Associate Professor Christine TENG

Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy), National University of Singapore
MSc (Clinical Pharmacy) (Distinction), Queen’s University of Belfast, UK
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties, USA
Clinical Pharmacy Research Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA

Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore
18 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543
Tel: +65 6516 1996
Fax: +65 6779 1554

Teaching Activities in NUS

  • Undergraduate: Pharmacotherapy II, Pharmacy Practice III, Pharmacy Practice IV
  • Postgraduate (PharmD): Advance Pharmacotherapy in Infectious Diseases, Drug Information
  • Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Strategies & Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Impact of Pharmacist-led services in acute and community care settings
  • BSc (Pharmacy) (1996), National University of Singapore
  • MSc (Clinical Pharmacy) (Distinction) (2002), Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast, UK
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), USA (from 2007)
  • BCPS with Added Qualification in Infectious Diseases, USA (from 2011)
  • Accredited Pharmacy Specialist (Infectious Diseases), Ministry of Health Singapore (from 2013)
  • National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Research Fellowship Award [2013]
  • Health Manpower Development Programme, Singapore Ministry of Health [2009]
  • Associate Professor, National University of Singapore (Jul 2016-present)
  • Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore (2008-Jun 2016)
  • Principal Clinical Pharmacist as associate staff, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (2008-present)
  • Visiting Scientist, Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA (Aug 2013-Jun 2014)
  • Visiting Scholar/ Clinical Pharmacy Fellow, University of Illinois at Chicago (Jun 2006-Jun 2008)
  • Pre-registration Pharmacist (1996-7); Pharmacist (1997-2002); Senior Pharmacist (2002-2006), Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Elected President (Apr 2011-Mar 2013), Vice-President (2010-11), Council Member (2009-2010), Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore
  • Member, Ministry of Health Pharmacy Specialist Accreditation Committee (Infectious Diseases) (2012-present)
  • Member, MOH Workgroup on National Standards for Pharmacy Services (2010 to 2013)
  • Supporting Expert, Nursing Home Standard Workgroup (2012 to Jun 2013)
  • Lew KY, Ng TM, Tan M, Tan SH, Lew EL, Ling LM, Ang B, Lye D, Teng CB. Safety and clinical outcomes of carbapenem de-escalation as part of an antimicrobial stewardship programme in an ESBL-endemic setting. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Dec 3. pii: dku479
  • CB Teng, TM Ng, MW Tan, SH Tan, M Tay, LM Ling, B Ang, DC Lye. Safety and effectiveness of improving carbapenem use via prospective review and feedback in a multidisciplinary antimicrobial stewardship programme. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2015;44:19-25
  • Teng CB*, Lee W, Yeo CL, Lee SY, Ng TM, Yeoh SF, Lim WH, Kwa AL, Thoon KC, Ooi ST, Tan TY, Hsu LY, Lye DC, Chlebicki MP. Guidelines for antimicrobial stewardship training and practice. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2012 Jan;41(1):29-36
  • Madigan T, Teng CB, Koshaish J, Johnson KR, Graner KK, Banerjee R. Optimization of Vancomycin dosing in very low-birth-weight preterm neonates. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Jan;32(1):83-86
  • Ng TM, Teng CB, Lye DC, Apisarnthanarak A. A multicenter case-case control study for risk factors and outcomes of extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Jan;35(1):49-55
  • CB Teng*, K Rezai, GS Itokazu, RC Xamplas, RC Glowacki, KA Roldvold, RA Weinstein, DN Schwartz. Continuation of high-dose Vancomycin despite nephrotoxicity. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012, 56(6):3470