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CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAIL

Name
  Dr. Tan Seng Beng
Designation
  Medical Lecturer
Department
  Department of Medicine
Faculty
  Faculty of Medicine
E-mail Address
  sbtan@um.edu.my
Address(Office)
  Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
MRCP, UK (2006), ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, UNITED KINGDOM
MBBS, UM (2000), UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care, Member, 2014, (International)

European Association for Palliative Care, Member, 2014, (International)

Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (Kurikulum Diploma Lanjutan Perawatan Paliatif), Member, 2012, (International)

MINIMALLY INVASIVE LAPARO-ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY (MILES) (SILENT MENTOR PROGRAM), Deputy President, 2012, (International)

Technical Working Group for Palliative Care Malaysia, Member, 2010, (National)

UMMC Palliative Care Ward and Care with Pride Patient and family resource centre, Project Management Professional, Us, 2009, (National)

UMMC Palliative Care Drug Policy, Project Management Professional, Us, 2008, (National)

Academy of Medicine, Member, 2008, (National)

Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network, Member, 2008, (International)

CAREER HISTORY
(Post), (Organisation), (Period).


Consultant And Senior Lecturer In Palliative Medicine, University Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia, 14/08/2011

Senior Lecturer In Palliative Medicine, University Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia., 17/06/2010 until 13/08/2011

Palliative Medicine Physician, University Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia., 02/06/2008 until 16/06/2010

Resident Physician In Palliative Medicine, National Cancer Centre, Singapore., 09/04/2007 until 31/05/2008

Medical Officer, Hospis Malaysia, Malaysia., 01/08/2006 until 31/01/2007

Medical Officer, Selayang Hospital, Malaysia, 01/08/2001 until 31/07/2006

House Officer, General Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., 01/08/2000 until 31/07/2001

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Palliative Medicine

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Book
 
2012

Seng Beng, T (2012). The little handbook of mini- mindfulness meditation. Pittsburgh: Dorrance Publishing 
 
Chapter In Book
 
2008

Tan, S.Y., Chong, Y.B., Keng, T.C., Kong, W. Y., Lim, S.K., Tan, L. P., Teo, S. H., Wong, C.M. (2008).A guide to the care of the dialysis patient: 2008 UMMC Renal Unit dialysis protocols for care of the ESRD patient. 
 
Article In Academic Journals
 
2014

Tan,S.B.,Loh, E.C.,Ng,C.G., Yee,H.A.,Wu,C.,Wong, S.K.,Lim,E.J.,Saw,S.S.,Boey,C.C.(2014).The Experiences of Well-being of Palliative Care Patients in Malaysia: A Thematic Analysis.American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Published online before print February 25, 2014, doi: 10.1177/1049909114523829 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Ng, C. G., Boks, M. P. M., Roes, K. C. B., Zainal, N. Z., Sulaiman, A. H., Tan, S. B., & de Wit, N. J. Rapid response to methylphenidate as an add-on therapy to mirtazapine in the treatment of major depressive disorder in terminally ill cancer patients: A four- week, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study. European Neuropsychopharmacology(0). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2014.01.016 
 
2013

Seng Beng T, Chong Guan N, Kheng Seang L, Pathmawathi S, Foong Ming M, Ee Jane L, Ee Chin L, Chee Loong L. 2013. The Experiences of Suffering of Palliative Care Informal Caregivers in Malaysia: A Thematic Analysis. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2013 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Cited Publication)

Beng, T. S., Chin, L. E., Guan, N. C., Yee, A., Wu, C., Jane, L. E., & Meng, C. B. (2013). Mindfulness-Based Supportive Therapy (MBST): Proposing a Palliative Psychotherapy From a Conceptual Perspective to Address Suffering in Palliative Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 

Beng TS, Chin LE, Guan NC, Yee A, Wu C, Pathmawathi S, Yi KT, Kuan WS, Jane LE, Meng CB. The Experiences of Stress of Palliative Care Providers in Malaysia: A Thematic Analysis. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2013 Sep 10. [Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Cited Publication)

Tan Seng Beng, Ng Chong Guan, Lim Ee Jane and Loh Ee Chin Health Care Interactional Suffering in Palliative Care AM J HOSP PALLIAT CARE published online 20 May 201 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Chin, L. E., Loong, L. C., Ngen, C. C., Beng, T. S., Shireen, C., Kuan, W. S., & Shaw, R. (2013). Pediatric Palliative Care: Using Miniature Chairs to Facilitate Communication. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2012

Tan Seng Beng, Ng Chong Guan, Lim Kheng Seang, Subramaniam Pathmawathi, Moy Foong Ming, Lim Ee Jane, Loh Ee Chin and Lam Chee Loong AM J HOSP PALLIAT CARE published online 5 September 2012 (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2010

Beng, T. S., Chin, L. E. 2010. Multiple Subcutaneous Puncture and Stoma Bag Drainage for Gross Lower Limb Edema: A Case Report. Journal of Palliative Medicine. (Tier 2; Impact Factor = 1.837)(ISI)


Tan Seng Beng, Loh Ee Chin. Multiple Subcutaneous Puncture and Stoma Bag Drainage for Gross Lower Limb Edema: A Case Report. Journal of Palliative Medicine. August 2010, 13(8): 1037-1038. (ISI-Cited Publication)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Source), (Level).

