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PharmD, Clinician Scientist, Pharmacy, Singapore General Hospital

Dr Andrea Kwa received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 2006, from New York's Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Prior to this, she had completed her undergraduate studies at the National University of Singapore in 1996. She completed her two-year postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh's Division of Infectious Diseases, where she researched anti-fungal resistance and molecular diagnostics. Dr Andrea Kwa is currently a Pharmacy Clinician Scientist and Assistant Director of Health Services Related Research Unit at Singapore General Hospital. She is also a faculty member of Duke-NUS Medical School's Emerging Infectious Diseases program. She specializes in critical care medicine, infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance research. Her pet research topics in infectious diseases include population pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of antimicrobials, and molecular diagnostics in fungal diseases among others.