Ting Soo Chow
Dr. Chow is currently Consultant Physician and Infectious Disease Consultant at the Infectious Disease Unit of the Hospital Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. She is also the Penang State Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator since 2016. She received her medical degree from the University of Science, Malaysia, then went on to become House Officer at the Hospital Pulau Pinang and then became a Medical Officer in Medical Department Hospital Seberang Jaya. She obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians, UK in 2000 and then further sub-specializing in infectious diseases under Ministry Of Health Malaysia program. Dr. Chow then went onto to St. Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst in Sydney, Australia to the Infectious Diseases Unit and obtained training in Clinical Microbiology. She has served on the working committee’s for Clinical Practice Guidelines for HIV infected pregnant ladies and Clinical Practice Guidelines in Dengue Management.
Dr. Chow has been appointed as committee members for Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Plan for Penang State, and also hospital level. She is also a member of antimicrobial team (AMT) in Hospital Pulau Pinang and is interested in Antibiotic Stewardship Program at hospital level. She has also been appointed to be the lead Investigator in Malaysia for WHO Solidarity trial in COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Chow has gained experience as an invited speaker at several local and regional conferences including National AIDS Congress 2008, International Infectious Disease Forum 2011, National Infection Prevention and Control Conference 2022 and many more. She has also participated in a number of clinical research trials for HIV treatments and antibiotics in the past 10 years and has been published in international peer reviewed journals.