Curriculum Vitae

PROF. DR. SASHEELA A/P SRI LA SRI PONNAMPALAVANAR

Professor
  • Department of Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • INFECTIOUS/COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
    General and nosocomial Infectious diseases, Tropical infectious diseases, HIV medicine, Travel medicine, Infection prevention and control

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • ACCREDITATION IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES, (Specialist in Infectious Diseases)
    National Specialist Register - Ministry of Health Malaysia
  • CERTIFICATE IN TRAVEL HEALTH, (Travel Health)
    The International Society of Travel Medicine (Istm)
  • MInMed, (Internal Medicine)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • MBBS, (Medicine and Surgery)
    Kasturba Medical College, India

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Head of Department
    01 Jun 2022 - 11 Aug 2024 (University Malaya)
  • Committee Members
    26 Nov 2020 - 25 Nov 2023 (University Malaya)
  • Pelantikan Sebagai Ahli Pasukan Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya (PPUM)
    09 Sep 2021 - present (University Malaya)
  • Committee Members
    08 Aug 2022 - 07 Aug 2024 (International)
  • Task Force Member
    02 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2023 (University Malaya)
  • Committee Members
    01 Jul 2022 - 30 Jun 2024 (National)
  • Task Force Member
    18 Jul 2021 - 18 Dec 2022 (National)
  • Committee Members
    06 Sep 2022 - 07 Sep 2022 (International)
  • Committee Members
    02 Jan 2019 - 18 Dec 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Committee Members
    15 Oct 2021 - 02 Oct 2022 (Faculty)
  • Task Force Member
    09 Sep 2021 - 18 Dec 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Task Force Member
    11 Aug 2021 - 18 Dec 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Committee Members
    01 Jul 2020 - 18 Dec 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Task Force Member
    21 Mar 2020 - 18 Dec 2022 (Faculty)
  • Task Force Member
    19 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2022 (National)
  • Committee Members
    26 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2021 (National)
  • Task Force Member
    04 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2021 (Faculty)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penulisan Kurikulum Teras Projek Kurikulum Nasional Sarjana Perubatan Klinikal
    01 May 2020 - 30 Apr 2021 (Faculty)
  • Pelantikan sebagai Ahli Jawatankuasa Kerja Projek Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) - PPUM
    08 Jun 2018 - 07 Jun 2020 (Faculty)
  • Perlantikan sebagai Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Kawalan Infeksi dan Antibiotik Kebangsaan (JKKIAK)
    25 Mar 2019 - 24 Mar 2020 (National)
  • Perlantikan Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Teknikal Bagi: Tawaran Bagi Membekal Ubat-Ubat Disinfektan
    24 Apr 2019 - 23 Apr 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Head of Department
    01 May 2016 - 01 May 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Pelantikan sebagai Ahli Jawatankuasa Keselamatan, Kesihatan Pekerjaan dan Bencana
    29 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2020 (Faculty)
  • Team Leader for QIT Project: Reduction of SSIs in Post Mastectomy patients
    13 Jun 2018 - 12 Jun 2020 (Faculty)
  • Pelantikan sebagai ahli jawatankuasa risiko klinikal
    29 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2020 (Faculty)
  • Committee member of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, National Level 2020
    17 Nov 2020 - 24 Nov 2020 (National)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Sesi Webinar Sambutan Minggu Kesedaran Antimikrob Sedunia Peringkat Kebangsaan 2020
    24 Nov 2020 - 24 Nov 2020 (National)
  • Chairperson Antibiotic Stewardship Subcommittee UMMC
    09 Jul 2016 - 31 Dec 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Perlantikan Sebagai Ahli Pasukan "Root Cause Analysis" (RCA), Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya
    15 Feb 2017 - 14 Feb 2019 (Faculty)
  • Perlantikan pemeriksa-pemeriksa dalam (Peperiksaan Utama dan Tambahan) bagi Professional Ijazah Sarjana Muda Pembedahan Pergigian Sesi 2018/2019
    11 Mar 2019 - 11 Apr 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Perlantikan sebagai Ahli Jawatankuasa Penyakit Demam Denggi, Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya
    03 Aug 2017 - 02 Aug 2019 (Faculty)
  • Appointment as Mentor for the MBBS programme
    18 Sep 2018 - 17 Sep 2019 (Faculty)
  • Pelantikan sebagai Jawatankuasa Persatuan Penyakit Berjangkit dan Kemoterapi Malaysia
    30 Nov 2017 - 31 Oct 2019 (Faculty)
  • Perlantikan sebagai Ahli Jawatankuasa Pembentukan Kurikulum Diploma Lanjutan Kawalan Jangkitan
    19 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2019 (University Malaya)
  • Appointment as Mentor for the MBBS programme,
    11 Jul 2019 - 31 Dec 2019 (Faculty)
  • Perlantikan Sebagai Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Hospital Infection and Antibiotic Control Committee di Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya
    01 Sep 2016 - 31 Aug 2018 (Faculty)
  • Supervisor
    01 Jul 2009 - 11 Jun 2018 (Faculty)
  • Chairperson of the Infection Control Subcommittee
    03 Feb 2016 - 03 Feb 2018 (University Malaya)
  • Member of the Surveillance and Prevention of Tuberculosis in Healthcare workers committee
    18 Jan 2016 - 18 Jan 2018 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Teknikal Bagi :Sebut Harga Bagi Membekal Ubat-ubat Cephalosporin 2016. PPUM
    12 Apr 2016 - 12 Apr 2016 (Faculty)
  • Infection control committee member
    01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2016 (University Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Penilaian Teknikal Bagi Tawaran Membekal Ubat-Ubat Antibiotik 2013
    12 Dec 2012 - 01 Aug 2015 (University Malaya)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND CHEMOTHERAPY (MSIDC), COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2021 to 2023 (International)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF INFECTION CONTROL AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MYICID), MEMBER
    Since 2021 (National)
  • ACADEMY OF MEDICINE MALAYSIA, MEMBER
    Since 2012 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND CHEMOTHERAPY , MEMBER
    Since 2012 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY FOR HIV MEDICINE, MEMBER
    Since 2010 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION , MEMBER
    Since 2004 (University)
  • EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES (ESCMID), MEMBER
    2019 to 2022 (International)
  • EDITOR FOR JAC- ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE, EDITORIAL BOARD
    2019 to 2022 (International)
  • THE SOCIETY FOR HEALTHCARE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF AMERICA (SHEA), MEMBER
    2017 to 2021 (International)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND CHEMOTHERAPY (MSIDC), COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2017 to 2019 (National)
  • INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF TRAVEL MEDICINE, MEMBER
    2012 to 2013 (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • SHEA International Ambassador Program 2022
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), 2022 (International)
  • Fullbright Scholarship Program
    Fulbright, 2021 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2021 (University)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2020 (University)
  • Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) Safe Surgery Award
    Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control , 2020 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2019 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2018 (University)
  • Certificate of Attendance in One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) seminar
    Ministry of Health Malaysia, 2018 (National)
  • Anugerah Khas Pengarah kepada Jabatan Kawalan Jangkitan
    University Malaya Medical Centre, 2018 (Department)
  • Expert mentor of Hackathon 2018
    University of Malaya, 2018 (University)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2017 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2013 (University)
  • Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang
    University Malaya, 2012 (University)
  • Best Poster Presentation at the 1st national AIDS conference, Kuala Lumpur, 01 Dec 2007 to 01 Dec 2007
    Malaysian Society of HIV Medicine and Ministry of Health Malaysia, 2007 (National)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Chong, Y. M., Chan, Y. F., Jamaluddin, M. F. H., Hasan, M. S., Pang, Y. K., Ponnampalavanar, S., . . . Sam, I. C. (2021). Detection of respiratory viruses in adults with suspected COVID-19 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of Clinical Virology, 145, 8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2021.105000
  2. Jamaluddin, N. A. H., Periyasamy, P., Lau, C. L., Ponnampalavanar, S., Lai, P. S. M., Ramli, R., . . . Naina-Mohamed, I. (2021). Point Prevalence Survey of Antimicrobial Use in a Malaysian Tertiary Care University Hospital. Antibiotics-Basel, 10(5), 13. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics10050531
  3. Kong, Z. X., Karunakaran, R., Jabar, K. A., Ponnampalavanar, S., Chong, C. W., & Teh, C. S. J. (2021). The Detection of Hypermucoviscous Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae from a Tertiary Teaching Hospital in Malaysia and Assessment of Hypermucoviscous as Marker of Hypervirulence. Microbial Drug Resistance, 27(10), 1319-1327. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2020.0096
  4. Lau, M. Y., Teng, F. E., Chua, K. H., Ponnampalavanar, S., Chong, C. W., Jabar, K. A., & Teh, C. S. J. (2021). Molecular Characterization of Carbapenem Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Malaysia Hospital. Pathogens, 10(3), 16. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10030279
  5. Ngoi, S. T., Chong, C. W., Ponnampalavanar, S. S. L., Tang, S. N., Idris, N., Jabar, K. A., . . . Teh, C. S. J. (2021). Genetic mechanisms and correlated risk factors of antimicrobial-resistant ESKAPEE pathogens isolated in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 10(1), 15. doi: 10.1186/s13756-021-00936-5
  6. Niek, W. K., Teh, C. S. J., Idris, N., Thong, K. L., Ngoi, S. T., & Ponnampalavanar, S. S. L. (2021). Investigation of biofilm formation in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus associated with bacteraemia in a tertiary hospital. Folia Microbiologica, 66(5), 741-749. doi: 10.1007/s12223-021-00877-x
  7. Teh, C. S. J., Lee, Y. Q., Kong, Z. X., Woon, J. J., Niek, W. K., Lau, M. Y., . . . Por, L. Y. (2021). Development of a web-based multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO) monitoring and transmission tracking system on the basis of microbiology and molecular characteristics. Journal of Taibah University for Science, 15(1), 303-311. doi: 10.1080/16583655.2021.1978807
  8. Wan, K. S., Tok, P. S. K., Ratnam, K. K. Y., Aziz, N., Isahak, M., Zaki, R. A., . . . Said, M. A. (2021). Implementation of a COVID-19 surveillance programme for healthcare workers in a teaching hospital in an upper-middle-income country. Plos One, 16(4), 15. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0249394
  9. Archuleta, S., Chia, P. Y., Wei, Y., Syed-Omar, S. F., Low, J. G., Oh, H. M., . . . Lye, D. C. (2020). Predictors and Clinical Outcomes of Poor Platelet Recovery in Adult Dengue With Thrombocytopenia: A Multicenter, Prospective Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 71(2), 383-389. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz850
  10. Cheong, F. W., Dzul, S., Fong, M. Y., Lau, Y. L., Ponnampalavanar, S. (2020). Plasmodium vivax drug resistance markers: Genetic polymorphisms and mutation patterns in isolates from Malaysia. Acta Tropica, 206, 6. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105454
  11. Chia, P. Y., Sengupta, S., Kukreja, A., Ponnampalavanar, S. S. L., Ng, O. T., Marimuthu, K. (2020). The role of hospital environment in transmissions of multidrug-resistant gram-negative organisms. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 9(1), 11. doi: 10.1186/s13756-020-0685-1
  12. Chong, Y. M., Sam, I. C., Chong, J. N., Bador, M. K., Ponnampalavanar, S., Omar, S. F. S., . . . Chan, Y. F. (2020). SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.6 was the major contributor to early pandemic transmission in Malaysia. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 14(11), 12. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008744
  13. Lau, M. Y., Jabar, K. A., Chua, K. H., Kee, B. P., Ponnampalavanar, S. L., Chong, C. W., & Teh, C. S. J. (2020). One-Step Differential Detection of OXA-48-Like Variants Using High-Resolution Melting (HRM) Analysis. Antibiotics-Basel, 9(5), 8. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics9050256
  14. Lau, M. Y., Ponnampalavanar, S., Lee, W. S., Jabar, K. A., Chua, K. H., Idris, N., . . . Teh, C. S. J. (2020). First detection of Klebsiella quasipneumoniae producing OXA-181 carbapenemase in Malaysia. Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy, 26(10), 1058-1061. doi: 10.1016/j.jiac.2020.05.009
  15. Ngoi, S. T., Lee, Y. W., Niek, W. K., Kan, F. K., AbuBakar, S., Ponnampalavanar, S. S. L., . . . Teh, C. S. J. (2020). Atypical Presentation of Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Infection in a Dengue-Positive Patient: A Case Report with Virulence Genes Analysis. Pathogens, 9(3), 10. doi: 10.3390/pathogens9030190
  16. Niek, W. K., Teh, C. S. J., Idris, N., Sit, P. S., Lee, Y. Q., Thong, K. L., & Ponnampalavanar, S. (2020). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia, 2003-2015: Comparative evaluation of changing trends in molecular epidemiology and clinical outcomes of infections. Infection Genetics and Evolution, 85, 8. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2020.104567
  17. Ponnampalavanar, S., Kukreja, A., Amir, A., Mahmud, R. (2020). First case report of paragonimiasis in a Malaysian man. Tropical Biomedicine, 37(1), 24-28.
