Ms Siti Mariam Mohamad Salim is currently a part-time tutor at the Social Work Department of the National University of Singapore. Previously she was a Principal Medical Social Worker at Sengkang General Hospital, supporting the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit. She has over 20 years of experience in organisations such as Pertapis and Muslim Converts’ Association of Singapore, with 17 years of it in Singapore General Hospital and Sengkang General Hospital. She also provides training in counselling skills, dealing with grief, trauma, and end-of-life. She has also conducted research on diabetes and palliative care. She graduated with a Master of Grief and Palliative Care Counselling from the University of Adelaide, and also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in social work and psychology from the National University of Singapore.