Dr. Tucker trained in Internal Medicine, Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation at the UCLA Center for Health Sciences, where he joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine. He’s a Fellow of the Singapore Academy of Medicine and the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Tucker trained in Internal Medicine, Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation at the UCLA Center for Health Sciences (USA). While at UCLA he also studied molecular biology and joined the UCLA faculty as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in 1999. He is a Fellow of both the Singapore Academy of Medicine and the American College of Physicians and remains active in both clinical and basic medical science research. In 2006, he moved to Singapore to develop a global oncology clinical trials program and has made Singapore his permanent home.
Dr. Tucker believes that most of today’s burden of chronic problems such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer can be reversed and prevented via a holistic understanding of the root causes of disease. He is interested in scaling the prevention of chronic diseases to the level of population health and his work outside of his practice focusses on the creation of digital strategies and tools for the treatment and prevention of these diseases.
He is Chief Medical Officer at CXA Group, a technology startup bringing evidence-based wellness into the workplace to improve employee health. He is the Strategic Director for Oncology & Genomics at MetLife Asia, Chief Medical Advisor at the Lumen Lab Innovation Center, and was the founding Global Health Advisor at Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel).
Dr. Tucker is passionate and optimistic about the future of health and was named a Health and Medical Futurist at the MIT-Singapore Alliance for Research and Technology where he teaches medical innovation and design thinking. Dr. Tucker is also an alumnus of the Singularity University FutureMed program and the Global Health Advisor for the Singapore SU Chapter.
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