  18. Subakir, H., Chong, Y. M., Chan, Y. F., Hasan, M. S., Jamaluddin, M. F. H., Pang, Y. K., . . . Sam, I. C. (2020). Selective media and real-time PCR improves diagnosis of melioidosis in community-acquired pneumonia in a low-incidence setting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 69(1), 49-51. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.001108
  19. Bijker, R., Jiamsakul, A., Uy, E., Kumarasamy, N., Ditango, R., Chaiwarith, R., . . . Asia-Pacific, T. I. (2019). Cardiovascular disease-related mortality and factors associated with cardiovascular events in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD). Hiv Medicine, 20(3), 183-191. doi:10.1111/hiv.12687
  20. Jiamsakul, A., Kiertiburanakul, S., Ng, O. T., Chaiwarith, R., Wong, W., Ditangco, R., . . . Data, T. A. H. O. (2019). Long-term loss to follow-up in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD). Hiv Medicine, 20(7), 439-449. doi:10.1111/hiv.12734
  21. Jiamsakul, A., Polizzotto, M., Ku, S. W. W., Tanuma, J., Hui, E., Chaiwarith, R., . . . Observational, T. A. H. (2019). Malignancies in Adults Living With HIV in Asia. Jaids-Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 80(3), 301-307. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001918
  22. Ku, S. W. W., Jiamsakul, A., Joshi, K., Pasayan, M. K. U., Widhani, A., Chaiwarith, R., . . . Asia-Pacific, T. I. (2019). Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis decreases tuberculosis risk among Asian patients with HIV. Journal of the International Aids Society, 22(3), 10. doi:10.1002/jia2.25264
  23. Niek, W. K., Teh, C. S. J., Idris, N., Thong, K. L., Ponnampalavanar, S. (2019). Predominance of ST22-MRSA-IV Clone and Emergence of Clones for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Isolates Collected from a Tertiary Teaching Hospital Over a Two-Year Period. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases, 72, 228-236. doi:10.7883/yoken.JJID.2018.289
  24. Pasayan, M. K. U., Mationg, M. L. S., Boettiger, D., Lam, W., Zhang, F. J., Ku, S. W. W., . . . Observational, T. A. H. (2019). Effect of Macrolide Prophylactic Therapy on AIDS-Defining Conditions and HIV-Associated Mortality. Jaids-Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 80(4), 436-443. doi:10.1097/qai.0000000000001933
  25. Sunil, M., Hieu, H. Q., Singh, R. S. A., Ponnampalavanar, S., Siew, K. S. W., Loch, A. (2019). Evolving trends in infective endocarditis in a developing country: a consequence of medical progress? Annals of clinical microbiology and antimicrobials, 18(1), 9. doi: 10.1186/s12941-019-0341-x
  26. Goh, S. S. L., Lai, P. S. M., Tan, A. T. B., Ponnampalavanar, S. (2018). Reduced bone mineral density in human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals: a meta-analysis of its prevalence and risk factors. Osteoporosis International, 29(3), 595-613. doi:10.1007/s00198-017-4305-8
  27. Low, Y. M., Chong, C. W., Yap, I. K. S., Chai, L. C., Clarke, S. C., Ponnampalavanar, S., . . . Teh, C. S. J. (2018). Elucidating the survival and response of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae after exposure to imipenem at sub-lethal concentrations. Pathogens and Global Health, 112(7), 378-386. doi:10.1080/20477724.2018.1538281
  28. Han, N., Wright, S. T., O\Connor, C. C., Hoy, J., Ponnampalavanar, S., Grotowski, M., Zhao, H. X., Kamarulzaman, A., Ahod, Tahod (2015). HIV and aging: insights from the Asia Pacific HIV Observational Database (APHOD), Hiv Medicine. 16(3), 152-160
  29. Rajasuriar, R., Kong, Y. Y., Nadarajah, R., Abdullah, N. K., Spelman, T., Yuhana, M. Y., Ponampalavanar, S., Kamarulzaman, A., Lewin, S. R. (2015). The CD14 C-260T single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) modulates monocyte/macrophage activation in treated HIV-infected individuals, Journal of Translational Medicine. 13(), 8
  30. Saeidi, A., Tien, V. L. T., Al-Batran, R., Al-Darraji, H. A., Tan, H. Y., Yong, Y. K., Ponnampalavanar, S., Barathan, M., Rukumani, D. V., Ansari, A. W., Velu, V., Kamarulzaman, A., Larsson, M., Shankar, E. M. (2015). Attrition of TCR Va7.2+CD161++ MAIT Cells in HIV-Tuberculosis Co-Infection Is Associated with Elevated Levels of PD-1 Expression, Plos One. 10(4), 14
  31. Anthony, C., Mahmud, R., Lau, Y. L., Syedomar, S. F., Ponnampalavanar, S. L. S. (2013). Comparison of two nested PCR methods for the detection of human malaria, Tropical Biomedicine. 30(3), 459-466
  32. Sulaiman, H., Ponnampalavanar, S., Mun, K. S., Italiano, C. M. (2013). Cervical abscesses due to co-infection with Burkholderia pseudomallei, Salmonella enterica serovar Stanley and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a patient with diabetes mellitus, Bmc Infectious Diseases. 13(), 4
  33. Appanna, R., Wang, S. M., Ponnampalavanar, S. A., Lum, L. C. S., Sekaran, S. D. (2012). Cytokine Factors Present in Dengue Patient Sera Induces Alterations of Junctional Proteins in Human Endothelial Cells, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 87(5), 936-942
  34. Rathakrishnan, A., Wang, S. M., Hu, Y. L., Khan, A. M., Ponnampalavanar, S., Lum, L. C. S., Manikam, R., Sekaran, S. D. (2012). Cytokine Expression Profile of Dengue Patients at Different Phases of Illness, Plos One. 7(12), Article
  35. Sam, I. C., Karunakaran, R., Kamarulzaman, A., Ponnampalavanar, S., Omar, S. F. S., Ng, K. P., Yusof, M. Y. M., Hooi, P. S., Jafar, F. L., AbuBakar, S. (2012). A large exposure to Brucella melitensis in a diagnostic laboratory, Journal of Hospital Infection. 80(4), 321-325
  36. Han, S. H., Zhou, J. L., Saghayam, S., Vanar, S., Phanuphak, N., Chen, Y. M. A., Vanar, S, et al. (2011). Prevalence of and risk factors for lipodystrophy among HIV-infected patients receiving combined antiretroviral treatment in the Asia-Pacific region: results from the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD), Endocrine Journal. 586(475-484), Article
  37. Tan, D. B. A., Lim, A., Yong, Y. K., Ponnampalavanar, S., Omar, S., Kamarulzaman, A., et al. (2011). TLR2-induced cytokine responses may characterize HIV-infected patients experiencing mycobacterial immune restoration disease, Aids. 2512(1455-1460), Article
  38. Appanna, R., Ponnampalavanar, S., See, L. L. C., Sekaran, S. D. (2010). Susceptible and Protective HLA Class 1 Alleles against Dengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Patients in a Malaysian Population, Plos One. 5(9), Article
  39. Cherry, C. L., Affandi, J. S., Brew, B. J., Creighton, J., Djauzi, S., Hooker, D. J., Kamarulzaman, A., Vanar, S., et al. (2010). Hepatitis C seropositivity is not a risk factor for sensory neuropathy among patients with HIV, Neurology. 74(19), 1538-1542
  40. Sam, I. C., Kamarulzaman, A., Ong, G. S. Y., Veriah, R. S., Ponnampalavanar, S., Chan, Y. F., AbuBakar, S., et al. (2010). Chikungunya virus-associated death in Malaysia, Tropical Biomedicine. 27(2), 343-347
  41. Cherry, C. L., Affandi, J. S., Imran, D., Yunihastuti, E., Smyth, K., Vanar, S., Kamarulzaman, A., Price, P. (2009). Age and height predict neuropathy risk in patients with HIV prescribed stavudine, Neurology. 73(4), 315-320
Scopus
  1. Han W.M., Avihingsanon A., Rajasuriar R., Tanuma J., Mundhe S., Lee M.-P., Choi J.Y., Pujari S., Chan Y.-J., Somia A., Zhang F., Kumarasamy N., Tek Ng O., Gani Y., Chaiwarith R., Pham T.N., Do C.D., Ditangco R., Kiertiburanakul S., Khol V., Ross J., Jiamsakul A., Ly P.S., Zhao H.X., Han N., Li P.C.K., Lam W., Chan Y.T., Ezhilarasi C., Joshi K., Gaikwad S., Chitalikar A., Sangle S., Mave V., Marbaniang I., Nimkar S., Merati T.P., Wirawan D.N., Yuliana F., Yunihastuti E., Widhani A., Maria S., Karjadi T.H., Oka S., Nishijima T., Na S., Kim J.M., Rudi N.B., Azwa I., Kamarulzaman A., Syed Omar S.F., Ponnampalavanar S., Pasayan M.K., Mationg M.L., Ku W.W., Wu P.C., Ke E., Lim P.L., Lee L.S., Liang D., Gatechompol S., Phanuphak P., Phadungphon C., Phuphuakrat A., Chumla L., Sanmeema N., Sirisanthana T., Praparattanapan J., Nuket K., Khusuwan S., Kantipong P., Kambua P., Nguyen K.V., Bui H.V., Nguyen D.T.H., Nguyen D.T., Ngo A.V., Nguyen L.T., Sohn A.H., Ross J.L., Petersen B., Law M.G., Jiamsakul A., Bijker R., Rupasinghe D. (2023). CD4/CD8 Ratio Recovery among People Living with HIV Starting with First-Line Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitors: A Prospective Regional Cohort Analysis, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 92(2), 180-188. doi:10.1097/QAI.0000000000003121
  2. Abdul-Aziz S.A., Chong M.L., McStea M., Wong P.L., Ponnampalavanar S., Azwa I., Kamarulzaman A., Kamaruzzaman S.B., Rajasuriar R. (2022). Significant Psychosocial Influence in Frail People Living with HIV Independent of Frailty Instrument Used, Journal of Frailty and Aging. 11(2), 190-198. doi:10.14283/jfa.2021.48
  3. Apisarnthanarak A., Bin Kim H., Moore L.S.P., Xiao Y., Singh S., Doi Y., Kwa A.L.-H., Ponnampalavanar S.S.L.S., Cao Q., Kim S.-W., Lee H., Santanirand P. (2022). Utility and Applicability of Rapid Diagnostic Testing in Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Delphi Consensus, Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 74(11), 2067-2076. doi:10.1093/cid/ciab910
  4. Chong Y.M., Chan Y.F., Jamaluddin M.F.H., Hasan M.S., Pang Y.K., Ponnampalavanar S., Omar S.F.S., Sam I.-C. (2022). Rhinovirus/enterovirus was the most common respiratory virus detected in adults with severe acute respiratory infections pre-COVID-19 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, PloS one. 17(9), e0273697. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0273697
  5. Di K.N., Tay S.T., Ponnampalavanar S.S.L.S., Pham D.T., Wong L.P. (2022). Socio-Demographic Factors Associated with Antibiotics and Antibiotics Resistance Knowledge and Practices in Vietnam: A Cross-Sectional Survey, Antibiotics. 11(4), . doi:10.3390/antibiotics11040471
  6. Eturajulu R.C., Ng K.H., Tan M.P., Zakaria M.I., Chinna K., Ponnampalavanar S., Vijayananthan A., Yaakup N.A., Chung E. (2022). Quality Improvement Report: Safety Program for Prevention of Central Line associated Bloodstream Infections, Radiographics. 42(7), E216-E223. doi:10.1148/rg.220035
  7. James R., Nakamachi Y., Morris A., So M., Ponnampalavanar S.S.L.S., Chuki P., Loong L.S., Lai P.S.M., Chen C., Ingram R., Rajkhowa A., Buising K., Thursky K. (2022). The feasibility and generalizability of assessing the appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing in hospitals: a review of the Australian National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey, JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance. 4(1), . doi:10.1093/jacamr/dlac012
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  31. Zulkefli, N. J., Mariappan, V., Vellasamy, K. M., Chong, C. W., Thong, K. L., Ponnampalavanar, S., ... & Teh, C. S. J. (2016). Molecular evidence of Burkholderia pseudomallei genotypes based on geographical distribution. PeerJ, 4, e1802.
