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Assoc Prof Lita CHEW


Head of Department, Pharmacy,

National Cancer Centre Singapore

• Speaker, Healthcare Ethics and Medical Law Symposium (Part 2), 21 Sep 2018


Assoc Prof Lita Chew is the Head of Pharmacy Department at the National Cancer Centre Singapore. She holds concurrent positions as Associate Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore and the Chief Pharmacist at Ministry of Health.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the National University of Singapore and Masters in Medical Science from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. She completed her fellowship training in Pharmacy Practice at the University Illinois Chicago, USA.

An inspiring Pharmacy leader, her work impacts pharmacy practice and pharmacy workforce in Singapore. These involved the setting up of register for specialist pharmacist, training and development framework for pharmacist specialists, National Pharmacy Residency Training, review of Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician career paths. Including the development of the Competency Framework for Advanced Pharmacy Practice, Training and Development Framework for Pharmacy Technician, and leads the National Pharmacy Strategy, a 10-year plan to transform the pharmaceutical landscape in Singapore.

In recognition for her continuous efforts, Assoc Prof Chew received the Public Administration Medal in the 2013 National Day Awards.

A convincing and charismatic leader, Assoc Prof Chew continues to bridge the profession with her visionary leadership, excellent people skills and passion for her field of work.