Curriculum Vitae

DR. LIM QUAN HZIUNG

Medical Lecturer
  • Department of Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine
  • 0379494422

BIOGRAPHY


Dr Lim Quan Hziung obtained his both his MBBS and Masters in Internal Medicine degrees at the University of Malaya. He is now serving as a Medical Lecturer in his alma mater and holds multiple administrative roles. He has supervised numerous masters and undergraduate medical students and is actively involved in multiple research projects.

He is a committee member of the Diabetes Care Unit, University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), where he treats patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, and coordinates delivery of comprehensive diabetes care. He was the co-chair of the UMMC World Diabetes Day events in 2021 and 2022. 

He is currently undergoing advanced training for fellowship in Endocrinology at University of Malaya Medical Centre. 

He is regularly engaged for talks with junior doctors and the public to share on topics on Endocrinology and Diabetes. He has been invited for national media appearances, and has had articles published in various local media. 

His research interests includes type 1 and type 2 diabetes, obesity, and population metabolic health. 

He has published in multiple international medical journals including Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, Journal of Diabetes Investigation, Journal of Sleep Research, British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and the Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (JAFES).

His work has been presented at international conferences including the United States Endocrine Society annual conference  (ENDO 2022) virtually, and the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group biennial symposium. 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • MIntMed, (Internal Medicine)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • MBBS, (Medicine and Surgery)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Advisory Panel Member, Drug Control Authority, Ministry of Health Malaysia
    01 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2024 (National)
  • Roster Coordinator
    01 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2024 (Department)
  • Committee Members
    01 Jan 2022 - 01 Jan 2024 (Department)
  • Coordinator
    12 Aug 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Task Force Leader
    14 Nov 2022 - 17 Nov 2022 (University Malaya)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • MALAYSIAN ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC SOCIETY, MEMBER
    2020 to 2023 (National)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Lim, Quan Hziung; Lau, Eric S. H.; Lim, Lee-Ling (2023). The need for population-specific cardiovascular risk prediction models for guiding risk stratification and treatment approaches in type 2 diabetes, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY. . doi:10.1093/eurjpc/zwad230
  2. Loh, Huai Heng; Lim, Quan Hziung; Chai, Chee Shee; Goh, Siew Li; Lim, Lee-Ling; Yee, Anne; Sukor, Norlela (2023). Influence and implications of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in obstructive sleep apnea: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis, JOURNAL OF SLEEP RESEARCH. . doi:10.1111/jsr.13726
  3. Kang, Waye-Hann; Sithik, Muhammad Navid Mohamad; Khoo, Jun-Kit; Ooi, Ying-Guat; Lim, Quan-Hziung; Lim, Lee-Ling (2022). Gaps in the management of diabetes in Asia: A need for improved awareness and strategies in men's sexual health, JOURNAL OF DIABETES INVESTIGATION. . doi:10.1111/jdi.13903
  4. Lim, Q. H.; Lim, L. L. (2021). Vasomotor symptoms in menopause: modifying the unmodifiable, BJOG-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY. 128(3), 614-614. doi:10.1111/1471-0528.16428
  5. Loh, H. H., Francis, B., Lim, L. L., Lim, Q. H., Yee, A., & Loh, H. S. (2021). Improvement in mood symptoms after post-bariatric surgery among people with obesity: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetes-Metabolism Research and Reviews, 37(8), 12. doi: 10.1002/dmrr.3458
Scopus
  1. Hee N.K.Y., Lim Q.H., Paramasivam S., Lim L.L., Vethakkan S., Ganapathy S.S., Ratnasingam J. (2023). The use of prednisolone during Ramadan fasting in patients with adrenal insufficiency, Clinical Endocrinology. . doi:10.1111/cen.14999
  2. Loh H.H., Lim Q.H., Kang W.H., Yee A., Yong M.C., Sukor N. (2023). Obstructive sleep apnea and vitamin D: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis, Hormones. . doi:10.1007/s42000-023-00481-3
  3. Loh H.H., Francis B., Lim L.-L., Lim Q.H., Yee A., Loh H.S. (2021). Improvement in mood symptoms after post-bariatric surgery among people with obesity: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 37(8). doi:10.1002/dmrr.3458
  4. Shazatul Reza M.R., Ratnasingam J., Paramasivam S.S., Ibrahim L., Lim Q.H., Chiong T.P., Omar S.Z., Lim L.L., Vethakkan S.R. (2021). SERUM ADIPONECTIN AND OTHER PREDICTORS OF NEED FOR INSULIN THERAPY IN GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS: A PILOT STUDY, Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies. 36(MAC11BookofAbstracts), 55-56. doi:10.15605/jafes.036.S80
Other Publications
  1. Lim, Q-H., Lim, L-L. (March, 2013) Obesity: Current Updates and Novel Approaches in Treatment. Berita MMA. Malaysian Medical Association. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  2. Lim, Q. H. (2023, March 5) Obesity is more complex than just overeating. The Star. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2023 - 2025, Bantuan Khas Penyelidikan (BKP Special)
    Piloting a Cohort for Prospective Detailed Assessment of Factors Contributing to PRogrEssion of DIabetes ComplicaTions (PREDICT) in The Greater Kuala Lumpur Region ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2023 - 2025, UM International Collaboration Grant
    Risk Prediction and Characterization of Clinical Trajectories of Chronic Kidney Disease in People with Type 2 Diabetes_ ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2022 - 2024, DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE (DOM)
    Prevalence and phenotypic variability of overweight and obesity among healthcare workers in University of Malaya Medical Centre ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  4. 2022 - 2023, Novo Nordisk Pharma (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
    COMBINE 3 - A 52 week study comparing the efficacy and safety of once weekly IcoSema and daily insulin glargine 100 units/mL combined with insulin aspart, both treatment arms with or without oral anti diabetic drugs, in participants with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled with daily basal insulin. ( Co-Researcher)
Private
  1. 2021 - 2022, UMCH and Malaysian Technology Development Corporation Sdn Bhd
    Smarter Healthcare with Analytics- We Health Remote Chronic Disease Monitoring, University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) (Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya)(PPUM) ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2022 - 2022, Abbott Nutrition R&D
    A randomized controlled trial to determine the effects of a diabetes-specific formula on long-term glycemic control and short-term glycemic variability in individuals with type 2 diabetes, University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) (Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya)(PPUM) ( Co-Researcher)
International
  1. 2021 - 2022, ABBOT MANUFACTURING SINGAPORE PTE LTD
    A randomized controlled trial to determine the effects of a diabetes-specific formula on long-term glycemic control and short-term glycemic variability in individuals with type 2 diabetes. ( Co-Researcher)

