Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

PROF. DR. SIM SI MUI

  • Honorary Professor

  • Department of Pharmacology
    Faculty of Medicine
  •    +603-79674951
  •   debrasim@um.edu.my

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • MBBS Curriculum Review Committee, Faculty, 03/01/2012 to present
  • CHAIRMAN, Faculty, 01/11/2017 to 31/10/2019
  • Faculty of Medicine PBL Coordinator, Faculty, 31/01/2013 to 30/06/2018
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 10/02/2017 to 10/02/2017
  • Prescribing Skills Training Workshop Coordinator, Faculty, 03/08/2011 to 07/04/2016
  • Acting Head of Department, Faculty, 03/09/2015 to 08/09/2015
  • Chairman of the Faculty of Medicine Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (FOM-IACUC), University Malaya, 01/11/2013 to 31/10/2015
  • Honorary Secretary of APA-PHS, International, 25/10/2012 to 05/12/2014
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • Sijil Kecekapan Bahasa (UM), MALAY LANGUANGE, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • PhD (Liverpool), PHARMACOLOGY, LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY, LIVERPOOL, UK
  • BSC (HONS), PHARMACOLOGY(LAIN-LAIN), LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY, LIVERPOOL, UK
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • University of Liverpool Malaysia Alumni Association, Active Member, Since 2012 (National)
  • Persatuan Alumni Universiti Malaya, Active Member, 2011 to 2018 (University)
  • Malaysian Mensa , Active Member, 2010 to 2018 (University)
  • Malaysian PBL Practitioners (MyPBL), 1st Vice President, Since 2016 (University)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • Medical education (Prescribing skills training)
  • Toxinology (Snake venom pharmacology)
  • MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY (Pharmacokinetics)
  • Medical Education (Problem-based learning)
  • Medical Education (Assessment of student performance)
  • Research Interest
  • Pharmacokinetic studies and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Problem-based learning in medical education
  • Snake venom pharmacology
  • Absorption and metabolism of drug conjugates (sulphates and glucuronides)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • MTEJ1116 - PHARMACOLOGY AND HANDLING OF MEDICATION, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • DNED2101 - Pharmacology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/15 - 1 2 )
  • MBEB3106 - ETHICS IN BIOMEDICINE, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • MWEF3101 - CLINICAL PHARMACOKINETICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • MBBS2 - Medical Pharmacology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 2 )
  • MBBS1 - Medical Pharmacology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 2 )
  • MBEB2105 - GENERAL PRINCIPLES IN PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 )
  • DIA2006 - PHARMACOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • MBEB2105 - GENERAL PRINCIPLES IN PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • MWEF2103 - CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM & THERAPY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • UMMP - Block 6 - Haematology, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2019
    • Tan, K. Y., Liew, S. T., Tan, Q. Y., Abdul-Rahman, F. N., Azmi, N. I., Sim, S. M., Tan, N. H., Khomvilai, S., Sitprija, V. and Tan, C. H. (2019). Evaluating the physicochemical properties and efficacy of recently expired and aged antivenom products from Thailand and Taiwan. Toxicon 160:55-58. (WoS)
    • Chua, S. S., Lai, P. S. M.. Sim, S. M., Tan, C. H., Foong, C. C., (2019). Acceptance of interprofessional learning between medical and pharmacy students in a prescribing skills training workshop: Pre-post intervention study. BMC Med Edu 19:101-110. (WoS)
    2018
    • Faisal, T., Tan, K. E., Sim, S. M., Quraishi, N., Tan, N. H. and Tan, C. H. (2018). Proteomics, functional characterization and antivenom neutralization of the venom of Pakistani Russell s viper (Daboia russelii) from the wild. Journal of Proteomics 183:1-13, doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2018.05.003 (WoS)
    • Sim, S. M., Lai, P. S. M., Tan, K. M., Lee, H. G., Sulaiman, C. Z. (2018). Development and Validation of the Return and Disposal of Unused Medications Questionnaire (ReDiUM) in Malaysia. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 30(8):737-749. DOI: 10.1177/1010539518811161 (WoS)
    2016
    • Tan, K.Y., Tan, C.H., Sim, S.M., Fung, S.Y. & Tan, N.H.. 2016. Geographical Venom Variations of the Southeast Asian Monocled Cobra (Naja kaouthia): Venom-Induced Neuromuscular Depression and Antivenom Neutralization. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C 185 186:77 86. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2016.03.00 (WoS)
    • Sim, S. M. & Tan, C. P. L. (2016). Historical Development of the Asia-Pacific Association on Problem-Based Learning in Health Sciences (APA-PHS) and the Subsequent Formation of Asia-Pacific Joint Conference on Problem-Based Learning (APJC-PBL). J. Med Education Special Issue: 191 203. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2015
    • Lai, P. S. M., Sim, S. M., Chua, S. S., Tan, C. H., Ng, C. J., Achike, F. I. and Teng, C. L. (2015). "Development and validation of an instrument to assess the prescribing readiness of medical students in Malaysia." BMC Med Educ 15: 153. (WoS)
    • Tan, C.H., Tan, N.H., Sim, S.M., Fung, S.Y. & Gnanathasan, C.A. 2015. Proteomic investigation of Sri Lankan hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale) venom. Toxicon 93:164-170. (doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2014.11.231) (WoS)
    • Yap, M.K.K., Tan, N.H., Sim, S.M., Fung, S.Y. & Tan, C.H. 2015. The effect of a polyvalent antivenom on the serum venom antigen Levels of Naja sputatrix (Javan spitting cobra) venom in experimentally envenomed rabbits. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology 117:274-279, Doi: 10.1111/bcpt.12398 (WoS)
    • Leong, Poh Kuan, Fung, Shin Yee, Tan, Choo Hock, Sim , Si Mui & Tan, Nget Hong. 2015. Immunological cross-reactivity and neutralization of the principal toxins of Naja sumatrana and related cobra venoms by a Thai polyvalent antivenom (Neuro Polyvalent Snake Antivenom). Acta Tropica 149:86-93. (WoS/SCOPUS)
    • Lai, P.S.M.. Sim, S.M., Chua, S.S., Tan, C.H., Ng, C.J., Achike, F.I. & Teng, C.L. 2015. Development and validation of an instrument to assess the prescribing readiness of medical students in Malaysia. BMC Medical Education 15:153 (11 pages), doi: 10.1186/s12909-015-0433-z. (WoS)
    2014
    • Leong, P.K., Tan, C.H., Sim, S.M., Fung, S.Y., Sumana, K., Sitprija, V. & Tan, N.H. 2013. Cross neutralization of common Southeast Asian viperid venoms by a Thai polyvalent snake antivenom (Hemato Polyvalent Snake Antivenom). Acta Tropica 132:7-14. (WoS)
    • Tan, C.H., Sim, S.M., Gnanathasanc, C.A., Fung, S.Y. & Tan, N.H. 2014. Pharmacokinetics of the Sri Lankan hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale) venom following intravenous and intramuscular injections of the venom into rabbits. Toxicon 79:37-44. (WoS)
    • Sim, S. M., Foong, C. C., Tan, C. H., Lai, P. S. M., Chua, S. S. and Mohazmi, M. (2014). "The use of jigsaw learning technique in teaching medical students prescribing skills." Medical Teacher 36(2): 182-182. (WoS)
    • Yap, M.K.K., Tan, N.H., Sim,S.M., Fung, S.Y. and Tan, C.H. 2014. Pharmacokinetics of Naja sumatrana (Equatorial spitting cobra) venom and its major toxins in experimentally envenomed rabbits. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(6):e2890. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002890 (WoS)
    • Fung, S.Y., Sim, S.M., Jeyaseelan,K., Armugam, A., Aguiyi,J.C. and Tan, N.H. 2014. Prophylactic effect of Mucuna pruriens Linn (velvet bean) seed extract against experimental Naja sputatrix envenomation: Gene expression studies. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 52:849-859. (WoS)
    • Lee, S.S., Tan, N.H., Fung, S.Y., Sim, S.M., Tan, C.S. and Ng, S.T. 2014. Anti-inflammatory effect of the sclerotium of Lignosus rhinocerotis (Cooke) Ryvarden, the Tiger Milk mushroom. BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine 14:359 (8 pages). (WoS)
    2013
    • Yap, M.K.K., Tan, N.H., Sim, S.M., and Fung, S.Y. 2013. Toxicokinetics of Naja sputatrix (Javan spitting cobra) venom following intramuscular and intravenous administrations of venom into rabbits. Toxicon 68:18-23. (WoS)
    • Sim, S.M., Saremi, K., Tan, N.H. and Fung, S.S. 2013. Pharmacokinetics of Crytelytrops purpureomaculatus (mangrove pit viper) venom following intravenous and intramuscular bioavailability. International Immunopharmacology (WoS)
    2012
    • Tan, C.H., Tan, N.H., Sim, S.H., Fung, S.Y., Jayalakshmi, P. & Gnanathasan, C.A. 2012. Nephrotoxicity of hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale) venom in mice is preventable by the paraspecific Hemato polyvalent antivenom (HPA). Toxicon 60: 1259-1262. (WoS)
    • Fung, S.Y., Tan, N.H., Sim, S.M. & Aguiyi, J.C. 2011. Effect of Mucuna pruriens seed extract pretreatment on the responses of spontaneously beating rat atria and aortic ring to Naja sputatrix (Javan spitting cobra) venom. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, ECAM 2012:6 pages, doi: 10.1155/2012/486390. (WoS)
    • Tan, C.H., Tan, N.H., Sim, S.M., Fung, S.Y., Ariaratnam, C.A. &Ponnudurai, G. 2012. Immunological properties of Hypnale hypnale (hump-nosed pit viper) venom: antibody production with diagnostic and therapeutic potentials. Acta Tropica 122:267-275 (WoS)
    • Chitra Devi, R., Sim, S.M., & Ismail, R. 2012. Effect of Cymbopogon citratus and citral on vascular smooth muscle of the isolated thoracic rat aorta. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, ECAM Volume 2012, Article ID 539475, 8 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/539475. (WoS)
    • Leong, P.K., Sim, S.M., Fung, S.Y., Sumana, K., Sitprija, V. and Tan, N.H. 2012. Cross Neutralization of Afro-Asian Cobra and Asian Krait Venoms by a Thai Polyvalent Snake Antivenom (Neuro Polyvalent Snake Antivenom). PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6(6): e1672. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0001672. (WoS)
    2011
    • Chitra Devi, R., Sim, S.M., & Ismail, R. 2011. Spasmolytic effect of citral and extracts of Cymbopogon citratus on isolated rabbit ileum. Journal of Smooth Muscle Research, 47(5):143-156 (SCOPUS)
    • Fung, S.Y., Tan, N.H., Sim, S.M., Marinello, E., Guerranti, R. and Aguiyi, J.C. 2011. Mucuna pruriens Linn. seed extract pretreatment protects against the cardiorespiratory and neuromuscular depressant effects of Naja sputatrix (Javan spitting cobra) venom in rats. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 49:254- 259. (WoS)
    • Tan, C.H., Leong, P.K., Fung, S.Y., Sim, S.M., Ponnudurai, G., Ariaratnam, C., Khomvilai, S. & Tan, N.H. 2011. Cross neutralization of Hypnale hypnale (hump-nosed pit viper) venom by polyvalent and monovalent Malayan pit viper antivenoms in vitro and in a rodent model. Acta Tropica 117:119-124. (WoS)
    • Sim, S.M., Lian, L.H., Kanthimathi, M.S., Thong, M.K. & Tan, N.H. 2011. Students Perception and Acceptance of Problem-based Learning (PBL) in a Hybrid Traditional-PBL Curriculum. Journal of Medical Education 15(4):341-351. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Lee, S.S., Tan, N.H., Fung, S.Y., Pailoor, J. & Sim, S.M. 2011. Evaluation of the sub-acute toxicity of the sclerotium of Lignosus rhinocerus (Cooke), the Tiger Milk mushroom. Journal of Ethnopharmacology doi:10.1016/j.jep.2011.09.004. (WoS)
    2010
    • Fung, S.Y., Tan, N.H., and Sim, S.M. 2010. Protective effects of Mucuna pruriens seed extract pretreatment against cardiovascular and respiratory depressant effects of Calloselasma rhodostoma (Malayan pit viper) venom in rats. Tropical Biomedicine 27(3):366-372. (WoS)
    2009
    • Tan, N.H., Fung, S.Y., Sim, S.M., Marinello, E., Guerranti, R. and Aguiyi, J.C. (2009) The protective effect of Mucuna pruriens seeds against snake venom poisoning. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 123:356-358 (doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.03.025) (WoS)
    • Fung, S.Y., Tan, N.H., Liew, S.H., Sim, S.M. and Aguiyi, J.C. 2009. The protective effects of Mucuna pruriens seed extract against histopathological changes induced by Malayan cobra (Naja sputatrix) venom in rats. Tropical Biomedicine 26(1):80-84. (WoS)
    • Sim, S.M., Choo, W.Y. and Ng, C.J. 2009. Are our new medical graduates ready to prescribe? Medical Education (Really Good Stuff) 43:492. (WoS)
    2008
    • Lee, C.Y., Sim, S.M. and Cheng, H.M. 2008. Phenylacetic acids were detected in the plasma and urine of rats administered with low-dose mulberry leaf extract. Nutrition Research 28:555-563. (WoS)
    2007
    • Lee CY, Cheng HM and Sim SM (2007) Mulberry leaves protect rat tissues from immobilization stress-induced inflammation. BioFactors 31(1): 25-33. (WoS)
    • Lee CY, Sim SM and Cheng HM (2007) Systemic absorption of antioxidants from mulberry (Morus alba L.) leaf extracts using an in situ rat intestinal preparation. Nutrition Research 27: 492-497. (WoS)
    2006
    • Sim, S.M., Azila, N.M.A., Lian, L.H., Tan, C.P.L. & Tan, N.H. 2006. A simple instrument for the assessment. of student performance in problem-based learning tutorials. Ann. Acad. Med. Singapore 35(9): 634-641. (WoS)
