Associate Professor Anantham Devanand is the head of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Lung Centre. This is a multi-hospital center incorporating the respiratory departments of Singapore General Hospital, Changi General Hospital, Sengkang General Hospital NA and KK Children’s Hospital. Devanand was trained in pleural interventions at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Harvard University and in interventional pulmonology at Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg University. He also has an interest in medical ethics and is serving as the vice chair of the Singapore National Medical Ethics Committee. He is the director of the Singapore Medical Association, Centre of Medical Ethics and Professionalism, and is a part-time PhD student in medical ethics at the National University of Singapore.