A proposal of comprehensive research on adult and pediatric palliative care in Malaysia, Co-Investigator, 2013-2015, HIR

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).
 
Invited Speaker

Do Not Resuscitate, The 9th Malaysian National Geriatrics Conference, 19 Sep 2013 to 21 Sep 2013, Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine, (National)

Palliative Care in Head and Neck Cancer, Head and Neck Course, 09 Jul 2012 to 10 Jul 2012, Sungai Buloh Hospital, (National)

Walking out from the valley of depression in life, Kuching Life Care Society Talk, 26 May 2012 to 27 May 2012

Palliative Care in Orthopaedic Oncology, International Metastatic Bone Disease Course, 20 May 2011 to 21 May 2011, Orthopaedic Oncology Unit, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre., (University)

Pain Management in Palliative Care, Saturday Teach-In Palliative Medicine, 14 May 2011 to 14 May 2011, (National)

Palliative Care for Person with Gynaecological Cancers, Gynaecological Oncology Workshop: Principles of decision making in Oncology, 27 Aug 2010 to 27 Aug 2010, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Malaya, (University)
 
Oral

The Experiences of Suffering of Palliative Care Patients, The 4th International Cancer Control Congress, 03 Nov 2011 to 05 Nov 2011, International Cancer Control Congress, (International)
 
Others

Management of Cancer Pain, Training of Trainers Management of Cancer Pain, 16 Apr 2012 to 16 Apr 2012, (National)

Scientific Meeting, 9th Ministry of Health Malaysia-Academy of Medicine of Malaysia Scientific Meeting 2011 (incorporating 14th scientific meeting of the National Institutes of Health), 22 Sep 2011 to 23 Sep 2011, (National)

End-of-Life Care, Symposium on End-of-Life Care, 12 Jul 2011 to 12 Jul 2011, (National)

Palliative Care, 18th International Congress on Palliative Care, 05 Oct 2010 to 08 Oct 2010, (International)

Training Programme for New Lecturer, Training Programme for New Lecturer, 13 Dec 2010 to 17 Dec 2010

Clinical Research, Train the Trainers Workshop, 22 Jul 2010 to 24 Jul 2010, (University)

End of life-care management, End of life-care management, 09 Nov 2009 to 10 Nov 2009

Pain Management - From Global to Local, 3rd Congress Association of Southeast Asian Pain Societies and Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group, 18 Apr 2009 to 20 Apr 2009, (International)

SUPERVISION

 
Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed

Masters Degree, Diana Binti Katimam, The perception of Opioid usage among doctors in acute hospital setting in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012

Ongoing

Masters Degree, Shasha Khairullah, Quality of life of Malaysians with chronic liver disease translation and validation of the chronic liver disease questionnaire in the Malaysian population, 2011/2012

Masters Degree, Navin Franus, Prognostic factor in terminally cancer patients referred to the palliative care in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012
 
First Degree/Diploma/Pre-Degree
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed

Care in Medicine: A qualitative study on good medical and nursing care in palliative care medicine, 2011/2012, 1

The experiences of well-being of palliative care nurses in Malaysia, 2012/2013, 1

Application of a novel palliative psychotherapy ( mindfulness based supportive therapy) in palliative care: A qualitative case report, 2012/2013, 1

Case study:Five minute mindful breathing in reducing psycho-social distress in a palliative care patients, 2011/2012, 1

Illness experience mapping among hematological cancer patients in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012, 1

The experiences of well-being of palliative care caregivers in Malaysia, 2012/2013, 1

The experiences of suffering of end stage renal failure patients, 2011/2012, 1

The experiences of well-being of palliative care doctors in Malaysia, 2012/2013, 1

Illness experience mapping among end stage renal failure patients in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012, 1

The experiences of well-being of palliative care patients in Malaysia, 2012/2013, 1

Prevalence of uremic pruritus of end stage renal failure patients in University Malaya Medical Centre, 2011/2012, 1

The illness experience mapping in adult cancer patients in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), 2011/2012, 1

Living a good life: Perception of palliative care patient and family members, 2011/2012, 1

Ongoing

The perception of good death from the perspectives of palliative care patients, 2013/2014, 1

The experience of participating in silent mentor program-home visit, 2013/2014, 1

The experience of participating in silent mentor program-Workshop, 2013/2014, 1

The perception of good death from the perspectives of palliative care caregivers, 2013/2014, 1

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).

