John CM Wong


National University Hospital, Singapore

Associate Professor John Chee Meng Wong, is the Head, Department of Psychological Medicine at the National University Hospital (NUH) and National University of Singapore (NUS).

He is also the Director of NUS Mind Science Center, which focus on building cognitive and emotional resilience across age continuum in the community, through community based program and technology innovation.

A Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Dr Wong obtained his MBBS from NUS and did specialty training at the Singapore National University Hospital, Institute of Mental Health and Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He was a Visiting Fellow in Trauma Psychiatry at the Uniformed Service University F Edward Hebert School of Medicine, USA and Child Psychiatry Fellowship at the Guy’s Hospital Bloomfield Clinic and Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. He has a special interest in Trauma Psychiatry, ADHD, Autism and Developmental Psychiatry.

He was the Senior Medical Officer(Healthcare) and Chief Medical Corps of Singapore Armed Forces, directed the development and commissioning of the second  generation of web based electronic medical record system (eMR PACES-2) for the armed forces, a first in the country.

He last served as founding Executive Director of NUHS Regional Health System (2013-14), and also was the Vice Chairman Medical Board (Education) (2011-13) which oversaw the NUH Education Office in undergraduate, postgraduate medical education at NUH.

Dr Wong is an established clinician and health care leader, with a wide repertoire of clinical skills and experiences in psychiatry, community care, medical education, child psychiatry research, healthcare and organizational management.

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