Wong Mee Lian

Professor Wong Mee Lian is attached to the Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, the National University of Singapore, Singapore.Her involvement includes being the Assistant Dean (Education-Pre-clinical), Faculty of Medicine, NUS, Consultant on Health Promotion, Ministry of Health , Brunei , a member for the Technical Reference Panel, The Leprosy Mission International, external examiner, Degree of Master of Public Health, University of Malaya, member of the Specialist Training Committee for Public Health Medicine in Singapore, member of the sub-committee to accredit training in Public Health in Singapore and visiting consultant, National Skin Centre in Singapore.

Her research interest includes Control of sexually transmitted infections, HIV/ AIDS among sex workers and their clients and Health promotion and behavioural change.

Her teaching interest includes Health Promotion, health education and behavioural change and Quality in Health Care; Human Resource Management; Doctor-patient communication.

She has also published extensively in peer-reviewed publications, some of her recent works are

  1. Wong ML, Chan Roy, Lee J, Koh D, Wong Christina. Controlled evaluation of a behavioural intervention programme on condom use and gonorrhoea incidence among sex workers in Singapore. Health Education Research 1996; 11:423-432.
  2. Wong ML, Wee S, Chia HP, Goh LG, Hong CY. Sociodemographic and Lifestyle Factors Associated with Constipation in an Elderly Asian Community. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1999; 94: 1283-1291.
  3. Wong ML, Goh LG, Chia HP et al Correlates of Leisure-Time Physical Activity in an Elderly Population in Singapore American Journal of Public Health 1999;89:1578-1580

Visits to the Department

April 2007External examiner for Master of Public Health (Family Health) final examination
December 2006As the supervisor for the study visits of the Masters in Medicine in Public Health and Masters in Medicine in Occupational Medicine candidates from the National University of Singapore
April 2005Lecturer for the Short Course on Health Education and Health Promotion
April 2005External examiner for Master of Public Health (Family Health) final examination
April 2001External examiner for the Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science in Public Health examination.