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Our Awards FY16-17

Local Awards
  • NUHS Awards Ceremony: Outstanding Researcher Award  [Apr 2016]
    Prof Aung Tin

  • SingHealth Excellence Awards 2016: Distinguished Visionary Leader Award [May 2016]
    Prof Aung Tin

  • SingHealth Excellence Awards 2016: Distinguished Researcher Award [May 2016]
    A/Prof Jodhbir Mehta

  • National Health IT Excellence Award 2016: IT Excellence in Providing Quality of Care [May 2016]
    “Singapore Integrated Diabetic Retinopathy Programme”

  • SingHealth Research Grand Round: SingHealth Publish! Award (Medical Research) [Jul 2016]
    “Surface Modification of PMMA to Improve Adhesion to Corneal Substitutes in a Synthetic Core-Skirt Keratoprosthesis”
    Andri Kartasasmita Riau

  • Singapore Chief Residency Programme (SCRP): SCRP Mentoring Excellence Award [Sep 2016]
    Wong Tien Yin

  • Singhealth DUKE-NUS Scientific Congress 2016: Best Poster Award - Health Services & Services Research [Sep 2016]
    Amudha Aravindhan

  • AM•EI Golden Apple Awards 2016: Programme Innovation Award (Medical) [Sep 2016]
    “Touch Surgery Cataract Surgery Module”
    Shamira Perera

  • Joint Research Day on Clinical Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: Young Investigator Award - 3rd Prize [Sep 2016]
    “Polyphenol Coatings - The Swiss Army Knife for the Development of Anti-Infective Films, Advanced Wound Dressings and Tissue Engineering Scaffolds”
    Chetna Dhand

  • PS21 ExCEL Awards 2016: Silver award, most innovative project/policy [Nov 2016]
    SIDRP

  • 2016 Asian Forum on Modern Research of Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCMs): Outstanding Oral Presentation  [Nov 2016]
    “Recent advances of natural and synthetic lipopeptides as anti-infective agents”
    Dr Koh Jun Jie 

  • INC Research: Clinical Research Site Award [Nov 2016]
    “Safety and Efficacy of Abicipar Pegol (AGN-150998) in Patients With Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration
    PI: Ian Yeo”
    Singapore Eye Research Institute and Singapore National Eye Centre


International Awards

  • ARVO 2016: ARVO Fellow (Silver Award) [May 2016]
    Prof Aung Tin

  • ARVO 2016: Travel Grant [May 2016]
    Tin Aung Tun

  • ARVO 2016: Travel Grant [May 2016]
    Dr Baskaran Mani

  • ARVO 2016: Travel Grant [May 2016]
    Dr Shi Yuan

  • ASCRS 2016 - Presbyopic Inlay Section: Best Paper Presentation of Session [May 2016]
    A/Prof Jodhbir Mehta

  • 10th World Biomaterials Congress: Trainee Award  [May 2016]
    Andri Kartasasmita Riau

  • 3rd International Conference of Pathologic Myopia: Poster Session Award [Oct 2016]
    “Association between choroidal thickness and scleral thickness and severity of myopic macular degeneration”
    Wong Chee Wai

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: 1st Place, Slit lamp Photography, Keratoconus [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: 1st Place, Fundus Photography, Swollen Disc [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: 1st Place, Corneal Endothelial Photography, Acanthamoeba Keratitis [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Honorable Mention, Ultra-Widefield, Dislocated IOL [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Second Place, External Photography, External Prosthesis [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Third Place, Cross Categories, Filtration Tube [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Second Place, Corneal Endothelial Photography, Keratic Precipitate [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Honorable Mention, Fundus Photography, Bilateral Macular Coloboma [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: 1st Place, Monochromatic Photography, Optic Disc Mass [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: 1st Place, The Eye As Art, Radial Iris [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Third Place, Fluorescein Angiography, Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Third Place, Fundus Photography, Morning Glory Syndrome [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: 1st Place, ICG Angiography, Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Second Place, ICG Angiography, Choroidal Melanoma [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Second Place, ICG Angiography, Subretinal Fluid [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Second Place, Monochromatic Photography, Choroidal Melanoma [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society (AAO/OPS) Meeting 2016, Chicago, USA: Third Place, Fundus Photography, Coloboma With Retinal Detachment [Oct 2016]
    SNEC Ophthalmic Imaging Service Team

  • AAO 2016: Senior Achievement Award  [Oct 2016]
    Wong Tien Yin

  • AAO 2016: AAO Appreciation Award [Oct 2016]
    “For serving on Global Alliance Committee”
    Donald Tan

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO): Senior Achievement Award [Mar 2017]
    Prof Wong Tien Yin

  • University of Otago: 2016 Research Group Award [Mar 2017]
    “Member of Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit (DMHDRU)”
    Prof Wong Tien Yin

  • APAO 2017: Jose Rizal Medal [Mar 2017]
    Donald Tan

  • APAO 2017: Achievement Award [Mar 2017]
    Prof Ecosse Lamoureux

  • APAO 2017: Achievement Award [Mar 2017]
    Prof A/Prof Gemmy Cheung

  • APAO 2017: Achievement Award [Mar 2017]
    Prof Audrey Chia

  • APAO 2017: Achievement Award [Mar 2017]
    Audrey Looi

  • APAO 2017: Achievement Award [Mar 2017]
    Sharon Tow

  • APAO 2017: Achievement Award [Mar 2017]
    Ian Yeo

  • APAO 2017: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD [Mar 2017]
    Prof Audrey Chia

  • APAO 2017: OUTSTANDING SERVICE IN PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS AWARD [Mar 2017]
    A/Prof Jod Mehta

  • Netherlands Ophthalmological Society: Donders Medal [Mar 2017]
    Prof Donald Tan