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                                          SHBC2021 Scientific Competition – Results (Oral)

ORAL CATEGORY
Award Category  Salutation  Finalist  Institution Results Abstract Title 
COVID-19 Our Response to a new challenge (Oral)  Dr Serene Goh Tan Tock Seng Hospital GOLD Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on perioperative outcomes after colorectal surgery and compliance to enhanced recovery pathways
Dr Yu Chou Chuen  Geriatric Education and Research Institute  SILVER  Age advantages in mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic and the positive effects of adaptability
Dr Ang Jia Jun  National University Hospital BRONZE A preclinical model assessing the viability of live coronavirus in surgical plume generated during minimally-invasive surgery and potential solutions for safe smoke evacuation
Dr Cheong Chin Yee Khoo Teck Puat Hospital  MERIT Stress and needs of caregivers of persons with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic
Dr Geraldine Ong  MOH Holdings Pte Ltd (MOHH) MERIT Pityriasis rosea-like eruptions following COVID-19 vaccination in a local cohort 
Health Professions Education Research Investigator Award A/Prof Yip Chee-Chew Khoo Teck Puat Hospital GOLD Supplementary Clinical Ophthalmology Preparatory E-learning (SCOPE) Using Flipped Classroom and Mental Rehearsal Versus Face-ToFace Teaching (F2FT): Which is More Effective?
A/Prof Andy Ho Nanyang Technological University SILVER Challenges and Resiliences of Non-Palliative Care Professionals Caring for End-of-Life Patients: A Qualitative Study on Health Profession Education
Ms Neo Cui Fang Josephine Tan Tock Seng Hospital BRONZE Evaluation of the use of Escape Room as a Teaching Strategy for Occupational Therapists’ education in Palliative Care Rehabilitation
A/Prof Liaw Sok Ying National University of Singapore MERIT Telesimulation for academic-practice collaboration amid COVID-19: An online programme to enhance nurse preceptors’ roles in supporting students’ clinical learning and assessment
Ms Quek Mei Sing Tan Tock Seng Hospital MERIT Evaluation of therapists' perceptions on transdisciplinary therapy in an acute inpatient setting
SHBC Student Awards (Open Category) Ms Gwyneth Joy Lim Nanyang Technological University GOLD Self-care in Type 2 Diabetes and its association with Chronic Kidney Disease
Ms Ng Li Ting James Cook University Singapore SILVER Discriminant Factors Underlying Patterns of Admission in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Mr Joshua Yap National University of Singapore SILVER Effect of Coping Strategies on the Relationship Between Problematic Child Behaviour and Parental Stress
Ms Shernice Lim National University of Singapore BRONZE Secondary benefits of a brain-computer interface based therapy for children with ADHD
Ms Phua Li Wen Nanyang Technological University BRONZE Empathy, emotional reactivity, and externalizing-internalizing behaviour in children with low academic performance
Ms Dhakshenya Dhinagaran Nanyang Technological University MERIT Conversational agent for healthy lifestyle behaviour change: an online feasibility study
Ms Joanne Lim National University of Singapore MERIT A Comparison between the relationship of emotion regulation and psychopathology for young persons with ADHD and autism.
ORAL CATEGORY
Award Category  Salutation  Finalist  Institution Results Abstract Title 
Singapore Allied Health Award Dr Liu Jianlin Institute of Mental Health GOLD Latent class analysis to determine high-risk profiles of adverse childhood experiences and their interactions with psychological resources, high-risk behaviours, and physical and mental disorders
Ms Ong Yi Fen Tan Tock Seng Hospital SILVER  The Inter-rater Reliability of a Revised Classification for Metatarsalgia to Guide Orthotic Intervention
Ms Guo Huiling Tan Tock Seng Hospital BRONZE Trust in doctors and preference for shared decision-making on antibiotic prescribing: Findings from a nationally-representative population survey in Singapore
Ms Ho Chiu Yi Tan Tock Seng Hospital MERIT Effect of intensive robotic exoskeleton gait training on functional outcomes and energy expenditure in patients with neurological conditions
Ms Chalani Ubeynarayana Khoo Teck Puat Hospital  MERIT Exploring sub-phenotypes of General Obese Population in Singapore
Singapore Clinician Investigator Award


