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Nor Ilyani Binti Mohamed Nazar

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Pharmacogenetics) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) - Masters Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Nor Ilyani Binti Mohamed Nazar (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF PHARMACY


norilyani@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr Nor Ilyani Mohamed Nazar obtained her Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) (Hons) degree from University Science Malaysia (USM) in 2002, her Masters in Clinical Pharmacy (2007) and Ph.D in the field of molecular medicine, specifically pharmacogenetics, from USM (2012). She is also a registered pharmacist in Malaysia since 2003. Upon completing her housemanship training at Seberang Jaya Hospital, in 2002, she worked as a pharmacist at the National Poison Centre, USM until 2005.
She started her academic career in November 2005 as an Assistant Lecturer at the Kulliyyah of Pharmacy IIUM Kuantan, before pursuing her Masters degree in USM. Upon completion of her study, she received a scholarship to pursue her Ph.D in the Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine, University Science Malaysia and obtained her PhD in 2012. Upon returning to Kulliyyah of Pharmacy IIUM, she was appointed as a lecturer and has been the Head, Pharmacy Practice Department since 2013.
In 2010, she received the Best Poster Award for her study on Therapeutic Drug Monitoring on Methadone Maintenance Therapy which was also her Ph.D research.
Her current ongoing projects are related to pharmacogenomics, precision medicine, addiction medicine, clinical pharmacy and pharmacy education. At present, Dr. Nor Ilyani is the Deputy Dean (Academic & Industrial Linkages) Kulliyyah of Pharmacy. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Kulliyyah of Pharmacy.


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Pharmacy ~ Other Pharmacy n.e.c. - The role of pharmacist in promoting pharmaceutical care process to the patients as well as be part of the therapeutics team
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Pharmacy ~ Pharmacogenomics - Application of the knowledge on pharmacogenomics towards precision medicine and optimum patients care.


Teaching Responsibilities


ANTI CANCER CHEMOTHERAPY 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
ANTICANCER CHEMOTHERAPY 2023/2024 2021/2022
BASIC AND CLINICAL PHARMACOKINETICS 2022/2023 2021/2022
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS I : CARDIOVASCULAR & HAEMATOLOGY 2021/2022 2020/2021
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS II : RESPIRATORY & URINARY SYSTEM 2021/2022 2020/2021
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS III: MSK SYSTEM & SENSORY ORGANS 2021/2022
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS IV: GIT & HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEMS 2021/2022
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS V: ENDOCRINE & REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS 2023/2024 2021/2022
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS VI : CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 2022/2023 2021/2022
BODY SYSTEM V : ENDOCRINE & REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
CLINICAL PHARMACOKINETICS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2014/2015
Clinical Pharmacy II 2013/2014
CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY 2023/2024 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
COMMUNITY PHARMACY POSTING 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
COMMUNITY PHARMACY PRACTICE 2023/2024 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
COMMUNITY POSTING 2019/2020 2017/2018
DRUG ABUSE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
E-COMMERCE 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
FAMILY MANAGEMENT AND PARENTING 2016/2017
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT 2023/2024
FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACY PRACTICE 2023/2024 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
HOSPITAL PHARMACY PRACTICE 2022/2023 2021/2022
HOSPITAL ATTACHMENT 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
HOSPITAL PHARMACY ATTACHMENT 2022/2023
HOSPITAL PHARMACY PRACTICE 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
INNOVATIONS IN PHARMACY PRACTICE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY PRACTICE 2018/2019 2017/2018 2014/2015
ISLAMIC INPUT IN PHARMACY 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
Pharmaceutical Care 2012/2013
PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS ATTACHMENT 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
Pharmacotherapeutics II 2012/2013
PHARMACY ETHICS AND LAW 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
Pharmacy Practice II 2007/2008
Pharmacy Practice III 2007/2008
PT I : CVS, HAEMATOLOGY & RESPIRATORY DISORDERS 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
PT II : GIT, HEPATOBILIARY, GUT & MSK 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2013/2014 2012/2013
PT III : ENDOCRINE, CNS, PSYCHIATRY & OTHER DISEASES 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
PT IV : INTERN MED, PSYCH, PAED, SURGERY AND O&G DISORDERS 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
PUBLIC HEALTH PHARMACY 2023/2024
RENAL PHARMACY 2023/2024 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
RESEARCH IN PHARMACY (BIOSTATISTICS & PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY) 2017/2018
RESEARCH IN PHARMACY (BIOSTATISTIC & PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY) 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
RESEARCH PROJECT 1 2016/2017 2015/2016 2013/2014
RESEARCH PROJECT-LITERATURE SEARCH 2016/2017
USRAH IN ACTION 1 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
USRAH IN ACTION 2 2023/2024 2022/2023


