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ARTS AND HEALTH SINGAPORE REPOSITORY

The Arts and Health Singapore Repository (AHSR) actively documents and provides updates on the state of arts and health field in Singapore through a listing of practice, policy, research and capacity development. We are continuously developing this repository and we look forward to hearing from you. 

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The Team

MICHAEL KOON BOON TAN

Michael is currently a Associate Professor in Art and Design at Lab4Living - Sheffield Hallam University, UK where he is contributing to the 100-year life and Future Home projects. He was an Assistant Professor at the School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore when this study was conducted.  

BRENT GIBBONS

Brent Gibbons is a research public health analyst at RTI International, where he focuses on behavioral health services and policy research. At the time of this study, he was a senior research fellow at the National University of Singapore and previously directed the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health. 

JOANNE YOONG

Joanne Yoong is an applied economist working at the intersection of behavioural economics and health and financial decision making for thewell-being of vulnerable populations. Dr. Yoong’s primary appointment is as Senior Economist at the University of Southern California, where she directs the offices of the USC Center for Economic and Social Research in Singapore and Washington DC. Based in Singapore, Dr Yoong also holds faculty appointments at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Singapore Management University and the RAND Corporation. 

CHAO MIN TAN

Chao Min Tan holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Her current research interest is in the area of arts and health and health humanities. She is dedicated to empowering the community and encouraging enhancement of health and wellbeing through the arts. She hopes to continuously introduce creative approaches to improve care routines and promote the integration of the arts into the healthcare landscape. 

SOON GUAN TAN

Soon Guan is currently a researcher at the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health. His research interest lies in implementation science and evaluation of public health programmes and intervention.