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Biography

Dr Edwin Tan is a NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University. He is also a registered pharmacist with clinical experience in both Australia and the UK.

Dr Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) in 2007. He was awarded his PhD at Monash University in 2014. His doctoral thesis, 'A team approach to optimising medication outcomes in primary care', was awarded the 2014 Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal.

In 2015, Dr Tan received an Australian Government Endeavour Research Fellowship and the Honourable Geoffrey Connard AM Travel Award to undertake postdoctoral training at the Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Aging Research Centre, Karolinska Institutet.

Dr Tan's research interests are in pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacy practice, quality use of medicines and cognitive health and ageing. His current fellowship investigates the management of comorbidities in people with dementia.

Dr Tan is the associate supervisor for two PhD, one Masters and five undergraduate pharmacy and medical students. He is an experienced teaching associate and lecturer, and has designed and delivered coursework as part of the undergraduate pharmacy practice curriculum. He is an associate editor of BMC Health Services Research and Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.

Keywords

  • General Practice
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Education
  • Public Health
  • Dementia
  • Registries
  • Aged Care

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Projects 2016 2019

Research Output 2008 2018

Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and risk of stroke and death in people with dementia

Tan, E. C. K., Johnell, K., Garcia-Ptacek, S., Haaksma, M. L., Fastbom, J., Bell, J. S. & Eriksdotter, M. 1 Jan 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Alzheimer's and Dementia. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Antihypertensive Medication Regimen Intensity and Incident Dementia in an Older Population

Tan, E. C. K., Qiu, C., Liang, Y., Wang, R., Bell, J. S., Fastbom, J., Fratiglioni, L. & Johnell, K. 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Medications That Cause Dry Mouth As an Adverse Effect in Older People: A Systematic Review and Metaanalysis

Tan, E. C. K., Lexomboon, D., Sandborgh-Englund, G., Haasum, Y. & Johnell, K. 1 Jan 2018 In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 1, p. 76-84 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Research Priorities for Optimizing Geriatric Pharmacotherapy: An International Consensus

Tan, E. C. K., Sluggett, J. K., Johnell, K., Onder, G., Elseviers, M., Morin, L., Vetrano, D. L., Wastesson, J. W., Fastbom, J., Taipale, H., Tanskanen, A. & Bell, J. S. 2018 In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 19, 3, p. 193-199 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Prizes

7th Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium

Edwin Chin Kang Tan (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association

Edwin Chin Kang Tan (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Department Three Minute Thesis

Edwin Chin Kang Tan (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Department Three Minute Thesis

Edwin Chin Kang Tan (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 External research organisation, centre or institute

Fellow - Australian Endeavour Research Fellowship - Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Tan, E. C. K. (Fellow)
1 May 201531 Aug 2016

Activity: External research organisation, centre or institute