Dr Andy Hau Yan HO, PhD, EdD, MFT is a multi-awards winning psychologist, social scientist, and educator who specializes in digital public health and mental health, thanatology, gerontology, integrative psychotherapy, and community empowerment. He is the 2022-23 President of the Association of Death Education and Counseling (ADEC), and Board Director of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement (IWGDDB). He is also Head of Psychology, and Associate Professor of Psychology and Medicine at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. A clinical innovator, Dr Ho has founded numerous internationally acclaimed psycho-socio-spiritual interventions for promoting holistic wellness among general and clinical populations, some of which include Family Dignity Intervention (FDI) for advancing holistic palliative care; Mindful-Compassion Art-based Therapy (MCAT) for burnout prevention; Slow Art Plus (SAP) for mental health promotion; and Aspiration and Resilience through Intergenerational Storytelling and Art-based Narrative (ARTISAN) for loneliness alleviation. A prolific author and researcher, he has published over 130 journal articles, chapters, and books, as well as presented in over 230 keynote, plenary, and conference lectures including TEDx Talk. Dr Ho’s social and scholarly contributions are recognized with distinction by academic, professional and government bodies around the world.
Day 1, 12 October 2023 , Thursday, 1605 – 1730hrs
Session 4: 12 Oct 2023, Thurs, 1600 – 1730hrs
Track : Track 2A: Communication in Healthcare: Voices and Perspectives (Hall 1)
Topic : Panel Discussion: Communication in Healthcare: Voices and Perspectives