Mr. Mark Cheong

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Contact Details

MPharm, MBA, MA, BCPS
Lecturer – Pharmacy

Office: Building 2, Level 5, Room 17
Tel: +603 5515 9679
Fax: +603 5514 6364
Email: cheong.wingloong@monash.edu

Mark Cheong joined Monash University Malaysia in 2016 as a Lecturer at the School of Pharmacy. His clinical experience includes several years as the senior clinical pharmacist for neurology and neurosurgery at the Institute of Neurosciences, Hospital Kuala Lumpur where he focused on the management of patients with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and Parkinsons Disease. Prior to joining Monash University Malaysia, he was Head of Clinical Operations (Malaysia) for DaVita Kidney Care, a global kidney care provider, where he worked on clinical quality outcomes, clinical staff training and infection control. He was also previously a hospital manager with the University Malaya Specialist Centre where he worked with senior physicians to develop innovative healthcare services. Mark is a pharmacist registered with the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia and a life member of the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) where he is also the Advisor to the MPS Young Pharmacist Chapter.

RESEARCH INTEREST

  1. Clinical Pharmacy
  2. Public Health
  3. Quality Outcomes in Healthcare
  4. Healthcare Management

(A)  SCHOLARLY JOURNALS

  1. Shanthi  Viswanathan,  Masita  Arip,  Norhazlin  Mustafa,  Mark Cheong Wing Loong et  al., “The Frequency of Anti-Aquaporin-4 Ig G Antibody in Neuromyelitis Optica and Its Spectrum Disorders at a Single Tertiary Referral Center in Malaysia,” Multiple Sclerosis International, vol. 2014, Article ID 568254, 10 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/568254

(B)  CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (REFEREED ONLY)

  1. Cheong,  W.L.,  Lim,  K.K.,  Mai,  C.W.,  Chong,  D. “Perceptions  of  Young  Pharmacists  in  Malaysia Towards   the   Pharmacy   Profession   and   the   Malaysian   Pharmacist   Professional   Society.”   Oral presentation.  Federation  of  Asian  Pharmaceutical  Associations  Congress.  13  September  2012.  Bali, Indonesia. 
  2. Cheong, W.L. and Thong, C. N. “Effects of pharmacist-managed medication therapy adherence clinic on  patients  using  interferon-beta  in  multiple  sclerosis:  a  non-experimental,  observational  study.”Poster presentation. Asian Conference of Clinical Pharmacy. 7 July 2012. Hong Kong. 
  3. Cheong, W.L., Tee, H.Y., Njord, L., Ong, K.L., Ng, E.K., Gan, W.H., Aakhus, L.A., Krishnan, M., Ramirez, S.B.S. "Reduction in Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections in DVA Dialysis Facilities Through a Systematic Infection Control Reduction Program." Oral Presentation. 32nd Annual Congress of the Malaysian Society of Nephrology. 30th April 2016. Malaysia
  1. Member, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society
  2. Facilitator, Hacking Health
  3. Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Board of Pharmacy Specialties
  4. Member, Nicotine Addiction Research & Collaborating Centre

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