Curriculum Vitae

ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. SHARIFAH FARIDAH BINTI SYED OMAR

Associate Professor
  • Department of Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine
  • +60379493641

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • INFECTIOUS/COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
    HIV, Tropical Medicine, Dengue, Hepatitis C, Antibiotic Resistance

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • MIntMed, (Internal Medicine)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • MBBS, (Medicine and Surgery)
    University of Manchester, United Kingdom

MEMBERSHIPS


  • ACADEMY OF MEDICINE OF MALAYSIA, ACTIVE MEMBER
    Since 2012 (National)
  • MALAYSIA SOCIETY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES & CHEMOTHERAPY, ACTIVE MEMBER
    Since 2012 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF HIV MEDICINE (MASHM), VICE PRESIDENT (2019-2021, 2021-2023), MEMBER
    Since 2012 (National)
  • PUSAT PERUBATAN UNIVERSITY MALAYA, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2017 to 2019 (University)
  • THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY (IAS), MEMBER
    2017 to 2019 (International)
  • CLINICAL INVESTIGATION CENTRE UMMC, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    Since 2017 (University)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • , 2022 (University)
  • Excellent Service
    UMMC, 2021 (University)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2021 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2020 (University)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2015 (University)
  • Best Publication in Clinical Neuroscience 2014
    Faculty of Medicine Award, 2015 (University)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2012 (University)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Rajasuriar, R.; Kukreja, A.; Zulhaimi, N. S.; Loh, C. Y.; Lee, C. S.; Ho, W. Y.; Shaharuddin, S.; Alias, W. M. H. Wan; I-Ching, J.; Hisham, S.; Ahsan, A.; Omar, S. F. Syed; Kamarulzaman, A. (2022). Immunogenicity of the BNT 162b2 mRNA vaccine against COVID-19 variants in people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in Malaysia, JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY. 25(), 166-166
  2. Sam, I-Ching; Chong, Yoong Min; Abdullah, Azwani; Fu, Jolene Yin Ling; Hasan, M. Shahnaz; Jamaluddin, Fadhil Hadi; Kamarulzaman, Adeeba; Lim, Koo Koon; Nor, Mohd Afiq Mohd; Pang, Yong Kek; Ponnampalavanar, Sasheela; Shahib, Muhammad Fadzil; Omar, Sharifah Faridah Syed; Chan, Jonathan Chia Jui; Perera, David; Chan, Yoke Fun (2022). Changing predominant SARS-CoV-2 lineages drives successive COVID-19 waves in Malaysia, February 2020 to March 2021, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL VIROLOGY. (), . doi:10.1002/jmv.27441
  3. Wong, Li Ping; Lai, Lee Lee; See, Mee Hoong; Alias, Haridah; Omar, Sharifah Faridah Syed; Ng, Chong Guan; Ho, Gwo Fuang; Ong, Teng Aik; Wong, Yee Chi; Ooi, Po Lin; Elias, Jasmin Munchar; Hu, Zhijian; Lin, Yulan (2022). Adverse events following immunization and psychological distress among cancer patients/survivors following vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 infection, FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY. 13(), . doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.906067
Others
  1. I-Ching Sam,Yoong Min Chong,Azwani Abdullah,Jolene Yin Ling Fu,M. Shahnaz Hasan,Fadhil Hadi Jamaluddin,Adeeba Kamarulzaman,Koo Koon Lim,Mohd Afiq Mohd Nor,Yong Kek Pang,Sasheela Ponnampalavanar,Muhammad Fadzil Shahib,Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar,Jonathan Chia Jui Chan,David Perera,Yoke Fun Chan. Changing predominant SARS-CoV-2 lineages drive successive COVID-19 waves in Malaysia, February 2020 to March 2021
  2. Kah Wai Looi , Yukari Matsui, Mari Kono , Chandramathi Samudi, Nozomi Kojima,Jin Xu Ong , Chin Aun Tan, Chong Siang Ang, Peter Hao Yuan Tan,Hemalatha Shamnugam, Shamala Devi Sekaran, Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar ,Lucy Chai See Lum