    • Lee CY, Cheng HM and Sim SM (2006) Bioavailability of dietary flavonoids and carotenoids. Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research 4(1):33-52. (WoS)
    • Sim, S.M. and Rasiah, R.I. 2006. Relationship between item difficulty and discrimination indices in true/false-type multiple choice questions of a para- clinical multidisciplinary paper. Ann. Acad. Med. Singapore 35(2):67-71. (WoS/SCOPUS)
    2005
    • Sim, S.M., Achike, F.I. & Geh, S.L. 2005. Many roads lead to Rome Is that true of the teaching and learning of Pharmacology? Lessons from three medical schools in Malaysia. Medical Journal of Malaysia 60 (Supp D):41-47 (SCOPUS)
    • Azila N.M.A. and Sim S.M. (2005) The status of problem-based learning in the medical schools in Malaysia. Journal of Medical Education 9(2): 121-130 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Azila N.M.A., Tan C.P.L. and Sim S.M. (2005) Student generated learning objectives: Extent of congruence with faculty set objectives and factors influencing their generation. Journal of Medical Education 9(2): 113-120. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Kwan, C.Y., Kraftcheck, E., Knowles, L., Ip, T., Johnson, M., Kanji, J., Kliber, A., McLeod, H., Jamal, H., & Sim, S.M. (2005) PBL-associated stress in the first-year unit-1 medical students at McMaster University. Journal of Medical Education 9(1):1-17 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2004
    • Sim, S.M. (2004) Teaching of pharmacology in Universiti Malaya and the other medical schools in Malaysia a historical perspective. Acta Pharmacologica Sinica 25(9): 1209-1219. (WoS)
    • Kwan, C.Y., Zhang, W.B., Sim, S.M., Deyama, T. & Nishibe, S. (2004) Vascular effects of Siberian ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus): endothelium-dependent NO- and EDHF- mediated relaxation depending on vessel size. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 369(5):473-80. Epub 2004 Apr 17. (WoS)
    • Zhang, W.B., Chen, C.X., Sim, S.M. & Kwan, C.Y. (2004). In vitro vasodilator mechanisms of the indole alkaloids rhynchophylline and isorhynchophylline, isolated from the hook of Uncaria rhynchophylla (Miquel). Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 369:232-238. (WoS)
    • Azila N.M.A., Khairiyah M.Y., Zubaidah H.A.R., Tan C.P.L., Wan Ashri W.D., Atiya A.S., and Sim S.M. (2004) Creating interest and exploring implementation of cooperative learning (CL) or problem-based learning (PBL) in three disciplines. Journal of Problem-Based Learning. Vol 2, No. 2 at http://ejum.fsktm.um.edu.my/ArticleInformation.aspx? ArticleID=301 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2003
    • Tan, C.P.L., Azila, N.M.A. & Sim, S.M. 2003. The Nature of Problem-based Learning Cases and Its Influence on Learning. Journal of Medical Education 7 (4): 419-424. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Azim, N., Chan, L., Sim, S.M. & Vijayan, R. 2003. Evaluation of Performance of Propofol Target Controlled Infusion System (Diprifusor) in Malaysian Patients. The ASEAN Journal of Anaesthesiology 4 (2):75-80. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Azila, N.M.A., Tan, N.H., Sim, S.M., Rosnah, I., Liam, C.K., & Atiya, A.S. 2003. Critical Thinking Development in a Hybrid Model of Problem-based Learning Programme. Journal of Medical Education 7 (3):306-312. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2002
    • Sim, S.M. and Cheah, S.H. 2002. Round-table Discussion on Teaching of Medical Physiology and Problem-based Learning. Journal of Medical Education 6 (4):55-66. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2001
    • Loo, S.L., Chan, Y.K., Sim, S.M. & Ong, G. (2001). Plasma bupivacaine levels following epidural anaesthesia for caesarean section. ASEAN Journal of Anaesthesiology 2(1): 14-19.
    • Azila, N.M.A., Sim, S.M. & Atiya, A.S. (2001). Encouraging learning how to fish: An uphill but worthwhile battle. Ann. Acad. Med. Singapore 30(4): 375-378 (WoS)
    1999
    • Azila, N.M.A., Sim, S.M., Tan, C.P.L. & Alhady, S.F. 1999. Problem-Based Learning (PBL): Making an impact in education. Journal of the University of Malaya Medical Centre (JUMMEC), 4(2):94-98 (SCOPUS)
    1998
    • Sim, S.M., Hoggard, P.G., Sales, S.D., Phiboonbanakit, D., Hart, C.A. & Back, D.J. (1998). Effect of ribavirin on zidovudine efficacy and toxicity in vitro: A concentration dependent interaction. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 14(18): 1661- 1667. (WoS)
    1997
    • Farizaturradiah, O., Mohamed, Z., Sim, S.M. & Lim, C.T. 1997. Does gestational age affect gentamicin pharmacokinetic parameters in the newborn? Journal of the University of Malaya Medical Centre (JUMMEC) 2 (1):35-38 (SCOPUS)
    1995
    • Yong, B.H., Sim, S.M., Ong, G. & Mohamed, Z. 1995. Plasma bupivacaine concentrations following axillary block - a study in Malaysian patients. Asia Pacific J. Pharmac. 10:45-48
    1992
    • Macleod, R., Eagling, V.A., Sim, S.M. and Back, D.J. , "In vitro inhibition studies of the glucuronidation of zidovudine catalysed by human liver UDP-glucuronosyl transferase", 1992, Biochem. Pharmacol., Vol. 43, no. 2, pg. 382-386, (WoS)
    1991
    • Sim, S.M., Back, D.J. and Breckenridge, A.M. , "Effect of various drugs on the glucuronidation of zidovudine (azidothymidine, AZT) by human liver microsomes", 1991, Br. J. Clin. Pharmacol., Vol. 32, pg. 17-21, (WoS)
    1986
    • Sim, S.M. and Back, D.J., "Intestinal absorption of oestrone, oestrone glucuronide and oestrone sulphate in the rat in situ. (II) Studies with the Doluisio technique", 1986, J. Steroid Biochem., Vol. 24, no. 5, pg. 1085-1089, (WoS)
    1985
    • Sim, S.M. and Back, D.J., "Intestinal absorption of oestrone, oestrone glucuronide and oestrone sulphate in the rat in situ. (I) Importance of hydrolytic enzymes on conjugate absorption", 1985, J. Steroid Biochem., Vol. 22, no. 6, pg. 781-788, (WoS)
    1984
    • Huijghebaert, S., Sim, S.M., Back, D.J. & Eyssan, H.J. 1984. Distribution of estrone sulfatase activity in the intestine of germfree and conventional rats. J. Steroid Biochem. 20:1175-1179 (WoS)
    1983
    • Sim, S.M., Huijghebaert, S., Back, D.J. and Eyssan, H.J. (1983). Gastrointestinal absorption of estrone sulfate in germfree and conventional rats, J. Steroid Biochem., 18(4), 499-503. (WoS)
    • Sim, S.M., Back, D.J. & Tjia, J.F. 1983. Potential problems with aqueous steroid solutions. J. Pharm. Pharmacol. 35:200. (WoS)
    Book
    2012
    • Thong MK, Lian LH, Tan CPL, Sim DSM, Jamuna V, Kanthimathi MS. 2012. Problem-Based Learning in Medical Sciences. University of Malaya Press. ISBN: 978-983-100-548-4.
