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IFCC Executive Board: 2021-2023 Biographies

Prof. Sunil SETHI,  Regional Federation Representative -  APFCB 

Department of Laboratory Medicine
National University Hospital
Lower Kent Ridge Road
Singapore 119074

Prof. Sunil Sethi (MBBS (S’pore), M.Med (Int. Med), MRCP(UK), FRCPath, MAACB, PhD) is Senior Consultant and Head of Clinical Chemistry at the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore. He graduated from the National University of Singapore and completed his specialist degree in internal medicine with the Masters of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and the Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (UK).  He subsequently went on to achieve his PhD in Clinical Biochemistry from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom, with his research work focused on postprandial lipid and lipoprotein metabolism. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath) in Chemical Pathology.  

As Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at National University of Singapore, Prof Sethi is zealous in imparting his knowledge and experience to students.  Besides his current appointments, he also holds esteemed positions in numerous boards and committees and he is the current President of the Singapore Association of Clinical Biochemists (SACB) and the President of the Asia-Pacific Federation for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (APFCB).

In addition to his administrative responsibilities in the clinical laboratory, Prof Sethi conducts a regular lipid and metabolic disorder clinic at the National University Hospital, Singapore.  Prof Sethi has a particular passion and research interests in laboratory workflow, laboratory automation, laboratory informatics and in clinical biomarker utilization.

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