improvement Program in the National Healthcare Group and is an accomplished clinician.

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr. Gervais Wansaicheong

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BIO

Michelle is a regulatory affairs professional with over 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. A pharmacist by training, Michelle has contributed in a variety of roles ranging from Medical Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs at both local and regional levels. She received her Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy)(Hons.) from the National University of Singapore and MMedSc (Drug Development) from the University of New South Wales and is passionate about driving innovation in regulatory science and process simplification.

Head of Regulatory Affairs, Singapore & Asian Emerging Markets, Novartis Singapore Pte Ltd

Ms Cheng Shin Ping Michelle

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BIO

Dr. Cook received her PhD from Cornell University in Adult and Continuing Education. Her Master’s is in Research Methodology and her Bachelor’s in Experimental Psychology, both from Ohio State University.  Prior to coming to Singapore she was he Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs at University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Cook joined Duke-NUS Medical School in June 2006, and established Medical Education, Research, and Evaluation Department and helped establish the Academic Medicine Education Institute (AM.EI) launched in 2012.  AM.EI is a joint venture with Duke-NUS and SingHealth –designed to promote excellence in education for Health Professional Educators. In 2014, she was accepted into the NUS Teaching Academy Fellows and in 2016 received the Master Scholar Award from the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE).  She currently is the Deputy Head, Office Education and Deputy Director of AM.EI.

Deputy Head, Office Education
Professor
Deputy Director, AM.EI
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

Dr. Sandy Cook

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BIO

Ms Wong Yee May is a Cardiology Specialist Pharmacist at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, partially seconded to the Ministry of Health, Chief Pharmacist's Office to work on Collaborative Prescribing since 2015.  She was in the initial workgroup initiative, then the Standing Committee when it was formed in 2017, and involved in all three subcommittees (Curriculum and Education, Practice Standards and Competency, Clinical Governance).  As part of the Curriculum and Education subcommittee, she contributed to the development of the 12 to 14 week curriculum and implemented some changes through the cohorts.  Ms Wong continues to ensure day-to-day smooth running of the program, and upskilling of the Advanced Practice Nurse and Pharmacist trainee facilitators to take on some of the teaching in the program.

Senior Project Administrator, Chief Pharmacist Office
Principal Pharmacist (Specialist), Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Ms Wong Yee May

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BIO

Dr Wang Aiwen is a drug information pharmacist at Singapore General Hospital (SGH), and has a joint appointment as a lecturer in National University of Singapore (NUS). Her responsibilities as a drug information pharmacist includes promoting evidence-based medicine practices through drug information consults, evidence-based reviews for the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, and other research and educational activities within the Department of Pharmacy. Since 2008, she has been involved with a wide range of educational activities within the Pharmacy department at SGH, SingHealth, and even at the national level. She is passionate and committed to excellence in educating the next generation of healthcare professionals.  ​

Drug Information Pharmacist, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Wang Aiwen

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BIO

Saw Yashi graduated from Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and received her Masters in Clinical Pharmacy from the University of Southern Australia. She is also a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist. In 2012, she completed a month of heart failure traineeship from the University of Utah, USA and had since then led and run a medication therapy management (MTM) clinic for cardiac patients in NUH. She was also awarded a MOH scholarship to pursue a one-year PGY2-equivalent pharmacy residency in cardiology from the University of Pittsburgh, USA in 2015. Presently, she is spending most of her time caring for patients in the cardiac coronary care unit in NUH. 

TBC

Saw Yashi

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BIO

Suat Fern is one of the Pharmacy Leaders driving the Pharmacy Transformation of National Healthcare Group (NHG), which has the objective of keeping Singapore’s population well through safe and appropriate medicine use. She currently leads Ministry of Health’s and NHG’s Health Literacy Workgroups, which are working towards empowering patients to be self-reliant with respect to medication adherence through education and coaching.

Yishun Community Hospital

Low Suat Fern

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BIO

Dr Wee Hwee Lin is joint Assistant Professor in the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science at the National University of Singapore. She is a member of the expert panel that developed the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) Diabetes Standard Set and is currently President of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Singapore Regional Chapter. Dr Wee’s interest is in economic evaluation and health services research. Her recent work includes using dried blood spots for assessing adherence to statin.

