First poly entrant graduates from NTU med school
29 Jul 2019
The Straits Times, 29 July 2019 - Article featured SP’s Diploma in Biomedical Science
graduate Russell Chuah as the first polytechnic entrant to graduate from Nanyang Technological University’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. Russell wanted to do medical research when he enrolled in poly. However, during an overseas internship in Boston, where he was a research assistant at a laboratory in Harvard Medical School, he did a three-week work attachment at a local polyclinic, where he drew blood from patients. The experience allowed him to interact with patients and convinced him to pursue medicine. Russell is now in his third month as a house officer at KK Women's and Children's Hospital, where he is on the paediatrics rotation.