Chay Hoon Tan

Tan Chay Hoon

  • Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Pharmacology, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Associate, Centre for Medical Education, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed (Psy), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed (Med Edu), University of Dundee, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Sacopenia
  • Elderly
  • MCI
  • Prevention of Cognitive Impairment
  • Epidemiology of Psychotropic Drug Prescription
  • Urban Mental Health and Adolescent Para-suicide
  • Herbal Medicine
Recent Publications
  • 1. Chong MS, Tay L, Ismail NH, Tan CH, Yew S, Yeo A, Ye R, Leung B, Ding YY. 2015 Nov. The Case for Stage-Specific Frailty Interventions Spanning Community Aging to Cognitive Impairment.J Am Med Dir Assoc. 16(11):1003.e13-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.08.025. 26543008.
  • 2. Chee KY, Tripathi A, Avasthi A, Chong MY, Xiang YT, Sim K, Si TM, Kanba S, He YL, Lee MS, Fung-Kum Chiu H, Yang SY, Kuga H, Udormatn P, Kallivayalil RA, Tanra AJ, Maramis M, Grover S, Chin LF, Dahlan R, Mohamad Isa MF, Ebenezer EG, Nordin N, Shen WW, Shinfuku N, Tan CH, Sartorius N. 2015 Sep. Country variations in depressive symptoms profile in Asian countries: Findings of the Research on Asia Psychotropic Prescription (REAP) studies. Asia Pac Psychiatry. 7(3):276-85. doi: 10.1111/appy.12170. 25641910.
  • 3. Tan CH, Macneill P. 2015. Globalisation, economics and professionalism. Med Teach. 37(9):850-5. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2015.1045856. 26075950.
  • 4. Xiang YT, Ungvari GS, Correll CU, Chiu HF, Lai KY, Wang CY, Si TM, Lee EH, He YL, Yang SY, Chong MY, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Yong MK, Trivedi JK, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N, Tan CH, Shinfuku N. 2015 Aug. Use of electroconvulsive therapy for Asian patients with schizophrenia (2001-2009): Trends and correlates. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 69(8):489-96. doi: 10.1111/pcn.12283. 25708964.
  • 5. Chen C, Si TM, Xiang YT, Ungvari GS, Wang CY, He YL, Kua EH, Fujii S, Sim K, Trivedi JK, Chung EK, Udomratn P, Chee KY, Sartorius N, Tan CH, Shinfuku N. 2015 Apr. Prevalence and prescription of antidepressants in depression with somatic comorbidity in Asia: the Research on East Asian Psychotropic Prescription Patterns study. Chin Med J (Engl). 128(7):853-8. doi: 10.4103/0366-6999.154272. 25836602.