Joint Assistant Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore
President, ISPOR Singapore Chapter

Dr Wee Hwee Lin

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BIO

Larissa is a board-certified geriatric pharmacist with more than 5 years of clinical working experience in Yishun Health. She works primarily with the geriatric population focusing on delivering clinical care for patients with dementia. In the outpatient ambulatory care setting in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, she runs the Geriatric Pharmacist Clinic to optimise medication care management. She also participates actively in the 6th Vital Sign (Cognition) Delirium and Dementia Workgroup, to establish the framework for assessment and management of elderly patients with cognitive deficits. As the Inpatient-In-Charge of Yishun Community Hospital Pharmacy, Larissa oversees the pharmacy’s administrative and operational processes in the hospital.  

Yishun Community Hospital
Senior Pharmacist 

Larissa Tan Yi Ying

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BIO

Agnes Chan heads the Therapeutic Products Branch of the Health Sciences Authority (HSA), which performs the scientific evaluation for new and generic drugs approval as well as the post-approval variations throughout the products life cycle. Agnes graduated from the University College London and is a pharmacist by training. She began her career in HSA as a clinical evaluator, and had held various positions in the different functions of the Health Products Regulation Group, including the Deputy Director of Legislation and Director of Scientific Advisory Office. She is currently the Director of Therapeutic Products Branch.

HSA
Director, Therapeutic Products Branch

Agnes Chan

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BIO

Mark is a Senior Regulatory Specialist in the Therapeutic Products Branch and has been with the Health Sciences Authority for the last 12 years. Trained as a pharmacist, his main work in HSA includes the clinical review of new drugs and label updates. He currently leads a team in the management of post-approval variations, including reclassification of medicines. He is also involved in various initiatives which aim to provide digital solutions for industry stakeholders to streamline business processes.  

Senior Regulatory Specialist, Therapeutic Products Branch, Health Products Regulatory Group, HSA

Wong Hsien Wu Mark

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BIO

A/P Dennis Seow is the current Head and Senior Consultant of Department of Geriatric Medicine (GRM), SGH. He is the Lead Clinician for the GRM Memory Clinic Service and the current Clinician Lead for SGH on the ACP Steering Committee, Agency for Integrated Care.

He served as Programme Director for the SingHealth Services (SHS) Senior Residency Programme for Geriatric Medicine from 2012 till 2016. He holds Adjunct Appointments in Yong
Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore and DUKES-NUS Medical School, Singapore.

His clinical interests include cognitive disorders in the elderly (delirium and dementia), Advance Care Planning for the elderly, caregiver interventions and use of technology as an aid to care of the elderly.

Head and Senior Consultant, Geriatric Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Dennis Seow 

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BIO

Ms Amy is an inpatient senior clinical pharmacist at Institute of Mental Health. She is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP) who completed the MOH National Pharmacy Residency Programme in Psychiatry in 2017 and is currently pursuing her Masters in Clinical Pharmacy. Her main interests include practice-based research and clinical teaching in psychiatric pharmacy. She has been involved in a range of allied health educational activities and won the NHG Inter-professional teaching award in 2018.

Senior Pharmacist, IMH

Amy Leo Wen Ling 

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BIO

Pei Shieen has a special interest in neuropharmacology. She works collaboratively with neurologists, nurses and allied health professionals in the Neuroscience community and takes the lead in optimizing pharmacotherapy. She is actively involved in teaching neuropharmacology topics in institutional and national training programmes for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. She also serves as the Neuroscience Co-Lead for Singhealth Allied Health Research Committee and Singhealth Duke-NUS Neuroscience Academic Clinical Programme Allied Health Lead. Her recent new role as an educator in National University of Singapore (NUS), where she was an alumnus, allows her to contribute to the development of future pharmacists. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy in University of Illinois at Chicago, and her Clinical Fellowship (Neurology) training in University of Colorado.

