Transforming Future Health Through Innovation and Regulation

Professor Teo Yik Ying, Dean, NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Keynote Speaker); Samuel Hanes, Director, The Behavioral Insights Team, Singapore; Sandeep Chalke, Vice President Diabetes, APAC, Medtronic and Value-Based Healthcare, Medtronic; and Dr. Reuben Ng, Assistant Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (Moderator)

Venue : AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03 S(228208) - Stamford American Auditorium

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

Please add to calendar before registering for the event

   

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:

Teo Yik Ying.jpg

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).

Samuel Hanes.jpg

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.

Sandeep Chalke

Sandeep Chalke
Vice President, Diabetes, APAC
Medtronic 

Sandeep Chalke was named Vice President – Diabetes Group, Asia Pacific Region in January 2017. Sandeep is responsible for leading and implementing commercial strategies for growth in the APAC Region, partnering with leaders in other Medtronic business groups. He also leads our interaction with key stakeholders in the region – including government, payers and health care providers.

Prior to joining Medtronic, Sandeep held positions of increasing responsibility during his 18-year career with GE Healthcare, the majority of which were in leadership roles in the APAC & USA regions. He led two of the company’s startup businesses in APAC – Respiratory & Sleep and Interventional & Surgery – growing both businesses exponentially by ensuring voice of customer was reflected in products and revamping the product and distribution strategy globally to expand reach and gain market share.

In between GE & Medtronic, Sandeep led “Advanced Wound Dressing” business unit for 18-months for Acelity Inc. With Acelity, he was based in the USA and UK.

Sandeep earned an MBA from the University of Leicester, UK and a degree in Medical Electronic from the University of Mumbai. Sandeep is based in Singapore.


Moderator:


2018_03_22 Reuben Ng - Moderator

Dr. Reuben Ng

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Public Health), Yale University
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Reuben Ng trained as a social scientist at NUS, Oxford and Yale. He spent 16 years in government, consulting, and research. In government, he was in the Prime Minister’s Office driving evidence-based policy making through data analytics, and Smart Nation strategies.
In consulting, he co-built the advanced analytics practice at a top firm, and implemented complex analytics projects across industries (e.g., government, banking, consumer goods) and functions (e.g., strategy, HR, operations).  He currently teaches Data Analytics, Behavioural Insights, Policy Innovation, and works with various C-suites on their organisation’s transformation strategy.  He serves on senior advisory boards of agencies in finance and homeland security.


Reuben is an expert in ageing, preventive health, psychometrics, and culture. He is credited with creating innovative techniques to measure societal perceptions/stereotypes that are applied to policy, and program evaluation. His applied policy research has been recognized by grants/awards from the US National Institute of Aging, American Psychology Association, and featured in major Singapore newspapers including The Straits Times, Business Times, TODAY,
Lianhe Zaobao. He is also the first Singaporean to receive the International Fulbright Science and Technology Award, the first non-British recipient of the UK Social and Economic Research Council (ESRC)’s Neville Butler Prize (runner-up) awarded at the Houses of Parliament in London, and the youngest winner of an Early Research Career Award from the International Council of Psychologists. He has over 50 journal/conference papers, taught extensively in Asia & US, and was nominated for teaching awards at Quinnipiac and Yale.

Share on LinkedInShare on FacebookTweet about this on Twitter