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SEE Cheong Yan Brian


  • NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Adjunct)
  • Republic of Singapore Air Force (Primary)

Research Areas:

  • Occupational Health
  • Aviation Health

Teaching Areas:

  • Occupational Medicine
  • Fatigue Management

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • MBBS (2005), National University of Singapore
  • DAvMed (2008), Royal College of Physicians
  • MPH (2012), National University of Singapore
  • FAMS (2014), Academy of Medicine, Singapore

Awards/Honours (post-graduate):

  • Jeffrey R Davis, MD International Aerospace Medicine Scholarship (2013)
  • Valedictorian, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (2012)
  • Tye Cho Yook Gold Medal (2012)
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Society Medal (2012)
  • Richard Gillis Prize (2012)
  • SingHealth House Officer Award (2006)

Career History:

  • Head General Staff, RSAF Medical Service (2017 – Present)
  • Honorary Clinical Fellow, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (2016 – 2017)
  • Head General Staff, RSAF Medical Service (2014 – 2016)
  • Registrar, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (2014)
  • Branch Head, RSAF Aeromedical Centre (2012 – 2013)
  • Medical Officer, Changi General Hospital; SingHealth Polyclinics; National Skin Centre (2010 – 2011)
  • Staff Officer, RSAF Aeromedical Centre (2008 – 2010)
  • Officer Commanding, 1 Medical Squadron (2007)
  • House Officer, Changi General Hospital; Singapore General Hospital (2005 – 2006)

Administrative Leadership: 

  • Council Member (co-opted), College of Public Health and Occupational Physicians (2018 - Present)
  • Honorary Secretary, Society of Aviation Medicine Singapore (2017 – 2018)
  • Assistant Honorary Secretary, Society of Aviation Medicine Singapore (2014 – 2017)
  • Co-Chairman, Scientific Committee, 10th Public Health and Occupational Medicine Conference (2015)
  • Secretary, Organising Committee, 58th International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine (2010)

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Visiting Consultant, Changi General Hospital
  • Medical Assessor, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
  • Lecturer, NUS Graduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine Course
  • Lecturer, Singapore Aviation Academy Aviation Medicine Course


  • Kew GS, See B. Zolpidem as a sleep aid for military aviators. Aerosp Med Hum Perform 2018; 89:406-8
  • See B, Gan WH. Aviation medicine. In: Koh D, Aw TC, editors. Textbook of Occupational Medicine Practice, 4th Ed. Singapore: World Scientific; 2017.
  • See B, Chia SE, Chia KS. Return to work is an important therapeutic goal. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2017; 46:245-7.
  • See B, Tan M, Chia SE, Gan WH, Low R, Nah G. Photorefractive keratectomy in young Asian aviators with low-moderate myopia. Aviat Space Environ Med 2014; 85:25-9.

Conference Papers:

  • Kwong J, Tay E, Koh C, See B. Airsickness desensitisation treatment in aircrew – perspectives from the RSAF Aeromedical Centre experience. In: 89th AsMA Annual Scientific Meeting, 6-10 May 2018, Dallas Texas, USA. Aerosp Med Hum Perform 2018; 89:320 [465].
  • Juszczyk D, See B, Parsons V, Madan I. Survey to determine usual care in the UK NHS Occupational Health departments in managing staff who go on sick leave with common mental health disorders. In: 26th EPICOH, 28-31 August 2017, Edinburgh, UK. Occup Environ Med 2017; 74 (Suppl 1): A60 [0201].
  • See B, Chua D, Lim D. Operational evaluation of blue-enriched white light as a fatigue countermeasure for controllers on night shift. In: 61st ICASM, 6-10 October 2013, Jerusalem, Israel. Brossard, Canada: IAASM; 2013 [OR31].
  • See B, Nah G, Gan WH, Low R. Efficacy of photorefractive keratectomy for military pilot recruitment in an Asian air force. In: 84th AsMA Annual Scientific Meeting, 12-16 May 2013, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Aviat Space Environ Med 2013; 84:433 [529].
  • See B, Gan WH, Low R. Medical attrition in military pilot selection: a Singapore perspective. In: 58th ICASM, 10-14 October 2010, Singapore. Brossard, Canada: IAASM; 2010 [OR51].


Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email see_cheong_yan_brian@defence.gov.sg


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