  32. Lim, M. K., Lai, P. S. M., Ponnampalavanar, S. S. L. S., Omar, S. F. S., Taib, N. A., Yusof, M. Y., ... & Kamarulzaman, A. (2015). Antibiotics in surgical wards: use or misuse? A newly industrialized country s perspective. The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 9(11), 1264-1271.
  33. Lum, L. C., Omar, S. F. S., Ponnampalavanar, S. S. L. S., Tan, L. H., Sekaran, S. D., & Kamarulzaman, A. (2015). Cohorting dengue patients improves the quality of care and clinical outcome. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 9(6), e0003836.
  34. Tan, H. Y., Yong, Y. K., Andrade, B. B., Shankar, E. M., Ponnampalavanar, S., Omar, S. F., ... & Crowe, S. M. (2015). Plasma interleukin-18 levels are a biomarker of innate immune responses that predict and characterize tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome. Aids, 29(4), 421-431.
  35. Ong, L. Y., Razak, S. N. H., Lee, Y. M., Sri La Sri Ponnampalavanar, S., Syed Omar, S. F., Azwa, R. I., ... & Kamarulzaman, A. (2014). Molecular diversity of HIV 1 and surveillance of transmitted drug resistance variants among treatment Na ve patients, 5 years after active introduction of HAART in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of medical virology, 86(1), 38-44.
  36. Sulaiman, H., Ismail, M. D., Jalalonmuhali, M., Atiya, N., & Ponnampalavanar, S. (2014). Severe Plasmodium falciparum infection mimicking acute myocardial infarction. Malaria journal, 13(1), 341.
  37. Tan, H. Y., Yong, Y. K., Lim, S. H., Ponnampalavanar, S., Omar, S. F., Pang, Y. K., ... & French, M. A. (2014). Tuberculosis (TB)-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in TB-HIV co-infected patients in Malaysia: prevalence, risk factors, and treatment outcomes. Sexual health, 11(6), 532-539.
  38. Tay, S. T., Lotfalikhani, A., Sabet, N. S., Ponnampalavanar, S., Sulaiman, S., Na, S. L., & Ng, K. P. (2014). Occurrence and characterization of Candida nivariensis from a culture collection of Candida glabrata clinical isolates in Malaysia. Mycopathologia, 178(3-4), 307-314.
  39. Rathakrishnan, A., Wang, S. M., Hu, Y., Khan, A. M., Ponnampalavanar, S., Lum, L. C. S., ... & Sekaran, S. D. (2012). Cytokine expression profile of dengue patients at different phases of illness. PloS one, 7(12), e52215.
  40. 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.
  41. Chew, C. S., Cherry, C. L., Imran, D., Yunihastuti, E., Kamarulzaman, A., Varna, S., ... & Price, P. (2011). Tumour necrosis factor haplotypes associated with sensory neuropathy in Asian and Caucasian human immunodeficiency virus patients. Tissue antigens, 77(2), 126-130.
  42. Lee, C. E., Sri Ponnampalavanar, S., Syed Omar, S. F., Mahadeva, S., Ong, L. Y., & Kamarulzaman, A. (2011). Evaluation of the dried blood spot (DBS) collection method as a tool for detection of HIV Ag/Ab, HBsAg, anti-HBs and anti-HCV in a Malaysian tertiary referral hospital. Annals of the Academy of Medicine-Singapore, 40(10), 448.
  43. Tan, D. B., Lim, A., Yong, Y. K., Ponnampalavanar, S., Omar, S., Kamarulzaman, A., ... & Price, P. (2011). TLR2-induced cytokine responses may characterize HIV-infected patients experiencing mycobacterial immune restoration disease. Aids, 25(12), 1455-1460.
  44. Appanna, R., Ponnampalavanar, S., See, L. L. C., & Sekaran, S. D. (2010). Susceptible and protective HLA class 1 alleles against dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever patients in a Malaysian population. PloS one, 5(9), e13029.
  45. Petoumenos, K., Hui, E., Kumarasamy, N., Kerr, S. J., Choi, J. Y., Chen, Y. M. A., ... & Pujari, S. (2010). Cancers in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD): a retrospective analysis of risk factors. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 13(1), 51
Article in Proceeding
  1. Loong L.S., Lai, P.S.M, Sohail A., Ong H.C., Kukreja, A., Ng, R.X, Thursky, K.,James, R., Ponnampalavanar, S..(2019). Antimicrobial prescribing patterns and its appropriateness in medical patients at a tertiary teaching hospital.
  2. Ponnampalavanar, S., Saaibon. S., Zhazali R., Samsudin S.S., Che Hamzah H., Ghazali N., Tengku Mat T. M. D., Hassan R., Sarijo J. , Razali N., ZainonS. N., Ishak M., Liew E. S. Y., Goh S. S. L. , Ong H. C., Kukreja A. Annual surveys for point-prevalence of healthcare-associated infection in a tertiary teaching hospital in Malaysia, 2016-2018 (2019
  3. Samsudin S. S., Goh S. S. L., Saaibon S., Zhazali R., Ramli R., Hashim N., Zainal F., Amin A., Kumaran M., Azmi I., Zulkifli Z., Krishnasamy S., Hashim S.,Mokhtar A., Ponnampalavanar S.Prolonged antibiotics prophylaxis after cardiovascular surgery and its effect on surgical site infections (2019)
  4. Samsudin, S. S., Goh S. S. L., Saaibon S., Zhazali R., Ramli R., Hashim N., Zainal Abidin M. F., Amin A., Kumaran M., Azmi I., Krishnasamy S., Zulkifli Z., Hashim S., Mokhtar A., Ponnampalavanar S. Promoting safe surgery in coronary artery bypass (CABG) in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia (2019)
  5. Ibukunoluwa C. Akinboyo, Melanie S. Curless, Elsha Liew Shu Ying, Nurul Huda Sulaiman, Noraini Salleh, Rosmawati Yaakup, Rosliza Zhazali, Emily Singeltary, Mohd Idzwan bin Zakaria, James Liew Yen Yee, Yip Ke Xin, Choo Yao Mun, Aaron Milstone, Sasheela Ponnampalavanar, Azanna Ahmad Kamar Building A Multidisciplinary Foundation For Preventing Infections in Neonates (PIN) Collaborative Seeking A Sustainable Reduction In Bloodstream And Central Line Infections In A Neonatal Unit
  6. Mohd Sazlly Lim , Mohd Sanusi , Sri La Sri Ponnampalavanar (2017) Central Vascular Catheter-related Bloodstream Infections and Compliance to CVC Care Bundle: A Descriptive Study in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital
  7. Ponnampalavanar S. , Ahmad Kamar A. , Teh T.J. , Zhazali R. , Basauhra Singh H. , Mohd Musa M. , Kamarulzaman A. (2017) An outbreak of multidrug resistant organisms in a neonatal intensive care unit in Malaysia. http://2017.acipcconference.com.au/program-2017
  8. Wen Kiong Niek, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh1 Nuryana Idris, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Jamal I-Ching Sam, Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar, Helmi Sulaiman, Kwai Lin Thong, Sasheela Ponnampalavanar (2017). Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates collected from a teaching hospital in Kuala Lumpur over two year period.
  9. Zhi Xian Kong, Ye Mun Low, Kartini Abdul Jabar, Rina Karunakaran, Sasheela Ponnampalavanar, Chun Wie Chong and Cindy Shuan Ju Teh. (2017) Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia .
  10. Prevalence of reduced bone mineral density in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected compared to uninfected individuals: Preliminary results; National HIV Treatment Update 2016, (Conference) Malaysian Society for HIV Medicine
  11. Reduced bone mineral density in human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals: A meta-analysis of its prevalence and risk factors; IOF Regional Singapore 2016 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting (conference);
  12. The MHIVA study. HIV & Metabolic Syndrom; The National HIV Treatment Update 2016 (Conference) (2016) Malaysian Society of HIV Medicine.
  13. Hafizatul Anis MZ, Ponnampalavanar S, Tan PE, Nurkunasegran M, Kho KL, Koh FX, Yvonne Lim AL, and Tay ST. Molecular detection of Orientia tsutsugamushi from human, small mammals and animal ectoparasites in Malaysia.
  14. Ismail I, Ponnampalavanar S, Padiglione A, Tan CH, Lim KY, Syed Omar SF, Lim SH, Kamarulzaman A. Knowledge attitude and practices of prescribers on the rational use of antibiotics for the development of an antibiotic stewardship programme. A cross-sectional survey in a tertiary teaching hospital
  15. MK Lim, PSM Lai, S Ponnampalavanar, CM Italiano, SF Syed Omar, PSK Tan, NA Taib, MY Yusof, DCM Kong, DBC Wu, A Kamarulzaman. Antibiotics in surgical wards-use or misuse? A prelimenary report.
