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CUTTER Jeffery Lawrence


  • NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Adjunct)
  • Director, Communicable Diseases Division, Ministry of Health, Singapore (2011 - Present) (Primary)

Academic/Professional Qualifications :

  • MBBS, National University of Singapore 1987
  • M Med (Public Health), National University of Singapore 1994
  • FAMS (Public Health), 1999
  • MSc (Epidemiology), London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 2001
  • DLSHTM 2001

Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):

  • Ministry of Health - Raffles (British Chevening) Scholarship 2000-2001.
  • Commendation Medal, 2003.
  • Long Service Medal, 2014.

Current Appointments:

  • Member (representative of the Director of Medical Services), Singapore Nursing Board, 2012 – Present
  • Member, Specialist Advisory Board (Preventive Medicine), SAF, 2014 – 2016.
  • Secretary, National HIV/AIDS Policy Committee, MOH, 2013 - Present

Selected Publications:

  • Cutter JL. Diabetes mortality in Singapore 1991 – A preliminary study. Singapore Med J 1998;39:311-318.
  • Cutter J, Tan BY, Chew SK. Levels of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Singapore following a national intervention programme. Bull WHO 2001;79(10):908-915.
  • Cutter J, Fong CW (editors). National Health Surveillance Survey 2001. Epidemiology & Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health 2003.
  • Cutter J, Lim WY, Ang LW, Tun Y, James L, Chew SK. HIV in Singapore – Past, Present and Future. AIDS Educ Prev. 2004 Jun; 16(3 Suppl A): 110-8.
  • KT Goh, J Cutter, BH Heng, S Ma, Benjamin KW Koh, C Kwok, CM Toh, SK Chew. Epidemiology and Control of SARS in Singapore. Annals Acad Med Singapore. 2006; 35 : 301-16.
  • Low S, Chan F L F, Cutter J, Ma S, Goh K T, Chew S K. A national study of the epidemiology of pneumococcal disease among hospitalised patients in Singapore : 1995 – 2004. Singapore Med J 2007; 48(9) : 824-829.
  • Jeffery Cutter. Preparing for an influenza pandemic in Singapore. Annals Acad Med Singapore. 2008; 37 : 497-503.
  • Jeffery Cutter, Li Wei Ang, Florence YL Lai, Hariharan Subramony, Stefan Ma, Lyn James. Outbreak of pandemic influenza A (H1N1-2009) in Singapore, May to September 2009. Annals Acad Med Singapore. 2010; 39 : 273-282.
  • Hariharan Subramony, Florence YL Lai, Li Wei Ang, Jeffery Cutter, Poh Lian Lim, Lyn James. An epidemiological study of 1348 cases of pandemic H1N1 influenza admitted to Singapore hospitals from July to September 2009. Annals Acad Med Singapore. 2010; 39 : 283-290.
  • Hoon Chin Lim, Jeffery Cutter, Weng Kee Lim, et al. The influenza A (H1N1-2009) experience at the inaugural Asian Youth Games Singapore 2009 : mass gathering during a developing pandemic. Br J Sports Med 2010; 44: 528 – 532.
  • Jeffery Cutter, Yee-Tang Wang. Tuberculosis – an under-appreciated disease (commentary). Annals Acad Med Singapore. 2010; 39(3). 261-262.
  • Khin Mar Kyi Win, Cynthia B.E. Chee, Liang Shen, Yee T. Wang, Jeffery Cutter. Tuberculosis among foreign-born persons, Singapore, 2000-2009. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2011; 17(3) : 517-519.
  • Li Wei Ang, Meng Chee Phoon, Yan Wu, Jeffery Cutter, Lyn James, Vincent T Chow. The changing sero-epidemiology of enterovirus-71 infection among children and adolescents in Singapore. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011; 11:270.
  • Li Wei Ang, Jeffery Cutter, Lyn James and Kee Tai Goh. Seroprevalence of past dengue infection among children and adolescents in Singapore. Journal of Medical Virology (2015).

Adjunct Associate Professor
Tel (65) 6325 9018
Email Jeffery_CUTTER@moh.gov.sg


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