End of life care pathway, Liverpool care Pathway, 2009, 60

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


Post Graduate

Internal Medicine, 2010/2011, 5, 100

Communication skills in Palliative Care, 2010/2011, 50, 1

Mmed: Communication skills, 2011/2012, 50, 1

Gynae-oncology - Palliative Care in Gynae-oncology, 2012/2013, 205, 4

Internal Medicine, 2012/2013, 5, 100

Introduction to Palliative care, 2012/2013, 50, 1

Mmed: Communication skills, 2012/2013, 50, 1

Mmed: Introduction to Palliative care, 2012/2013, 50, 1

Communication skills in Palliative Care, 2012/2013, 50, 1

Mmed: Communication skills, 2013/2014, 50, 1

Mmed: Introduction to Palliative care, 2013/2014, 50, 1

Mmed: Communication skills, 2014/2015, 50, 1

First Degree

Communication skills (Nursing), 2009/2010, 100, 2

Introduction to Palliative Care, 2010/2011, 205, 2

Phase 3A in Klang- Clinical and Bedside Teaching, 2010/2011, 40, 120

Clinical Teaching Phase 3B- Short Case Exam, 2010/2011, 8, 2

Nursing Students - Psycho-social Care, 2010/2011, 110, 2

Beginning Phase 3A- Palliative Care, 2010/2011, 205, 1

Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- Examination Technique, 2010/2011, 40, 5

Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- History Taking and Clerking Ward, 2010/2011, 40, 4

Clinical Teaching Phase 3A (Remedial) - Clinical Exam For Remedial Students , 2010/2011, 4, 2

Clinical Teaching Phase 3B-Ward Round, 2010/2011, 40, 4

In Banting - Internal Medicine, 2010/2011, 20, 8

Posting Clinical Phase 2 - Clinical Teaching, 2010/2011, 20, 2

Clinical Teaching Phase 3B - CPC, 2010/2011, 10, 4

Beginning Phase 3A- History taking and Physical Examination, 2010/2011, 20, 2

Clinical Teaching Phase 3A (Remedial) - Clinical Exam For Remedial Students , 2011/2012, 4, 2

Posting Clinical Phase 2 - Clinical Teaching, 2011/2012, 20, 2

Clinical Teaching Phase 3B-Ward Round, 2011/2012, 40, 4

Nursing Students - Introduction to Palliative Care, 2011/2012, 110, 2

Mmed: Introduction to Palliative care, 2011/2012, 50, 1

Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- History Taking and Clerking Ward, 2011/2012, 40, 4

Beginning Phase 3A- Palliative Care, 2011/2012, 205, 1

Clinical Teaching Phase 3B- Short Case Exam, 2011/2012, 8, 2

Clinical Teaching Phase 3B - CPC, 2011/2012, 10, 4

Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- Examination Technique, 2011/2012, 40, 5

Phase 3A in Klang- Clinical and Bedside Teaching, 2011/2012, 40, 120

Beginning Phase 3A- Palliative Care, 2012/2013, 205, 1

Posting Clinical Phase 2 - Clinical Teaching, 2012/2013, 20, 2

Introduction to Palliative Care, 2012/2013, 205, 2

Clinical Teaching Phase 3B- Short Case Exam, 2012/2013, 8, 2

Nursing Students - End of Life Care, 2012/2013, 110, 2

Clinical Teaching Phase 3B-Ward Round, 2012/2013, 40, 4

Clinical Teaching Phase 3B - CPC, 2012/2013, 10, 4

In Banting - Internal Medicine , 2012/2013, 20, 4

Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- Examination Technique, 2012/2013, 40, 5

Integrated Clinical Skills Teaching Phase 2- History Taking and Clerking Ward, 2012/2013, 40, 4

Phase 3A in Klang- Clinical and Bedside Teaching, 2012/2013, 40, 120

Nursing Students - Palliative care in end stage renal failure, 2012/2013, 110, 2

Clinical Teaching Phase 3A (Remedial) - Clinical Exam For Remedial Students , 2012/2013, 4, 2

Beginning Phase 3A- History taking and Physical Examination, 2012/2013, 20, 2

Internal Medicine, 2013/2014, 10, 2

Phase 3A in Klang- Clinical and Bedside Teaching, 2014/2015, 40, 20

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).

Kuching Life Care Society Talk; Provide cancer patients and their family members in terms of physical, emotional and spiritual education and how to cope with fear of dying. , (Community), 26-May-12 until 27-May-12