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Professor Victor Lim is the Director for the center and Vice President of Education of IMU, and Professor of Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health, IMU. His fields of interest in medical education include curriculum design and academic management. He is presently the Immediate Past President of the Western Pacific Society of Chemotherapy, the Master of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists and a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences of Malaysia. His fields of interest include antimicrobial chemotherapy and infectious diseases and has published and presented over 300 scientific papers.

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MBBS (Malaya), MSc (London), MRCPath, FRCPath, FAMM, FASc

Director of IMU Centre for Education, Vice President of Education of IMU and Professor

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Dr. Chia Chee Fen is currently the Assistant Director of IMU Centre for Education. She has over 30 years working experience in the education industry as a teacher, manager of education institutions, programme development and quality assurance. Involved in curriculum development for the Foundation in Science, member of the Innovation Grant Committee at IMU and is currently developing the Master in Health Professions Education.

B.SC in Physics (UKM), Dip Ed (UM), M. Ed (UM), PhD (UM)

Assistant Director of IMU Centre for Education

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A/Prof Stefan Kutzsche is a pediatrician and anesthesiologist with a longstanding broad clinical experience, and combines both administrative and educational skills. He came from the Department of Neonatal Intensive Care Medicine, at Ulleval Oslo University Hospital to join IMU in April 2014. He completed MSc in Health Professionals Education at the University of Maastricht in 2011, master in health management (MHA) at the University of Oslo in 2006 and his PhD in neonatology in 2002. He is certified in multicultural pedagogy as well as in pediatric bioethics from the University of Missouri. He was formerly the editor of the Journal of the Norwegian Pediatric Association. His main interests are neonatal intensive care medicine, pediatric bioethics; workplace based learning, clinical teaching at the bedside, clinical supervision, reflective learning and decision making.

MD (Oslo), Md (Arzt) (Hamburg), PhD (Oslo), MHA (Oslo), MHPE (Maastricht)

Assistant Professor

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Professor Vishna Devi V Nadarajah is the Dean of Teaching and Learning at IMU. She obtained her PhD from the University of Cambridge and was awarded national and international research grants for her research on Bacillus thuringiensis proteins and biomarkers for pregnancy and neuromuscular disorders. She has supervised, published and presented 54 research papers related to biomedical sciences and medical education. She has been continuously involved in curriculum development, having played a key role in the development of Problem Based Learning, faculty training and new programmes in IMU.

BSc Hons (UM), CPGS, PhD (Cambridge)

Dean of Teaching and Learning, Professor

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Professor Hla Yee Yee is the Professor of Physiology at IMU and served in Myanmar as Professor & Head, Department of Physiology at the Institute of Medicine Rangoon (Now "University of Medicine, Yangon”) before leaving for Malaysia. She has been involved in Medical Education activities since the early 1970s in Myanmar, assuming various roles including Chairperson, Medical Education Unit.  Her areas of interest in Health Profession Education are PBL, Assessment and Leadership.

MBBS (Rgn), MSc (Mdy), PhD (Lond)

Professor

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Professor Lim Pek Hong is the Professor of Nursing and the Head of Nursing Division at IMU. She has been leading the team in developing, implementing, and evaluation nursing programmes for accreditation by the Nursing Board Malaysia and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

Cert in Nursing (UM), Cert in Midwifery Nursing (UK), Diploma in Teaching (UM), BNurs (La Trobe), MEd (UM), PhD (UM)

Professor

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A/Prof Joachim Perera is the Associate Professor in the Department of Human Biology, IMU His fields of interest in medical education include problem based learning, reflective learning and evaluation and feedback.

