Wen Ting Tong is a trained implementation researcher who obtained her PhD from the University of Malaya in 2021. Her doctoral research focused on developing an effective implementation strategy to integrate patient decision aids into primary care practice, with the aim of facilitating shared decision making. Following her PhD, she joined the National University of Singapore as a research fellow in the Centre for Behavioural and Implementation Science Interventions (BISI). Currently, she holds the position of senior lecturer at the Department of Primary Care Medicine, Universiti Malaya.
Wen Ting's research vision revolves around achieving high-quality healthcare by applying implementation and behavioUral sciences to improve the adoption of evidence-based interventions in healthcare practices. Her research is situated within the multidisciplinary realm of implementation science, evidence-based practice, and patient-centered care.
In addition to implementation science, her work encompasses other areas such as epidemiology, e-health, and medical education. Wen Ting also has a keen interest in topics such as sexual and reproductive health, mental health, and health ethics.
Apart from her research contributions, Wen Ting has valuable experience in designing and developing online courses on massive open online course (MOOC) platforms, including OpenLearning and FutureLearn. Her courses, "Introduction to Research for Healthcare Professionals" (OpenLearning) and "Manuscript Writing Made Easy" (OpenLearning), have garnered significant enrolment numbers and continue to be highly sought after by clinicians and healthcare researchers.
Wen Ting's research has been published in prestigious journals such as Implementation Science. She has also co-written book chapters published by renowned publishers such as Routledge London, Springer, and IGI Global. Moreover, she has received several research awards at international conferences in recognition of her work.