Dr Victor Hoe is a Professor of Occupational and Public Health. He heads the Academic Section in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine in the University of Malaya and the Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Unit in University Malaya Medical Centre. He started his career as an academic in 2004 when he joins the Department. His passion is in the use of technology to enhance and simplify work. He has been experimenting in various forms of online teaching and assessment since 2012. During the COVID-19 pandemic he was part of the team that transform the 8-weeks Community Posting programme for the undergraduate medical programme from a field posting to an online posting. The core of the programme of appreciating the diversity of medicine and public health was maintain through innovative approaches.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational Health and Safety from Monash University in Melbourne Australia. He also has the Master of Public Health, Master of Public Health (Occupational Health) and Master of Engineering (Safety, Health and Environment) from the University of Malaya, and the Master of Occupational Safety and Health from the University of Turin and the International Labour Organization (ILO) - International Training Centre in Turin, Italy. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia and Fellow of the Academy of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Malaysia. He was the recipient of the first of the two International Commission for Occupational Health (ICOH) and ILO Master Fellowship.