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A/Prof Muneer Gohar Babar, BDS (Peshawar), MDSc (Malaya), DHP&M (Peshawar), MPH (Gandhara) is the Programme Coordinator and Associate Professor of Community Oral Health in the School of Dentistry at IMU. He practiced dentistry for nearly 15 years and has been involved in education and research since early 2000. Before taking the position at the IMU, he was Assistant Professor and Head of Department of Community & Preventive Dentistry and was affiliated with the Department of Dental Material Science at Sardar Begum Dental College, Gandhara University (Pakistan). He has published numerous peer-reviewed papers in impact factor journals. He is also the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of International e-Journal of Science, Medicine and Education (IeJSME) published by IMU. His fields of interest in medical education include curriculum design and delivery, community based education, academic management and eLearning.

BDS (Peshawar), MDSc (Malaya), DHP&M (Peshawar), MPH (Gandhara)

Associate Professor

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A/Prof Shahid Mitha, BDS, DCPS, MSc (London) is a Pediatric Dentist attached to the School of Dentistry at the IMU since 2009. Before joining the International Medical University he was Associate Professor, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Head, Department of Dental Materials. His teaching experience runs over 16 years and his areas of interest in medical education include teaching and learning methodologies, faculty training and communication skills.

BDS (Sindh), MSc (EDH), DCPS

Associate Professor

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A/Prof Er Hui Meng is the Associate Professor in the department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.   Her areas of interest in health science education include curriculum design and assessment.

BSc (Hons), PhD (Syd)

Associate Professor

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A/Prof Sheila Rani Kovil George, MBBS (University of Madras India) MO&G (UKM) is currently in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Clinical School Seremban, International Medical University. She is currently the Exam Coordinator in the Clinical School. Prior to joining the International Medical University she was a Specialist with the Ministry of Health. Her field of interest in medical education is assessment.

MBBS (Madr), MOG (UKM)

Associate Professor

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A/Prof Sharifah Sulaiha is the Programme Coordinator for School of Medicine and an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health, International Medical University. Her fields of interest in medical education include curriculum design, competency and assessment. She is currently managing a project on clinical competency for the medical curriculum.

MBChB (Glas), M Med (O&G) (UKM)

Associate Professor and Programme Coordinator for School of Medicine

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A/Prof Nazimah Idris is the Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, IMU Clinical School. She has been actively involved in teaching medical undergraduates and postgraduates since 2000. Her fields of interest include the adolescent reproductive health and fetal medicine particularly the fetal growth disorders and experiential learning.

BMedSc (UKM), MD (UKM), MOG (UKM)

Associate Professor and Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

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A/ Prof. Nyunt Wai, MBBS (Ygn), MMedSc (Ygn),  PhD (Lond), has been involved in teaching of Physiology to medical students since 1972.  Prior to joining IMU, he was the Professor and Head of Department of Physiology, Institute of Medicine 1, Yangon, from  1995- 2006.  While reading for his PhD, he participated in small group teaching of medical students in Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, University of London. He also studied medical education in Adelaide University for a month in 2003.  His fields of interest include medical education in the areas of curriculum planning and assessment, and publication.

MBBS (Rgn), MMedSc (Rgn), PhD (Lond)

Associate Professor

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A/Prof Chen Yu Sui,  PhD (Med)and BSc (Hons) Monash, Australia is currently the Associate Dean of Student Services, and Associate Professor of Human Biology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health,  International Medical University in Kuala Lumpur. Her areas of interest include reproductive biology, endocrinology, cardiovascular and respiratory physiology. Her interest in education lies mainly in Problem-based Learning (PBL) and had been a PBL co-ordinator of Medical Programme for eight years. Besides this, she has played active roles in curriculum design for certain modules in BPharm, Biomedical Science and Chinese Medicine programmes. She was appointed Programme co-ordinator for Biomedical Science from 2009 to 2012. In more recent years, her interest has included inter-professional learning.

BSc (Hons), PhD (Monash)

Associate Professor

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A/Prof Hanan AK Omar, BDS ( Cairo ,Egypt) MSc ( Ismailia ,Egypt) , PhD ( Ismailia , Egypt - Toronto , Canada ) is heading the clinical dental sciences division at the School of Dentistry, International Medical University in Kuala Lumpur. Before joining the International Medical University she was a lecturer in the Faculty of Dentistry, Suez Canal University, Egypt. Her fields of interest in medical education include innovation in dental curricula and communication skills.

