Dien Ho is a professor of philosophy and his research focuses on philosophy of medicine, placebo effects, philosophy of science, reproductive ethics, clinical ethics, theoretical reasoning, and philosophy of pharmaceutics. He is the director of the Center for Health Humanities. He has taught a wide-range of courses from 750-student logic lectures, to graduate seminars on analytic paradoxes, to healthcare ethics for clinicians. Dien was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to the United States at 13. In addition to his love for philosophy, he is also passionate about cycling and zombies.