Yap Hui Kim {SG} Singapore

Yap Hui Kim

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 

President, International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA)
Council Member, Asian Pediatric Nephrology Association (AsPNA)
Committee Member, International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD)   

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.