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Department of Social & Preventive Medicine

Dr. Hazreen Bin Abdul Majid
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • To investigate the usage of pre and probiotics in clinical care including in intensive care unit.
  • To understand how to improve malnutrition among children and adolescents in Malaysia
  • Understanding the gap of nutritional intake of cancer survivors.
Dr. Howie Lim Sin How
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Improve HIV prevention for high-risk men with structural and community-level interventions
  • Develop mobile health interventions to address dual epidemic of substance use and HIV/AIDS
  • Implement and evaluate community-level interventions to reduce intersecting stigma and increase PrEP and HIV self testing
Dr. Mas Ayu Said
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Seroprevalence study of infectious diseases
  • Prevention program for substance abuse
Dr. Maslinor Binti Ismail
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:

Family health issues

Dr. Nasrin Aghamohammadi
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Environmental pollution (air, water, soil, urban heat); Environmental Impact/Risk Assessment; Ecosystem management
  • Sustainable urbanization; Urban air quality; Urban Heat Islands; Thermal comfort management; Solid waste management
  • Health Risk Assessments; Public health; Preventive medicine.
Dr. Nik Daliana Nik Farid
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Adolescent Health – Sexual and Reproductive Health; Mental Health
  • Women’s Health – Sexual and Reproductive Health (Family Planning)
Dr. Nirmala Bhoo Pathy
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:

Life after cancer

Dr. Nur Afiqah Mohd Salleh
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Using longitudinal data to examine HIV care outcomes among people who use illicit drugs
  • Exploring social and structural factors associated with health outcomes of people who use illicit drugs
Dr. Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Dr Rafdzah’s main interest is in prognostic research including disease modelling, with aim to develop better risk prediction and identify approach to empower community towards better health.
  • Another area of interest is in validation study. Her aim is to increase awareness among medical researcher on the importance of appropriate statistical analysis in validation of medical equipment and tools, both in research and for patient care.
Dr. Tharani Loganathan
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Migrant health, migration, access to healthcare
  • Universal Health Coverage, Health equity, Catastrophic Healthcare costs, Poverty
  • Vaccines, health technology evaluation