Mr. Wong Wei Jin

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Lecturer 
School of Pharmacy

wong.weijin@monash.edu
+603 5514 4918
Room  4-4-59
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Wei Jin is a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist with the Board of Pharmacy Specialties. Graduating in 2009 from the University of South Australia, he has worked primarily in Australia across various settings, as a community pharmacist, a clinical pharmacist in hospital and recently as an accredited pharmacist performing medication reviews within the broader aged care system working collaboratively with geriatricians and GPs.

He is also part of the WHO Global Patient Safety Network, helping to support WHO’s Third Global Patient Safety Challenge: tackling medication-related harm. He also served as a Clinical Reference Lead supporting Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy in its implementation of My Health Record, a Commonwealth Government initiative. He has also helped provide educational services to aged care homes to support the quality use of medicines. On a personal level, he has a growing interest in the use of technology in improving healthcare services having contributed in various multi-disciplinary settings.

Qualifications

- Accredited as a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 2015
- Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of South Australia, 2009

Expertise

1.  Clinical Pharmacy
2.  Public Health
3.  Aged care
4.  Healthcare Management
5.  Patient Safety

Research Experience and Employment History

2019 - present. Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Monash University, Malaysia.  
2016 - 2018 Clinical Pharmacist (Team Leader), Ward Medication Management, South Australia, Australia.  
2017 - 2018 Clinical Reference Lead, Australia Digital Health Agency, Australia.  
2016 - Sessional tutor, School of Pharmacy, Monash University, Malaysia.  
2013-2016 Rotational clinical pharmacist and then Senior Pharmacist, Central Adelaide Local Healthcare Network, South Australia, Australia.
2011 - 2013 Rotational clinical pharmacist, Southern Adelaide Local Healthcare Network, South Australia, Australia.
2011 - 2013 Pharmacy Lead for Medical Mission trip to Nepal
2011 - 2013 Dispensary Pharmacist, HPS Pharmacies, South Australia, Australia.
2009 - 2011 Community Pharmacist, National Pharmacies, South Australia.

Professional Affiliation

Registered Pharmacist, since 2009
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Member
Society of Hospital Pharmacist of Australia (SHPA)

Member
Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd, PDL, Australia

Research Interest

Aged care
Public health

Health economics
Health technology

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