Our Management Team
Name: Poh Boon Fong
Credential: Boon Fong graduated from University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) with a Bachelor of Audiology in the year 2003. She later pursued the Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CeMBA) at Wawasan Open University (WOU) and was awarded the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Memorial Prize for being the best student in WOU’s postgraduate programmes in 2012. She is a member of the Malaysian Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (MASH) as well as an international member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA).
Job Title: Audiologist
Interest: Community services and management of hearing impairments among children and adults. Boon Fong also has special interest in managing patients with tinnitus and/or hyperacusis.
Achievement: Boon Fong initiated the first “Better Hearing & Speech In May” (BHS) awareness campaign in Malaysia in 2004. The campaign aimed to provide early diagnosis and intervention to those suffering from speech-language and hearing problems. Throughout the month of May, the team provided free speech-language and hearing assessment to the public. Due to the success of the campaign, MASH adopted BHS in 2006 and since then, BHS has been celebrated nationwide in Malaysia. Boon Fong is also part of the team that started the Cochlear Implant Programme in the Northern Region in 2005, bringing the gift of hearing and a new light of hope to the hearing impaired community.
Name: Carmen Ooi Chia Wen
Credential: Carmen received her Bachelor of Speech Sciences at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and practised as a speech-language therapist in Gleneages Intan Medical Centre Kuala Lumpur, for five years before her current pursue of postgraduate education in The University of Hong Kong.
Job Title: Speech-Language Therapist
Interest: She is committed to develop speech therapy services in Malaysia. She is interested in running community service project in rural areas.
Achievement: Carmen was elected as the President of The Malaysian Association of Speech-Language and Hearing (MASH) from 2006 to 2008. During the presidency, her committee initiated the inaugural National Better Hearing and Speech month campaign which is ran until today.
Name : Dr Wong Tze Peng
Credential: PhD (Speech and Language Therapy) University of Canterbury, B Speech Sciences (Hons) Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, member of MASH
Job Title: Speech-language Pathologist
Interest: Evidence-based practice in early language intervention
Achievement: Tze Peng has worked as a speech-language pathologist in centre-based, hospital-based and home-based settings in the Klang Valley since 2003. She was also involved in research studies that investigate children’s conversational skills with their caregivers and their speech-language pathologists.
Name: Dr Phoon Hooi San
Credential: Bachelor in Speech Sciences (Hons), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Malaysia; PhD in Speech-language Therapy, University of Canterbury
Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Interest: speech and language assessment and intervention for children with speech-language impairments
Achievement: Hooi San 10 years of clinical experience in assessing and treating individuals with speech-language impairments; published a number of speech-language related research articles in refereed journals; specializes in speech assessment for the multilingual children in Malaysian.
Name: T’ng Kuan Chen Zenne
Credential: Graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2007, Bachelor degree of Speech Science (Hon) with distinction.
Job Title: Principle Speech Therapist
Interest: Zenne is an enthusiast with a keen interest in health care practices and ability to impart training and knowledge to others.
Achievement: Zenne is working in a restructured hospital in Singapore, serving adults with speech, language and swallowing disorders. She is COMPASS® trained and a competent clinical educator for the Master of Science (Speech and language pathology) at National University of Singapore since 2009. She is actively involved in clinical quality improvement projects which aim to improve clinical practices and work processes in the hospital. She is also involved in research related to dysphagia management in stroke population.