PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. RINA A/P N.KARUNAKARAN

Department of Medical Microbiology
Faculty of Medicine
 
  79492774
  rina_k@um.edu.my
 Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
Publons Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9576-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • ROYAL COLLEGE OF PATHOLOGISTS UK, Member, 2006 to 2008, (International)
  • ROYAL COLLEGE OF PATHOLOGISTS, UK, Fellow, 2008, (International)
  • NATIONAL SPECIALIST REGISTER (MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY), Registered Member, 2015 to 2022, (National)
  • American Society for Microbiology, Member, 2016 to 2016, (International)
  • American Society for Microbiology, Member, 2017 to 2017, (International)

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


  • MEMBER OF THE WRITING GROUP FOR THE NATIONAL PATHOLOGY POSTGRADUATE CURRICULUM, National, 01/04/2019 to 31/12/2019
  • Committee member for Jawatankuasa Kecil Tabung Khazanah (Khazanah Fund) Caj Perkhidmatan, PPUM, University Malaya, 20/10/2016 to 31/07/2018 (Committee member for Jawatankuasa Kecil Tabung Khazanah (Khazanah Fund) Caj Perkhidmatan, PPUM)
  • Participant at the Curriculum Review Workshop, Master of Pathology (Conjoined University Pathology Curriculum Review Meeting), University Malaya, 10/10/2016 to 11/10/2016 (Participant)
  • Committee for MPath Curriculum Review Department MMB level, Faculty, 15/09/2016 to 14/09/2018 (Committee for MPath Curriculum Review Department MMB level to review current MPath (MMB) curriculum and suggestions for improvement of curriculum)
  • Advisor for MPath Part II Course (MMB), MMB Department, Faculty, 11/08/2016 to 10/08/2018 (Advisor for MPath Part II Course (MMB), MMB Department)
  • Head, Department of Medical Microbiology, University Malaya Medical Centre, University Malaya, 01/08/2016 to 31/07/2019 (Head, Department of Medical Microbiology, University Malaya Medical Centre)
  • Committee Member, Jawatankuasa Penyediaan Data Statistik Antibiotik Jabatan MMB, PPUM (Antibiotic statistics data preparation committee, Department of MMB, UMMC), Faculty, 01/08/2016 to 31/07/2018 (Committee Member, Jawatankuasa Penyediaan Data Statistik Antibiotik Jabatan MMB, PPUM)
  • MPath Part 2 (MMB) Coordinator, Faculty, 13/06/2016 to 30/07/2016 (Coordinator for MPath Part 2 (MMB))
  • Coordinator, Bacteriology Diagnostic Unit, MMB Diagnostic Laboratory, UMMC, Faculty, 13/06/2016 to 12/06/2018 (Coordinator, Bacteriology Diagnostic Unit, MMB Diagnostic Laboratory, UMMC)
  • Member of the 'Jawatankuasa Peningkatan Hubungan Kerjasama Di dalam Bidang Pengajaran dan penyelidikan antara Jabatan MMB dan Jabatan Parasitologi, Fakulti Perubatan, UM, Faculty, 22/10/2015 to 21/10/2017 (Member of the 'Jawatankuasa Peningkatan Hubungan Kerjasama Di dalam Bidang Pengajaran dan penyelidikan antara Jabatan MMB dan Jabatan Parasitologi, Fakulti Perubatan, UM)
  • Coordinator for Part 2 exam committee and committee member of Jawatankuasa Peperiksaan MPath (MMB) (conjoint Universities), University Malaya, 01/02/2015 to 27/11/2015 (Conjoint Universities Examination, organized by UM for 2015)
  • Jawatankuasa Ijazah Tinggi Fakulti Perubatan (JKITFP) (Postgraduate Committee Faculty of Medicine)- one of the Department's representatives (FACULTY) ongoing, Faculty, 02/12/2014 to 30/09/2019 (One of the representatives from MMB Department to the JKITFP)
  • Committee member for Jawatankuasa Kecil Antibiotic Stewardship Programme (UMMC) , Faculty, 01/12/2014 to 01/02/2019 (Committee member for Jawatankuasa Kecil Antibiotic Stewardship Programme (UMMC) from Dec 2014 till early 2019)
  • Coordinator for MPath (MMB) Part 2 Course, UM, Faculty, 04/08/2014 to 01/12/2015 (Master of Pathology Part II course. Cannot remember exact stop date in December)
  • Committee member for Antibiotic Resistance Statistics Data Preparation Committee, from 9.4.14), Faculty, 09/04/2014 to 08/04/2016 (Committee member for Antibiotic Resistance Statistics Data Preparation, from 9.4.14))
  • Supervisor (Penyelia) for MMB Department's UMMP Programme, Faculty, 01/04/2014 to 01/05/2015 (Appointed as supervisor (penyelia) for UMMP programme at Department of MMB.)
  • Coordinator of Diagnostik Bacteriology Unit, MMB Department, PPUM, Faculty, 05/08/2013 to 01/01/2016 (Penyelaras Unit Diagnostik Bakteriologi, Jabatan Mikorbiologi Perubatan, PPUM)
  • Penyelaras Unit Diagnostik Bakteriologi, Makmal Diagnostik Mikrobiologi, Jabatan Mikrobiologi Perubatan, PPUM ((Unit Coordinator for the Bacteriology Diagnostic Unit, Medical Microbiology Diagnostic Laboratory, UMMC)) , Faculty, 29/08/2012 to 05/11/2012 (Went on sabatical leave from 5.11.12)
  • Coordinator of MPath Part 1 Course (Master of Pathology Part 1), MMB Department, Faculty, 01/09/2011 to 01/06/2012
  • Coordinator for MPath Part 2 Course (MMB)(Master of Pathology Part 2, MMB)., Faculty, 01/09/2011 to 05/11/2012 (Started sabatical leave on 5.11.12)
  • Member of JAWATANKUASA IJAZAH TINGGI KLINIKAL FAKULTI PERUBATAN (Postgraduate Committee, Faculty of Medicine) (still ongoing at time of submission of this for application), Faculty, 22/08/2011 to 30/09/2019 (Still ongoing)
  • Super user untuk Projek Naiktaraf Sistem Maklumat Makmal (LIS), PPUM (Super user for the Laboratory Information System (LIS), UMMC upgrade project), Faculty, 01/07/2010 to 01/07/2011 (Perlantikan Sebagai Super User Untuk Projek Naiktaraf Sistem maklumat (LIS) di PPUM)
  • Committee Member of the Committee for Vetting for the Dental Undergraduate Profesional Exams, year 2, MMB Department, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty, 25/09/2008 to 01/11/2012 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Penyaringan Soalan (Vetting) Bagi Program Ijazah Sarjana Muda Profesional Pergigian, Tahun 2, Jabatan MMB, Fakulti Perubatan)
  • Involved in Curriculum Review for Advanced Diagnostic Microbiology (Biomedical Science Course), in 2008, Faculty, 27/08/2008 to 27/08/2008 (For curriculum review of the Biomedical Sains Program Advanced Diagnostic Microbiology (as Course coordinator))
  • Committee Member of the Department Charges review Committee, MMB Department, Faculty, 20/12/2006 to 01/04/2007 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Semak Semula Caj Jabatan di Jabatan MMB, Fakulti Perubatan)
  • Cooridnator for MFEB3404(Advanced Diagnostic MMB) Course under Biomedical Science, Faculty, 31/10/2006 to 31/10/2009 (Course coordinator)
  • Committee Member of The Laboratory Accreditation Committee, MMB Department, UM, Faculty, 12/10/2006 to 12/10/2007 (Cant remember exact stop date)
  • Dental Course Coordinator for Department of MMB, Faculty, 30/09/2006 to 25/07/2008 (Exact start date in 2006 unsure)
