Dr. Angelique Chan holds joint appointments as a tenured Associate Professor in the Signature Program in Health Services & Systems Research at the Duke-NUS Medical School, and in the Department of Sociology at the National University of Singapore. She is the Inaugural Executive Director of the Centre for Ageing Research & Education at Duke-NUS. Dr Chan received her PhD in Sociology from the University of California at Los Angeles supported by fellowships from the Hewlett Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. Upon receiving her PhD she completed a US National Institute on Aging Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan. Her current research focuses on the impact of social determinants on health outcomes such as disability transitions, mortality, health care utilization and the use of long-term care services. She has published widely on aging issues in leading international journals including the Journal of American Geriatrics Society, Journal of Aging and Health, Ageing and Society, and the Journal of Gerontology Series B: Social Sciences. She is co-author of a book titled Ageing in Singapore: Service Needs & the State (Routledge 2006) and Co-editor of Ultra-low Fertility in Pacific Asia: Trends, Causes and Policy Issues(Routledge 2009). Her international work includes working with collaborators from Japan, the USA, and Australia. She has consulted for the Singapore Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social and Family Development, Agency for Integrated Health, the United Nations, Temasek Foundation, the World Bank, and the Asian Development Bank. She sits on various national committees related to ageing research and education.