Dr Angelique Chan holds joint appointments as Associate Professor in the Signature Program in Health Services & Systems Research, Duke-NUS and the Department of Sociology, NUS. She is Director of the Centre for Ageing Research & Education at Duke-NUS. Dr Chan received her PhD in Sociology from the University of California at Los Angeles and completed a US National Institute of Aging Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan.
Designation : Associate Professor
David B. Matchar, MD, is the Inaugural Director of the Program in Health Services and Systems Research (HSSR), one of five Signature Research Programs within the Duke-NUS Medical School. Dr. Matchar is also a Professor of Medicine at Duke University in the United States. He received his AB in Statistics from Princeton University. After completing his MD degree and residency training he served as fellow in the Department of Internal Medicine at Duke.
Designation : Program Director, Professor
Dr Eric A. Finkelstein, Ph.D., M.H.A. is the Director of Lien Centre for Palliative Care and Professor of the Signature Research Program in Health Services and Systems Research at the Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School and Research Professor at Duke University Global Health Institute. He received his BA in Mathematics/Economics from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in economics and Masters in Health Administration from the University of Washington.
Designation : Director, Lien Centre for Palliative Care, Professor
A physician specializing in Community Medicine, and a public health researcher, Dr Rahul Malhotra’s research focuses on the vulnerability associated with ageing. Within this area, his research agenda is to develop an evidence base that enables understanding, measurement and alleviation of vulnerability, resulting from physical, psychological, social and health service factors, among older adults at the individual and the population level.
Designation : Assistant Professor
Prof. Truls Østbye, a chronic disease epidemiologist and public health researcher, has a special interest in obesity, diseases of the elderly and global health. In Singapore, his current research includes studies of: health and lifestyles of elderly Singaporeans, physical, mental and social facets of care giving for elderly Singaporeans, risk factors for threatened and complete miscarriages, and evaluation of workplace health promotion programs.
Designation : Professor