Dr Rahul Malhotra
Assistant Professor at the Program in Health Services and Systems Research
Head of Research at the Centre for Ageing Research and Education at Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Rahul Malhotra is Assistant Professor at the Program in Health Services and Systems Research and the Head of Research at the Centre for Ageing Research and Education at Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore. A physician and public health researcher, Dr 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. His specific areas of interest are (1) measurement of frailty; (2) assessment of health literacy and its outcomes; (3) measurement and utilization of healthy life expectancy for spatial and temporal comparison of health; and (4) determining the impact of the informal care context, including family caregivers and foreign domestic workers.