Silke Vogel

Silke Vogel


“Aiming to create and sustain an environment where each of our PhD students achieves competencies in biomedical sciences”.

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Silke Vogel joined Duke-NUS Medical School in 2012 as Associate Professor to lead the Voice Annotated Presentation Project and to facilitate clinical research projects. Later that year, she took on the role as Assistant Dean and subsequently Associate Dean of the Department of Graduate Studies. In her capacity she manages the administrative, academic and educational affairs of the PhD programme, develops new programmes and initiatives. She currently oversees the foundation course for the PhD programme as well as facilitates the weekly student research seminar series.

In 2014, with the creation of the Centre of Regulatory Excellence (CoRE), she became the Deputy Director for Centre. Her leadership role in CoRE is to implement education and research initiatives and oversee the strategic management of CoRE. Education within CoRE focuses on developing content and effective learning strategies for working professionals in Singapore and ASEAN.

Prior to her role at Duke NUS, she worked at Columbia University. Upon completing her postdoctoral training at Columbia University, she was promoted to Assistant Professor (tenure track) and directed a research laboratory with a focus on understanding factors involved in the development of obesity and insulin resistance in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University. While on the faculty at Columbia University, she also taught Master of Science students and health care professionals in the Institute of Human Nutrition, and initiated the use of online learning resources in the classroom. Taken together, she successfully integrated lectures, online learning, audience response system and team based learning into her two-semester Nutritional Biochemistry course.

About being a part of the Academy…

Delighted to have the opportunity to join this prestigious group of dedicated educators and looking forward to a dialogue of sharing and learning.