    Book Chapter
    2018
    • Sim, S. M., Lai, S. M. P., Tan, K. M., Lee, H. G., Che Zuraini, S. and Wong, Y. Y. (2018). Safe Disposal of Unused Medications Working toward a Green Pharmacy in the University of Malaya Medical Centre. In Sumiani Y. (Ed), UM Living Lab Transforming Research into Action (Volume 1) (Chapter 5, pp 58-70), published by Sustainability Science Research Cluster, University of Malaya, printed by University of Malaya Press.
    2015
    • Sim, D.S.M. & Tan, C.H. 2015. Drug Interaction. In: Chan, Y.K., Ng, K.P. & Sim, D.S.M. (eds.). Pharmacological Basis of Acute Care, pg. 81-86. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
    • Sim, D.S.M. 2015. Drug Administration. In: Chan, Y.K., Ng, K.P. & Sim, D.S.M. (eds.). Pharmacological Basis of Acute Care, pg. 9-15. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
    • Sim, D.S.M. 2015. Drug Absorption and Bioavailability. In: Chan, Y.K., Ng, K.P. & Sim, D.S.M. (eds.). Pharmacological Basis of Acute Care, pg. 17-26. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
    • Sim, D.S.M. 2015. Drug Distribution. In: Chan, Y.K., Ng, K.P. & Sim, D.S.M. (eds.). Pharmacological Basis of Acute Care, pg. 27-36. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
    • Sim, D.S.M. 2015. Drug Elimination. In: Chan, Y.K., Ng, K.P. & Sim, D.S.M. (eds.). Pharmacological Basis of Acute Care, pg. 37-47. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
    • Chan, Y.K. & Sim, D.S.M. 2015. Steady-State Principles. In: Chan, Y.K., Ng, K.P. & Sim, D.S.M. (eds.). Pharmacological Basis of Acute Care, pg. 49- 55. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
    • Yim, C.C.-W. & Sim, D.S.M. 2015. The Obstetric Patient. In: Chan, Y.K., Ng, K.P. & Sim, D.S.M. (eds.). Pharmacological Basis of Acute Care, pg. 181- 190. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
    • Chan, Y.K. & Sim, D.S.M. 2015. Why Drugs Are Administered. In: Chan, Y.K., Ng, K.P. & Sim, D.S.M. (eds.). Pharmacological Basis of Acute Care, pg. 3-7. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing
    2012
    • Sim, S.M., 2012. Bridging the Gap: From Practice to Research. In: F. Hashim (Ed.), Researching Teaching in Higher Education: Our Paths to Surrender, Pearson Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 93-105.
    • Sim, D.S.-M. 2012. What is Problem-Based Learning? In Thong, M.-K. et al. Problem-Based Learning in Medical Sciences, pg.1-5. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press
    • Tan, C.P.-L. & Sim, D.S.-M. 2012. Introduction to Problem-Based Learning in Medicine. In Thong, M.-K. et al. Problem-Based Learning in Medical Sciences, pg.7- 12. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press
    2011
    • Tan,N.H., Fung, S.Y. & Sim, S.M. 2011. Extracts of Cowhage (Mucuna pruriens) Seeds and Anti-Snake Venom Effects. In V.R. Preedy, R.R. Watson, V.B. Patel (Editors), Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention (1st Ed.) pp 401-408. London, Burlington, San Diego: Academic Press.
    Article in Proceedings
    2015
    • Siew Siang Chua, Si Mui Sim, Mohazmi bin Mohamed, Pauline Siew Mei Lai & Choo Hock Tan. 2015. International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Interprofessional Educationin a Pharmacy Context: Global Report 2015. The Hague International Pharmaceutical Federation, 2015.
    1999
    • Alhady, S.F., Anuar Zaini, Azila, N.M.A., Sim, S.M., Tan, N.H., Cheah, S.H., Khairul Anuar, A., Tan, C.P.L., Iekhsan Othman, Liam, C.K., Mohd Amin Jalaludin, Rosnani Abdul Aziz, & Parasakthi, N. 1999. Towards quality management enhancement of the New Integrated Curriculum (NIC) of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. Proceedings of the 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Problem-Based Learning. Hong Kong, 9-11 Dec 1999, p317-322.
    • Azila, N.M.A., Alhady, S.F., Tan, N.H., Atiya, A.S., Nah, S.H., Sim, S.M., Ismail, R., Al-Sadat, N.S.A.M. & Arumainathan, U. 1999. Adaptive changes towards problem-based learning in the New Integrated Curriculum (NIC) of the medical course at the University of Malaya. Proceedings of the 1st Asia- Pacific Conference on Problem-Based Learning. Hong Kong, 9-11 Dec 1999, p323-331
    • Tan, N.H., Alhady, S.F., Azila, N.A., Nah, S.H., Sim, S.M., Ismail, R., Al-Sadat, N.S.A.M., Atiya A.S. & Arumainathan U. 1999. Introducing problem- based learning element in the New Integrated Curriculum of the MBBS course at University of Malaya: An appraisal of the issues in the implementation. Proceedings of the 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Problem-Based Learning. Hong Kong, 9- 11 Dec 1999, p347-354
    1997
    • Sim, S.M. & Back, D.J. 1997. Effect of ribavirin on dTTP pool and zidovudine phosphorylation in U937 cells. Proceedings of the 16th Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Association (FAPA), 17-21 Nov 1996, pp.103-109
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    NONE
  • EVALUATING THE PRESCRIBING READINESS OF MEDICAL STUDENTS IN MALAYSIA USING THE PRESCRIBING INITIATIVES FOR LIFELONG LEARNING (PILL) , Consultant, 2017 - 2018 (National)
  • To conduct an item analysis study on the modified version of the Routine Blood Transfusion Knowledge Questionnaire the scores of the nurses (RBTKQ)., Consultant, 2017 - 2018 (International)
  • Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
  • Developing a need and theory based intervention to improve prescribing skills of junior medical doctors , Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2014 (National)
  • Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
  • Identifying the need and designing an intervention for training undergraduate medical students to develop good prescribing skills , Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009 (National)
  • Evaluation of accuracy of a target controlled propofol infusion system. , Consultant, 2000 - 2001 (University)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Pharmacokinetics of local anaesthetic agents / Bupivacaine pharmacokinetics in obstetric patients and its plasma analysis by direct-injection HPLC technique, Loo Soo Ling, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Absorption and in vivo effects of antioxidants from mulberry (Morus alba L.) leave extracts in rats, Lee Chooi Yeng, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Pharmacokinetic parameters of gentamicin, amikacin, theophylline and sufentanil - A study in the Malaysian populations, Farisaturradiah bt Osman, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Effects of selected inhibitor and inducer drugs on the antinociceptive respones of morphine in rats and guinea pigs, Eveonne Priscilla Victor, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Biomedical studies on the protection of Mucuna pruriens seed extract against the toxic actions of snake venoms, Fung Shin Yee, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Biochemical and pharmacological studies on Bungarus candidus venom and the major phospholipase A2, Chong Ying Jiun, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Biopharmacological studies on some Asian polyvalent snake antivenoms, Leong Poh Kuan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Toxinological characterizations of the venom of hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale), Tan Choo Hock, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The effect of citral, the essential oil and crude extracts of Cymbopogon citratus (lemongrass) on vascular and intestinal smooth muscles, Chitra Devi a/p Ramachandran, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Ongoing
