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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

MBBS, MMed(Paed), FRCPCH(UK), FAMS

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 Agnihotri

Dr Agnihotri Biswas

MBBS, MRCPCH(UK)

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 Michelle Tan Li Nien

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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Dr Dale Lincoln Loh

BA, MBChb, FRCS (Paediatric Surgery), FAMS

Dr Dale Loh is a Senior Consultant and the Head of Department of Paediatric surgery at NUH. Since 2002, he has been actively involved in the national paediatric liver transplant program. He has a special interest in the ethics pertaining to solid organ transplant in children.

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Dr Teresa Tan

MBBS (UK), MMed (Paeds) (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK), BSc (UK)

Dr Teresa Tan is a Consultant with the Department of Paediatrics at NUH. She specialises in Paediatrics and Palliative Care. She is particularly passionate about being an advocate for any vulnerable child, including the unborn, children with chronic and life limiting illnesses; and their families. Her special interest in Paediatric Ethics include end-of-life decision making, determining best interest, futility and quality of life.

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