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Biography

Dr. Roger C. M. Ho
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Email: pcmrhcm@nus.edu.sg

Qualifications
2009  Diploma of Clinical Psychiatry, Royal College of Physicians
2009  Master of Medicine (Psychiatry), National University of Singapore
2004  Graduate diploma in Psychotherapy, National University of Singapore
2003  Diploma of Psychological Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ireland
2001  Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong


Publications (Selected)

  1. Mak A, Cheung MWL, Cheak AAC, Ho RCM. (2010) Combination of heparin and aspirin is superior to aspirin alone in enhancing live births in patients with recurrent pregnancy loss and positive antiphospholipid antibodies: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and meta-regression. Rheumatology (Oxford), Accepted for publication.
  2. Mak A, Cheung MWL, Ho RCM, Cheak AAC, Lau CS (2009) Bisphosphonate and atrial fibrillation: Bayesian meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials and observational studies. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 10: 113-124.
  3. R.C.M. Ho, Y.C. Giam, T.P. Ng, A. Mak, D.Y. Goh, M. W.B. Zhang, A. Cheak, H. Van Bever. (2010) Pediatric atopic dermatitis: maternal perceptions of the impact on Asian families and associated risk factors. Paediatric Allergy and Immunology 21(3):501-7.
  4. HO RC, Neo LF, Chua AN, Cheak AA, Mak A (2010) Research on psychoneuroimmunology: does stress influence immunity and cause coronary artery disease? Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2010 Mar;39(3):191-6.
  5. Mak A, Cheung MW, Fu EH, Ho RC. (2010) Meta-analysis in medicine: an introduction. International Journal of RheumaticDiseases13(2):101-4.
  6. Ho RC., Ong HS, Ganesh K, Cheung MWL, Mak A (2010) How to critically appraise and apply in meta-analysis in clinical practice. International Journal of RheumaticDiseases. Accepted for publication.
  7. Ho RC, Cheung MWL, Fu E, Win HH, Zaw, MH, M Ng A, Mak A (2011) Is high homocysteine level a risk factor for cognitive decline in elderly? A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Accepted for publication.
  8. Mak A, Cheak AA, Tan JY, Su HC, Ho RC, Lau CS. (2009) Mycophenolate mofetil is as efficacious as but safer than cyclophosphamide in the treatment of proliferative lupus nephritis: a meta-analysis and meta-regression. Rheumatology (Oxford) Rheumatology (Oxford);49(2):281-8.
  9. A. Mak, R.C.M. Ho, C.S. Lau (2009) Advances in neuropsychiatric aspects of systemic lupus erythematosus: Clinical implications for psychiatrists. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment.15: 451-458.
  10. R.C. Ho, K.Y. Chen, B. Broekman, A. Mak (2009). Buprenorphine: aspects of prescription, misuse and service provision from a global perspective. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment. 15: 354 – 363.
  11. R.C.M. Ho, E.C.L.Ho, C.H, Tan, A. Mak (2009) Pulmonary Hypertension in First Episode Infective Endocarditis among Intravenous Buprenorphine Users. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 35(3):199-202.
  12. R.C.M. Ho, SYM Lam, ESL Tan, PMY Ng, A Mak (2009). Amnesia, political ambition, and canned tuna. Lancet. 373: 352.
  13. R.C.M. Ho A. Mak (2009). The multi-facets of mercury poisoning: one can get amnesia and don't forget!Lancet. 373: 1672.
  14. A Mak, R.C. Ho, JYS Tan, S. Vasoo, M. Lahiri, A. Lateef, ML Boey, DR Koh, PH Feng (2009) Atherogenic serum lipid profile is an independent predictor for gouty flares in patients with gouty arthropathy. Rheumatology (Oxford).48: 262-5.
  15. R.C. Ho, E.C.Ho, A. Mak (2009) Cutaneous Complications among Intravenous Buprenorphine Users. Journal of Dermatology.36: 24-31.
  16. Kua EH, Ho R. (2008) The many faces of geriatric depression. Current Opinion in Psychiatry. 21:540–545.
  17. T.P. Ng, A.Z. Jin, R Ho, H.C. Chua,C.S. Fones, L. Lim (2008) Health beliefs and help seeking for depressive and anxiety disorders among urban Singaporean adults. Psychiatric Services. 59: 105 – 8.
  18. A. Mak, B.L. Chan, I. B. Yeh, R.C. Ho, M.L. Boey, P.H. Feng, D.R. Koh, B.K. Ong (2008) Neuropsychiatric lupus and reversible posterior leucoencephalopathy syndrome: A challenging clinical dilemma. Rheumatology (Oxford).47:256-62.
  19. R.C. Ho, M. Niti, KB Yap, EH Kua, TP Ng. (2008) Metabolic Syndrome and Cognitive Decline in Chinese Elderly: Results from the Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Studies. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.16:519-22.
  20. R.C. Ho, M. Niti, E.H. Kua and T.P. Ng (2008) Body mass index, waist circumference, waist-hip ratio and depressive symptoms in Chinese elderly: a population-based study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 23:401-8.
  21. M. Niti, T.P. Ng, E.H. Kua, R.C. Ho and C.H. Tan (2007) Depression and chronic medical illnesses in Asian older adults: the role of subjective health and functional status. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 11:1087-94.
  22. M.L. Ng, R. Ho (2004) Erectile function of Chinese men with schizophrenia in psychiatric out-patient clinics and their attitude towards treatment. Sexual Health. 1: 35-8.

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