Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Emeritus Professor Dr Paraidathathu Thomas A/L P.G. Thomas


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Executive Dean , Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 02/01/2014 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN, United States
  • MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PHARMACY, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN, United States
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • BACHELOR OF PHARMACY, NAGPUR UNIVERSITY, India
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Pharmacy Board of Malaysia, Registered Pharmacist, 2018 to 2018 (National)
  • Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy, Council Member, 2017 to 2017 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Toxicology
  • Social Pharmacy (pharmacy practice, quality use of medicines, adherence)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Article in Journals
2019
  • Win Wei Teong, Yew Keong Ng, Thomas Paraidathathu, Wei Wen Chong. 2019. Job satisfaction and stress levels among community pharmacists in Malaysia. J Pharmacy Practice and Res. doi:10.1002/jppr.1444 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rohit Kumar Verma, Thomas Paraidathathu, Nur Akmar Taha, Wei Wen Chong (2019). Attitudes, practices, and barriers of Malaysian community pharmacists toward provision of weight management services doi: 10.3389/fphar.2019.00138 (ISI-Indexed)
2018
  • Pei Nee Wong, Lesley A. Braun and Thomas Paraidathathu. 2018. Exploring the interface between Complementary Medicine and Community Pharmacy in Malaysia – A survey of Pharmacists. Malaysian J of Public Health Medicine.18 (1): 130-138 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rohit Kumar Verma, Thomas Paraidathathu, Nur Akmar Taha; Wei Wen Chong. 2018. Perceptions of the Malaysian general public on community pharmacy-based weight management services. J Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice. 11(17). DOI.org/10.1186/s40545-018-0146-x (ISI-Indexed)
2017
  • Nurul-Ain Mohd Tahir, Paraidathathu Thomas, Mohd-Shahrir Mohamed Said, Mohd Makmor-Bakry & Shu-Chuen Li. 2017. Cost-effectiveness of bisphosphonates for prevention of fracture related to glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in Malaysia. Int. J Rheumatic Diseases. DOI: 10.1111/1756-185X.13206
2016
  • Tahir, Mohd N. A.; Thomas, P.; Bakry, Makmor M.; Said, Mohamed M. S.; Li, S. C. (2016). COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF BISPHOSPHONATES FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PREVENTION OF HIP-RELATED FRACTURE WITH GLUCOCORTICOID-INDUCED OSTEOPOROSIS IN MALAYSIA. VALUE IN HEALTH, 19(7), pp.A916-A917 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tahir, Mohd N. A.; Thomas, P.; Li, S. C. (2016). BURDEN OF OSTEOPOROSIS-RELATED HIP FRACTURE IN ASIA. A REVIEW OF HEALTH CARE COSTS AND RESOURCE UTILIZATION. VALUE IN HEALTH, 19(7), pp.A916-A916 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tahir, Mohd N. A.; Thomas, P.; Bakry, Makmor M.; Ali, A.; Li, S. C. (2016). COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF NEWER ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS (AEDS) FOR MANAGEMENT OF PARTIAL EPILEPSY IN CHILDREN IN MALAYSIA. VALUE IN HEALTH, 19(7), pp.A875-A875 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tahir, Mohd N. A.; Thomas, P.; Bakry, Makmor M.; Gafor, Abdul A. H.; Li, S. C. (2016). COST-EFFECTIVENES OF A COMBINA TION OF RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM INHIBITORS (RAS)/CA LCIUM CHANEL BLOCKERS (CCB) OR RAS MONOTHERAPY TO RETARD PROGRESION OF KIDNEY DISEASE IN MALAYSIA. VALUE IN HEALTH, 19(7), pp.A847-A847 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Aryani, Faridah Md Yusof; Lee, Shaun Wen Huey; Chua, Siew Siang; Kok, Li Ching; Efendie, Benny; Paraidathathu, Thomas (2016). Chronic care model in primary care: can it improve health-related quality of life?. INTEGRATED PHARMACY RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, 5, pp.11-17 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee J.Y., Chan C.K.Y., Chua S.S., Ng C.J., Paraidathathu T., Lee K.K.-C., Lee S.W.H. (2016). Intervention for Diabetes with Education, Advancement and Support (IDEAS) study: Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research, 16(1), pp.- (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2015
  • Ong Aik Liang, Ponnusamy Subramaniam & Thomas Paraidathathu. 2015. Membership rate, perception and awareness of their professional association among newly licensed pharmacists. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sc. 7(2):48-51. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Nurul-Ain Mohd Tahir, Paraidathathu Thomas & Shu-Chuen Li. 2015. Challenges and opportunities in integrating complementary and alternative medicine into mainstream of the Malaysian healthcare system. Tang (Humanitas Medicine): 5(4):1-6
  • Nurul-Ain Mohd Tahir, Thomas Paraidathathu & Shu-Chuen Li. 2015. Quality use of medicine in a developing economy: Measures to overcome challenges in the Malaysian healthcare system. SAGE Open Medicine. DOI:10.1177/2050312115596864.
