Transforming Future Health Through Innovation and Regulation

Professor Teo Yik Ying, Dean, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : March 22, 2018

Time : 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM

Price : $0.00

2018-03-22 11:45:00 2018-03-22 14:00:00 Asia/Singapore Transforming Future Health Through Innovation and Regulation Join us for a special lunch session with industry thought leaders for an interactive discussion on the transformation of future health through innovation and regulation. We are honored to have Prof. Teo Yik Ying, Dean, NUS - Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health as the keynote speaker, as well as a distinguished panel of experts for this event. Prof. Teo will be providing insights on the current innovation and regulatory landscape in the public health space (including various trends and developments) and will discuss Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health’s purpose and evolving role in regards to collaboration with the private sector. The panelists will address the opportunities/challenges for public and private sector cooperation, implication of innovation on public health and healthcare costs, the changing environment for technological innovation in health care and discussing the potential for nudge theory to drive innovation and regulatory within the healthcare space. Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre) AmCham Singapore Register for event

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Description

Join us for a special lunch session with industry thought leaders for an interactive discussion on the transformation of future health through innovation and regulation.

We are honored to have Prof. Teo Yik Ying, Dean, NUS - Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health as the keynote speaker, as well as a distinguished panel of experts for this event.

Prof. Teo will be providing insights on the current innovation and regulatory landscape in the public health space (including various trends and developments) and will discuss Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health’s purpose and evolving role in regards to collaboration with the private sector.

The panelists will address the opportunities/challenges for public and private sector cooperation, implication of innovation on public health and healthcare costs, the changing environment for technological innovation in health care and discussing the potential for nudge theory to drive innovation and regulatory within the healthcare space.

Spaces are limited, so please register soon. Lunch will be provided at this event

For inquiries, please email us at 
amcham_events@amcham.org.sg.

Speaker profiles:

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Professor Teo Yik Ying
Dean 
NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health


Professor Teo Yik Ying is Dean of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore. He also helms the iOmics Programme at the Life Sciences Institute, and is an Associate Faculty Member of the Genome Institute of Singapore.

A keen researcher by nature, Prof Teo has gained international recognition for his work in genomics, where his focus is in the development and application of mathematical and statistical techniques to understand the genetic causes of human diseases and genetic evolution in worldwide populations. He has conducted large scale genomic studies on populations from Africa, Europe and Asia, and currently chairs an international consortium investigating the genetic diversity of cosmopolitan and indigenous populations in Asia.

Prof Teo majored in statistical genetics, having completed his doctoral training at the University of Oxford after obtaining a Distinction for his Masters in Applied Statistics at Oxford and graduating top of the cohort for the Bachelor programme in Mathematics at Imperial College, United Kingdom. He pursued his postdoctoral training with the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, where he was concurrently appointed as a Lecturer at the Statistics Department in Oxford.

Prof Teo has previously served as the Director for the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, where the Centre works closely with the Singapore Ministry of Defence to develop capabilities for disease surveillance, consultation and research to deter and to control potential infectious disease outbreaks. He was also the Founding Director of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, which approaches systems-level healthcare issues from a multidisciplinary perspective, connecting healthcare workers, patients, researchers, policy- and decision-makers to tackle complex themes in the fast-changing nature of health services delivery.

For his contributions and achievements to academic and public health, Prof Teo was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Singapore Youth Award (2011), the Young Scientist Award by the Singapore National Academy of Science (2010), the NUHS-Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Young Achiever Award (2015), and the Outstanding Young Persons of the World award in the category of Academic Leadership and Achievements (2015). He was also conferred numerous scholarships during his education, including the Public Service Commission scholarship (1997), the Shell Centenary Scholarship (2000), the Lee Kuan Yew Postgraduate Scholarship (2003) and the NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship (2003).

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Samuel Hanes
Director
The Behavioral Insights Team, Singapore


Samuel joined the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) shortly after it was created in 2010 as the team’s first economist. He has worked in a number of roles at BIT and on a large number of UK government policies, including: health, crime, energy & sustainability, taxation, unemployment and economic growth. Until June 2016, Samuel was the team’s UK director for economic growth and productivity. In this role, he led projects on business growth, female labour market participation, disability & employment, apprenticeships and exporting. Before working at BIT, Samuel was an economist at the Home Office (the UK ministry for Home Affairs) primarily focused on the economics of crime and policing. He holds a degree in Economics from Durham University.

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Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei
Vice President of Communications and Value-Based Healthcare
Medtronic


Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei is Medtronic Vice President of Communications and Value-Based Healthcare, Asia Pacific.

Hsien has been an active member of AmCham Singapore since 2010 and became Healthcare Committee co-chair in 2013. She believes strongly in the Chamber’s mission to be the voice of American business in Singapore and the region by creating value for our members through advocacy, business insights, and connections. As Governor, Hsien would also make significant contributions to promoting diversity and inclusion by encouraging member companies to ensure that employees and business partners represent diverse viewpoints, feel valued and respected, and have access to the same opportunities at all levels.

Hsien has a PhD in Epidemiology from The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and a BA (with honors) in Human Biology from Stanford University. Hsien is also Chair of the Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed) Communications Committee and advisor to the QuintilesIMS Institute.