Academic Profile : No longer with NTU

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Prof Josip Car
Professor, Digital Health Sciences and Director, Centre for Population Health Sciences, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Prof Josip Car is a physician scientist with a track record of regional, national and international executive, clinical and academic leadership. He has been leading, researching, and advising on health services and systems, population health and digital health transformation with the WHO, international agencies, and Ministries of Health such as Singapore and the UK’s NHS. Dr Car won over $70m of research funding, led numerous digital health and health care innovation and research projects, published 350 scientific articles with over 39,000 citations, contributed to national and international policy and guidelines. He has been conferred awards and professional recognitions, such as from the UK Department of Health for regional health service innovation in London, Singapore National Innovation Challenge for digital diabetes care and the BMJ’s top ten reviewer award. He is a Board Member of BMC Medicine, JMIR and Journal of Global Health, an Editor of the Cochrane Collaboration amongst others.

Until 2018 he was the Director of Global Digital Health Unit at Imperial College London. At Imperial he also served in a range of clinical leadership roles including as a Director of Public Health and Primary Care and lead director for integrated care at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Director of National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Primary Care Research Network and co-director of NIHR Comprehensive Local Research Network for London (NW), and as a Medical Director of an NHS healthcare commissioning organization.
Prof Car's research focuses on the interdisciplinary areas of medicine, digital health, health education and builds upon health systems science including individual and population health improvement strategies, especially around management of long-term diseases.

If you are interested in doing a PhD or research internship or fellowship at the Centre for Population Health Sciences you are very welcome to get in touch.
  • Centre for Population Health Sciences
  • Centre for Population Health Sciences (Funded by Operating Budget)
  • Centre for Population Health Sciences (SAI Budget)
  • Healthy Campus Initiative (HCI) Translational Unit
  • Preventing limb losses in Singapore through health literacy and healthcare improvements
  • Project DEFEND - Digital Evolution of Foot Education iN Diabetes
  • Vaccine communication and messaging: Addressing COVID- 19 vaccine hesitancy and promoting population acceptance
Fellowships & Other Recognition
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Fellow of Faculty of Public Health (Fellowship through Distinction)
Courses Taught
Digital Health, Health Coaching, Population Health, etc.