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Adj Assoc Prof Ong Say How

Ong Say How

Adj Assoc Prof Ong Say How

MBBS, MMed (Psychiatry), FAMS, Grad. Dip. Psychotherapy

Visiting Consultant

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Psychiatry

Sub-specialties: Child & Adolescent Mental Wellness

Clinical Appointments

  • Visiting Consultant Department of Psychological Medicine KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Ong Say How is a Senior Consultant child psychiatrist and Chief in the department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health (IMH). He is also a Visiting Senior Consultant in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Graduated in National University of Singapore in 1999 with a Masters Degree in Medicine (Psychiatry) and a Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy in 2001, Dr Ong completed his one-year Research Fellowship at New York Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) in 2005. Since his return to Singapore, he has been deeply engaged in outpatient services for children and adolescents with psychological problems and has conducted research work in mood disorders, schizophrenia and ADHD. In addition to being appointed as Psychiatry Lead by LKC School of Medicine and teaching faculty by Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS) and DUKE-NUS Medical School, Dr Ong is also a core faculty member of the National Psychiatric Residency Program. Besides volunteering as a board member of the Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) in which he is actively involved in public education and caregivers training, Dr Ong is also a frequent speaker in public forums and media interviews on child mental health issues. His authorship also spans various relevant topics on children and adolescent mental health.

Education

  • Grad. Dip. Psychotherapy, National University of Singapore 2001
  • M Med (Psychiatry), National University of Singapore 1999
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore 1992

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Psychiatry Lead with Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Teaching faculty with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS) and DUKE-NUS Medical School
  • Core faculty member of the National Psychiatric Residency Program
  • Senior Consultant Psychiatrist and Chief, IMH and CGC, 2011 - Present
  • Psychiatry Lead, LKC School of Medicine, 2016
  • Chair, Section of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, College of Psychiatrists, Academy of Medicine, 2015
  • Teaching Faculty, DUKE-NUS Medical School, 2010
  • Core Faculty member, National Psychiatric Residency Program, 2010
  • Teaching Faculty, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS), 2009
  • Volunteer Board member of the Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) 2006

Awards

Research Interests

Publications

Research Trials