Dato’ Dr (Mrs) S T Kew, MBBS(Sing) MRCP(UK) FRCP (Lond,Edin,Glasg) FAMM FAMS FRCPI FACP(Hon) FRACP(Hon)
Prof Dato’ Dr. Mrs. S T Kew is a Professor in Internal Medicine, International Medical University Malaysia. She was previously the Dean of the School of Medicine from 2012 – 2018, the Dean of the Clinical School from 2009 - 2011, and Head of Department of Internal Medicine from 2007 - 2009.
Before joining the International Medical University, Dr. Kew served as Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist in Hospital Kuala Lumpur. She rose to the post of Head of Internal Medicine in the Ministry of Health. While in the Ministry, she helped to formalize higher specialist training in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine in the country.
Dr. Kew is the Past Master of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Past President of the College of Physicians, as well as Past President of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She chairs the MRCP PACES Coordinating Committee Malaysia. She is a member of the Preliminary Inquiry Committee, and member of Disciplinary Panel of the Malaysian Medical Council.
Dr. Kew is active in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. She is an examiner in the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians PACES examination, and hosts the PACES examination regularly.
Dr. Kew’s research and academic interests include chronic hepatitis B and C, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), irritable bowel syndrome and probiotics, NSAIDs and the gastrointestinal tract, adverse drug reactions, patients’ safety, clinical practice guidelines, issues of medical professionalism and ethics, and clinical assessment especially Mini-CEX (clinical evaluation exercise).