Contact Information
AddressMa Man Kei And Lo Pak Sam College, W33-G035, University of MacauMoon Fai Chan
Phone(853)8822 9371
PhDFaculty of Health, Social Work, & Education, Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK
BSc (Hons)Department of Statistics, Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK
2015-presentAdjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau
2014–presentAssociate Master and Chief of Students, Lui Che Woo College, University of Macau
2013–2014Resident Advisor, Prince George Park Residence 3, National University of Singapore
2008–2014Associate Professor, Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Lo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
2007-2008Associate Professor, Kiang Wu Nursing College
2001-2007Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2000-2001Instructor, Department of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong
1999-2000Research Associate, Center for Clinical Trial and Epidemiological Research, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Research Interests
  • Health Care Modeling
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Elderly Care Interventions
  • Statistical Modeling
Representative Publications
  1. Lim HA, Griva K, Yoong RKL, Chua J, Leow MQH, Chan MF, Chan SWC, Kua EH, & Mahendran R. (2015) Do caregivers of cancer patients receiving care in home hospice services have better quality of life? An exploratory investigation in Singapore. Psycho-Oncology. DOI: 10.1002/pon.3876.
  2. Leow M, Chan S, & Chan MF. (2015) A pilot randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of a psychoeducational intervention on family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 42(Supp), March, E63-E72.
  3. Chan SWC, Li Z, Klainin-Yobas P, Ting S, Chan MF, & Eu P-W. (2014) Effectiveness of a peer-led self-management programme for people with schizophrenia: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70(6), 1425-1435.
  4. Wong FKY, Chow SKY, Chan TMF, & Tam SKF (2014) Comparison of effects between home visits with telephone calls and telephone calls only for transitional discharge support: A randomized controlled trial. Age & Ageing, 43(1), 91-97.
  5. Chan MF, Than HY, Lian Xia, et al. (2013) A randomized controlled study to compare the 2% lignocaine and aqueous lubricating gels for female urethral catheterization. Pain Practice [In-press] doi:10/1111/papr.12056.
  6. Chan MF, Ang ENK, Duong MC, Chow YL. (2013) An online symptom care and management system to monitor and support patients receiving chemotherapy: A pilot study. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 19(S1), 14-18.
  7. Lim FNDA, Chan MF, & Childs C. (2013) Surrogate consent for critical care research: exploratory study on public perception and influences on recruitment. Critical Care, 15, R5.
  8. Chan MF, & Mattar I. (2013) Investigating nurses’ knowledge, attitudes, and self-confidence patterns to perform the conscious level assessment: A cluster analysis. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 19(4), 351-359.
  9. Ng SE, Tien A, Thayala J, Ho RCM, & Chan MF. (2013) The effect of life review on depression of older community-dwelling Chinese adults in Singapore: A preliminary result. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 28(3), 328-330.
  10. Teoh YTE, Pua LH, & Chan MF. (2013) Lost in transition – A review of qualitative literature of newly qualified Registered Nurses’ experiences in their transition to practice journey. Nurse Education Today, 33, 143-147.
  11. Chan MF, & Kamala Devi M. (2012) Factor affecting life expectancy: Evidence from 1980-2009 dtata in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. Doi: 10.1177/1010539512454163.
  12. Chan MF, Wong ZY, Onishi H, et al. (2012) Effect of music on depression in older people: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(5-6), 776-783.
  13. Chan MF, Wong ZY, & Thayala NV. (2011) The effectiveness of music listening in reducing depressive symptoms in adults: A systematic review. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 19(6), 332-348.
  14. Chan MF. (2010) Factors affecting the compliance of operating room nursing staff toward standard and transmission-based precautions in an acute care hospital. American Journal of Infection Control 38(8), 666-667.
  15. Wong FKY, Chow SKY, & Chan TMF (2010) Evaluation of a nurse-led disease management programme for chronic kidney disease: a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 47(3), 268-278.
  16. Chan MF & Zang YL. (2007) Nurses’ perceived and actual level of diabetes mellitus knowledge: results of a cluster analysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing 16, 234-242.
  17. Chan MF, Wong OC, Chan HL, et al. (2006) Effects of music on the physiological and psychological parameters of patients undergoing a C-clamp procedure after percutaneous coronary interventions: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Advanced Nursing 53(6), 669-679.
  18. Chan MF, Giddings DR, Chandler CS, et al. (2004) An experimentally confirmed statistical model on arm movement. Human Movement Science 22, 631-648.
Research Grants
  • A telehealth clinic for elderly day care centre: A collaborative model between elderly day care centres and academic health institutions in Singapore, PI, S$100,000, MOE-AcRF Tier 1 Grant, Singapore, 2013.
  • Effectiveness of a peer-led self-management programme (PLSMP) for people with Schizophrenia: A randomized controlled trial, PI, S$610,366, NMRC CS-IRG, CIRG12nov043, Singapore, 2013.
  • A life story program for elderly living in nursing homes, PI, S$88,132, Agency for Integrated Care, Singapore, 2013
  • Developing the symptom care and management system to monitor and support patients receiving chemotherapy, PI, S$179,700, MOE-AcRF Tier 1 Grant, Singapore, 2010.
  • Exploring the impacts of anxiety, depression and family function of couple after intrauterine death, stillbirth, or neonatal death, PI, S$149,000, MOE-AcRF Tier 1 Grant, Singapore, 2009
  • Exploring the effect of music on psychological & Physiological responses in community based older adults, PI, S$48,700, Cross-Faculty Research Grant, NUS, Singapore, 2009.
  • Effects of an enhanced transitional care program on hospital readmission: a randomized controlled trial, Co-I, HK$994,040, Research Grants Council, GRF 2009/10 PolyU 5479/09H, Hong Kong, 2007.
  • Institute for Tourism Studies, Residential Research Grant Award (2013)
  • 1st Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress, Gold Award (2010)
  • JSPS-NUS Exchange Scientist Program, Research Award (2010)
  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Welfare Foundation, Research Grant Award (2010)
  • International Stillbirth Alliance, International Fellowship Award (2007)
Professional Activities
  • Chartered Statistician, Royal Statistical Society (UK), since 2005
  • Graduated Mathematician, Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (UK), since 1999