P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Hoai-Ky Vu Ho, 2001

MD, Stanford University

Hoai-Ky Vu Ho is an immigrant from Viet Nam

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Stanford University

HOAI-KY VU HO is an Opthamologist working in California.

Hoai-Ky was born and raised in Vietnam until he moved to Oregon at the age of 18.

A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Oregon, Hoai-Ky was an American Heart Association fellow, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute fellow, and was offered a National Institute of Health pre-doctoral research fellowship. Hoai-Ky earned his MD from Stanford Medical School and was a senior resident in opthamology at the Doheny Eye Institute of Los Angeles.

Before beginning medical school at Stanford University in 1999, Hoai-Ky worked for three years in a Stanford University vascular biology lab and twice won the internationally competitive Young Investigator Award, one of the most prestigious awards in cardiovascular medicine for young scientists. He has also pioneered hind-limb ischemia microsurgery in mice.

Hoai-Ky is active in humanitarian medical work for the underserved, and has been on various charitable missions of cardiac and reconstructive surgeries to Vietnam.

  • MD Medicine | Stanford University 2006
  • BS Biochemistry | University of Oregon 1996
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