Introduction to Phase 2 & 3 trial & Social Media the New Tool in Clinical Trial?

Introduction to Phase 2 & 3 trial & Social Media the New Tool in Clinical Trial?

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Datin Dr. Sheamini Sivasampu is a Public Health Physician and has a wide span of experience, ranging from conducting and translating research that culminate into policymaking. She has served in various departments of the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) including Medical Practice Division (2001-2002), Medical Development Division (2002 till 2009) and is at present attached with the Institute for Research Centre (previously known as the Clinical Research Centre), National Institutes of Health.

She has been the Head of the Centre for Clinical Outcome Research (CCORe) (previously known as Healthcare Statistics Unit) since 2009. Her area of research interest is in healthcare surveys and healthcare system. She has to-date coordinated five national healthcare statistics surveys. These surveys could be considered as the most important data collection efforts in Malaysia, involving both hospital and primary care providers. The outcome of the survey conducted by have benefitted many and is being sought by local and international bodies alike. She has recently embarked in research involving clinical outcomes, especially in cardiovascular disease.

She was a visiting Scientist in Health System Group Program in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health from November 2016 till November 2017.

She has numerous peer reviewed publications through national and international research. To date she has published 22 manuscripts in areas of health systems, primary care and cardiovascular disease with a H index of 7 based on Google Scholar and more than 190 citations.

Dr. Akhmal Yusof graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1992 and practiced medicine in the public and private hospital for almost 10 years. He later worked with the American International Assurance one of the biggest medical insurance provider in Malaysia as Medical Manager. Later in he was head hunted to lead the Medical Department in AstraZeneca, a global research-based biopharmaceutical for over 13 years. His main forte in the pharmaceutical industry are clinical research management & regulatory, medical and government affairs. He now leads Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) as their Chief Executive Officer since 2015. CRM is a Malaysia Ministry of Health owned-company established in 2012 to promote Sponsored Research to come to Malaysia.

Panellists for this week:

Dato' Dr. Chang Kian Meng is currently the Consultant Haematologist and Transplant Physician as well as the Laboratory Director at Sunway Medical Centre. He was previously National Head of Haematology Service in MOH and Head of Department of Haematology in Hospital Ampang. He is also chairing the Sunway Medical Centre Independent Research Ethics Committee (SREC). 

Dr. Hajah Salina Abdul Aziz is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Epidemiologist at Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL). She is the Technical Service Head of Psychiatry and Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Head of Psychiatry and Mental Health Department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital, the Chairperson of Medical Research and Ethics Committee (MREC) and Head of Clinical Research Center, Kuala Lumpur Hospital. 

Dr. Salina holds numerous academic, research and administrative roles. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor Perdana University, Adjunct Professor MAHSA University, Honorary Lecturer to Post Graduate Psychiatry UKM, UPM and UM, Chairperson MMC Specialty Education Subcommittee (SSC-Edu): PSYCHIATRY and a member of the Conjoint Post Graduate Advisory Board for Psychiatry. She is active in both industrial sponsored research (ISR) and investigator initiated research (IIR) with numerous publications. 

Slide Presentation:

Introduction to Phase 2 & 3 Clinical Trials slide by Dato' Dr Chang Kian Meng

Social Media the New Tool in Clinical Trial? (slide) by Dr Hajah Salina Abd Aziz

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