Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, Chief Health Scientist and Executive Director, MOH Office for Healthcare Transformation
Venue : Mandarin Orchard Singapore, Imperial Ballroom (Level 35 Orchard Wing), 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
Date : May 16, 2018
Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Price : $50.00
|2018-05-16 11:45:00 2018-05-16 13:30:00 Asia/Singapore 2018_05_16 The Balestier Series with Prof. Tan Chorh Chuan Please join us for an interactive luncheon with Chief Health Scientist and Executive Director of the MOH Office for Health Transformation (OHT) Professor Tan Chorh Chuan on May 16, 2018. Profesor Tan will be sharing his insights on OHT’s purpose and evolving role including the policy issues and challenges particularly on adopting and scaling effective and sustainable healthcare models in Singapore. - AmCham Singapore||Register for event|
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Please join us for an interactive luncheon with Chief Health Scientist and Executive Director of the MOH Office for Health Transformation (OHT) Professor Tan Chorh Chuan on May 16, 2018. Professor Tan will be sharing his insights on OHT’s purpose and evolving role including the policy issues and challenges particularly on adopting and scaling effective and sustainable healthcare models in Singapore.
We look forward to seeing you at this session.
About the Speaker
Professor Tan Chorh Chuan was appointed as the inaugural Chief Health Scientist and concurrently, Executive Director of the new Office for Healthcare Transformation (OHT) in Singapore’s Ministry of Health with effect from January 1st 2018.
Prof.Tan’s concurrent appointments include the Chairman of the Board of the National University Health System; member, Board of Directors of the Monetary Authority of Singapore; and member, Board of Directors of Mandai Park Development.
Prof.Tan served as President of the National University of Singapore (NUS) from 2008 to 2017. His previous positions include Senior Deputy President and Provost for NUS, Dean of the NUS Faculty of Medicine (2004-2008) and Director of Medical Services, Ministry of Health (2000-2004). Whilst in the Ministry, he was responsible for leading the public health response to the 2003 SARS epidemic. Prof. Tan has also brought the NUS Medical and Dental Schools and the National University Hospital under single governance in his capacity as Chief Executive of the National University Health System in 2008.
Prof.Tan is a key leader in Singapore's Biomedical Sciences Initiative since its inception in 2000, for which he was awarded the National Science and Technology Medal in 2008. He also received the Public Service Star in 2003 for outstanding contributions to overcoming SARS in Singapore; the Public Administration Gold Medal in 2004 for his work as Director of Medical Services in the Ministry of Health; and the Meritorious Service Medal in 2015. Other awards include the Dr. John Yu Medal from the George Institute for Global Health, Australia; the Albert Schweitzer Gold Medal from the Polish Academy of Medicine; Honorary Doctor of Medicine from King's College; Honorary Doctor of Science from Duke University; Honorary Doctor of Science from Loughborough University; Achievement Medal from the Singapore Society of Nephrology and the 1996 Singapore Youth Award. Prof Tan is the first Singaporean to be elected as an international member of the US National Academy of Medicine.
A renal physician, he obtained his medical training at NUS, and research training at the Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford.
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