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Edwin Chan Shih-Yen

BSc, BVMS (Hons), PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, Singapore Clinical Research Institute
Director, Cochrane Singapore
Associate Professor, Centre for Quantitative Medicine, Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School

Edwin Chan is an epidemiologist and Chief Scientific Officer at the Singapore Clinical Research Institute and Associate Professor at the Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School. He has served as the Director of Cochrane Singapore since its inception. He has previously served as Head of Scientific Management during the set-up phase of the National Registry of Diseases Office and as a trainer & advisor to the Singapore Ministry of Health on clinical practice guidelines (CPG) development. He is currently a member of an Institution Research Ethics Committee, a member of the EBM sub-committee of the National University Hospital Singapore and a GIN-Asia Steering Group member. He has taught many post-graduate research methodology workshops and courses on Clinical Trials, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, CPG development, Meta-analysis & Critical appraisal. His interests are in the teaching of critical appraisal skills and epidemiology, diagnostic test evaluation and decision-making.