Dr. Evelyn Chan


Dr Evelyn Chan is a pediatric doctor who is passionate about transforming children’s healthcare.

Evelyn is a Rhodes Scholar who studied medical anthropology and public health at the University of Oxford. She then worked at the Boston Consulting Group, specialising in public sector and healthcare strategy. During this time, she led the Young Leaders Program for at-risk teens, and pro-bono work for Jawun Indigenous Initiative.

She’s now a ‘doctorprenuer’, as the CEO and co-founder of Smileyscope. Smileyscope grew out of her own clinical experience. Smileyscope transforms paediatric needle procedures through patient-centred VR. This decreases patient pain and anxiety, makes it quicker and safer for clinicians. Smileyscope has won international awards in healthcare, design and innovation.


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