Ee Shien Tan

Head; Head of Service and Senior Consultant for Genetics Service

SingHealth-Duke Genomic Medicine Centre; KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Clin A/Prof Tan Ee Shien is the Head of SingHealth-Duke Genomic Medicine Centre and the Head of Service and Senior Consultant for Genetics Service in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She is also currently the Genomics Co-Lead, SingHealth Duke-NUS Maternal and Child Health Research Institute. She is the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of the national precision medicine program, PRECISE. Her passion is to ensure that all patients with genetic diseases have access to the best care available.

She was also the Director of the National Newborn Screening Program in Singapore from 2011 till 2023. In this role, she has spearheaded the expansion of the repertoire of disorders tested during the newborn period. Through education, the programme has also been successful in ensuring that majority of the newborns in Singapore are tested.

Clin A/Prof Tan is actively involved in education and was the Paediatric clerkship director for the Duke NUS Graduate Medical School.  She is a clinical associate professor in Duke GMS and YLL SOM and is a strong believer in mentoring the next generation.