Organising Committee

* Arranged according to alphabetical order by last name

Organising Chairperson,
President ICIS

Prof Khong Pek-Lan

Organising Chairperson,
President ICIS

Professor Pek-Lan Khong is Senior Consultant and Head of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging, National University Hospital (NUH), Provost’s Chair and Head of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS). She also helms the appointment of Director, Clinical Imaging Research Centre (CIRC), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Prof. Khong received her medical degree from NUS (MBBS) and her specialist Radiologist degree in Hong Kong (FRCR, UK). She completed a post-graduate Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) from the University of Hong Kong, where she served as Professor and Head of Department of Diagnostic Radiology between 2008-2021. For sub-specialty training, she trained in Paediatric Radiology at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital, UK and Boston Children’s Hospital, USA, then Hybrid PET-CT in Oncology at the University Hospital Zurich.
Prof. Khong’s research interest started with paediatric neuroradiology, in particular, the paediatric applications of diffusion-tensor MR imaging. From 2007, she focussed on Hybrid PET imaging in Oncology. Published works include more than 200 original articles in international peer-review journals on the topics of paediatric neuroradiology, hybrid-PET imaging in oncology, and radiological protection in medicine.

Professor Khong’s expertise has led to her being elected to leadership roles of various Radiology societies. She serves as President of the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS, 2023-24) when the first ICIS conference in Asia will be held in Singapore in 2024. Other honours include Honorary Member of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and Chinese Society of Radiology (CSR), Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists (HKCR), Fellow and Board of Trustees of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Vice-President and Executive Board member of the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology (IS3R), and past committee member of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP).

Organising Committee;
Treasurer

Dr Too Chow Wei

Organising Committee;
Treasurer

Dr TOO Chow Wei is an Interventional Radiologist at Singapore General Hospital and Adjunct Associate Professor (Duke-NUS). His interests include interventional oncology, MSK interventions and portal hypertension.

Organising Committee (SGCR representative);
Scientific Program Chair

Dr Yan Yet Yen

Organising Committee (SGCR representative);
Scientific Program Chair

Dr Yan Yet Yen is a Diagnostic Radiologist with training in the field of Musculoskeletal Radiology and Musculoskeletal Intervention. Dr Yan received his medical degree from the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2008 and obtained his Master of Medicine (Diagnostic Radiology) and membership of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2015. He earned his Specialist Accreditation for Diagnostic Radiology in 2017. In 2020, he completed a 1 year Musculoskeletal Radiology fellowship in Vancouver General Hospital in association with University of British Columbia, Canada. Dr Yan contributes actively to research, having written multiple scientific papers and book chapters and has been awarded a few grants. He is also a regular invited speaker internationally.

Organising Committee;
Program chair, WIRES

Dr Sivanathan Chandramohan

Organising Committee;
Program chair, WIRES

Dr. S.Chandramohan embarked on his medical journey at Madras Medical College, India. After completing MBBS, he pursued surgical training in the UK, earning MRCS credentials. Fascinated by Interventional Radiology, he undertook specialized training in radiology and interventional radiology at Dundee, subsequently becoming a Consultant in Interventional Radiology at Glasgow teaching hospitals.

A dedicated educator, Dr. Chandramohan served as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow and contributed significantly as an Associate and Advisory Editor for ‘Clinical Radiology’ journal for 15 years.

He is renowned for his commitment to education, he conducted workshops such as the UK Interventional Radiology Course and the Asian PAE Forum, mentoring numerous colleagues and fellows.

He has 47 publications and three book chapters. Actively engaged in Interventional Radiology societies, he remains at the forefront of advancements in the field.

Relocating to Singapore General Hospital in 2016, Dr. Chandramohan has contributed significantly as a Co-Investigator in various studies. His recent completion of a randomized controlled study on the impact of Preoperative Prostate Artery Embolisation underscores his commitment to advancing medical knowledge.

Organising Committee;
Social Program Chair

Dr Low Ying Liang

Organising Committee;
Social Program Chair
Organising Committee, ICIS Office

Ms Maureen Watts

Organising Committee, ICIS Office

Maureen Watts serves as the General Manager of the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS). Maureen has been an integral part of the ICIS team since the Society’s inception in 1998, demonstrating her profound commitment and unwavering passion for developing the Society and its role in advancing cancer imaging education within the global community of cancer imaging professionals. From its London base, Maureen oversees and coordinates all aspects of the Society’s educational activities, and has contributed to expanding the reach of ICIS, fostering partnerships with renowned institutions, to maintain the continuous growth of the Society.

