Faculty of Pharmacy
About the Faculty
Established since the founding of the university, the Faculty of Pharmacy prides itself on being a leader in pharmacy education in Malaysia. The Faculty is the first in Malaysia to offer a Doctor of Pharmacy and has made CUCMS the only private institute of higher education to offer a Master in Clinical Pharmacy.
The Faculty started its first intake of students for the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) program following the assessment visit by the Malaysian Pharmacy Board and Lembaga Akreditasi Negara (LAN) on 6th December 2005.
The 1st Level of Monitoring of the Pharmacy program was implemented on 30th – 31st January 2007 and the 2nd Level of Monitoring was performed on 17th – 18th April 2008, both by the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia. The programme was granted a Provisional Recognition status on 13th July 2009 and the Full Accreditation was granted in 2010.
Professors and lecturers at the Faculty are passionate individuals who are active contributors to research in their own fields. The Faculty boasts strong linkages and research collaborations with other Universities of international repute and leading Malaysian pharmaceuticals.
The faculty consist of 4 departments namely the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology & Industry, Department of Community & Pharmacy Practice and Department of Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy and 2 units; Publication, Entrepreneurship, Research, Industrial Networking and Development Unit (P.E.R.I.N.D.U) and the Quality Assurance Unit.
About the Dean
Professor Dr. Rosnani Hashim
Prof. Dr. Rosnani is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and currently the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy. She obtained her Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Master in Clinical Pharmacy at University of Strathclyde, UK under the British Council Government Technical Cooperation Training Award and her PhD at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She served the Ministry of Health Malaysia for 17 years before joining academia and her working experience contributed significantly to her teaching, a good balance between theory and practical.
She has experience in all areas; academic, teaching, practice, research and administration. She pioneered the establishment and development of clinical pharmacy at the undergraduate and post graduate (Masters in Clinical Pharmacy) at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and l and Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) at CUCMS. She is very actively involved in the development of clinical pharmacy education/practice in Malaysia.
She had been a member of Drug Control Authority (DCA), Ministry of Health and a member of the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia and National Accreditation Committee for Pharmacy Education, panel members of MQA, External Examiners & Curriculum Review Committees of several pharmacy schools, and other special committees in the Pharmacy Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia.
Her research interest is in clinical pharmacy education, development and evaluation models of pharmaceutical care and measurement of therapeutic outcomes.