Associate Professor Marcus Ong Eng Hock
Senior Consultant & Clinician Scientist
Department of Emergency Medicine
Singapore General Hospital
Prof Marcus Ong is Senior Consultant and Clinician Scientist of Emergency Medicine at SGH. Director of Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Medical School. Director, SingHealth, Health Services Research Center. Medical Director, Unit for Prehospital Emergency Care and Senior Consultant, MOH, Hospital Services Division. Chairman, Pan Asian Resuscitation Outcomes Study. Vice Chair (Research), Emergency Medicine ACP.
Prof Ong is extensively involved in national and international research related to pre-hospitals emergency care, health services research, and medical devices. His research addressed issues such as out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), improving ambulance deployment, acute myocardial infarction care and emergency care, etc. He has patented inventions using Heart Rate Variability for risk prediction of acutely ill patients and cooling solutions for therapeutic hypothermia. Prof Ong has been awarded multiple national research grants and has accumulated over $27 million in research grants for his studies which include geospatial diseases mapping, clinical drug trials, resuscitation and cardiovascular sciences, pre-hospital emergency care, and biomedical engineering. He has published close to 200 papers in both local and international journals.