Dr Ho, Daniel Sai Yin 何世賢
Dr Daniel SY Ho is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong. He has graduated with Master of Public Health from the University of Sydney and completed his PhD study in epidemiology in the University of Hong Kong based on the Lifestyle and Mortality study. He is a Diplomate Member of the Faculty of Public Health (RCP, UK). His main research interests are on adolescent health in relation to tobacco, alcohol and obesity.
Tobacco research includes territory-wide school surveys in Hong Kong and Macau; perceived prevalence of peer smoking; effects of secondhand smoke exposure on smoking initiation, smoking cessation, academic performance and health; and intervention studies on smoking and secondhand smoke exposure. Alcohol research includes school surveys on students, parents, teachers and school policies; effects of parental drinking and related practices; effects of alcohol on sleep and health services use; development of educational materials; and interventions on prevention. Obesity research includes risk factors and consequences; physical activity and non-exercise physical activity; body image and weight misperception; neighbourhood environment; waist-to-stature ratio; breakfast skipping; and self-esteem.
He dreams that one day no one will smoke near a child.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2000-09-01||Supervisor of 3rd year medical students winning Best Health Care Project Award: Faculty of Medicine, HKU||Research Achievement|
|2002-09-01||Best Health Care Project Award (2001-2). I was the supervisor of 3rd year medical students winning this award.: Faculty of Medicine, HKU.||Research Achievement|
|1998-12-01||Certificate of Merit, Postgraduate Symposium, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Faculty of Medicine, HKU||Research Achievement|
|1999-12-01||Best Presentation Award, 5th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Hong Kong College of Community Medicine: The Hong Kong College of Community Medicine||Research Achievement|
|2005-09-01||Hong Kong Society of Community Medicine Prize (2004-5). I was the supervisor of 3rd year medical students winning this award.: Faculty of Medicine, HKU.||Research Achievement|
|2007-09-01||Hong Kong Society of Community Medicine Prize (2006-7). I was the supervisor of 3rd year medical students winning this award.: Faculty of Medicine, HKU.||Research Achievement|
|2006-09-01||Hong Kong Society of Community Medicine Prize (2005-6). I was the supervisor of 3rd year medical students winning this award.: Faculty of Medicine, HKU.||Research Achievement|
|2004-05-01||Guangdong Province Scientific Technology Award (Third-level; 2003醫-3-014-R05): Government of Guangdong Province, 廣東省科學技術獎勵三等獎, 廣東省人民政府||Research Achievement|
|2015-09-01||The College Prize for Poster presentation: Vackova D, Prof Lam TH, Ho SY: Is the parenting style associated with low fruit and vegetable consumption in primary school children in Hong Kong? The Hong Kong College of Community Medicine Annual Scientific meeting, 19. September 2015, poster No P8: HKCCM||Research Achievement|
|2003-09-01||Guangzhou City Scientific Technology Award (Third-level; 2002醫-3-007-R05): Government of Guangzhou City, 廣州市科學技術獎勵三等獎, 廣州市人民政府||Research Achievement|
|2014-01-01||Bejing City Scientific Technology Award (Third-level; 2014醫-3-002-04): Government of Beijing City, 北京市科學技術獎||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|2014 - present||Member||Hong Kong Association for the Study of Obesity|
|1997 - present||Diplomate member||Royal College of Physicians, UK|
|2017 - present||Member||International Epidemiological Association|
|2014 - present||Member||World Obesity Federation|
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