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Tuesday, 09 Aug, 2022

National Day Awards 2022

Congratulations to our faculty and staff, as well as individuals from our Academic Medicine partner, SingHealth, who were recognised with some of Singapore’s top honours at the 2022 National Day Awards.

Their achievements and exemplary service to Singapore are an inspiration to us all.

Distinguished Service Order

Prof Tan Chorh Chuan 
Former Deputy Chairman of Duke-NUS Governing Board (1 September 2005 – 30 June 2008);
Chief Health Scientist, Ministry of Health;
Executive Director, MOH Office for Healthcare Transformation

 

Public Administration Medal (Silver)

Dr Benjamin Koh Khay Wee
Former Governing Board Member of Duke-NUS Medical School (1 September 2016 – 30 June 2018);
Deputy Secretary (Development), Ministry of Health 

Mr Lim Hua Ern John 
Former Governing Board Member of Duke-NUS Medical School (15 May 2013– 31 August 2016);
First Deputy Secretary, Deputy Secretary Office, Ministry of Social and Family Development

Prof Patrick Tan Boon Ooi
Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Director, SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Precision Medicine;
Executive Director, Genome Institute of Singapore, Agency for Science, Technology and Research

Clin Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Associate Dean, Office of Academic and Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Chairman, Medical Board, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Assoc Prof Raymond Chua Swee Boon
Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre of Regulatory Excellence (CoRE), Duke-NUS Medical School;
Deputy Director of Medical Services (Health Regulation Group), Ministry of Health;
Assistant Commissioner, Cybersecurity (Healthcare), Ministry of Health

 

Public Administration Medal (Bronze)

Ms Karen Chang
Senior Vice-Dean and Group Director, Office of Corporate Services, Duke-NUS Medical School

Prof Julian Thumboo
Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Director, Health Services Research Unit, Singapore General Hospital;
Senior Consultant, Department of Rheumatology & Immunology, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Prof Ng Heng Joo
Clinical Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology, Singapore General Hospital;
Director, Patient Safety & Clinical Standards Unit, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Prof Tay Kiang Hiong
Clinical Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Singapore General Hospital

Assoc Prof Edwin Chan Shih-Yen
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Chief Scientific Officer, Singapore Clinical Research Institute, Consortium for Clinical Research & Innovation Singapore, Ministry of Health

Clin Assoc Prof Ching Chi Keong
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Chief Data and Digital Officer, National Heart Centre Singapore;
Director, Electrophysiology and Pacing, National Heart Centre Singapore;
Director, Quality Management, National Heart Centre Singapore;
Senior Consultant, Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore;

Clin Assoc Prof David Ng Chee Eng
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof Edwin Low Cheng Tee
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Director, Programme Development, SingHealth Office of Regional Health;
Lead, Health System Enhancement (Clinical Core), International Collaboration Office / SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Institute

Clin Assoc Prof Henry Ho Sun Sien
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Chair, SingHealth Duke-NUS Surgery Academic Clinical Programme;
Chairman, Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology, Singapore General Hospital;
Senior Consultant, Department of Urology, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof How Choon How
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Director, Primary Care, SingHealth Office of Regional Health;
Head & Senior Consultant, Care & Health Integration, Changi General Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof Ong Yee Siang
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Vice Chair, SingHealth Duke-NUS Musculoskeletal Sciences Academic Clinical Programme;
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof Steven Wong Bak Siew
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Radiology, Sengkang General Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof Tan Kian Hian
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof Yeo Khung Keong
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Deputy Group Chief Medical Informatics Officer (Research), Singapore Health Services;
Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Data Science and Innovation), National Heart Centre Singapore;
Senior Consultant, Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore

Asst Prof Loh Huey Peng
Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Director, Nursing, Singapore National Eye Centre;
Co-Director, Institute for Patient Safety & Quality (Clinical), SingHealth

Late Clin Asst Prof Agnes Koong Ying Leng
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Former Director, Community Health;
Consultant, SingHealth Polyclinics

Clin Asst Prof Chan Lai Peng
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Gilbert Tan Choon Seng
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Director, Regional Clinical Services (South East), SingHealth Polyclinics;
Senior Consultant, SingHealth Polyclinics

 

Commendation Medal

Ms Ung Pek U
Assistant Senior Manager, Office of Research, Duke-NUS Medical School

Ms Lim Zi Ying
Education Associate II, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Nurse Clinician, Children's Emergency, Nursing Division, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

 

The Public Service Medal

Prof Brenda Yeoh Saw Ai 
Chairman for Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Professor, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, National University of Singapore;
Chairperson, Heritage Advisory Panel 

Clin Assoc Prof Sashikumar Ganapathy
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Assistant Dean, Clinical Integration, Office of Education, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Deputy Campus Director and Academic Vice Chair, Education, SingHealth Duke-NUS Paediatrics Academic Clinical Programme;
Academic Deputy Vice Chair (Care Transformation & Innovation), SingHealth Duke-NUS Emergency Medicine Academic Clinical Programme;
Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, KK Women's and Children's Hospital;
Senior Consultant, Paediatrics, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

 

Efficiency Medal

Mdm Zeena Akhbar
Administrative Specialist, Office of Research, Duke-NUS Medical School

Asst Prof Chrishan Julian Alles Ramachandra
Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Research Fellow, National Heart Research Institute Singapore

Asst Prof Le Thu Thao
Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Research Fellow, National Heart Research Institute Singapore

Ms Lee Kah Keow
Education Associate, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Nurse Clinician, Neurosurgery (Nursing), National Neuroscience Institute

 

Long Service Medal

Mr Lim Hua Ern John 
Former Governing Board Member of Duke-NUS Medical School (15 May 2013– 31 August 2016);
First Deputy Secretary, Deputy Secretary Office, Ministry of Social and Family Development

Prof Saw Seang Mei
Professor, Office of Academic & Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School

Clin Prof Hsu Pon Poh
Clinical Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Associate Dean, Office of Academic & Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Deputy Vice Chair (Clinical), SingHealth Duke-NUS Surgery Academic Clinical Programme;
Chairman, Medical Board, Sengkang General Hospital

Assoc Prof Andrea Kwa Lay Hoon
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Assistant Director, Pharmacy (Research), Division of Allied Health, Singapore General Hospital

Assoc Prof Edwin Chan Shih-Yen
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Chief Scientific Officer, Singapore Clinical Research Institute, Consortium for Clinical Research & Innovation Singapore, Ministry of Health

Clin Assoc Prof Eileen Lew
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Chairman and Senior Consultant, Division of Clinical Support Services, KK Women's and Children's Hospital;
Campus Director, Medical Innovation and Care Transformation, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof Helen Chen Yu 
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, Division of Medicine, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof Ho Ching Lin
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Glaucoma Department, Singapore National Eye Centre

Clin Assoc Prof Lynette Oon Lin Ean
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Molecular Pathology, Division of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Assoc Prof Patricia Neo Soek Hui    
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Supportive & Palliative Care, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Clin Assoc Prof Tay Sook Muay
Clinical Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Andrew Wee Kien Han
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Consultant, SingHealth Polyclinics

Clin Asst Prof Chong Shin Yuet
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Derek Tse Wan Lung
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Senior Consultant, SingHealth Polyclinics

Clin Asst Prof Kek Peng Chin
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Lee Huei Yen
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Loh Lik Eng
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Director, Children's Hospital Emergency Transport Service, KK Women's and Children's Hospital;
Senior Consultant, Children's Intensive Care Unit, Division of Medicine, KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Ng Chung Wai
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, SingHealth Polyclinics

Clin Asst Prof Quah Song Chiek
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Consultant, Division of Radiation Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Clin Asst Prof Siau Chuin
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Associate Dean, Office of Academic & Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Chairman, Medical Board, Changi General Hospital

Clin Asst Prof Teo Li-Ming
Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Academic Vice Chair (Clinical Quality & Services), SingHealth Duke-NUS Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Programme;
Senior Consultant, Division of Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Rachel Marie Towle 
Senior Education Associate, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Nurse Clinician (Advanced Practice Nurse), Division of Nursing, Singapore General Hospital

Ms Li Wei
Education Associate I, Duke-NUS Medical School;
Senior Nurse Clinician, Neurology (Nursing), National Neuroscience Institute


Click here to vew past years' National Day Award recipients.