Tony CHAN

Tony CHAN

Adjunct Associate Professor

CONTACT ACADAMIC QUALIFICATIONS RESEARCH INTERESTS

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ACADAMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D.in Health and Statistics, Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK, 1999

BSc (Hons) in Statistics, Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK, 1996

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Public Health
  • Elderly Care
  • Structural Equation Models
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Generalized Estimating Equations.
RESEARCH PROJECTS  SELECTED PUBLICATIONS SCHOLARS AND AWARDS

RESEARCH PROJECTS 

#

Project

Amount

Role

Organization

1

Effectiveness of a peer-led self-management programme (PLSMP) for people with Schizophrenia: A randomized controlled trial

S$610,368

PI

NMRC CS-IRG, CIRG12nov043

2

A telehealth clinic for elderly day care centre: A collaborative model between elderly day care centres and academic health institutions in Singapore

S$100,000

PI

MOE-AcRF Tier 1 Grant, Singapore

3

Exploring the impacts of anxiety, depression and family function of couple after intrauterine death, stillbirth, or neonatal death

S$149,900

PI

MOE-AcRF Tier 1 Grant, Singapore

4

Developing the symptom care and management system to monitor and support patients receiving chemotherapy

S$179,700

PI

MOE-AcRF Tier 1 Grant, Singapore

5

Exploring the phenomenon of unplanned hospital readmission in Singapore: a structural equation modeling approach

S$174,500

PI

NUS start-up Grant

6

Exploring the effect of music on psychological & Physiological responses in community based older adults

S$48,700

PI

Cross-Faculty Research Grant, NUS, Singapore

7

A life story program for elderly living in nursing homes

S$88,132

PI

Agency for Integrated Care, Singapore

8

Examine the effectiveness of a music intervention on pain and anxiety for patients receiving chemotherapy: a randomized controlled trial

S$39,000

PI

NUHS Cross-Departmental Research Grant, Singapore

9

Effects of an enhanced transitional care program on hospital readmission: a randomized controlled trial

HK$994,040

Co-I

Research Grants Council, GRF 2009/10 PolyU 5479/09H

10

Effectiveness of case management approach among renal patients undergoing peritioneal dialysis: a randomized controlled trial

HK$ 503,324

Co-I

B-Q974, University Grants Council

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Selected Publications

IF

Chen CS, Chan SWC, Yap SF, Chan MF, Wang W, & Kowitlawakul Y. Nurses' perceptions of psychosocial care and barriers to its provision: A qualitative study. Journal of Nursing Research, Accepted on 26 April 2016.

0.955

Lim HA, Griva K, Yoong RKL, Chua J, Leow MQH, Chan MF, Chan SWC, Kua EH, & Mahendran R. (2015) Do caregivers of cancer patients receiving care in home hospice services have better quality of life? An exploratory investigation in Singapore. Psycho-Oncology. DOI: 10.1002/pon.3876

2.443

Leow M, Chan S, & Chan MF (Mar 2015) A pilot randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of a psychoeducational intervention on family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 42(2), pE63-E72.

2.830

Goh Y-S, Lee A, Chan SW-C, & Chan MF (2015) Profiling nurses’ job satisfaction, acculturation, work environment, stress, cultural values and coping abilities: A cluster analysis. International Journal of Nursing Practice 21(4), 443-452

0.716

Wong FKY, Chow SKY, Chan TMF, & Tam SKF (2014) Comparison of effects between home visits with telephone calls and telephone calls only for transitional discharge support: A randomized controlled trial. Age & Ageing, 43(1), 91-97.

3.816

Chan MF, Than HY, Lian Xia, et al. (2013) A randomized controlled study to compare the 2% lignocaine and aqueous lubricating gels for female urethral catheterization. Pain Practice doi:10/1111/papr.12056

2.605

Teoh YTE, Pua LH, & Chan MF (2013) Lost in transition - A review of qualitative literature of newly qualified Registered Nurses' experiences in their transition to practice journey. Nurse Education Today, 33, 143-147.

1.241

Chan MF, Ang ENK, Duong MC, Chow YL. (2013) An online symptom care and management system to monitor and support patients receiving chemotherapy: A pilot study. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 19(S1), 14-18.

0.794

Lim FNDA, Chan MF, & Childs C. (2013) Surrogate consent for critical care research: exploratory study on public perception and influences on recruitment. Critical Care, 15, R5.

4.720

Ng SE, Tien A, Thayala J, Ho RCM, & Chan MF (2013) The effect of life review on depression of older community-dwelling Chinese adults in Singapore: A preliminary result. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 28(3), 328-330.

2.419

Chan MF, & Kamala Devi M. (2012) Factor affecting life expectancy: Evidence from 1980-2009 dtata in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. Doi: 10.1177/1010539512454163

1.057

Chan MF, Giddings DR, Chandler CS, et al. (2004) An experimentally confirmed statistical model on arm movement. Human Movement Science 22, 631-648.

2.148

SCHOLARS AND AWARDS

1

Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao, funded by the Residential Research Grants 2013 [01-Nov – 31 Dec 2013]

2

Visiting Fellow at the School of Nursing of the University of Hong Kong, funded by the Overseas Attachment (Outbound) Programme of NUS [14-21 Feb 2011]

3

Gold award (S$500), Factors contributing to unplanned hospital readmission in Singapore, The Best Poster Award, 1st Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress, Improving Health in Our Community – A Holistic and Integrated Approach, 12-13 Nov 2010, SunTec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore.

4

Visiting Fellow at the Tokyo Ariake University of Medical & Health Sciences, funded by the JSPS-NUS Exchange Scientist Program, JSPS-NUS, [5-11 Mar 2010]

5

Visiting Fellow at the Seoul National University, funded by the Overseas Attachment (Outbound) Programme of NUS, [10-17 July 2009]

6

International Fellowship Award, present at the International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA) 2007 conference in Birmingham, UK [29 Sept–02 Oct 2007]

7

Visiting Fellow at the Nagano College of Nursing (Japan), funded by the Staff Development Program of Hong Kong Polytechnic University [15–26 July 2007]

8

Visiting Fellow at the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore [7-18 May 2007]

9

PhD studentship funded by Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK [1996-1999]

10

First Class Honor in BSc (Hons), Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK [1996]