International Collaborative Partner (ICP)

Name Prof Dr Phaik Yeong Cheah 
Qualification Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.
Erasmus Mundus Masters of Bioethics - MSc (Bioethics) (Magna cum laude), Catholic University of Leuven, Radboud University, University of Padova (combined degree).
B.Pharm (1st Class Hons), University Sains Malaysia
Organization Mahidol University, Bangkok Thailland
UTAR Contact Person Prof Lim Yang Mooi
  • Head, Clinical Trials Support Group
    Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit 2008-2015
  • Senior Research Support Associate
    Clinical Trials and Research Governance, Research Services, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK-2008
  • Medical Affairs Manager
    Abbott Laboratories, Malaysia- 2007
  • Clinical Research Associate
    Abbott Laboratories, Malaysia- 2005
Research Publications
  • Lim R, Ellet LK, Roughead EE, Cheah PY, Masnoon N. Patient-reported questionnaires to identify adverse drug reactions: a systematic review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. In press
  • Piasecki J, Cheah PY. Ownership of individual level health data. BMC Med Ethics. In press
  • Delmas MV, Soan M, Khirikoekkong N, Aung KK, Wah SL, Lwin WPP, Maung B, Mukaka M, Cheah PY. Under the Mask: a film on tuberculosis at the Thai Myanmar border. Front Public Health 2021. In press
  • de Haan F, Bolarinwa OA, Guissou R, Tou F Moors EHM, Cheah PY, Dhorda M Ouedraogo JB, Mokuolu OA, Amaratunga C. To
    what extent are the antimalarial markets in African countries ready for a transition to triple artemisinin-based combination
    therapies? PLoS One. 2021 Aug 31;16(8):e0256567
  • Osterrieder A, Cuman G, Pan-Ngum W, Cheah P, Cheah PK Mackworth-Young CRS, Ongkili D, Chaviriyavuth R, Mukaka M, Cheah PY. Economic and social impacts of COVID-19 and public health measures: results from an anonymous online survey in Thailand, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, Italy and Slovenia. BMJ Open 2021;11:e046863. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046863
  • Adhikari B, Cheah PY. Vaccine hesitancy in the COVID-19 era. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021. Epub 2021/07/05. doi: 10
  • Poomchaichote T, Osterrieder A, Prapharsavat R, Naemiratch B, Ruangkajorn S Kiatying-Angsulee, Sumpradit N, Punnin S, Limmathurotsakul D, Cheah PY. AMR Dialogues: a public engagement initiative to shape policies and solutions on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Thailand. Wellcome Open Res 2021, 6:188
  • Adhikari B, Pokharel S, Raut S, Adhikari J, Thapa S Shrestha S, Rijal K R, Marahatta B, Cheah PY, Pell C. Why do people purchase
    antibiotics over-the-counter? A qualitative study with patients, clinicians and dispensers in central, eastern and western Nepal.
    BMJ Glob Health 2021 May;6(5):e005829. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-005829
  • McCoy A, Lachman JM, Ward C, Tapanya S, Poomchaichote T, Kelly J, Mukaka M, Cheah PY, Garder F. Feasibility pilot of an adapted parenting program embedded within the Thai public health system. BMC Pub Health 2021 May 29;21(1):1009. doi:
  • TIndana P, de Haan F, Mokuolu OA, Guissou R, Bolarinwa OA Moors HM, Dondorp A, Dhorda M, Amaratunga C, Cheah PY.Ethical, regulatory and market-related aspects of deploying triple artemisinin-based combination therapies for malaria
    treatment in Africa: A study protocol. Wellcome Open Res 2021, 6: 75.
Awards & Honours
  • 2019 Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship for project entitled Data Access Committees, Bellagio, Italy
  • 2019 University of Oxford Vice Chancellor Choice Award and Public Engagement with Research Awards for Village Drama Against Malaria in Cambodia (project lead)
  • 2018 Visiting Scholar, Brocher Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2017 University of Oxford Vice Chancellor Public Engagement with Research Awards - Highly Commended Category awarded or our work on the Tak Province Community Ethics Advisory Board (project co-lead)
  • 2016 Thomson Reuters Thailand Frontier Researcher Awards for Social Sciences
  • 2015 European Commission full scholarship to obtain the Erasmus Mundus Master on Bioethics degree at Catholic University of Leuven, Radboud University & University of Padova (combined degree)
  • 2006 University of Oxford Merit Award
  • 1998 Janssen Pharmaceutica Best Thesis award at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • 1994 Glaxo Wellcome scholarship for undergraduate study at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Professional Memberships
  • Associate Professor and Member of Congregation, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford (from Jul 2016)
  • Head, Bioethics & Engagement; Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Mahidol University, Bangkok Thailand (from
    May 2015)
  • Researcher, the Ethox Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford (from Mar 2013)