26 Sep 2016

IMU Double Degree Alumnus


Although IMU has always had alumni who have done double degrees from undergraduate to postgraduate studies, Michael Son Wei Da is the first that has gone down the unbeaten path by scoring himself a Biomedical Science degree, followed by an IMU MBBS degree. Michael first joined IMU in 2008 under the Biomedical Science programme and completed his first degree in 2011. According to him, the Biomedical Science’s course structure is more constructive and better planned in IMU compared to other […]

23 Sep 2016

IMU Welcomes A/Prof Mohd Zulkefeli as Dean, School of Pharmacy

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19 September 2016 – The International Medical University (IMU) is pleased to announce the appointment of A/Prof Mohd Zulkefeli as Dean, School of Pharmacy. A/Prof Mohd Zulkefeli, PhD is also an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department at IMU since September 2016. Before joining the IMU, he was a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and had served in various administrative positions including Deputy Dean of Academic, Quality and Research (2007 to 2008) and Deputy Dean […]

22 Sep 2016

IMU Alumna and Her Entrepreneurship Journey

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During the recent alumni gathering in Ipoh, our alumna from Nutrition and Dietetics (N&D), Lee Bei Ning shared briefly about her ups and downs of being a freelance wellness consultant. Since then, we have reached out to her for an in-depth story about her entrepreneurial journey and what inspired her to go down the unbeaten path. Read on to find out how she stay motivated to excel in her chosen field. Are you from Ipoh? If you are not from […]

21 Sep 2016

Introducing the IMU Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry


Looking to advance your knowledge and skills in implant dentistry? Would like to but cannot afford to take time off the dental practice? The International Medical University (IMU) is now offering a postgraduate diploma in implant dentistry (PGDID) programme which is specially tailored for the working dentist. The programme has a unique learning model which offers flexibility through its outcome-based modular structure delivered through blended learning. It effectively optimises face-to-face sessions and technologically-enhanced learning platforms when students are off-site. The […]

20 Sep 2016

Practical Workshop on Clinical Research and Clinical Trial at IMU


Each time when we purchase medicines or nutritional supplements over the counter from any pharmacies, it has never dawned on us the time, effort, and processes it takes to come up with such products. Extensive pre-clinical or laboratory research has to be done to bring a new drug to the market, which may take at least 10 years and US$ 125 million. However, that is not all. The products still need to undergo exclusive testing on human subjects which involve […]

19 Sep 2016

IMU Alumnus is one of Asia 21’s Class of Young Leaders 2016


An IMU medical alumnus, Dr Avinesh Singh Bhar, is one of Asia 21’s Class of Young Leaders 2016, a group of remarkable leaders focused on shaping a brighter future for the Asia-Pacific region. Dr Bhar, a Malaysian, and 31 other rising professionals from 23 countries had to go through a highly competitive selection process which was based on outstanding achievement, commitment to public service, and a proven ability to make the world a better place. One of the notable alumni […]

15 Sep 2016

Safety at Home


Your home is the place where accidents are most likely to occur. Accidents happen, right? Not necessarily. In fact, some of the most common injuries that occur at home do not have to happen. Thus, everyone should be aware of the dangers in the home so that accidents can be avoided. The purpose of this article is to raise awareness of the type of accidents that may occur at home and what steps you can take to prevent them. Both […]

14 Sep 2016

Promoting Oral Health Awareness to the IMU Community During Oral Health Week 2016


The IMU Semesters 2 and 4 dental students packed a punch in bringing oral health awareness and education to the IMU Community through Oral Health Week (OHW) 2016 with the theme of Dental Wars – The Floss Awakens. As the theme suggests, OHW 2016 emphasises on flossing. According to the American Dental Association, inter-dental cleaners such as floss are an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums. Cleaning between teeth removes plaque that can lead to cavities […]

13 Sep 2016

Creating Awareness on Organ Donation


14 August 2016 – IMU Cares & MAPCU Organ Donation Campaign, in partnership with IJM Land Berhad, organised the IJM Half Marathon 2016. The main focus of this event was to spread awareness regarding organ donation among the public and to get many to register and pledge to donate organs. The volunteers gathered in IMU Clinical School before departing to the destination at 5:30am. Registration forms, brochures, flyers, souvenirs and mascot materials were prepared for the occasion. The volunteers were […]

09 Sep 2016

Aesthetic Dentistry 101


What’s the difference between a regular dentist and an aesthetic dentist? Can both treat a patient for the same things? We take a look at the specialised role aesthetic dentist play in helping people to not only look better, but feel better as well. What does an aesthetic dentist do? While traditional dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing and treating oral disease, aesthetic or cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of a person’s teeth, mouth and smile. […]

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