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.
13 Sept 2017- The Preceptorship Workshop for Healthcare Professionals and Nurses was held at the International Medical University's (IMU) campus in Bukit Jalil with the aim of providing healthcare professionals and nurses with essential skills to function effectively as preceptors. This preceptorship workshop was attended by 84 participants from the public and private healthcare sectors. Participants
One of my favorite all-time movies with regards to the love of food is – Julie and Julia, in short, the film is about a New Yorker Julie Powell who is frustrated with a soul-killing job and embarks on a daring project where she takes a vow to prepare all 524 recipes in Julia Childs'
On 5 October 2017, 12 teams of enthusiastic participants gathered at the IMU Nutrition and Dietetics Lab (N & D Lab) for the first ever Aurora MasterChef competition, organised by the Student-Staff Interaction Activity (SSIA) team from IMU Student Ambassadors in conjunction with the IMU Food Freaks Club. All 36 participants were decked in aprons and
14 October 2017, Hospital Enche’ Besar Hajjah Khalsom, Kluang, Johor Ultrasonography is the least invasive and probably the second most commonly used imaging technique after X-ray, underscoring its importance in today’s practice of medicine. With this in mind, the Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O & G) Department of IMU School of Medicine jointly organised an ultrasound
Greatly inspired by a surgeon, Prof Wan Hazmy and seeing the relief of the patient afterwards encouraged Gandhi Nathan Solayar into the sub-specialties of hip, knee and shoulder surgery after his Orthopaedic speciality training. For Gandhi who enjoyed physics back in school, Orthopaedics made a lot of sense to him when he did an elective
16 August 2017 – A Bioentrepreneurship Workshop 2017: Cultivating Bio-enterprise was jointly organised by Applied Biomedical Science and Biotechnology Division (ABSB), School of Health Sciences, International Medical University (IMU) and Malaysian Bioeconomy Corporation Sdn Bhd. The workshop was held at the University’s campus in Bukit Jalil. There were 32 participants, from a mixture of academicians and
There have been studies that indicate that eating spicy foods can boost our metabolism, but not in the way that would aid effectively in our battle for weight loss. Malaysian Dietitians' Association president Prof Winnie Chee, who is also Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at International Medical University explained that that certain ingredients in food
According to a survey by the Public Health Institute of the Ministry of Health, Malaysia is the most obese country in Asia. The survey revealed that nearly 50% Malaysian citizens are obese, with 2 in 5 Malaysian adults obese. In addition, childhood obesity is a big problem in this country, with about 7% obese children
Dietitian and Dean of the School of Health Sciences, IMU, Prof Winnie Chee Siew Swee speaks to Health Today on her typical day, accomplishments, hobbies and her interest in nutrition. Read about our Dean at Downtime with Professor Dr Winnie Chee (Health Today, 25 October 2017)