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Influenza and Diabetes, World Diabetes Day and International Day of Older Persons, University of Malaya Medical Centre Diabetes care Unit and Geriatric Medicine Unit (National) (18 Oct 2023 - 18 Oct 2023)
  2. Targeting the Numbers: As Easy as 1-2-3, UMMC Multidisciplinary Insulin Workshop 2.0, Diabetes Care Unit, UMMC (National) (19 Aug 2023 - 19 Aug 2023)
  3. Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Clinical Care, T1D@JB Series, Regency Specialist Hospital (National) (27 May 2023 - 27 May 2023)
  4. Ageing Well with Diabetes, AGExpo, Diabetes Malaysia (National) (23 Apr 2023 - 23 Apr 2023)
  5. Diabetes Do's and Don'ts in the Elderly, RTM Veteran's Day Health Awareness Event, Persatuan Veteran RTM (National) (21 Mar 2023 - 21 Mar 2023)
  6. Vaccination in People with Diabetes, World Diabetes Day Event UMMC, UMMC Diabetes Care Unit (University) (14 Nov 2022 - 14 Nov 2022)
  7. Diabetes in Ramadan, UMMC Multidiscipline Insulin Workshop Edition 1.0, UMMC  (University) (10 Sep 2022 - 10 Sep 2022)
  8. Assessment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer, UMMC Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education Programme, Department of Nursing, UMMC (University) (09 Sep 2022 - 09 Sep 2022)
  9. Management of Hypo- and hyperglycemia, 3R House Officer Workshop, Department of Medicine (University) (19 Jul 2022 - 19 Jul 2022)
  10. Navigating the Ups and Downs of Thyroid Disorders, IMU-UNHCR Webinar Series, International Medical University (National) (21 May 2022 - 21 May 2022)
  11. Aging and Diabetes in Malaysia, AGExpo, AGEXPO / Diabetes Malaysia (National) (14 May 2022 - 14 May 2022)
  12. Understanding Diabetes, Nursing Workshop 2022: Different Practices during Fasting, Department of Nursing, UMMC (University) (10 Mar 2022 - 10 Mar 2022)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Case Study on Young Person with Diabetes and Multiple Morbidities, ACE Medical Summit, Viatris Sdn Bhd, Malaysian Association for the Study of Pain, Persatuan Farmasi Malaysia, National Heart Association of Malaysia (International) (23 Sep 2023 - 24 Sep 2023)
  2. Discordant Thyroid Function Tests, UMMC Thyroid Workshop 2023: Clinical Thyroidology Explained, Endocrine Unit, Department of Medicine, UMMC / Merck (National) (04 Mar 2023 - 04 Mar 2023)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Weight Bias among Medical Students in a Southeast Asian Medical School, 22nd ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (AFES) Congress 2023, ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (International) (17 Nov 2023 - 19 Nov 2023)
  2. Hyponatremia and TSH-oma: The Odd Couple, Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society Annual Congress 2023, Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society (National) (07 Jul 2023 - 09 Jul 2023)
  3. A Bony Predicament: Catching the Culprit in the Chest, Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society Annual Congress 2023, Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society (National) (07 Jul 2023 - 09 Jul 2023)
  4. Descriptive Cost Analysis of Teleconsultation in a Tertiary Diabetes Clinic, 17th Symposium of International Diabetes Epidemiology Group , International Diabetes Epidemiology Group (International) (03 Dec 2022 - 05 Dec 2022)
  5. Control of Alpelisib-Induced Hyperglycemia With DPP4- Inhibitors as add on to Metformin and Insulin, Endocrine Society Annual Conference 2022 (ENDO 2022), Endocrine Society (International) (11 Jun 2022 - 14 Jun 2022)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2023) Research Methodology Course (Mmx7001/Mvx8001) Semester 1, 2023/2024 Session: 3 Minute Thesis Assessor, University, (Internal Examiner)
  2. (2023) Article Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  3. (2023) AJK Pemeriksa Dalam Semester 2, Sesi 2022/2023 Program Ijazah Sarjana Muda Sains Kejururawatan, University, (Internal Examiner)
  4. (2023) Article Reviewer, National, (Reviewer)
  5. (2022) MBBS Part 2 Barrier Assessment Osce Examiner, University, (Internal Examiner)
  6. (2022) Article Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2023) Scientific Co-Chair for Summit Workshop 2023, International, (Resource Person)
  2. (2023) Co-Chair for World Diabetes Day, National, (Resource Person)
  3. (2023) Facilitator for Mems Visual Abstract Workshop 2023, National, (Resource Person)
Contribution to event
  1. (2023) Panelist for Breakfast @ UM Health, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
Media appearance
  1. (2022) Radio Interview With Traxx Fm Health Segment On Diabetes, National, (Interview)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
  1. (2023) -, GURDARSHAN KAUR A/P CHARANJIT SINGH
  2. (2021) -, NURLIYANA FATIN BINTI MOHAMAD DARIMIN
  3. (2021) -, LEE WEI LIP
  4. (2021) -, NURLIYANA FATIN BINTI MOHAMAD DARIMIN
  5. (2019) PREVALENCE OF COMPLICATION SCREENING IN TYPE 2 DIABETES PATIENTS IN ADVANCE INSULIN EDUCATION PROGRAMME CLINIC, IHSAN BIN ISMAIL
  6. (2017) DESCRIPTIVE COST ANALYSIS OF TELECONSULTATION IN TERTIARY DIABETES CLINIC, NAZRI BIN AB.KAHAR

