Professor Cheng-Hock Toh*

Academic vice president

Professor Cheng-Hock Toh was elected academic vice president of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) in July 2018.

Cheng-Hock is professor of haematology at the University of Liverpool and honorary consultant haematologist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. He is president of the British Society for Haematology and national haematology lead of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network.

He has trained in Sheffield, Manchester and Newcastle as well as at Johns Hopkins University, USA, and Queen’s University, Canada. His translational research programme on understanding blood changes during sepsis and critical illness has led to patented discoveries and guidelines to improve standards in patient care.

Read Professor Cheng-Hock's article on his feelings for Liverpool and its people.