Sethuraman Rama

Director, Medical Devices, Health Products Regulation Group,
Health Sciences Authority Singapore

Dr Rama is the Director, Medical Devices, Health Sciences Authority (HSA). She oversees the pre-market registration and the post-market controls for medical devices in Singapore. She also oversees the device development consultation that aims to support safe innovation in medical technologies locally. She has been working in the area of Medical Device Regulations for over 12 years now. 

Prior to joining the HSA, she was involved in Research on chronic pain and neuropathic pain at the National University of Singapore, identifying novel biomarkers related to pain and developing novel diagnostic methods using principles of chemistry in analysis of biological samples. 

Dr Rama currently represents Singapore as a member of the Management Committee of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF).