Dr Loh May-Han is a Consultant & Obstetric Anaesthesia Lead at NUH's Department of Anaesthesia. She obtained her MBBS and Master of Medicine in Anaesthesiology from the National University of Singapore (NUS). Under the Academic Medicine Development Award, she completed her subspecialty fellowship in Obstetric Anaesthesia at King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women, Western Australia.
She was a member of the task force comprising members of Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists (SSA) and Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society of Singapore (OGSS) that published local guidelines for expectant mothers. She has lectured and moderated on topics related to Obstetric Anaesthesia, most recently at the Singapore Anaesthesia Refresher Course.
Dr Loh is actively involved in medical education, including curriculum development, lecturing, mentoring, assessing and examining medical students at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine NUS. She has consistently received excellent teaching feedback scores from her students, and received the Dedication to Teaching Award in 2013-2014, the Undergraduate Teacher of the Year Award in 2014-2015, the Undergraduate Most Effective Teacher Award in 2015-2016, and the Undergraduate Teacher of the Year Award 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 from the Department of Anaesthesia, NUS. In recognition of her outstanding contributions made in Academic Year 2018/2019, Dr Loh was presented with the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence from NUS Medicine and NUH Education Office.
Serving in Medical Affairs Clinical Governance as Associate Chairman Medical Board, she is the driver in promoting patient safety and quality improvement in Alexandra Hospital, a cluster member of National University Health System.
Dr Loh is also an active member in Singapore’s anaesthesia community. She won the Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists (SSA) inaugural CARES award, which was presented to the most all-rounded specialist trainee nationally, in recognition of her excellence in clinical, administrative, research and education, as well as her contributions to the anaesthesia community. She had served as Treasurer of the SSA, played a pivotal role in organising the Anaesthesia Day Public Forum and was Chairman of the Organising Committee for the regional biennial anaesthesia education event - Singapore Anaesthesia Refresher Course 2018 which incorporated the KK Hospital Obstetric Anaesthesia Symposium.