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National Day Awards 2022

This year, 393 recipients from the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre (AMC) received National Day Awards in recognition of their exemplary contributions to our AMC, our patients and our nation’s success.

Here are the SingHealth Duke-NUS AMC’s award recipients:

The Meritorious Service Medal

Mr Chan Yeng Kit
SingHealth Board member

The Public Service Medal   

Mr Lim Chin Hu
Board Member, SingHealth
Board Member, ALPS Pte Ltd
Board Member, iHIS   

Mr Tan Tai Kiat
Chief Operating Officer (Environmental Sustainability), SingHealth
Chief Operating Officer, SCH
Nominated for his contributions as Chairman, Ang Mo Kio CCMC

Mr Quek Bak Siang
Senior Manager, Operations, Division of Patient Support, SGH
Nominated for his contributions as Vice-Chairman, Punggol CCMC

Mr Peter Lee Lian Heng
Master Medical Social Worker (Clinical), Medical Social Services, Division of Allied Health, SGH
Nominated for his contributions as Chairman, National Skin Centre MediFund Committee


The Public Service Medal (FOS)  

Assoc Prof Sashikumar Ganapathy
Deputy Campus Director, KKH
Academic Vice Chair, Education, Paediatrics ACP
Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, KKH
Senior Consultant, Paediatrics, KKH
Nominated for his contributions as President, Club Rainbow (Singapore)

The Public Administration Medal (Silver)  

Clin Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong
Chairman, Medical Board, KKH
Mr Tan Jack Thian
Group Chief Operating Officer, SingHealth
Chief Operating Officer, SGH

Prof Patrick Tan Boon Ooi
Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
Director, SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Precision Medicine

The Public Administration Medal (Bronze)

Ms Wong Lai Yin
Chief Operating Officer, ALPS  

Assoc Prof How Choon How
Director, Primary Care & East Region, SingHealth Office of Regional Health, SingHealth
Head, Care & Health Integration, CGH
Senior Consultant, Family Medicine, SingHealth

Ms Pang Nguk Lan
Deputy Group Director, Institute for Patient Safety & Quality, SingHealth
Chief Risk Officer, Director, Quality, Safety & Risk Management, KKH  

Ms Wong Sook Thow
Chief Nurse (Nursing Transformation), SingHealth
Chief Nurse, KKH

Ms Lian Siew Bee
Director, Nursing, NCCS  

Assoc Prof Ching Chi Keong
Chief Data and Digital Officer, NHCS
Director, Electrophysiology and Pacing, NHCS
Director, Quality Management, NHCS
Senior Consultant, Cardiology, NHCS

Assoc Prof Yeo Khung Keong
Deputy Group Chief Informatics Officer (Research), SingHealth
Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Data Science and Innovation), NHCS
Senior Consultant, Cardiology, NHCS  

Ms Jasmine Pek Chai Ling
Chief Human Resource Officer (Disciplinary & Inquiries), SingHealth
Chief Human Resource Officer, SCH

Dr Chan Lai Peng
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, SGH  

Assoc Prof David Ng Chee Eng
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging, SGH

Assoc Prof Henry Ho Sun Sien
Academic Chair, Surgery ACP
Chairman, Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology, SGH and NCCS
Senior Consultant, Department of Urology, SGH  

Prof Julian Thumboo
Director, Health Services Research Unit, SingHealth
Senior Consultant, Department of Rheumatology & Immunology, SGH

Assoc Prof Ng Heng Joo
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology, SGH
Director, Patient Safety & Clinical Standards Unit, SGH  

Assoc Prof Ong Yee Siang
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, SGH

Mr Paul Lau Kung Ngieng
Director, Finance, Division of Finance, SGH  

Assoc Prof Tan Kian Hian
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, SGH

Ms Tan Yang Noi
Chief Human Resource Officer (HR Preparedness & Readiness), SingHealth
Chief Human Resource Officer, Division of Human Resource, SGH  

Prof Tay Kiang Hiong
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Vascular & Interventional Radiology, SGH
Academic Vice Chair, Clinical Operations, Radiological Sciences ACP
Deputy Head, SingHealth Duke-NUS Vascular Centre

Ms Winnie Khaw Siew Huay
Director, Decision Support Services, Division of Finance, SGH  

The late Dr Agnes Koong Ying Leng (Posthumous)
Former Director, Community Health, SHP
Consultant, SHP

Ms Anna Fok Wai Min
Chief Human Resource Officer, SHP  

Dr Gilbert Tan Choon Seng
Director, Regional Clinical Services (South East), SHP
Senior Consultant, SHP

Dr Edwin Low Cheng Tee
Director, Programme Development,
SingHealth Office of Regional Health
Lead, Health System Enhancement (Clinical Core), International Collaboration Office / SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Institute, SingHealth  

Mr Shawn Tan Su Shong
Director, Legal, Governance & Finance, SingHealth

Ms Ivy Chiu Lin Min
Chief Human Resource Officer (Recruitment), SingHealth
Chief Human Resource Officer, SKH

Dr Steven Wong Bak Siew
Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Radiology, SKH

Dr Loh Huey Peng
Co-Director, Institute for Patient Safety & Quality (Clinical), SingHealth
Director, Nursing, SNEC  

Assoc Prof Edwin Chan Shih-Yen
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

The Commendation Medal

Ms Irene Ong Yi-Jan
Assistant Director, Site Operations, Supply Chain, ALPS  

Ms Vivienne Ho Pek Sien
Assistant Director, A&E Operations, CGH

Ms Kaneswary d/o Kandasamy
Assistant Director, Orthopaedic / Surgical / Psych Wards, CGH 

Dr Yang Phey Hong
Assistant Head & Senior Principal Psychologist, Clinical Services, Department of Child Development, Division of Medicine, KKH 

Ms Lim Zi Ying
Senior Nurse Clinician, Children’s Emergency, Nursing Division, KKH  

Ms Jane Guo Lifeng
Senior Nurse Manager, Nursing / Ambulatory Treatment Unit, NCCS

Mr Willie Woo Shek Chow
Senior Manager, Operations – Facilities & Support Services, NDCS  

Ms Foo Lee Lian
Assistant Director, Nursing, Nursing Administration, NHCS

Ms Angela Ho Lai Yin
Assistant Director, Health Information Management Services, NHCS  

Mr Tan Jau Tsair
Assistant Director, Neuroradiology, NNI

Ms Jessie Zhao Ruihong
Senior Nurse Manager, Outram Community Hospital, SCH  

Dr Tan Siok Bee
Deputy Director, Nursing (Advanced Practice Nurse), Division of Nursing, SGH

Mr Quek Bak Siang
Senior Manager, Operations, Division of Patient Support, SGH  

Mr Lucas Goh Chee Keong
Deputy Director, SHP

Ms Zann Foo Sue Ting
Deputy Director (Admin), Institute for Patient Safety & Quality, SingHealth  

Ms Doreen Tan Soek Chin
Assistant Director, Crisis Planning & Operations, SKH

Ms Angelina Tan Hui Min
Head, Pharmacy, Allied Health, SKH  

Ms Priscilla Lim Shiow Huey
Master Medical Social Worker (Practice Manager), Medical Social Work, SNEC

​The Efficiency Medal

​The Long Service Medal ​

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Heartiest congratulations to all our awardees!

View the full list of SingHealth Duke-NUS awardees here.