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Prof. Datuk Dr Allan Mathews, BSK, PGDK, RPh (Malaysia)

Dean and Professor,
Faculty of Pharmacy

Qualifications:

  • B.Pharm (Hons) (USM) 1976
  • MSc Clinical Pharmacy (Manchester, UK) 1986
  • PhD Clinical Pharmacy (PWU, USA) 1999
  • PhD Operations Management (UMS) 2008
  • Graduate Cert. Sales Management (CIM, UK) 1994
  • Graduate Dip. Marketing (CIM, UK) 1995

Experience

  • Hospital / Clinical Pharmacy – 14 years
  • Industrial Pharmacy – 22 years
  • Academia – 10 years
  • Community Pharmacy – 6 months

Research Interest

  • Community Pharmacy Practice
  • Quality of Medicines along the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
  • Impact Studies on Clinical Pharmacy Services
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Teaching Interests

  • Clinical Pharmacy / Hospital Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Basic Pharmacokinetics
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance
Teaching, Research and Work Experience:
  • Hospital Pharmacy / Clinical Pharmacy – 10 years

  • Production and Quality Control of Pharmaceuticals – 7 years

  • Pharmaceutical Operations, Pharmaceutical Industry – 22 years

  • Academia – 12 years

Professional Membership
  • Registered Pharmacist, Pharmacy Board Malaysia

  • Life Member, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society

  • Life Member, Sabah Pharmaceutical Society

  • Admitted to American College of Clinical Pharmacy (1990)

  • Admitted as Member, Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM, UK) 1995

  • Member, Institute of Quality Malaysia

  • Associate Member, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of GB

  • Member, Pharmacy Board of Malaysia (2016 – 2019)

Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities Administrative
  • Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy
Previous Employment
  • Sabah Health Department – Senior Pharmacist; 1977 – 1991
  • DKSH Malaysia – Regional Manager / Pharmacist; 1992 – 2013
  • Consultant – DKSH Malaysia; Jan 2014 – July 2014
  • Deputy Dean / Assoc. Professor – Faculty of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, RCMP Ipoh; August 2014 – July 2015
Selected Conference and Training
  • International Webinar Speaker. Emerging Direct Responsibility Bearing Roles in Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy for Pharmacists. 12 June 2020.
  • Invited Speaker at Malaysian Pharmaceutical Conference, Current Developments in Community Pharmacy Practice, May 2019.
  • Invited Speaker, Pharma Conference, Rome, Italy, – Transforming Pharmacy Practice, May 2018
  • Invited Speaker, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society 50th MPS Seminar May, 2017 Breaking Through the Recognition Barrier – From an Advisory Role to a Responsibility Bearing Role
  • Plenary Speaker, Ministry of Health Research and Development Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Academia – Practice Collaborative Research on Innovation in Pharmacy Practice, 2016
  • Invited Speaker at Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations Congress. Kota Kinabalu. Sabah. Malaysia. 2014.
  • Speaker at FAPA Congress, Kota Kinabalu, 9 – 12 October 2014 – Infusing Quality into the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
  • Plenary Speaker at 9th National Pharmacy R & D Conference 2016 Kuala Lumpur – Academia-Practice Collaborative Research on Innovation in Pharmacy Practice. 7 – 10 August 2016
  • 26th Asian Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences, FAPA, Bangkok, 9 – 13 November 2016
  • Plenary Speaker at 50th MPS Seminar 2017, Kuala Lumpur 12 – 14 May 2017  – Breaking through the Recognition Barrier – from an Advisory Role to a Responsibility Bearing Role
Selected Research and Publications
  1.  Allan Mathews, Long C. Ming, Farid Z. Che Rose, Syed A. Abbas
    Cross-sectional Study on the Impact of Discount Pricing and Price Competition on Community Pharmacy Practice, Cureus, DOI: 10.7759/cureus.9903, 2020.
  2.  Allan Mathews. The Malaysian Community Pharmacy Dilemma. Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society e-bulletin. 2020 https://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=37&action=view&retrieveid=7852
  3.  Rabbia Alamdar, Allan Mathews, Sharanjit Kaur, Khairulanwar Husain.
    Integrated medicine management system for Malaysian healthcare sector. Int. J. Res Pharm Sci. 10 (3), 1-10. 2019
  4.  Gouri Kumar Dash, Ravindran Muthukumarasamy, Shahnaz Majeed, Allan Mathews
    Quantitative Estimation of Gallic Acid in Triphala Churna by HTPLC. Journal of Global Pharma Technology, 2019, 11 (3), 07-11
  5.  Allan Mathews, Abul Karam Azad, Syed A. Abbas, Farid Z. Che Rose, A.B.M Helal Uddin, Study on the Perception of Staff and Students of a University on Community Pharmacy Practice in Ipoh, Perak. Malaysia, 2018, Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, 2018, 10, 226- 231
  6.  Gouri Kumar Dash, Myint Swe, Allan Mathews
    Tradescantia Zebrina: A promising medicinal Plant. Indo-American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2017, 4 (10), 3498 – 3502
  7.  Mathews A, Dash G.K. Emerging Concern of the Impact of Temperature Excursions on the Quality of Medicines along the Supply Chain in Malaysia. Int J Pharm Q Ass. 2015: 6(3): 79-83
  8.  Mathews A. Pharmacist Fees: Knowledge, time are vital. NST. 2015: 23/7
    http://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=36&action=view&retrieveid=4129#sthash.Ujb3JcJf.dpuf
  9.  Allan Mathews, Syafiq Abdullah, Yahaya R. Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society. 2015.
    Dispensing should be the role of Pharmacists. https://www.mps.org.my/newsmaster.cfm?&menuid=36&action=view&retrieveid=4124
  10.  Yahaya R, Dash G.K, Abdullah M.S, Mathews A. Clinacanthus nutans (burm.F.) Lindau: A Useful Medicinal Plant of South-east Asia. Int J Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Res. 2015: 7(6): 1244-1250
  11.  Mathews A. Infusing Quality into the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain. Mal J Pharm: 2014:1(2): 44-45.
  12.  Mathews A. Standardization of Processes Utilizing Business Process Reengineering, Lambert Academic Publishing. 2012
Research Grants and Consultancy Services:
  • Consultant on Pharmaceutical Operations to Pharmaceutical Firm in Brunei since 2014.

Community Service
  • Medicine Management – Monthly at Home for the Aged SIMEE, Ipoh
  • Rotary Club of Likas Bay, Kota Kinabalu. Sabah
Practice
  • Community Pharmacist, Quest Pharmacy, Quest International University

  • Clinical Pharmacist, Senior Citizens Home, Ipoh. Perak

 
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