Scientific Programme


Prof Vernon Lee
Communicable Diseases Division,
Ministry of Health

Prof Vernon Lee is a preventive medicine physician and adjunct Professor at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore. He is also Director of the Communicable Diseases Division at the Ministry of Health, and sits on the Council of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

His areas of expertise include infectious diseases epidemiology, pandemic preparedness and response, and evidence-based health policy.

He has previously worked in the WHO Office in Indonesia and WHO headquarters in Geneva, and continues to contribute to international working groups and advisory panels on infectious diseases.

A/Prof Lee graduated from medical school at the National University of Singapore. He also holds a PhD in epidemiology from the Australian National University, and the Master in Public Health and Master of Business Administration degrees from the Johns Hopkins University, USA.


Programme Details

Day 1, 01 January 1970 , Thursday,
Block 2: What We Learnt from Covid-19?
Track : NCID: Are We There Yet? (Broadcast Date - 22 Oct 2021)
Topic : Epidemiology And Impact Of COVID-19 - Where We Are Now and Where We Will Be
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