  • Committee Member of the MMB Department Accounts Advisor Committee, Faculty, 22/09/2006 to 21/09/2007 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Pensihat Akaun Jabatan MMB Perubatan, Fakulti Perubatan)
  • Coordinator Unit Diagnostik Bakteriology, Jabatan MMB, PPUM, Faculty, 15/09/2006 to 01/11/2012 (Unit Coordinator for Bacteriology Diagnostik Unit, MMB Department, PPUM)
  • Coordinator of the Dental BDS MMB Course for Year 2, Faculty, 01/09/2006 to 25/07/2008 (Coordinator for this course)
  • Committee Member Jawatankuasa Akreditasi Makmal (Laboratory Accreditation Committee, MMB Department, UMMC), Faculty, 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 (Cant remember the dates exactly but in 2006)
  • Committee Member of the MBBS Practical Review for MMB Department, Faculty, 18/07/2005 to 01/10/2005 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Kaji Semula Praktikal MBBS Jab MMB)
  • Committee member for Jawantankuasa Ekspo Pameran Penyelidikan (Galeri PTJ) MMB Department, at Universiti Malaya, Faculty, 14/06/2005 to 17/06/2005 (Jawatankuasa Pameran Penyelidikan for MMB Department, di Universiti Malaya)
  • Curriculum review Committee for Dental (BDS) MMB Curriculum review for MMB Department, Faculty, 31/12/2004 to 01/12/2010 (Minus a 9 month sabatical period from Oct 2005-July 2006)
  • Coordinator for BD(Bachelor of Dental Surgery) Phase 2, MMB Department, Faculty, 01/06/2004 to 01/10/2005 (Programme Coordinator)
  • Department Quality Manager, MMB Department, PPUM (Hospital), University Malaya, 26/01/2002 to 15/07/2003 (MMB Department Quality Manager, PPUM (Minus 3 months away at Attachment in UK))
  • Assistant Laboratory Coordinator, Faculty, 10/01/2002 to 31/12/2002 (Minus 3 months of Attachment in UK.)
  • Department Quality Manager, Faculty, 16/07/2001 to 15/07/2003 (DQM for MMB department)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Bacteriology (Diagnostic Bacteriology)
  • Bacteriology (Antibiotic resistance)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Citation Riley TV, Collins DA, Karunakaran R, Kahar MA, Adnan A, Hassan SA, Zainul NH, Rustam FRM, Wahab ZA, Ramli R, Lee YY, Hassan H. 2018. High prevalence of toxigenic and nontoxigenic Clostridium difficile strains in Malaysia. J Clin Microbiol 56:e00170-18. https:// doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00170-18. (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Low ,YM., Yap, PS-X., Abdul Jabar, K., Ponnampalavanar, S., Karunakaran,R., Velayuthan R., Chong,CW., Abu Bakar,S., Md Yusof, MY.,Teh, CS-J.The emergence of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Malaysia:correlation between microbiological trends with host characteristics and clinical factors. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control (2017) 6:5 DOI 10.1186/s13756-016-0164-x (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Mohd Khari FI1, Karunakaran R1, Rosli R1, Tee Tay S1. Genotypic and Phenotypic Detection of AmpC β-lactamases in Enterobacter spp. Isolated from a Teaching Hospital in Malaysia.PLoS One. 2016 Mar 10;11(3):e0150643. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150643. eCollection 2016. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Karunakaran R, Tay ST, Rahim FF, Lim BB, Puthucheary SD. Molecular analysis of Ciprofloxacin resistance among Non-Typhoidal Salmonella with reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin isolated from patients at a tertiary care hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Jpn J Infect Dis 2014; 67: 157-162 (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Karunakaran R, Tay ST, Rahim FF, Lim BB, Sam I-C, Kahar-Bador M,Hassan H, Puthucheary SD. Ceftriaxone resistance and genes encoding extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase among non-typhoidal Salmonella species from a tertiary care hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Jpn. J Infect Dis 2012;5:433-435 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sam IC, Karunakaran R, Kamarulzaman A, Ponnampalavanar S, Syed Omar SF, Ng KP, Mohd Yusof MY, Hooi PS, Jafar FL, Abubakar S. A large exposure to Brucella melitensis in a diagnostic laboratory. J Hosp Infect 2012; 80(4):321-5. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Karunakaran R, Halim HA, Ng KP, Hanifah YA, Chin E, Jaafar FL, Abubakar S.Tsukamurella tyrosinosolvens intravascular catheter-related bacteremia in a haematology patient:a case report. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2011 Nov;15(11):1343-6. (ISI-Indexed)
  • A.M.Aye,C.W.Law,N.S.Sabet,R.Karunakaran,Y.A.Hanifah,F.L .J afar,S.Abubakar. 2011. Isolation of Aggregatibacter aphrophilus from a patient with acute appendicitis: a rare case report. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences 2011; 15(7): 845-847 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yasin RM, Zin NM, Hussin A, Nawi SH, Hanapiah SM, Wahab ZA, Raj G, Shafie N, Peng NP, Chu KK, Aziz MN, Maning N, Mohamad JS, Benjamin A, Salleh MA, Zahari SS, Francis A, Ahmad N, Karunakaran R. Current trend of pneumococcal serotypes distribution and antibiotic susceptibility pattern in Malaysian hospitals.Vaccine. 2011 Aug 5;29(34):5688-93. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.06.004. Epub 2011 Jun 30. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • IC Sam, Abdul-Murad A, Karunakaran R, Rampal S, Chan YF, Nathan AM, Ariffin H. Clinical features of Malaysian children hospitalised with community-acquired seasonal influenza. IJID 14S(2010)e36-e40 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Multidrug resistant and sensitive strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Establishing clonal relationship by Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis and in vitro antibiotic synergy testing by E test By: Nawi, S. F. A. Mohd; Karunakaran, R.; Thong, K. -L.; et al. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES Volume: 14 Supplement: 1 Pages: E41-E42 Published: MAR 2010 (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Karunakaran R, Raja NS, Hafeez A, Puthucheary SD. Group B Streptococcus Infection: epidemiology, serotypes and antimicrobial Susceptibility of selected isolates in the population beyond infancy (excluding females with genital tract and pregnancy related isolates) at the University Malay Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur).JJID2009;62(3): 192-94 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Dhanoa A, Karunakaran R, Puthucheary SD. Serotype distribution and antibiotic susceptibility of group B streptococci in pregnant women. Epidemiol Infect. 2010 Jul;138(7):979-81. doi: 10.1017/S0950268809991105 (ISI-Indexed)