  3. A retrospective analysis of the care cascades for non-communicable disease and mental health among people living with HIV at a tertiary-care centre in Malaysia: opportunities to identify gaps and optimize care . Chong Meng Li1 , Fong Jie Ying2 , Dhevann Raj1 , Wong Pui Li1,3, Anjanna Kukreja1,3, Sharifah FS Omar1,3, Adeeba Kamarulzaman1,3 and Reena Rajasuriar1,3
  4. Complete Genome Sequences of SARS-CoV-2 Strains Detected in Malaysia Yoong Min Chong,a I-Ching Sam,a,b Sasheela Ponnampalavanar,c Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar,c Adeeba Kamarulzaman,c Vijayan Munusamy,c Chee Kuan Wong,c Fadhil Hadi Jamaluddin,d Han Ming Gan,e Jennifer Chong,b Cindy Shuan Ju Teh,a Yoke Fun Chana
  5. Establishment of a hospital-based health care workers surveillance programme to keep them safe during the COVID-19 pandemic Diane Woei-Quan Chong1,2, Vivek Jason Jayaraj1,2, Sanjay Rampal1 , Mas Ayu Said1 , Nik Daliana Nik Farid1 , Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki1 , Noran Naqiah Hairi1 , Victor Chee-Wai Hoe1 , Marzuki Isahak1 , Sasheela Ponnampalavanar3 , Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar3 , I-Ching Sam4 , Nazirah Hasnan5 , Hang-Cheng Ong2,3, Adeeba Kamarulzaman3 , Chiu-Wan Ng1
  6. Alexandra Wharton-Smith1* , Judith Green2, Ee Chin Loh3, Alexander Gorrie1, Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar3,Loraine Bacchus1 and Lucy Chai See Lum3
  7. Archuleta S, Chia PY, Wei Y, Syed-Omar SF, Low JG, Oh HM, Fisher D, Ponnampalavanar SSL, Wijaya L, Kamarulzaman A, Lum LCS, Tambyah PA, Leo YS, Lye DC (2019). Predictors and Clinical Outcomes of Poor Platelet Recovery in Adult Dengue With Thrombocytopenia: A Multicenter, Prospective Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2019;XX(XX):1 7
  8. Chen, SL; Ding, Y; Apisarnthanarak, A; Kalimuddin, S; Archuleta, S; Omar, SFS; De, PP; Koh, TH; Chew, KL; Atiya, N; Suwantarat, N; Velayuthan, RD; Wong, JGX; Lye, DC 2019. The higher prevalence of extended spectrum beta-lactamases among Escherichia coli ST131 in Southeast Asia is driven by expansion of a single, locally prevalent subclone. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS
  9. Subakir H, Chong YM, Chan YF, Hasan MS, Jamaluddin MFH, Pang YK Ponnampalavanar3 S, Syed Omar SF, Sam IC. (2019). 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. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.001108.
  10. Thergarajan G, Kumar S, Bhassu S, Syed Omar SF, Rampal S (2019). Effect of Blastocystis sp. in dengue patients Increase in the treatment cost and exacerbation of symptoms. PLOS ONE, 14(3): e0211034. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pone.0211034
  11. Aziz A, Azdiah S, Mcstea M, Bashah A, Syuhada N, Chong ML, Ponnampalavanar S, Syed Omar SF, Sulaiman H, Azwa I, Tan MP. Assessment of sarcopenia in virally suppressed HIV-infected Asians receiving treatment. Aids. 2018 May 15;32(8):1025-34.
  12. Mukherjee T, Sakthivel R, Fong H.Y, McStea M, Chong M.L, Omar S.F, Chin A.V, Kamaruzzaman S, Kamarulzaman A, Rajasuriar R, Cysique L.A (2018). Utility of Using the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) as a Screening Tool for HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND) In Multi Ethnic Malaysia. AIDS and Behavior, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2073-x
  13. Durier N, Yunihastuti E, Ruxrungtham K, Kinh N, Kamarulzaman A, Boettiger D, Widhani A, Avihingsanon A, Huy BV, Syed Omar SF, Sanityoso A, Chittmittrapap S, Dung NT, Pillai V, Suwan-Ampai T, Law M, Sohn AH, Matthews G. (2017). Chronic hepatitis C infection and liver disease in HIV-coinfected patients in Asia. J Viral Hepat. 2017 Mar;24(3):187-196. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12630. Epub 2016 Dec 5
  14. Enoma A, Ching SM, Hoo FK, Omar SFS (2017). Prevalence and factors associated with erectile dysfunction in male patients with human immunodeficiency virus in a teaching hospital in West Malaysia. The Medical Journal of Malaysia, 72(3):186-189
  15. Lye, D. C., Archuleta, S., Syed-Omar, S. F., Low, J. G., Oh, H. M., Wei, Y., ... & Ooi, E. E. (2017). Prophylactic platelet transfusion plus supportive care versus supportive care alone in adults with dengue and thrombocytopenia: a multicentre, open-label, randomised, superiority trial. The Lancet, 389(10079), 1611-1618.
