Adjunct Assistant Professor Mervyn Koh is Senior Consultant and Head of The Department of Palliative Medicine in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He graduated from National University of Singapore in 1997 and completed his post-graduate internal medicine training (MRCP) in 2003. He subsequently completed his advanced specialist training in Geriatric Medicine in 2007 and went on to specialise in Palliative Medicine in 2009. He did his overseas HMDP (Healthcare Manpower Development Programme) Training in Palliative Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Centre in New York. He won the Healthcare Humanity Award in 2011. He is the Honorary Secretary of the Chapter of Palliative Care Physicians, Academy of Medicine, Singapore.