Principal Occupational Therapist
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore, Not Applicable
Mr Christopher Kuah is a Principal Occupational Therapist at Tan Tock Seng Hospital Rehabilitation Centre and is based currently in its outpatient clinic, the Centre for Advanced Rehabilitation Therapeutics, which he helped to establish in 2011. He received his professional qualification locally in 1995 and attained the Master of Science in Neurorehabilitation from Brunel University (UK) in 2002. A MOH training stint in Japan and Canada was awarded to him in 2009 to study application of robotics and telehealth platforms. Currently his current work focuses on clinical integration of rehabilitation technologies and his key interests include management of clients with hemiplegia and those with complex neuro-disability as a result of stroke and acquired brain injuries. Mr Kuah is also a Research Scientist at the Rehabilitation Research Institute of Singapore since its inception in 2016 and his research scope includes applications of brain-computer interface, robotics and sensor technologies, and telehealth platforms. He was awarded the Ng Teng Fong Healthcare Innovation Grant in 2016 to conduct a study of a virtual reality telerehabilitation system for outpatient and home therapy targeting stroke survivors. He also holds current grants for projects on advancing sensors and assistive technology applications and has worked on consultancy and training projects with various industry partners on rehabilitation devices and disability management.