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LEO Yee Sin

Affiliations:

  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (Clinical Professor)
  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Adjunct)
  • Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Adjunct)
  • Director, Institute of Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology; Clinical Director, Communicable Disease Centre; Senior Consultant, Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Research Areas:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Dengue
  • Emerging Infections

Teaching Areas:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Dengue
  • Outbreak Management

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • MBBS 1983
  • NUS. M.MED (internal Med) 1989
  • NUS MRCP (UK) 1989
  • FAMS (Singapore) 1995
  • FRCP (UK) 2003
  • MPH (Singapore) 2013

Career History:

  • 2013 – Current, Senior Consultant, Dept of Infectious Diseases
  • 2002 – 2012, Senior Consultant, Head of Infectious Diseases
  • 1996 – 2001, Consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Dept of ID
  • 1990 – 1995, Registrar at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Dept of ID
  • 1983 – 1990, Houseman & Medical Officer at Ministry of Health

Administrative Leadership:

  • Director, Institute of Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology
  • Head, Department of Infectious Diseases
  • Clinical Director of Communicable Diseases Centre

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Inpatient/Outpatient duties at Communicable Disease Centre (CDC)/Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)
  • Provide ID Consultation to TTSH and other hospitals
  • Travellers' Health Vaccination Clinic at Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • (MOH) Expert Committee on Bioterrorism Threats (ECBT)
  • Specialist Advisor: SAF (Preventive Medicine)
  • WHO – EID Clinical Assessment & Respond Network
  • WPRO – Informal Consult to Draft the Regional Action Plan for Dengue Prevention & Control 2016 – 2020

Selected Publications:

  • Impact of neuraminidase inhibitors on influenza A (H1N1) pdm09-related pneumonia: an IPD meta-analysis – Influenza Other Respiratory Viruses 2015 Nov 25
  • Review of a two-year methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening program and cost-effectiveness analysis in Singapore. – BMC ID 2015 Sept 29: 15-319
  • Differences in clinical and psychiatric outcomes between prevalent HIV-1 molecular subtypes in a multiethnic Southeast Asian Sample. – Gen Hosp Psy 2015 Jul 30

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Email Yee_Sin_Leo@ttsh.com.sg

 

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