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|
|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|
|2022-09-01||Faculty Outstanding Research Output Award||Research Achievement|
|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|
|2003-09-01||Guangzhou City Scientific Technology Award (Third-level; 2002醫-3-007-R05): Government of Guangzhou City||Research Achievement|
|2004-05-01||Guangdong Province Scientific Technology Award (Third-level; 2003醫-3-014-R05): Government of Guangdong Province||Research Achievement|
|2014-01-01||Bejing City Scientific Technology Award (Third-level; 2014醫-3-002-04): Government of Beijing City||Research Achievement|
|2017-07-01||2017 年中华預防医学会科学技术奖二等奖 on “煙草暴露的健康危害、致病機理及戒煙干預研究”: Chinese Preventive Medicine Association||Research Achievement|
|2018-01-01||2017 年中华医学科技奖二等奖 on “煙草暴露的健康危害、致病機理及戒煙干預研究”: Chinese Medical Association||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|1997 - present||Diplomate member||Royal College of Physicians, UK|
|2017 - present||Member||International Epidemiological Association|
|2014 - present||Member||World Obesity Federation|
|2014 - present||Member||Hong Kong Association for the Study of Obesity|
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