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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,

Healthy Cafe: Eating Healthily On Campus

8 Jun 2017|People, Staff, Students, University|

As part of its Wellness programme launched this year, IMU started an initiative to turn its cafeteria into a “Healthy Cafeteria”. This initiative is initiated by the University’s Division of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Whether it is for a snack, meal or light refreshment, there are always a wide range of healthy food options available with

Dentistry Lecturer Wins Best Prize

5 Jun 2017|People, Staff|

22- 25 March 2017 - Dr Abhishek Parolia, Senior Lecturer in Endodontics at the IMU's School of Dentistry, was awarded the Best Education Research Group (ERG) Faculty Presentation Prize at the 95tGeneral Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) in San Francisco, California, USA. He presented a poster entitled ‘Clinical Audit Training

IMU and IMC Nurses Celebrate Nurses Day 2017

29 May 2017|Alumni, People, Staff, Students, University|

15 May 2017 – 80 participants attended the Nurses Day celebrations which was collaboratively organised by the Nursing Division of International Medical University (IMU) and International Medical College (IMC) in conjunction with International Nurses Day. The event was held at the University’s campus in Bukit Jalil. The theme for this year’s Nurses Day is ‘Nurses:

Poor Quality Doctors: Is it a Pipelining or Processes Issue?

24 May 2017|News Media, People, Staff, Videos|

For many years, there's been a growing concern that new medical practitioners lack quality. Among the main complaints include poor communication skills and lack of clinical competencies. Two leaders in medical education, Prof Vishna Devi Nadarajah (IMU's Dean, Teaching and Learning) and Prof Trudie Roberts spoke about how they are addressing the root of the

Your Style in Parenting

21 May 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Staff|

IMU lecturer, Alexius Cheang, writes about how the way parents bring up their children have a profound influence on how they turn out. He explains that a parenting style is a psychological construct that represents strategies and perspectives that parents use in raising their children. He further explains about the four distinct parenting styles identified by


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