Dr. Joanne Yoong is a Board Member of Checkpoint Theatre.
Joanne Yoong is the Founder and Chief Executive of Research for Impact, Singapore. Joanne is an applied microeconomist and interdisciplinary researcher. She holds multiple faculty appointments – Visiting Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Honorary Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Adjunct Faculty, Department of Economics, Singapore Management University. She is the author of over eighty peer-reviewed articles in leading economics, medical and public health journals. Her work includes the evaluation of healthcare policy and practice as well as the economic assessment of new health technologies.
Joanne has worked on projects around the world including Singapore, the United States, India, China,
Ghana, Kenya, Cambodia, Indonesia and Iraqi Kurdistan. She is an experienced educator at the university and professional level. Joanne received her PhD in Economics at Stanford University as an FSI Starr Foundation Fellow after an early career in financial services and her AB summa cum laude in Economics and Applied and Computational Mathematics from Princeton University.