  16. Robinson S , Ponnampalavanar S , Syed S , Pang YK, Kamarulzaman A . HIV, TB and Illicit drug use. 2nd National AIDS Conference, October 2011 in Penang
  17. 3.A description of Mutation Spectrum and Subtypes Circulating amongst HIV infected patients in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. LY Ong, YK Yong, YM Lee, HY Tan, KP Ng, SF Omar, S Vanar, A Kamarulzaman. (presented at XVIII International AIDS Conference AID 2010, Vienna, Austria, 18-23rd July 2010)
  18. K Petoumenos; E Hui; N Kumarasamy; S Kerr; J, Yong Choi; Y Chen; T Merati; F Zhang MD; P Lim; S Sungkanuparph, S Pujari , S Ponnampalavanar, R Ditangco, C Lee, A Grulich, M Law. Cancers in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD): A retrospective analysis of risk factors. WPCCID 2010, Singapore
  19. Tan HY, Yong YK, Sasheela P, Kamarulzaman A, Sharifah S, Tan DBA, Price P Unmasking and Paradoxical TB IRD present with diverse immunological profiles. International AIDS Society (IAS) conference (2009), Capetown, South Africa
Other Publications
  1. Ponnampalavanar, S. (2023). Article published in Bernama: Tackling the Next Global and Public Health Threat After COVID-19 Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  2. Ministry of Health Malaysia (2022). Protocol on antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programme in healthcare facilities (Second Edition) - Policy Paper
  3. Ponnampalavanar, S. (2022). Implementation of SSI prevention bundle: A practical approach - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  4. Ponnampalavanar, S. (2022). Interview with Asian Scientist Newsroom: Raising Awareness On Surgical Infections In Malaysia - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  5. Ponnampalavanar, S. (2022). Interview with BFM: Doctor in the House: Are we prepared for a monkeypox outbreak - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  6. Ponnampalavanar, S. (2022). Interview with CodeBlue: Tackling The Next Public Health Threat: Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  7. International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC 2021) - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  8. Interview for the article in The STAR: SOS Resistance is here - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  9. Interview with BFM: Antibiotic resistance in a pandemic - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  10. Interview with BFM: Dine-Ins Allowed in Phase 2 States - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  11. Interview with BFM: Staying Safe at Ramadhan Bazaars - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  12. Ministry of Health Malaysia& University Malaya Medical Centre. (2021) Guidelines on ventilation in the healthcare setting to reduce the transmission of respiratory pathogens. First Edition - Policy Paper
  13. Sense with Science: What's in the Air? - Reducing Our Risks of COVID-19 - Webinar
  14. Interview for the article in The Star: Salute to mums in the Covid-19 frontlines - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  15. Interview with BFM: COVID-19: How should we be disinfecting surfaces? - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  16. Interview with BFM: Tech Disinfection is the future - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  17. Interview with BFM: Wash your hands (Properly)! - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  18. Interview with Doctor Malaya's Podcast: Episode 3: All things corona - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  19. Interview with TV3: PPUM | Kaji Dua Ubat Mampu Cegah COVID-19 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  20. Some healthcare workers doing the wrong things, say experts - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  21. Antibiotic Resistance (UMMC Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019) - Youtube
  22. IV administration through Central Venous Catheter (CVC) - Video
  23. Interview for the article in Harian Metro: The immunised bacterial threat - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  24. Interview for the article in Hello Doktor: Antimicrobial resistance: Threatens the healthcare future - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  25. Interview for the article in World of Buzz: MOH: Patients Should Always Finish Antibiotics Prescribed to Them, Here s Why - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  26. Interview with Astro Awani: Selain vaksin, bagaimana lindungi diri daripada polio? - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  27. Interview with BFM: Clean hands, fewer infections - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  28. Interview with BFM: Doctor in the House: Lyme Disease - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  29. Interview with BFM: The Daily Digest: Super Fungus on the loose. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  30. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Video
  31. The battle against superbugs - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  32. 6 Steps of Hand Hygiene with Alcohol-based Handrub - Video
  33. 6 Steps of Hand Hygiene with Soap and Water - Video
  34. Do you need antibiotics?, World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2018, UMMC - Video
  35. Hand Hygiene Campaign 2018 - Video
  36. Is Your Meat Really Safe?, World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2018, UMMC - Video
  37. Procedure on taking blood sample for culture & sensitivity - Video
  38. Interview for the article in Berita MMA: Be Doggone Smart! Rabies is Preventable - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  39. Interview for the article in Malaysian Digest: Rabies: Why You Could Be The Next Victim Because Of Your Own Negligence - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  40. Interview with Astro Awani: Transfusi platelet tiada kesan dalam rawatan denggi - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  41. Interview with BFM: Doctor in the House: Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  42. Interview for the article in Healthplus magazine Antibiotic abuse endangers lives (Hooked on Antibiotics) - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  43. Interview for the article in The Star: We re overusing antibiotics so much that we re creating deadly superbugs - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  44. Interview with BFM: Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Week 2016 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  45. Interview with BFM: Doctor in the House: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  46. Interview with BFM: Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Week 2015 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  47. Interview with NTV7; Bella 2015 episode 64: "Dengue" - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  48. Interview for the article in The Star: Specialist: Limit prescription rights - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  49. Interview for the article in The Star: Self Medication May Harm You - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2022 - 2024, Tan Tock Seng Hospital Pte Ltd
    EARLY ORAL STEP-DOWN ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY VERSUS CONTINUING INTRAVENOUS THERAPY FOR UNCOMPLICATED GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERAEMIA (THE INVEST TRIAL) ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2020 - 2024, Skim Geran Penyelidikan Trans-Displin (TRGS)
    Infection Control And Antibiotic Stewardship Program To Improve Patient s Outcome ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2022 - 2024, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-HWB
    STETHORESCUE: Development of a Repository of Paediatric Respiratory Sounds and Validation of Infants Breath Sounds Detected via Cardiorespiratory Amplifier ( Co-Researcher)
  4. 2019 - 2023, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Resistance Mechanisms, Survival And Clinical Outcomes Of Non-carbapenemase Producing Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae ( Co-Researcher)
  5. 2021 - 2022, THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
    Investigator Driven Randomized Controlled Trial of Cefiderocol versus Standard Therapy for Healthcare Associated and Hospital Acquired Gram- negative Blood Stream Infection (GAME CHANGER) ( Co-Researcher)
  6. 2019 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Identification Of Functional Alterations Of Microbiome In Oral Thrush Using Metaproteomic And Metabolomic Approach ( Co-Researcher)
  7. 2020 - 2022, Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS)
    Point-of-care (poc) Reverse Transcription Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay For Rapid Detection Of Sars-cov-2 ( Co-Researcher)
  8. 2020 - 2022, Others MOHE
    Evaluation and Recommendation for Infection Control in Malaysia (MY-ERIC): Integration of multifaceted approaches to reduce multidrug-resistant organisms infections in Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  9. 2022 - 2022, Shionogi company
    Investigator Driven Randomized Controlled Trial of Cefiderocol versus Standard Therapy for Healthcare Associated and Hospital Acquired Gram-negative Blood Stream Infection: GAME CHANGER trial , The University of Queensland, Australia ( Co-Researcher)
  10. 2019 - 2021, Partnership Grant
    Digital Surveillance And Infection Control Of Multidrug Resistant Organisms (mdro) For Public Health Management ( Co-Researcher)
  11. 2020 - 2021, Covid-19 Special Research Grant
    Radiological Perspective Of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (covid-19) And Development Of Imaging Data Repository ( Co-Researcher)
  12. 2018 - 2020, Others MOHE
    Validation of Clinical Risk Scoring Systems for Predicting Extend Spectrum b-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae Infections-Hospitalized Patients ( Consultant)
  13. 2014 - 2018, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    The Impact Of The Changing Genotypic And Phenpotypic Trends Of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (mrsa) Infection In A Tertiary Teaching Hospital- A 5 Year Cohort Study ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  14. 2013 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness)
    Genetic Linkage Of Metabolism And Antimicrobial Resistance ( Co-Researcher)
  15. 2013 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness)
    Contribution Of Biofilms And Outer Membrane Vesicles To Resistance Of Burkholderia Pseudomallei ( Co-Researcher)
  16. 2015 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science)
    HIV associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND) and Depression ( Co-Researcher)
  17. 2015 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science)
    The relationship between lipodystrophy, insulin resistance, adiponectin levels and their association with subclinical atherosclerosis in aging HIV patients compared to the non HIV population. ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  18. 2016 - 2017, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    The molecular typing and epidemiological studies of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  19. 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness)
    Immunology Of Persistent Bacterial Infections Using Burkholderia Pseudomallei As A Model ( Co-Researcher)
  20. 2015 - 2016, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Course & Disertation
    Aetiology And Antibiotic Resistance Pattern Of Urinary Tract Infection In The Elderly In Ppum ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  21. 2015 - 2016, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    Metabolic Syndrome & The Associated Factors Among Cart-treated Individuals: A Cross-sectional Study ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  22. 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness)
    Understanding The Phenotypic And Functional Alterations In Invariant Natural Killer T (inkt) Lymphocytes Of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 Infection ( Co-Researcher)
  23. 2012 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness)
    Evaluation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme in improving the use of antibiotics and outcomes of surgical patients in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  24. 2010 - 2013, NONE
    Comparison of blood stream infection rate between conventional peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) and tunneled PICC. ( Consultant)
  25. 2009 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    The Pathogenesis of Adverse Consequence of Therapy in Patients Infected with HIV and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis ( Consultant)
  26. 2011 - 2012, Long Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS)
    A study to investigate disease mechanism of severe dengue. Project 5: The study on virus genetic, memory immune response and vascular leakage in dengue hemorrhagic fever. ( Consultant)
  27. 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    A prospective observational cohort study of immune reconstitution and its consequences in immunodeficient HIV-infected patients treated with highly active anti-retroviral therapy. ( Consultant)
  28. 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Impact of Reorganization of In-patient Clinical Services on The Outcome of Dengue in Adults In University Malaya Medical Centre ( Consultant)
  29. 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Cellular Immune Response Correlated with Herpervirus-associated Immune Restoration Disease in HIV Patients ( Consultant)
  30. 2006 - 2010, NCHER, University of New South Wales
    A Randomised Open-Label Study Comparing the Safety and Efficacy of Three Different Combinations Antiretroviral Regimens as Initial Therapy for HIV Infection. The Altair Study ( Consultant)
Private
  1. 2022 - 2023, Private Funding
    Improving Appropriate Use Of Meropenem In University Malaya Medical Center (ummc), Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2021 - 2022, Private Funding
    The Study Of Effectiveness Of The Portable Air-purifier In Reducing The Dispersion Of Sars-cov-2 ( Co-Researcher)
  3. 2020 - 2021, Private Funding
    Real-time Reverse Transcription Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification For Rapid Detection Of Sars-cov2 ( Co-Researcher)
  4. 2019 - 2020, Private Funding
    One Year Clinical And Molecular Surveillance Of Staphylococcus Aureus At Two Tertiary Hospitals In Klang Valley, Malaysia ( Co-Researcher)
International
  1. 2019 - 2027, International Funding
    Antimicrobial Resistance (amr) Detection And Molecular Characterization Biosurveillance In Malaysia ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2022 - 2024, Allianz Malaysia Berhad
    Assessment of Post-acute COVID Syndrome (PACS) and Serological Response in Confirmed COVID-19 Patients in the University of Malaya Medical Centre ( Co-Researcher)
  3. 2020 - 2023, International Funding
    Subproject 1: Clinical Characteristics And Risk Factors For Mdro Related Ssi Among Trauma Patients ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  4. 2020 - 2023, International Funding
    Subproject 2 : Antimicrobial Susceptibility And Genotypic Characteristics Of Mdro Isolated From Surgical Site Infections ( Co-Researcher)
  5. 2020 - 2023, International Funding
    In Vitro Activity Of Cefiderocol Against Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Acinetobacter Baumanii And Pseudomonas Aeruginosa From Malaysia ( Co-Researcher)
  6. 2021 - 2023, International Funding
    Epidemiology And Etiology Of Wound Infections In Southeast Asia- Malaysia ( Co-Researcher)
  7. 2019 - 2022, International Funding
    Implementation Of The National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (naps) And Identification Of Targets To Improve Judicious Use Of Antimicrobials And Evaluation Of Interventions To Address These Targets In Two Malaysian Teaching Hospitals, University Of Malaya Medical Centre (ummc) And The Malaysian National University Medical Centre (ukmmc) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  8. 2020 - 2021, Pfizer, Inc.
    A Prospective, Randomized, Open-Label, Comparative Study to Assess The Efficacy, Safety And Tolerability of Aztreonam-Avibactam (ATM-AVI) And Best Available Therapy For The Treatment Of Serious Infections Due To Multi-Drug Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria Producing Metallo- -Lactamase (MBL). ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  9. 2018 - 2021, International Funding
    Characterization Of Esbl-producing Escherichia Coli And Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolated From Surgical Infections ( Co-Researcher)
  10. 2019 - 2021, International Funding
    Incorporating Behavioural, Epidemiological And Onehealth Approaches On Human, Animal And The Environment As Contributors Of Antibiotic Resistance In Malaysia: Setting Up A Global Network ( Co-Researcher)
  11. 2019 - 2021, Pfizer
    Implementation of the National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (NAPS) and Identification of Targets for Quality Improvement in Two Tertiary Teaching Hospitals in Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  12. 2017 - 2018, International Funding
    Controlling Antimicrobial use through Reducing unnecessary treatment of Catheter associated Urinary Tract Infections (CARCUTI) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  13. 2015 - 2016, International Funding
    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 ( Co-Researcher)
  14. 2011 - 2015, Oxford University, European Union
    Clinical evaluation of dengue and identification of risk factors for severe disease: a multicentre study in 6 countries ( Consultant)
  15. 2013 - 2015, National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Singapore
    Adult Dengue Platelet Study (ADEPT) ( Consultant)
  16. 2011 - 2013, The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR),
    Socio-Economic Determinants of Tuberculosis (TB), Multidrug Resistant TB and Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in HIV-TB Co-Infected Patients in Asia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  17. 2009 - 2013, NCHECR, University New South Wales, Australia,
    The Second-Line Study . Efficacy of ritonavir boosted lopinavir and 2-3N(+) RTI (Neucleoside /Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor) Backbone versus ritonavir boosted lopinavir and raltegravir in participants virologically failing first-line NNRTI ( Non nucleoside reverse transciptase inhibitor)/2N(+) RTI therapy ( Consultant)
  18. 2009 - 2013, NCHECR, University New South Wales, Australia,
    ENCORE 1 Study. Evaluation of Novel Concept in optimization of antiretroviral efficacy. A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical trial to compare the safety and efficacy of reduced dose efavirenz (EFV) with standard dose FFV plus two nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (N(t)RTI) in antiretroviral-Naive HIV-infected individuals over 96 weeks. ( Consultant)
  19. 2011 - 2013, NAMRU
    Surveillance for emerging Pathogens and aetiologies of patients treated by the UMMC Infectious Diseases Unit Navel Medical Research Unit 2 (NAMRU) ( Consultant)
  20. 2009 - 2010, ANSORP
    A prospective multinational surveillance of hospital-aquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in adults in Asian countries: etiology, clinical outcome, and impact of antimicrobial resistance ( Consultant)
University
  1. 2020 - 2023, Private Funding
    Active Surveillance, Antifungal Testing And Genetic Characterization Of Candida Auris In Universiti Malaya Medical Centre ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2021 - 2023, Private Funding
    Assessment of Post-Acute COVID Syndrome (PACS) and Serological Response in Confirmed COVID-19 Patients in the University of Malaya Medical Centre ( Co-Researcher)
  3. 2018 - 2019, Private Funding
    Implementation of the National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (NAPS) and Identification of targets for Quality Improvement in Antimicrobial Prescribing in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) ( Co-Researcher)
  4. 2017 - 2018, Private Funding
    Clonal Relationship and Phenotypic Relatedness of Multidrug Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Isolates from UMMC ( Co-Researcher)

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Private Healthcare Productivity Nexus Virtual Advisory Services' Advisors, Private Healthcare Productivity Nexus
    01 Oct 2020 - 01 Oct 2021 (National)
  • Panel Pakar Penasihat Pihak Berkuasa Kawalan Dadah 2019/2020, Ministry of Health, Malaysia , Consultant
    01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020 (National)
  • Edge Enrich Development and Growth Through Education, PFIZER (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD
    01 Jun 2017 - 01 Jun 2017 (International)
  • Workshop: Strengthening of Antimicrobial Surveillance for Healthcare System, BAHAGIAN PERKHIDMATAN FARMASI, KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA
    01 Jun 2017 - 01 Jun 2017 (National)
  • Asia Pacific Hospital Acute Care Regional Expert Input Forum, GLOBAL MEDICAL AFFAIRS
    01 Jun 2017 - 01 Jun 2017 (International)
  • International Consortium On Dengue Risk Assessment, Management and Surveillance, European Commission
    01 Dec 2011 - 01 Dec 2015 (International)
  • Development of a Training Module On Immunisation & Vaccinology., MIMS Medica Sdn Bhd, on behalf of Sanofi Pasteur Sdn Bhd
    01 Mar 2014 - 01 Mar 2014 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


CONFERENCE
  1. Viral etiology of severe acute respiratory infections in adults in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, International Congress on Infectious Diseases 2020, International Society for Infectious Diseases  (International) (01 Dec 2020 - 01 Dec 2020)
  2. Primary meningococcal pericarditis presenting as acute coronary syndrome with angiographically confirmed obstructive lesions, International Congress on Infectious Diseases 2020, International Society for Infectious Diseases  (International) (01 Dec 2020 - 01 Dec 2020)
INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Surgical Infections and Antibiotic Use, International Congress on Infectious Diseases, International Society for Infectious Diseases (International) (19 Nov 2022 - 19 Nov 2022)
  2. Clinical Evidence for Therapy of Gram-negative Bacterial Infections, International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID), International Society for Infectious Diseases (ICID) (International) (18 Nov 2022 - 18 Dec 2022)
  3. Combating antimicrobial resistance, Mini-Symposium: Antimicrobial resistance: Combating the Silent Pandemic , University of Malaya (National) (08 Sep 2022 - 08 Sep 2022)
  4. Managing respiratory infection in a safer environment, 2nd National Infection Prevention and Control Conference 2022, Ministry of Health Malaysia & Malaysian Society of Infection Control and Infectious Disease  (International) (06 Sep 2022 - 07 Sep 2022)
  5. Implementation of a surgical site infection (SSI) prevention bundle: A practical approach , IPC Club, National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) (National) (06 Sep 2022 - 06 Sep 2022)
  6. Indoor Ventilation during COVID-19, The Borneo Infection Control and COVID-19 Virtual Conference , Persatuan Kawalan Infeksi dan Antimikrobial Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (PKIAKKS) (International) (18 Aug 2022 - 18 Aug 2022)
  7. Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) / Ventilator-Associated Events, 10th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control , Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control  (International) (29 Jul 2022 - 29 Jul 2022)
  8. Hand hygiene situation and compliance in Malaysia , Round table discussion invitation: The future of hand hygiene what next? , B Braun (International) (29 Jul 2022 - 29 Jul 2022)
  9. Strategies for Prevention of VAP, 10th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control , Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control  (International) (29 Jul 2022 - 29 Jul 2022)
  10. Safe Surgery Winners Sharing: Malaysia UMMC, 10th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control , Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control  (International) (29 Jul 2022 - 29 Jul 2022)
  11. Managing respiratory infection in safer and better environment, Webinar: Updates on COVID-19, Ministry of Health (National) (21 Feb 2022 - 21 Feb 2022)
  12. Difficult-to-treat GNB infections , Antibiotic Masterclass 8, Infectious disease unit, UMMC (University) (22 Jan 2022 - 22 Jan 2022)
  13. Are you or your loved one having a surgery soon?, Live on Web, Star Media Group (National) (07 Jul 2021 - 07 Jul 2021)
  14. Infection Prevention and Control during COVID- 19 pandemic: lesson learn for future preparedness?, 6th Indonesian International Symposium in Infection Control (IISIC), Indonesian Society of Infection Control (INASIC) (International) (27 Mar 2021 - 27 Mar 2021)
  15. Infection Prevention And Control In COVID-19 Wards, Clinical Updates in Covid-19, Institute for Clinical Research (ICR) (National) (03 Mar 2021 - 03 Mar 2021)
  16. Pengetahuan & Amalan Penggunaan Antibiotik dalam Kalangan Rakyat Malaysia , Webinar Series: National Level: World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2020, Ministry of Health, Malaysia  (National) (24 Nov 2020 - 24 Nov 2020)
  17. Antimicrobials: Handle with care Unite to preserve antimicrobials, WHO World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020, HCTM UKM Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee (National) (20 Nov 2020 - 20 Nov 2020)
  18. Lessons from COVID-19: Preparing for the Next Pandemic, UM Masterclass in Medicine 2020, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya  (National) (08 Aug 2020 - 09 Aug 2020)
  19. Preparedness and Infection Control measure: UMMC, Comparing notes in COVID-19 Control: Malaysia and Taiwan, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan (International) (15 Jul 2020 - 15 Jul 2020)
  20. Practices in the recovery period & preparedness for the future , COVID-19 Updates- Series 3 , University Malaya Medical Sciences  (University) (24 Jun 2020 - 24 Jun 2020)
  21. Practices in the Recovery Period & Preparedness for the Future , COVID-19 Updates- Series 3, University Malay Medical Center (University) (17 Jun 2020 - 17 Jun 2020)
  22. COVID-19: Updates from Local Experts , Webinar, Malaysian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (MAOMS) (National) (17 Jun 2020 - 17 Jun 2020)
  23. Is your healthcare practice COVID ready? , Webinar, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC), University of Malaya, Private healthcare productivity Nexus  (National) (14 May 2020 - 14 May 2020)
  24. Living on the frontline of COVID-19. Infection control of COVID-19 at Hospital Setting. How to safeguard healthcare workers working in hybrid & Non-COVID-19 hospital , Clinical updates in COVID-19, Institute for Clinical Research (ICR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Ministry of Health Malaysia. (National) (16 Apr 2020 - 16 Apr 2020)
  25. Lecture on COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2), Webinar , Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (University) (28 Mar 2020 - 28 Mar 2020)
  26. Clostridium Difficile Is it a problem? (Malaysian Infectious disease), COLOPROCTOLOGY 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons (MSCRS), Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons (National) (05 Mar 2020 - 08 Mar 2020)
  27. Appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing at a tertiary hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:, Sonar-Global SEA Regional Meeting, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol university (International) (11 Feb 2020 - 12 Feb 2020)
  28. Should we worry about the Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Emerging from China? , Wednesday Morning Symposium (Special Theme session), Faculty of Medicine Research Office & Wednesday Morning Symposium Committee (University) (06 Feb 2020 - 06 Feb 2020)
  29. Is CLABSI dangerous? , Central Venous Catheter Care Workshop, Department of Infection Control, Department of Nursing, Department of Biomedical Imaging (University) (22 Jan 2020 - 22 Jan 2020)
  30. Infection Control and Tuberculosis , Hospital Infection Control 2020: Infection Control Short Basic Course, Department of Infection Control (National) (15 Jan 2020 - 15 Jan 2020)
  31. Overview of prevention of hospital-acquired infection, Hospital Infection Control 2020: Infection Control Short Basic Course, Department of Infection Control (National) (14 Jan 2020 - 07 May 2020)
  32. Setting up and effective infection control program and infection control team, Hospital Infection Control 2020: Infection Control Short Basic Course, Department of Infection Control (National) (14 Jan 2020 - 14 Jan 2020)
  33. Antibiotic Stewardship In Primary Care, Antibiotic Stewardship In Primary Care, Department of Primary Care , Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya  (University) (10 Jan 2020 - 10 Jan 2020)
  34. The Significance and Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Neurogenic Bladder , Urological Infections Workshops , Malaysian Urological Association (MUA) & Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC) (National) (23 Nov 2019 - 23 Nov 2019)
  35. Antimicrobial stewardship in the era of MDRO, CME, Hospital Angkatan Tentera Tuanku Mizan (HATTM) (National) (22 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019)
  36. Performance Improvement: Prevention of SSI Made Easy, Webinar 3M Health Care Academy, 3M  (International) (19 Nov 2019 - 19 Nov 2019)
  37. Combating of Multidrug Resistant Organism (MDRO): What will it take?, NTU Hub 2019 Planetary Health Against Infectious Disease, National Taiwan University, College of Medicine (International) (06 Nov 2019 - 06 Nov 2019)
  38. What Infection Control Measures Should Be Taken for Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis?, A Practical Approach to the Management of Patients with Tuberculosis (TB): A case-based TB Workshop , The University of Malaya Medical Centre Tuberculosis (UMMC TB) Commitee (University) (24 Oct 2019 - 24 Oct 2019)
  39. Clean Care is Safer Care: It s in Your Hands! , College of Physicians Regional Conference 2019-Updates in Internal Medicine , The College of Physicians, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur (National) (21 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019)
  40. Setting up a surgical site infection surveillance , National Infection Prevention & Control Conference, Ministry of Health, Malaysia (National) (29 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019)
  41. Nosocomial Infections: A doctor s nightmare, 4th International Conference on Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease Combating Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease through Exploring New Frontiers in Research, Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) (International) (23 Apr 2019 - 25 May 2019)
  42. Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) In Close Fracture Of The Lower Limb in University Malaya, 9th International Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) Congress , Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC (International) (19 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019)
  43. Blood borne diseases and infection control in dental setting, Best practice to manage patients with blood borne disease, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya (University) (11 Jan 2019 - 11 Jan 2019)
  44. Antibiotic Resistance in UMMCPast, Present and Future , Anitbiotic Awareness Week 2018, UMMC (University) (21 Nov 2018 - 21 Nov 2018)
  45. Combination therapy with polymyxins :Which agents should I use and how do I dose them?, Antibiotic Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamics (PKPD) Workshop, UMMC and Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society  (National) (29 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018)
  46. Preventing Multidrug resistant in Orthopedic , Musculoskeletal and Implant related Infection Workshop 2018, NOCERAL, University Malaya, Malaysia (National) (11 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018)
  47. Antibiotic Stewardship, Infection Prevention & Control Conference 2018: Spreading Care, Not Infection , Infection control consulting and services  (National) (14 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018)
  48. Revisiting Rabies & Approach to Dog Bites in Klang Valley, Update & Standardization of Clinical Practice for General Medicine Services, Selangor 2018 (Part II: Emerging Infection Diseases), Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Selangor (National) (10 Jul 2018 - 10 Jul 2018)
  49. "Superbug: Antibiotic Resistance and Stewardship, Asian Medical Students Conference (AMSC) 2018, Asian Medical Student's Association (AMSA) Malaysia (National) (09 Jul 2018 - 09 Jul 2018)
  50. Infectious disease and immunity research thrust, Science Cafe 2018 Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (University) (06 Feb 2018 - 06 Feb 2018)
  51. ., HIV Updates Workshop, Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (University) (17 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017)
  52. HIV UPDATES, HIV Updates Workshop, Infectious Disease Unit (National) (16 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017)
  53. Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) : Challenges and Therapeutic Strategies , INFECTIONS 2017 - Global Health and Infectious Diseases Conference, INFECTIONS 2017 (National) (24 Oct 2017 - 24 Oct 2017)
  54. ., INFECTIONS 2017- Global Health and Infectious Disease Conference, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia (National) (24 Oct 2017 - 24 Oct 2017)
  55. Overview of Hospital Acquire Infection (HAI) in Developing Countries, Antibiotic Masterclass 4.0 , Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, University Malaya Centre (National) (09 Sep 2017 - 09 Sep 2017)
  56. Update on gram negative infections, MAHFS Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop 2017, Department of Medicine, Hospital Angkatan Tentera Tuanku Mizan, Kuala Lumpur (National) (14 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017)
  57. Strategies to Reduce SSI Malaysia Perspective, 3M Surgical Safety Leadership Summit , 3M (International) (22 May 2017 - 23 May 2017)
  58. MRSA and Vancomycin learn, unlearn, relearn, Annual Scientific Meeting on Emerging Infectious Threats, Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases & Chemotherapy (National) (19 May 2017 - 20 May 2017)
  59. Antimicrobial Challenges in Malaysia, Pre-congress Antimicrobial Stewardship Workshop , Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy AMS Interest Group (MAMSIG) And University Malaya  (National) (18 May 2017 - 18 May 2017)
  60. Infection Control, Malaysian Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education Program (Malaysian ETNEP), Enterostomal Therapy Team, Department of Nursing (University) (02 Mar 2017 - 02 Mar 2017)
  61. Clinical research and management on multidrug resistant bacteria, Mini Symposium and Round Table Discussion Antimicrobial Resistance: Major Challenges and Research Updates , University of Malaya (University) (17 Jan 2017 - 17 Jan 2017)
  62. Catheter Related Blood Stream Infection (CRBSI), (State), 2016-12-15 until 2016-12-15, Infectious Diseases Update Hospital Selayang 2016., Antibiotic Stewardship Committee, Hospital Selayang (Others) (15 Dec 2016 - 15 Dec 2016)
  63. Stop Sepsis Save Lives: What is Sepsis? Recognizing Sepsis Patients and Management of Sepsis, Infection disease Nursing Workshop (Sepsis: Sport, Treat and Beat It) , Nursing department, University Malaya Medical Center (University) (25 Oct 2016 - 25 Oct 2016)
  64. Epidemiology of ABR in Malaysia, UMMC Infectious Diseases Workshop 2106- Antibiotic Master Class 3.0, Infectious Diseases Unit,PPUM (National) (22 Oct 2016 - 22 Oct 2016)
  65. Epidemiology of antibiotic resistance in Malaysia, UMMC Infectious Diseases Workshop- Antibiotic Master Class 3.0, medical Department , UMMC (National) (10 Oct 2016 - 22 Oct 2016)
  66. "Management of Severe Dengue" and " Hemophagocytic syndrome in Dengue", A Practical Approach To Dengue Management Workshop,July 2016, PPUM (International) (29 Jul 2016 - 30 Jul 2016)
  67. Hospital Infection Control : How are we doing?, 1st Vascular Access Workshop, UMMC, Medical department UMMC (University) (23 Jul 2016 - 23 Jul 2016)
  68. Panel Discussion Antibiotic Guidelines for Sinusitis: An Asian Perspective , 18th Asian Research Symposium in Rhinology & the 8th Malaysian International ORL-HNS Congress, ARSR and MSOHNS (International) (26 May 2016 - 28 May 2016)
  69. Rise of Antibiotic Resistance A Case Study, Annual Patient Safety Conference 2016, MySeminars (National) (24 May 2016 - 25 May 2016)
  70. The Challenges of Antimicrobial Resistance in Malaysia, an Update, National Infectious Diseases Update: Clinical Solutions, Roche and MSIDC (National) (07 May 2016 - 08 May 2016)
  71. The Challenges of Antimicrobial Resistance in Malaysia, an Update, National ID Workshop- Infectious Diseases Update: Clinical Solutions, Roche and MSIDC (National) (07 May 2016 - 08 May 2016)
  72. Approach to Fever, (Others), 2016-04-06 until 2016-04-06, CME Program for House Officers, UMMC, PPUM (University) (06 Apr 2016 - 06 Apr 2016)
  73. Clinical management of ABSSSI in Malaysia, Acute Bacterial Skin and Soft tissue Infection (ABSSSI) Advisory Board Meeting, GSK (National) (17 Mar 2016 - 17 Mar 2016)
  74. Clinical management of ABSSSI in Malaysia, Acute Bacterial Skin and Soft tissue Infection (ABSSSI) Advisory Board Meeting , Bayer (National) (17 Mar 2016 - 17 Mar 2016)
  75. Management of Severe Dengue, A Practical Approach To Dengue Management Workshop, UMMC (National) (11 Mar 2016 - 12 Mar 2016)
  76. "Module 8C: Management of Severe Dengue", A Practical Approach To Dengue Management Workshop, March 2016, PPUM (University) (11 Mar 2016 - 12 Mar 2016)
  77. Stop Sepsis Save Lives: What is Sepsis? Recognizing Sepsis Patients and Management of Sepsis, Infection Disease Nursing Workshop (Sepsis; Sport, Treat and Beat It) , Department of Nursing, UMMC (University) (25 Feb 2016 - 25 Feb 2016)
  78. Fungal sinusitis in a diabetic patient , Medical Mycology Training Network , International Society of Human and Animal Mycology and Pfizer (National) (12 Sep 2015 - 13 Sep 2015)
  79. Antimicrobial Resistance in Hospitals....Trends and Implications, 26 National Scientific Conference, Malaysian Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences (National) (12 Aug 2015 - 12 Aug 2015)
  80. Management of Adult Dengue , Malaysian Experience, Asian Vaccine Conference, Sanofi PAsture (International) (12 Jun 2015 - 12 Jun 2015)
  81. Hand Hygiene , Patient Safety 2015, MySeminars (National) (28 May 2015 - 28 Dec 2015)
  82. Challenges of Antimicrobial Resistance in Malaysia, Central and South Region Infectious Diseases Workshop, Malaysian Society of ID and Chemotherapy and Roche (Others) (09 May 2015 - 09 May 2015)
  83. Post Exposure Prophylaxis, Kawalan Jangkitan Untuk Nurse, Jabatan Kawalan Jangkitan,University Malaya (26 Mar 2015 - 26 Mar 2015)
  84. Inappropriate Use of antibiotics, Lecture to Department of Primary care doctors, Department of Primary Care Medicine (10 Mar 2015 - 10 Mar 2015)
  85. Management of Severe Dengue, "A Practical Approach To Dengue Management" , University Malaya (Others) (12 Feb 2015 - 12 Feb 2015)
  86. "Patient Assessment and Evaluation" and "Management of Severe Dengue" , A Practical Approach To Dengue Management, Peadiatric ICU, UMMC (University) (11 Feb 2015 - 12 Feb 2015)
  87. Overview of communicable diseases in Malaysia, Infectious Diseases Seminar 2015, University Malaya (University) (10 Feb 2015 - 10 Feb 2015)
  88. An Overview of Communicable Diseases in Malaysia(Dengue Epidemic & Emerging of HIV/AIDS Disease, Preparation for Ebola), Seminar Penyakit Berjangkit ke 5, 2014, University Malaya Medical Center (University) (11 Nov 2014)
  89. Strategies to Minimize the Emergence and Spread of Antibiotics Resistance, Astra Zeneca Anti Infective National Summit, Astra Zeneca (National) (22 Jun 2014)
  90. Infection control: Does it really matter?, "Antimicrobials: Tread with Caution", University Malaya Infectious Diseases Unit (National) (21 Jun 2014 - 21 Jun 2014)
  91. Challenges of Antimicrobial Resistance in Malaysia"., Columbia Asia Group Hospital Workshop, Roche (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Columbia Asia Group Hospital (Others) (15 Jun 2014)
  92. Viral infections in Haematopoeitic Stem Cell Transplant and Diagnosis, 17th Malaysian Society of Transplantation Scientific Meeting, The Malaysian Society of Transplantation Society (National) (24 May 2014)
  93. Pitfalls in Dengue Management, Dengue Management Course Negeri Sembilan, Co-Organised by Negeri Sembikan State Health Department & Medical Department Hospital Tuanku Jaafar Seremban  (National) (13 Mar 2014 - 13 Mar 2014)
  94. AGING WITH HIV- Psychological, Social & Health Issues, KLASS Saturday Sessions, AIDS Support Services Society (KLASS) (Others) (08 Mar 2014)
  95. The Evolutions of Enterobactericea: From Beta-Lactam susceptible to Beta-Lactamase Producer. , HUSM Antibiotic Workshop 2013, Hospital University Sains Malaysia (University) (16 Nov 2013 - 16 Nov 2013)
  96. MDROs in our ICU and minimising antibiotic resistance, ICU Antimicrobial Workshop 2013 , University Malaya and University Kebangsaan Malaysia (National) (09 Nov 2013 - 09 Nov 2013)
  97. MDROs in our ICU and minimising antibiotic resistance, ICU ANTIMICROBIAL WORKSHOP 2013, University Malaya and University Kebangsaan Malaysia (University) (09 Nov 2013 - 09 Nov 2013)
  98. Antibiotic Stewardship activities in Malaysia, Evidence based interventions including Antibiotic Stewardship program to decrease burden of antibiotic resistance in Vietnamese hospitals (VINARES), Oxford University Clinical Research Unit  (International) (24 Oct 2013 - 25 Oct 2013)
  99. Malaria in Travelers: Prevention and Treatment, Academy of Occupational & Environmental Medicine Malaysia Technical Update (TU) 20 Highlights in Travel Health., Academy of Occupational & Environmental Medicine Malaysia  (Others) (28 Sep 2013 - 28 Sep 2013)
  100. Infections in the Eldedrly, Malaysian National Geriatric Conference, Kuala Lumpur- 19 to 21 September 2013, Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine i (National) (20 Sep 2013 - 20 Sep 2013)
  101. 1. Antimicrobial resistance: XXI century challenges highlight: prevention of emergence and spread of resistance 2. Emergence of community acquired ESBLs/MROs , Infectious Diseases Workshop 2013 Emerging Infectious Threats , Medical Department Hospital Serdang  (Others) (25 Jun 2013 - 25 Jun 2013)
  102. Management of diabetic foot infections, 4th National Diabetes Conference 2013. Towards better Diabetes prevention and control., Ministry of Health Malaysia and Persatuan Diabetes Malaysia (National) (15 Jun 2013 - 15 Jun 2013)
  103. Etiology, sign & symptoms and management of HIV&AIDS, Hepatitis, SARS, Avian Flu , KURSUS DIPLOMA LANJUTAN PERAWATAN KECEMASAN, SESI 2012/2013, KOLEJ PENDIDIKAN LANJUTAN KEJURURAWATAN, PUSAT PERUBATAN UNIVERSITI MALAYA  (University) (03 Oct 2012 - 02 Jul 2018)
  104. 1. Managing a newly diagnose HIV patient: Recognizing, Diagnosing, Treatment & follow up 2. HIV in Special Population:Pregnancy , HIV : All You Need to Know! , CERIA (University) (08 Sep 2012)
  105. Managing HIV in Pregnancy, Continous Medical Education for Primary Care Masters Cadidate and Medical officers, RUKA, UMMC (National) (28 Aug 2012 - 02 Jul 2018)
