Local Speaker

Ms Gladys Wong

Senior Principal Dietitian, Nutrition & Dietetics

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

Ms Wong is a NZ Registered Dietitian and Accredited Dietitian of Singapore Nutrition & Dietetics Association (SNDA). She trained and worked as a dietitian in NZ before relocating to Singapore in 1995 to pioneer the nutrition diploma course at Temasek Polytechnic. She then returned to hospital dietetics in 2000.

Ms Wong relinquished her 17‐year headship as Chief Dietitian of Alexandra Hospital / Khoo Teck Puat Hospital at the end of 2017. Her current portfolio as Senior Principal Dietitian includes dietetic education and competency, institutional foodservices, diabesity management, 3D food printing research, health promoting hospital initiatives and circular economy in food sustainability.

She has been a member of SNDA since 1995 and served as President / Treasurer / Membership Sub‐Chair for numerous terms. She is an affiliate member of Foodservice Consultants Society International. She was also Chair of Dietetics Panel and Ministry of Health and was member of National Diabetes Prevention & Care Taskforce.

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