We extend our warmest congratulations to A/P Konstadina Griva for recently winning the Award for Excellent Researcher (AER) 2016!
This award is presented to researchers based on the overall impact and strength of their research. The successful researcher has achieved consistent research excellence and/or produced a piece of research work of great impact. He/she should be recognised by the research community as having achieved significant breakthroughs or outstanding accomplishments.
A/P Griva’s research focus is on chronic disease management, especially kidney disease and dialysis. She has carried out interlinked studies in Singapore to evaluate outcomes (emotional and behavioural) in renal patients established on different therapeutic treatment/dialysis methods in a local context. In addition, she has developed and evaluated the effectiveness of theory-driven yet pragmatic interventions to support adherence and adjustment in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. These interventions are culturally sensitive and have been produced in partnership with community groups and patients.