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.