2007
  • Karunakaran R, Sam IC. Mutations in gyrA and parC in ciprofloxacin-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. J Antimicrob Chemother 2007; 59(4):803-4 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Karunakaran, R., Raja, N. S., Quek, K. F., Hoe, V. C. W., Navaratnam, P. 2007. Evaluation of the routine use of the anaerobic bottle when using the BACTEC blood culture system. Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Karunakaran, R., Puthucheary, S. D. 2007. Burkholderia pseudomallei: In vitro susceptibility to some new and old antimicrobials. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases (ISI-Indexed)
  • Karunakaran, R., Raja, N. S., Ng, K. P., Navaratnam, P. 2007. Etiology of blood culture isolates among patients in a multidisciplinary teaching hospital in Kuala Lumpur. Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Palasubramaniam, S., Karunakaran, R., Gin, G. G., Muniandy, S., Parasakthi, N. 2007. Imipenem-resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae in Malaysia due to loss of OmpK36 outer membrane protein coupled with AmpC hyperproduction. International Journal of Infectious Diseases (ISI-Indexed)

2006
  • NS Raja, Karunakaran R, H Hassan, SD Puthucheary. Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Epidemiology of bacteremia and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a teaching hospital in Kuala Lumpur. JUMMEC 2006; 9: 14-19 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Puthucheary SD, Sangkar V, Hafeez A, Karunakaran R, Raja NS, Hassan HH. Rhodococcus equi- an emerging human pathogen in immunocompromised hosts: A report of four cases from Malaysia. Southeast Asian J Trop Med public Health 2006 37(1): 157-161. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lee WS., Rajasekharan G, Pee S, Karunakaran R, Hassan HH, Puthucheary SD. Rotavirus and other enteropathogens in childhood acute diarrhea: a study of 2 centers in Malaysia. J Paediatric Child Health 2006 Sep; 42(9): 509-14. (ISI-Indexed)

2005
  • Raja, N. S., Karunakaran, R., Ngeow, Y. F., Awang, R. 2005. Community-acquired vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium: A case report from Malaysia. Journal of Medical Microbiology (ISI-Indexed)

2004
  • Karunakaran R, Marret MJ. Hassan H, Puthucheary SD. Eikenella corrodens from a brain abscess. Malays J Pathol. 2004; 26 (1): 49-52. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2002
  • Karunakaran R, Ngeow YF, Mashor M. isolation of Neisseria meningitidis from an unusual site. Malays J Pathol 2002; 24 (2): 103-5 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Hooi PS, Chua BH, Karunakaran R, lam SK, Chua KB. A retrospective review of Mucocutaneous infections by Human Herpesvirus 1 and 2 in an urban population in Malaysia. Med J Malaysia 2002; 57(1): 80-7. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Proceeding

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


  • Resistance Mechanisms, Survival And Clinical Outcomes Of Non-carbapenemase Producing Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Consultant, 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Characterization Of Esbl-producing Escherichia Coli And Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolated From Surgical Infections, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • The prevalence and molecular epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection in Malaysian hospital patients with diarrhoea, Co-Investigator, 2016 - 2016, Private Funding, (International)
  • Evaluation of the Filmarray Blood Culture Identification Panel (bioMerieux SA) on selected positive blood culture samples from UMMC patients., Co-Investigator, 2015 - 2016, Private Funding, (National)
  • Longitudinal Study Of The Impact Of Changing Trends In Genotypes And Phenotypes Of Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae Infection In A Tertiary Teaching Hospital In Malaysia, Consultant, 2015 - 2016, International Funding, (International)
  • Evaluation of the FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis (Filmarray) Panel for Identification of Bacterial, Viral and Fungal Pathogens in the Cerebrospinal Fluid, Co-Investigator, 2015 - 2016, Private Funding, (National)
  • SUSCEPTIBILITY OF URINARY E.COLI ISOLATES (ESBL PRODUCING AND NON-ESBL PRODUCING ISOLATES) FROM A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN MALAYSIA TO FOSFOMYCIN, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2015, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Course & Disertation, (National)
  • The phenotypic detection and types of ESBL genes among clinical isolates of Enterobacter spp. at a tertiary hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • The Identification and Susceptibility Profile of Acinetobacter Baumanii Complex from intensive care unit patients, Kuala Lumpur Hospital and the Correlation of 2 methods for susceptibility testing of colistin and tigecycline, Co-Investigator, 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • TOXIGENIC CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE - DETECTION AND ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY, , 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Serotype distribution and antibiotic susceptibility of group B streptococci in pregnant women., Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2010, Private Funding, (National)
  • THE DETECTION, PREVALENCE AND COMMON MECHANISM OF REDUCED SUSCEPTIBILITY TO CIPROFLOXACIN AMONG NON TYPHOIDAL SALMONELLA SPP. FROM THE UMMC, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Asian Network for Surveillance of Resistance Pathogens (ANSORP ) project- "Prospective, hospital-based, multinational surveillance on antimicrobial resistance anmd serotypes pf Streptococcus pneumoniae and disease burden of pneumococcal infections in Asian countries in the era of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine" study 2009 - 2010, Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2010, Private Funding, (International)
  • Asian network for Surveillance of resistance Pathogens (ANSORP) project-"A prospective multinational surveillance of hospiatl-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) in adults in Asia 2008 - 2009, Co-Investigator, 2008 - 2009, Private Funding, (International)
  • MULTI DRUG RESISTANT PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA : ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY AND SYNERGY TESTING BY E TEST AND PULSE FIELD GEL ELECTROPHERESIS OF ISOLATES, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2010, RU Geran, (National)
  • THE SEROTYPES AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL FEATURES OF GROUP B STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS AMONG NON-PREGNANT ADULTS IN UMMC, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2009, RU Geran, (National)
  • MSD Research (Oasis 11), Co-Investigator, 2002 - 2003, Private Funding, (International)
  • Omnicare Research, Co-Investigator, 2001 - 2002, Private Funding, (International)

