In the dynamic realm of pharmacy, where innovation and knowledge converge, SEGi University’s pharmacy alumni, Yuhashinee K.Kumaradev and Lim Shin Yi, stood out as luminaries at the prestigious Penang Pharmacists Convention held at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre from 23 – 24 Sept 2023. Under the guiding light of Tan Kien Sin, Senior Lecturer of the Faculty of Pharmacy, these exceptional researchers showcased their remarkable contributions, bringing laurels not just to themselves but also to SEGi University.
The convention, a collaborative effort between the Malaysian Pharmacists Society (MPS Penang Area Committee), Young Pharmacists’ Chapter (YPC Penang Area Committee), and Malaysian Community Pharmacy Guild (MCPG Northern Branch), is the largest gathering of pharmacists in the Northern region of Malaysia. With the theme “Advancements in Pharmacy Practice”, the event provided a vital platform for disseminating knowledge and fostering innovative ideas.
Yuhashinee K.Kumaradev and Lim Shin Yi, both proud alumni of SEGi University, presented their groundbreaking research projects under the category of Pharmacy Practice. Their project, titled “Evaluating Pharmacists’ Responses Towards Enquiries on Symptoms of Drug-induced Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Simulated Client Telephone Call Study”, garnered significant attention and accolades. Their meticulous research and insightful findings not only contributed to the advancement of pharmacy practice but also earned them the prestigious “Best Poster Award” at the convention.
This remarkable achievement not only underscores the dedication and expertise of SEGi University’s pharmacy alumni but also reflects the institution’s commitment to nurturing talent and fostering excellence in the field of pharmacy. Under the guidance of Tan Kien Sin, whose mentorship played a pivotal role in shaping these research endeavors, SEGi University continues to uphold its reputation as a leading educational institution.
The success of Yuhashinee K.Kumaradev and Lim Shin Yi is a testament to the collaborative spirit and academic rigor that define SEGi University. It highlights the institution’s unwavering dedication to empowering its students, encouraging them to explore innovative avenues, and inspiring them to make meaningful contributions to their respective fields.
SEGi University takes immense pride in the accomplishments of its pharmacy alumni. This achievement serves as a beacon, illuminating the path for future generations of pharmacy students, inspiring them to reach new heights of excellence in the world of pharmaceutical sciences. The university extends its heartfelt gratitude to the Faculty of Pharmacy, the Research Committee of SEGi University, and all participants who supported and contributed to these outstanding research studies. Together, they have made SEGi University proud, showcasing the institution’s legacy of excellence and innovation in the field of pharmacy.