PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. LOH EE CHIN

Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
 
  loheechin@um.edu.my
 Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Academy of medicine of Malaysia, Member, 2011, (National)
  • INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE, Active Member, 2013, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Supervisor, Ibnu Sina Residential College, Deputy Vice Chancellor(Student Affairs), 01/02/2011 to 01/08/2011
  • Coordinator, University Malaya, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018 (DENGUE COURSE COORDINATOR AND COMMITTEE MEMBER OF DENGUE TASK FORCE)
  • Training Section Manager, University Malaya, 01/03/2017 to 01/03/2019 (Training DNR CPR Committee)
  • committee member, Faculty, 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017 (UMMC CPR DNR committee member)
  • Ipta Quality Assurance Section Manager, University Malaya, 12/07/2011 to 12/07/2012 (coordinator for MSQH standard 6 patient and family right)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Palliative Medicine (palliative medicine)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2017
  • Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health Online Early MJPCH-04-23-2017 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Tan SB, Ng JH, Lau XR, Mah ZL, Lim EJ, et al. The ABCDE of good care: A thematic analysis on the art of caring for terminally ill patients in Malaysia. Adv Mod Oncol Res 2017; 3(S1): 65–72. http://dx.doi.org/10.18282/amor. v3.is1.210. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Hasima, Che Zarrina & Loh Ee Chin, “Peranan Spiritual dalam Rawatan Paliatif,” Afkar Vol. 19 Issue 2 (2017): 107-142 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Hing (Wong) A, Chin LE, Ping TL, Peng NK, Kun LS. Clinical impact of education provision on determining advance care planning decisions among end stage renal disease patients receiving regular hemodialysis in university malaya medical centre. Indian J Palliat Care 2016;22:437-45. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan SB., Fazlina A.,Lam CL., Loh E.C.,Zainal N.Z., Ng C.G.,Yee H.A., Lee M.L.,Boey CM.2016. Distress Reduction for Palliative Care Patients and Families With 5-Minute Mindful Breathing: A Pilot Study. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. 33(6); 555-560. DOI: 10.1177/1049909115569048 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Loh EC (2015) Observed Experiences: Cultural Differences in Caring for Dying Patients in Malaysia. Int Arch Nurs Health Care 1:006 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

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-Indexed)

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-Indexed)
  • 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-Indexed)
  • 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-Indexed)
  • 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-Indexed)

2012
  • Siddiqua Aamir1*, Nor Zuraida2, Ee Chin Loh3 and Teng Seng Beng3 Correlation between anxiety, depression, family functioning and quality of life, in palliative care cancer patients International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences ISSN: 2167-0404 Vol. 2 (10), pp. 204-208, October, 2012. � International Scholars Journals (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • 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-Indexed)

2011
  • E.C.Loh,C.N.Chin¿The use of orodispersible olanzapine in the management of terminal delirium in palliative care¿ The Journal of the European College of Neuro- psychopharmacology volume 21 supplement 3 September 2011 ISSN 0924-977X 21[S3]S183-S668 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • 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-Indexed)
Others

2016
  • ASEAN SLEEP NEWSLETTER NEWS / OPINIONS / INSIGHTS 

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


  • The Living Experiences of HIV patients who are on Antiretroviral Therapy: Exploring the Perception of Living and Dying, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, NONE, (National)
  • The Living Experiences of Patients and Caregivers with Parkinson Disease, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, NONE, (National)
  • Palliative care in patients with Motor Neuron Disease, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, NONE, (National)
  • development of prognostic epigenetics marker for ALS, Co-Investigator, 2016 - 2017, Private Funding, (International)
  • A Focus Group Discussion with Clinicians about Perceptions, Practice and Barriers in Advance Care Planning, Co-Investigator, 2016 - 2018, NONE, (National)
  • living with life limiting illnesses, the experience of patients and care givers, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • training on dengue classification, 2018-2018, The Infection and Tropical Diseases Working Group Working Group of the Indonesian Pediatric Society
  • technical assistance to WHO and Cambodian National Dengue Control Program in revising the national dengue case management guidelines, 2017-2017, WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION AND CAMBODIAN NATIONAL CENTER FOR PARASITOLOGY, ENTOMOLOGY AND MALARIA CONSORTIUM
  • Short Term Consultancy to provide technical support to the Ministry of Health of the Lao People's Democratic Republic under the supervision of the WHO Representative and in coordination with the Lao Ministry of Health, 3-17 Dec 2013 in Laos, 2013-2013, Ministry of Health of the Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • WHO Technical assistance towards communication in dengue case management in Lao PDR, 2-13 Aug 2011, 2011-2011, WHO Lao Country Office

