Dr Cindy Ho is a paediatrician specialising in endocrinology. She looks after children with problems in growth, puberty and hormonal abnormalities such as diabetes, thyroid diseases, long term effects of cancer treatment and osteoporosis. Dr Ho did her undergraduate medical training in the National University of Singapore and obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery with Honours (MBBS, Hons) in 2004. She received many awards for academic excellence throughout her medical studies. She obtained her Master of Medicine (Paediatrics) and Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) in 2009 and achieved Specialist Accreditation for Paediatric Medicine in 2012. In 2014, Dr Ho was awarded the Ministry of Health Academic Medicine Development Award and entered the Paediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Programme of The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne for 1.5 years under the tutelage of Professor Margaret Zacharin. She also undertook specialist training in long-term and late effects of childhood cancer and fertility preservation techniques. She has special interests in late effects of childhood cancer survivors and bone health in children. Dr Ho is an Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and is part of the Faculty (Paediatrics) team of the NUHS Residency Programme. She is very passionate about teaching and is actively involved in the teaching, training and assessment of medical undergraduates, postgraduate paediatric doctors and nursing colleagues. She is also involved in the education sub-committee for the Asia Pacific Paediatric endocrine society (APPES) and has been invited to speak at various fellow school and conferences. Dr Ho is a member of the Paediatric Ethics and Advocacy Centre (PEACe) in the hospital. She also spearheads the NUH Turner Syndrome support group and contributes articles to newsletters, newspapers and magazines whenever she can.
Co-investigator in the following study/trials with grants: