Dr Hum is a Senior Consultant at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, specialising in geriatric and palliative care.
She is also Director of Programme Dignity, Singapore’s first palliative home care programme for patients living with advanced dementia.
She co-edited the book ‘The Bedside Palliative Medicine Handbook’, which serves as a practical guide to palliative medicine.
Associate Professor Andy Hau Yan HO
Deputy Director (Research)
Dr Ho is Associate Professor of Psychology at the School of Social Sciences, Honorary Joint Associate Professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Population Health Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
He is a Fellow in Thanatology, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement (IWGDDB), and the Association of Death Education and Counseling (ADEC).
He specialises in the research and teaching of public health palliative care, life and death education, psychosocial gerontology, holistic therapy and community empowerment. He has produced numerous public health campaigns and short film documentaries, as well as authored over 70 books, chapters, research reports and articles in prominent journals.
He is the first Asian recipient of the esteemed ADEC Academic Educator Award in 2018.
Dr Joseph Ong Yew Jin
Deputy Director (Education)
Dr Ong is a Senior Consultant at Dover Park Hospice since 2019. He is also a clinical tutor to undergraduate medical students from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and to advanced specialty trainees in the palliative medicine specialist training track.
He was previously Medical Director and Consultant at the Singapore Cancer Society.
He has been actively involved in coordinating and leading overseas medical missions, previously to Tanzania, Myanmar, Timor Leste, and more recently Cambodia.