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Surat Penghargaan, University Malaya Medical Center, 2017, (Private)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2014, (University)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Management of Fungating Wounds in Terminally Ill Patients , The Inaugural Asia Pacific Wound Care Congress 2012 , 2012-06-22 to 2012-06-24, Malaysian Society of Wound Care Professionals
  • Communication Skill, KURSUS INTENSIF PROGRAM SARJANA PERUBATAN (PERUBATAN DALAMAN) BAHAGIAN II DI JABATAN PERUBATAN, PUSAT PERUBATAN UKM, 2012-09-03 to 2012-09-03, Jabatan Perubatan, Pusat Perubatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, (University)
  • conservative treatment of end stage renal failure: who and how?, 10th NKF annual dialysis meeting, 2012-10-12 to 2012-10-14, National Kidney Foundation Malaysia, (National)
  • effective communication skills, kursus medical-legal, 2012-11-29 to 2012-11-29, jabatan kesihatan negeri selangor, (National)
  • palliative care, Malaysian Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education Program (Malaysian ETNEP) , 2013-03-04 to 2013-05-26, MALAYSIAN ENTEROSTOMAL THERAPY NURSES ASSOCIATION (METNA), (International)
  • anticipatory grief and spiritual care, paediatrics palliative care lecture series and case study conference, 2013-04-25 to 2013-04-25, Institute of paediatrics hospital Kuala Lumpur, (National)
  • Palliative care for MND Patients, 24thth Annual Scientific Meeting of Malaysia Society of neuroscience, 2013-06-14 to 2013-03-16, Malaysian Society of neurosciences, (National)
  • palliative care in patients on dialysis, Quality in dialysis conference, 2014-02-19 to 2014-02-20, MALAYSIA SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY, (National)
  • SUPPORT THE INVOLVED FAMILY, END OF LIFE CARE SYMPOSIUM, 2014-04-23 to  , INSTITUTE JANTUNG NEGARA, (National)
  • Communication in paediatric palliative care, Bengkel Paediatric Palliative Care, 2014-05-27 to 2014-05-28, Fakulti Perubatan dan Sains Kesihatan UNlVERSITI SULIAN ZAINAL ABiOII{, (National)
  • PALLIATIVE CARE IN NEUROLOGY DISEASES, 11th MALAYSIAN HOSPICE CONGRESS, 2014-06-20 to 2014-06-22, PERSATUAN HOSPICE NEGERI SEMBILAN, (National)
  • Advance care planning in ESRD patients, how to plan for it? , 30th Annual Congress of Malaysian Society of Nephrology 2014, 2014-06-20 to 2014-01-22, MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY, (National)
  • supporting the involved family, end of life care symposium, 2014-08-23 to 2014-08-23, institute jantung negara, (National)
  • communication in palliative care, ethical and spiritual issues in palliative care, introduction to palliative care, 2014-09-02 to 2014-09-04, yayasan orang kurang upaya
  • pain control, palliative care workshop, 2016-01-28 to 2016-01-28, HOSPITAL ENCHE BESAR HAJJAH KHALSOM KLUANG JOHOR
  • HISTORY TAKING AND COMMUNICATION IN DENGUE MANAGEMENT, A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO DENGUE MANAGEMENT, 2016-07-29 to 2016-07-30, PAEDIATRIC DEPARTMENT UM, (International)
  • PAIN ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT END OF LIFE CARE, BENGKEL PENJAGAAN PALLIATIF, 2016-08-01 to 2016-08-02, HOSPITAL MIRI SARAWAK, (STATE OF SARAWAK)
  • END OF LIFE CARE, SYMPTOM CONTROL, PALLIATIVE ONCOLOGY WORKSHOP, 2016-11-28 to 2016-11-28, Pusat Rawatan Onkologi, Hospital Sultan Ismail
  • LYMPHOEDEMA IN CANCER PATIENTS/ END OF LIFE CARE/ FEEDING AND NUTRITION, SYMPOSIUM PALLIATIVE CARE 2017, 2017-04-12 to 2017-04-13, HOSPITAL MIRI, (MIRI GENERAL HOSPITAL)
  • 1. PALLIATIVE CARE IN ALS 2. guides into the knowledge and experience in the daily caring of ALS patients, Comprehensive Diagnostic and Management of Neurodegenerative Diseases: Highlights on ALS and Sarasehan ALS Forum Indonesia, 2017-05-20 to 2017-05-20, ALS FOUNDATION INDONESIA AND SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ATMA JAYA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY, (International)
  • history taking and communication in dengue, A practical approach to dengue management workshop, 2017-09-08 to 2017-09-09, Jabatan paediatric University Malaya, (National)
  • Home Health Care in Malaysia, Home Health Care International Symosium, 2017-11-12 to 2017-11-12, Taiwan Medical Association, (International)
  • palliative care in Malaysia, Sarawak palliative care workshop, 2018-04-05 to 2018-04-06, Two three hospice and National cancer society Sarawak branch , (state of Sarawak)
  • PALLIATIVE CARE ASSESSMENT, GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT , SABAH PAEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE CARE WORKSHOP, 2018-04-23 to 2018-04-24, JABATAN PAEDIATRIC, (SABAH STATE)
  • SPIRITUALITY IN PALLIATIVE CARE, INTERFAITH APPROACH TO PALLIAITVE CARE, 2018-06-09 to 2018-06-09, World Community for Christian Meditation (Malaysia) , (National)
  • Palliative care for patients with motor neurone disease, 17th AOMC & 28th MSN Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 (AOMC-MSN 2018),, 2018-07-27 to 2018-07-29, Malaysian Society of Neurosciences, (International)
  • MINDFULNESS PALLIATIVE CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH MOTOR NEURON DISEASE , MALAYSIA HOSPICE CONGRESS, 2018-07-27 to 2018-07-28, PERSATUAN HOSPIS KEDAH, (National)
  • COMMUNICATION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP, 2018-07-30 to 2018-07-30, HOSPITAL SHAH ALAM, (HOSPITAL SHAH ALAM)
  • DO AND DO'NT OF HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS, PUBLIC AWARENESS AND VOLUNTEERS TRAINING IN PALLIATIVE CARE, 2018-09-07 to 2018-09-09, NATIONAL CANCER SOCIETY SIBU DISTRICT, (SIBU DISTRICT)
  • CARE OF PATIENTS WITH AMYOTROPIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS, CARE OF PATIENTS WITH AMYOTROPIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS, 2018-10-06 to 2018-10-06, ALS INDONESIA , (International)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • END OF LIFE CARE, PAIN MANAGEMENT, BENGKEL PENJAGAAN PALLIATIVE, 2016-08-01 to 2016-08-02, HOSPITAL MIRI SARAWAK
  • PALLIATIVE CARE, CANCER CARE CAMP, 2016-08-27 to 2016-08-28, National Cancer Society of Malaysia (Sibu District)
  • DNR ADVANCE CARE PLANNING, DNA CPR DECISION MAKING TRAINING MODULE, 2016-11-17 to 2016-11-17, QUALITY DEPARTMENT UNIVERSTITY MALAYA MEDICAL CENTER, (University)
  • PALLIATIVE CARE, SYMPTOM CONTROL, END OF LIFE CARE, SARAWAK PALLIATIVE CARE WORKSHOP, 2016-11-19 to 2016-11-20, NATIONAL CANCER SOCIETY SARAWAK
EVENT ORGANISER
  • care of the terminally ill and ethical practices, communication skills in the workplace, 2011-10-27 to 2100-10-27, department of medicine, (University)
  • MANAGING LATE STAGE NEURO-DEGENERATIVE DISEASE, ACADEMY OF MEDICINE ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING, 2015-04-10 to 2015-08-12, ACADEMY OF MEDICINE, (National)
  • NON INVASIVE VENTILATOR IN MOTOR NEURON DISEASE, NEUROPALLIATIVE WORKSHOP, 2015-04-16 to 2015-04-16, MALAYSIA HOSPICE COUNCIL
  • communication in advance care planning, ADVANCE CARE PLANNING WORKSHOP, 2017-06-19 to 2017-06-20, palliative unit, department of medicine, University Malaya, (University)
  • mindfulness, calming the body, MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP, 2017-08-28 to 2017-08-29, palliative care unit, dept of medicine, University Malaya, (National)
  • do and don'ts in communication, communication workshop, 2017-09-16 to 2017-09-17, palliative care unit, dept of medicine, University Malaya, (National)
  • PALLIATIVE CARE IN MOTOR NEURON DISEASE, THE LIFE OF A PERSON WITH MOTOR NEURON DISEASE, 2018-08-05 to 2018-08-05, PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE, (KLANG VALLEY)
POSTER
  • Disability profile and the factors affecting functional outcome in Malaysian Motor Neurone Disease population, International Meeting of Pan-Asian Consortium for Treatment and Research in ALS (PACTALS), 2018-07-20 to 2018-07-21, Academic Committee of PACTALS, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Management of breast cancer clinical practice guideline, ministry of health Malaysia, Academic of medicine Malaysia, Consultant, 2009-2010, (National)

