Mr. Ng Chow Kyn

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmacy


  • B. Pharm (Hons) [UM]
  • M. Clinical Pharmacy [USM]
  • Certified Ward, MTAC and HMR Psychiatric Pharmacy [MOH, M’sia]
  • Certified Smoking Cessation Service Provider [APM]
  • Complementary Medicines Specialist [Blackmores]
  • Cert. Consultation Skills for Pharmacy Practice [CPPE, UK]
  • Specialist Cert. in Medication Safety [ISQua]
  • Cert. Leadership for Healthcare Improvement and Innovation [Warwick University, UK]
  • Good Clinical Practice [CRC, M’sia]
  • Cert. in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) [Monash University, Australia & NUS, S’pore]
  • Professional Cert. in Satir Systemic Transformational Therapy [Satir Institute of Pacific, Canada]

Research Focus Area

Clinical Pharmacy, Medication Therapy Management, Medication Safety, Medication Adherence, Consultation Skills, Complimentary Medicine.

Teaching & Research Experience:

  • Clinical/Hospital Pharmacy Practice (Government and Private) – 11 Years
  • Primary Care/Community Pharmacy – 2 Years
  • Academia – 3 Years
  • PhD Candidate

Completion of Research Supervision:

Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)

Research Supervision:

  1. Abeer Elsadig Mohamad Ahmad ElJack. Evaluation of the Impact of Home Medication Review Programme in Nursing Homes at the Northern Part of Malaysia. 2019.


  1. Assessing the Association between Self-Reported Side Effects and Adherence to Antidepressants while Considering Their Tolerability among Adult Outpatients Diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder in Tertiary Psychiatric Government Hospitals in the Northern Region of Malaysia. 2019 – 2020.
  2. Lim Yi Chien. Christine Tan Huey Zhen. Assessing Patients’ Knowledge about Depression and Antidepressant and Drug Education Received the association between Knowledge and Drug Education Received with their Adherence to Antidepressants among Adult Outpatients in Tertiary Psychiatric Clinics of Government Hospitals in the Northern Area Region of Malaysia. 2019 – 2020.

Completion of Research Studies:

  1. Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) Dissertation: Assessing the Pharmacokinetic Parameters of Vancomycin among Patients with different Demographic Characteristics and Renal Functions: A Retrospective Single Centre Study in Penang, Malaysia. 2018. Supervisor: Dr Chong Chee Ping, USM.
  2. Chua YM, Abdul Hakim N, Ng CK, Zuraidah MZ, Gan WS. Drug Attitude of People with Schizophrenia towards Their Medicines in Outpatient Clinic of Hospital Permai, Johor Bahru. Johor Health Journal. 2016; 12:29-40. Available from http://jknj.jknj.moh.gov.my/ejurnal/index.php/2016-volume-12-2/
  3. Pharmaceutical Service Division Ministry of Health Malaysia. Drug Utilization in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus in The Ministry of Health Facilities. 2013. Available from https://www.pharmacy.gov.my/v2/sites/default/files/document-upload/drug-utilization-treatment-diabetes-mellitus-moh-malaysia.pdf.
  4. Bachelor of Pharmacy Dissertation: A Study on Adherence and the Reasons of Non-Adherence among Patients Receiving Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) In a Tertiary University Teaching Hospital in Malaysia. 2005. Supervisor: Dr. Reena A/P Rajasuriar and Prof. Adeeba Kamarulzaman, UM.

  • Registered Pharmacist, Pharmacy Board Malaysia
  • Life member, Malaysian Pharmacist Society (MPS)
  • International Member, Society For Quality In Health Care (ISQua)
  • Member, United States College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (US CPNP)
  • Life member, Mental Health Association of Sarawak
  • Life member, Satir Whole Person Development Association of Malaysia
  • Life member, Wenchai Self Development SATIR

  • 2021 - Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre (OMSMC)
  • 2019 - AIMST University
  • 2018 – University of Malaya
  • 2016 – Regency Specialist Hospital (RSH)
  • 2015 – Aeon Wellness
  • 2005 - Ministry of Health, Malaysia

  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Product Development
  • Head of Pharmacology Department
  • Course coordinators for Pharmacology and
  • Clinical Pharmacy Courses.
  • Pharmacist in Quest Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Pharmacy Marketing Liaison Officer
  • FOP Alumni Liaison Officer

  • Speaker for

    1. Pharmacy Career Talk 2021 & 2022
      “Introduction to Pharmacy Profession”
      “Pharmacist, things that you don’t know”
       “A day in the life of a Pharmacist Over the World”.
      “Pharmacists in Hospital/ Clinical Pharmacy”
      “The importance of Study Biology”


    2. QIU Webinar on Covid-19 Vaccines 2021
      - “How does Covid 19 Vaccine Work in Your Body?”


  • Trainer for comprehensive medication management and H5P interactive video workshop, 2022

  • Speaker at Medication Safety Workshop, OMSMC – “Medication Safety”, “Medication Errors”, “High Alert Medications”, “Sound Alike Look Alike Drugs”, “Medication Dilution, Administration and Calculation”, “Warfarin”, “Therapeutic Drug Monitoring”, 2021.
  • Speaker at Pain Management Workshop, OMSMC – “Pain Management”, 2021
  • Speaker for Faculty of Pharmacy, AIMST University Webinar Series – “Patient Centered Consultation”, 2020
  • Speaker for AIMST University Global Immersion Programme – “Smoking Cessation”, 2020; “Pharmaceutical Care”, “Motivational Interviewing”, 2019
  • Speaker and facilitator for AIMST University Hospital Preceptors Training Workshop – “Being a Great Preceptor by Designs and Practices”, 2019
  • Speaker for Medication Safety Workshop, RSH – “Improving Medication Safety” 2016
  • Speaker on “Jom Berhenti merokok” to Permai Hospital (PH) inpatients.
  • Chief auditor for Johor ADAF “Audit Dalam Amalan Farmasi” Audit, 2013 - 2014
  • Chief auditor for Johor Store Audit, 2013.
  • Chief Auditor for Johor 5S Audit, 2013
  • Trainer for Johor State Psychiatric Home Medication Review 2013
  • Speaker for PH Journal Club – 2014, “Critical Appraisal: Pharmacological interventions for people with depression and chronic physical health problems: systematic review and meta-analyses of safety and efficacy”, 2012, “Critical Appraisal of The Clinical Antipsychotics Trials of Intervention Effectiveness (CATIE) Phase I”, 2011.
  • Speaker for Johor Scientific Meeting Pre-Conference Workshop “Pharmacy Home Medication Review – Hospital Permai Experience” 2011
  • Speaker for Mesyuarat Bahagian Perkhidmatan Farmasi Negeri Johor – “Home Medication Review”, 2011
  • Speaker on PH CPD activities –“Jom 5S”
  • Speaker for Sibu Hospital (SH) Infection Control Seminar “Disinfection and Sterilisation”, 2008 – 2009
  • Speaker for Central Zone of Sarawak Pharmacy Seminar 2009 – “Motivational Interviewing”, 2009 and “Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacy Service”, 2008
  • Facilitator for Respiratory Medical Devices Techniques Demonstrations in SH Peadiatric Refresher Course, 2007
  • Speaker for 1st Teleprimary Care Users Conference – “Analysis of Patients’ Waiting Time for TPC Prescriptions in the Out-Patient Pharmacy, Sibu Hospital”, 2007
  • Speaker for Pharmacy Department CPD Activities, Miri Hospital (MH) – “Drug Allergy”, “Drug Safety in Pregnancy”, and “Drug-drug Interactions”, 2005.

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