Maureen’s career has always been focussed within the healthcare sector and included a variety of roles centred around patient care, education and medical publishing.

Under Maureen’s guidance, ICIS delivers a myriad of educational events, including international conferences, workshops, and webinars, bringing together experts and professionals from diverse corners of the globe. These initiatives not only promote the exchange of cutting-edge research but also provide a platform for networking and collaboration within the cancer imaging community.

Maureen’s collaborative and inclusive approach has been a hallmark of her tenure at ICIS. Working closely with the Society’s diverse team, she has cultivated an environment that encourages innovation and fosters a sense of belonging.

Outside her professional endeavours, Maureen enjoys spending time with her family and is a keen supporter of local charities focused on healthcare research and patient support. Her balanced approach to life reflects not only in her professional success but also in her wish to make a positive impact on the world around her.

Program Chair, ICIS

Prof Koh Dow-Mu

Program Chair, ICIS

Prof Koh obtained his primary medical degree in Singapore (1989).  Following further training in internal medicine and diagnostic radiology, he was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologist (UK) in 1996. He was appointed to the position of Consultant Radiologist in Functional Imaging at the Royal Marsden Hospital in January 2008 and was conferred the title of Professor in Functional Cancer Imaging at the Institute of Cancer Research in 2015.

Prof Koh’s current clinical and research interest is in the development and application of functional imaging techniques for tumour assessment. He has a particular interest in developing and evaluating diffusion-weighted MR imaging in the body (DWI), to enhance and improve the ability to detect and characterise tumours, as well as to monitor the effects of conventional and novel therapeutics.

Prof Koh is the Imaging Theme Lead for the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research. In 2015, he was appointed a member of the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Imaging Biomarker Advisory Board in the UK.

In addition to his research, Prof Koh lectures regularly at numerous conferences and courses, including the European Congress of Radiology (ECR), European School of Radiology (ESOR), European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR), International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine meetings (ISMRM) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meetings. He was named outstanding teacher by the ISMRM in 2008, 2009 and 2012.

Prof Koh was elected a Fellow of the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS) (2007) and appointed Honorary Treasurer of the Society in 2011. He is series organiser for the ICIS interactive courses, a hands-on teaching course; and also the course organiser of the Body DWI course on behalf of the ESMRMB School of MRI.

Prof Koh is currently an associate editor for Radiology, and also reviews regularly for other radiological and medical journals. He was awarded the Barclay Medal in 2013 for his contributions to the British Journal of Radiology. Prof Koh has had numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and textbooks.  In 2009 he co-edited a book, ‘Diffusion-weighted MRI: Applications in the Body’, published by Springer.

Program Chair, SGCR

Dr Thng Choon Hua

Program Chair, SGCR
Program Chair, Allied Health

Ms Denise Choong

Program Chair, Allied Health

Denise is the President of the Singapore Society of Radiographers and the Singapore representative of the International Society for Radiographers and Radiological technologists (ISRRT). She is a Principal radiographer at National University Hospital (NUH) from the Department of Diagnostic Imaging. She graduated with a Masters of Science in Ultrasound from University College Dublin (Ireland) and has been working at NUH for 13 years. Denise performs general, paediatric and vascular ultrasound scans and has a special interest in musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound. She currently is the ultrasound section lead in the department and facilitates the training of juniors in ultrasound.

Denise also specialises in the use of the EOS low dose X-ray system at NUH for dedicated long film scoliosis and lower limb 2D and 3D imaging. She also retains a keen interest in intra-operative radiography.

Program Chair, Nursing

Ms Chan Wai Yee

Program Chair, Nursing

Chan Wai Yee has been serving patient for more than 20 years.

Born in Hong Kong where she read nursing at Kwong Wah Hospital, further expanded her horizon with a Master’s in Nursing from the University of Newcastle, Australia.

Wai Yee has been on the Singapore Nursing Board register since 1995. Found her passion in neuroradiology nursing and started to take over the realm as nurse manger since 2008.

Beside comforting patient, setting lines for patient undergoing diagnostic imaging, Wai Yee is a highly skilled scrub nurse in the interventional suite. Anticipating interventionist request before it is asked. Wai Yee finds satisfaction when she reviews her patient after the intervention is done. It is this passion that keeps her going in this field. Wai Yee is interested in developing nursing theories that is able to see patient from all aspects of the paradigm.

In studying and formulating her theories, it is Wai Yee hope that patient will be the one that deeply benefit from all her work.

Appointed Professional Conference Organiser