Dr Hishamuddin Badaruddin is a Deputy Director in the Ministry of Health, Singapore. He is a public health specialist, who is involved in senior-level policymaking and project management with over 20 years’ experience in driving capability development projects and directing incident response and management. He is involved in research centred on infectious diseases and epidemiology, where he provides advice for policy developments, and in guiding public health preparedness and response.

He studied medicine at the University of Nottingham and worked in emergency medicine before pursuing public health and epidemiology. He was a Fulbright Scholar and subsequently obtained a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology from Emory University. He has also been invited to consult for the World Health Organisation and UNICEF on field epidemiology training, infectious disease impact assessment, pandemic planning, and bioethics.

Community Involvement

  • Director, AMP (2017 – present)
  • Director, MERCU Learning Point (2017 – present)
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association