Dr Johan Suen
Department of Sociology and Anthropology,
National University of Singapore

Dr Suen is Lecturer at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, National University of Singapore, where he teaches courses on Singapore society, childhood and youth, life course and ageing, and ageing and health. His research interests lie in the intersection of critical gerontology, sociology of work, health, and the life course. He has published journal articles and book chapters on social support and quality of life among older adults as well as ageing policies in Singapore. Previously, Dr Suen was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke-NUS Medical School, where he was Co-Investigator for studies on cognitive impairment and care delivery systems for frail older adults and their caregivers.

Programme Details

Day 1, 12 October 2023 , Thursday, 1125 – 1145hrs
Session 2: 12 Oct 2023, Thurs, 1100 – 1230hrs
Track : Track 1B: Primary Care Forum: Breaking Barriers: Tackling Health Inequalities through Primary Health Care (Garnet 212 - 213)
Topic : A Life Course Approach to Understanding Health Inequalities: Why and How Do Intermediary and Contextual Factors Matter?
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