Dr Ester Yeoh Admiralty Medical Centre GOLD Continuous Glucose Monitoring Glycaemic Indices in a 5-year Randomized Controlled Trial of Rouxen-Y Gastric Bypass versus Best Medical Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes with Class 1 Obesity.
Dr Angela Chow Tan Tock Seng Hospital SILVER Understanding visit expectations and behavioral drivers of emergency department attendances for upper respiratory tract infections
Dr Chai Gin Tsen Tan Tock Seng Hospital BRONZE Cohort differences in spirometry indices in healthy Singaporean Chinese adults
Dr Serena Low Khoo Teck Puat Hospital BRONZE Decline in skeletal muscle mass - a new dimension in the understanding of cognitive decline
Dr Joshua Song MOH Holdings Pte Ltd (MOHH) BRONZE Predicting functional outcomes in conservatively managed proximal humerus fractures with radiographic evaluation
Dr Cheong Kah Wai Changi General Hospital MERIT The Role of In Vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy in the Diagnosis and Management of Lichen Planus Pigmentosus
Dr Shauntel Tan Khoo Teck Puat Hospital MERIT Characteristics of patients with Motoric Cognitive Risk syndrome in a Singapore tertiary hospital
Singapore Nursing Award Ms Ong Shu Fen Khoo Teck Puat Hospital GOLD Accuracy of Nurse Telephone Triage: Emergency Department Attendance and Hospital Admission following the call
Ms Priscilla Chng Yishun Community Hospital SILVER Factors associated with uptake of influenza vaccination among nursing staff in nursing homes before COVID-19.
Ms Tan Xue Hui Woodlands Health BRONZE Exploring emerging nursing leaders’ experiences and perceptions toward their leadership roles
Mr  Chua Wee Liang Tan Tock Seng Hospital MERIT A pilot study of Nurses using 4A’s Test (4AT) to detect delirium among elderly patients in a General Surgical Ward Setting.
Ms Evangeline Tan Khoo Teck Puat Hospital MERIT Generation Differences in Nurses’ Work Values and Attitudes in an Acute Hospital
ORAL CATEGORY
Award Category  Salutation  Finalist  Institution Results Abstract Title 
Singapore Primary Care Research Award (Oral) Mr Lew Kaiwei, Jeremy Clinical Research Unit, NHG Polyclinics GOLD Clinical Impact of Video Consultation in Primary Care
Dr Wong Kay Wye Sabrina Clinical Services, NHG Polyclinics SILVER  Assessing the association of Support, Psychological health, self-efficAcy, illness peRceptions and Knowledge (SPARK) on self-care behaviors and glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: the SPARK study
Ms Elya Clinical Research Unit, NHG Polyclinics BRONZE Adherence to asthma preventer inhalers in primary care patients 
Ms Ong Sin Kee Clinical Research Unit, NHG Polyclinics MERIT Do Video Consultations Pale in Comparison to InPerson Consultations in the Eyes of Physicians?: A Qualitative Study. 
Dr Sim Sai Zhen Hougang Polyclinic, NHG Polyclinics MERIT Healthcare Providers' Views on Using Clinical Practice Guidelines in the Management of Patients with Multimorbidity: A qualitative evidence synthesis
Singapore Young Investigator Award (Basic Science / Translational Research) Dr  Kumaran Rasappan  National University Hospital   GOLD The Answer Behind the PFNA “Cut-In” Phenomenon- A Biomechanical Experimental Model
Dr Timothy Sng  National University of Singapore SILVER Immunomodulatory Effects of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exosomes on Temporomandibular Joint Repair and Pain Recovery 
Dr Geoffrey Tan Chern-Yee  Institute of Mental Health BRONZE Genetically predicted CYP2D6 brain expression influences mood and anxiety symptoms in children and their mothers
Dr Chia Po Ying National Centre for Infectious Diseases  MERIT Decreased Endothelial Glycocalyx Thickness and Increased Myeloperoxidase is Associated with Severe Dengue and Increased Vascular Permeability in Adults 
Dr Lim Xin Rong Tan Tock Seng Hospital  MERIT Non-IgE-mediated anaphylactic reactions to Pfizer BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine 
Singapore Young Investigator Award (Clinical Research) Dr  Jordan Sim  Tan Tock Seng Hospital GOLD Texture analysis of HCC on pre-operative MRI to predict for microvascular invasion
Dr Sharon Pek Khoo Teck Puat Hospital  SILVER Predictors of incident myocardial infarction in a cohort with Type 2 Diabetes: Prospective data from SMART2D 
Dr Lee Shuen Yee  Singapore Institute of Technology  BRONZE Effectiveness of a community-delivered pneumatic resistance training programme (Gym Tonic) for older adults at neighbourhood senior centres – A randomized controlled trial 
Dr How Guo Yuan Tan Tock Seng Hospital  MERIT Novel Non-Contrasted Magnetic Resonance Venogram A Worthy Screening Tool For Deep Venous Disease? 
Dr Anthony Li  MOH Holdings Pte Ltd (MOHH) MERIT

Application of Machine Learning to predict 1 year All Cause Mortality in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 

