Presently Dr. Cheong is the Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology and Clinical Investigation Unit of Monash University Malaysia and Clinical Consultant Microbiologist of Gribbles Malaysia. She started her career with the Malaysian Ministry of Health at the Institute of Medical Research and worked there for 16 years. Her main areas of research were in Clinical Microbiology and Antibiotic Resistance, and she has published over 60 papers in peer reviewed journals. She was the Head of the Bacteriology Division from 1985 to 1994 and also the Dean of the IMR Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Microbiology (1990-1994) that was held annually under the aegis of the South East Asia Ministers’ of Education & Tropical Medicine Program (SEAMEO-TropMed).
Subsequently she joined Pfizer, a leading Pharmaceutical R&D company initially as the Medical Director of Pfizer Malaysia/Singapore/Brunei and was later promoted to be the Regional Director of Clinical Operations for Asia. During her 13 years in the industry she has developed and introduced a number of Clinical Trials to Asia and is well versed in the operational, regulatory and ethical aspects of conducting clinical trials in various therapeutic areas like, infectious diseases, cardiology, psychiatry, neurology, erectile dysfunction, and oncology. She has also produced a handbook on Guide to Clinical Trials in Asia for Pfizer Global Research. She was actively involved in training investigators in Good Clinical Practice in the Asia region and has participated and lectured in a GCP workshop conducted by the US FDA in Beijing, 2005.
She continued her work in clinical research in Monash University Sunway Campus and has received 2 PVC Awards for Excellence in Administration, one for organizing the first GCP workshop in Monash and another for setting up a Clinical Research Unit in the Medical School. She is also instrumental in setting a Clinical Research Centre at Sunway Medical Centre, a private hospital and is a member of the SMC Independent Research Ethics Committee (SREC).
Dr Lee is the Managing Director and founder of Info Kinetics. Dr Lee himself has often been regarded as the Hallmark of Quality. His vision for affordable quality generic drugs has spear headed the growth of the company. Dr Lee has over 10 years of cross therapeutic trial experience in phase II-IV clinical trials, classical pharmacokinetic i.v. trials, bioequivalence studies, PK/PD trials, population PK trials and drug metabolism studies for multinational pharmaceutical companies. Dr Lee is frequently involved in the conduct of national GCP, BE and GLP training or workshops. Dr Lee is also in the drafting committee for the "Malaysian Guidelines on BA & BE Studies”, as well as a member of the national BE studies working committee. Dr Lee was an Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). He also co-founded the Clinical Investigation Centre and currently serves as a consultant and visiting lecturer to UMMC.
Loh Choon Shane
Executive Director, BD
Terence Lee Jia-Shean
Honours degree in BioMedical Sciences from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Started in 2007 with Clinical Investigation Centre, University Malaya Medical Centre as a study coordinator based in Oncology Unit. Joined Pfizer as a Clinical Research Associate in 2009 and subsequently appointed as Senior Clinical Research Associate performing the role of Clinical Operations Lead in 2010. Appointed as Associate Clinical Research Manager performing the role of Compliance Oversight Lead 2 years later
Senior Trainer, Asia Pacific / Operations Training
INC Research CRO Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Career : Honours degree in BioMedical Sciences from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Started in the Pharmaceutical Industry in 2000 with Merck, Sharp and Dohme as a product specialist (sales representative) and subsequently transitioned to the medical department in 2001 as a Clinical Research Associate for 4 years. Joined Janssen-Cilag as Senior Clinical Research Associate in 2005 and was responsible for the start up of clinical operations unit in Malaysia. Appointed Clinical Research Manager 2 years later. Joined Pfizer as Clinical Research Manager in June 2007 , appointed as Head of Clinical Operations in 2009.
B Sc. (Microbiology), M Sc. (Immunology), CCRA
SR CRA INC Research
Presently she is the Senior Clinical Research Associate (Sr. CRA) with INC Research. In March 2011, she was elected the Treasurer of the Society of Clinical Research Professionals, Malaysia (SCRPM) formally known as the Association of Clinical Research Professionals, Malaysia (ACRPM). Janet Loh started her career in Clinical Research as CRA with GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, a leading Pharmaceutical R&D Company in November 2006. She was also a CRA with PAREXEL, one of the leading Clinical Research Organization (CRO) prior to joining INC Research. With her enthusiasm with clinical research and playing a role as monitor had lead her to play an important role in global clinical research projects in the therapeutic area of Cardiovascular, Immunology, Haematology, Metabolic Disease and Oncology. Janet Loh is also currently a member and certified CRA since 2009 by Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia
SRN, BSc(Hon) Nursing, MSc(Hon) Business Leadership
Quality Assurance Professional, Pfizer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
A GCP Auditor covering APAC region since Jan 2012. Responsible for Investigator site audits and Country audits for Medical processes e.g. Inspection readiness, Clinical Trials, Safety, Medical Information, Regulatory and Medical Affairs functions. Also supports pre-inspection visits and Regulatory Inspection. Work Experiences - Join Pfizer in Dec 1997 and have held various roles of increasing responsibilities such as CRA, Regional CRA, Quality Standard manager and Area Clinical Quality Lead (Regional role). Prior to Pfizer, she had worked as theatre nurse in Malaysia, UK and Saudi Arabia. Qualification - State Registered Nurse, Theatre Nurse, Bsc (Hon) Nursing, Master Business Leadership.
Goh Tse Seng
Country Head of Clinical Operations at Quintiles Malaysia
Career : Tse Seng Goh is currently the Country Head of Clinical Operations at Quintiles Malaysia. He is a biomedical scientist by training from National University of Malaysia (UKM). He has been in clinical research industry for 10 years. His experience spanned the full duration of studies, from start-up to project close-out and included managing projects/sites across countries in Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Korea and Philippines). Prior to this current role, Tse Seng was the Country Head of Clinical Operations for Quintiles Indonesia. He had a significant role in the collaboration with the stakeholders in Indonesia. This has enabled Quintiles to increase our geographic footprint within the Indonesia archipelago. Contacts : E-mail : Tse-Seng.Goh@Quintiles.com
Ms Carrie Koh May Yi