History

History

University of Malaya is among the four public universities (IPTA) in Malaysia conducting pharmacy programmes in Malaysia. The Department of Pharmacy was established in 1995 within the Faculty of Medicine, to cater for the increase need of pharmacists for the public healthcare system.

Since the year 2000, the department is housed in the Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences Building, Faculty of Medicine. There are about 30 members of full-time staff, over 200 undergraduates and a very active Pharmacy Student Society.

Past and present Heads of the Department of Pharmacy

1995 – 1997 Professor Dr. Yeoh Peng Nam
1997 – 2001 Associate Professor Dr. Hadida Hashim
2001 – 2004 Associate Professor Dr. Hjh Samsinah Hj Hussain
2004 – 2006 Associate Professor Dr. Chung Lip Yong
April 2006 – August 2006 Associate Professor Dr. Hjh Samsinah Hj Hussain
2006 – 2014 Associate Professor Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Noordin
2014 – Present Associate Professor Datin Dr. Zoriah Aziz