Dr Hu Shijia is currently a Consultant in the Discipline of Paediatric Dentistry at the National University Centre for Oral Health, where he manages the oral health of children. Additionally, he trains dental students and paediatric dentistry residents in his capacity as the undergraduate module coordinator for paediatric dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore. A graduate of the Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, Dr Hu was the winner of multiple academic awards, was on the Dean’s list for multiple years, and was the Valedictorian for the class of 2008. After accepting the NUS overseas graduate scholarship, Dr Hu completed his residency in Pediatric dentistry at the University of North Carolina, where he was also awarded a PhD in oral biology. Professionally, he is a board-certified paediatric dentist with both the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, as well as the Specialist Accreditation Board (Singapore). Dr Hu is also currently the President of the Society of Paediatric Dentistry Singapore.