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DR. NORITA BINTI HUSSEIN

Department of Primary Care Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
 
  +603-79492306
  +603-79577941
  nhrita@um.edu.my
 Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9374-2010


BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  6
 Articles With Citation Data  3
 Sum of the Times Cited   12
 Average Citations per Article   4.00
 h-index   1
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Research Grant Management for Postgraduate Research Fund (PPP), Assessment Panel, 2015 to 2016, (University)
  • Cochrane, Academic Member, 2018, (International)
  • Ministry of Higher Education, Volunteer, 2018 to 2018, (International)
  • University of Nottingham, Associate Member, 2018 to 2019, (International)
  • Community Genetics Network, Academic Member, 2019, (International)
  • National Specialist Register, Active Member, 2019, (National)
  • National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institute of Health USA, Malaysian Representative, 2019 to 2019, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Advisory committee Hospital Symposium, Faculty, 01/11/2018 to 31/10/2020
  • Coordinator, National, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2016 (Postgraduate Exam Coordinator for Part 2 Conjoint Examination Master of Family Medicine)
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 01/09/2014 to 31/12/2018 (Postgraduate Coordinator For Year 2 and 3 Master of Family Medicine)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Evidence Based Medicine (Evidence Based Medicine)
  • Preconception Genetic Risk Assessment (Preconception genetics)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Hussein N, Weng SF, Kai J, Kleijnen J, Qureshi N. Preconception risk assessment for thalassaemia, sickle cell disease, cystic fibrosis and Tay-Sachs disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD010849 DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010849.pub3 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Liew, S. M., Hussein, N., Hanafi, N. S., Pinnock, H., Sheikh, A., & Khoo, E. M. (2018). Dangers of COPD and asthma under-recognised among Hajj pilgrims. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine,6:8. doi:10.1016/s2213-2600(18)30297-2 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Devaraj NK, Mohamed M, Hussein N. Prevalence, factors influencing and knowledge about adherence to lipid-lowering therapy among hyperlipidemia patients. Med J Malaysia. 2017;72(3):157-164 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Hussein, N. (2017). A case of probable sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease. Family Medicine and Community Health (in press) (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2016
  • Hussein, N., Kai, J, Qureshi, N. (2016). The effects of preconception interventions on improving reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes in primary care: A systematic review. Eur J Gen Pract. 2016;22(1):42-52. Epub 2015 Nov 26. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Hussein N, Weng SF, Kai J, Kleijnen J, Qureshi N. Preconception risk assessment for thalassaemia, sickle cell disease, cystic fibrosis and Tay-Sachs disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010849. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010849.pub2. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Hussein N, Qureshi N, Weng SF, Kleijnen J, Kai J. Preconception risk assessment for thalassaemia, sickle cell disease,cystic fibrosis and Tay-Sachs disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010849. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD010849. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • S.S.L. Wong, C.J. Ng, S.M. Liew, N. Hussein. Effectiveness of a colour coded HbA1c graphical record in improving diabetes control in people with type 2 diabetes: A randomized control trial. Diab Res Clin Pract (2011), doi:10.1016/j.diabres.2011.11.001 (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Robson, NMH.,Aziz, N., Abdul Aziz, AF., Mohamed, M., Othman,S., Hussein, N. (2009). The need for Good Clinical Practice in health care research. South African Family Practice, 51:3, 202-205. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Hussein N, Hussein N.(2009). A case of symptomatic cholelithiasis in a 10-year-old girl. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(11): 684-685 (ISI-Indexed)
Review

2015
  • Hussein N, Weng SF, Kai J, Kleijnen J, Qureshi N. Preconception risk assessment for thalassaemia, sickle cell disease, cystic fibrosis and Tay-Sachs disease. Intervention review. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010849. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010849.pub2. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
Proceeding

2018
  • Hussein, N., Malik, T.F., Salim, H. S. (2018). Collecting family history-views and experiences of primary care doctors in Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia. Paper presented at the 6th Asian Symposium on Healthcare Without Borders, Hiroshima, Japan. . 

