We would like to extend a warm congratulations to Icon Singapore Medical Oncologist, Dr Tan Yew Oo who has been recognised in Singapore’s National Day honours with The Public Service Medal.
Dr Tan has been awarded The Public Service Medal for his significant contribution to public service through his commitment to the continued development of Singapore’s healthcare standards. Dr Tan has over 40 years’ experience in oncology and was a tenured faculty staff of National University of Singapore (NUS) from 1978 to 1993. During this time, he was instrumental in setting up the speciality of medical oncology at National University Hospital (NUH) and has remained an active teacher and mentor to young oncologists.
He has served on a number of national committees and advisory boards including Board of Directors of SingHealth, member of Medishield Life Council, Agency for Care effectiveness of Ministry of Health, and Board member of National Advisory Committee of Cancer.