Dr Seet graduated from the University of Cambridge, UK in 1995. Her Histopathology training was done mainly in London, UK. She completed her specialist training (UK Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training) in 2003 and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK (FRCPath).
Dr Seet worked in the UK as a Consultant Pathologist prior to returning to her home country of Singapore and joining the department of the National University Hospital in 2009. She has subspecialist experience and interest in Cytopathology and Lung/thoracic pathology. She is also actively involved in all aspects of medical education in the department, both undergraduate and postgraduate.
Dr Sewa Duu Wen obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 2003. He completed his specialty training in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, as well as Intensive Care Medicine in 2012 and 2014 respectively.
Dr Sewa’s areas of interest include advanced respiratory failure, pulmonary hypertension and lung transplantation. In 2013 and 2015, he was twice awarded the Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) Award for training in intensive care medicine and lung transplantation at University Health Network, Toronto, Canada, and then at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK for training in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. He is part of the multi-disciplinary team member of the pulmonary hypertension service in National Centre and is the medical director for lung transplantation programme in Singapore. He is currently serving as the Head of Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine in Singapore General Hospital.
Michael J. Simoff has practiced Interventional Pulmonology for 29 years and has been involved in technology development including: EBUS-TBNA, ENB, confocal microendoscopy, OCT, autofluorescence bronchoscopy, and APC as examples. He is a Professor of Medicine, FTA at Wayne State School of Medicine. He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed works, given more than 230 international and national talks, and has been funded more than $18million for research. He has served on international and national committees throughout his career in interventional pulmonology and lung cancer. He is currently the Director of Interventional Pulmonology and Lung Cancer Screening at Henry Ford Hospital. He also works as an Associate Medical Officer for Intuitive, working on new technology development and design of research surrounding this work.
When not at work, he looks forward to spending time with his wife of 34 years. He also enjoys traveling, photography, hiking, golfing, cycling, woodworking, gardening, and he is a beekeeper.
Asso. Prof Sng Li-Hwei Is a Senior Consultant at the Central Tuberculosis Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Singapore General Hospital. She served the Head of CTBL and has been in various biosafety and TB guidelines committees of the Ministry of Health, Singapore, and the Singapore Tuberculosis Elimination Program. Her interests are in laboratory diagnosis of mycobacteria, in particular, the identification and epidemiology of multidrug resistant organisms.
Dr Soh Rui Ya is a consultant respiratory physician at the Department of Respiratory medicine, Sengkang General Hospital. Her main interests are in sleep medicine and chronic non-invasive ventilation. In 2019, she was awarded the Ministry of Health Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) award and completed a fellowship in sleep medicine at the Respiratory and Sleep medicine unit, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Australia and at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan. She leads the Sleep medicine service in Sengkang General Hospital and has been the service chief of the campus for the Singhealth Duke-NUS Sleep centre since 2018. She is a Fellow at the Academy of Medicine Singapore. Dr Soh is committed and actively involved in medical education. She is a clinical lecturer for the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, clinical assistant professor for Duke-NUS medical school and a core faculty member of the Singhealth Respiratory Medicine Senior Residency Program.
Ms. Tai Jia Yu is a registered sleep technician with 3 years experience working in sleep lab. She was trained to perform various types of sleep disorder related diagnostic tests and executing successful studies based on AASM guidelines. Ms. Tai is now currently working as a Respiratory technician in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She was trained to conduct different types of Pulmonary Lung Function Test for patients and also performing sleep studies for patients in sleep lab.
Dr Tan Geak Poh is a consultant respiratory physician who is currently practicing at the Department of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Dr Tan’s main interest is in the field of clinical pulmonary physiology and sleep medicine. Dr Tan completed a fellowship in advanced pulmonary function testing, sleep and non-invasive ventilation at the Department of Pulmonary Physiology and Sleep Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Australia. He leads the TTSH Respiratory Function Laboratory since 2017 and initiated new services including impulse oscillometry and cardiopulmonary exercise testing. He is actively involved in laboratory quality improvement projects and multi-center research in the validation of spirometry reference equations. He is a Fellow at the Academy of Medicine Singapore and Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh.
