Cheong, Mark Wing Loong

Visiting Fellow

  • Mark Wing Loong Cheong

    Research Interests

    • Access to Healthcare
    • Health
    • Palliative Care


    • PhD in Public Health, Monash University
    • Master of Arts (Health Research – Public Health), Lancaster University
    • Master of Business Administration, University of Strathclyde
    • Master of Pharmacy, University of Strathclyde


    • 2020 to date: Visiting Fellow, UNU-IIGH
    • 2019 to date: Member, National Palliative Care Development Strategy Technical Group, Ministry of Health Malaysia

    Biographical Statement

    Dr Mark Cheong is a Lecturer at the School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia and a Visiting Fellow at the United Nations University – International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH). Mark’s research focus is on access to healthcare and medicines, as well as issues surrounding the delivery of healthcare services. He is currently leading research projects centred on the accessibility and delivery of palliative care to patients with non-communicable and non-cancer diseases in low- and middle-income countries.

    His previous experience includes providing clinical services within public health facilities in Malaysia, as well as clinical operations leadership and healthcare management expertise for both local and multinational healthcare providers in Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region.

    Mark holds a PhD in Public Health from Monash University, a Master of Arts in Health Research from Lancaster University, and an MBA and a Master of Pharmacy from the University of Strathclyde. He is also a pharmacist registered with the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia.