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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

Psychology Lecturer Speaks on Fundamentals of Statistics for Professionals

18 Sep 2017|Alumni, People, Staff|

“So what?” Dr Shamala Ramasamy posed the question to the room of students. The question is asked in relation to the purpose of research, as in the implications of the results of the study. Critically, the implications of research can influence things such as policy, management, and marketing. Statistical analysis is the groundwork in making

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

Clinical Pathological Conference and Launch of “Mind Matters Club”

21 Aug 2017|Medicine, People, Programmes, Staff, Students|

11 July, 2017 - The Department of Psychological Medicine, IMU conducted a Clinical Pathological Conference and Clinical Grand Round at its John Bosco Lecture Theatre, Clinical Campus, Seremban. Chairing the session, Dr Shane introduced the main speaker, Adjunct Prof Dr Peter Norrie, the Chief Psychiatrist of ACT Health, Canberra, Australia. Dr Peter Norrie was in

Winning Back Our ZZZ

8 Aug 2017|News Media, People, Staff, Videos|

While one or two nights of lousy sleep is tolerable, prolonged lack of quality sleep is deadly. Yet many of us struggle with insomnia, or difficulty sleeping well. Dr Philip George, Consultant Psychiatrist from IMU and Sharan Kaur, Consultant Psychologist discusses the roots of insomnia, if sedatives are safe and if proper sleep hygiene mitigate insomnia.

IMU Faculty and Students Shine at Malaysian Dietitians’ Association Conference

28 Jul 2017|Alumni, Dietetics with Nutrition, Dietetics with Nutrition, People, Programmes, Staff, Students|

10-11 July 2017 - IMU faculty and students shine at the 23rd Malaysian Dietitians' Association Conference in Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur by receiving many awards and winning many prizes. The conference entitled ‘Advancing Clinical Nutrition Care in Dietetics’ was attended by over 350 dietitians from various countries. It was officiated by Director-General of Health Malaysia,

IMU Co-founder Wins ASME Gold Medal 2017

13 Jul 2017|People, Staff, University|

22 June 2017 - IMU’s co-founder and currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor, International & Engagement, Dr Mei Ling Young was presented with the ASME (Association for the Study of Medical Education) Gold Medal 2017 by Prof Jen Cleland, Chair of ASME. This was at the Alumni Auditorium of the University of Exeter Forum building, United Kingdom. This

Mental Health Services Here and Down Under

11 Jul 2017|News Media, People, Staff, Videos|

Dr Philip George, Consultant Psychiatrist and Dr Peter Norrie, Former Psychiatrist and Director of Clinical Services for Mental Health, ACT Health Directorate, Australia; Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Australian National University discuss how mental health services differ between Australia and Malaysia. Explore what the two countries can learn from each other in helping mental health

Mental Health – In Pursuit of Perfection

5 Jul 2017|News Media, People, Staff, Videos|

Mental health is about a person’s condition with regard to their psychological, emotional and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act and is important at every stage of life from childhood to adolescence through adulthood. Mental health disorders (illnesses) ranges from anxiety disorders to behavioural disorders to obsessive compulsive behaviours to depression,


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