Woon Puay is Professor in Healthy Longevity Translational Research Programme at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. Being a population health scientist, Prof Koh’s research interest is in studying the epidemiology of chronic diseases of importance to Singapore. She is the Principal Investigator of the Singapore Chinese Health Study, a 63,000-strong cohort of middle-aged and elderly Chinese Singaporeans established for the long-term study of dietary and environmental factors of chronic diseases common among Singaporeans. She has co-authored more than 450 scientific papers on risk factors of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and adverse ageing outcomes.
Woon Puay will be part of the Healthy Ageing / Personalisation and Future Food Innovation session on Day 3.