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Associate Professor Yeoh Khay Guan

Deputy Chief Executive, National University Health System

Dean, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

 

A gastroenterologist by training, Assoc Prof Yeoh Khay Guan (MBBS, MMed, FRCP) is Deputy Chief of the National University Health System (NUHS) as well as Dean of the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He is also Senior Consultant with the Department of Gastroenterology, National University Hospital.

 

Assoc Prof Yeoh's research interest is in the early detection of gastric and colorectal cancers, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in international journals. He is the Lead Principal Investigator of the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium, a national flagship research group which aims to improve the survival outcomes for gastric cancer in Singapore. Prof Yeoh also chairs the National Colorectal Cancer Screening Committee of the Health Promotion Board, Ministry of Health which recommends guidelines for the national colorectal screening programme in Singapore.