  16. Rajasuriar, R., Chong, M. L., Bashah, A., Nor, S., Abdul Aziz, S. A., Mcstea, M., ... & Sharifah, F. (2017). Major health impact of accelerated aging in young HIV-infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy. Aids, 31(10), 1393-1403.
  17. Sit, P. S., Teh, C. S., Idris, N., Sam, I. C., Syed Omar, S. F., Sulaiman, H., . . . Ponnampalavanar, S. (2017). Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection and the molecular characteristics of MRSA bacteraemia over a two-year period in a tertiary teaching hospital in Malaysia. BMC Infect Dis, 17(1), 274. doi:10.1186/s12879-017-2384-y
  18. Avoid haste in defining human muscular sarcocystosis Claire M. Italiano; Kum Thong Wong; Sazaly AbuBakar; Yee Ling Lau; Norlisah Ramli; Sharifah F. Syed Omar; Chong Tin Tan Clinical Infectious Diseases 2015 ;Volume: 60 Issue: 7 Pages: 1134-1134. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu1163
  19. Hasliana Azrah Ab Rahman, Pooi Fong Wong, Hafiz Rahim, Juraina Abd Jamil, Kim Kee Tan, Syuhaida Sulaiman, Chai See Lum, Syarifah Faridah Syed Omar and Sazaly AbuBakar 2015. Dengue death with evidence of hemophagocytic syndrome and dengue virus infection in the bone marrow. SpringerPlus (2015) 4:665 DOI10.1186/s40064-015-1463-z
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. Yamuna Rajoo, Rohela Mahmud, Ng Rong Xiang, Sharifah F.S. Omar, G Kumar, Yvonne A.L Lim, Arine Fadzlun Ahmad, Amirah Amir, Zurainee Mohamed Nor, Romano Ngui. Liver cirrhosis and splenomegaly associated with Schistosoma mansoni in a Sudanese woman in Malaysia: A case report. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 2015, 334-336.
  24. Claire M. Italiano, Kum Thong Wong, Sazaly AbuBakar, Yee Ling Lau, Norlisah Ramli, Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar, Maria Kahar Bador,Chong Tin Tan.Sarcocystis nesbitti Causes Acute, Relapsing Febrile Myositis with a High Attack Rate: Description of a Large Outbreak of Muscular Sarcocystosis in Pangkor Island, Malaysia, 2012.PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2014.PNTD-D-13-02037R1
  25. 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.
  26. Sang Hoon Han, Jialun Zhou, Man Po Lee, Hongxin Zhao, Yi-Ming Arthur Chen, Nagalingeswaran Kumarasamy, Sanjay Pujari, Christopher Lee, Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar, Rossana Ditangco, Nittaya Phanuphak, Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul, Romanee Chaiwarith, Tuti Parwati Merati, Evy Yunihastuti, Junko Tanuma, Vonthanak Saphonn, Annette H. Sohn, Jun Yong Choi. 2014. Prognostic significance of the intervals between the initiation of antiretroviral therapy and anti-tuberculosis treatment in HIV tuberculosis co-infected patients: Results from the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database HIV Med. 2014 February; 15(2): 77 85. doi:10.1111/hiv.12073.
