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KOH Woon Puay


  • NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Joint)
  • Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Primary)

Research Areas:

  • Genetic and lifestyle factors of mortality, cancer, gout, osteoporosis,
  • Genetic and lifestyle factors of cardiovascular disease and diabetes

Teaching Areas:

  • Epidemiology, evidence-based medicine

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • M.B.B.S (Honours) (1992) National University of Singapore
  • Ph.D (Medicine) (2001) The University of Sydney

Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):

  • Avon Foundation-AACR International Scholar-in-Training Award for 94th
  • Annual American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2003
  • National University of Singapore Annual Teaching Excellence Award 2005/2006
  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine Excellence in Research Award 2006/2007

Career History:

  • Medical intern and medical officer, Ministry of Health (MOH) (1992-1996)
  • Senior tutor (NUS) (1996-2001)
  • Postdoctoral fellow (NUS/USC) (2002-2003)
  • Assistant professor (NUS) (2003-2008)
  • Associate professor (NUS) (2008- present)

Administrative Leadership:

  • Coordinator, MBBS-PhD Program, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine,2005-2008
  • Working Committee Member of NUS Leadership in Academic Medicine (NLAM) Program, 2006-2009
  • Program Director, MCI Program,Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, 2008-present

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Visiting Consultant, Singapore Cancer Registry

Major Publications:

  • N Engl J Med, 364, 719-29.
  • Am J Clin Nutr, 94, 520-6.
  • Cancer Res, 70, 4941-8.

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Tel (65) 6601 3147
Email woonpuay.koh@duke-nus.edu.sg


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