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CHOW, Angela

Affiliations:

  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Adjunct)
  • Head & Senior Consultant at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Infectious Disease & Epidemiology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Primary)

Research Areas:

  • Infectious disease epidemiology (in particular, influenza, chikungunya fever, dengue fever)
  • Healthcare epidemiology (in particular, multidrug resistant organisms, infection prevention practices) 
  • Public health surveillance

Teaching Areas:

  • Epidemiology
  • Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • MBBS
  • MMed (Public Health)
  • Grad Dip (Family Medicine)
  • MS (Epidemiology)
  • FAMS

Awards/Honours:

  • Delta Omega Best Poster, 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, 2013
  • UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office's inaugural Collaboration Development Awards in Translating Public Health Research into Practice, 2012

Career History:

  • Deputy Director, Communicable Diseases Division, Ministry of Health Singapore, 2003-2007
  • Asst Director, Health Services Development Division, Ministry of Health Singapore, 2001-2003
  • Asst Director, Epidemiology & Disease Control Div, Ministry of Health Singapore, 2000-2001

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Focal Point, WHO Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network
  • Assistant Editor, BMC Infectious Diseases
  • Reviewer, British Medical Journal
  • Reviewer, Influenza Research and Treatment 
  • Reviewer, Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Reviewer, Singapore Medical Journal

Major Publications:

  • Kelesidis T, Chow A Proximity to animal or crop operations may be associated with de novo daptomycin-non-susceptible Enterococcus infection..Epidemiol Infect. 2013 Apr 15:1-4. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Chow A, Arah OA, Chan SP, Poh BF, Krishnan P, Ng WK, Choudhury S, Chan J, Ang B. Alcohol handrubbing and chlorhexidine handwashing protocols for routine hospital practice: A randomized clinical trial of protocol efficacy and time effectiveness. Am J Infect Control. 2012 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Chow A, Win MK, Wong CS, Leo YS. Universal Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Screening: Comparison of Anatomic Screening Sites for Patients with High and Low Prevalence of MRSA Carriage. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Mar;33(3):315-7.

Associate Professor
Tel (65) 6357 7461
Email Angela_Chow@ttsh.com.sg

 

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