  27. Sasisopin Kiertiburanakul, David Boettiger, Man Po Lee, Sharifah Fs Omar, Junko Tanuma, Oon Tek Ng, Nicolas Durier, Praphan Phanuphak, Rossana Ditangco, Romanee Chaiwarith, Pacharee Kantipong, Christopher Kc Lee, Mahiran Mustafa, Vonthanak Saphonn, Winai Ratanasuwan, Tuti Parwati Merati, Nagalingeswaran Kumarasamy, Wing Wai Wong, Fujie Zhang, Thanh Thuy Pham, Sanjay Pujari, Jun Yong Choi, Evy Yunihastuti, Somnuek Sungkanuparph.2014. Trends of CD4 cell count levels at the initiation of antiretroviral therapy over time and factors associated with late initiation of antiretroviral therapy among Asian HIV-positive patients. Journal of the International AIDS Society 17: 18804
  28. 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.
  29. AbuBakar, S., Teoh, B. T., Sam, S. S., Chang, L. Y., Johari, J., Hooi, P. S., Lakhbeer-Singh, H. K., Italiano, C. M., Omar, S. F. S., Wong, K. T., Ramli, N., Tan, C. T. 2013. Outbreak of Human Infection with Sarcocystis nesbitti, Malaysia, 2012. Emerging Infectious Diseases
  30. H Byakwaga, K Petoumenos, J Ananworanich, F Zhang, M A Boyd, T Sirisanthana, P C K Li, C Lee, C V Mean, V Saphon, S F S Omar, S Pujari, P Phanuphak, P L Lim, N Kumarasamy, Y M A Chen, T P Merati, S Sungkanuparph, R Ditangco, S Oka, G Tau, J Zhou, M G Law and S Emery.Predictors of Clinical Progression in HIV-1- Infected Adults Initiating Combination Antiretroviral Therapy with Advanced Disease in the Asia-Pacific Regions: Results from the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database.Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (JIAPAC). Published online 19 February 2013. DOI: 10.1177/1545109712469684.
  31. Sam S-S, Omar SFS, Teoh B-T, Abd-Jamil J, AbuBakar S (2013) Review of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Fatal Cases Seen Among Adults: A Retrospective Study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(5): e2194.
  32. Yee-Ling Lau, Wenn-Chyau Lee, Lian-Huat Tan, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar, Mun-Yik Fong, Fei-Wen Cheong and Rohela Mahmud. 2013. Acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute renal failure from Plasmodium ovale infection with fatal outcome. Malaria Journal 2013, 12:389
  33. Zim, M. A. M., Sam, I. C., Omar, S. F. S., Chan, Y. F., AbuBakar, S., Kamarulzaman, A. 2013. Chikungunya infection in Malaysia: Comparison with dengue infection in adults and predictors of persistent arthralgia Journal of Clinical Virology. (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 3.287)
  34. Breen E, Pemmulu I, Ong D.S.H., Sekaran S.D., Appana P, Tew T.H., Khoo E.M., Pillans L, Ismail N.A, Omar S.F.S, Ponnampalavanar S, Vhimaleshwaria R, Lum L.C.S (2012). Early predictors of dengue infection in adults (EPOD) a Malaysian outpatient experience. Dengue Bulletin Volume 36, 2012
  35. 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.
  36. Tan LH, Lum LC, Omar SF, Kan FK. Hemophagocytosis in dengue: comprehensive report of six cases.Journal of Clinical Virology. 2012 Sep; 55(1):79-82.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. J Zhou, P CK Li, N Kumarasamy, M Boyd, YMA Chen, T Sirisanthana,S Sungkanuparph, S Oka, G Tau, Phanuphak, V Saphonn, J Zhang, SFS Omar, C KC Lee, R Ditangco, TP Merati, PL Lim, JY Choi, MG Law and S Pujari on behalf of The TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database 2010. Deferred modification of antiretroviral regimen following documented treatment failure in Asia: results from The TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) HIV Medicine 2010 Jan;11(1):31-9. Epub 2009 Jul 6.
  40. KartiniRahmat, ShaleenKaur, NorlisahMohdRamli, Patricia Ann Chandran, Kum-Thong Wong, Suhailah Abdullah, Sharifah S Omar,DharmendraGanesan, Chong-Tin Tan. 2010. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy limited to the posterior fossa. Neurolgy Asia 2010; 15(3): 283-286
  41. Muiz Mahyudin, May May Choo, Norlina Mohd Ramli, Sharifah S Omar. Ocular tuberculosis initially presenting as central retinal vein occlusion. Case Reports in Ophthalmology(Karger). Case Rep Ophthalmol 2010;1:30-35.
