KEYNOTE & OPENING SESSION SPEAKERS

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Prof Richard Davidson


Prof of Psychology and Psychiatry, Founder & Director, The Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Prof Willem Kuyken


Prof of Mindfulness and Psychological Science & Director, University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre


Dr Sara Lazar


Director, Lazar Lab, Harvard University
Asst Professor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School


Prof Mark Williams


Co-founder of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, University of Oxford


Prof Zindel Segal


Co-founder of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, University of Toronto Scarborough


Prof Elissa Epel


Prof & Vice Chair, Dept of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco


A/Prof Judson Brewer


Assoc Prof of Psychiatry, Brown University & Director of Research & Innovation, Brown Mindfulness Centre


Adj. A/Prof Angie Chew


CEO & Mindfulness Principal, Brahm Centre & Singaporean of The Year 2019

 
 


Prof Philip Choo jjjjjjj


Group Chief Executive Officer, National Healthcare Group

 
 
 


A/Prof Craig Hassed


Medical Doctor & Snr Lecturer, Medical Monash University

 

Dr Eric Loucks 


Director, Brown Mindfulness Centre & Assoc Professor of Behavioral & Social Sciences, Brown University

 
 


Kevin Fong


Founding Teacher, ATINAT, Institute of Mindfulness Training, China

 


Tan Li San


CEO, National Council of Social Service, Singapore


Mr Tan Kwang Cheak


CEO, Agency for Integrated Care, Singapore

 


Prof Richard Davidson


Prof of Psychology and Psychiatry, Founder & Director, The Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Prof Willem Kuyken


Prof of Mindfulness and Psychological Science & Director, University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre


Dr Sara Lazar


Director, Lazar Lab, Harvard University
Asst Professor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School


Prof Mark Williams


Co-founder of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, University of Oxford


Prof Zindel Segal


Co-founder of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, University of Toronto Scarborough


Prof Elissa Epel


Prof & Vice Chair, Dept of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco


A/Prof Judson Brewer


Assoc Prof of Psychiatry, Brown University & Director of Research & Innovation, Brown Mindfulness Centre


Adj. A/Prof Angie Chew


CEO & Mindfulness Principal, Brahm Centre & Singaporean of The Year 2019

 
 


Prof Philip Choo


Group Chief Offiicer, National Healthcare Group

 
 
 


A/Prof Craig Hassed


Medical Doctor & Snr Lecturer, Medical Monash University

 


Dr Eric Loucks


Director, Brown Mindfulness Centre & Assoc Professor of Behavioral & Social Sciences, Brown University

 
 


Kevin Fong


Founding Teacher, ATINAT, Institute of Mindfulness Training, China

 


Tan Li San


CEO, National Council of Social Service, Singapore


Mr Tan Kwang Cheak


CEO, Agency for Integrated Care, Singapore

 

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS & WORKSHOP LEADERS

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Dr Annitha Annathurai


Head of Emergeny Medicine, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore

 


Richard Burnett


Teacher & Founder
Mindfulness in Schools Project UK


Dr Maleena Suppiah Cavert


Dep. Director, Clinical Education, National University Health System, Singapore

 


Dr Richard Chambers


Clinical Psychologist & Mindfulness Consultant


Ms Joanne Chan


Head of Finance, Swiss Reinsurance Asia, Singapore


Prof Christopher Cheng


CEO, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore

 
 


Dr Christopher Cheok


Sr. Consultant, Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore


Dr Faith Chia


Sr. Consultant, Dept of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


Prof Chua Hong Choon


Dep. Group CEO, National Healthcare Group & CEO, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore


Prof David Creswell


Prof of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University

 


Dr Kinjal Doshi


Principal Clinical Psychologist, Singapore General Hospital


Dr John Francis


National Geographic Planet Walker & Environmentalist


Dr Daniel Fung


CEO, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore President, International Association for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Allied Professions


Dr Christopher Germer


Lecturer in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Co-Founder of Mindful Self-Compassion Program

 


Assoc Prof Philippe Goldin


Director, Clinically Applied Affective Neuroscience Laboratory, University of California Davis


Dian Handayani


Senior Art Therapist, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

 
 


Patricia Holland


Asst Professor of the Practice of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University


Dr. Debbie Hu


Chief of Psychiatric Department, Tainan Municipal Hospital, Taiwan

 


Prof Kua Ee Hock


Sr. Consultant, Dept of Psychological Medicine, National University Hospital

 
 


Prof Lam Shui-Fong


Director, JC “Peace and Awareness” Mindfulness Culture in Schools Initiative, Hong Kong


Dr Naras Lapsys


Nutrition & Longevity Consultant


Pearlyn Lee


Art Therapist, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

 


Eric Lim


Mindfulness Psychologist, Brahm Centre, Singapore


Dr Julian Lim


Asst Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


June Lim


Pain Psychologist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital


Lim Han Ee


Co-Founder and Principal Coach, Emerge Performance, Singapore


Bernice Lin


Graduate Research Assistant, DUKE-NUS Medical School, Singapore


Dr Liu Xinghua


Assoc Dean, School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences Peking University

 


Dr Herman Lo


Assoc Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Florence Meleo- Meyer


Global Ambassador to the Global Mindfulness Collaborative


A/Prof Jayanth Narayanan


National University of Singapore Business School


Dr Neo Han Yee


Head of Palliative Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


Dr Noorhazlina Bte Ali


Sr. Consultant, Dept of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


Dr Ong Eng Koon


Consultant, National Cancer Centre Singapore


Dr Jeffery Proulx


Asst Professor Of Behavioural and Social Sciences (Research), Asst Professor Of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour (Research), Brown University


