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PEACe Members' Profiles

Paediatrics Ethics and Advocacy Centre (PEACe) is an operational unit within Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children’s Medical Institute (KTP-NUCMI). It comprises academic staff from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (YLLSoM) and clinical and nursing staff from KTP-NUCMI, NUH. NUS YLLSoM and NUH are members of the NUHS, which is an integrated academic health system with regional as well as national health responsibilities. Find out more about PEACe here.

Prof Roy Joseph

Associate Professor Roy Joseph


A/Prof Roy Joseph is an Associate Professor with the Department of Paediatrics at NUS Medicine and Emeritus Consultant in the Department of Neonatology at NUH.

His research interests are in clinical ethics, newborn screening, outcomes of neonatal intensive care and the teaching of ethics and professionalism. A/Prof Joseph chairs the National Medical Ethics Committee and the NUH's Bioethics Committee, and teaches neonatology, general paediatrics, ethics and communications to medical and nursing undergraduates and postgraduates. He directs the Paediatric Ethics and Advocacy Center (PEACe) of KTP-NUCMI and practises as a neonatologist.

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Dr Calvin Ho

Dr Calvin WL Ho

LLB (Hons), BSc (Hons), LLM, MSc, JSD, Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

Dr Calvin Ho is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Biomedical Ethics of the at NUS Medicine, and Co-Head of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Bioethics. He is also a Research Associate with Ethox Centre at the University of Oxford, an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and Volunteer Assistant Director of the Legal Aid Bureau. Dr Ho is a Senior Research Associate with the Bioethics Advisory Committee, an expert body appointed by the government of Singapore to provide advice and recommendations on human biomedical research. He specialises in biomedical law and ethics.

Ms Lim Luen Ying

Ms Lim Luen Ying

Bachelor of Health Science, Master in Applied Management (Nursing)

Ms Lim Luen Ying is a Senior Nurse Manager with the Department of Paediatrics at NUH. She specialises in Critical Nursing. She has a broad range of experience in critical care nursing garnered from adult medical and surgical Intensive Care Unit, Coronary Care Unit to Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit. Adding to her already wide scope of expert practice, she has dedicated herself in the division of Paediatric Critical Care since 1998. Her area of interest in paediatric ethics is in developing care processes that will aim for the early identification of a vulnerable child.

Dr Agnihotri

Dr Biswas Agnihotri


Dr Biswas Agnihotri is a Consultant with the Department of Neonatology at NUH. Apart from his clinical responsibilities, he is involved in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students. He has researched in basic science (haemodynamics) and has conducted clinical trials (neonatal nutrition). He has a keen interest in paediatric ethics especially in the areas of borderline viability, end-of-life care and neonatal research.

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Dr Aishworiya

Dr Aishworiya Ramkumar

MBBS (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK), MMed (Paediatrics), FAMS

Dr Aishworiya Ramkumar is a Consultant with the Department of Paediatrics at NUH. She specialises in Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrics. She is passionate about being an advocate for children, especially those with special needs and improving their quality of life. She is also actively involved in research dealing with developmental outcomes of children with special needs and chronic medical conditions. Amongst the many areas in paediatric ethics, she has a special interest in end-of-life decision-making including forgoing of life-sustaining interventions.

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Dr Cindy Ho

Dr Cindy Ho Wei Li

MBBS(Hons), MRCPCH(UK), MMed(Paed)(Singapore)

Dr Cindy Ho is a Consultant with the Department of Paediatrics at NUH. She specialises in Paediatric Endocrinology. She has special interest in the ethical issues of managing children with disorders of sex development, gender of rearing, gender identity, ethical considerations in fertility preservation, religious or family beliefs and its impact on the medical care of children.

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Dr Michelle

Dr Tan Li Nien Michelle

MBBS (S'pore), MRCPCH, MMed Paediatrics (S'pore)

Dr Michelle Tan is a Consultant with the Department of Paediatrics at NUH. She specialises in Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Her special interest in ethics pertains to organ transplant in children.

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