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Alton Y.K. Chua

Alton Chua is Associate Professor and currently Associate Chair (Research) at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University. Between 2011 and 2014, he was Program Director of the Master of Science (Information Systems).

An award-winning scholar, he has published close to 200 scholarly articles in these areas. Among the several accolades he received in recent years include 2014 Outstanding Paper Award from the Journal of Knowledge Management, 2014 Highly Commended Paper Award from Online Information Review, 2015 Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Internet Computing & Web Services, and the 2017 Highly Commended Paper Award from the Journal of Intellectual Capital. He also won the 2016 Nanyang Education Award (School) from the university for his teaching excellence.

How Health Professionals Respond To Online Health Rumors

Given the abundance of information on social media, society’s challenge lies not in the difficulty of accessing health information but in sieving out truths from rumors. While research has shown that laypeople could easily be misled by health hoaxes, a […]