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


  • MEMBER OF THE WRITING GROUP FOR THE NATIONAL PATHOLOGY POSTGRADUATE CURRICULUM, 2019-2019, Faculty of Medicine
  • External reviewer for MOH Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) on "Management of rhinosinusitis in adolescents and adults", 2016-2016, Ministry of Health, Malaysia

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


  • Certificate of Acheivement Completed Hand Hygiene Medical Online Learning Module 2 May 2019, Hand Hygiene Australia, 2019, (International)
  • Certificate Awarded for Attending Msqh 5th Edfition Hospital Stabndards Traiing Programme 16 April 2019, Malaysia Society for Quality in Health, 2019, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2019, (University)
  • Certificate of Appreciation Ummp Pbl Training Workshop, Fom, UM, 2018, (Ptj)
  • Letter of Appreciation for Being in Evaluation Panel for The Frgs Grant Phase 1/2018 Level of "Institute Pengurusan Dan Pemantauan Penyelidikan (Ippp)", Ippp, UM, 2018, (University)
  • Organizing Comiittee of 2nd Basic and Clinical Immunology Course , Chairman of Organizing Committee, Department of Mmb, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 2017, (Ptj)
  • Letter and Certificate of Appreciation for Being An External Reviewer for Moh Malaysia'S Clinical Practice Gudielines (Cpg) On Management of Rhinosinusitis in Adolescents and Adults, Kkm, 2017, (National)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Participation in The Curriculum Review Workshop, Master of Pathology 2016, Chairman, Master of Pathology Curricuum Review Committee (National) and Usm (School of Medical Sciences), 2016, (National)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2016, (University)
  • Letter of Appreciation (Invited Speaker At The Pre-Congress Workshop for 37th Mpa Congress & Asia Pacific Vaccinology Update), Malaysian Paediatric Association and Asia Pacific Paediatric Association, 2015, (National)
  • Sijil Penghargaan for Contribution as Invited Speaker At Ummc Infectious Diseases Master Class, Fakulti Perubatan Universiti Malaya, 2014, (National)
  • Sijil Penghargaan (Certificate of Appreciation) for Being Invited Speaker At Johor Pathology Scientific Meeting, Persatuan Patologi Johor, 2014, (National)
  • Visiting Fellow At Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Mmb Lab 19th-30th November 2012., West Midlands Public Health Laboratory, , 2012, (International)
  • Award of Completion Biosafety Level 2 Safety Training August 2011 Emory University& TIDREC, University Malaya, At UM, Emory University, 2011, (International)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2010, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2006, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2005, (University)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Spm Department for Being a Part-Time Lecturer in The "Epidemiology of Major Communicable Diseases in Malaysia" Course for The Master of Public Health Candidates 2004/2005 Session, Epidemiology Unit, Spm, Fom, UM, 2004, (University)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Being An Invited Speaker At The Infection Control Course (" Current Trends in Infection Control"), Ppum and Persatuan Kawalan Jangkitan Malaysia, 2004, (National)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Participating in The Ppum Point Prevalence Survey, Ppum, Kawalan Jangkitan, 2004, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2003, (University)
  • Pingat Ranjeet Bhagwan Singh Untuk Pelajar Terbaik Sarjana Patologi 1999, Universiti Malaya, Universiti Malaya, 1999, (University)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • "Microbiology Teaching Session (Oral presentation)", Pathologists conference , Hotel Crown Princess, KL, 17-12-2003 , 2003-12-17 to 2003-12-17, Academy of Medicine (Malaysian Society of Pathologists), Malaysia, (National)
  • Delivered 2 talks, Was an invited speaker (2 talks) at Pfizer's CME Medical Microbiology Workshop (Antimicrobial Susceptibility testing in a Diagnostic Medical Microbiology Laboratory) at Sheraton Subang Hotel + Towers, 2004-09-02 to 2004-09-02, Pfizer, (National)
  • "Epidemiology and Control of Multi Resistant Organisms",, Current Trends in Infection Control Seminar at the UMMC, 15-09-2004 , 2004-09-15 to  , UMMC (Infection Control Unit), (National)
  • Invited speaker: "Epidemiology and Control of Multi Resistant Organisms", Seminar on Infection Control (Seminar Kawalan Infeksi),, 2005-03-10 to 2005-03-10, Hospital Putra Jaya, (National)
  • "MIC testing: Why and When", Pfizer sponsored workshop The MMB Workshop, 2005-06-25 to 2005-06-25, Pfizer, (National)
  • "Blood cultures and the UMMC", 6th Bactec User Club Meeting at Penang Gurney hotel: 17- 18 January 2008 Invited speaker, 2008-01-17 to 2008-01-18, BMS and BD Malaysia, (National)
  • "Blood culture and prevention of contamination", Kursus Kawalan Jangkitan untuk Pegawai Perubatan/Pegawai Perubatan Siswazah (10.8.09), organized by PTJ Kawalan Jangkitan at Bilik Bistari, PTJ Pembangunan Insan, PPUM., 2009-08-10 to 2009-08-10, PTJ Kawalan Jangkitan, PPUM
  • "Leptospirosis: An update", 1st Johor Pathology Scientific Meeting, 2014-03-12 to 2014-03-12, Persatuan Patologi Johor, (National)
  • "Interpretation of Microbiology Results", UMMC Infectious Diseases Master Class 2014, 2014-06-21 to 2014-06-21, UMMC, (National)
  • "Diagnostics in Bacteriology", Pre-congress workshop for 37th MPA Congress & Asia Pacific Vaccinology Update, 2015-09-16 to 2015-09-16, Malaysian Paediatric Association, (National)
  • Invited for talk: "Antibiotic Resistance, Prevention and Control", World Antibiotic Awareness Week, organized by UTAR's Centre for Research on Communicable diseases (CRCD),- delivered talk to Medical students and UTAR teaching staff, 2017-11-16 to 2017-11-16, Centre for Research on Communicable Diseases, UTAR, (UTAR Medical students and teaching staff)
PRESENTER
  • Nipah Virus Outbreak In Malaysia, Weekly Microbiology Meeting, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, 2002-08-25 to 2002-08-25, Medical Microbiology Department, (International)
  • Gonorrhoea and Chlamydia- 2 old STDs, one new test, UMMC Wednesday morning symposium, 2018-10-17 to 2018-10-17, Faculty of Medicine, (Faculty of Medicine)
ORAL
  • "Mycobacterium fortuitum peritonitis in two CAPD patients."Free paper presentation: Rina A/p N.Karunakaran, Asma Hafeez, Lim Kuo Chieh, Gan Wee Hin, Parasakthi Navaratnam, Ngeow Yun Foong, International Seminar for Tuberculosis control: A Case for Regional Cooperation at Niko Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 2003-07-21 to 2003-07-21, Cannot recall, (International)
  • Free paper presentation: Rina A/p N. Karunakaran, I-Ching Sam "Molecular epidemiology of ciprofloxacin resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a teaching hospital in Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia.", IUSTI- Asia Pacific Conference on STI's and HIV/AIDS , 2006-07-27 to 2006-07-30, International Union against STI, (International)
POSTER
  • Prevalence and Resistance patterns of nosocomial pathogens in an adult ICU in Malaysia. Navaratnam P, Ong G, Karunakaran R, Raja NS (I was not the presentor of the poster), Australian and new Zealand College of Anesthetists Annual Scientific Meeting , 2003-03-06 to 2003-03-06, Australian and New Zealand College of Anesthetists, (International)
  • Mulitdrug resistant and sensitive strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Establishing clonal relationship by PFGE and in vitro antibiotic synergy testing by E test. Presentor and first author: Siti Farah Nawi (MPath student at that time), 14th ICID, Miami, Florida, 2010-03-10 to 2010-03-10, International Society for Infectious Diseases, (International)
  • Prevalence of ceftriaxone resistance and ESBL genes among non- typhoidal Salmonella species isolated from a tertiary care hospital in Kuala Lumpur. R Karunakaran*, ST Tay, FF Rahim, IC Sam, M Kahar Bador, BB Lim, SD Puthucheary., 12th Western Pacific Congress on Chemotherapy and Infectious Diseases, 2nd - 5th December 2010, Shangri-la, Singapore, 2010-12-02 to 2010-12-02, Western Pacific Congress on Chemotherapy and Infectious Diseases, (International)
  • In-Vitro Activity of Selected Antimicrobial Agents Against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Isolates from Tertiary Care Hospital in Kuala Lumpur. Negar S. Sabet*, MY Yusof, R Karunakaran, AM Aye., 9th International Symposium on Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance(ISAAR2013), on March 13th, KL Convention Centre, Malaysia)., 2013-03-13 to 2013-03-13, ISAAR/MSIDC, (International)
  • Title: Phenotypic and molecular detection of AmpC -lactamase from Enterobacter spp. isolated from clinical sources in a Malaysian hospital. Mohd Khari F. I., Karunakaran R., Rosli R. and Tay S. T. (Mohd Khari F.I. presented the poster)., 'Infections 2015: Infectious Diseases and Microbial Genomics'., 2015-04-07 to 2015-04-08, Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia., (National)
  • POSTER at International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection 2017: "Trends in Molecular Epidemiology of Carbapenem Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tertiary Teaching Hospital in Malaysia". Khong ZX*, Low YM , Abdul Jabar K, Karunakaran R, Ponampalavar S, Chong CW, Teh C. , International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection 2017, 2017-11-24 to 2017-11-27, International Society of Chemotherapy, (International)
OTHERS
  • Oral presentation by PhD candidate at the Malaysian Society for Microbiology Postgraduate Seminar 2016 at UKM: Molecular analysis reveals the ability of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae to acquire multiple carbapenemase determinants and high genetic diversity among carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. Kong Zhi Xian, Kartini Abdul Jabar, Rina Karunakaran, Low Ye Mun, Sasheela Ponnampalavanar, Chong Chun Wie, Cindy Teh Shuan Ju, Malaysian Society for Microbiology Postgraduate Seminar 2016, 2016-08-24 to 2016-08-24, Malaysian Society for Microbiology, (National)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Credentialed and Privileged as Senior Consultant in MMB, UMMC since 23rd May 2016, University Malaya Medical Center , 2016, (Ummc (hospital))

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Organizing Committee 2nd Basic and Clinical Immunology Course 2017, Faculty of Medicine, UM, Committee Member, (International)
  • Co-supervisor for MBBS Phase II students research project 2009, FOM, UM, Co-supervisor, (Faculty)
  • Invited to give a lecture to Masters students at Opthalmology department, FOM, UM, Opthalmology Department, FOM, UM, Lecturer, (Department)
  • Pensyarah bagi Bahagian Pertama Kursus Bimbingan Bagi Graduan Perubatan Dari Institusi Yang Tidak Diiktiraf, MMC, MOH, Malaysia, Gave A Lecture On Infections Of The Cvs, (National)
  • Penyelia untuk UMMP Program, Jabatan MMB, MMB Department, FOM, UM, Penyelia (supervisor), (Jabatan Mmb, Fom)
  • Co-supervisor for MBBS students Phase II research project May/June 2003, FOM, UM, Co-supervisor, (Faculty)
  • Coordinator (co), Bacteriology Unit, MMB Department, PPUM, Coordinator, 2016-2018, (Bacteriology Unit, Mmb Department, Ppum)
  • Advisor of MPath Part II Course, MMB Department, FOM , UM, Advisor, 2016-2018, (Department Of Mmb)
  • Curriculum Review Committee MPath (MMB), MMB Department. To review existing curriculum and make suggestions for improvement, MMB department, FOM, UM, Committee Member, 2016-2018, (University)
  • Co-reseracher in collaborative research with University of Western Australia (UWA Perth) and Alere: The prevalence and molecular epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection in Malaysian hospital patients with diarrhoea, UWA/Alere/UM, Co-researcher, 2016-2016, (International)
  • Chairman of the Organizing Committee for: "WORKSHOP: ENSURING QUALITY IN ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING & REPORTING AN UPDATE Crystal Crown Hotel. Organizers: Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, UM and MSIDC, University of Malaya and MSIDC, Chairman Of Organizing Committee, 2011-2011, (National)
  • LIS Upgrade Project Working Committee (On the Committee), Department of Medical Microbiology, UMMC, On The Committee, 2010, (Department Of Mmb, Ummc)
  • Co- supervisor for research Report for Department of Molecular Medicine undergradutae candidate Devamalini., Faculty of Medicine, Co-supervisor, 2009-2009, (Faculty)
  • A representative from UM (MMB) for the Asian Network for Surveillance of Resistance Pathogens (ANSORP) project- "Prospective, hospital-based, multinational surveillance on antimicrobial resistance anmd serotypes pf Streptococcus pneumoniae and disease burden of pneumococcal infections in Asian countries in the era of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine" study, ANSORP (Asian Network for Surveillance of Resistance Pathogens), Co-researcher, 2009-2010, (International)
  • Scientific Committee of UK-Malaysia Symposium on Current Strategies in Antimicrobial Therapies, Organized by UM and Sponsored by British High Commission, Committee Member, 2009, (International)
  • A Representative from UM(MMB) for Asian network for Surveillance of resistance Pathogens (ANSORP) project-"A prospective multinational surveillance of hospiatl-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) in adults in Asia, ANSORP, Co-researcher, 2008-2009, (International)

