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Collection of news and stories of IMU in diverse media.

IMU Celebrates International Food Culture Day

29 Sep 2017|Articles, Dietetics with Nutrition, News Media, Nutrition, People, Programmes, Students|

An education in IMU is more than just route memory. For the University’s BSc (Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition and BSc (Hons) Nutrition students, it is a requirement for them to take a module called Food Culture and Nutrition as part of their curriculum.The semester-long journey with food culture and nutrition for the 116 students culminated in a Food Culture Day Presentation on 15 June 2017. Find

Prepping for Medical Practice in the United States

13 Sep 2017|Articles, Medicine, News Media, Programmes|

IMU will incorporate the USMLE preparation courses into its medical programme starting this year. he university officially signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Becker Professional Education (Becker) today, making it the first to offer this fundamental key to qualify medical graduates for a residency position and potentially practice professionally and legally in the USA.

International Learning Ground

12 Sep 2017|Articles, Dietetics with Nutrition, News Media, People, Programmes, Students|

Three Semester 8 Dietetics with Nutrition students from International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia, Yap Thien Vern, Lim Wan Ying and Wong Wei Xiang, had the opportunity to undergo a 3-week attachment at a private hospital in Thailand. The students were fortunate enough to get accepted by Sodexo Thailand, a company that manages the food service operations at Bumrungrad International Hospital, to observe and

Stirring Up Cooking Skills

7 Sep 2017|Articles, Foundation in Science, News Media, Programmes|

It is not everyday that a Foundation in Science (FiS) student gets to cook in the Nutrition and Dietetics Laboratory, let alone compete in a cooking competition. However, this was made possible for FiS students at the International Medical University (IMU). The Nutrition and Dietetics with Nutrition programmes organised a cooking competition for the IMU FiS students. Read more about this unforgettable experience

Acupuncture Services for Fertility Treatment

6 Sep 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Award-winning healthcare providers TMC Fertility Centre and IMU Healthcare(IMUH) signed a MOU to offer acupuncture services to couples seeking fertility treatment. The MOU was concluded by Prof Abdul Aziz Baba, Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chancellor of IMU Education, and Prof Emeritus Datuk Dr Khalid Abdul Kadir, Chairman of TMC Life Sciences, at the fertility centre’s headquarters in Kota Damansara.

Platform for Sharing Knowledge, Experiencing Culture

6 Sep 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Students, University|

Mobility programmes allow under - and postgraduates to experience short-term training abroad and gain an international perspective to their programme of study. One of the universities in Malaysia that has such a programme is IMU. The University established its student mobility programme in 2007 and offers both inbound and outbound mobility programmes.  IMU mobility programmes include internships, research, electives, study visits and clinical attachments. Read

IMU and Becker Collaborate in USMLE Related Course

3 Sep 2017|Articles, Medicine, News Media, Programmes, University|

29 August 2017 - International Medical University (IMU) once again turns the tide and contributes to the elevating of medical education in Malaysia through the integration of United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) preparation courses as part of its curriculum. The university officially signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Becker Professional Education (Becker) today, making it

Andrew is Best Paper Presenter at Conference

16 Aug 2017|Articles, Medical Biotechnology, News Media, People, Programmes, Students|

IMU Medical Biotechnology student from Indonesia, Andrew Octavian Sasmita presented the findings of his research project at the International Conference of Healthcare and Life-Science Research in Bangkok, Thailand and won the Best Paper Presenter Award. His final year research project in Medical Biotechnology at International Medical University, focused on the mechanisms of a natural compound in ameliorating excessive neuroinflammation,

Knowledge Progression in Pharmacy Practice

15 Aug 2017|Articles, Master of Pharmacy Practice, News Media, People, Programmes, Students|

The professional roles of pharmacists are continuously evolving and this has resulted in many pharmacists seeking to further their studies in a postgraduate degree. They would seek a programme that can better equip them with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance their career opportunities as clinical or consultant pharmacists. For those interested in pharmacy

Pharmacy Students Undertake Experiential Learning at Hospital

13 Aug 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Pharmacy, Programmes, Students|

Five third year IMU pharmacy students, Karmelia Chan, Wong Jin-Ying, Lee Ming Zhao, Kok Yu Qian and Sellam Elangovan had the opportunity to undergo a pharmacy internship at Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur (PHKL) as part of their elective module in Semester 6. During this internship, they were rotated individually to several departmentsincluding Outpatient and Inpatient Pharmacy, Clinical, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), Cytotoxic Drug Reconstitution (CDR) and

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