Subcommittee of Site Monitoring

Chair: Professor Dr Chin Ai-Vyrn

Professor Dr Chin Ai-Vyrn is a consultant Geriatrician in UMMC and UMSC. He trained in Dublin, Ireland and was the lead Clinical and Research Fellow at Mercer's Institute for Research in Ageing and Lecturer in Gerontology, Trinity College, Dublin prior to returning to Malaysia. Dr Chin has a Doctorate in Medicine from Trinity College, Dublin and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh. He is also is a founder member of the Ageing and Age Associated Disorders Research Group in University Malaya as well as the Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine. He remains committed to the development of clinical services, research and education of Geriatric Medicine in Malaysia.

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Subcommittee of Serious Adverse Event

Chair: Ms Wong Yin Yen

Ms Wong Yin Yen is a drug information pharmacist in the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). She received her Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Science Malaysia (USM) in 2005.

She is currently the assistant secretary of the Drug and Therapeutics (D&T) Subcommittee and is involved in the process of new drug listing, removal and prescribing guidelines in the UMMC formulary. She is a member of the Medical Research and Ethics Committee (MREC) and the chairperson for the Severe Adverse Reaction (SAE) Subcommittee in the UMMC. She is also a clinical trial coordinator in the Pharmacy Department.

Her special interests include health economics, hospital pharmacy management, formulary management and health research ethics. She has published articles in international peer reviews journals and poster presentations in international conferences.