Dr Phang Cheng Kar


Psychiatrist & Mindfulness-Based Therapist


Dr Phua Dong Haur


A&E Senior Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

 


Dr Karen Sheffield-Abdullah


Doctor of Nursing & Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 
 


Dr Ronald Siegel


Asst Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

 
 


Frank Singam


Sr. Counsellor, Brahm Centre, Singapore


Dr Bellam Sreenivasulu


Senior Lecturer, Residential College 4, National University of Singapore


Dr Bob Stahl


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Trainer, Brown University


Dr Lynette Tan Yuen Ling


Director of Studies & Assoc Director of Student Life, Residential College 4, National University of Singapore


Dr Shufang Sun


Assistant Professor, School of Public Health Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences,
Brown University


Dr Sun Yujing


Oncologist, GuangZhou Medical School Secondary Hospital, China

 


Dr Chris Willard


Psychologist & Educational Consultant, Harvard Medical School

 


Kayla Wong


Music Therapist, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital


Prof Samuel Wong


Prof & Director, JC School of Public Health & Primary Care, Director, CUHK Thomas Jing Centre for Mindfulness Research & Training, Hong Kong


Dr Mabel Yap


Director, Professional Training & Assessment Standards, Ministry of Health, Singapore


Dr Fadel Zeidan 


Executive Director, University of California, San Diego Center for Mindfulness


Dr Annitha Annathurai


HHead of Emergeny Medicine, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore


Richard Burnett lljjjjjlll


Teacher & Founder
Mindfulness in Schools Project UK


Dr Maleena Suppiah Cavert


Dep. Director, Clinical Education, National University Health System


Dr Richard Chambers


Clinical Psychologist & Mindfulness Consultant


Ms Joanne Chan


Head of Finance, Swiss Reinsurance Asia, Singapore


Prof Christopher Cheng


CEO, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore


Dr Christopher Cheok


Sr. Consultant, Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore


Dr Faith Chia


Sr. Consultant, Dept of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


Prof Chua Hong Choon


Dep. Group CEO, National Healthcare Group & CEO, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore


Prof David Creswell


Prof of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University


Dr Kinjal Doshi


Principal Clinical Psychologist, Singapore General Hospital


Dr John Francis


National Geographic Planet Walker & Environmentalist


Dr Daniel Fung


CEO, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore President, International Association for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Allied Professions


Dr Christopher Germer


Lecturer in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Co-Founder of Mindful Self-Compassion Program


Assoc Prof Philippe Goldin


Director, Clinically Applied Affective Neuroscience Laboratory, University of California Davis

Dian Handayani


Senior Art Therapist, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Patricia Holland


Asst Professor of the Practice of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University

Dr. Debbie Hu


Chief of Psychiatric Department, Tainan Municipal Hospital, Taiwan


Prof Kua Ee Hock


SSr. Consultant, Dept of Psychological Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore


Prof Lam Shui-Fong


Director, JC “Peace and Awareness” Mindfulness Culture in Schools Initiative, Hong Kong


Dr Naras Lapsys


Nutrition & Longevity Consultant


Pearlyn Lee


Art Therapist, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

 


Eric Lim


Mindfulness Psychologist, Brahm Centre, Singapore

 


Dr Julian Lim


Asst Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


June Lim


Pain Psychologist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital


Lim Han Ee


Co-Founder and Principal Coach, Emerge Performance, Singapore


Bernice Lin


Graduate Research Assistant, DUKE-NUS Medical School, Singapore


Dr Liu Xinghua


Assoc Dean, School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences Peking University


Dr Herman Lo


Assoc Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Florence Meleo- Meyer


Global Ambassador to the Global Mindfulness Collaborative


A/Prof Jayanth Narayanan


National University of Singapore Business School

Dr Neo Han Yee


Head of Palliative Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


Dr Noorhazlina Bte Ali


Sr. Consultant, Dept of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


Dr Ong Eng Koon


Consultant, National Cancer Centre Singapore

Dr Jeffery Proulx


Asst Professor Of Behavioural and Social Sciences (Research), Asst Professor Of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour (Research), Brown University


Dr Phang Cheng Kar


Psychiatrist & Mindfulness-Based Therapist


Dr Phua Dong Haur


A&E Senior Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital


Dr Karen Sheffield – Abdullah


Doctor of Nursing & Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Dr Ronald Siegel


Asst Professor of Psychology, Harvard University


Frank Singam


Sr. Counsellor, Brahm Centre, Singapore


Dr Bellam Sreenivasulu


Senior Lecturer, Residential College 4, National University of Singapore


Dr Bob Stahl


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Trainer, Brown University


Dr Lynette Tan Yuen Ling


Director of Studies & Assoc Director of Student Life, Residential College 4, National University of Singapore


Dr Shufang Sun


Assistant Professor, School of Public Health Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University


Dr Sun Yujing


Oncologist, GuangZhou Medical School Secondary Hospital, China


Dr Chris Willard


Psychologist & Educational Consultant, Harvard Medical School


Kayla Wong


Music Therapist, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital


Prof Samuel Wong


Prof & Director, JC School of Public Health & Primary Care, Director, CUHK Thomas Jing Centre for Mindfulness Research & Training, Hong Kong


Dr Mabel Yap


Director, Professional Training & Assessment Standards, Ministry of Health, Singapore

Dr Fadel Zeidan


Executive Director, University of California, San Diego Center for Mindfulness

Singapore Co-organisers & Partners

Singapore Co-organisers

International Co-organisers & Partners

International Co-organisers & Partners