Dr Evelyn Law is a clinician-scientist specialising in developmental and behavioural paediatrics. Dr. Law received her Bachelor Degree in Biological Sciences with cum laude and departmental honours from Northwestern University in 2002. She completed residency in Paediatrics at the Harvard Medical School/Boston University School of Medicine joint program in 2010 and completed subspecialty medical training in Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital in 2013.
Dr. Law is currently the only full-time pediatrician in Singapore who has completed the 3-year ACGME requirements and fellowship training for Developmental-Behavioural Paediatrics and received a subspecialty board certification through the American Board of Pediatrics. During her subspecialty training, she also completed the Clinical Effectiveness (Biostatistics and Epidemiology) Programme at the Harvard School of Public Health. She joined the National University Health System, Singapore, in 2014.
Dr Law’s research interests centre on the life course of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) from preschool to adult years and the influences of family and child factors, including socioeconomic status (SES), parental psychopathology and health on developmental outcomes of children. Her current studies and grants examine a prediction model of ADHD diagnostic stability in preschoolers and trajectories of executive functioning among children from different SES and family backgrounds in the Growing Up in Singapore Towards healthy Outcomes (GUSTO) birth cohort study. She has a strong interest in neurodevelopmental late effects of chronic medical conditions and prematurity in children. She strives to make a difference in the lives of children with a variety of developmental needs.