Our Team

Dr. Vincent Chong

Dr. Vincent Chong was formerly (retired) Professor of Radiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. During his career stints in the health and academic services, he was awarded scholarships to do master’s degrees in business administration (MBA, NUS) and education (MHPE, Maastricht University). He has a keen interest in music, nature, and travelling.

Dr. Ling Sing Lin

Dr. Ling Sing Lin is a medical doctor by training. She worked in the Ministry of Health Headquarters for many years in policy making and administrative positions, until her retirement.

Dr. Tan It Koon

Before retirement, Dr Tan It Koon was, among many appointments, Head of Clinical Biochemistry at SGH’s Dept of Pathology. He was the Deputy Chairman of the National Theatre Trust and Chairman for Grants and Scholarships of the Spore Cultural Foundation. He received the National Day Awards, PBM, and PPA, for his contribution to cultural and community development and excellence in Public Administration.

Dr. Cheong Pak Yean

Dr Cheong Pak Yean is an internal/family medicine physician and psychotherapist and former NUS A/Prof. He is a past president of Singapore Medical Association (SMA) & the College of Family Physicians and was awarded honorary SMA member. He has an interest in the Art & Science of medical communication.


Dr. Hong Hai

Dr. Hong Hai was formerly Professor and Dean of the College of Business, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Chief Executive of Haw Par Corporation, and a Member of the Singapore Parliament.  He is currently Adjunct Professor at NTU and practices Chinese medicine at the Renhai Clinic. His recent books include The Rule of Culture (Routledge 2020), Pursuing the Elixir of Life (World Scientific 2017), and Principles of Chinese Medicine (Imperial College 2016).

Contributing Authors

Ang Lai Lai, Lily Aw, Eileen Bygraves, Vincent Chan, Chang Tou Liang, Maynard Chen, Cheng Shiang, Cheong Pak Yean, Grace Chiang, Chong Phui Nah, Choo Chiau Beng, Irwin C.A Chung, Linus Chua, Marie Stella P. Cruz, Foo Keong Tatt, Jeanette Gan, Goh Lee Gan, D Gowri, Thazin Han, Kenneth Ho, Anne Holloway, David Hong, Rosemary Khoo, Kua Ee Heok, Madhav Kudva, Suraj Kumar, Lee Pheng Soon, Lim Fong Seng, Julian Lim, Ruth Lim, Lim Soo Ping, Ling Ai Ee, Loh Yunn Hua, Low Lian Leng, Luke Low, Grace Lum, Ng Lee Beng, Ong Chooi Peng, Kannan Pasamanickam, Darren Seah, Soo Eng Hiong, Tan Boon Yeow, Tan It Koon, Angela Tan Qiuli, Tan See Leng, Tan Su-Ming, Tan Tze Lee, Tan Yew Seng, Abdullah Tarmugi, Tay Wei Yi, Thang Leng Leng, T Thirumoorthy, Ann Toh, Tung Yew Cheong, Wong Foot Hin, Tracey Woon, Wong Tien Hua, Yeoh Chee Koon.