Supervision


Patient-Level Tramadol Utilisation In Non-Cancer Pain: Trends And Patterns.
Ph.D Completed 2023 Co-supervisor
Evaluation Of All-Cause Mortality And Other Adverse Effects Associated With Tramadol And Other Analgesics In Pain Patients: A Retrospective Database Study.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Safety And Efficacy Of Basal-Bolus Insulin Regimen Versus Premixed Insulin Regimen Among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2dm) Patients : An Observational Study.
Master Completed 2015 Main Supervisor
Nurses' Knowledge Of Pharmaceutical Care With Their Perception And Expectation On The Potential Roles Of Pharmacist In Private Outpatient Haemodialysis Centres.
Master Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
Validity And Reliability Study Of Malay Version Brief Treatment Outcome Measure (Btom) As A Treatment Outcome Measuring Tool For Methadone Maintenance Therapy (Mmt) Service In Malaysia.
Master Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
Exploring Therapy Outcomes Among Hiv Positive People Who Inject Drugs (Pwid) In Malaysia .
Master Completed 2021 Main Supervisor
Pharmacogenetics Evaluation Of Metformin Adverse Drug Reaction In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients.
Master In Progress Main Supervisor
A Qualitative Exploration Of Barriers And Facilitators To Medication Adherence Among Diabetic Patients In Kuantan: Integrating Perspectives Of Patients And Pharmacists.
Master In Progress Co-supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
2021 - 2023 Transferring Knowledge on Quality Use of Medicines to Staff of Pertubuhan Komited Malaysia (KOMITED) in Pahang: Towards Improving Health Literacy during COVID-19 Pandemic.
2017 - 2017 Kajian Kebolehlaksanaan Penyampaian Perkhidmatan Alternatif (ASD) Dalam Perkhidmatan Penjagaan Warga Emas dan Pemulihan Penagihan Dadah
2017 - 2019 Patient level of Tramadol Utilization: Prevalence, Patterns and Clinical Outcomes
2015 - 2020 A study to Investigate the Relationship Between Sleep Deprivation and Daily Stress Level Among Adults with No Chronic Illnesses: An Application of Daily Smartphone Accelerometer and Stress Measureemnt Tool
2015 - 2019 Assessing the prescribing patterns and disbursement of benzodiazepine among health care professional in Malaysia health care facilities
2014 - 2018 Clinical Safety and Efficacy Evaluation of Ibogaine as an Anti-Addictive Treatment in Patients with Opioid Addiction
2014 - 2016 Trends In The Utilization Of Opioid Analgesics In Malaysian Healthcare Facilities: A Cross Sectional Observational Study
2013 - 2017 Fusion Prophetic Medicine (Honey) and Contemporary Medicine (Paracetamol) as a Future Greener Pharmaceutical
2012 - 2015 Sintesis analog dan modifikasi struktur mitragynine untuk mengkaji perkaitan di antara stuktur mitragynine dengan kesan psikoaktif drug
On-Going
2023 - Present A Feasibility Study on the Development of the Medical Cannabinoid Industry in Malaysia
2023 - Present Transferring of Knowledge and Empowering Members of Girl Guides Association Malaysia, Kuala Lipis District with Knowledge on Medicines Use, Storage and Disposals.
2022 - Present Telepharmacy Practice Module for Students (TPMS): Training and Upskilling of Malaysian Future Pharmacists to Provide Sustainable Remote Pharmaceutical Care Services
2022 - Present Preventing tramadol-related deaths: The emergence of an alarming new safety concern in pain patients
2021 - Present Pharmacogenetics Evaluation of Adverse Drug Reaction in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients
2021 - Present The Impact of Pharmacist-Led Intervention on Knowledge and Practice of Medication Storage and Disposal Centre SASMEC @IIUM
2015 - Present Intensive Care Nursing and Outreach Research Unit (ICN & ORU)