Dr Tan Shera is a respiratory physician and intensivist with special interest in Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacteria. She is currently the clinical director of the TB Control Unit. Dr Shera received her training at National Jewish Health in Denver, USA. She is heavily involved in the clinical care of TB patients, including those with Multi-drug Resistant TB, as well patients with complex non tuberculous mycobacteria diseases due to underlying immunodeficiency.
Asst Prof Tay Tunn Ren
Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Changi General Hospital
Clin Asst Prof Tay’s research interests are in asthma and severe asthma, and she has published in various peer-reviewed journals. She undertook a one year fellowship with the Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology department at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, and returned to set up the difficult asthma clinic in Changi General Hospital in 2017. She has received numerous education and clinical service accolades throughout her academic career.
Jaclyn is a Sleep Physiologist working at Sleep Centre, Singapore General Hospital (SGH) since 2016 and attained her RPSGT in 2019. She attended an Introduction to Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy course by Australian Academy of Orofacial Myology in 2022 and co-led the OMFT clinic in Sleep Centre. Her work comprises of performing and analysing sleep studies as well as CPAP/BIPAP titrations. Jaclyn is also involved in the care of OSA patients, providing CPAP counselling and troubleshooting services. She is also part of the chronic NIV team that cares for patients on long term BIPAP, ensuring proper usage and management of therapy. In addition, Jaclyn works together with the ENT Surgeons and lead a team of sleep technologists to manage patients on Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS) therapy.
Dr Felicia Teo is a respiratory and intensive care medicine physician based at The Lung Clinic, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, and visiting consultant to the National University Hospital, Singapore.
She underwent subspecialty training in Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London between 2014 to 2015, after which she helped established the Interstitial Lung Disease Service at the National University Hospital, working closely with specialty physicians in respiratory medicine, rheumatology, haemato-oncology and transplant medicine. She is actively involved in clinical research trials and is site-investigator for an ongoing national ILD registry. She continues to actively participate in local advisory board meetings and peer-reviewed literature in ILD.
Lynette is a radiologist at the National University Hospital, Singapore. She did her radiology training in Singapore with fellowships in cardiothoracic imaging at the Royal Brompton Hospital, United Kingdom. She has served as program director for 10 years and continues to be involved in undergraduate and postgraduate education. She is currently an examiner for the conjoint Singapore-Royal College of Radiologists examination, an accreditor for the Committee of Specialist Training in Singapore, deputy chair of the local ethics board and is on several national committees. She is also involved in several multicentre cardiac CT and MRI imaging research trials. She has authored and co-authored more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr Teoh is currently the Deputy Head of the Department of Paediatrics at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He received subspecialty training in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Sydney in 2008, and returned to serve as the Head of Respiratory Medicine Service at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital from 2010 to 2022. He is also the Deputy Head of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Sleep Centre. He has a strong clinical and research interest in Paediatric Sleep, and has worked closely with other clinical departments and institutes to initiate multi-disciplinary collaborations and clinical services for children with sleep disorders.
Athol Wells, MD, is a Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital and Imperial College, London. He trained in New Zealand, moving to the Royal Brompton Hospital in 1999, heading the ILD Unit from 2007 to 2016 and continuing to chair the ILD research group. His research interests include the applicability of CT in ILD diagnosis and prognostic evaluation, patterns of progression in individual ILDs. He created and developed the ILD disease behaviour classification. He received the ERS lifetime achievement in ILD in 2019 and the ERS Presidential Award in 2023. He is a member of the Fleischner Society and current president of the World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Diseases (WASOG). He is one of the most cited world researchers in ILD. In September 2023, his h-index in the Google Scholar Citations database was 151 (101 since 2018), with over 90,000 citations in total.