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The inaugural cohort of Foundation in Science students who continued their studies in medicine, have successfully completed the first 2.5 years of their medical degree and transferred to the IMU Clinical Campus in Seremban.
With antimicrobial resistance on the rise, and countless modern ailments still lacking effective drugs, scientists worldwide continue to search for new potential compounds. Among them is IMU's lecturer, Dr Mai Chun Wai
School counsellors need to watch for signs of bullying, and then handle those cases with kindness, said IMU's psychology lecturer Dr Nicole Chen. While they may mean well, not many school counsellors take bullying as seriously as they should, leading to cases of bullying that go unnoticed for too long and sometimes, with disastrous effects.
Ivana Tiffany Berenai Mason’s interest in a career as a clinical psychologist started when she was researching about the anxieties that she was going through, where to get help and how to reduce the anxieties. This interest led her to enrol herself into the Psychology programme at IMU in 2009 as the first step towards achieving this career. Ivana is currently working at the Sarawak General Hospital.
Simulation offers junior students preliminary insights into pharmaceutical production processes and challenges, and helps prepare them to undertake workplace learning in their later semesters. The IMU BPharm Model Industry Concept (MIC) was introduced in 2008 for this purpose.
To get closer to his goal of becoming a Chiropractor, Yap Junyan did some research and found out that the only university in Malaysia that offers a chiropractic programme was IMU. At that time, IMU was just starting their new Foundation in Science (FiS) programme and for a smoother transition between foundation and degree, he decided to join the FiS programme. Junyan has since left Malaysia to begin his studies in RMIT University, Australia for completion of his chiropractic degree.
Dr Janet Ngu did her first two and a half years of studies at the International Medical University (IMU) before transferring to the University of Calgary for the completion of her degree. She was awarded the Young Alumnus Award – Academic Achievements at the IMU Alumni Homecoming 2017. This doctor has come a long way
Not all of us can have that perfect smile naturally due to genetics, accidents or teeth that just don’t grow the way they’re supposed to. It’s important to be confident in smiling because it can light up your features and give people a more positive impression of you, which you lose out on if you’re
Oral cancer in this country, according to Dr Sobial Bilal, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Dentistry, is mainly caused by smoking, chewing betel and drinking alcohol. Dr Hussein Al Wakeel, a dental officer at the IMU's Oral Health Centre, adds that early detection of oral cancer is difficult as there are few early