  42. Ong MP, Sam IC, Azwa H, MohdZakaria IE, Kamarulzaman A, Wong MH, Syed Omar SF, Hussain SH. 2009. High Direct healthcare costs of patients hospitalised with pandemic (h1n1) 2009 influenza in Malaysia. J Infect. 2010 Nov;61(5):440-2. Epub 2010 Aug 11.
Other Publications
  1. Denggi : Bukan platelet saja yang dikira - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  2. Ask our experts: UMMC - Www.Temanteman.Org
  3. Awas Jangkitan MERS-CoV - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2022 - 2024, MOSTI-Funding
    Medicine: Development And Evaluation Of "sepsis-poc Test" For Early Diagnosis Of Sepsis And Bloodstream Bacterial, Fungal And Viral Infections ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2022 - 2024, MOSTI-Funding
    Engineering: Development And Evaluation Of "sepsis-poc Test" For Early Diagnosis Of Sepsis And Bloodstream Bacterial, Fungal And Viral Infections ( Co-Researcher)
  3. 2015 - 2016, GP-IPS (UPM)
    Predictors of Erectile Dysfunction Among Male HIV Patients on HAART in a Tertiary Hospital in Malaysia ( Consultant)
  4. 2011 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    The prevalence of myocarditis in dengue patients: Non- invasive detection of cardiac involvement and evaluation of cardiac function using contrast enhanced MRI ( Consultant)
  5. 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. ( Principal Investigator(PI))
International
  1. 2013 - 2016, amfAR/Foundation for AIDS Research
    Effectiveness and Tolerability of Hepatitis C Treatment in HIV Co-infected Patients in Routine Care Services in Asia: A Pilot Model of Care Project ( Consultant)
  2. 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)
  3. 2013 - 2015, National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Singapore
    Adult Dengue Platelet Study (ADEPT) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  4. 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)
  5. 2009 - 2013, NCHECR, University New South Wales, Australia
    The Second-Line Study. Efficacy of Ritonavir boosted lopinavir and 2-3N(+)RTI (Nucleoside/ Nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor) backbone versus Ritonavir boosted lopinavir and Raltegravir in participants virologically failing first-line NNRTI/2N(+) RTI therapy ( Consultant)
  6. 2009 - 2013, NCHECR, University New South Wales, Australia
    ENCORE 1 Study. Evaluation of Novel Concept in optimisation 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 EFV plus 2 nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors (N(t)RTI) in antiretroviral- naive HIV-infected individuals over 96 weeks ( Consultant)
  7. 2011 - 2011, WHO
    A Multicentre Study To Validate The Predictive Value Of Warning Signs In Dengue ( Consultant)

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • International Consortium On Dengue Risk Assessment, Management and Surveillance, European Commission
    01 Dec 2011 - 01 Dec 2015 (International)

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Diagnosing and Managing Dengue Fever during the COVID-19 Pandemic, MMA Wilayah 18th Primary Care Symposium 2022, MMA Wilayah (National) (26 Feb 2022 - 26 Feb 2022)
  2. Dengue and COVID-19: Impact and Burden on the Healthcare System, Disrupting Dengue Together Series 1 Webinar. Dengue: Managed or Forgotten Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Docquity (National) (30 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021)
  3. COVID-19 IMMUNISATION: A NEW HOPE FOR LIVING A NORMAL LIFE, IIUM POISON CENTRE WEBINAR SERIES 2/2021, IIUM (National) (23 Jul 2021 - 23 Jul 2021)
  4. Initiating HepC treatment in HIV Infected, 4th National AIDS Conference 2018, Malaysian Society For HIV Medicine (National) (28 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018)
  5. HIV RELATED OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTION OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM , UPDATES ON CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM INFECTIONS, HOSPITAL KUALA LUMPUR  (National) (11 Aug 2018 - 11 Aug 2018)
  6. BREAKING THE STIGMA AND BARRIERS IN SOCIETY, THE ASIAN PACIFIC ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF THE LIVER SINGLE TOPIC CONFERENCE, THE ASIAN PACIFIC ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LIVER  (National) (03 Aug 2018 - 05 Aug 2018)
