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Assistant Professor
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore

Senior Consultant
Department of Neonatology
National University Hospital



Dr. Chinnadurai Amutha is an Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and a Senior Consultant in the Department of Neonatology at the National University Hospital. With an impressive academic background, Dr. Amutha holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Coimbatore Medical College, India, obtained in 1988. Additionally, she has a Diploma in Child Health (D.CH) from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India (1995), and a Master’s in Science (By Research) from the National University of Singapore (2000). Dr. Amutha is a Member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, United Kingdom, since 2004. She is recognized as a Specialist in Pediatrics (Singapore Medical Council, Ministry of Health, 2008) and a Specialist in Neonatology (Singapore Medical Council, Ministry of Health, 2009).

Dr. Amutha’s professional affiliations include being a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore since 2013. She has received numerous awards for her exceptional work, including the Best CPIP project award in 2006 for her work on reducing the incidence of moderate hypothermia in newborns. She also won the Best Poster award at the Annual Scientific Congress in 2006 and the Commendable Poster award at the NHG Quality Poster Competition in the same year. Dr. Amutha was selected to participate in the ExCel Conference in 2008 by the Ministry of Health, Singapore. She has received awards such as the SHBC Best Poster Award in 2010, the ASPR Best Research Award in 2011, and the Top Abstract Challenge Second Prize at the Kuala Lumpur International Neonatal Conference (KLINC) in 2019. Her excellence in teaching has been recognized with multiple Annual Teaching Excellence Awards and a Faculty Appreciation Award. Dr. Amutha has also been honored with Quality Improvement Project Merit Awards in 2013 and 2019.

Dr. Amutha continues to make valuable contributions to the field of neonatology and is highly regarded for her research and teaching achievements.