Researcher biography

Dr Meng-Wong Taing (Wong) graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (with Honours Class 1) in 2002, Graduate Certificate in Technology Innovation Management in 2012, and a PhD in Pharmacy in 2013. After completion of his PhD he worked as a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Translation Research Institute (TRI) investigating novel drug candidates for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity. In 2014, Wong joined the School of Pharmacy as a Lecturer and was awarded the Dean's commendation for Research Higher Degree Excellence. Wong's current research themes have a strong commitment in facilitating extended roles for pharmacists and other health care providers to improve patient outcomes. He is particularly interested in further developing evidence for pharmacists working in collaborative oral healthcare models in Australia. Wong is also completing his Masters in Biostatistics through the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia.

Dr Meng-Wong Taing is an Affiliate Lecturer at the Mater Research Institute, and is a Lecturer at the School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland (UQ). Dr Meng-Wong Taing teaches Quality Use of Medicines within the UQ Advanced Practice Midwifery course and Master of Nurse Practitioner Studies program. He is also the 1st year course coordinator for PHRM1020 Data Analysis & Professional Practice.