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


  • MEMBER OF THE WRITING GROUP FOR THE NATIONAL PATHOLOGY POSTGRADUATE CURRICULUM, National Curriculum Review For Mpath (mmb) ,  (2019 - 2020)
  • MBBS Entrance Multiple Mini interviews 31st May 2018, Mbbs Entrance Multiple Mini Interviews 2018 ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Reviewed manuscript for Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, July 2018, Reviewed Manuscript For Mjmhs July2018 ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Evaluator for FRGS Phase 1/2018 Level of "Institut Pengurusan dan Pematauan Penyelidikan (IPPP)", Research Grant ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Technical Evaluation and Chairman of the Technical Evaluation Committee Oct 2018, MMB, for PPUM, Technical Evaluation Activity ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Technical evaluation committee chairman Nov 2017 MMB, for PPUM See hardcopy evidence, Technical Evaluation Committee Chairman ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • IPT Evaluation Panel: FRGS Grant application, Ipt Evaluation Panel: Frgs Grant Application ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Viva examiner for Master of ENT Part 1 examination, UM, Viva For Master Of Ent Part 1 2016/2017 ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Examiner for research report MPath candidate Dr. Boon Kay Ying (MGA 120002), Research Report ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Evaluating Panel for PPP Grant Phase 1/2016 IPPP, Evaluation ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Technical evaluation committee and Chairman April 2015 MMB, for PPUM (See hardcopy evidence), Technical Evaluation Committee And Chairman ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • OSKE exams, UMMP, Oske Examiner ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • ADHOC Committee Chairman and member for Masters students proposal: Eric Wong Hong Jian, Chairman And Member Of The Adhoc Committee ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Technical evaluation Committee Chairman April 2014 MMB, for PPUM See hardcopy evidence, Technical Evaluation Committee Chairman April 2014 ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • AD HOC COmmittee member for candidate Noorfatin Jihan Zulkefli(Master of Medical Science), Project ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Jawatankuasa kecil Penilaian dan Pemantauan Geran penyelidikan peringkat Jabatan), Evaluation ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Evaluator for Candidature Defense for Master of Medical Science Candidate LIM MUN KIT MGN 120050, Candidature Defense (master Of Medical Science) ,  (2014)
  • AD HOC COmmittee member and Chairman for candidate Low Ye Mun, Project ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Examiner for viva-voce examination for the MPath Part 2 (MMB) Conjoined Universities repeat examination NOV 2014 at UPM, Viva-voce For Repeat Mpath Part 2(mmb) Exams ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • VIva examiner for the Borderline Viva-voce examination for MMB (2nd MBBS Examination), UM, Viva Examiner ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Viva examiner MBBS peperiksaan Kedua (Tambahan), Viva Examiner ,  (2013)
  • Technical evaluation committee and Chairman May 2012 MMB, for PPUM (See Hardcopy evidence), Technical Evaluation Committee And Chairman 2012 ,  (2012 - 2012)
  • Candidature defense evaluation on 22.9.2010, Candidature Defense Evaluation ,  (2010 - 2010)
  • Technical evaluation committee August2009, MMB, for PPUM (See Hardcopy evidence), Technical Evaluation Committee August2009 Ppum ,  (2009 - 2009)
  • Technical evaluation Committee Nov2009 MMB, for PPUM (See Hardcopy evidence), Technical Evaluation Committee Nov2009 Ppum ,  (2009 - 2009)
  • Technical evaluation Committee May 2009 MMB, for PPUM (See Hardcopy evidence), Technical Evaluation Committee May 2009ppum ,  (2009 - 2009)
  • Examiner for Research report for Master of Pathology (MMB) UM Candidate: (April 2009), Research Report: (um) ,  (2009 - 2009)
  • Review Biomed course curriculum, Review Biomed Course Curriculum ,  (2008)
  • See Hardcopy evidence, Price Evaluation Committee August2008ppum ,  (2008 - 2008)
  • Vetting committee for Dental MMB Programme exams, Vetting Committee ,  (2008)
  • Technical Evaluation Committee Oct 2008 MMB, for PPUM (See hardcopy evidence), Technical Evaluation Committee Oct 2008 Ppum ,  (2008 - 2008)
  • Evaluation panel for the Medical Students Elective Program Oral presentation, Medical Students Elective Program Oral Presentation ,  (2004)
  • Point Prevalance survey, PPUM, Abstracts ,  (2004 - 2004)
  • Dental Curriculum Review Committee, Curriculum Review ,  (2004 - 2010)

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


  • Organizing Committee (Scientific Committee) for the BASIC COURSE IN MEDICAL MYCOLOGY : Conventional and Molecular Methods in Diagnostic Medical Mycology , (National), 24/07/2018 until 26/07/2018
  • Facilitator in the Basic Course in Medical Mycology, (National), 24/07/2018 until 26/07/2018
  • Scientific Committee and Chairperson for the Infection Disease Symposium at the Malaysian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, Equatorial hotel, Penang, (National), 11/05/2018 until 11/05/2018
  • Invited to deliver talk "Antibiotic Resistance, Prevention and Control" to Medical Students and UTAR teaching staff for the World Antibiotic Awareness Week, organized by Centre for Research on Communicable diseases (CRCD), UTAR- Level, (UTAR Medical students and teaching staff), 16/11/2017 until 16/12/2017
  • Organizing Committee for the 2nd Basic and Clinical Immunology Course July 2017, FOM, UM, (National), 05/07/2017 until 09/07/2017
  • Part of the Organizing Committee (MMB Subcommittee) for the 15th Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Pathologists, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia (3-5th June 2016) at Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside Hotel, (Country), 01/09/2015 until 05/06/2016
  • Member of the Guru Dharma Society ( non profit, charitable society ), (Community), 01/12/2014 until 31/01/2019
  • Chairman of the Organizing Committee for: "WORKSHOP: ENSURING QUALITY IN ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING & REPORTING AN UPDATE on 1st October 2011, Crystal Crown Hotel. Organizers: Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur and Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC) , (National), 01/10/2011 until 01/10/2011
  • Gave a talk at Kursus Kawalan Jangkitan Untuk Pegawai perubatan/Pegawai Perubatan Siswazah- Blood Culture and Prevention of Contamination, (PPUM hospital), 10/08/2009 until 10/08/2009
  • Invited to deliver talk at 5th Bactec Users Meeting "Blood cultures, the UMMC experience" at Gurney Hotel, Penang, (National), 17/01/2008 until 18/01/2008
  • Presented oral free paper presentation at 14th IUSTI-Asia Pacific Conference on STI's and HIV/AIDS 2006, (International), 30/07/2006 until 30/07/2006
  • Invited speker delivered talk at the MMB Workshop organized by Pfizer at Subang Sheraton, KL (2005): MIC Testing: Why and When , (National), 21/05/2005 until 21/05/2005
  • Was an invited speaker (2 talks) at Pfizer's CME Medical Microbiology Workshop (Antimicrobial Susceptibility testing in a Diagnostic Medical Microbiology Laboratory) at Sheraton Subang Hotel + Towers, (National), 02/09/2004 until 02/09/2004
  • Gave a presentation to MMB Department at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital on "Nipah Virus Outbreak in Malaysia" in 2002, (International), 01/09/2002 until 01/09/2002
  • Scientific Committee for the 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting and annual GM of College of Pathologists, Academy of Medicine Malaysia held at Riviera beach Resort, Melaka , (National), 21/06/2002 until 23/06/2002
  • On the Organizing committee (Treasurer) for the seminar: Nipah Virus Encephalitis- An Update, organized by Department of MMB, UMMC at Dewan Kuliah 1, Faculty of Medicine, UM, (National), 27/10/2001 until 27/10/2001
  • Invited lecturer, delivered a lecture (Infections of CVS) at 1st part of Guidance Course for Medical Graduates from Unrecognised Institutions (Bahagian Pertama Kursus Bimbingan Bagi Graduan Perubatan dari Institusi Yang Tidak Diiktiraf), (National),   until  
  • On the Organizing Committee for the Workshop on Laboratory Diagnosis of Dengue (.5.05-13.5.05). Organized by Department of MMB, UM and WHO Centre for Arbovirus Reference and research (DF/DHF), (National),   until  

