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Dr Ho, Daniel Sai Yin 何世賢

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Associate Professor

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Dr Ho, Daniel Sai Yin 何世賢

Title:
Associate Professor

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Ho, SY
Ho, Sai-yin, Daniel

Biography

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.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2000-09-01Supervisor of 3rd year medical students winning Best Health Care Project Award: Faculty of Medicine, HKUResearch Achievement
2002-09-01Best Health Care Project Award (2001-2). I was the supervisor of 3rd year medical students winning this award.: Faculty of Medicine, HKU.Research Achievement
1998-12-01Certificate of Merit, Postgraduate Symposium, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Faculty of Medicine, HKUResearch Achievement
1999-12-01Best Presentation Award, 5th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Hong Kong College of Community Medicine: The Hong Kong College of Community MedicineResearch Achievement
2005-09-01Hong 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
2007-09-01Hong 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
2006-09-01Hong 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
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2005 - 2006MemberInternational Society for the Prevention of Tobacco Induced Disease
2006 - 2007MemberInternational Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
1997 - presentDiplomate memberRoyal College of Physicians, UK
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