Dr. Verena Tan

Consultant Dietitian
Assistant Professor
​Ph.D., M.Nutr.Diet, BSc (Hons)

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About Dr. Verena Tan

Language Spoken: English

Department:  Nutrition

Her nutrition expertise includes oncology nutrition, developing nutrition solutions to manage malnutrition in community-dwelling elderly as well as a special interest in the use of digital tools in nutritional assessment.

Clinical Interests & Contributions

Dr. Verena Tan is an experienced and qualified dietitian with more than 15 years of diverse and well-rounded experience in clinical nutrition, research, and academia. She has extensive experience in providing expert nutrition advice to manage the diets of health conditions in areas such as oncology, cardiology, diabetes and geriatrics.


Dr Tan has been an invited speaker for talks on nutrition for cancer and has received two research grants working on improving nutrition care for cancer patients. She is currently an Assistant Professor and the Program Lead for the Bachelors of Science (Honours) in Dietetics and Nutrition at the Singapore Institute of Technology.


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Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. Ph.D. (Nutrition)

University of Sydney, Australia
Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics (Merit)

King’s College London, UK
BSc. (First Class Honours) Nutrition