SUPERVISION


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

Completed
  • Master Degree, Hanis Syazwani Mmohd Hassan (mga 140015), Research on Nontuberculous Mycobacterium species from respiratory samples, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Dr. Boon Kah Ying (mga 120002), SUSCEPTIBILITY OF URINARY E.COLI ISOLATES (ESBL PRODUCING AND NON-ESBL PRODUCING ISOLATES) FROM A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN MALAYSIA TO FOSFOMYCIN, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Dr. Roshalina Rosli (mga 110010), Research report:Detection of extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Enterobacter among clinical isolates of Enterobacter spp. at a tertiary hospital in Kuala Lumpur, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Izyani Md Shariff (mmk 150003), Research on CRE and phenotypic detection, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Fatin Izzati Bt Mohd Khari, Molecular Identification of Enterobacter spp. from clinical sources and anlysis of genes involved in AmpC beta lactamases production, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Dr. Kartini Abdul Jabar (mga090004), Research report was done under Professor Ng Kee Peng's supervision, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Dr. Farah Roslinda Mohd Rustam (mga 080009), Research Report:Toxigenic Clostridium difficile- Detection and Antimicrobial Susceptibility, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Dr. Nur Izati Mustapa (mga080012), The Research Report was done at HKL.THE IDENTIFICATION AND SUSCEPTIBILITY PROFILE OF ACINETOBACTER BAUMANNII COMPLEX FROM INTENSIVE CARE UNITS PATIENTS, KUALA LUMPUR HOSPITAL AND THE CORRELATION OF 2 METHODS FOR SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING OF COLISTIN AND TIGECYCLINE., 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Dr. Lim Bee Bee (mga 070010), The Susceptibility Profile, The Prevalence And Detection Of Reduced Susceptibility To Ciprofloxacin, And gyrA mutation Among Non-Typhoidal Salmonella Isolated From The University Malaya Medical Centre, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Dr. Siti Farah Nawi Mga 06000, Multidrug resistant pseudomonas aeruginosa: establishment of clonal relationship by pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and antibiotic synergy testing by E test., 2009/2010

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Dr. Azwani Binti Abdullah, Not decided yet. Just entered Yr 2, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Dr. Jayamalar Pitchaimuthu, Not yet, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Kong Zhi Xian, Genotypic and Phenotypic Trends of Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital with Special Emphasis on the Impact of Carbon Utilization on Gene Expression and Metabolism of CRKp., 2015/2016
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • UMMP. Appointed as Mentor from 2013-2018 for Lai Yuen Sin (MEM130073), 2013/2014, 1
  • Research report co-supervisor for Department of Molecular Medicine student Devamalini Rajagopalu, 2008/2009, 1
  • Co-supervisor for Medical Students Elective Project: Ascending cholangitis as a Complication of post-Kasai procedure in Biliary Atresia, 2008/2009, 4
  • Co-supervisor for Medical Students Elective project:Studies on Salmonella associated with pet reptiles, rodents and other samll mammals, 2007/2008, 5
  • Co-supervisor for MBBS Yr 2 students elective project (A study of Blood Culture isolates and their antiicrobial susceptbility profile from intensive care unit patients of University Malaya Meducak Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 2002/2003, 3

