Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. SHARON KAUR A/P GURMUKH SINGH


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Committee Member of Ethics Committee of the Malaysian Medical Council, National, 19/09/2017 to 18/09/2020
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PHD, LAW, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, UK
  • MA, ARTS, KING'S COLLEGE, LONDON
  • LLB(HONS), LAIN-LAIN, UNIVERSITY OF WALES, CARDIFF, UK
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • APPLIED ETHICS(INCL. BIOETHICS AND ENVIRONMENTAK ETHICS) (Research Ethics )
  • (Medical Law)
  • Medical Ethics
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Voo, T. C., Kaur, S., & Rajaraman, N. Ethical medical repatriation of guest workers: Criteria and challenges. Developing World Bioethics (ISI-Indexed)
    2019
    • Chee, YK; Gurmukh Singh, SK & Tay, PS. The Need to Address Legal Ambiguity on Conceiving Saviour Siblings in Malaysia (2019) 8 Health Policy and Technology 278-281 (ISI-Indexed)
    2017
    • Agarwal, P., & Kaur, S. (2017). Pharmaceutical Promotion and Its Influence on Prescription Behavior: Ethical Issues and Legal Framework in India. Asian Bioethics Review, 1-13. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • S Kaur, P Tambyah, S Menon, S.M. Lee, S.W. Low Shiong Wen, T.C. Voo Teck Chuan, Case Study on a Migrant Worker with a Non-Work Related Illness: Legal and Ethical Issues SMA News (published Dec 2017) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2015
    • Kaur, S., Balan, S.¬†2015.¬†Towards a balanced approach to identifying conflicts of interest faced by institutional review boards¬†Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics (ISI-Indexed)
    • Sharon Kaur. "Rather Than Responding to the Past, Shape the Future Instead." The American Journal of Bioethics 15, no. 6 (2015): 61-63. (ISI-Indexed)
    2014
    • Kaur, S., Choy, C. Y. 2014. ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN CLINICAL TRIALS: A CRITIQUE OF THE ICH-GCP GUIDELINE Developing World Bioethics. (Tier 1, Impact Factor = 1.457) (ISI-Indexed)
    2013
    • Kaur, Sharon. "How IRBs make decisions: should we worry if they disagree?." Journal of medical ethics 39.4 (2013): 230-230 (ISI-Indexed)
    Book
    2016
    • National Research Council of the National Academies (2016). Panduan Penjagaan dan Pengunaan Haiwan Makmal. (Jawatankuasa Institusi Penjagaan dan Pengunaan Haiwan, Universiti Malaya, Trans.). Penerbit Universiti Malaya: Kuala Lumpur (original work published 2011)
    Book Chapter
    2015
    • Khaw LT & Kaur S. 2015. The Role of the Ruler in Protecting and Promoting Human Rights. In Mohd Anuar bin Zaini (ed). His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Shah: Reflections and Recollections, pp. 136-144. RNS Publications
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of SIngapore, 2017 (International)
  • International Visiting Scholar, The Hastings Center, New York, USA, 2004 (International)
  • Consultant, Health & Pharmaceuticals Programme, Consumers International Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, 2002 (International)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Institute for Health Law, Law School, Loyola University, Chicago, USA, 1999 (International)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Institute for Health Law, Law School, Loyola University, Chicago, USA, 1998 (International)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Malaysian Medical Council Ethics Committee, Malaysian Medical Council , 2009 - 2012 (Committee Member)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2012
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Writing background paper for Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (GFBR) 2018 and independent observations and recommendations for GFBR three year review, Wellcome Trust, 01/03/2018 to 01/03/2018 (International)
    • Amendment of the Human Tissues Act 1971, Ministry of Health, 01/11/2000 to 01/11/2002 (National)
    • Consultant to Health & Pharmaceuticals Programme, Consumers International, Consumers International Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, 01/12/2002 to 01/12/2002 (International)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • Euthanasia-Does Individual Autonomy Outweigh Social Ethics? (Panel Discussion), Medicine & Law: The Necessities, Conflicts and Liabilities, 07/11/2012 to 08/12/2012 (National)
  • PRESENTER
  • Biobanking research in lower and middle income countries: building trustworthy systems, 14th World Congress of Bioethics , 05/12/2018 to 07/12/2018, International Association of Bioethics (International)
  • Valuing Human Life, 2nd Annual Postgraduate Conference in Bioethics, 30/07/2007 to 31/07/2007, Wellcome Trust, Centre for Research in Arts, Social Science and Humanities, Cambridge University (National)
  • OTHERS
  • Malaysian Country Report, International Conference on Health Research and Access to Medicines in Asia and the Western Pacific, 14/12/2004, Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific (International)
  • Should Donors be Paid? A Legal Viewpoint, 8th Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Transplantation, 06/08/2004, Malaysian Society of Transplantation (National)
  • Framework of a National Health Care Policy, Laos National Seminar on Consumer Protection and Competition Policy and Law, 15/11/2002, Consumers International and UNCTAD (International)
  • A Review of Malaysian Laws Affecting Children, 23rd Malaysian Paediatric Association Congress, Pre-Congress Workshop, 30/08/2001, Malaysian Paediatric Association (National)
  • Who Should Decide for Persons Lacking Capacity to Consent?, 3rd National Medico-Legal Conference, Malaysia, 02/06/2001, Malaysian Medico-Legal Association (National)
  • Organ Transplants Current Legal Regime, the Way Forward, 2nd National Medico-Legal Conference, Malaysia, 01/04/2000, Malaysian Medico-Legal Association (National)
  • Medico-legal Aspects of Obstetrics and Gynecology, XVI Asian and Oceanic Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 01/06/1998, Asian and Oceanic Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (International)