  106. Post Exposure Prohylaxis, Kawalan Jangkitan Untuk Jururawat, Jabatan Kawalan Jangkitan (University) (28 Jun 2012 - 02 Jul 2018)
  107. (Topic: Role of Artesunate in Malaria Treatment), 25th Annual Scientific Meeting on Emerging Infectious Threats (ASMEIT 2012), Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC) , Malaysian Society Of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (National) (28 Apr 2012)
  108. Topic: Update on Management of Malaria and Rotavirus), Seminar Perawatan Penyakit Berjangkit 19/3/12 -Speaker ( Clinical Auditorium, Medical Faculty, UM. , UM (University) (19 Mar 2012 - 02 Jul 2018)
  109. Post Exposure Prophylaxis, Khursus Kawalan Jangkitan Link Nurse, Jabatan Kawalan Jangkitan (University) (07 Mar 2012 - 02 Jul 2018)
  110. Dengue shock, Dengue training curriculum for Medical officers PPUM , UMMC (University) (01 Feb 2012 - 02 Jul 2018)
  111. Post exposure prophylaxis), Kempen Kawalan Jangkitan , UM (University) (23 Oct 2010 - 02 Jul 2018)
  112. HIV in pregnancy , HIV peer-to-peer training course , HTJ (National) (23 Sep 2010 - 02 Jul 2018)
  113. Topic:Management of HIV in Pregnanacy) , Seminar HIV/AIDS Update 2008 14/11/08 , HTJ (National) (14 Nov 2008 - 25 Jun 2018)
  114. Maternal to Child transmission of HIV) , 11th Malaysian Family Medicine Specialist Conference 8/8/07 , FMS (National) (08 Aug 2007 - 02 Jul 2018)
EVENT ORGANISER
  1. Infection Control Short Basic Course , Hospital Infection Control 2020, Department of Infection Control (National) (14 Jan 2020 - 16 Jan 2020)
  2. Annual Scientific Meeting on Emerging Infectious Threats (ASMEIT) 2017, Annual Scientific Meeting on Emerging Infectious Threats (ASMEIT) 2017, Malaysian Society Of Infectious Diseases & Chemotherapy (National) (19 May 2017 - 20 May 2017)
  3. MRSA and Vancomycin, ASMEIT 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting on Emerging Infectious Threat, Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (National) (19 May 2017 - 20 May 2017)
  4. Pre-congress Antimicrobial Stewardship Workshop , Pre-congress Antimicrobial Stewardship Workshop , Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy AMS Interest Group (MAMSIG) And University Malaya  (National) (18 May 2017 - 18 May 2017)
  5. World Antibiotic Awareness Campaign, UMMC, November 2016 Role: Chairperson of Organising Committee., (University), 2016-11-17 until 2016-11-18, World Antibiotic Awareness Campaign, UMMC, November 2016, Antibiotic Stewardship Subcommittee, PPUM (Others) (17 Nov 2016 - 18 Nov 2016)
  6. UMMC Infectious Diseases Workshop 2015, Masterclass 2.0, UMMC Infectious Diseases Workshop 2015, Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine University Malaya (National) (23 May 2015 - 23 May 2015)
  7. Thread with Caution, UMMC Infectious Diseases Masterclass, University Malaya infectious Diseases Unit (National) (21 Jun 2014)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Implementation of the NAPS in Malaysia, Antimicrobial Awareness Week, 18-24 November 2020, National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship (NCAS), the University of Melbourne  (International) (19 Nov 2020 - 19 Nov 2020)
  2. An outbreak of multidrug resistant organisms in a neonatal intensive care unit in Malaysia., Australasian college for Infection Prevention and Control, Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (International) (19 Nov 2017 - 22 Nov 2017)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Prolonged Antibiotics Prophylaxis After CABG and Its Effect of Surgical Site Infection in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital in Malaysia, National Infection Prevention and Control Conference (NIPCC) & World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD) 2019, Ministry of Health, Malaysia (National) (29 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019)
  2. Compliance to CVC Care Bundle : A Descriptive Study in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital, National Infection Prevention and Control Conference (NIPCC) & World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD) 2019, Ministry of Health, Malaysia  (National) (29 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019)
  3. Sustainable strategies to reduce blood stream infections in limited resource settings: preventing infections in neonates (PIN) collaborative, The Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, American Pediatric Society (APS) (International) (24 Apr 2019 - 01 May 2019)
  4. A Multifaceted Intervention To Reduce Multidrug-resistant Colonisation And Infection In An Intensive Care Unit In A Tertiary Teaching Hospital In Malaysia: A 3-year Study , 29th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (International) (13 Apr 2019 - 16 Apr 2019)
  5. Promoting safe surgery in open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) in close fractures of the lower limb (LL) in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia- A preliminary study , 9th International Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) Congress , Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (International) (19 Mar 2019 - 22 Apr 2019)
  6. An outbreak of multidrug resistant organisms in a neonatal intensive care unit in Malaysia. , Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control Conference (ACIPC) 2017, Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control  (International) (19 Nov 2017 - 22 Nov 2017)
  7. Central Vascular Catheter-related Bloodstream Infections and Compliance to CVC Care Bundle: A Descriptive Study in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital. Mohd Sazlly Lim, Mohd Sanusi, Sri La Sri Ponnampalavanar , Changing Paradigms in Infectious Diseases , Singapore International Infectious disease Conference (SIIDC) 2017, NUH, NUS, SGH etc (International) (24 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017)
  8. A STUDY OF COMMUNITY AND HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED KLEBSIELLA BACTEREMIA IN A SINGLE CENTRE, ASID Annual Scientific Meeting 2015, ASID (International) (01 Dec 2015 - 04 Dec 2015)
  9. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Prescribers on the Rational Use of Antibiotics for the Development of an Antibiotic Stewardship Programme: A Cross- Sectional Survey in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital , Australasia College of Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) Conference 2015 , Australasia College of Infection Prevention and Control (International) (22 Nov 2015 - 25 Dec 2015)
PRESENTER
  1. Implementation of National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (NAPS) to Identify and Evaluate AMS Interventions in Two Malaysian Teaching Hospitals in Malaysia, Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Asia Pacific Region Grantee Conference Call, The Joint Commission (International) (12 Aug 2020 - 12 Aug 2020)
OTHERS
  1. COVID-19 Pandamic: Adapting and Acclimatizing ENT Practices Hereafter, A Webinar on COVID 19 in ENT & MSOHNS Annual Scientific Meeting 2020, Malaysian Society of Otorhinolaryngologists Head & Neck Surgeons (MSOHNS) (National) (17 May 2020 - 17 May 2020)
  2. Biostatistics for Public Health and Clinical Research, Biostatistics for Public Health and Clinical Research, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine,Monash University (International) (20 Oct 2014 - 24 Oct 2014)
  3. 24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), 24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), 2014, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (International) (10 May 2014 - 13 May 2014)

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2023) Editor for Jac- Antimicrobial Resistance, International, (Reviewer)
  2. (2022) Final Clinical Examination MBBS Stage 3.3 Session 2021/2022, University, (Internal Examiner)
  3. (2022) Panel Reviewer for Department of Medicine-Research Support Fund (Rsf) Cycle 3/2022, University, (Reviewer)
  4. (2022) Multiple Antibiotic Resistance Index (Mari) of Human-Isolated Salmonella Species: a Practical Bacterial Antibiotic Surveillance Tool, International, (Reviewer)
  5. (2021) Panel Penilai Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (Frgs) Fasa 1/2021, University, (Reviewer)
  6. (2019) 4th National AIDS conference 2018, Malaysian Society for HIV Medicine (MASHM), (Reviewer)
  7. (2019) Reviewer of manuscript for Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control (Article title: A recurrent and transesophageal echocardiography associated outbreak of extended-spectrum -lactamase producing Enterobacter cloacae complex in cardiac surgery patients) , (Reviewer)
  8. (2019) Reviewer of manuscript for Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control (Article title:Active Surveillance for Highly Resistant Microorganisms in Patients with Prolonged Hospitalization), (Reviewer)
  9. (2019) Journal of Health and Translational Medicine, (Reviewer)
  10. (2019) Garis Panduan Antimikrobial Kebangsaan 2019, (Reviewer)
  11. (2018) Reviewer of manuscript for BMJ Open , (Reviewer)
  12. (2018) Perlantikan sebagai Penilai bagi Panel Pembentangan 'Proposal defense' Title: Population Modelling of Piperacillin/Tazobactam and Meropenem in critically III patients concerning: 1) lung penentration 2) algorithm development for local population , (Internal Examiner)
  13. (2017) External examiner for final professional examination (Part II) semester 10, IMU Clinical Campus, Seremban , (External Examiner)
  14. (2017) Perlantikan sebagai Pembaca dan Pemeriksa luar bagi pembentangan disertasi bahagian III peperiksaan doktor pakar perubatan dalaman (UKM): Dr Ng Choon Seong (P70320) , (External Examiner)
  15. (2016) Perlantikan sebagai Pemeriksa Klinikal MMed Part II , (Examiner)
  16. (2013) Reviewer of manuscript for Australasia Medical Journal , (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2023) Advisor for Infusion Nurses Society Malaysia, National, (Expert Advisor)
  2. (2023) Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Kawalan Infeksi dan Antibiotik Kebangsaan (Jkkiak),, National, (Resource Person)
  3. (2023) Guideline On Surgical Site Infection (Ssi), International, (Technical Advisor)
  4. (2022) Development of a Training Module for Infectious Disease Sub-Specialty, National, (Expert Advisor)
  5. (2022) Covid-19 Home Monitoring Guide, National, (Resource Person)
  6. (2022) Protocol On Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in Healthcare Facilities (2nd Edition), National, (Expert Advisor)
  7. (2021) Virtual Roundtable With Professor Dame Sally Davies, Uk Special Envoy On Antimicrobial Resistance, Government of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, International, (Resource Person)
  8. (2020) Antimicrobial Stewardship Course: The Basics!, MY Antimicrobial Stewardship, Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy
  9. (2020) Abstract reviewer for the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020), International AIDS Society (IAS)
  10. (2020) Guidelines: Return to Work after the Movement Control Order (MCO) for COVID-19 infection A Guide for Workplace, University of Malaya
  11. (2019) The National Organizing Committee Meeting, the 19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (19th ICID) National Organizing Committee, International Society for Infectious Disease
  12. (2019) Ulasan Pakar ke atas Produk yang sedang dinilai untuk Pendaftaran oleh Pihak Berkuasas Kawalan Dadah (PBKD), Pihak Berkuasa Kawalan Dadah, Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia
  13. (2019) Temporary Expert Consultation on Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Surveillance in Low Middle Income Countries (LMIC), WHO Regional Office, Cairo, Egypt
  14. (2019) Clean Care is Safer Care, Hand Hygiene Train the Trainers Programme 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
  15. (2017) Malaysian Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (MyAP-AMR) 2017-2021, Ministry of Health, Malaysia and Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Malaysia
  16. (2017) Quality Improvement Team (QIT) for "Reduce Inappropriate Use of Ceftriaxone in Emergency Department (PRInCE), University Malaya Medical Centre
  17. (2016) Abstract reviewer for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), 18-22 July, 2016, 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016)
  18. (2016) National Antimicrobial Resistance Committee Group 1, Ministry Of health Malaysia
  19. (2016) National Consensus Guidelines on Antiretroviral Therapy2016, Malaysia , Malaysian Society of HIV Medicine and Ministry Of Health Malaysia
  20. (2015) Expert Reviewer for the National Antibiotic Guideline 2014 , Ministry Of Health Malaysia
  21. (2015) Shoreland's Travax International Partners (TIP) Program, Travax International Partners
  22. (2014) Antibiotic Guideline Working Committee, UMMC On-line Antibiotic Guideline, University Malaya Medical Centre
  23. (2013) Expert Contributor: Antibiotic Guideline UMMC 2013, Jawatankuasa Kerja Penyediaan Garispanduan Antibiotik PPUM 2013
  24. (2013) Local Scientific Committee , 15th Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  25. (2013) Consensus Guideline on Antiretroviral Therapy 2014, MASHM and MOH, Ministry of Health and Malaysian Society for HIV Medicine
  26. (2013) System Coordinator for Infectious Diseases, MBBS Program University Malaya
  27. (2010) CPG Treatment of HIV 2010 MASHM, Malaysian Society of HIV Medicine
Contribution to event
  1. (2023) Clean Hands and Clean Hospitals: Towards Zero Hospital-Acquired Infections, International, (Event Organiser)
  2. (2022) Clinical Management of Hard to Treat Infections, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  3. (2022) Reducing Antimicrobial Resistance by Practicing Better Infection Prevention and Control, International, (Participant)