ORAL CATEGORY
Award Category  Salutation  Finalist  Institution Results Abstract Title 
Singapore Young Investigator Award (Health Services Research) Ms Ge Lixia National Healthcare Group Corporate Office MERIT Social isolation and loneliness are associated with frailty in older adults: Findings from a longitudinal study
Ms Palvinder Kaur National Healthcare Group Corporate Office GOLD Prognostication in Advanced Dementia Patients Presenting at an Acute Hospital
Ms Lynette Ha Geriatric Education and Research Institute SILVER Conceptualisation and Implementation of a Community-based Frailty Management Model in Singapore: A Multi-Site Perspective
Dr Michelle Pereira National Healthcare Group Corporate Office BRONZE Cost-effectiveness of EDIFY: Emergency Department Interventions for Frailty
Dr Yip Wan Fen National Healthcare Group Corporate Office MERIT Examining health resilience of community-dwelling individuals through the lens of healthcare and social care professionals: A preliminary qualitative analysis
COVID-19 Our Response to a new challenge (Poster) Dr Vivien Yip Tan Tock Seng Hospital GOLD The Impact of The Virtual Ophthalmology Service in Stable Eye Conditions
Ms Ong Poh Ling Tan Tock Seng Hospital SILVER A comparison of face-to-face (F2F) versus remote videoconference (VC)-based cognitive assessment for older adults during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic
Ms Angela Moh Khoo Teck Puat Hospital BRONZE Impact of COVID-19 circuit breaker on glycaemic control in adults with diabetes: role of regular exercise habits
Ms Hao Ying National Centre for Infectious Diseases MERIT Lower Risk of Severe COVID-19 Disease in Fully Vaccinated Patients – Findings from a Single centre Study
Ms Tang Mei Ai Florence Tan Tock Seng Hospital MERIT Pivoting to Telepractice During COVID-19: The Clinicians’ Perspective

                                       

                             SHBC2021 Scientific Competition – Results (Poster)

