Dr. YAU Wai Ping

BSc (Pharm) (Hons), National University of Singapore
PhD, National University of Singapore
NUS-Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship (in Pharmacoepidemiology), Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Registered Pharmacist, Singapore Pharmacy Council

Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore
18 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543
Tel: +65 6516 8913
Fax: +65 6779 1554

Teaching Activities in NUS


  • PR3116 Concepts in Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics
  • PR3144 Principles of Research Methods
  • PHS3310 Undergraduate Professional Internship Programme
  • PHS3311 Undergraduate Professional Internship
  • PHS3312 Enhanced Undergraduate Professional Internship Programme


  • PR5218 Practical in Product Development – Lab Rotations
  • PR5224 Pharmacoepidemiology
  • PR5234 Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacogenetics

Research Interests

  • Clinical pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Pharmacoepidemiology and Public Health
  • Pharmacy education

Dr. Yau’s research interests include clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics of immunosuppressant drugs in Asian transplant recipients, pharmacokinetic modeling, and pharmacoepidemiology in special populations. The primary goal of her research interests is to gain deeper understanding to rationalize and improve medication use. In addition, Dr. Yau is also interested in action research in pharmacy education.

A list of her research publications is available here.