COURSE ATTENDED


Internal / External Course
EXTERNAL COURSE
  1. TRAINING OF TRAINERS PROGRAM MMED PERUBATAN DALAMAN KURIKULUM KEBANGSAAN, Bilik Persidangan 1, Aras 2, Hospital Al-Sultan Abdullah, Uitm (04 Oct 2022 - 04 Oct 2022)
INTERNAL COURSE- ORGANIZED BY PTJ
  1. EMERALD TEACHING AND LEARNING 2022, Online (21 Feb 2022 - 04 Mar 2022)
  2. FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENTS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (JAN 2023), Microsoft Teams (Online) (12 Jan 2023 - 12 Jan 2023)
  3. ESSENTIAL OF TEACHING & LEARNING FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS(FEBRUARY 2023), Microsoft Teams Online (22 Feb 2023 - 23 Feb 2023)
  4. FACILITATING SKILLS LEARNING IN COMPETENCY BASED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS EDUCATION, Cube, Aras 4, Fakulti Perubatan, Universiti Malaya (16 Mar 2023 - 16 Mar 2023)
  5. PROFESSIONALISM IN THE WORKPLACE - DEALING WITH ATTITUDE (APRIL 2023), Microsoft Teams(Online) (04 Apr 2023 - 04 Apr 2023)
  6. PBL BASIC TUTOR WORKSHOP FOR UMMP PROGRAMME JUNE 2023, Cube, Aras 4, Fakulti Perubatan, Universiti Malaya (14 Jun 2023 - 15 Jun 2023)
CONFERENCE
  1. INTERNATIONAL DIABETES EPIDEMIOLOGY GROUP SYMPOSIUM 2022 AND PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP, Porto, Portugal (30 Nov 2022 - 06 Dec 2022)
  2. 22ND ASEAN FEDERATION OF ENDOCRINE SOCIETIES CONGRESS (AFES 2023), Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (Qsncc) in Bangkok (15 Nov 2023 - 20 Nov 2023)