POSTER CATEGORY
Award Category  Salutation  Finalist  Institution Results Abstract Title 
SHBC Best Poster Award (Allied Health) Mr Tan Ren Siang Tan Tock Seng Hospital GOLD Effectiveness and usability of the System for Assessment and Intervention of Frailty (SAIF) for community-dwelling pre-frail older adults: A pilot study
Ms Chung Lau Ha Tan Tock Seng Hospital SILVER  Smartphone-based mobility assessment in Parkinson’s disease: A validity study
Ms Lim Hui Hui Tan Tock Seng Hospital BRONZE Predictability of touchscreen ‘DriveSafe DriveAware’ on the actual driving performance of Singapore drivers’ with medical conditions
Mr Edimansyah Abdin Institute of Mental Health MERIT Validation of the 12-item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS) 2.0 for measuring functional disability in patients with schizophrenia
Ms Ho Chiu Yi Tan Tock Seng Hospital MERIT Examining the feasibility and effectiveness of circuit training in patients with traumatic brain injury
SHBC Best Poster Award (Basic Science / Translational Research) Ms Wynne Sim International Medical University (Malaysia) GOLD NOVEL USE OF HISTONE DEACETYLASE INHIBITORS TO OVERCOME CYTOTOXIC T-CELLS MEDIATED RESISTANCE IN PANCREATIC DUCTAL ADENOCARCINOMA
Ms Wan Wen Yi Khoo Teck Puat Hospital SILVER Examining the effectiveness of Dutch Lipid Clinic Network and Simon Broome Criteria in predicting genetic analysis result of Familial Hypercholesterolemia In Singapore
Mr Resham Gurung Khoo Teck Puat Hospital BRONZE Increased plasma uric acid level and risk of developing kidney disease in type 2 diabetes: Observational studies and Mendelian randomization analysis
Ms Siti Kamaruddin Khoo Teck Puat Hospital MERIT Spectrum of mutations in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia in Singapore: Multi center study
Asst Prof Navin Kumar Verma Nanyang Technological University MERIT The Dietary Phytochemical Withaferin A Inhibits LFA-1-Stimulated ZAP70 Activity and T-Cell Motility
SHBC Best Poster Award (Clinical Research) Dr Serena Low Khoo Teck Puat Hospital GOLD Association between long term use of sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and reduced cognitive function in a longitudinal study
Dr Geraldine Lei Khoo Teck Puat Hospital SILVER Reducing Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery using Mechanical and Oral Antibiotics Preparation Protocol (MOAPP)
Ms Low Zhi Jun Tan Tock Seng Hospital BRONZE Developing the SAD model for prognostication of mortality in End Stage COPD
Dr Lee Yao Zong Khoo Teck Puat Hospital MERIT Differences in short-term outcomes after right and left sided colorectal resections for colorectal cancer may indicate a need to modify ERAS protocol.
Ms Angela Moh Khoo Teck Puat Hospital MERIT Roux-en-Y gastric bypass versus best medical treatment for type 2 diabetes in adults with body mass index between 27 and 32 kg/m²: A 5-year randomized control trial
POSTER CATEGORY
Award Category  Salutation  Finalist  Institution Results Abstract Title 
SHBC Best Poster Award (Health Professions Education) Ms Esther Bek National Healthcare Group Pharmacy MERIT An Evaluation of a Pilot Foundation Clinical Training Program for Entry-to-Practice Pharmacists in Primary Care
Dr Ding Jianbin MOH Holdings Pte Ltd (MOHH) GOLD Improving the Acquisition of Clinical Examination Skills with Guided Mental Rehearsal In E-learning (IMAGINE).
Mrs Ramya Chandrasekaran Nanyang Technological University SILVER A randomised cross-over study to evaluate the students' performance on the use of 3D printed and plastinated specimens
Mr Perry Lee Khoo Teck Puat Hospital BRONZE The PowerFacts Study: Studying the effectiveness of Palliative Care Animated Videos on Knowledge and Attitudes of Nursing Home Healthcare Workers
Ms Chong Wei Shih, Rachel Tan Tock Seng Hospital MERIT Nursing students’ clinical learning experiences in a Singapore acute hospital – A qualitative study
SHBC Best Poster Award (Health Services Research) Dr Allyn Hum Tan Tock Seng Hospital GOLD Impact of Palliative Care on Healthcare Utilization for End Stage Organ Disease
Dr Boh Toon Li Khoo Teck Puat Hospital SILVER Preliminary cost analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness of Medical Home (MH) Programme - a hospital admission avoidance pilot initiated by Yishun Health
Ms Lim Yujun Khoo Teck Puat Hospital BRONZE Does an Integrated Palliative Care Program Reduce Emergency Department Transfers for Nursing Home Palliative Residents?
Ms Tang Jia Ying Geriatric Education and Research Institute MERIT Intervention Elements and Behavioral Change Techniques to Improve Prescribing for Older Adults with Multimorbidity in Singapore: A Modified Delphi Study
Ms Priscilla Tay Changi General Hospital MERIT Blood Pressure Management amongst Older Adults at Community Nurse Posts in Singapore
SHBC Best Poster Award (Nursing) Ms Neo Yi Ling Tan Tock Seng Hospital GOLD Tech-savvy technophiles?: Comparing hospital nurses’ attitudes towards electronic medical record systems by their technological savviness
Ms Cheong Run Qi Tan Tock Seng Hospital SILVER Effect of Skin Cleansers and Protectants in Preventing Skin Breakage in IncontinenceAssociated Dermatitis – A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
Ms Lau Ling Li Tan Tock Seng Hospital BRONZE The effectiveness of Community Health Team (CHT)-Inpatient ward-Agency of Integrated Care (AIC) / tripartite case discussion in developing care plans to aid transition from hospital to home.
Ms Angela Moh Khoo Teck Puat Hospital MERIT Correlation of non-invasive fibrosis indices with liver stiffness measurement by transient elastography in type 2 diabetes across body mass index categories
Ms Kelly Lim Tan Tock Seng Hospital MERIT Comparing incidence of peritoneal dialysis related infection between users of chlorhexidine versus non-chlorhexidine based hand wash, a single centre audit
POSTER CATEGORY
Award Category  Salutation  Finalist  Institution Results Abstract Title 
Singapore Primary Care Research Award (Poster) Dr Gabriel Wong Hougang Polyclinic, NHG Polyclinics GOLD Understanding prescription incidences in primary care to target contributory factors: A descriptive study
Dr Ee Yang Zhi, Patrick Yishun Polyclinic, NHG Polyclinics SILVER Lifestyle intervention counselling in newly diagnosed prediabetes patients in the primary care setting leads to increased appropriate follow-up glycaemic monitoring
Dr Ng Wei Liang David Special Projects (Primary Care), NHG Polyclinics BRONZE Patient satisfaction with doctor video consultations for chronic disease management in National Healthcare Group Polyclinics
Ms Chan Cheuk Ying Woodlands Polyclinic, NHG Polyclinics MERIT Psychosocial factors associated with caregiver burden among family caregivers of frail older adults with multimorbidity: A cross sectional study in primary care
Ms Christie Anna Money Samuel Nursing Services, NHG Polyclinics MERIT Factors Influencing Nurses’ Perception of Web-based Continuing Professional Education for Meeting Learning Needs: A Cross-sectional Study in Primary Care
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