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Results of NHG Research & Innovation Awards 2022

First launched in 2019, this is the fourth year for the NHG Research & Innovation Awards (NRIA) award call. The NRIA award aims to recognise individuals and teams who have made outstanding contributions to improve health outcomes or delivery, as well as promote the spirit for continuous research and innovation in NHG. 
We are pleased to announce the NRIA 2022 winners as below. 
Our heartiest congratulation to all winners!
Winners for NRIA 2022:
NHG Research Mentor of the Year Award (2 winners)
Associate Professor Tan Ern Yu
Senior Consultant, General Surgery, TTSH
Associate Professor Ding Yew Yoong
Senior Consultant, Geriatric Medicine, TTSH
NHG Innovator of the Year Award (1 winner)
Dr Fan Bingwen Eugene
Consultant, Haematology, TTSH
NHG Healthcare Innovation Award (2 winning teams)
An in-house 3D printing centre to facilitate the clinical applications of 3D printing.
Team Lead: Dr Michael Yam Gui Jie, Orthopaedic Surgery, TTSH
SMARTVacc: A safer and more efficient way to manage the dispensing and inventory of vaccines in Polyclinics
Team Lead: Dr Valerie Teo Hui Ying, Kallang Polyclinic, NHGP
NHG Research Impact Award (3 winning teams)
Person-centred care for older people with dementia in the acute hospital
Team Lead: Dr Rachel Cheong, Geriatric Medicine, KTPH
Assertive Community Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder patients who are high utilizers of emergency department services in Singapore: A Prospective, Multi-centre, Before-and-After Cohort Study
Team Lead: Dr Charles Mak Chia Meng, Consultant, National Addictions Management Service, IMH
Singapore Mental Health Study 2016
Team Lead: Associate Professor Mythily Subramaniam, Research Division, IMH
NHG-LKCMedicine Clinician/Clinical Scientist Award (2 winners)
Associate Professor Sanjay Haresh Chotirmall
Associate Professor and Provost's Chair in Molecular Medicine, Assistant Dean (Faculty Affairs), LKCMedicine, NTU Singapore
Consultant Respiratory Physician, Dept of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, TTSH 
Professor David Lye Chien Boon
Director and Senior Consultant, Infectious Diseases Research and Training Office (IDRTO), NCID
Professor (Clinical Practice), LKCMedicine, NTU Singapore