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Associate Professor Lee Cheng Chuan is a senior consultant in infectious diseases. 

He received his basic medical degree as well as the Master of Internal Medicine from the National University of Singapore. He is a member and fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. He is also a Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He received his specialist training in Singapore and the USA at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital of Northwestern University, Chicago, and the Comprehensive AIDS Centre at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

His special clinical interest is in HIV medicine and he heads the HIV programme at Communicable Disease Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. His other areas of clinical interest include communicable and emerging infectious diseases. He was actively involved in the outbreak response management of Nipah virus and SARS infections in Singapore. For his work on SARS, he was awarded the National Medal of Valour in 2003.

Apart from clinical practice, Dr. Lee has a keen interest in teaching. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He was President, Society for Infectious Disease, Singapore from 2008 to 2011. He is an advocate for patients with HIV/AIDS and was the Vice President for Action for AIDS (S) 2011-2013. He was awarded the National Healthcare Humanity Award in 2013.

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