    • A multifaceted approach for deeper insights into the pathophysiology of sea snake venoms: Towards the optimisation of the management of sea snake envenomation in Malaysia, Tan Choo Hock, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    UG Student/Clinical Fellowship
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Completed
    • Effect of various drugs on the antinociceptic response of morphine after single and multiple dosing in rats, 1999/2000
    • Effect of chloramphenicol on the analgesic response of morphine after single and multiple dosing, 1998/1999
    • Screening of purified fractions, isolated from the venom of the Malaysian lance-headed pit viper, Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus, for pharmacological activity, 2000/2001
    • Cardiovascular and neuromuscular effects of thewghole venom of the Australian common brown snake, Pseudonaja textilis, and its purified toxin, textilotoxin, 2000/2001
    • Biomedical characterisation of Mucuna pruriens for its protection against the cardiotoxic action of Naja sputatrix venom (Research project in Biomedical Science, MTEB 2180), 2009/2010
    • Studies on the cardiovascular depressant action of Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus venom, 2001/2002
    • A multifaceted study for the preclinical assessment of a long-expired antivenom, 2014/2015
    • Effect of expiry and room-temperature treatment on hemato polyvalent antivenom (HPAV): a physicochemical, immunological and functional characterization, 2014/2015
    Ongoing
    • MBEB 4108 Research Project in Biomedical Science, 2016/2017
    • Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of Outpatients in UMMC Regarding Disposal of Unused Medicine, 2016/2017
    • Types and Conditions of Unused Medications Returned to UMMC Outpatient Pharmacy, 2016/2017
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Participated in the "Ping Pong Campuran" event at the "Karnival Sukan Staf Universiti Malaya 2018 (INTERZONE), won the Third Place (2nd runner-up, 14/04/2018 to 14/05/2018
    • Conducting mock interviews for campers at Tunas Geliga Camp at Sekolah Seri Puteri, Cyberjaya, 10/12/2017 to 10/12/2017
    • Organised annual 3-day Adventurers Bible Camp for 7-11 year old children during the year-end school holiday, 30/11/2017 to 02/12/2017
    • Conducting public education/campaign for Safe Disposal of Unused Medications Programme (Safe-DUMP) during the World Pharmacist Day at University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), 19/09/2017 to 20/09/2017
    • Conducted Safe Disposal of Unused Medications Programme (Safe DUMP) campaign at University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) concourse., 20/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
    • Participated in the "Ping Pong Campuran" event at the "Karnival Sukan Staf Universiti Malaya 2017 (INTERZONE)", 08/04/2017 to 08/04/2017
    • Serving as an Administrative Leader (AL) in the Kuala Lumpur Evening Women (KLEW) class of the BSF International in Malaysia (Feb-Nov 2017), which meets weekly for training and class during term time (30 weeks per year)., 07/02/2017 to 07/11/2017
    • Conducted monthly Bible Study classes for members of Medical Centre Christian Fellowship (MCCF) at the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), 20/01/2017 to 15/12/2017
    • Conducting Sunday School classes for Pre-schoolers at a local church every Sunday morning during term time. Also the superintendent for this local church's Sunday School., 08/01/2017 to 19/11/2017
    • Serving as an Administrative Leader (AL) in the Kuala Lumpur Evening Women (KLEW) class of the BSF International in Malaysia (Feb-Nov 2016), which meets weekly for training and class during term time (30 weeks per year)., 02/02/2016 to 15/11/2016
    • Organised annual 3-day Adventurers Bible Camp for 7-11 year old children during the year-end school holiday, 24/11/2015 to 26/11/2015
    • Conducted training workshops for the teachers and students (Year-7 to Year 10) of an international school in Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia., 12/06/2015 to 16/06/2015
    • Serving as a Children's Leader (CL) for Level 2 (9-10 years old) on the study of The Life of Moses (2-h weekly sessions for 30 weeks) in the Kuala Lumpur Evening Women (KLEW) class of the BSF International in Malaysia., 10/02/2015 to 17/11/2015
    • Conducted monthly Bible Study classes for members of Medical Centre Christian Fellowship (MCCF) at the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) , 09/01/2015 to 04/12/2015
    • Organised annual 3-day Adventurers Bible Camp for 7-11 year old children during the year-end school holiday , 25/11/2014 to 27/11/2014
    • Playing host to four WHO visitors from Sri Lanka and explaining to them about our PBL in the MBBS programme. , 24/11/2014 to 28/11/2014
    • Mentoring a PhD student at the University of Liverpool through the Liverpool University Alumni., 09 Jun 2014
    • Interviewing applicants for admission to MBBS programme at UM, 24/05/2014 to 24/05/2014
    • Participated in the 2014 UM Staff Games ("Kejohanan Sukan Staf UM 2014", 31 Mar-4 Jun 2014) for ping-pong mixed team event (31 Mar-4 Apr 2014), and got the bronze medal (2nd runner up)., 31/03/2014 to 04/04/2014
    • Serving as a Children's Leader (CL) for Level 4 (12-14 years old) on the study of The Gospel According to Matthew (2-h weekly sessions for 30 weeks) in the Kuala Lumpur Evening Women (KLEW) class of the BSF International in Malaysia. , 25/02/2014 to 04/11/2014
    • Organised annual 3-day Adventurers Bible Camp for 7-11 year old children during the year-end school holiday , 19/11/2013 to 21/11/2013
    • Serving as a Children's Leader (CL) for Level 3 (10-11 years old) on the study of Genesis in the Kuala Lumpur Evening Women (KLEW) class of the BSF International in Malaysia , 05/02/2013 to 29/10/2013
    • Serving as a Children's Leader (CL) for Level 4 (12-14 years old) on the study of The Acts of Apostles in the Kuala Lumpur Evening Women (KLEW) class of the BSF International in Malaysia , 14/04/2012 to 13/11/2012
    • Organised annual 3-day Adventurers Bible Camp for 7-11 year old children during the school holidays, 22/11/2011 to 24/11/2011
    • Represented Universiti Malaya at the 36th Inter-Varsity Staff Games (8-20 Jul 2011) for ping pong mixed team event (12-14 Jul), UTeM, Melaka., 12/07/2011 to 14/07/2011
    • Represented Universiti Malaya at the "Kejohanan Sukan Persatuan Badan Berkanun Malaysia Ke 7" (7-14 May 2011)for ping pong mixed team event (8-12 May), UMT, Terangganu., 08/05/2011 to 12/05/2011
    • Serving as a Children's Leader (CL) for Level 3 (10-11 years old) on the study of Isaiah in the Kuala Lumpur Evening Women (KLEW) class of the BSF International in Malaysia, 15/02/2011 to 01/11/2011
    • Organised annual 3-day Adventurers Bible Camp for 7-11 year old children during the school holidays, 30/11/2010 to 02/12/2010
    • Represented Universiti Malaya at the 35th Inter-Varsity Staff Games (16-26 Jun 2010) for ping pong mixed team event (19-24 Jun), USM, Penang., 19/06/2010 to 24/06/2010
    • Serving as a Discussion Leader (DL) on the study of John's Gospel in the Kuala Lumpur Evening Women (KLEW) class of the BSF International in Malaysia, 02/02/2010 to 02/11/2010
    • Serving as a Discussion Leader (DL) on the study of The Life of Moses in the Kuala Lumpur Evening Women (KLEW) class of the BSF International in Malaysia, 17/02/2009 to 17/11/2009
