Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Staff Profile

Dr Vivian Verbo

Senior Lecturer

Background

Current Role

My teaching career began more than ten years ago and has taught several subjects in degree courses such as Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical Technology and MBBS.  Currently, I am a senior lecturer at Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia where I am the Unit leader and lecturer for Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescribing for MBBS degree programme and also the module leader and lecturer of Pharmacology for Biomedical Sciences (BMS). I am also involved in teaching other units of MBBS programme such as  Clinical skills, Communication skills, Patient, Doctor & Society and others.


Qualifications

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education (PGCert Med Ed) - Newcastle University, UK

Fellow in Geriatric Medicine (FPCGM) - Philippine College of Geriatric Medicine

Diplomate in Geriatric Medicine (DPCGG) - Philippine College of Gerontology & Geriatrics

Doctor of Medicine (MD) - St. Luke's College of Medicine, Philippines

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Pharmacy - University of the Philippines

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certification - USA

Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) Certification - USA




Research

Peripheral Neuropathy and its Effects on the Quality of Life of Geriatric Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus in Valenzuela City, Metro Manila

JBGuerrero MD, SLNufable MD, VGSVeloso MD, and VAVerbo MD

September 2010 – December 2010, Philippine College of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Inc.

 

Determination of Antifungal Properties of Caulerpa racemosa

June1998 - March1999,  Department of Pharmacology

St. Luke's College of Medicine, Philippines


A Study on the Effect of Some Ergogenic Aids on Serum Creatinine, Urea, Cholesterol levels and Liver Glycogen content in Male rats

June 1997- March1998, Department of  Biochemistry

St. Luke's College of Medicine, Philippines

 

A Comparative Study on the Dissolution Properties of Sustained-Release Theophylline Capsules

November 1995 – March 1996, College of Pharmacy

University of the Philippines


Teaching

Previous Academic & Teaching Experience


Senior Lecturer,  MD UKM-AUCMS Programme - Allianze University College of Medical Sciences, Malaysia

Module coordinator, MD UKM-AUCMS Programme - Allianze University College of Medical Sciences, Malaysia

Assistant Professor, St. Luke's College of Nursing - Trinity University of Asia, Philippines

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing - Centro Escolar University

Assistant Professor, School of Alternative Medicine - St. Francis Divine College Inc., Philippines

Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy - World Citi Colleges, Philippines

Head of Human Anatomy/ Microbiology & Parasitology Department - Trinity University of Asia, Philippines

Head of Basic Nursing Sciences Department - Trinity University of Asia, Philippines

Dean of College of Pharmacy - World Citi Colleges, Philippines


Publications

  • H H, Gan R, Verbo V, Guerrero J, ed. Human Anatomy and Physiology Workbook and Laboratory Manual. Philippines: C & E Publication, Inc, 2008. In Preparation.
  • Ho H, Gan R, Verbo V, ed. Microbiology and Parasitology. Laboratory Manual for the Health Sciences. Philippines: C & E Publication, Inc, 2006. In Preparation.
  • Ho H, Gan R, Verbo V, ed. Microbiology and Parasitology. Laboratory Manual for the Health . Philippines: C & E Publication, Inc, 2005. In Preparation.