28 Mar 2017

Managing Diabetes Through Drugs and Diet

On 8 March 2017, the IMU’s School of Pharmacy and IMU Alumni hosted a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) talk in collaboration with the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society- Young Pharmacist Chapter (MPS-YPC). Two healthcare professionals provided a brief talk on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The first speaker, Jivanraj, is a clinical pharmacist from Hospital Kuala Lumpur. He is also part of the hospital’s Endocrine team as a pharmacist at the Diabetes Medication Therapy Adherence Clinic (DMTAC). The second speaker, […]

27 Mar 2017

Medical Students Debate on Medical Ethics and Environment

As professionalism, ethics, and personal development is one of the components of the 8 learning outcome domains of International Medical University (IMU), an interesting intercampus debate about bioethics between Batu Pahat Clinical Campus and Kluang Clinical Campus is organised biannually by the final semester medical students to facilitate discussions regarding ethical issues in an interactive way. This time of the year, the long-awaited debate was organised by the medical students of IMU Kluang Clinical Campus, putting the focus on the […]

24 Mar 2017

Passion in Humanitarian Work Leads to Aflame Student Award for IMU Pharmacy Student

Joining IMU opened a whole new world of opportunities for Michele Fernandez. She has always been very passionate about humanitarian work and the opportunity to do this started when she joined the University to study pharmacy. It started off with Michele volunteering at IMU Cares events and fundraising events that were carried out at the University. “Doing good for others is the strongest drug I know of, it is so addictive that once you start, you would want more, a […]

23 Mar 2017

Ananda College Eemerged Champion of Sri Lanka’s Science Challenge

11 March 2017 – 33 teams of the best and brightest secondary school students from 18 schools in Sri Lanka participated in the recently concluded Science Challenge at Hilton Residence Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The challenge was organised by IMU in collaboration with REXPO. A team of students from Ananda College emerged champion of this Challenge. This team won the challenge after defeating the other teams, pitting their knowledge against one another for the coveted first prize. Gateway College Dehiwela […]

22 Mar 2017

IMU Alumnus Pursues Interest in Medicine and Law

(Part Two) Medicine and law have always held his interest and combining these two interests into a career would be the best choice. This is exactly what Dr Chan Chee Ching, a holder of double master’s degrees, did. He is currently pursuing his third master’s degree – Master of Laws at City, University of London. He started his medical studies at IMU and transferred to University of Edinburgh for completion of his degree – a MBChB from the University of […]

21 Mar 2017

IMU Awarded Self-Accreditation Status

MQA adds feather into IMU’s cap by recognising its academic excellence Kuala Lumpur, 20 March 2017 – IMU now holds “Self-accreditation status” following the announcement made by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) today. IMU is one of the eight (8) universities that received the coveted award. The self-accreditation status entitles a higher education provider (HEP) to accredit its programmes except for programmes that require accreditation and recognition of the relevant professional body. On receiving the self-accreditation award from Yang Berhormat Dato’ […]

20 Mar 2017

IMU Alumnus Pursues Interest in Medicine and Law

(Part One) Medicine and law have always held his interest and combining these two interests into a career would be the best choice. This is exactly what Dr Chan Chee Ching, a holder of double master’s degrees, did. He is currently pursuing his third master’s degree – Master of Laws at City, University of London. He started his medical studies at IMU and transferred to University of Edinburgh for completion of his degree – a MBChB from the University of […]

16 Mar 2017

A Career in Sales after a Degree in Biomedical Science

We are always pleased to see many of our alumni returning to their alma mater to celebrate their juniors’ and siblings’ graduation whenever one takes place in IMU. One of the alumni who did this at the October 2016 graduation was Nicole Chew Ling Li who is currently working at All Eights (M) Sdn Bhd. As she was busy celebrating and photo taking with her juniors, we managed to pull her aside for a short Q&A session. How well has […]

15 Mar 2017

Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence in Medical Education

Kuala Lumpur, 10 March 2017 – IMU’s Bukit Jalil campus took on a celebratory air as the University officially kickstarted their 25th Anniversary Celebrations at their University Day, an event held annually to commemorate its university status conferred in 1999. With an overarching theme of “Better Health, Better Society” for its 25th Anniversary celebrations, this first and most established medical and health sciences Malaysian university promises a more vibrant and exciting future, while celebrating its achievements together with its staff, […]

14 Mar 2017

IMU Alumnus Advocates Pharmacy Profession

For IMU Alumnus, Lim Kean Ping, being a pharmacist is never his first ambition. His first inclination to be a pharmacist rose after he suffered from a serious drug allergy which resulted in a 7-day hospital stay during Form 6. HIs initial intention was pretty simple, he wanted to be a pharmacist and manage his own medicine! His intentions have changed since then and he is now an advocate for the pharmacy profession. Kean Ping was kind enough to share […]

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