James Best#

James Best
Membership Number:6053
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:SINGAPORE

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2014,07 - present Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) - a joint medical school of Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore (Professor, President's Chair of Medicine, since Aug 2021 Visiting Professor); including:
    • 2014,07 - 2021, 03 Dean, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
    • 2007,07 to 2014, 06 Head, Melbourne Medical School, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    • 1999,08 to 2007, 07 Professor of Medicine and Head, University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne

Fields of Scholarship
  • Lipid metabolism and cardiovascular risk factors
  • Clinical management of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Glucose metabolism and glucose transporters
  • Complications of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Honours and Awards
  • 2022 Delivered the first James Best Distinguished Lecture series to be held twice yearly
  • 2021 Nanyang Meritorious Achievement Award, NTU Singapore
  • 2020 Emeritus Professor, The University of Melbourne
  • 2019 Imperial College Medal
  • 2019 Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  • 2018 Nanyang Technological University President’s Chair in Medicine
  • 2016 Officer in the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine, particularly in the area of endocrinology, to medical education as an academic, researcher and administrator, and to rural and Indigenous health
  • 2014 Brownless Medal from Melbourne Medical School for distinguished contribution, citing leadership of the Melbourne Medical School through a period of transformational change
  • 2011 Honorary MD degree from St Andrews University, Scotland

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