Roger Ho

Dr. Roger Ho is an Associate Professor and Consultant Psychiatrist of Department of Psychological Medicine, National University Health System (NUHS). Dr. Ho completed his basic medical training (MBBS) from the University of Hong Kong and psychiatry training (MMED) from the National University of Singapore. Thereafter, Dr. Ho did his higher research degree (MD) at the University of Hong Kong. He used meta-analyses, clinical surveys, functional and structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to study the psychiatric morbidity of patients suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Dr. Ho has been with the Department of Psychological Medicine for over 14 years and is well regarded internationally in clinical psychiatry. Besides being the Fellow of Academy of Medicine (Singapore), he is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Canada). He has helped to put NUS in the international scene in the following research areas: the interface between psychiatry and medicine, meta-analyses and applying the latest technology in healthcare service and research. He has published 96 papers in peer-reviewed journals on Pubmed and 2 books by international publishers in the United Kingdom (Holder Arnold and CRC Press). Up to April 2016, he has 1610 citations and H-index of 22 based on Google Scholar. Dr. Ho has won numerous teaching awards, including the Annual Excellence Teaching Award (2011) as well as the Outstanding Tutor Award voted by medical students (2014, 2015). He is the Education Director (Undergraduate) and his commitment to excellence in education has made the Department of Psychological Medicine to obtain the highest posting scores among all departments in the NUHS (2014, 2015). He has supervised 2 PhD and 1 MSc students who successfully graduated from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.