Michael T. Ho was born in Dumaguete City, Philippines on May 5, 1979. Dumaguete is the place where he spend his early years in life studying at Silliman University. His family migrated to the US in 1995 where his mother was working as a Registered Nurse. He decided to follow in her footsteps and pursued a career in nursing. Michael graduated from University of Texas @ Pan American with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in 2001. He started his career shortly after that as PCCU nurse. The next 10 years of his nursing career were spent working in different departments including the ICU, Cathlab, Endoscopy, Telemetry, and Home Health. In 2009, he decided to take a different path and became a clinical informatics analyst.