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Dr Velda Han

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Designations:
  • Consultant, Division of Paediatric Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital
Qualifications:
MBBS (UK), MMed (Paeds) (S'pore), MRCPCH (UK)
Specialties:
Paediatrics
Sub-specialties:
Paediatric Neurology (Epilepsy, Brain & Spine Conditions)

Biosketch

Dr Velda Han is currently a Consultant in the Division of Paediatric Neurology and the Children’s Emergency at the Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children’s Medical Institute, National University Hospital.

She obtained her basic MBBS medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 2010. She continued her training under the NUHS Paediatric residency and subsequently attained her higher academic qualifications in the Master of Medicine in Paediatrics in 2013.

She has special interest in Paediatric Neurology. In her clinical work, she looks after children with epilepsy, headaches, tics and movements disorder. She is also part of a multidisciplinary team for neuromuscular disease and neurorehabilitation. She is committed to teaching, training and the assessment of medical undergraduates.

Dr Han is also actively involved in overseas outreach programs organised by the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Journals & Publications

  1. Bal C, Herbreteau CH, Buchy P, Rith S, Zaid M, Han V, ... Tambyah PA (2015). Safety, potential efficacy, and pharmacokinetics of specific polyclonal immunoglobulin F(ab')₂ fragments against avian influenza A (H5N1) in healthy volunteers: a single-centre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 1 study. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 15(3):285-92. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(14)71072-2
  2. Han VX, Tan TS, Wang FS, Tay SK. Novel LRPPRC mutation in a boy with mild Leigh Syndrome, French-Canadian Type outside of Québec. Child Neurology Open. 
  3. Han VX, Chan SM. Recurrent Mycobacterium fortuitum insulin injection site abscesses. Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health.