Award & Recognition


02 Nov, 2012 Best poster award at Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society Pharmacy Scientific Conference - Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society National


Publications


Article

2024 Team experiential learning through community services delivery at private drug rehabilitation centres by university students: focus group discussion. Journal of Pharmacy, 4 (1) pp. 12-22
2023 Identification of teaching and learning components of a telepharmacy trainingmodule for undergraduate pharmacy students in Malaysia: a qualitative study. Pharmacy Education, 23 (1) pp. 505-513
2023 Trends in the cost of medicines, consultation fees and clinic visits in Malaysia’s private primary healthcare system: employer health insurance coverage. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 16 (2023) pp. 1683-1697
2022 Ganja, rokok sama mudarat. Utusan Malaysia Online, () pp.
2022 Knowledge, perception and expectation of nurses towards pharmacists’ roles in pharmaceutical care: a pilot study in private outpatient haemodialysis centres in Kuantan, Malaysia. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 5 (2) pp. 145-156
2022 Preventing oversight on medical Cannabis legislation in Malaysia: analysis of risks, benefits and regulation requirements.. Journal of the Malaysian Parliament, 2 () pp. 248-273
2022 Protective factors for mortality among HIV-positive people who inject drugs (PWID) in Malaysia.. Journal of Pharmacy, 2 (2) pp. 89-98
2022 Reflective practice of experiential learning visit to drug rehabilitation centres improved pharmacy curriculum prospects and services in promoting community engagement. Journal of Pharmacy, 2 (2) pp. 36-44
2022 Types and costs of medications returned by outpatients at a Malaysian teachinghHospital: a one-year cross-sectional study. Journal of Pharmacy, 2 (2) pp. 141-148
2022 Validity of claims database compared with the electronic medical record of private health clinics in Malaysia: a pilot study. Journal of Pharmacy, 2 (1) pp. 31-35
2021 COVID-19 vaccination attitudes, perceptions, and side effect experiences in Malaysia: do age, gender, and vaccine type matter?. Vaccines, 9 (10) pp.
2021 Malaysian pharmacy students’ perspectives on the virtual objective structured clinical examination during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions, 18 (6) pp. 1-7
2020 Assessing adherence and persistence to non-vitamin k antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) among patients with atrial fibrillation in tertiary-care referral centers in Malaysia. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, 12 (6) pp. 781-786
2020 Experiential learning in community pharmacy: online and remote teaching experience in Malaysian higher education. Pharmacy Education, 20 (2) pp. 29-30
2020 Item analysis of objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) assessment rubrics for undergraduate pharmacy students. Journal of Pharmacy And Bioallied Sciences, 12 (Supplement 2) pp. 928-928
2020 Pharmacotherapy virtual attachment during COVID-19 pandemic: use of online experiential assessment in a Malaysian pharmacy school. Pharmacy Education, 20 (2) pp. 23-24
2020 Simulation-based learning and assessment for hospital pharmacy service experience among final year pharmacy students in Malaysia. Pharmacy Education, 20 (2) pp. 25-26
2020 Time to treatment initiation and retrospective analysis of antiretroviral therapy outcomes among HIV-positive methadone maintenance therapy clients in Primary Health-care Centers, Kuantan, Pahang. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, 12 (6) pp. 810-815
2019 Analysis of drug-related problems identified by future pharmacists in medical wards of tertiary hospitals in the state of Pahang, Malaysia. Journal of Young Pharmacists, 11 (1) pp. 77-81
2019 Patterns of initial opioid prescription and its association with short- and long-term use among opioid-naïve patients in Malaysia: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open, 9 (7) pp. 1-8
2018 Trends and patterns of analgesic prescribing in Malaysian public hospitals from 2010 to 2016 : Tramadol predominately used. Journal of Pain Research, 11 () pp. 1959-1966
2018 Trends and patterns of analgesic utilization in Malaysia from 2010 to 2016: preference for tramadol. Pharmacoepidemiology And Drug Safety, 27 (Supp. 2) pp. 328
2015 Basic primary care approach: providing community with education and hands on training regarding diabetes care. Malaysian Journal of Pharmacy, 2 (1) pp. 123
2015 Safety of basal-bolus versus premixed insulin intensification regimens in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a narrative review of a 14-year experience. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences, 10 (3) pp. 257-265
