Dr. Vincent Ho is professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and head of the Department of Dermatologic Oncology at the British Columbia Cancer Agency. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and his MD degree from UBC. After completing his dermatology training at UBC, he obtained postgraduate training in Clinical Pharmacology and Immunodermatology (University of Michigan) and Cutaneous Oncology (Harvard University).
Dr. Ho’s clinical and research interests include dermatologic therapeutics and oncology, and brings his experience in pharmacology to his research and patients. He has conducted over 60 studies since 1989, and has published extensively: over 80 journal publications, 60 papers presented at conferences, and 11 chapters co-authored in textbooks. As part of his work at the BC Cancer Agency, Dr. Ho is closely involved in cancer prevention campaigns such as the “‘Sun Awareness Week” and “Mole Patrol”.