Professor Carolyn Lam is a Senior Consultant of the National Heart Centre, Singapore and Professor of Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Academic Clinical Program.
She serves as a consultant on several global advisory boards for cardiovascular disease, as a member of the Executive Committees of global heart failure trials, and as an Associate Editor for Circulation and European Journal of Heart Failure. Finally Dr Lam is seen regularly on television as the Resident Doctor of the health programme “Body and Soul” by MediaCorp Singapore.
Prof. Lam was awarded the L’Oreal Women in Science Award (2012) for her work in women’s cardiovascular disease, was named an InterAcademy Medical Panel Young Physician Leader at the World Health Summit in Berlin (2012), and won the award for the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World for 2014 –Singapore (2014).
She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, completed advanced specialty training in Cardiology in Singapore, and pursued her Research Fellowship at the Cardiorenal Laboratory, Heart Failure Fellowship at the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, and Advanced Cardiology and Master of Biomedical Sciences at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN. She further obtained training in clinical and genetic epidemiology at the Framingham Heart Study in Boston, MA before returning to Singapore in 2010 on the National Medical Research Council’s Clinician Scientist Award.