Associate Professor P Kuperan, FRCP, FRCPA , FRCPath graduated from the University of Ceylon in 1974 and had his Postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Haematology in the United Kingdom from 1977 to 1984. He has worked and taught medical students in many countries including Srilanka, England, Malaysia , New Zealand and Singapore. He was attached to the University of Malaya Kualalumpur as a Senior lecturer and then as an Associate Professor till 1991 when he joined the National University Hospital . Singapore . He later joined TTSH in 1997 as a Senior Consultant .As the Pioneer Head of the Department , he helped to establish and develop the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at TTSH to be one of the State of the Art , World Class laboratories and then helped to establish and develop the Department of Haematology as its Pioneer Head in 2009. He has been actively involved in the training of both Undergraduate and Post graduate medical students in Singapore and holds an appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He functions as an External Examiner for the University of Malaya, National University of Malaysia and the Post Graduate Medical Institute of Srilanka. He is the International Advisor to the Royal College of Physicians of London for Singapore since 2004. As a WHO Expert he has helped in the development of Blood transfusion services in Cambodia .He was the recipient of the BD award by the Singapore Society of Pathology in 2007 for his significant contribution to the Practice of Pathology in Singapore.