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Editorial Board

  Editor
 
  Dr Tan Yia Swam
   
  Deputy Editors
   
  Dr Tina Tan Dr Tan Tze Lee  
   
      Advisors    
     
  A/Prof Daniel Fung   A/Prof Cuthbert Teo   Dr Toh Han Chong
           
      Members    
     
  Dr Chie Zhi Ying   Dr Jayant V Iyer   Dr Jipson Quah
           
     
  Dr Jonathan Tan    Dr Jimmy Teo   Dr Alex Wong
           
           

Editor

Dr Tan Yia Swam

Dr Tan Yia Swam has been serving on the SMA News Editorial Board since 2008 and took over as Editor in July 2014. She is currently an Associate Consultant with the Breast Department in KK Women's and Children's Hospital, having completed her basic specialist training programme with Singapore General Hospital and advanced specialist training programme with Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Her vision for the SMA News is for it to be the leading newsletter for medical doctors in the region. Her special interests are in stories about patient encounters - for better or for worse, training woes, and camaraderie in the profession.

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Deputy Editors

Dr Tina Tan

Dr Tina Tan is a psychiatry senior resident with the National Healthcare Group (NHG). She obtained her medical degree from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Class of 2011). She also has a Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
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Dr Tan Tze Lee

Dr Tan Tze Lee is a GP in private practice, and is Adj Assistant Prof at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine for Family Medicine, and the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School for Family Medicine and Continuing Care.

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Editorial Board Advisors

A/Prof Daniel Fung

A/Prof Daniel Fung is the Chairman Medical Board at the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore since Dec 2011. He was formerly the Chief at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from 2006 to 2011. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor with both the Yong Loo Lin Medical School and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, National University of Singapore and the Division of Psychology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University.

A/Prof Fung is a Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator for various studies involving innovative clinical interventions on disruptive behaviour disorders and anxiety disorders. His research is supported by the National Medical Research Council and other funding agencies.  He is also the Vice chairman of the Clinical Research Committee of the Institute of Mental Health. A/Prof Fung conducts clinical research on disruptive behaviour disorders (E.g. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and emotional disorders (E.g. Anxiety disorders). His recent work involves a randomized controlled trial of fatty acids supplementation and social skills training for children and adolescents with disruptive behaviour disorders. His current interests include new media interventions for psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. A/Prof Fung has been involved in over 10 research grants and is a PI in several NMRC funded grants. He has coauthored over 40 research papers, more than10 books and 5 book chapters.

A/Prof Fung is also the programme director of REACH (Response, Early interventions and Assessment in Community mental Health), a community based mental health programme which is part of the National Mental Health Blueprint.
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A/Prof Cuthbert Teo

A/Prof Cuthbert Teo is a senior consultant pathologist and a gazetted forensic pathologist. He is a visiting consultant at Changi General Hospital and at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He is an adjunct associate professor with the Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, where he teaches forensic science, and is also a senior lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He is Chairman of the Chapter of Pathologists, Academy of Medicine. He has a special interest in the area of the prevention of child abuse and neglect, and is Chairman of the Research and Advocacy Standing Committee of the Singapore Children’s Society, and a member of the Society’s Executive Committee.
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Dr Toh Han Chong

Dr Toh Han Chong is Head, Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre.
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Editorial Board Members

Dr Chie Zhi Ying

Dr Chie Zhi Ying is a Family Physician working in the National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP). She enjoys freelance writing and singing. She writes for Lianhe Zaobao, Shin Min Daily News and Health No. 1.  
 
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Dr Jayant V Iyer

Dr Jayant V Iyer is an Associate Consultant with the Singapore National Eye Centre. He is also the Founding Director of the Singapore-based non-profit organisation The Vision Mission.

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Dr Jipson Quah

Dr Jipson Quah is currently a resident in the Department of Histopathology at Singapore General Hospital. He enjoys music-making, fitness-related activities and editorial work in his free time.
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Dr Jonathan Tan

Dr Tan Jiong Hao Jonathan is currently a resident at the National University Hospital Orthopaedics department. 
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Dr Jimmy Teo

Dr Teo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Consultant in Renal Medicine at the National University Hospital (NUH). He is the Director of the Division of Nephrology Research at NUH and leads a group of investigators conducting research in the measurement and estimation of kidney function. He is also the Renal Medicine Senior Residency Programme Director, National University Health System, and an active member of the Singapore Society of Nephrology.
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Dr Alex Wong

Dr Alex Wong is a GP in private practice with interests in Chronic Disease, Health Policy and Dermatology.

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