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Dr Oh May Lin Helen from Changi General Hospital

Dr Oh

MBBS (S’pore), MMed (Int Med), FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Glas), MFTM RCPS (Glas) FAMS

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Infectious Diseases

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Infectious Diseases Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Clinician Physician Faculty Member


Dr Oh is a  Senior Consultant in the Division of Infectious Disease Chang General Hospital. She received her medical degree from National University of Singapore. She received training in adult Infectious Disease from University of British Columbia, Canada and in molecular diagnostics from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. She is a member of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Immunization and Vaccine preventable diseases, Western Pacific Regional Office, World Health Organisation since 2011. Her research interests include dengue immunology, nosocomial infections, travel vaccines and environmental decontamination.


• MBBS (Singapore)
• M Med (Int Med)
• MRCP (UK) • FRCP (Edin)
 • FRCP (Glas)
 • Specialist Accreditation, Infectious Diseases (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

 • Member, FAMS


2012 National Day Award
The Long Service Medal
Ministry of Health

2011 Long Service Award
(Expert Committee for Immunisation)
Ministry of Health

2003 National Day Award

2003 Courage Medal, Pingat Kepujian

Publications and Research Trials

• Prophylactic platelet transfusion plus supportive care versus supportive care alone in adults with dengue and thrombocytopenia: open, randomized, superiority trial. DC Lye, S Archuleta, SF Syed-Omar, JG Low, HM Oh, Y Wei, D Fisher, SSL Ponnampalavanar, L Wijaya, LK Lee, EE Ooi, A Kamarulzaman, LC Lum, PA Tanbyah, YS Leo. Lancer 2017;389:1611-1618.

• Risk factors for fatality among confirmed adult dengue inpatients in Singapore: A matched case-control study. YL Thein, YS Leo, DA Fisher, GG Low, HML Oh, VC Gan, JGX Wong, DC Lye. PLOS One 2013;8:e1060.

• Automated measures of hand hygiene compliance among healthcare workers using ultrasound: Validation and a Randomized controlled trial. DA Fisher, S Seetoh, HML Oh, S Viswanathan, YL Toh, CY Wong, SW Loh, SY Tan, S Schiefen, M Je, F Peh, FWL Loke, M Dempsey. Inf Control Hosp Epidemiol 2013; 34:919-928.

• Immunogenicity and safety of recombinant tetravalent dengue vaccine (CYD-TDV) in individuals aged 2-45 years phase II randomized controlled trail in Singapore. YS Leo, A Wilder-Smith, S Archuletta, LP Shek, CY Chong, MLH Oh et al. Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics 2012; 81:1259-7

 • Clinico-genetic characterisation of an encephalitic Dengue virus 4 associated with multi-organ involvement. HC Hapuarachchi, HML Oh, TL Thein, KY Pok, YL Lai, IK Tan, KS Lee, YS Leo, LL Ng. J Clin Virology 2013; 57:91-94

 • Confirmed adult dengue deaths in Singapore; 5 year multi-centre retrospective study. Leo YS, Thein TL, Fisher D, Low JG, Oh HM, Narayanan R et al. BMV Infect Dis 2011;11:123

Research Trials