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


POST GRADUATE
  • MMBPart2, 2018/2019, 3, 36
  • MMBPart2, 2018/2019, 3, 49.5
  • MMBPart1Groups, 2018/2019, 25, 56
  • MPathPart2MMB, 2018/2019, 3, 26
  • MMB Part 1 Group 2, 2018/2019, 6, 6
  • Postgrad Basic Clinical Science (ENT/SURG), 2018/2019, 33, 22
  • MPath MMB Curriculum matters, 2018/2019, 25, 11
  • Supervision, 2018/2019, 2, 10
  • MMB Part 1 Group 3, 2018/2019, 7, 6
  • MPath Part2 MMB, 2018/2019, 6, 9
  • MMB Part 1 Group 1, 2018/2019, 6, 6
  • Masters of Clinical Dentistry, 2017/2018, 20, 2
  • MMB Part 1 Group1, 2017/2018, 6, 6
  • MMB Part 1 Group 2, 2017/2018, 7, 6
  • MPathMMB Part 1Group4, 2017/2018, 7, 6
  • MMB Part 1 Group 4, 2017/2018, 6, 6
  • MMB Part 1 Group 3, 2017/2018, 7, 6
  • MMB Part 1, 2016/2017, 24, 6
  • Postgrad Basic Clinical Science (ENT/SURG), 2016/2017, 30, 1
  • MPath Part 1 Grp 1, 2015/2016, 10, 4
  • MPath Part 2 CME, 2015/2016, 4, 2
  • MPATH Part 1 Revision course, 2015/2016, 128, 1
  • MPath on call teaching on P/H and weekends, 2015/2016, 1, 6
  • Mpath validation duty teaching, 2015/2016, 1, 34.5
  • MPath Part 1 Grp 3, 2015/2016, 10, 4
  • MMScP Yr2, 2015/2016, 1, 4
  • MPath Part 2, 2015/2016, 2, 1
  • MPath Part 1 Grp 2, 2015/2016, 12, 4
  • Postgraduate Basic Clinical Science for Master of Surgery etc, 2015/2016, 30, 1
  • MPPath on call teaching MMB PHs and weekends, 2014/2015, 1, 4
  • Postgraduate Basic/Clinical Science Teaching Programme, 2014/2015, 50, 1
  • MPath Validation duty teaching, 2014/2015, 1, 30
  • MPath Part 1 Group 3, 2014/2015, 7, 4
  • MPath Part 1 Grp1, 2014/2015, 6, 4
  • MMscP Yr1, 2014/2015, 1, 1
  • MPath Part 1 Group4, 2014/2015, 6, 4
  • MPath Part 1 Group2, 2014/2015, 7, 4
  • MPath CME, 2014/2015, 4, 6
  • MPath Part 2 CME, 2013/2014, 4, 1.5
  • MPath Part 1 Grp 3, 2013/2014, 4, 4
  • MPath On Call teaching PH and weekends, 2013/2014, 1, 2
  • MPath Part 1 grp 2, 2013/2014, 4, 4
  • Postgraduate Basic Clinical Science Programme, 2013/2014, 60, 1
  • MPath Part 1 grp 4, 2013/2014, 4, 4
  • MPath Validation duty teaching, 2013/2014, 1, 13.5
  • MPath Part 2, 2012/2013, 6, 4
  • Master of Pathology Part 1, 2011/2012, 18, 23.5
  • Postgraduate Basic/Clinical Science Teaching Programme, 2011/2012, 50, 3
  • MPath Part 2, 2011/2012, 8, 2
  • Master of Medical Science in Clinical Pathology, 2011/2012, 9, 5
  • Master of Clinical Dentistry, 2011/2012, 15, 2
  • Master of Pathology (Part 1), 2010/2011, 13, 7.7
  • MPath Year 2, 3,4, 2009/2010, 9, 2
  • Master of Medical Science (Sudanese programme) Year 1 and 2, 2009/2010, 7, 1
  • Master of Pathology Year 1, 2009/2010, 12, 15
FIRST DEGREE
  • DIAGNOSTIC BACTERIOLOGY AND MYCOLOGY, 2018/2019, 8, 5
  • ummp PBL and PBL workshop, 2018/2019, 8, 16
  • UMMP, 2018/2019, 165, 1
  • MICROBIAL INFECTIONS, 2018/2019, 33, 18
  • UMMP, 2018/2019, 10, 6
  • PBL workshop , 2018/2019, 8, 4
  • UMMP, 2018/2019, 8, 2
  • UMMP, 2018/2019, 8, 1.5
  • DIA2005, 2018/2019, 50, 8
  • UMMP, 2018/2019, 136, 54
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2018/2019, 16, 18
  • MIC3005, 2018/2019, 43, 7
  • DIA2005, 2018/2019, 16, 5
  • ummp theme sessions, 2018/2019, 130, 8
  • MIC4004, 2018/2019, 8, 8
  • MIC4004, 2018/2019, 8, 14
  • UMMP Lab tour and briefing, 2018/2019, 18, 1.5
  • MICROBIAL INFECTIONS, 2017/2018, 30, 2
  • , 2017/2018, 18, 4
  • UMMP, 2017/2018, 120, 20
  • UMMP, 2017/2018, 100, 15.5
  • MICROBIAL INFECTIONS, 2017/2018, 20, 10
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2017/2018, 46, 5
  • ADVANCED MEDICAL BACTERIOLOGY AND MYCOLOGY, 2017/2018, 30, 16.5
  • ummp, 2017/2018, 8, 22
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2016/2017, 48, 1
  • ADVANCED MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2016/2017, 20, 7
  • DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2016/2017, 10, 1
  • UMMP PBL, 2015/2016, 8, 7.5
  • INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2015/2016, 8, 8
  • UMMP, 2015/2016, 17, 1.5
  • MICROBIAL INFECTION (B), 2015/2016, 25, 2
  • UMMP, 2015/2016, 147, 1
  • UMMP, 2015/2016, 147, 3
  • UMMP, 2015/2016, 8, 7.5
  • UMMP, 2014/2015, 126, 3
  • UMMP, 2014/2015, 126, 1
  • MIKROBIOLOGI PERUBATAN (Dental), 2014/2015, 14, 4
  • MBBS Phase 3, 2014/2015, 214, 1
  • MICROBIAL INFECTION (B), 2014/2015, 25, 2
  • MBBS, 2014/2015, 17, .5
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY (Dental), 2014/2015, 56, 2
  • ADVANCED MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2014/2015, 9, 1
  • INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2014/2015, 9, 6
  • MBBS, 2014/2015, 15, 1
  • MBBS remedial class, 2014/2015, 17, .5
  • UMMP, 2014/2015, 8, 9
  • UMMP, 2014/2015, 20, 3
  • mbbs, 2014/2015, 2, 3
  • UMMP, 2014/2015, 126, 1
  • INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2014/2015, 9, 1
  • UMMP, 2014/2015, 15, 1.5
  • MBBS, 2014/2015, 200, 1
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY(Dental), 2013/2014, 18, 4
  • MBBS Phase 2, 2013/2014, 8, 6
  • INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014, 8, 1
  • UMMP, 2013/2014, 160, 4
  • ADVANCED MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014, 6, 1
  • MBBS, 2013/2014, 8, 4
  • UMMP, 2013/2014, 12, 3
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY (Dental), 2013/2014, 70, 1
  • MICROBIAL INFECTION (B), 2013/2014, 21, 2
  • MBBS, 2013/2014, 198, 2
  • MBBS, 2013/2014, 15, 18
  • INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2013/2014(1), 8, 6
  • Advanced Medical Microbiology, 2012/2013, 8, 1
  • MICROBIAL INFECTION (B), 2012/2013, 22, 4
  • MBBS VIVA, 2012/2013, 4, 3
  • MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY (Dental), 2011/2012, 70, 1
  • ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2011/2012, 7, 6
  • INTRODUCTORY DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY, 2011/2012, 7, 4
  • MICROBIAL INFECTION (B), 2011/2012, 30, 5
  • BDS(Bachelor Dental Surgery), 2011/2012, 70, 3
  • Medical Microbiology, 2011/2012, 220, 38.5
  • MBBS, 2011/2012, 217, 23.5
  • MBBS, 2010/2011, 200, 27
  • MFEB2401, 2009/2010, 16, 5
  • MFEB3404, 2009/2010, 3, 22
  • MBBS, 2009/2010, 200, 46.5
  • MFEB2403, 2009/2010, 5, 2.5
OTHERS
  • New MO teaching, 2018/2019, 1, 5
  • New MO teaching, 2017/2018, 1, 5
  • 2 CMEs Discussion of antibiograms related to antibiotic, 2015/2016, 10, 2
  • MO teaching for MMB lab duty, 2015/2016, 1, 5