Dr. Joanna Lin is a Consultant Oncologist and Physician in private practice at Mount Elizabeth and Gleneagles Hospitals in Singapore. Dr. Lin obtained her medical degree from King’s College Hospital, London, England. She worked in several London teaching hospitals in general internal medicine and oncology positions. She completed and received her post graduate degree, and moved to Hong Kong with her husband in 1991.
She became a Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Clinical Oncology at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong and participated in research into several cancers common to Asian patients. After leaving Hong Kong in 1995, Dr. Lin settled in Singapore and was attached to the Department of Medical Oncology at National University Hospital, Singapore before leaving in 1997 to commence private practice. She is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, and also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine in Singapore. She has written book chapters, had publications in several international journals and has lectured in many regional and international medical oncology symposiums.
She is an active committee member of the Singapore Society of Oncology. She also actively supports the hospice movement in Singapore, and has been a part time volunteer consultant at Assisi Home and Hospice. She has given lectures in support of patients and their support groups such as the Breast Cancer Foundation and the Singapore Cancer Society.