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Health & Wellness - Functional Mobility and Enabling Techniques

Health and Wellness is a series of talks by medical specialists to help alumni better understand common medical conditions. Unravel medical jargon and debunk myths behind seemingly complicated diseases at these talks.

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    Coriander, Shaw Foundation Alumni House
    20 Sep 2019
    7.30pm - 9.00pm
    NUS Alumni Relations
    Mr Roystonn Loh
    6516 1913
    roystonn.loh@nus.edu.sg

    Event Details

    Functional Mobility and Enabling Techniques
    Physical function and mobility determine our physical well-being and quality of life, and become increasingly important as we age. This talk will highlight osteoarthritis, Parkinson's disease, conditions that have significant effects on mobility, and look at how physical therapy, exercise intervention and advances in technologies can enable better function.

    Associate Professor Wilson Wang
    Senior Consultant, Division of Hip & Knee Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster National University Hospital

    Assoc Prof Wilson Wang is the Centre Director of the National University Health System (NUHS) Centre of Excellence for Functional Mobility and Enabling Technologies (CFMET), Co-Director and Bio-Printing Lead at the NUS Centre for Additive Manufacturing, Lead Investigator for the NUHS Summit Programme in Innovation for Additive Manufacturing, Chairman of the Residency Advisory Committee for Orthopaedic Surgery in Singapore, Chair of the Orthopaedic Surgery Clinician Workgroup at the Ministry of Health, and President of the ASEAN Arthroplasty Association. He was the previous Head of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NUS Medicine and National University Hospital (NUH), from 1995 to May 2019.

    Assoc Prof Wang specialises in advanced orthopaedic surgery such as complex and partial joint replacements, meniscal and cartilage reconstructions, and 3D and robotic guided surgery. He also leads a prize-winning programme in biomedical research, with special interests in implants, tissue regeneration and 3D printing.

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