2015 Students' readiness for and perception towards inter-profesional learning: a cross sectional study. Malaysian Journal of Pharmacy, 2 (1) pp. 65
2014 Daily Clinical Dose (D) poorly predicts trough serum methadone concentration (C trough) in patients undergo methadone maintenance therapy with good adherence. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Health Care, 2 (4) pp. 1-9
2014 Daily clinical dose (D) poorly predicts trough serum methadone concentration (ctrough) in patients undergo methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) with good adherence. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Health Care, 2 (4) pp. 139-145
2014 Evaluating the potential of buprenorphine to reduce relapse to morphine/methamphetamine addiction. Malaysian Journal of Pharmacy, 1 (11) pp. 199-199
2010 Malaysia pharmacy students' assessment of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) . American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 74 (2) pp. 34
2010 Malaysian Pharmacy Students’ Assessment of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 74 (2) pp. 1-9
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 Knowledge and practices of medication usage, storage and disposal among outpatients in a Malaysian teaching hospital: a qualitative study. In: MONASH INITIATE 2022,
2022 Paperwork on legality and enforcement for experts meeting: Legalisation of cannabidiol products for medicinal use in Malaysia.. In: Experts Meeting: Legalisation of Cannabidiol Products for Medicinal Use in Malaysia.,
2021 The Responsibility of Pharmacists in Providing Medication Safety at the Transition of Care: The Development of a Study Protocol on Islamic Perception and Practice.. In: 3 RD WORLD CONGRESS ON INTEGRATION & ISLAMICISATION 2021: “MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL BEING IN THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION”,
2020 Private primary care health clinics in Malaysia and uncontrolled drug pricing: Employer health insurance for sustainable reimbursement drug policy. In: Virtual ISPOR Asia Pacific 2020,
2020 Private Primary Care Health Clinics in Malaysia and Uncontrolled Drug Pricing: Employer Health Insurance for Sustainable Reimbursement Drug Policy. In: Virtual ISPOR Asia Pacific 2020,
2019 Assessing adherence to direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) among patients with atrial fibrillation in tertiary-care referral centers in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Item analysis of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) assessment rubrics for undergraduate pharmacy students. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Knowledge, attitude and perception of final year pharmacy students at Kulliyyah (faculty) of Pharmacy IIUM on pharmacogenomics. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Knowledge, perception and confidence of physicians and pharmacists at IIUM Medical Centre towards pharmacogenetics application in clinical setting. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Nurses’ knowledge on pharmaceutical care with their perception & expectation on the potential roles of pharmacist in private outpatient haemodialysis centres. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Prescription-level of tramadol utilisation at a tertiary hospital setting in Malaysia: changing trends over a 7-year follow-up period. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Time to treatment initiation (TTI) and retrospective analysis of antiretroviral therapy (ART) outcomes among HIV-positive Methadone Maintenance Therapy clients In primary health care centres, Kuantan, Pahang.. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2018 Low-dose methamphetamine addiction induced opioid receptor sensitization in polydrug-dependent mice. In: Regional Conference on Science Technology & Social Sciences (RCSTSS2016),
2018 Trends and patterns of analgesic utilization in Malaysia from 2010 to 2016: preference for tramadol. In: 34th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management,
2016 Development of clinical protocol for Ibogaine administration as anti addictive treatment in opioid addiction. In: International Conference of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 2016 (ICPHS),
2014 Ibogaine (iboga tabernanthe) as a potential anti-addictive treatment in the pipeline : a short communication . In: International Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation Conference ,
Book Section

2012 Variability of plasma methadone concentration in opiate dependents receiving methadone: a personalised approach towards optimizing dose . In: Intechopen.com, ISBN: 9789535100041, pp. 129-142