A/Prof Angelique Chan Wei-Ming
Centre of Ageing Research and Education, Duke-NUS Medical School
A/Professor Chan is the Executive Director of the Centre for Ageing Research and Education at Duke-NUS Medical School. She also holds joint tenure appointments as Associate Professor in the Duke-NUS’ Health Services and Systems Research programme, and in the Department of Sociology at the National University of Singapore. She is also Director of the Tsao Foundation Ageing Research Initiative, which is housed within the Department of Sociology.
She has developed and nurtured a strong research portfolio in ageing research that focuses on the epidemiology of ageing, social determinants of health, caregiving, long-term care and the evaluation of programmes providing health services to the community. She has led several major projects on ageing in Singapore, which have led to recommendations in policy research and public policy making. She has also performed consultancy work for the Singapore Ministry of Social and Family Development, the Singapore Ministry of Health, the United Nations, Temasek Foundation and the World Bank.