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Ho Fu Wah Andrew

Assistant Professor


Dr Andrew Ho is an academic Emergency Physician practicing in Singapore General Hospital. His clinical interests are in resuscitation and pre-hospital emergency care. His research interests lie in resuscitation, health services and public health. He graduated from National University of Singapore with MBBS in 2013, MMed in 2017 and MPH in Epidemiology & Quantitative Methods in 2021. After completing the 5-year SingHealth Emergency Medicine Residency Programme, and the year-long Singapore Chief Residency Programme at the MOHH Healthcare Leadership College, he attained specialist accreditation in 2021. 

His research philosophy integrates methods from clinical epidemiology, population health sciences and implementation science to drive outcomes improvement in patients with sudden cardiac arrest and other emergency conditions, and population health.


Education Qualifications: MBBS, MMed (Emergency Medicine), MRCEM (UK), MPH

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships:

  • Vice-chair (Research), Asian Association for Emergency Medical Services
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Public Health (UK)
  • Fellow in Pre-hospital Emergency Care, Unit for Prehospital Emergency Care
  • Executive Committee, Pre-hospital & Emergency Research Centre (PERC), Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Member, National Targeted Temperature Management Workgroup
  • Member, SGH Cardiovascular Research Peak Workgroup
  • Specialty Editor for Emergency Medicine, Singapore Medical Journal
  • Section Editor for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Frontiers in Public Health
  • Editorial board member, Journal of EMS Medicine
  • Designated Workplace Doctor for compressed air works, Ministry of Manpower 


  • Soo Kee Chee Publication Award, 2021
  • Dean’s list for MPH, NUS School of Public Health, 2021 (Top 5% of MPH class)
  • SingHealth Publish! Award 2019, 2020
  • SingHealth RiSE Awards 2020 – Quality Improvement Project Award AY19/20
  •  National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Resident Award 2019
  • SingHealth Top 5 Chief Resident 2019
  • Outstanding Resident Award AY18/19, SingHealth Residency
  • Khoo Clinical Scholar, Duke-NUS Medical School, 2018/2019
  • Singapore General Hospital Service With A Heart Award 2019
  • Best Oral Presentation Award, Society for Emergency Medicine Singapore Annual Scientific Meeting 2018
  • SingHealth Duke-NUS Research Appreciation Awards “Bunsen Burner Award” 2018
  • American Heart Association 2017 Paul Dudley White International Science Team Award
  • Young Investigator Award, SGH 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting 2017
  • Resuscitation Merit Award WY15/16, Singapore Armed Forces Medical Corp
  • Meritorious Paper Award 2015 (Honorable Mention), Computers in Biology and Medicine, with citation in Ciaccio EJ. Honored papers 2015. Computers in Biology and Medicine. 75 (2016) 275–276
  • Public Health Research Award 2013 (Singapore Medical Association)
  • Two Bronze Medals, Singapore Science and Engineering Fair 2006 & 2007
  • Best Communicator Award, Singapore Science and Engineering Fair 2006

Leadership positions / role in Education

  • Clinical Physician Faculty Member, SingHealth Emergency Medicine Residency Programme
  • Clinical Teacher, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, 2021-current

    Selected Publications


    • Chin YH, Yaow CYL, Teoh SE, Foo MZQ, Luo N, Graves N, Ong MEH, Ho AFW. Long-term outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Resuscitation. 2021 Dec;S0300957221005347.
    • Wong XY, Ang YK, Li K, Chin YH, Lam SSW, Tan KBK, Chua MCH, Ong MEH, Pourghaderi, Ho AFW. Development and validation of the SARICA score to predict survival after return of spontaneous circulation in out of hospital cardiac arrest using an interpretable machine learning framework. Resuscitation. 2022 Jan 1;170:126–33.
    • Ho AFW, Tan BYQ, Zheng H, Leow AST, Pek PP, Raju Y, Yeo LLL, Sharma VK, Ong MEH, Aik J. Association of air pollution with acute ischaemic stroke risk in Singapore: A time-stratified case crossover study. International Journal of Stroke. 2022 Jan 4;17474930211066744.
    • Seth En Teoh; Yoshio Masuda; Darren Jun Hao Tan; Nan Liu; Laurie J. Morrison; Marcus Eng Hock Ong; Audrey L. Blewer; Andrew Fu Wah Ho. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the epidemiology of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intensive Care. 2021 Dec;11(1):169.
    • Yeo JW, Ng ZHC, Goh AXC, Gao JF, Liu N, Lam SWS, Chia YW, Perkins GD, Ong MEH, Ho AFW. Impact of Cardiac Arrest Centers on the Survival of Patients With Nontraumatic Out‐of‐Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis. JAHA. 2021 Dec 20;e023806.
    • Blewer, A. L., Ho, A. F. W., Shahidah, N., White, A. E., Pek, P. P., Ng, Y. Y., … Ong, M. E. H. (2020). Impact of bystander-focused public health interventions on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and survival: a cohort study. The Lancet Public Health5(8), e428–e436. 
    • Ng JYX, Sim ZJ, Siddiqui FJ, Shahidah N, Leong BSH, Tiah L, Ng YY, Blewer A, Arulanandam, Lim SL, Ong MEH, Ho AFW. Characteristics and complications of Dispatcher-Assisted Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation initiated in patients not in cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. Epub ahead of print. 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.09.022 
    • Daniel Yan Zheng Lim; Ting Hway Wong; Mengling Feng; Marcus Eng Hock Ong; Andrew Fu Wah Ho. Leveraging open data to reconstruct the Singapore Housing Index and other building-level markers of socioeconomic status for health services research. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2021;20:218.
    • Ho AFW, Ong MEH. Transportation during and after cardiac arrest: who, when, how and where? Current Opinion in Critical Care. Accepted Mar 2021.
    • Ho, A. F. W., De Souza, N. N. A., Blewer, A. L., Wah, W., Shahidah, N., White, A. E., Ng, Y. Y., Mao, D. R., Doctor, N., Gan, H. N., Chia, M. Y. C., Leong, B. S.-H., Cheah, S. O., Tham, L. P., Ong, M. E. H., & Singapore Pan‐Asian Resuscitation Outcomes Study (PAROS) investigators. (2020). Implementation of a national 5-year plan for prehospital emergency care in Singapore and impact on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes from 2011 to 2016. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2020;9:e015368
    • Jin Yao Teo*, Andrew Fu Wah Ho*, Heerajnarain Bulluck, Fei Gao, Jun Chong, Ye Xin Koh, Ek Khoon Tan, Julianah Bee Abdul Latiff, Siew Huang Chua, Brian Kim Poh Goh, Chung Yip Chan, Alexander Yaw Fui Chung, Ser Yee Lee, Peng Chung Cheow, London Lucien Peng Jin Ooi, Brian R Davidson, Prema Raj Jevaraj, Derek J Hausenloy. Effect of Remote Ischemic preConditioning on liver injury in patients undergoing LIVER resection: The ERIC-LIVER trial. HPB. 2020 Sep;22(9):1250-1257. 
    • Ho AFW, Wah W, Earnest A, Ng YY, Xie Z, Shahidah N, Yap S, Pek PP, Liu N, Lam SWS, Ong MEH. Health impacts of the Southeast Asian haze problem – A time-stratified case crossover study of the relationship between ambient air pollution and sudden cardiac deaths in Singapore. International Journal of Cardiology. 2018 Nov 15;271:352-358 
    • Ho AFW, Chew D, Wong TH, Ng YY, Pek PP, Lim SH, Anantharaman V, Ong MEH. Prehospital Trauma Care in Singapore. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2015;19(3):409-15.
    • Ho AFW, Fook-Chong S, Pek PP, Ng YY, Wong AS, Ong ME. Prehospital presentation of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in Singapore. Int J Cardiol. 2013;168(4):4273-6