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Evidence-based Mindfulness Practice

Our Team

Wayne Freeman Chong

Non-Executive Director

Social Scientist. Geropsychologist. Entrepreneur. Educator. Informal Caregiver

Wayne Freeman Chong

August 2017 - now


  • Research Fellow, Dementia Research Centre (Singapore), Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (2023 – present)

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

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

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

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.

  • 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.

  • Chong, W.F.W., & Gu, D. (2021). Critical gerontology. In D. Gu & M. Dupre. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. Springer, Cham.


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