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Evidence-based Mindfulness Practice

Our Team

Wayne Freeman Chong

Executive Director

Social Scientist. Geropsychologist. Entrepreneur. Educator. Informal Caregiver

Wayne Freeman Chong

August 2017 - now

Affiliation

  • Executive Director, GeroPsych Consultants Pte Ltd (2017 – present)

  • Part-time Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2020 – present)

  • Treasurer and Research and Advocacy Subcommittee, Gerontological Society

Research and Evaluation Areas

  • Long-term care services utilization

  • Caregiver experiences

  • Geropsychological tools

Teaching/Training Areas

  • Geropsychology

  • Integrated care

  • Informal caregiving

Academic/Professional Qualifications

  • PhD in Psychology (2020), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

  • Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (2018), SkillsFuture Singapore

  • Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology (2010), James Cook University, Australia

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (2007), National University of Singapore

Scientific Journal Editorial Board

  • Scientific Reports (Impact Factor: 4.6)

  • Heart and Mind

  • Insights in Public Health

Selected Awards​

  • Dean’s Award for Administration, Enabler Award (2023), Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine

  • Carol Schutz Travel Award (2022), Gerontological Society of America

  • Behaviour and Social Sciences Student Travel Award (2022), Gerontological Society of America

Selected Publications

  • Chong, W.F.*, Chua, J., Leong, L.Z., Smith, H.E, & Yu, T. (2023). Proactive career management for Singapore female health professionals: A scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 13(2), e062716. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-062716

  • Chong, W.F.W.*, Ng, L.H., Ho, R.M-H., Koh, G.C.H., Hoenig, H., Matchar, D.B., Yap, P., Venketasubramanian, N., Tan, K. B., Chou, N., Menon, E., Chang, H.M., De Silva, D.A., Lee, K.E., Tan, B. Y., Young, S.H.Y., Ng, Y.S., Tu, T.M., Ang, Y. H., Yeo, T.T., Merchant, R.A., Kong, K.H., Singh, R., Ng, Y.L., & Cheong, A. (2021). Stroke rehabilitation use and caregiver psychosocial health profiles in Singapore: A latent profile transition analysis. Journal of American Medical Directors Association, 22(11), 2350-2357.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2021.02.036

  • Chong, W.F.W., & Gu, D. (2021). Critical gerontology. In D. Gu & M. Dupre. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2_951-2

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