2017
  • Sukri, N, Ramdzan, S.N., Salim, N.S., Khoo, E. M., Suhaimi, J., Lee, P.Y., et al. Understanding and practices of children with asthma of Malay ethnicity during the fasting month. Proceeding in 1st International Primary Care Respiratory Group South Asian Scientific Conference, Sri Lanka, (pp 66). Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Hussein, N., Liew, S. M., Ahad, A. M., Suhaimi, J., Ramdzan, S.N., Sukri, N., et al. Understanding and experiences of asthma in children of Indian ethnicity in three Malaysian suburban schools. Proceeding in 1st International Primary Care Respiratory Group South Asian Scientific Conference, Sri Lanka, (pp 66). Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ramdzan, S.N., Lee P.Y., Cheong, A. T., Khoo, E. M., Hanafi, N.S., Salim, H.S., et al. Knowledge and perception of asthma and asthma treatment among Chinese school children with asthma in Malaysia. Proceeding in 1st International Primary Care Respiratory Group South Asian Scientific Conference, Sri Lanka, (pp 65). Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Salim, N.S., Ramdzan, S.N., Sukri, N., Khoo, E. M., Lee, P.Y., Cheong A.T., et al. Childhood asthma: The role of socio-cultural beliefs in the care of asthma among parents of Malay ethnicity. Proceeding in 1st International Primary Care Respiratory Group South Asian Scientific Conference, Sri Lanka, (pp 66). Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Herculano-Houzel, S., Collins, C. E., & Lent, R. (2008). The basic nonuniformity of the cerebral cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, 245-249. doi:10.1073/pnas.0805417105 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2014
  • N. Hussein, N. Qureshi, J. Kai. 2014. The effects of preconception interventions on improving reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes in primary care: a systematic review. Contraception 90 (3) : 339 (ISI-Indexed)
Extended Abstract

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Thalassaemia Screening In Malaysia - Exploring The Views, Experiences And Beliefs Among Thalassaemiacarriers In Sabah, Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • RESPIRE, Co-Investigator, 2017 - 2021, International Funding, (International)
  • Exploring primary care practitioners' views and experiences in the assessment and management of patients at risk of genetic conditions, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2018, NONE, (National)
  • Patient's And Parental Perceptions About Childhood Asthma And Its Control, Consultant, 2015 - 2019, International Funding, (International)
  • Patients and parental perceptions about childhood asthma and its control., Consultant, 2015 - 2017, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Patient and parental perceptions about childhood asthma and its control, Co-Investigator, 2015 - 2017, lnternational Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) grants, (International)
  • Community Engagement Health Programme at Papua New Guinea and Fiji - A Malaysia Global Outreach Project The Ministry of Education Malaysia, Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2016, Ministry of Education Malaysia, (International)
  • A multi-center, randomised, double-blind study to evaluate the efficacy and long term safety of vildagliptin modified release (MR) as monotherapy in patients with type 2 diabetes, Co-Investigator, 2009, Novartis, (International)
  • PROSPECTIVE STUDY : USAGE OF COLOUR CODED HBA1C GRAPH TO IMPROVE DIABETIC CONTROL, , 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Aliskiren trial on hypertension. A 12-week, randomized, double blind, parallel group study to evaluate the prolonged efficacy and safety of aliskiren 300mg compared to telmisartan 80mg in hypertensive patients with 24-hrs ambulatory blood pressure measurement after 1 week treatment withdrawal, Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2009, Novartis , (International)
  • Adherence to Iron Chelation Therapy in Patients with Thalassaemia Major, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (International)
  • Real-Life Effectiveness and Care Patterns of Diabetes management in Asia-Pacific (The Asia-Pacific RECAP-DM Study) SP Chan National Coordinator for Malaysia. PPUM SP Chan, A Tan, Vijay A, SS Lim, SH Foo & Rokiah P, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2007, Pharmaceutical Grant - Merck, Sharp & Dohme, (International)
  • The effectiveness of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2009, MOH RM9, (National)
  • MK-0524A Protocol 069. A multicenter, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 36-week study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of extended release (ER) Niacin/Laropiprant in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2008, MSD, (International)
  • A multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled , 36-week study to evaluate the efficacy of extended release Niacin/Laropriprant in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2008, Merck Sharp & Dohme (I.A) Corp, (International)
  • Double-blind, randomised, parallel-group, dose ranging, multi-center study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 2.5, 10, 35 and 50mg AVE7688 once daily, using 100mg losartan-potassium once daily as calibrator, for 12 months treatment, in patients with mild to moderate hypertension, Co-Investigator, 2006 - 2007, Sanofi Aventis, (International)
  • Knowledge of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus among Doctors at Health Centres in Selangor, Principal Investigator(PI), 2002 - 2002, Self-financing, (University)
  • PRECONCEPTION ASSESSMENT OF REPRODUCTIVE GENETIC RISK IN PRIMARY CARE

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • The effectiveness of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, 2007-2007, Ministry of Health Malaysia
  • MK-0524A Protocol 069. A multicenter, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 36-week study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of extended release (ER) Niacin/Laropiprant in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, 2007-2007, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.,USA
  • The Asia-Pacific RECAP-DM Study, 2007-2007, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp USA

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Selective Participant in The 4th International Summit of Human Genetics and Genomics., National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health (Nih), Maryland, Usa., 2019, (International)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2019, (University)
  • Letter of Appreciation, Malaysian Family Physician, 2018, (National)
  • Recognition for "Jangkauan Global Malaysia: Dimensi Baru" Mycommunity Programme, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education, 2017, (National)
  • Khidmat Setia 20 Award, 2017, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2009, (University)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Evidence-based Medicine, Evidence-based Medicine workshop, 2015-09-30 to 2015-10-02, Sibu Hospital, (National)
  • Evidence -Based Medicine, Workshop On Evidence - Based Medicine, 2016-08-02 to 2016-08-04, CRC, Sibu Sarawak, (National)
  • Evidence - Based Medicine, Workshop On Evidence - Based Medicine, 2016-08-16 to 2016-08-18, Julius Centre of Evidence-based Medicine, (University)
POSTER
  • Preconception Care in Primary Care - a review, The Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC), Trent Regional SAPC meeting., 2012-03-13 to 2012-03-13, The Society for Academic Primary Care
  • The effectiveness of preconception care on improving reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes in primary care, Healthcare Without Borders, 2014-08-05 to 2014-08-08, (International)
  • The effects of preconception interventions on improving reproductive health and pregnancy outcomes in primary care: a systematic review., North American Forum Of Family Planning 2014, 2014-10-10 to 2014-10-14, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and Society of Family Planning (SFP), (International)
ORAL
  • General practitioners' views and attitudes to preconception assessment of reproductive genetic risk in primary care, The 22nd World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Infertility (COGI), 2015-09-17 to 2015-09-19, CongressMed, (International)
OTHERS
  • Updates on breast and ovarian cancers prevention, Updates on breast and ovarian cancers prevention, 2015-05-25 to 2015-05-27, University Malaya Medical Centre, (National)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Part 3 Conjoint Master of Family Medicine - internal examiner for thesis, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Reviewer for Malaysian Family Physician Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2016)
  • Coach for the Research Championship Workshop, Asia Pacific Primary Care Research Conference, Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2015)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Thalassaemia Society of UMMC (THASUH), (Community), 01/01/2017 until 31/12/2017
  • Thalassaemia Society of UMMC (THASUH), (Community), 01/01/2016 until 31/12/2016
  • Thalassaemia Society of UMMC (THASUH), (Community), 01/01/2015 until 31/12/2015

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Tan Huey Yee, -
  • Master Degree, Tan Huey Yee, The views and experiences of school-based thalassaemia screening among young adults, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Irmi Zarina Ismail, Understanding the preconceptual care of women with diabetes in Malaysia, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Megat Muhammad Haris, Knowledge, attitude and practice among primary care doctors regarding non occupational post exposure HIV prophylaxis, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Leong Yin Hui, Language barrier in primary care: Exploring views and experiences of health care professionals, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Afzan Zaini, Knowledge, attitudes and stated practices in the management of gout among primary care doctors in Petaling district., 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Kiew Lee Boon, The awareness, knowledge and attitudes of postgraduate primary care trainees on advance care planning., 2017/2018

Completed
  • Master Degree, Navin Kumar, Patients' adherence to lipid lowering agents, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Nadratulmazlyna Binti Mohd Mansor, Knowledge and attitudes of doctors on obesity in primary care, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Stalia Wong Siew Lee, Usage of Colour coded HbA1C Graph to Improve Diabetic Control, 2009/2010
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • Relationship between body mass index and blood pressure among patients in Terengganu, 2007/2008, 1
  • Knowledge regarding diabetes mellitus among diabetic patients, 2007/2008, 1
  • Immunisation status of children under 3 years old attending the Immunisation clinic at University Malaya Medical Center, 2006/2007, 1
  • Impact of heart failure on patients' life; a qualitative study, 2005/2006, 1
  • Prevalence of obesity in a primary school in Ipoh, Perak, 2005/2006, 1
  • Effectiveness of acupuncture on improving daily life activities in stroke rehabilitation, 2005/2006, 1

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • Master of Family Medicine, 2018/2019(1,2,3), 35, 56
  • Master of Family Medicine, 2018/2019(1,2,3), 18, 22
  • Master of Family Medicine, 2018/2019(1,2,3), 50, 24
  • Master of Family Medicine, 2017/2018(1,2,3), 18, 22
  • Masters of Family Medicine, 2014/2015(1,2,3), 15, 15
  • Master of Family Medicine, 2013/2014, 15, 13
  • Masters of Family Medicine, 2013/2014, 10, 6
FIRST DEGREE
  • UMMP Stage 2 Haematology Block, 2017/2018(1), 80, 2
  • UMMP Stage 3.2, 2017/2018(3), 6, 20
  • MBBS Phase 2, 3A, 3B, 2014/2015, 20, 32
  • MBBS Phase 2, 3A, 3B, 2013/2014, 20, 32