Emeritus Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Emeritus Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and Emeritus Consultant Psychiatrist, National University Hospital.
Private practice at Mind Care Clinic, Farrer Park Medical Centre.
Early education at High School, Batu Pahat and Muar. Graduated as a doctor from University Malaya in 1973. Postgraduate training in Psychiatry at Oxford University and Geriatric Psychiatry at Harvard University.
A member of the WHO Dementia Research Team; former Head, Dept of Psychological Medicine, NUS, and CEO/Medical Director, Institute of Mental Health.
Professor Kua has won several international research prizes and published 370 research papers and 30 books on ageing, dementia, depression and alcoholism.
His first novel, Listening to Letter from America, has been used at Harvard University in a course on anthropology. It was adapted into a musical by Musical Theatre Ltd on 28 July–5 August 2023.