On April 21, 2021, Dr. Sook Ning Chua gave a talk titled “Disordered Eating and Skin Shade Dissatisfaction in Young Adults in Singapore and Malaysia” in the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Sook Ning Chua is the founder of Relate Malaysia – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the provision of mental health services, education, training and advocacy since 2015. As a clinical psychologist, international researcher and educator, Sook has an extensive body of research publications. Sook is collaborating with STRIPED on a number of research projects, including estimating prevalence rates of eating disorders in Singapore and Malaysia, and disordered weight control behaviors, cosmetic surgery and use of skin lightening products in Asia. As an eating disorders specialist and renowned mental health advocate, Sook has been a sought-after speaker over the past 10 years, appearing on radio and in print media, as well as delivering three TEDx Talks since 2017.
Check out the recording of Dr. Ning Chua’s presentation below: