Hui Kim Yap

Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat-National University, Children Medical Institute, National University Hospital, Singapore

Designation:
Senior Consultant, Dept of Paediatrics,
Head, Division of Paediatric Nephrology, Dialysis & Renal Transplantation,
Shaw-NKF-NUH Children’s Kidney Centre
KTP-National University Children’s Medical Institute
National University Hospital, Singapore

Professor, Department of Paediatrics
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore

Committee Member, Residency Advisory Committee for Paediatric Medicine
Chief Examiner, Paediatric Medicine Exit Examination
Joint Committee for Specialist Training
Ministry of Health, Singapore

Secretary-General, Asian Pediatric Nephrology Association
President-Elect, International Pediatric Nephrology Association
Committee Member, International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis

Research Interests:
Optimization of outcomes in children with chronic kidney disease
Immune mechanisms in glomerulonephritis
Immunogenetics of familial nephritis

Has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Has been awarded several grants from the National Medical Research Council totalling more than 1 million dollars.Won various awards including the National Kidney Foundation Gift of Life Award in 1996, Faculty Research Excellence Awards in 2005 and 2008, the National Medical Research Council National Outstanding Clinician Award in 2008, the Healthcare Humanity Award in 2012, Outstanding Asian Paediatrician Award from the Asian-Pacific Paediatric Association in 2012, and the Lee Foundation NHG-NUHS Life Time Achievement Award in 2013.

Terms of Appointment: Aug 2018 - Jul 2020