  7. Maternal Dengue, 25th Regional Congress of the Perinatal Society of Malaysia, Perinatal Society Malaysia (National) (06 Apr 2018 - 08 Apr 2018)
  8. Infective Endocarditis: from antibiotics to surgical referral, 2nd NHAM Cardiology Fellows Course, National Heart Association of Malaysia (National) (20 Jan 2018 - 21 Jan 2018)
  9. Infectious Diseases : An update on Zika and Dengue Virus, `57th Annual General Meeting & Annual Scientific Congress, Private Medical Practitioners' Association of Selangor and Kuala Lumpur  (National) (22 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017)
  10. Severe Dengue Management, Asia Dengue Conference, MSIDC TIDREC MOH (International) (23 Apr 2016 - 24 Apr 2016)
  11. Dengue in the Elderly, 11th National Geriatric Conference 2015, Malaysia Society of Geriatric Medicine (National) (06 Aug 2015 - 08 Aug 2015)
  12. Questions in infection management: Sore muscles and eosinophilia, 15th Asia-Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infections, Malaysia Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (International) (26 Nov 2014 - 29 Nov 2014)
  13. Managing a newly diagnosed HIV patient. HIV in Special Population: IDU and Harm Reduction, 1st UMMC HIV Workshop, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, UMMC & Abbott pharmaceutical (University) (08 Sep 2012 - 08 Sep 2012)
  14. Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Disease, 2nd National AIDS conference, Penang, Malaysia, Malaysian Society of HIV Medicine, Malaysian Alumni Society of Epidemic Intelligence Programme MAC, MOH (National) (03 Oct 2011 - 05 Oct 2011)
  15. Leptospirosis, Clinical Update on tropical infections 2011, Hospital Sg Buloh, 2011 Selangor, Malaysia , Bahagian Perkembangan Perubatan, Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (National) (23 Jul 2011 - 23 Jul 2011)
  16. Leptospirosis, Malaysian Medical Association-MOH Infectious Diseases Conference 2010 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , Malaysian Medical Association (National) (21 Nov 2010 - 21 Nov 2010)
  17. HIV treatment update; HIV Treatment failure, Pahang State Course in HIV Medicine , Hospital Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Temerloh, Pahang, Malaysia (Others) (09 Oct 2010 - 09 Oct 2010)
  18. Management of Dengue Fever, SEA-EU-NET Symposium on Dengue, TIDREC UM (National) (05 Aug 2010 - 06 Aug 2010)
  19. Clinical Management of Dengue in Adults, Colloquium on Updates on Dengue & Arbovirus Research in Malaysia, TIDREC UM (National) (12 Apr 2010 - 13 Apr 2010)
  20. Diagnosing and Managing Dengue Fever, Dengue case studies, Training programme for Management of Dengue Fever , Kajang Hospital, Selangor, Malaysia (Others) (24 Aug 2009 - 24 Aug 2009)
  21. Opiate Replacement Therapy and HIV, HIV/AIDS update 2008, Ministry of Health (National) (13 Nov 2008 - 13 Nov 2008)
  22. Malaria Knowlesi, Malaysia-Singapore ID Forum, Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases & Chemotherapy, Society of Infectious Disease (Singapore) (Others) (01 Nov 2008 - 01 Nov 2008)
  23. Immune Reconstitution Disease, 1st national AIDS conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Society of HIV Medicine, Ministry of Health Malaysia (National) (01 Dec 2007 - 01 Dec 2007)
EVENT ORGANISER
  1. Organiser of Conference, National Dengue and Vector Borne Diseases Conference 2019, MSIDC MOH College of Pathologist Malaysia TIDREC The Malaysian Public Health Physician Assoc (National) (07 Jul 2019 - 08 Jul 2019)
  2. HIV and drug users: Hep C co infection and OST, UMMC HIV Updates Workshop, UMMC Infectious Diseases Unit (University) (16 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017)