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • PhD confirmation defence: "Venomics of the Major Asiatic Kraits (Bungarus sp.) and Antivenom Neutralization of the Venom Toxicity" by Angeline Oh Mei Feng. , 2017 to 2017 (Project)
  • Reviewed a manuscript (MS: 1353615276134983) for BioMed Central (BMC) Medical Education., 2015 to 2015 (Article in Journal)
  • PhD thesis entitled "Modeling and simulation approach towards quality use of antiepileptic drugs in adult Malaysian patients with epilepsy", 2015 to 2015 (Thesis)
  • One of the international consultant panel members for the Journal of Medical Education , 2013 to 2015 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewed 1 manuscript for the Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, Jun 2011, 2011 to 2011 (Article in Journal)
  • Pharmacology subject in MBBS Year 2 Examination at the Melaka-Manipal Medical College (MMMC; Manipal campus, India), 17-21 Feb 2010 , 2010 to 2010 (Undergraduate Medical Examination)
  • Reviewed one manuscript for ASEAN Journal on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AJTLHE), Apr-June 2010 , 2010 to 2010 (Article in Journal)
  • B.Med.Sc dissertation entitled "The role of perivascular adiposity in aortic tissue reactivity: the influence of diabetic age" by Miss Rowena Devi Solayar (MBBS, M0708168), 5-25 Nov 2010, 2010 to 2010 (Thesis)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) Programme for Semester 1 to Semester 6 examinations at the International Medical University (IMU), Aug 2010 - Jul 2013 , 2010 to 2013 (Undergraduate university examination)
  • Planning conference programme and evaluating abstracts for the 6th Congress of Asia Medical Education Association, IMU, Kuala Lumpur, 23-26 Mar 2011 , 2010 to 2011 (Abstracts)
  • MBBS End-of-Semester 3 examinations at the International Medical University (IMU), 31 Dec 2009 - 7 Jan 2010 , 2009 to 2010 (Undergraduate Medical Examination)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Research collaboration and exchange of expertise and resources in medical education, Malaysian Medical Educators Network (MEdNet), 2016 (National)
  • Faculty Development and Research collaboration, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 2016 (University)
  • International Advisory Board (IAB) for APJC-PBL, Asia Pacific Joint Conference on Problem-based Learning, 2014 (International)
  • Research collaboration, University of Malaya Faculty of Medicine and Biotechnology Research Centre of MARDI, 2014 (National)
  • Research collaboration, University of Malaya Venom and Toxin Research Group (VTRG) in Malaysia and University of Colombo researcher in Sri Lanka, 2014 (International)
  • Research collaboration, University of Malaya Venom and Toxin Research Group in Malaysia and Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute Researchers in Thailand, 2014 (International)
  • To provide expert opinions on original works submitted for publication in medical education field - As reviewer of manuscripts, Annals Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2006 (International)
  • This is a collaboration between researchers (A Tocino and G Gomex-Dacal) from Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, and Malaysia (SM Sim and Nor Azila Mohd Adnan), Research collaboration, 2006 (International)
  • coordinate the organisation of conferences and provide resources for training workshops in PBL facilitation and case development in the Asia-Pacific region, Asia-Pacific Association of Problem-Based Learning in Health Sciences, Malaysia, 2002 (International)
  • This is a collaboration between researchers from Nigeria (JC Aguiyi), Italy (E Marinello and R Guerranti) and Malaysia (NH Tan and SM Sim) in the pharmacological studies on the protective effects of Mucuna pruriens seed extract, Research collaboration, 2002 (International)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • University of Malaya Eco-Campus Standing Committee (UMECS) to help improve the UI GreenMetric World University ranking , University of Malaya, 2017 - 2018 (Committee Member)
  • Visiting professor and trainer on certain aspects of medical education for Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), 2016 - 2016 (Consultant )
  • One of the International Advisory Board (IAB) members who advises on the organisation of the biennial APJC-PBL, Asia-Pacific Joint Conference on Problem-based Learning (APJC-PBL), 2008 - Present,2015 (Expert Advisor)
  • Training medical students to develop good prescribing Skills , Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya , 2007 - present, 2015 (Project Leader)
  • Serve as a member of Task Force 1 (curricular philosophy) and Task Force 5 (teaching-learning and assessment) for the BDS Curriculum Review Committee, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya , 2004 - 2009 (Committee Member)
  • Organised pre-congress hands-on training workshop of PBL facilitators and case writers in Physiology, Federation of Asian and Oceanian Physiological Societies (FAOPS) , 2002 - 2002 (Committee Member)
  • In-house training for Year-I medical students (MBBS programme) on problem-based learning, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya , 2000, 2015 - present (Trainer)
  • In-house training of PBL facilitators and case writers, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya , 2000 - present, 2015 (Trainer)
  • Coordinate training workshops on drug metabolism research, Regional Drug Metabolism Committee , 1986 - 1994 (Country Coordinator)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Anugerah Akademik Negara (AAN) Ke-10 Bagi Anugerah Pengajaran (Kelompok Sains Kesihatan), Ministry of Higher Education, 2017 (EDUCATION)
    • UM EXCELLENCE AWARD, NAIB CANSELOR, 2015 (CERTIFICATE)
    • University of Malaya Excellence Awards 2015 (Category: Teaching), University of Malaya, 2015 (SPECIAL)
    • Best Poster (1st Prize), The Golden Helix Symposia 2015, 2015 (RESEARCH)
    • KHIDMAT SETIA 30 AWARD, , 2014 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Successful accreditation of Animal Experimental Unit and Satellite Facilities, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Association of Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International, 2014 (RESEARCH)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2010 (CERTIFICATE)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2007 (CERTIFICATE)
    • FAIMER Institute 2007 Fellowship, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) Institute, Philadelphia, USA, 2007 (RESEARCH)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2006 (CERTIFICATE)
    • Silver Award (Fundamental Research Category, Poster), University of Malaya Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition, 18 20 July 2006, 2006 (SPECIAL)
    • One of the Three Best Oral Presentations at the 19th Scientific Meeting of the MSPP, Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), 2004 (SPECIAL)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2003 (CERTIFICATE)
    • World Bank Fellowship for a study-visit on Problem-based Learning in the University of New Mexico, United States of America,, World Bank, 2002 (SPECIAL)
    • Gold Award (poster category), University of Malaya Research Output Exhibition, 31 July 3 Aug 2001, 2001 (SPECIAL)
    • First prize for the Best Abstract (oral presentation) at the 12th Scientific Meeting of the MSPP, Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), 1997 (SPECIAL)
