Lourdes Mary Daniel

Lourdes Mary Daniel
Head and Senior Consultant in the Department of Child Development in KK Women?s and Children?s Hospital in Singapore.


Adjunct Associate Professor Lourdes Mary Daniel is the Head of Department and a Senior Consultant in the Department of Child Development in KK Women's and Children's Hospital. The department is the largest child development service in Singapore and sees more than 3000 new preschool children, with the largest cohort of preschool autistic children in Singapore. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in the National University of Singapore. She is also a trained Neonatologist with more than 20 years of experience in the NICU and with long term follow-up of Very Low Birth Weight children. She is a collaborator in the GUSTO study, a longitudinal outcome study of a birth cohort in Singapore. She received her developmental training from the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Boston Children's Hospital and the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Research Interest

Developmental problems in high risk children, literacy development in children and learning difficulties in preschool children and hearing loss.