2014
  • Tahir, Mohd N. A.; Li, S. C.; Thomas, P. (2014). CHALENGES AND OPORTUNITIES IN THE MALAYSIAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM. VALUE IN HEALTH, 17(7), pp.A802-A802 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nur Sufiza Ahmad, Farida Islahudin & Thomas Paraidathathu. 2014. Factors associated with good glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Journal of Diabetes Investigation 5: 563-569. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rohit Kumar Verma & Thomas Paraidathathu. 2014. Herbal medicines used in the traditional Indian medicinal system as a therapeutic treatment option for overweight and obesity management: A review. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sc. 6(2):40-47. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Norazrina Azmi, Adliah Mhd Ali, Xiao-Lian Wong, Endang Kumolosasi, Jamia Azdina Jamal & Thomas Paraidathathu. 2014. Internal factors affecting academic performance among pharmacy students in Malaysian institutions of higher learning. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 48(3):26-33.
2013
  • Pei Feng Chong and Thomas Paraidathathu. 2013. Effects of a Nutrition Support Team on Clinical Outcomes, Metabolic Complications and Electrolyte Abnormalities in Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 22(4): 548-556. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nur Sufiza Ahmad, Azuana Ramli, Farida Islahudin & Thomas Paraidathathu. 2013. Medication adherence in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated at primary health clinics in Malaysia. Patient Preference and Adherence 7: 525-530 (ISI-Indexed)
2012
  • Siew Siang Chua, Li Ching Kok, Faridah Aryani Md Yusof, Guang Hui Tang,, Shaun Wen Huey Lee, Benny Effendie and Thomas Paraidathathu. 2012. Pharmaceutical care issues identified by pharmacists in patients with diabetes, hypertension or hyperlipidaemia in primary care settings. BMC Health Services Research 12:388 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-388. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Azuana Ramli, Nur Sufiza Ahmad & Thomas Paraidathathu. 2012. Medication adherence among hypertensive patients of primary health clinics in Malaysia. Patient Preference and Adherence 6: 613-622. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Thomas Paraidathathu, Chua Yau Li & Chua Siew Siang. 2012. Treatment of common cold by general practitioners in Malaysia. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sc. 4(4):479-481. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Thomas Paraidaththu. 2012. Are Generic Medicines Effective? Journal of Surgical Academia 2(1):1
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Medication use and drug-related problems encountered by community-dwelling elderly in Klang Valley, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2021 (Taylor's University)
  • Evidence synthesis to guide practice in ageing population: Focusing on the roles of physical, social and cognitive interventions, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2021 (Taylor's University)
  • Deciphering the molecular mechanisms of Caricca papaya leaf polyphenol in inhibiting hemorrhage via proteolysis in humanized mice model of Dengue Virus , Co-researcher, 2015 to 2018 (National)
CONSULTANCY PROJECT
(Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
  • Consultant for Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) Healthcare, Gerson Lehman, 01/03/2016 to 01/04/2016, Consultant  (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • Member of Evaluation Panel, Services, Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), 2018 (Member of panel of evaluators)
  • Chairman of Joint Technical Committee of the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia, Services, Ministry of Health Malaysia, 2018 (Chairman Of Committee Or Task Force)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • 2U2I Briefing (by invitation only), Research, 07/03/2017 to 07/03/2017
  • Curriculum Review Workshop (Day 3) (SoP only), Research, 02/03/2017 to 02/03/2017
  • Workshop for Curriculum Review 01 (SoP only), Research, 13/02/2017 to 13/02/2017
  • Introduction to Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Certification, Research, 06/02/2017 to 06/02/2017
  • Briefing on iCGPA to Deans & HODs in Taylor's University, Research, 10/01/2017 to 10/01/2017