    • JSPS Fellowship for a study-visit on pharmacokinetics in the Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), 1994 (SPECIAL)
    • Best Lecturer's award in the Year II category for 1994/95, Dental Society, University of Malaya, 1994 (SPECIAL)
    • Best Lecturer's award in the Paraclinical category for 1994/95, Medical Society, University of Malaya, 1994 (SPECIAL)
    • Best Lecturer's award in the Paraclinical category for 1991/92, Medical Society, University of Malaya, 1991 (SPECIAL)
    • Best Lecturer's award in the Paraclinical category for 1989/90, Medical Society, University of Malaya, 1989 (SPECIAL)
    • Best Lecturer's award in the Year II category for 1989/90, Dental Society, University of Malaya, 1989 (SPECIAL)
    • Best Lecturer's award in the Paraclinical category for 1986/87, Medical Society, University of Malaya, 1987 (SPECIAL)
    • Overseas Research Students (ORS) Award (1980-1982), Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the United Kingdom, 1982 (SPECIAL)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • BFM Health & Living - self-medication and over-medication, BFM, 01/03/2018 to 01/03/2018 (National)
    • National Advisory Committee (NAC) for Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), 01/12/2017 to 01/12/2019 (National)
    • Faculty of Medicine Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (FOM-IACUC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 01/12/2017 to 01/12/2019 (National)
    • External Examiner for MBBS Professional Examination II (Year 2) - MBBS Batch 21 (August 2015 intake), AIMST University, 01/12/2017 to 01/12/2017 (National)
    • Faculty of Medicine Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (FOM-IACUC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 01/12/2017 to 01/12/2019 (National)
    • Expert/Facilitator for Publication Workshop in group-based assessment theme, Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC), 01/12/2017 to 01/12/2017 (National)
    • External Examiner for MBBS Professional Examination II (Year 2) - MBBS Batch 20 (August 2014 intake), AIMST University, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016 (National)
    • External examiner for the Year 1 & 2 Final Exam Semester 2 of the undergraduate medical programme at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 01/03/2015 to 01/03/2015 (National)
    • Internal Examiner of thesis at the Board of Examiners' Meeting for PhD candidate - Yeap Li Ling (MHA120050) , University of Malaya, 01/12/2015 to 01/12/2015 (National)
    • Reviewed a manuscript (MS: 1353615276134983) for BioMed Central (BMC) Medical Education. , BioMed Central (BMC) Medical Education , 01/12/2015 to 01/12/2015 (International)
    • Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Health and Translational Medicine, formerly known as the Journal of University of Malaya Medical Centre (JUMMEC) , University of Malaya, 01/12/2014 to 01/12/2016 (National)
    • External Examiner in Pharmacology for MBBS - Phase I, Stage II Examination of the Melaka-Manipal Twinning Program, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), 01/03/2010 to 01/03/2010 (National)
    • External Examiner in Pharmacology for MBBS - Phase I, Stage II Examination of the Melaka-Manipal Twinning Program, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), 01/03/2010 to 01/03/2010 (National)
    • External examiner in Pharmacology for MBBS-Phase 1 Stage 2 of the Melaka-Manipal twinning program , Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), 01/03/2008 to 01/03/2008 (National)
    • External examiner for a PhD candidate from the Department of Pharmacy, International Medical University (IMU)., International Medical University, 01/03/2013 to 01/03/2013 (National)
    • External examiner in Pharmacology for MBBS-Phase 1 Stage 2 of the Melaka-Manipal twinning program, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal campus), 01/03/2012 to 01/03/2012 (National)
    • Board of Studies - Master of Health Professions Education, International Medical University (IMU), 01/01/2011 to 01/01/2014 (International)
    • Chief External Examiner for the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) programme at IMU for intake BP1/10, International Medical University, 01/04/2010 to 01/04/2013 (International)
    • Editorial Board Member of the Journal of University of Malaya Medical Centre (JUMMEC), University of Malaya, 01/12/2008 to 01/12/2011 (National)
    • Scientific subcommittee in the Organisation of the 6th Congress of Asian Medcial Education Association (AMEA) , International Medical University (IMU) jointly with Asian Medical Education Association (AMEA), 01/04/2010 to 01/04/2011 (International)
    • External examiner for Bachelor of Medical Sciences Programme (Hons) Intake 1/2011 by thesis (candidate: Chan Wei Ric), International Medical University (IMU), 01/04/2011 to 01/04/2011 (International)
    • Reviewer for manuscript 11088 submitted to a refereed academic journal, Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 01/04/2011 to 01/04/2011 (International)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • 1) Principles of Assessment; 2) Multiple choice questions (MCQ); 3) Constructing MCQs (hands-on); 4) Introduction to Item analysis; 5) Interpreting item analysis reports (hands-on), One-Best Answer (OBA) Writing workshop, 08/03/2018 to 08/03/2018, Faculty of Medicine, SEGi University (Kota Damansara Campus) (University)
  • 1) Introduction on Prescribing Skills training workshop at UM; 2) Conducting the expert stations - training basic skills for rational prescribing; 3: Developing cases for the six steps of rational prescribing process, Prescribing Skills training of trainers workshop, 07/02/2018 to 07/02/2018, Faculty of Medicine, UiTM (University)
  • PBL CASE WRITING WORKSHOP 1/2016: PART 2, FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR JANUARY 2016, 19/01/2016 to 19/01/2016, Department of Medical Education, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (University)
  • PBL CASE WRITING WORKSHOP 1/2016: PART 1, FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR JANUARY 2016, 14/01/2016 to 14/01/2016, Department of medical Education, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (University)
  • HOW TO TEACH PRESCRIBING SKILLS, FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR JANUARY 2016, 13/01/2016 to 13/01/2016, Department of Medical Education, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (University)
  • HOW TO FACILITATE CLINICAL REASONING, FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR JANUARY 2016, 11/01/2016 to 11/01/2016, Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (University)
  • HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING (PBL) FACILITATOR, FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR JANUARY 2016, 08/01/2016 to 08/01/2016, Department of Medical Education, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (University)
  • Animal studies at the bench failed at bedside - Why?, 29th Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), 24/08/2015 to 24/08/2015, Malaysian Society Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP) jointly with Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) (International)
  • Enhancing problem-based learning: When is a problem not a problem?, Medical Education Seminar series, 02/07/2015 to 02/07/2015, Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, (University)
