Duke-NUS clinician scientist and his team bag two prestigious awards

Professor David Matchar and his team from the Health Services and Systems Research (HSSR) Programme at Duke-NUS Medical School bagged two prestigious awards at the International Stroke Conference 2021, held online from 17 to 19 March. They were recognised for their project on a randomised controlled trial investigating the effects of incentives on improving the uptake of outpatient rehabilitation services among stroke patients in Singapore.

Prof Matchar received the Stroke Rehabilitation Award from the American Stroke Association, which recognises the best original research in clinical rehabilitation and recovery strategies. His team also clinched the Paul Dudley White International Scholar Award for submitting the highest ranked abstract from Singapore.

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