Cheryl Seah PhD


Cheryl Seah, PhD, is a developmental psychologist and a researcher with expertise in the area of child development, childhood disorders, mental health, early intervention for children and families and implementation science. She has extensive knowledge and experience coordinating, supporting family-centred program design, as well as the implementation and management of large-scale evaluation projects, such as the 5-year KidSTART outcome evaluation. She has over 20 years experience gained in clinical practice and advocacy work that aims to improve the quality of lives for vulnerable children and families. She teaches early childhood educators on inclusion at Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), and recently received the Singapore University Of Social Sciences (SUSS) Award For Teaching Excellence 2022. She leads the implementation work in the Centre for Holistic Initiatives for Learning and Development (CHILD) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Cheryl has worked closely with teams from government agencies, social service agencies, foundations, hospital and University settings.