Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eddie Soon Cheng Kung

Associate Professor,
Faculty of Medicine


  • PsyD Southern Cal. Univ., California, USA
  • M.A. Colorado Christian Univ., Colorado, USA
  • BSc. Southwestern Univ., Texas, USA

Teaching and Research Experience:

  • Department of Psychiatry, Hospital University Kebangsaan  Malaysia (HUKM), Cheras: October, 2003 –March, 2004.
  • Department of Psychiatry, University Malaya Medical  Centre (UMMC): April – July, ‘04

Major Research Interest

  • Depression and Mood disorders

Teaching Interest

  • Psychology in Psychiatry:  Psychotherapy,
  • Psychopathology, Psychological assessments, Stress  management, etc

  • Charis Hospice
  • Penang Association for Counseling and Psychology


  • PBL Workshop at HUKM
  • ADHD workshop at HUKM
  • Workshop on Outcome-Based Education: Learning Outcomes (22-23 September 2015)
  • Clinical Hypnosis organised by LCCH
  • Personal & Professional Development for medical students – organised by UKM


  • Conference on Problem Based Learning organised by University of Malaya


  • 10th Perak Mental Health Convention, 9 -11 October, 2014
  • QIUP Conference 2015, Roles and Challenges of Higher Learning Institutions

Soon, E.C.K., Safuan, M., Pang, K.Y., et al(2012). Prevalence of Stress, Anxiety and Depression and the Associated Factors among Preclinical and Clinical Medical Students, Special Studies Module (SSM)MD UKM-AUCMS 
Year 4 medical students

  • Volunteer counsellor for Malaysian Care
  • On the Board of Charis Hospice
  • On the Board of Rumah Aman:  half –way house for emotionally disturbed women

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