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


  • a “Heart Academy” Seminar themed “The Life of a Person with MND” a video filming with the permission of UMMC in order to raise awareness and educate the public on this devastating illness. The filming will primarily focus on the life of a person with MND, healthcare and voluntary support available, (National), 05/08/2018 until 05/08/2018
  • 13TH MALAYSIAN HOSPICE COUNCIL CONGRESS 2018, (National), 27/07/2018 until 28/07/2018
  • COMPASSIONATE PRESENCE - Interfaith Approaches to Palliative Care, (Community), 09/06/2018 until 09/06/2018
  • Sabah paediatric palliative care workshop, (State), 23/04/2018 until 24/04/2018
  • Sarawak palliative care workshop in Kuching , (State), 05/04/2018 until 06/04/2018
  • Motor Neuron Disease Workshop, (Community), 27/01/2018 until 28/01/2018
  • Radio interview on care of patients with motor neuron disease , (State), 13/10/2017 until 13/10/2017
  • Mentor in International Alliance of Motor Neuron Disease, (International), 21/11/2016 until 06/12/2016
  • Motor Neuron Disease public forum in Alor Star, (Community), 15/10/2016 until 15/10/2016
  • PUBLIC TALK PAIN RELIEF AND MORPHINE ORGANISED BY CANCER SOCIETY OF MALAYSIA SIBU BRANCH, (Community), 26/08/2016 until 26/08/2016
  • talk in MND in UTAR, (Community), 17/08/2016 until 17/08/2016
  • NTV 7 INTERVIEW: CARE OF PATIENT WITH MOTOR NEURON DISEASE, (National), 13/06/2016 until 13/06/2016
  • medical adviser of Motor Neuron Disease Malaysia, (National), 01/01/2016 until 31/12/2016
  • FREE MEDICAL MISSION TO LAOS 2015, (International), 18/07/2015 until 20/12/2015
  • Board Member, Malaysia Hospice Council, (National), 10/06/2014 until 10/08/2014
  • Board member Malaysia Hospice Council, (National), 03/06/2012 until 03/06/2014
  • Medical advisor and council member,Assunta Palliative Care Center, (Community), 12/05/2012 until  

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Master Degree, Munira Elmi, living experiences and perception of HIV patients in Malaysia, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Ng Woon Fang, study of sleep architecture in patients with Motor Neuron Disease, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Albert Hing, Advance care planning in ESRF, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Navin Francis, Prospective Validation of the Prognosis in Palliative care Study (PiPs) Prognosticator in Terminally-ill, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Iskasymar Bin Itam@ismail, Who should involve in DNR decision making?, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Diana Katiman, DOCTORS PERCEPTION AND KNOWLEDGE ON OPIOID USE IN AN ACUTE HOSPITAL SETTING., 2010/2011

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Alexandra Lee Wharton Smith, Exploring the role of clinical practice guidelines in dengue case management at an urban hospital in Malaysia, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Hasimah Binti Chik, spiritual distress in palliative care patients, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Nor Aina Binti Mhd Khotib, Konsep Mati Otak Mengikut Pandangan Islam dan Perubatan: Penerimaan Pengamal Perubatan di Malaysia, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Eugene Tan Choon Li, MGF100011, 2014/2015
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • Cross section study of patients with Motor neuron Disease,functional and psychosocial assessment, 2012/2013, 1
  • stress in medical students, 2012/2013, 1
  • advance care planning in end stage renal failure, 2012/2013, 1
  • paraquat poisoning/ symptom analysis of palliative care patients, 2010/2011, 2

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


POST GRADUATE
  • MMED, 2014/2015(2), 10, 2
  • dentalproblems in palliative care, 2012/2013(3), 12, 2
  • dental problems in palliative care, 2012/2013(1), 14, 2
FIRST DEGREE
  • POP MED ORAL PRESENTATION, 2015/2016, 50, 2
  • CLINICAL BLOK 4, 2014/2015(1), 10, 2
  • dentistry, 2013/2014(1), 10, 2
  • dentistry, 2013/2014(1), 10, 2