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Medical Research & Development Unit

Dr. Foong Chan Choong
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Investigate possible explanations and support low performing students
  • Evaluate effectiveness of educational programmes
  • Use learning theories for medical education and physics education
Dr. Hong Wei-Han
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Curriculum development in medical education
  • Communication skills among students and healthcare professionals
  • Medical students’ metacognition and motivation
  • Students selection and admission in medical school
Dr. Sim Joong Hiong
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Medical education (assessment, learning and cognition, pedagogy, problem-based learning)
  • Educational assessment (assessment tools, psychometrics)
  • Quantitative research (research methodology, statistics in research)