Dr. Teoh Siew Li


School of Pharmacy

+603 5515 9646
Room  2-5-33

Dr. Teoh obtained her Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) from University of Strathclyde and subsequently completed her pre-registration pharmacist training in United Kingdom. She is a registered pharmacist in the United Kingdom and Malaysia. Dr.Teoh joined School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia as a research assistant before completing her PhD in Health Economics and Outcomes Research. Her research experience focused on evidence-based medicine (systematic review and meta-analysis) and health economics (economic burden and economic evaluations), as well as qualitative and choice-modelling studies. Dr.Teoh's research works included collaboration with World Health Organizations (WHO) and Ministry of Health (Malaysia). Dr.Teoh envisions a society with a better overall health through research and the role of pharmacist.


- Doctor of Philosophy in Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Monash University Malaysia, 2019

- Master of Pharmacy, University of Strathclyde, 2012

Research Experience

Aug 2015 - Feb 2019: Ph.D. Candidate, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia

Sept 2014 - July 2015: Research Assistant, School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia

Employment History

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013: Pre-Registration Pharmacist, Wellswood Pharmacy, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Awards and Honours


  • 2nd runner-up (School Level) - 3 Minutes Thesis Presentation Competition

Research Interest

Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Evidence-Based Medicine, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Pharmacist's Role and Mental Health.

Scholarly Journals (Refereed Only)

Teoh SL, Ngorsuraches S, Lai NM, Bangpan M, Chaiyakunapruk N. Factors affecting consumers’ decisions on the use of nutraceuticals: a systematic review. International journal of food sciences and nutrition. 2018 Dec 7:1-22.

Teoh SL, Lai NM, Vanichkulpitak P, Vuksan V, Ho H, Chaiyakunapruk N. Clinical evidence on dietary supplementation with chia seed (Salvia hispanica L.): a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrition reviews. 2018 Feb 14;76(4):219-42.

Teoh SL, Kotirum S, Hutubessy RC, Chaiyakunapruk N. Global economic evaluation of oral cholera vaccine: A systematic review. Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics. 2018 Feb 1;14(2):420-9.

Teoh SL, Chong HY, Aziz SA, Chemi N, Othman AR, Zaki NM, Vanichkulpitak P, Chaiyakunapruk N. The economic burden of schizophrenia in Malaysia. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment. 2017;13:1979.

Teoh SL, Sudfangsai S, Lumbiganon P, Laopaiboon M, Lai NM, Chaiyakunapruk N. Reply to C. Stewart’s Letter to the Editor Re: Teoh SL et al., Nutrients 2016, 8, 57. Nutrients. 2016 Apr 19;8(4):228.

Teoh SL, Sudfangsai S, Lumbiganon P, Laopaiboon M, Lai NM, Chaiyakunapruk N. Chicken Essence for Cognitive Function Improvement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Nutrients. 2016 Jan 20;8(1):57.

Chong HY, Teoh SL, Wu DB, Kotirum S, Chiou CF, Chaiyakunapruk N. Global economic burden of schizophrenia: a systematic review. Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment. 2016;12:357.

Teoh SL, Ming LC, Khan TM. Faculty perceived barriers and attitudes toward peer review of classroom teaching in higher education settings: A meta-synthesis. Sage Open. 2016 Jul;6(3):2158244016658085.

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2017 - 2018

  • President of International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Student Chapter, Monash University Malaysia