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COVID-19: Updates from Singapore
COVID-19: Updates from Singapore is a weekly webcast forum for leading clinicians, scientists, public health officials and policy makers with expertise in SARS CoV-2 and its associated infection COVID-19 to share insights into their field of study.

Episodes will include updates on world and regional COVID-19 related epidemiology, a detailed COVID-19 topic review by a different guest lecturer each week, followed by a panel discussion and audience questions. Some of our guest lecturers include:
• Professor Leo Yee-Sin - Executive Director, National Centre of Infectious Diseases
• Professor Wang Linfa - Director, Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases, NUS
• Mr Kishore Mahbubani - Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Research Institute (ARI), NUS
• Associate Professor Audrey Chia - Director, Leadership Development Programme, NUS Business School

11 June 2020
Professor Andrew Rose
Dean, NUS Business School
Topic: The Economy after COVID-19

18 June 2020
Dr Marie-Paule Kieny
Director, Priority Research Programme on Antimicrobial Resistance, Inserm

25 June 2020
Professor Heidi Larson
Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
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Host: Professor Dale Fisher
Professor of Medicine, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine @National University of Singapore
Professor Fisher graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1985 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 1992 doing most of his training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. After more than a decade’s work at Royal Darwin Hospital in Infectious Diseases (ID) and General internal medicine, he moved to Singapore in 2003 at the time of the SARS outbreak for which he received a Courage Foundation Award. He has maintained these efforts in international outbreak response through the Global Outbreak Alert & Response Network which he now chairs. These include missions for influenza outbreaks to Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar and for Ebola to Liberia on three occasions in 2014/5. On the teaching front he has faculty teaching awards, resident’s choice awards at home here but internationally has run workshops in Infection Prevention and Control and outbreak response for over a decade in dozens of countries across the world, including especially commissioned wor
Host: Dr David Allen
Associate Vice President (Health Innovation and Translation) @National University of Singapore
Dr. David Allen was raised in West Texas. Following an undergraduate education at Rice University in Houston, he graduated with honours from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, and then completed his Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases training fellowship in New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center in New York City. He was a Visiting Investigator at Rockefeller University and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Cornell University Medical Center when he was recruited to Singapore to establish an Infectious Disease training program and to become the first Infectious Diseases Head of Department in the Communicable Disease Centre Singapore in 1992.
Speaker: Professor Andrew Rose (11 June)
Distinguished Professor and Dean, NUS Business School @National University of Singapore
Professor Andrew Rose is Dean of NUS Business School. Prior to joining NUS, Professor Rose was the Bernard T Rocca Jr Chair of International Business & Trade in the Economic Analysis and Policy Group at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. A globally respected expert in international finance, trade and macroeconomics. Professor Rose’s research interests are in the areas of international trade, finance and macroeconomics. His research collaborators include former US Federal Reserve Chair Dr Janet Yellen, Berkeley’s Nobel Laureate George Akerlof, and international macroeconomist Professor Jeffrey Frankel at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Professor Rose received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his MPhil from Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and his BA from Trinity College, University of Toronto.