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CHAN Chung Tsing Gregory


  • NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Adjunct)
  • Senior Specialist Physician, The Occupational and Diving Medical Centre 
  • Visiting Consultant and Clinic Manager, Sports Medicine Centre, Singapore Sports Institute
  • Visiting Consultant, Military Medicine Institute, Singapore Armed Forces
  • Visiting Consultant, Sengkang Health (2016)

Research Areas:

  • Occupational Health
  • Maritime and Diving Medicine
  • Military Medicine

Teaching Areas:

  • Occupational Health
  • Diving Medicine
  • Health Promotion

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • M.B.B.S (1992), National University of Singapore
  • Masters of Medicine, Occupational Medicine (1997), National University of Singapore
  • Designated Workplace Doctor, Ministry of Manpower (since 1996)
  • Specialist Certification, Singapore Medical Council (2001)
  • Certification, Basic and Advanced Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, Adelaide and Toronto (1997 and 2005)
  • Grad Dip Geriatric Medicine (1998), National University of Singapore
  • Grad Dip FP Dermatology (2000), National University of Singapore
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore (2001)
  • Fellow, Singapore Institute International Arbitrators (2007)
  • Family Physician Certification, Singapore Medical Council (2012) 

Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):

  • Society of Occupational Medicine Gold Medal, National University of Singapore (1997)
  • Asian Young Scientist Award, 17th Asian Congress of Occupational Health (2002)
  • Letter of Commendation, Singapore Armed Forces (2001)
  • Overseas Mission Medal, Singapore Armed Forces (2001)
  • United Nations Service Medal (2001)
  • National Day Award: Commendation Medal (Military) (Pingat Penghargaan Tentera) (2003)
  • Certificate of Commendation, Ministry of Defence (2003)Certificate of Commendation, SAF Medical Corps (2005)
  • Letter of Commendation, Singapore Armed Forces (2005)
  • Service Quality Award, Singapore General Hospital (2007)
  • Service Quality Award, National University of Singapore (2009)

Career History:

  • Senior Medical Officer with the Singapore Armed Forces overseeing Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Undersea and Maritime Medicine (till 2007)
  • Consultant Occupational Health and Diving Physician, Singapore General Hospital (2007)
  • Deputy Director, Office of Safety, Health & Environment, National University of Singapore (2008)
  • Medical Director, The Occupational and Diving Medicine Centre (2012)

Administrative Leadership:

  • Medical Director, The Occupational and Diving Medicine Centre
  • Clinic Manager, Sports Medicine Centre, Sports Singapore
  • Previous Leadership Appointments: SAF – Head Naval Hyperbaric & Diving Medicine Centre, Head Underwater Medicine Centre, Head Performance Maximisation Branch, Head Fleet Medical Branch,  Head Preventive Medicine Branch, Team Leader for Ops Blue Heron Team 8; NUS – Deputy Director, Office of Safety, Health & Environment

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Exco Member and Past President, Occupational and Environmental Health Society, Singapore (since 2000)
  • Board Member, Board of Registered Industrial Hygienists, Singapore (2015)
  • International Board Member, Journal of International Maritime Health, Poland (2009-2015)
  • Member, Expert Panel, Singhealth Institutional Biosafety Committee (since 2012)
  • Member and Associate Dean for the National Occupational Medicine Training Course, Specialist Training Committee, Joint Committee Specialist Training, Singapore Medical Council (2001-2011)
  • Member, WSHC for Workplace Health (2012) and Healthcare (2010-2012)
  • Member, WSHC for Code of Practice for Risk Management (2011) and Scientific Diving (2014)
  • Member, Clinical Practice Guidelines on Smoking Cessation Clinical Guidelines, MOH (2002)
  • Senior Research Fellow, Defence Medical & Environmental Research Institute, Defence Science Organisation (2003-2009)
  • Occupational Health Advisor, Singapore Police Force (2000-2002)
  • Medical Advisor, Singapore Underwater Federation (2007)
  • Teaching Faculty – (NUS) Masters of Public Health, Diploma in Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine Residency Programme, Masters of Safety, Health & Environment Technologies (2008), (Non-NUS) Singapore Hyperbaric & Underwater Medicine Course
  • Journal Reviewer - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Japan), International Maritime Health (Poland), Industrial Health (Japan), Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine (United Kingdom), Singapore Medical Journal (Singapore), Annals of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore)
  • Adjunct Research Fellow, Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine (2002-2004)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine (2005-2008)
  • Occupational Health Advisor, World Health Organisation (2001)

Selected Publications:

  • Chan G, Koh D. Understanding the physical and psychosocial work environment of a Singapore Medical School. SMJ, 2007
  • Chan G. Occupational Health in the Singapore Navy. Int Maritime Health 2006
  • 12. Chan G. Defending Against SARS – The SAF SARS Diary. Supplement to Pointer Journal. Singapore Armed Forces. 2003
  • Chan G, Koh D, Tan V. Ageing and fitness to work. JOM, 2000.
  • Chan G, Koh D. The Ageing Worker. Ann Acad Med, Singapore 1997: Vol 26; pp 221-29




Adjunct Assistant Professor
Tel (65) 6516 5969
Email ephgchan@nus.edu.sg


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