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Vernon Lee, Associate Professor, National University Singapore

MBBS,     Country of Residence: Singapore

A/Prof Vernon Lee PhD, FAMS, MPH, MBA

Associate Professor Vernon Lee is a preventive medicine physician, Deputy Director for Communicable Diseases in the Singapore Ministry of Health, Head of the Singapore Armed Forces Biodefence Centre, and adjunct Associate Professor of Public Health at the National University of Singapore. He was formerly Advisor to the Assistant Director General for Health, Security and Environment at the WHO headquarters; and Medical Epidemiologist in the WHO Office in Indonesia. He has been involved in many global health security collaborations, and has developed pandemic preparedness plans and risk assessment and management programs at the global and national levels. He has also performed research on the effectiveness of various interventions against infectious diseases. He graduated from medical school at the National University of Singapore, holds a PhD in epidemiology from the Australian National University, and the MPH and MBA degrees from the Johns Hopkins University, USA.