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DPM Teo visits Duke-NUS

10 January 2011

AT DUKE-NUS: (From left) Third year M.D. student Mr Lim Jing Wei, A/Prof Ooi Eng Eong, A/Prof Sandy Cook, Ms Giselia Giam, Prof Duane Gubler, Mr Tony Chew, Dean Ranga Krishnan, DPM Teo Chee Hean, Prof Tan Ser Kiat, Prof Patrick Casey, Prof David Matchar and Prof Frank Starmer (Associate Dean, Office of Innovative Solutions)

Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) was privileged to host Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Mr Teo Chee Hean who visited its campus last Friday afternoon, on 7 January 2011.

He was warmly welcomed by key representatives from Duke-NUS - Mr Tony Chew, Chairman, Duke-NUS Governing Board; Prof Tan Ser Kiat, Chairman, Duke-NUS Development Committee (also Group CEO, SingHealth); Prof Ranga Krishnan, Dean of Duke-NUS; Prof Patrick Casey, Senior Vice Dean, Office of Research; Ms Giselia Giam, Vice-Dean, Office of Corporate Services; Prof Duane Gubler, Director, Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases; Prof David Matchar, Director, Programme in Health Services & Systems Research; Assoc Prof Sandy Cook, Senior Associate Dean, Curriculum Development; and Assoc Prof Ooi Eng Eong, Principal Investigator, Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases.

After the welcome address by Mr Tony Chew, several presentations were made to introduce the School: its teaching methodology called TeamLEAD; its key research programmes, achievements and collaborations; as well as the partnership between Duke-NUS and SingHealth in education and research. DPM Teo was also brought on a tour of the campus and its laboratories.