From an IMU Degree to Senior Manager at a Community Pharmacy: A Pharmacist’s Journey

3 Jan 2018|Alumni, People, Pharmacy|

My journey as a pharmacist began when I signed up for IMU’s Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) programme’s four-year course during IMU’s Open Day back in 2005. I could still vividly remember the first day of our orientation where 80 young students were brought together into the main lecture hall for a “White Coat Ceremony”, where

IMU Alumni Returns to Alma Mater for Postgraduate Studies in Pharmacy Practice

2 Nov 2017|Alumni, Master of Pharmacy Practice, People, Pharmacy, Programmes, Students|

The IMU Master of Pharmacy Practice (MPP) programme continues to provide opportunities for pharmacists to address their ongoing educational and training needs, expanding and developing their skill sets and their marketability. The MPP Programme is unique in three ways: It is the first of its kind to be offered by a Malaysian university; students can

IMU Pharmacy Lecturer Wins Best Oral Presentation Award

19 Sep 2017|Alumni, IMU Cares, People, Pharmacy, Staff|

Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvam, an IMU lecturer from the Pharmacy Practice Department, School of Pharmacy won the ‘Best Oral Presentation’ Award at the 2nd IMU Cares Humanitarian Mission Conference. The title of her presentation was 'Care of the Elderly: Practical Solutions to the Obvious Challenges', which highlighted central concerns in elderly homes and practical solutions in line

IMU Researchers Secured Grant for Pancreatic Cancer Research

6 Sep 2017|Alumni, People, Pharmacy, PhD in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), Research, Staff|

Dr Mai Chun Wai, a lecturer from the School of Pharmacy, International Medical University (IMU), recently secured RM146,916.00 under the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) for a research project titled “Mechanistic Basis of Tumour Evasion from Cytotoxic T Cells (CTL) Surveillance in Pancreatic Cancers”. The primary aim of this project is to investigate how the

From Pharmacy to Risk Management

5 Sep 2017|Alumni, People, Pharmacy|

'If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later!' - Richard Branson This is a quote that IMU alumna, Janeen Thong Wui Leen, truly believes in. This belief together with what she has learnt in life that knowledge

An IMU Alumna Wins Award for Best Diabetic Medication Treatment Adherence Clinic

14 Jun 2017|Alumni, People, Pharmacy|

13 May 2017 – IMU Pharmacy Alumna, Christina Chan, received an award from the Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah Kota Tinggi (PKDKT) which is under Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Johor (JKNJ) for the running of the Best Diabetic Medication Treatment Adherence Clinic at a Klinik Kesihatan in Felda Bukit Besar, Johor. The clinic covers a very small remote

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