Local Speakers

Track 3: Beyond Institution into Integrated Community Living (S2)
A/Prof Reshma A Merchant
Head and Senior Consultant, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University Health System
Speaker's profile

A/Prof Reshma A. Merchant is the Head and Senior Consultant at the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the National University Hospital, Singapore. From 2009 to 2016, she was the Head of the Division of Advanced Internal Medicine. Under her leadership, the division has made great progress in care integration, care coordination and new models of care, including acute medical unit and Innovation-42.

She is a strong advocate of ageing in place. Her main areas of research interest are in sarcopenia, cognitive frailty and successful ageing in the community. She also holds many leadership positions in national professional organisations and advisory boards.

Programme Details

Track : Track 3: Beyond Institution into Integrated Community Living (S2)
Day 2, 31 January 2019
11.30am – 12.45pm
Topic : Frailty and Dementia – Inseparable Entity?