  3. Overview Ab masterclass 4.0, UMMC Antibiotics Masterclass 4.0, UMMC Infectious Diseases Unit (University) (09 Sep 2017 - 09 Sep 2017)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Prevalence of Severe Bleeding and the Role of Platelet Transfusion in the Management of Thrombocytopenia complicating Dengue Infection, Singapore International Conference on Dengue and Emerging Infections, stopdengue translational and clinical research, Singapore (International) (21 Nov 2012 - 23 Nov 2012)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Hepatitis C virus RNA and genotype, IL28B genotype, and liver fibrosis scores in a regional cohort of HIV-infected HCV-exposed patients under routine HIV care in Asia, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease: The Liver Meeting, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (International) (07 Nov 2014 - 11 Nov 2014)
  2. Hepatitis C virus RNA and genotype, IL28B genotype, and liver fibrosis scores in a regional cohort of HIV-infected HCV-exposed patients under routine HIV care in Asia, 20th International AIDS Conference, International AIDS Society (International) (20 Jul 2014 - 25 Jul 2014)
  3. Immune Reconstitution Disease, 13th International Conference of Infectious Diseases, International Society of Infectious Diseases (International) (19 Jun 2008 - 22 Jun 2008)
OTHERS
  1. Experience in Clinical Research Network (Malaysia), Courage Fund Infectious Disease Conference 2015, Pre conference workshop, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology (International) (11 Mar 2015 - 13 Mar 2015)
  2. Management of dengue fever, Dengue Management course for physician, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , Unit Perkembangan Perubatan PPUM (Others) (18 Jun 2011 - 18 Jun 2011)

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) Examiner Part 3 Mmed Examinations Ukm, National, (External Examiner)
  2. (2021) Panel Penilai Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (Frgs) Fasa 1/2021, University, (Reviewer)
  3. (2021) ECCMID 2021, (Reviewer)
  4. (2020) ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID), (Reviewer)
  5. (2020) Asia Dengue Conference, (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2023) Subspeciality Subcommittee for Education (Infectious Diseases), National, (Expert Advisor)
  2. (2023) Subspeciality Subcommittee for Education (Infectious Diseases), National, (Expert Advisor)
  3. (2022) Subject Matter Expert for Dengue Vaccine, International, (Expert Advisor)
  4. (2022) Subject Matter Expert for Dengue Vaccine, National, (Expert Advisor)
  5. (2022) Id Subspeciality Subcomm for Infectious Diseases Mmc, National, (Expert Advisor)
  6. (2019) Jury, National Infection PRevention and Control Conference and World Hand Hygiene Day 2019
Contribution to event
  1. (2022) Scientific Chair and Committee Member, National, (Event Organiser)
  2. (2022) Scientific Chair and Committee Member, National, (Event Organiser)
  3. (2022) Antimicrobial Resistance: Combating The Silent Pandemic Mini-Symposium On 8th September 2022., University, (Participant)
  4. (2022) 24th International Aids Conference, International, (Participant)
  5. (2022) 24th International Aids Conference, International, (Participant)
  6. (2021) Apccmi 2021, National, (Participant)
  7. (2021) Participated in The National Infectious Disease Conference 2021, National, (Participant)
  8. (2021) Malaysian Society of Parasitology & Tropical Medicine Mid-Year Webinar 2021 Topic: Latest Scientific Updates On Covid-19 in Malaysia, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  9. (2021) Ummc-Tac Public Forum-Ask The Experts: Covid-19 Vaccination in Cancer Patients, University, (Panelist/Moderator)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
Master
  1. (2014) THE PREVALENCE OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AMONG HIV-INFECTED PATIENTS IN UNIVERSITY MALAYA MEDICAL CENTRE (UMMC), NUR HIDAYATI MOHD SHARIF
  2. (2014) Health related quality of life among lymphoma survivors in UMMC, Diana Ng Leh Ching
  3. (2014) EGFR mutation in non squamous cell lung carcinoma, Chai Chee Shee
  4. (2013) Serum Ferritin Level in Dengue Fevere in-patients at University Malaya Medical Centre, Mohd Abd Hafiz b Mohd Abd Rahim
  5. (2013) INFECTIOUS AETIOLOGIES OF ACUTE FEBRILE ILLNESSES AMONG PATIENTS ADMITTED AT UNIVERSITY MALAYA MEDICAL CENTRE, Nur Adila Anuar
  6. (2009) Hospital Associated Pneumonia in UMMC, Dr Nor Zaila binti Zaidan
  7. (2009) Chikungunya and Dengue infections: Differences in clinical manifestation and laboratory findings, MOHD ARIF MOHD ZIM