A/Prof Chin Jing JihMBBS, FRCP, FAMS (Geriatric Med)
A/Prof Chin Jing Jih is the founding and current Director at the Institute of Geriatrics and Active Ageing (IGA), and a Senior Consultant at the Department of Continuing and Community Care, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). He is the Chairman, Medical Board at TTSH; Assistant Dean and Lead (Professionalism, Ethics, Law, Leadership & Patient Safety) at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMed), NTU; and Adjunct Associate Professor with the NUS Centre for Biomedical Ethics. A/Prof Chin also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Agency of Integrated Care (AIC) and Singapore Medical Association (SMA), Governing Council of Dover Park Hospice and the Medical Advisory Board of Ang Mo Kio–Thye Hua Kwan Hospital.
A/Prof Lim Wee ShiongMBBS, MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med), MHPEd, AGSF, FAMS
Dr Chew Linghui Justin
MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med)
Dr Justin Chew is the Assistant Research Lead at IGA, and a Consultant at the Department of Geriatric Medicine, TTSH. He is also an adjunct faculty at the Geriatric Education & Research Institute (GERI); clinical faculty and clinical teacher for NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and LKCMedicine respectively. Dr Chew is an awardee of the NHG-LKCMedicine Clinician-Scientist Preparatory Programme (CSPP) and recipient of the MOH Healthcare Research Scholarship Master of Clinical Investigation (MCI) Programme. His research interests are in cognition, frailty and technology-enhanced practice.
Dr Lim Jun Pei MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med)
Dr Lim Jun Pei is the Assistant Research Lead at IGA, and a Consultant at the Department of Geriatric Medicine, TTSH. Her area of subspecialty is that of cognitive and memory disorders, and research interests include sarcopenia and frailty in older adults. She was the Principal Investigator of “Whole exome sequencing in long-lived older adults (SANOS- Successful ageing in nonagenarians study)”, a study of factors of successful ageing amongst nonagenarians which was awarded Bronze award in Best Poster Presentation competition in the Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress 2019; co-investigator of the seminal GeriLABS and GeriLABS 2 cohort studies; and co-investigator of the evaluation of a Special Care Unit for Older Adults with Delirium and Dementia in the subacute hospital setting. Dr Lim is also a core faculty member of the National Healthcare Group Internal Medicine Residency Programme.
Dr Ravinder Singh Sachdev
MBBS, MRCGP (UK), MSc Health Informatics, DRCOG, DECA-DS, CPHIMS
Dr Ravinder Sachdev is the Innovation Lead at IGA, and Deputy Head and Consultant at the Department of Continuing and Community Care, TTSH. He is also the Deputy Chief Medical Informatics Officer at TTSH.
Dr Loh Yong Joo MBBS, MMed (Int Med), MRCP(UK)
Dr Loh Yong Joo is the Innovation Co-Lead at IGA, and Deputy Head and Consultant at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, TTSH. He is also the Director of Clinical Innovations in TTSH, Associate Clinical Director for the Centre for Healthcare Innovation and a member of TTSH Clinical Research Committee and National Healthcare Group (NHG)’s Centre for Medical Technology Innovations. Dr Loh’s clinical subspecialty is in neurorehabilitation managing patients with stroke, traumatic brain injury and other neurological conditions. His research interests are in rehabilitation technologies especially in the areas of virtual reality, wearable sensors, telehealth, serious gaming, robotics, gerontechnology and AI/deep learning in rehabilitation.
A/Prof Wong Wei Chin
MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMEd, FAMS
A/Prof Wong Wei Chin is the Education Lead at IGA, and a Senior Consultant at the Department of Geriatric Medicine, TTSH. She is also Adjunct Associate Professor at LKCMed, NTU and Clinical Senior Lecturer at YLLSoM, NUS. Her areas of clinical interest include falls and balance in older adults, osteoporosis and frailty. She was a member of Singapore’s Health Promotion Board – Ministry of Health (HPB-MOH) Falls Prevention among Community Dwelling Older Adults Clinical Practice Guideline workgroup in 2014. A/Prof Wong is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. She is currently the Lead for Geriatric Medicine at LKCMed, and a member of YLLSoM’s Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (GDGRM) course committee.
Dr Joanne Kua Ee Chia
MBBS, MRCP (UK), MMed (Int Med), MS HPEd
Dr Joanne Kua is the Education Co-Lead at IGA, and a Senior Consultant at the Department of Geriatric Medicine, TTSH. Her clinical subspecialty interest is in falls and balance and her other interests are in active ageing and medical education. She started the active ageing programme (GRACE) and was recently conferred her Masters in Health Professions Education by Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr Kua is the current Programme Director for the National Healthcare Group Geriatric Medicine Senior Residency programme.