Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Our Awards FY17-18

Local Awards
  • SGH 22nd Annual  Scientific Congress Meeting 2017: Outstanding Research Award (Clinical Research) [Apr 2017]
    Dr Danny Cheung Ning

  • SGH 22nd Annual  Scientific Congress Meeting 2017: Young Investigator Award (Clinical Research) [Apr 2017]
    Dr Daniel Ting

  • National Medical Research Council: Clinician Scientist Award (Senior Category) [May 2017]
    “Deep Phenotyping and Genetic Landscaping of Primary Angle Glaucoma”
    A/Prof Cheng Ching-Yu

  • SingHealth GCEO Excellence Awards: Outstanding Clinician Researcher Award [May 2017]
    Dr Gavin Tan

  • SingHealth GCEO Excellence Awards: Distinguished Champion of Change Leader Award [May 2017]
    A/Prof Edmund Wong

  • SingHealth Healthcare Management Congress: Poster Presentation Award [Aug 2017]
    “Improving Discharge Rate in Subsidised General Eye Clinic (Clinic 1)”
    Dr Audrey Looi and ECS team

  • Nanyang Technological University National Level 3 Minute Thesis 2017: Runner Up [Aug 2017]
    Vidhya Venkatraman

  • AM-ETHOS Academic Administrator Fellowship FY2017/18 [Aug 2017]
    Ms Sharmila Kannan

  • National Medical Research Council: Transition Award [Sep 2017]
    “The applications of Terahertz scanning system on corneas”
    Dr Liu Yu-Chi

  • 3rd SingHealth Duke-NUS Education Conference: First in Oral Presentation [Sep 2017]
    Dr Kiew Sieh Yien

  • 3rd SingHealth Duke-NUS Education Conference: Merit Poster Award [Sep 2017]
    Ms Karen Zhang

  • 3rd SingHealth Duke-NUS Education Conference: 2nd Runner Up – Best Oral Presentation Award [Sep 2017]
    “Beware of Sharps in Residents' Training Programme”
    Ms Aw Ai Tee

  • National Medical Research Council: Clinician Scientist Award [Oct 2017]
    “Role of polarized macrophages and long noncoding RNAs in the pathogenesis of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy”
    A/Prof Yasuo Yanagi

  • AMC Research Forum: SingHealth Publish! Award [Oct 2017]
    “Meta-analysis of gene-environment-wide association scans accounting for education level identifies additional loci for refractive error”
    Dr Amutha Barathi

  • AMC Research Forum: SingHealth Publish! Award [Oct 2017]
    “Bio-inspired in situ crosslinking and mineralization of electrospun collagen scaffolds for bone tissue engineering”
    Dr Chetna Dhand

  • Wong Hock Boon Society Symposium (WHBSS): Oral Presentation – 1st Prize [Nov 2017]
    “Antimicrobial Contact Lenses”
    Mr Edward Lim

  • Wong Hock Boon Society Symposium (WHBSS): Oral Presentation - People's Choice Award [Nov 2017]
    “Antimicrobial Contact Lenses”
    Mr Edward Lim

  • National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre: President's Volunteerism & Philanthropy Award [Nov 2017]
    Dr Marcus Ang

  • National Medical Research Council: Clinician Scientist Award (Senior Category) [Dec 2017]
    “Translational program in ocular surface and dry eye”
    A/Prof Louis Tong


International Awards

  • The Ophthalmologist: Top 50 “Rising Stars” of 2017 [Apr 2017]
    Dr Marcus Ang

  • The Ophthalmologist: Top 50 “Rising Stars” of 2017 [Apr 2017]
    Dr Chelvin Sng 

  • ARVO 2017: Travel Grant [May 2017]
    Dr Tham Yih Chung

  • ARVO 2017: Travel Grant [May 2017]
    Dr Ong Hon Shing

  • Macula Society: Young Investigator Award [Jun 2017]
    A/Prof Gemmy Cheung

  • The Glaucoma Foundation: The Dr Robert Ritch Award for Excellence and Innovation in Glaucoma [Jun 2017]
    Prof Aung Tin

  • 2nd Asia Pacific Tele-Ophthalmology Society (APTOS) Symposium: APTOS Young Innovator Travel Grant [Jul 2017]
    Dr Daniel Ting

  • 2017 International Congress on Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome (ICOMES): Travel Grant  [Aug 2017]
    A/Prof Charumathi Sabanayagam

  • Education Academy of Computational Life Sciences International Summer School 2017: 2nd Place Best Poster Award [Sep 2017]
    “TGIFp-associated corneal dystrophy: exploring structure-based drug development strategies for disease prevention and treatment”
    Vidhya Venkatraman

  • EVER-Acta Lecture: Acta Ophthalmologica Gold Medal  [Sep 2017]
    Prof Leopold Schmetterer

  • 18th Australasian Research Management Society Conference (ARMS) 2017: Travel Award  [Sep 2017]
    Ms Sharmila Kannan

  • The 22nd Congress of Chinese Ophthalmological Society: 2017 International Gold Award of Chinese Ophthalmological Society [Sep 2017]
    Prof Wong Tien Yin

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017: Senior Achievement Award [Nov 2017]
    A/Prof Jodhbir Mehta

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017: Achievement Award [Nov 2017]
    A/Prof Gemmy Cheung

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017: Achievement Award [Nov 2017]
    A/Prof Cheng Ching-Yu

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017: Achievement Award [Nov 2017]
    Dr Choo Chai Teck

  • 11th Asia-Pacific Vitreo-retina Society (APVRS) Congress: 2nd Prize of e-poster [Dec 2017]
    “Comparison of OCT Angiographic Changes After Anti-VEGF Monotherapy Alone or in Combination With Photodynamic Therapy in Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy”
    Dr Kelvin Teo

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2018: APAO Achievement Award 2018 [Feb 2018]
    Dr Marcus Ang

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2018: APAO Achievement Award 2018 [Feb 2018]
    Dr Choo Chai Teck

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2018: APAO Achievement Award 2018 [Feb 2018]
    Dr Ti Seng Ei

  • Australia and New Zealand Corneal Society 2018: Douglas Coster Medal Lecture [Feb 2018]
    A/Prof Jodhbir Mehta

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2018: APAO Senior Achievement Award 2018 [Feb 2018]
    Prof Aung Tin

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2018: APAO Achievement Award 2018 [Feb 2018]
    Dr Gary Yam

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2018: Distinguished Service Award [Feb 2018]
    Dr Mohamad Rosman

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2018: Fellow of AAPPO (Academy of Asia-Pacific
    Professors of Ophthalmology) [Feb 2018]
    Prof Chee Soon Phaik

  • 19th Global Ophthalmology Summit: Conference Series – Best Young Researcher Award 2018  [Feb 2018]
    “Oral presentation on "Antimicrobial coated lenses: Crosslinked organosilane and gelatin films”
    Mr Edward Lim

  • The 6th Fuchs Symposium: 2018 Charles Tillet Lecturer  [Mar 2018]
    Prof Donald Tan