Principal Clinical Pharmacist (SGH)

Wong Pei Shieen

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BIO

Dr Chow Wai Leng is Director, Health Services Integration and Development division at the Ministry of Health, Singapore. She oversees the development and implementation of new community-based services as well as the integration of various care providers across the care continuum with the objective of developing an integrated ecosystem in the community that addresses both health and social needs of individuals. She also oversees the monitoring and coordinating of the strategy for community mental health and diabetes. Dr Chow is a family physician by training and has extensive experience in health services research. She previously headed the Health Services Research department in Eastern Health Alliance which focused on providing data and research findings to inform senior management decision-making and implementation research. Dr Chow area of interest is in developing and implementing new care models as well as the use of research and analytics to guide the management of patients and resource allocation.

Director, Health Services Integration and Development, Ministry of Health

Dr Chow Wai Leng

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BIO

Dr Ivan M. H. Woo is Principal Medical Social Worker with Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Faculty Member of the Centre for Healthcare Innovation Co-Learning Faculty and Consultant with the S R Nathan School of Human Development, Singapore University of Social Sciences. He is also a Certified Thanatologist with the Association for Death Education and Counselling and a Registered Social Worker with the Singapore Association of Social Workers. Valued for his opinions on health and social care, Ivan has been invited to be the Committee Member of HELP Family Service Centre, Member of the Tan Tock Seng Hospital Allied Health and Pharmacy Research Committee, and Reviewer for the National Healthcare Group Health Outcomes and Medical Education Research (HOMER) Grant and the Changi General Hospital Changi Health Fund. He has received several awards in recognition of his contributions to research, clinical practice and education, including the highly competitive Li Ka Shing Prize, given annually for academic excellence to the best of the elite students at the University of Hong Kong, and the Promising Social Worker Award, one of the highest accolades to be bestowed to a social worker in Singapore. His research interest is in health social work, grief and bereavement.

Principal Medical Social Worker, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr Ivan M. H. Woo

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BIO

Ms. Ma Yuet Ting received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with Honours from the National University of Singapore. She is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP).

Ms. Ma is a Senior Pharmacist at National Healthcare Group (NHG) Pharmacy, based in Toa Payoh (TPY) Polyclinic where she is active in her role in the Hypertension, Diabetes and Lipids Clinic (HDL-C). She is also the pharmacist-in-charge of the TPY Medication Clinic where pharmacists perform medication reconciliation for patients discharged from restructured hospitals and highlight drug-related problems to the doctors before consult. Together with other community pharmacists, she piloted Pharmaceutical Care Services (PCS) programme jointly initiated by the National Pharmacy Programme Management office (NPPMO) and Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) to help seniors and caregivers with any medication-related issues in the day care setting.

Senior Pharmacist, National Healthcare Group (NHG) Pharmacy

Ms Ma Yuet Ting

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BIO

Reshma Lhode is a Senior Clinical Pharmacist at Guardian Health and Beauty. She received Board Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy from the US Board of Pharmacy Specialties in 2015. She has been working with nursing homes in Singapore since 2011. Reshma was awarded HPB Community Pharmacy Health Ambassador in 2010 and 2011, as well as Community Pharmacist of the year in 2012. Reshma has led the Colorectal awareness campaign or FOBT (Foecal Occult Blood Test) distribution at Guardian, in collaboration with the Singapore Cancer Society. In her role as a pharmacist in nursing homes, she provides medication management services such as medication review and audits. She also assisted the homes in developing SOPs related to medication management. With this experience in handling elderly patients, she has been spearheading Guardian’s patient care activities over the past years. Her passion for eldercare continues to propel her to take up leadership roles in this area.  

Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Guardian Health and Beauty

Ms Reshma Lhode

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BIO

Choo Yan Cheng serves as a community pharmacist in Singapore. His day-to-day job in a heartland area of Singapore gives him great exposure to customers from an elderly population. As part of the Intermediate-to-Long Term Care (ILTC) Pharmacist Workgroup, he works with various long term care settings including nursing home, welfare home and dialysis centre. He received Board Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy from the US Board of Pharmacy Specialties in January 2019.


He presently serves in the Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore's ILTC Workgroup as Chairperson. He has a personal interest in expanding his involvement in community care to assist with medication management for the elderly in his capacity as a healthcare professional.

Watson’s Personal Care Stores, Pharmacist

Mr Choo Yan Cheng

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