Mr. Wong Wei Jin
School of Pharmacy
+603 5515 9787
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.
- Master in International Public Health, University of New South Wales, 2019
- Master in Health Management, University of New South Wales, 2019
- Accredited as a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 2015
- Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of South Australia, 2009
PHR5052 - Inquiry and Innovation methods
PHR4061 - Student Experiential Placements II
PHR3041 - Comprehensive Care: Blood, Brain and Cancers
PHR2011 - Professional Practice III
PHR2012 - Professional Practice IV
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.
- 2020 PVC Commendation for Excellence in Education - Innovations in Teaching (Team): Dr Mark Cheong, Ms Siti Intan Rohayu, Ms Saw Pui San, Mr Wong Wei Jin
Registered Pharmacist, since 2014
Pharmacy Board of Malaysia
Registered Pharmacist, since 2009
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Society of Hospital Pharmacist of Australia (SHPA)
Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd, PDL, Australia
International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
- Clinical Pharmacy - Geriatrics
- Public Health
- Patient Safety
- Health Economics
- Digital Health
Scholarly Journals (Refereed Only)
Wong WJ (2020) ‘The significance of being statistically significant: let’s talk about P values’, DrugScan-Research, Pharmacy GRIT, vol. 4, issue 3, Spring 2020, a publication of Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research.
Research Grants (Present)
Research Grants (Completed)
Contributed to the development of a WHO technical report on medication safety (listed as one of the contributors) https://www.who.int/patientsafety/medication-safety/technical-reports/en/
Part of the online discussion group under the World Health Organization, stream on patient safety - Global Patient Safety Network. Contributed to discussions surrounding the themes on patient safety in the lead up to the global celebration of the first ever World Patient Safety Day on 17 September 2019.