Dr. Ng Yen Ping

Associate Professor and Deputy Dean (Research, Postgraduate Studies, Strategic Linkages)


  • B. Pharm (Hons), USM
  • M.Sc (Clin. Pharm), USM
  • PhD (Clin. Pharm), USM
  • BCPS (Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist)
  • BCACP (Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist)


  • 7 years in Ministry of Health, Malaysia
  • 3 years in community pharmacy
  • 8 years in academia

Research Focus Area

  • Critical care pharmacy
  • Cardiology pharmacy
  • Nephrology Pharmacy
  • Diabetes
Research & Publications


  1. Wei Kai Heng, Yen Ping Ng, Guat See Ooi, Habshoh bt. Hat, Nurazlin bt. Jamaluddin, Nor Azah bt. M. Nawi, Hasniza bt. Hashim, Noriza bt. Wahab. Comparison of the efficacy and level of adherence for morning versus evening versus before bedtime administration of simvastatin in hypercholesterolemic patients. Med J Malaysia, vol 74 (6) December 2019, pp 394-399.
  2. Yen Ping Ng, Angel Wei Ling Goh, Chee Ping Chong. Estimating creatinine clearance for Malaysian critically ill patients with unstable kidney function and impact on dosage adjustment. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2020; 11(3): 2825-2837.
  3. Yen Ping Ng, Guat See Ooi, Jjin Yi Choo, Ganesh Pandian B., Sireesha P., Chia Shin Low, Thangeswary Sundram Pilllay. Future career preferences of final year bachelor of pharmacy students upon graduation from public and private universities in the northern region of Malaysia. Sys. Rev. Pharm. 2021; 12(3): 753-760.
  4. Yee Mei Ng, Yen Ping Ng, Wei Kai Heng, Habshoh Bt Hat, Ahmad Kamal Arriffin et al. Randomised, multicentre, prospective interventional study to evaluate the efficacy of immediate diet in addition to mouth rinsing in reducing local adverse events of inhaled corticosteroid among asthmatic patients: a pilot study. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 2021. doi:10.1002/jppr.1767
  5. Jin Yi Choo, Yen Ping Ng, Ahmad Kamal Ariffin Abdul Jamil, Wei Kai Heng, Yee Mei Ng, Jing Ng, Cheng Hoon Yap. An exploratory study on the knowledge, attitude and practice of sharp disposal among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in Northern Peninsular Malaysia. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews. 2022; 16: 102479. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsx.2022.102479.

Book chapters

  1. Chapter 13: Application of nanotheranostics in cancer. In Design and applications of diagnostic nanomedicines.
Professional Membership
  • Malaysian Pharmacist Society
  • Board of Specialty, ACCP
  • International Head in APP Community Pharmacy Division & Chief Advisor to APP Malaysian International Branch.
  • International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
Previous Employment
  • Ministry of Health (2006 to 2012)
  • Community Pharmacy (2012 to 2014)
  • Academia (2014 till present)
Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Deputy Dean (Postgraduate, Research and International Linkages)
Conference and Training
  • 2014 At 25th FAPA Congress (10th October 2014) (Oral presentation) – Comparison of methods for estimating glomerular filtration rate in critically ill patients with unstable renal function.
  • 2015 At 12th MPS Scientific Conference (17th November 2015). (Poster presentation) – A cross Sectional Study on Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, and Obesity Among Population at Sungai Petani, Kedah.
  • 2016 At 15th Diabetes Asia 2016 conference (Oral presentation) – The rate of progression of T2DM to ESRD in Malaysian population- A single centered, retrospective, cross-sectional study.
  • 2017 at 16th Diabetes Asia 2017 conference (oral presentation) – Renin Angiotensin-Aldosterone System (RAAS) Blockers Usage Among Type II Diabetes Mellitus Patients- A Retrospective Study.
  • 2018 at 30th Pearl Anniversary: Pharma-Collaboration for New Frontiers. Hong Kong Pharmacy Conference (10th to 11th March 2018) at Hong Kong Conventional and Exhibition Centre. (Poster Presentation) – Comparison of efficacy and level of adherence for morning versus evening versus before bedtime administration of simvastatin in hypercholesterolemic patients.
  • 2022 at 1st Northern Malaysia Pharmacy Research Conference 2022 (15th and 16th August 2022) at Park Avenue Hotel, Sungai Petani, Kedah. (Poster presentation) – Prevalence of simvastatin associated muscle symptoms among hypercholesterolemic patients receiving simvastatin and amlodipine of Kuala Muda District Kedah. A retrospective, prospective, multicenter observational study. – Won 1st Prize
  •  GMP Plant for Veterinary Medicine in Penang
Community Service
  1. Public health talk: “Kidney health and you”. In conjuction to World Kidney Day – 13 March 2015 at Amanjya Mall.
  2. Participant in “AIMST Health and Education Outreach Program” at SJK (T) Sarawathy Sungai Petani, Kedah – 5th July 2015.
  3. Advisor – Blood donation and Public Health campaign – “Less sugar, sweeter life” was held at Tesco Sungai Petani (Selatan) – 15th August 2015.
  4. Advisor- Old folks homes visit – Pusat Jagaan G, Ming Yuet Nursing home, and Kebajikan Kasih- Home medication review and basic health screening.
  5. Advisor- Public health screening project – 2nd NICOP at Beach Street, GeorgeTown, Penang.
  6. Nursing home and HMR project at Pusat Jagaan G, Sunagi Petani, Kedah – 15th March 2018.
  7. Community Service Project by University’s Jabatan Pertahanan Awam to Kampung Orang Asli at Ulu Lenggong, Kedah, Malaysia (Health screening and health education) on 24th May 2018.
  8. Community Service Project by Faculty of Pharmacy to Kampung Orang Asli at Ulu Lenggong, Kedah, Malaysia (Health screening and health education) on 11st January 2019.
  9. Advisor – Virtual public health campaign 2021: Obesity and weight management campaign on 2nd April to 4th April 2021.
  • Academia (Present)
  • Malaysian Registered Pharmacist


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