  • Lecture 1: IACUC Policies and Lecture 2: The 3Rs & Alternatives, Responsible Care and Use of Lab Animal Course (RCULAC), 26/05/2015 to 26/05/2015, Animal Experimental Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (University)
  • Facilitating PBL Sessions 1 & 2 in UM Medical Programme (UMMP), Orientation for PBL tutors in UMMP Blocks 2, 4, 6, 7, 9 & 11, 08/05/2015 to 21/12/2015, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, UM (University)
  • (1) IACUC Policies, (2) The 3Rs and Alternatives, Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Course (RCULAC), 21/01/2014 to 21/01/2014, Animal Experimental Unit (AEU), University of Malaya (University)
  • Medical and Health Education Research, Workshop on Community-based Research, 24/11/2012 to 24/11/2012, International Medical University (University)
  • (4) Designing triggers for PBL, ADeC workshop series on Problem-based Learning , 01/03/2012 to 01/03/2012, ADeC, UM (University)
  • Interprofessional Education Forum, Interprofessional Education for collaborative practice - where do we start?, 03/11/2011 to 03/11/2011, Malaysian Association of Education in Medical and Health Sciences (MAEMHS) jointly with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) (National)
  • (1) Introduction to the Concept and Process of Problem-based Learning; (2) Working through a PBL case; (3) Tips on PBL facilitation , An Introduction to Problem-based Learning (PBL) - Workshop, 16/06/2011 to 16/06/2011, SEGi University College (University)
  • How to approach the difficult concepts in teaching: Interactions between Drugs and Cellular Transport Mechanisms in Pharmacology, 1st Refresher course on Physiology and Pharmacology Teaching, 24/05/2011 to 24/05/2011, Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology jointly with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) (National)
  • Role of Problem-Based Learning Tutor, ADeC workshop on Teaching and Learning, 27/04/2011 to 27/04/2011, Academic Development Centre (ADeC), University of Malaya (University)
  • Symposium: PBL is not suitable for Asian Students (Opposing the motion), 6th Congress of the Asian Medical Education Association (AMEA), 23/03/2011 to 26/03/2011, International Medical University (IMU) jointly with the Asian Medical Education Association (AMEA) (International)
  • PBL at University of Malaya (1999-2009) - a waste of time?, 1st Asia-Pacific Joint PBL Conference 2010, 22/10/2010 to 24/10/2010, FuJen Catholic University jointly with Taiwan Association of Medical Education (International)
  • Tutoring PBL - from coaching to watching, 1st Asia-Pacific Joint PBL Conference 2010 , 22/10/2010 to 22/10/2010, FuJen Catholic University jointly with Taiwan Association of Medical education (International)
  • (1) Briefing of facilitators (and other lecturers) on conducting student PBL training sessions; (2) Briefing to students on PBL Process, Problem Based Learning Workshop 2010 (for training medical students and tutors from all disciplines) , 21/07/2010 to 23/07/2010, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences jointly with CALM, UNIMAS (University)
  • (1) Introduction to PBL (Concepts & Process); (2) Working Through a Case: Appreciating student s role; (3) Hands-on as facilitators , PBL Tutor Training Workshop for dental and other health professionals, 22/01/2010 to 23/01/2010, Faculty of Dentistry, UiTM, Shah Alam (University)
  • Assessment of outcomes in Malaysian medical schools a dream or reality?, 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Medical Education, 10/02/2007 to 11/02/2007, National University of Singapore (International)
  • ASSESSMENT - Lessons Learnt from UM Medical Curriculum, Seminar for Dental Faculty Curriculum Review Committee, 21/12/2006, Dental Faculty Curriculum Review Committee (University)
  • Assessment Methods, Seminar for Dental Faculty Curriculum Review Committee, 26/09/2005, Dental Faculty Curriculum Review Committee (University)
  • EVENT ORGANISER
  • Scientific Committee, Faculty of Medicine Research Week 2015, 11/05/2015 to 15/05/2015, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (National)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • How well can we bridge the gap between Pharmacology lectures and bedside prescribing?, the Association for Medical Education in Europe Conference (AMEE 2010), 04/09/2010 to 08/09/2010, the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) (International)
  • Filling the gap: from Pharmacology lectures to bedside prescribing , 7th International Medical Education Conference (IMEC-2010), 24/03/2010 to 26/03/2010, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (International)
  • How Prepared are Our Medical Students to Take on Prescribing Responsibilities upon Graduation?, The Association for Medical Education in Europe Conference (AMEE 2009) , 29/08/2009 to 02/09/2009 (International)
  • Effect of ribavirin on dTTP pool and zidovudine phosphorylation in U937 cells, 16th Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Association (FAPA), 01/05/1997 (International)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • An Indian polyvalent antivenom protects against the Naja kaouthia (monocellate cobra) venom-induced neuromuscular blockade and reverses the cardio-depressant effect in isolated tissue preparations, Golden Helix Symposia 2015 (Next-generation pharmacogenomics), 11/03/2015 to 13/03/2015, University of Malaya jointly with The GoldenHelix Foundation (International)
  • Effect of Mucuna pruriens pretreatment on the actions of Naja naja sputatrix (Malayan cobra) venom on rat aortic rings and spontaneously beating rat atria, 10th Southeast Asian Western Pacific Regional Meeting of Pharmacologists (SEAWP-RMP) jointly with 41st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists (ASCEPT), 03/12/2007 to 06/12/2007 (International)
  • Effect of pretreatment with Mucuna pruriens seed extract on the pharmacological effects of Naja naja sputatrix (Malayan cobra) venom in rats. 05-07-2006, 15th World Congress of Pharmacology (IUPHAR 2006), 02/07/2006 to 07/07/2006 (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • Examples from the Field - Malaysia (University of Malaya), 75th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2015, 01/11/2015
  • English for Scientific Writing, Department of Pharmacology Journal Club Seminar Series, 22/04/2015 to 22/04/2015, Department of Pharmacology Journal Club (University)
  • Orientation/Training for PBL Tutors in UMMP Block 3, Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in University of Malaya Medical Programme (UMMP), 25/03/2014 to 02/04/2014, Medical Education Research and Development Unit (MERDU) (University)
  • OTHERS
  • (1) Concept and Process of PBL, (2) PBL Thinking Tools, PBL tutor training Workshop for UMMP programme, 11/08/2015 to 13/08/2015, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (University)
  • Symposium 1 (Drug Discovery), FOM Research Week, 11/05/2015 to 15/05/2015, Departments of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, UM (University)
  • Teaching Workshop Session 1: Making Pharmacology teaching relevant to clinical practice - Training towards good prescribing , 26th Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), 18-20 May 2012, 18/05/2012 to 18/05/2012, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, USM, jointly with Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP) (National)
  • Facilitating PBL Session 2 in UM Medical Programme (UMMP), Orientation for PBL tutors in UMMP Block 10,   to 10/06/2015, MERDU, Faculty of Medicine, UM (University)