  4. (2021) Airasia Ask The Experts: Covid-19 Vaccines, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  5. (2021) Myths and Misunderstandings On Covid-19 Vaccination, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  6. (2021) Survival of Sarscov-2 in The Environment and The Effective Decontamination, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  7. (2021) Ummc Covid-19 Preparedness, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  8. (2021) Are You or Your Loved One Having a Surgery Soon?, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  9. (2021) The Case for Education Diplomacy With Malaysian-American Commission On Education Exchange (Macee): My Fulbright Program @ John Hopkins University, University, (Panelist/Moderator)
  10. (2021) Improving Indoor Ventilation to Prevent Covid-19 Transmission, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  11. (2021) Scientific Committee of Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association Congress (Apoa) 2021, International, (Event Organiser)
  12. (2021) Breakfast@Umhealth (Title: "Using Uv-C Irradiation Effectively and Safely as a Disinfectant"), University, (Panelist/Moderator)
  13. (2021) The Infectious Disease Paradigm: Revisiting Established Themes, Discovering New Frontiers, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  14. (2021) Breakfast@Umhealth (Title: World Antimicrobial Awareness Week and Hand Hygeine Campaign 2021), University, (Panelist/Moderator)
  15. (2021) Webinar: Antimicrobial Resistance: a Pandemic Within a Pandemic, National, (Participant)
  16. (2021) World Antimicrobial Awareness Week Campaign 2021 (Title: Stewards for The Future: Stop Overuse and Misuse of Antimicrobials), National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  17. (2021) National Infectious Disease Conference 2021 (Fight Against Covid-19: Turning The Tide), National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  18. (2021) Infection Prevention and Control in Covid-19 Wards, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
Media appearance
  1. (2023) Interview for The Article in The News Straits Times: #Health: When Antibiotics No Longer Work, National, (Interview)
  2. (2022) Interview for The Article in Codeblue: Tackling The Next Public Health Threat: Antimicrobial Resistance (Amr), National, (Interview)

SUPERVISION


Under Graduate Students
  1. (2023) Infectious disease subspecialty programme
  2. (2017) CLINICAL ELECTIVE STUDENT
  3. (2017) Elective Posting at University Malaya Medical Center (U0523113)
  4. (2016) Clinical Elective Student (A0800111)
Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2022) The use of an interactive smartphone application to improve patient outcomes in HIV-infected individuals in Malaysia, Wen Wei Chung
  2. (2022) Evaluation and recommendation for improvement on current antimicrobial stewardship practices in critical care units., SHAIRIL RAHAYU BINTI RUSLAN
  3. (2022) Evaluation of Clinical and Financial Impact of Carbapenem Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Program in The University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC)., FAZLOLLAH KESHAVARZI
  4. (2022) Long term effects of Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis on the host microbiome and plasticity of commensal Klebsiella pneumoniae., Jia Haw Wong
  5. (2022) multifaceted approaches to reduce ventilated-associated pneumonia in ICU Malaysia., Nor Zehan Ahmad
  6. (2022) ANTIBIOTIC USE AND RESISTANCE IN VIETNAM: A STUDY OF PUBLIC AND PHYSICIANS, NGUYEN DI KHANH
  7. (2022) Multipronged Approach in Enhancing the Surveillance System and Controlling the Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Hospital, Lau min yi
  8. (2022) Non-Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Malaysia Tertiary Teaching Hospital from 2013 to 2019, LEE YEE QING
  9. (2022) CHARACTERIZATION OF SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE INFECTIONS CAUSED BY MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT ORGANISMS, Anis Najwa Binti Muhamad
Master
  1. (2022) Co-creation of knowledge to promote the public awareness of AntiMicrobial Resistance, Vedika Bhatt
  2. (2019) -, MOHD BADRUL HISYAM BIN HASHIM
  3. (2019) One year clinical and molecular surveillance of Staphylococcus aureus at two tertiary hospitals in Klang Valley, Malaysia, Noor Zaitulakma bt Md Zain
  4. (2018) -, NUR IZYAN DIYANA BT MD NASIR
  5. (2017) Knowledge, atittude and practice of nurses towards Catheter Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) in a Malaysian Teaching Hospital, Mong Ivy
  6. (2016) Genotypic, phenotypic and epidemiological studies on MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) clinical isolates collected from year 2014-2015, Niek Wen Kiong
  7. (2016) Prevalence and risk factors of reduced bone mineral density in HIV infected individuals, SHERON GOH SIR LOON
  8. (2016) The Effectiveness of Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Prevention Bundle in Reducing the Incidence of SSI Post Mastectomy among Breast Cancer Patients in UMMC, Sindhu Nair a/p Vijaya Seharan
  9. (2016) The Impact of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Evolution in Association With Clinical, Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of MRSA Strains in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital., SIT PIK SAN
  10. (2016) Evidence-based Emergency Department Catheter- Associated Urinary Tract Infection through Urine Culture, Yap Yoon Chin
  11. (2014) -, DEWI JUITA SIRIMANNE
  12. (2014) Evaluation of Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) bacteremia-Clinical characteristics, epidemiology and Outcomes in the elderly ( embrace me), Kejal Hasmukharay
  13. (2014) Infection Control, Ng Tiang Koi
  14. (2013) -, NUR AISHAH BINTI AB. WAHID
  15. (2013) Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome among Antiretroviral-Treated HIV-Infected Adults in University Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia, SIVARAJ NAIDU
  16. (2012) Evaluation of the appropriateness of antibiotic use in surgical patients, Lim Mun Kit
  17. (2012) Surveillence of etiology of Patients admitted with undifferentiated fever to UMMC Infectious Diseases Ward, Nur Adila bt Anuar
  18. (2011) Aetiology and antibiotic resistance pattern of urinary tract infection in the elderly in PPUM, Rosmahani Mohd Ali
  19. (2010) -, SUMITRA S V RAGUNATHAN
  20. (2009) Comparison of Blood Stream Infection Rate between Conventional Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) and Tunneled PICC, Nor Zuliana Dzul Kifli
  21. (2009) Hospital Acquired Pneumonia: Impact of a Guideline on Appropriateness of Antibiotic Therapy Use & Patient Outcome, Nor Zaila binti Zaidan
  22. (2007) Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections Rate in Intensive Care Unit Before and After Checklist Implementation, Fatimah Purba
  23. (2007) Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of prescribers on the rational use of antibiotics for the development of an antibiotic stewardship programme- A cross sectional survey in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital, Ismaliza Ismail

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2018) MMED - Masters in Internal Medicine
  2. (2011) MMED - Masters in Internal Medicine
  3. (2011) NURSING - Masters in Nursing Science
  4. (2010) Masters in Internal Medicine
Bachelor/First Degree
  1. (2018) MED - Medicine Surgery
  2. (2015) DXED3102 - Human Disease
  3. (2012) DXED3102 - Human Disease
  4. (2010) Dentistry
  5. (2010) Medicine & Surgery
  6. (2009) Dentistry
  7. (2009) Medicine & Surgery

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Interview for The Article in The News Straits Times: #Health: When Antibiotics No Longer Work, (10 Jan 2023 - 10 Jan 2023) (National)
  • Article Published On Bernama: Tackling The Next Global and Public Health Threat After Covid-19 – Antimicrobial Resistance (Amr), (03 Jan 2023 - 03 Jan 2023) (National)
  • Article Published On Mysinchew: Tackling The Next Global and Public Health Threat After Covid-19 – Antimicrobial Resistance (Amr), (23 Dec 2022 - 23 Dec 2022) (National)
  • Interview With Bfm: Doctor in The House: Are We Prepared for a Monkeypox Outbreak?, (03 Jun 2022 - 03 Jun 2022) (National)
  • Interview for The Article in The Asianscientist Newsroom: Raising Awareness On Surgical Infections in Malaysia, (10 Jan 2022 - 10 Jan 2022) (National)
  • Interview for The Article in Codeblue: Tackling The Next Public Health Threat: Antimicrobial Resistance (Amr), (22 Dec 2022 - 22 Dec 2022) (National)
  • Mindful Community Conversations: Livestream Episode 2: Covid-19 Mythbusters. Debunking Myths & Clarifying Misconceptions of Covid-19 & Vaccines , McC Jalan Klang Lama., (08 May 2021 - 08 May 2021)
  • Home Monitoring Package Education Material for Covid-19, (16 Jan 2021 - 16 Feb 2021)
  • Interview for The Article in The Star: Sos Resistance is Here, (17 Jan 2021 - 17 Jan 2021)
  • Interview With Bfm: Staying Safe At Ramadhan Bazaars, (09 Apr 2021 - 02 Apr 2021)
  • Webinar: Airasia’S Ask The Experts: Covid-19 Vaccines, (18 Mar 2021 - 18 Mar 2021)
  • Webinar Series Sense With Science: What'S in The Air? - Reducing Our Risks of Covid-19, (16 May 2021 - 16 May 2021)
  • Webinar: Are You or Your Loved One Having a Surgery Soon?, (07 Jul 2021 - 07 Jul 2021) (National)
  • Nube Mental Health Forum, (25 Jul 2021 - 25 Jul 2021) (National)
  • Interview With Bfm: Dine-Ins Allowed in Phase 2 States, (11 Aug 2021 - 11 Aug 2021) (National)
  • Interview With Bfm: Antibiotic Resistance in a Pandemic, (24 Nov 2021 - 24 Nov 2021) (National)
  • Webinar: Health Talk Covid-19 Vaccine: Myths and Misunderstandings for Bbraun Staff, (19 Mar 2021 - 19 Mar 2021)
  • Webinar Series: World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2020 Entitled "Pengetahuan & Amalan Penggunaan Antibiotik Dalam Kalangan Rakyat Malaysia", (24 Nov 2020 - 24 Nov 2020)
  • Interview With Bfm: Covid-19: Tech Disinfection is The Future, (15 Oct 2020 - 15 Oct 2020)
  • Interview With Tv3: Ppum | Kaji Dua Ubat Mampu Cegah Covid-19, (20 Apr 2020 - 20 Apr 2020)
  • Interview With Bfm: Covid-19: How Should We Be Disinfecting Surfaces?, (17 Apr 2020 - 17 Apr 2020)
  • Interview With Bfm: Wash Your Hands (Properly)!, (03 Mar 2020 - 03 Mar 2020)
  • Interview for The Article in The World Buzz: Moh: Patients Should Always Finish Antibiotics Prescribed to Them, Here’S Why, (23 Apr 2019 - 23 Apr 2019)
  • Interview With Bfm: Title:Lyme Disease, (22 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019)
  • Interview With Bfm: The Daily Digest: Super Fungus On The Loose, (09 Apr 2019 - 09 Apr 2019)
  • Interview for The Article in The Harian Metro: The Multidrug Resistant Bacteria Threat (Bencana Bakteria Kebal), (21 Apr 2019 - 21 Apr 2019)
  • Interview for The Article in The New Straits Times Newspaper: The Battle Against Superbugs, (21 May 2019 - 21 May 2019)
  • Interview for The Article in The Hello Doktor Antimicrobial Resistance: Threatens The Healthcare Future (Rintangan Antimikrob: Ancam Tahap Kesihatan Masa Hadapan), (07 May 2019 - 07 May 2019)
  • Interview With Bfm 89.9- Clean Hands, Fewer Infections, (07 May 2019 - 07 May 2019)
  • Public Awareness Video On Antibiotic Resistance (Ummc Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019), (13 Nov 2019 - 14 Nov 2019)
  • Arthritis Awareness Fun Run 2019, (30 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019)
  • Interview With Astro Awani. Title: Selain Vaksin, Bagaimana Lindungi Diri Daripada Polio?, (10 Dec 2019 - 10 Dec 2019)
  • Interview for The Article in The Star: Firmer Regulations On Antibiotics Need to Be in Place, (09 Dec 2018 - 09 Dec 2018)
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Ummc 2018 Video Entitled 'is Your Meat Really Safe', (21 Nov 2018 - 22 Nov 2018)
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Ummc 2018 Entitled 'Do You Need Antibiotic', (21 Nov 2018 - 22 Nov 2018)
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Campaign, Ummc, November 2018 Role: Chairperson of Organising Committee., (21 Nov 2018 - 21 Nov 2018)
  • Hand Hygiene Campaign 2018, (22 Oct 2018 - 22 Oct 2018)
  • Interview for The Article in Berita Mma: Be Doggone Smart! Rabies is Preventable, (01 Sep 2017 - 01 Sep 2017)
  • Interview With Malaysian Digest: Rabies: Title: Why You Could Be The Next Victim Because of Your Own Negligence, (01 Sep 2017 - 01 Sep 2017)
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Campaign, Ummc, November 2017 Role: Chairperson of Organising Committee., (16 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017)
  • Interview With Bfm: Doctor in The House: Antibiotic Awareness Week 2017, (17 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017)
  • Interview for The Article in The Star: We’Re Overusing Antibiotics So Much That We’Re Creating Deadly Superbugs, (27 Nov 2016 - 27 Nov 2016)
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Campaign, Ummc, November 2016 Role: Chairperson of Organising Committee., (17 Nov 2016 - 18 Nov 2016)
  • Interview With Bfm: Doctor in The House: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, (03 Jun 2016 - 03 Jun 2016)
  • Interview for The Article in Healthplus Magazine Antibiotic Abuse Endangers Lives (Hooked On Antibiotics), (01 Feb 2016 - 01 Feb 2016)
  • Ist World Antibiotic Awareness Campaign, Ummc, November 2015. Role: Chairperson of Organising Committee., (19 Nov 2015 - 20 Nov 2015)
  • Interview With Bfm: Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Week 2015, (16 Nov 2015 - 16 Nov 2015)
  • Launch of The Combat Antimicrobial Resistant Campaign, Ummc 2015, (08 Apr 2015 - 08 Apr 2015)
  • Interview On Ntv7; Bella 2015 Episode 64: Dengue, (03 Apr 2015 - 03 Apr 2015)
  • Interview for The Article in The Star: Specialist: Limit Prescription Rights, (19 May 2014 - 19 May 2014)
  • Interview for The Article in The Star: Self Medication May Harm You, (18 Oct 2013 - 18 Oct 2013)