Professor Aileen WEE
MB,BS, FRCPath, FRCPA
Professor Aileen Wee is Professor and Senior Consultant at the Department of Pathology, National University of Singapore, National University Hospital, National University Health System. She graduated from the University of Singapore in 1975 with MB,BS. She trained in Histopathology at the Department of Pathology, NUS, and obtained her specialist degree in Histopathology from the Royal Colleges of Pathology in Australasia and the United Kingdom in 1981 and 1982, respectively.
She has been a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases since 1984 and a member of the Laennec Liver Pathology Society since 2008.
Her research interests include fine needle aspiration biopsy of liver, gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary pathology. Professor Wee is a reviewer and advisor on several regional/international journals, has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is co-author of “Fine needle aspiration cytology of the Liver: Diagnostic algorithms: A Southeast Asian perspective”. She is a co-author of the Chapter on Hepatobiliary Tumours in MacSween’s Pathology of the Liver, 6th edition. Her contribution is on fine needle aspiration cytology of the liver and bile duct brushing. She has also contributed to the Liver Cytology section of the 4th edition of the WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System (WHO Blue Books).
Professor Wee organizes regular Diagnostic Cytopathology Workshops and has travelled extensively in the region to deliver invited lectures at scientific meetings and to conduct cytopathology and hepatobiliary workshops.
She is Director of Undergraduate Pathology Teaching at the National University of Singapore and past Chair of the Specialist Training Committee (Pathology) in Singapore. She received the National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine Teaching Excellence Award (1997/1998).
She was recently conferred the 2009 Singapore Society of Pathology-Becton Dickinson Award for Pathology.