Dr. Huah Shin Ng is currently a Practitioner Fellow at the Flinders University. She is also a pharmacist with experiences working in both hospital and community settings. Her current research focuses on cancer survivorship and cancer pharmacoepidemiology.
She has recently completed her postdoctoral research training at the University of British Columbia, Canada (2019-21) with her research focused on the assessment of the real-world safety profiles and effectiveness of disease-modifying drugs in the multiple sclerosis population (funded by the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada’s endMS Post-Doctoral Fellowship, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Reserach Trainee Award and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Drug Safety and Effectiveness Cross-Disciplinary Training Program).
Her research interests include pharmacoepidemiology, medication safety and effectiveness, and chronic diseases (cancer and multiple sclerosis).
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons), University of South Australia, 2008
PhD (Pharmacy and Medical Sciences), University of South Australia, 2019
Thesis: Assessment of the burden, types, and development of comorbidities in the Australian population with cancer
Professional Registrations: Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS, Board of Pharmacy Specialty 2013-2020), Accredited Pharmacist (The Society of Hospital Pharmacist of Australia 2015-2019), Registered Pharmacist (Pharmacy Board of Australia, Singapore Pharmacy Council & Pharmacy Board of Malaysia).
Selected awards from 2020 onwards:
(1) endMS Postdoctoral Fellowship, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Fellowship to support research for training of Postdoctoral Fellow in studies related to multiple sclerosis (CAD 41,000 per annum in stipend support, 2019-2022).
(2) MSFHR Research Trainee Award, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)
Award to support postdoctoral training in health research (CAD 37,000 per annum in stipend support + CAD 4,500 per annum for research and travel allowance, 2019-2022).
(3) endMS Scholar Program for Researchers IN Training (SPRINT), Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Trainee award for the year May 2020–June 2021 to participate in a national training program aimed to enhance knowledge and skills related to multiple sclerosis research and increase opportunities to conduct multiple sclerosis research in Canada (CAD 2,500 in stipend support, 2020-2021).
(4) Canadian Institutes of Health Research Drug Safety and Effectiveness Cross-Disciplinary Training Program (DSECT)
Trainee award for the year April 2019–March 2020 to participate in an online program (Stream 1) providing foundation knowledge and skills in drug safety and effectiveness (CAD 10,000 in stipend support, 2019-2020).
(5) Young Investigator Award, European Charcot Foundation
Best poster presentation in the Epidemiology category (EUR 4,000 and membership to the European Charcot Foundation Fellowship Community) at the European Charcot Foundation 29th Annual Meeting (November 2021).
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