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Nor Hidayah Binti Mohd Taufek

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland
  • MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Masters Degree, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Nor Hidayah Binti Mohd Taufek (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF PHARMACY


hidayahtaufek@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nor Hidayah Mohd Taufek obtained her BPharm (Hon) from IIUM (2008). Upon completion of her provisional registered pharmacist (PRP) training at Hospital Putrajaya (2009), she worked as a fully registered pharmacist (FRP) at Klinik Kesihatan Bandar 32 Bera, Pahang (2010).
Later Nor Hidayah joined IIUM as an assistant lecturer before pursuing master degree in Public Health at University of New South Wales Australia, focusing on addiction medicine. Upon completion of her MPH (2012), she took up the position as a lecturer at IIUM before pursuing her PhD at the University of Queensland, Australia in 2013. She returned to Malaysia in January 2017 following the completion of her PhD. The title of her PhD thesis was 'Essential Trace Element Analysis of Human Breast Milk'. Her PhD research involved analytical approach towards identification of suboptimal level of essential trace elements in human breast milk, and its association with risk of deficiency in premature and term infants. She completed a course on Fellowship in Addiction Science from University Malaya Centre for Addiction Sciences in 2018.  Currently, she works as a senior lecturer at the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Kulliyyah of Pharmacy, IIUM focusing on pharmacy practice, addiction science and pharmacy education. She is actively involved with the National Anti-Drug Agency Kuantan District for programmes involving substance use disorders since 2017 and being appointed as a member of local drug rehabilitation committee.


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Clinical Medicine ~ Neonatology - PhD Neonatology (Paediatric Nutrition)


Professional Membership


  • 2018 - 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Treasurer), Drug Rehabilitation Committee, National Anti-Drug Agency Kuantan District


Teaching Responsibilities


ANTICANCER CHEMOTHERAPY 2021/2022
BASIC AND CLINICAL PHARMACOKINETICS 2021/2022
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS I : CARDIOVASCULAR & HAEMATOLOGY 2021/2022 2020/2021
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS II : RESPIRATORY & URINARY SYSTEM 2020/2021
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS III: MSK SYSTEM & SENSORY ORGANS 2021/2022
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS IV: GIT & HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEMS 2021/2022
BODY SYSTEM & THERAPEUTICS VI : CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 2021/2022
Clinical Nutrition 2010/2011
CLINICAL PHARMACOKINETICS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2017/2018
CLINICAL PHARMACY 1 2010/2011
COMMUNITY PHARMACY POSTING 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
COMMUNITY PHARMACY PRACTICE 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
COMMUNITY POSTING 2017/2018
DRUG ABUSE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACY PRACTICE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
HOSPITAL PHARMACY PRACTICE 2021/2022
HOSPITAL ATTACHMENT 2019/2020
HOSPITAL PHARMACY ATTACHMENT 2021/2022
HOSPITAL PHARMACY PRACTICE 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2012/2013
INNOVATIONS IN PHARMACY PRACTICE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY PRACTICE 2018/2019
ISLAMIC INPUT IN PHARMACY 2018/2019
PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS ATTACHMENT 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS I 2010/2011
Pharmacy Practice III 2010/2011
Pharmacy Practice IV 2012/2013 2010/2011
PROBLEM BASED LEARNING I 2010/2011
Problem-based Learning II 2012/2013
PT I : CVS, HAEMATOLOGY & RESPIRATORY DISORDERS 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
PT II : GIT, HEPATOBILIARY, GUT & MSK 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017 2012/2013
PT III : ENDOCRINE, CNS, PSYCHIATRY & OTHER DISEASES 2020/2021 2017/2018
PT IV : INTERN MED, PSYCH, PAED, SURGERY AND O&G DISORDERS 2017/2018 2016/2017
RESEARCH IN PHARMACY (BIOSTATISTICS & PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY) 2017/2018
RESEARCH IN PHARMACY (BIOSTATISTIC & PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY) 2020/2021 2018/2019
RESEARCH PROJECT 1 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2019 Patient level of Tramadol Utilization: Prevalence, Patterns and Clinical Outcomes
On-Going
2021 - Present Transferring Knowledge on Quality Use of Medicines to Staff of Pertubuhan Komited Malaysia (KOMITED) in Pahang: Towards Improving Health Literacy during COVID-19 Pandemic.
2021 - Present Substance Use Disorders and Behavioural Addiction: An Integrated Approach
2021 - Present The Impact of Pharmacist-Led Intervention on Knowledge and Practice of Medication Storage and Disposal Centre SASMEC @IIUM
2020 - Present Effects of trace elements concentration in human breast milk on infant development
2019 - Present Effectiveness of microbial chitosan thin films from carbon substrate of palm oil mill effluent for potential application as novel tactile sensor in healthcare monitoring.
2018 - Present Pattern analyzer on concomitant use of opioid and benzodiazepine in patients with chronic non-cancer pain: The rising of opioid overdose death
- Improving the Quality Use of the Prescribed Pharmacotherapy for Patients with Chronic Diseases: A Multifaceted Approach


Publications


Article

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 Experiential education as a strategy to preserve Maqasid Al-Shariah by identifying and addressing stigmatic views held by pharmacy students of patients with substance use disorders. Journal of Pharmacy, 1 (1) pp. 1-7
2021 Reflections of pharmacy students on experiential education in providing health services to people with history of substance use disorders in Malaysia. Journal of Pharmacy, 1 (2) pp. 63-69
2020 Drug utilization and drug pricing in the private primary healthcare system in Malaysia: an employer price control mechanism. Frontiers in Public Health, 8 () pp.
2020 The prevalence of prescribing medications associated with geriatric syndromes among discharged elderly patients. Journal of Pharmacy & Bioallied Sciences, 12 (6) pp. 747-751
2019 Differential patterns of adherence to opioid therapy in opioid naïve and opioid existing patients with different age groups. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 10 () pp. 1-9
2019 Sex differences in high opioid dose escalation among Malaysian patients with long term opioid therapy. Journal of Pain Research, () pp. 1-21
2016 The effect of pasteurization on trace elements in donor breast milk. Journal of Perinatology, 36 (10) pp. 897-900
2016 The simultaneous analysis of eight essential trace elements in human milk by ICP-MS. Food Analytical Methods, 9 (7) pp. 2068-2075
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Development of phenomenon-based learning components through community services learning (SULAM) course addressing substance use disorders: experiences before and during COVID-19 pandemic.. In: 1st National Conference on SULAM 2021,
2021 Perkongsian pengalaman dan usaha kolaborasi JKPD dalam membantu proses pemulihan klien AADK di Kuantan, Pahang. In: SIMPOSIUM JKPD DAN HARI KEPULIHAN AADK PERINGKAT KEBANGSAAN 2021,
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 Investigating self-medication practice among pregnant women in Kuantan, Pahang. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Investigating the use and knowledge of analgesics among IIUM Undergraduate Pharmacy students.. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Investigating the use of dietary supplements among undergraduate pharmacy students. 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),