BDS (Cairo), MSc, PhD

Associate Professor

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Professor Peter Roman Paul Diakow is the Head of the Chiropractic Division at IMU. He has a long history in both education and administration including the Director of the Chiropractic programme at D’Youville College in Buffalo, NY, the Director of Graduate Studies at the Canadian Memorial College in Toronto, Canada and clinical supervisor at the St. Michael’s Hospital Wellesley Site Chiropractic Teaching Clinic, also in Toronto. His areas of interest are in postgraduate education, leadership and health policy.

BSc (BU), DC (CMCC), MS (DYC), EdD (DYC)

Associate Professor and Head of the Chiropractic Division

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Professor J. Michael Menke is Head of Psychology at IMU. He has extensive experience in measurement, data modeling, and analysis in education, applied science, clinical outcomes, and health services. He holds an MA and PhD from the University of Arizona, DC from Palmer Chiropractic College, and a BS and MA from Wright State University. Memberships include the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science,  American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society of Bayesian Analysis, and International Society of Pharmacoeconomics, and Outcomes Research. Skills include frequentist and Bayesian analysis, cost-effectiveness, outcomes research, graphic analysis, scientific writing, and psychometrics.

BS (Wright State U), MA (Wright State U), DC (PPCW), MA (UAz), PhD in Psychology (UAz)

Professor and Head of Psychology Division

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A/Prof Edward Russell Crowther is in the School of Health and Medicine, Chiropractic Division at the International Medical University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He completed his chiropractic training in Canada and subsequently a Master of Science in Health Services Administration and Doctorate in Education (Health Policy) from D’Youville College, Buffalo, New York.  Involved in education for many years, he has held academic and clinical teaching positions in chiropractic, health services administration and medicine at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, D’Youville College, and the DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University.  He has published in a range of biomedical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Spine and Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics.

BA (WLU), DC (CMCC), MS (DYC), EdD (DYC)

Associate Professor

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Professor Pilane Liyanage Ariyananda is the working in the Department of Internal Medicine at the IMU. He is also Emeritus Professor in Medicine in University of Ruhuna, SriLanka. During his tenure in Ruhuna for over three decades he held positions of Dean, Faculty of Medicine; Head, Department of Medicine; Chairman, Staff Development Centre of the University; Chairman, Medical Education & Staff Development Unit of the Faculty of Medicine and Chairman, Board of Study in Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Sri Lanka. He had served as an Adjunct Professor in the Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, USA. He is a Fulbright Scholar. His areas of interest in Health Professional Education are assessment and clinical reasoning.

MBBS (Cey), MD (Colombo) FRCP (UK)

Professor (IMU) and Emeritus Professor (University of Ruhuna, SriLanka)

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A/Prof Kang Yew Beng, BSc(Hons) (Western Australia), PhD (Australian National University) is the Associate Director of E-Learning, a role that he assumed since September 2011. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and previously held the positions of Associate Dean for the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (2009 – 2011), the Head of the department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry (2008 – 2009), and Programme Coordinator for the BPharm (Hons) (2005 – 2008). His fields of interest in education include curriculum design and management, e-learning and matters concerning constructive alignment.

BSc (Hons) (W Aust), PhD (ANU)

Associate Director of E-Learning and Associate Professor

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Zaid Ali Alsagoff has a BSc in Psychology and a Masters in IT Management. He is currently the e-Learning Manager and a fellow of the IMU Centre for Education. He has more than ten years of hands-on experience with e-learning in higher education, and has done research in several key e-learning areas, including open education resources (OER), social media, educational gaming, role-play simulation, virtual classrooms, learning (content) management systems, e-learning standards, instructional design and courseware development. In addition, he has two (2) years’ experience in courseware development (as an Instructional Designer). You can discover his learning adventure on ‘ZaidLearn’ , which is widely read by learning professionals and educators around the world.

BSc in Psychology, MSc in IT

Manager of E-Learning