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


Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN, United States
  • MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PHARMACY, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN, United States

Professional Qualification

  • BACHELOR OF PHARMACY, NAGPUR UNIVERSITY, India

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical And Health Sciences, Pharmacology, Toxicology
  • Medical And Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Social Pharmacy

Research Interest

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Publications

2019
  • Job satisfaction and stress levels among community pharmacists in Malaysia (ISI-Indexed), Job satisfaction and stress levels - Article in Journals
  • Attitudes, practices and barriers of Malaysian community pharmacists toward provision of weight management services (ISI-Indexed), Frontiers in Pharmacology - Article in Journals
  • Telemonitoring and Team-Based Management of Glycemic Control on People with Type 2 Diabetes: a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. (ISI-Indexed), J Gen Intern Med - Article in Journals
  • Using telemedicine to support care for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a qualitative analysis of patients perspectives. (ISI-Indexed), Bmj Open - Article in Journals
2018
  • Exploring the interface between Complementary Medicine and Community Pharmacy in Malaysia A survey of Pharmacists (ISI-Indexed), Complementary Medicine and Community Pharmacy - Article in Journals
  • Perceptions of the Malaysian general public on community pharmacy-based weight management services (ISI-Indexed), Community Pharmacy - Article in Journals
2017
  • Cost-effectiveness of bisphosphonates for prevention of fracture related to glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in Malaysia., Int. J Rheumatic Diseases - Article in Journals
2016
  • COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF BISPHOSPHONATES FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PREVENTION OF HIP-RELATED FRACTURE WITH GLUCOCORTICOID-INDUCED OSTEOPOROSIS IN MALAYSIA (ISI-Indexed), VALUE IN HEALTH - Article in Journals
  • BURDEN OF OSTEOPOROSIS-RELATED HIP FRACTURE IN ASIA. A REVIEW OF HEALTH CARE COSTS AND RESOURCE UTILIZATION (ISI-Indexed), VALUE IN HEALTH - Article in Journals
  • COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF NEWER ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS (AEDS) FOR MANAGEMENT OF PARTIAL EPILEPSY IN CHILDREN IN MALAYSIA (ISI-Indexed), VALUE IN HEALTH - Article in Journals
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed), VALUE IN HEALTH - Article in Journals
  • Chronic care model in primary care: can it improve health-related quality of life? (ISI-Indexed), INTEGRATED PHARMACY RESEARCH AND PRACTICE - Article in Journals
2015
  • Membership rate, perception and awareness of their professional association among newly licensed pharmacists (SCOPUS-Indexed), International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sc - Article in Journals
  • Challenges and opportunities in integrating complementary and alternative medicine into mainstream of the Malaysian healthcare system., Humanitas Medicine - Article in Journals
  • Quality use of medicine in a developing economy: Measures to overcome challenges in the Malaysian healthcare system, SAGE Open Medicine - Article in Journals
2014
  • CHALENGES AND OPORTUNITIES IN THE MALAYSIAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (ISI-Indexed), VALUE IN HEALTH - Article in Journals
  • Factors associated with good glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Journal of Diabetes Investigation (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Diabetes Investigation - Article in Journals
  • Herbal medicines used in the traditional Indian medicinal system as a therapeutic treatment option for overweight and obesity management (SCOPUS-Indexed), International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sc - Article in Journals
  • Internal factors affecting academic performance among pharmacy students in Malaysian institutions of higher learning, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research - Article in Journals
2013
  • Effects of a Nutrition Support Team on Clinical Outcomes, Metabolic Complications and Electrolyte Abnormalities in Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition. (ISI-Indexed), Nutrition in Clinical Practice - Article in Journals
  • Medication adherence in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated at primary health clinics in Malaysia (ISI-Indexed), Diabetes Care - Article in Journals
2012
  • Pharmaceutical care issues identified by pharmacists in patients with diabetes, hypertension or hyperlipidaemia in primary care settings (ISI-Indexed), Pharmaceutical care issues - Article in Journals
  • Medication adherence among hypertensive patients of primary health clinics in Malaysia (ISI-Indexed), PATIENT PREFERENCE AND ADHERENCE - Article in Journals
  • Treatment of common cold by general practitioners in Malaysia (SCOPUS-Indexed), Treatment of common cold - Article in Journals
  • Are Generic Medicines Effective?, Generic Medicines - Article in Journals

Research

  • Medication use and drug-related problems encountered by community-dwelling elderly in Klang Valley,  Co-researcher2017 to 2021, Taylor's University
  • Evidence synthesis to guide practice in ageing population: Focusing on the roles of physical, social and cognitive interventions,  Co-researcher2017 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-researcher2015 to 2018, National

Awards and Stewardship

  • Member of Evaluation Panel, Services, Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), Member of panel of evaluators , 2018
  • Chairman of Joint Technical Committee of the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia, Services, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Chairman Of Committee Or Task Force , 2018

Paper Presented

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