PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. VINOD PALLATH

Faculty of Medicine Dean's Office
Faculty of Medicine
 
  vinodpallath@um.edu.my
 Faculty of Medicine Dean's Office, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/K-1882-2016

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), Regional Fellow , 2009, (International)
  • American Society for Microbiology, Contributing Member, 2016 to 2016, (International)
  • Towards Unity For Health, Active Member, 2019 to 2020, (International)

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


  • Member, Talent Attraction Working Group, University Malaya, 30/08/2019 to 31/08/2021
  • Academic quality Assurance commitee member responsible for quality assurance and accreditation , Faculty, 21/05/2018 to 31/05/2020
  • Member, Academic quality Assurance responsible for MBBS programme, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Faculty, 03/05/2016 to 03/05/2017 (Responsibilities include quality and accreditation documents preparation)
  • Member, Curriculum Committee (Post Graduate), MERDU, Faculty, 01/02/2016 (Managing the process of of offering a new academic program ; Masters in Medical Education)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Medical and Health Sciences, 


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book
Chapter in Book

2019
  • Youttiroung, B., Pallath, V., Dayrit, Manuel,M.,Trigit, A, N.(2019). Elaboration of Medicine Metaprofiles. In M.S.B.Yusoff & A.V.Trigit (Eds), Reference Points for the Design and Delivery of Degree Programmes in Medicine (pp. 41-48). Bilbao, Spain: Deusto University Press 

2018
  • Pallath , V.& Vadivelu, J.(2018).Traditional large class room lecture setting. In Sim, J.H., Foong, C.C., Hong, W.H.,Pallath, V. & Vadivelu, J. (Eds), Enhancing Student Learning in Medical Schools (pp. 13-21). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: University of Malaya Press 
  • Pallath , V.& Foong C.,C. Creating conducive learning environment.(2018). In Sim, J.H., Foong, C.C., Hong, W.H.,Pallath, V. & Vadivelu, J. (Eds), Enhancing Student Learning in Medical Schools (pp. 13-21). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: University of Malaya Press 
  • Pallath , V.& Tajuddin,N.A.A. Mentoring.(2018). In Sim, J.H., Foong, C.C., Hong, W.H.,Pallath, V. & Vadivelu, J. (Eds), Enhancing Student Learning in Medical Schools (pp. 13-21). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: University of Malaya Press 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Vashe,A., Devi, V.,Rao, R., Abraham, R., Pallath, V., & Umakanth, S. (In Press). Using an integrated teaching approach to facilitate student achievement of the learning outcomes in a preclinical medical curriculum in India. Advances in Physiology Education (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2017
  • Sim, J.H., Choon, David S.K., Pallath, V., Hong, W.H. (2017). Humanising medicine: taking our first step. Medical Education, 51 (11), 1186. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Vashe,A, Ramnarayan,K, Pallath,V and Kamath,A. Validation of Multiple True or False (MTF) Questions and Their Usefulness in Assessment in an Undergraduate Medical Programme. South-East Asian Journal of Medical Education. 2016:10 (1), 19-26 . (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Vashe A, Vasudha D, Rao R, Abraham RR, Pallath V, Torke S. 2016. Curricular impact on learning approaches and critical thinking skills of medical students. Education in Medicine Journal. 8(4):39–45. DOI: 10.5959/ eimj.v8i4.468 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Kamath M. G, Pallath V, Ramnarayan K, Kamath A, Torke S and Gonsalves J. 2016. Standard setting of objective structured practical examination by modified Angoff method: A pilot Study. The national Medical Journal of India 29 (3): 96-98 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Devi V, Ramnarayan K, Abraham RR, Pallath V, Kamath A, Kodidela S. Short-term outcomes of a program developed to inculcate research essentials in undergraduate medical students. J Postgrad Med 2015;61:163-8 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Reem Rachel Abraham, Vinod Pallath, Ciraj A. M., Ramnarayan K. and Asha Kamath, 2015. Can adherence to principles ensure personal and professional development among medical school faculty? Experiences from an Indian Medical School International Journal of Current Research, 7, (7), 17848-17852. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2014
  • Aswini Dutt.R, Satish Kumar NS, Vinod Pallath, Jagadeesh rao Padubidri, Neevan DR D S ouza, Shankar Bhat K. Attitudes driving the selection of medical career and preexisting knowledge regarding curriculum among the first year medical students. Journal of Research in Medical Education and Ethics. 2014;4(3):239-44. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2013
  • Ciraj AM, Reem Rachel Abraham, Vinod Pallath, K.Ramnarayan, Asha Kamath, Ramachandra Kamath. Exploring attributes of effective teachers student perspectives from an Indian medical school. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education 2013; 7 (1): 8-13 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2012
  • 8. Asha V, Reem Rachel Abraham, Sharmila Torke, Vinod Pallath and Asha Kamath. Student and faculty perspectives on laboratory based learning (LBL) sessions in physiology. South‐East Asian Journal of Medical Education 2012; 6 (2): 1-7 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Devi V, Mandal T, Pallath V. Integrating students’ reflection-in-learning and examination performance as a method for providing educational feedback. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine 2012, 58(4): 270-274 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Abraham RR, Pallath V, AM C, Ramnarayan K, Kamath A. Avenues for Professional Development: Faculty Perspectives from an Indian Medical School. Kathmandu Univ med J 2012; 10(3):60-65. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Vasudha Devi, Reem Abraham, Vinod Pallath and Ciraj A. M. "Students perspectives regarding an ideal PBL case". Med teach. 2011; 33: 169. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Vasudha Devi, Vinod Pallath, Tatiyana Mandal, Smitha Khandelwal, Debasree Deb and Sunitha Kodidela. Perspectives regarding intended learning outcomes in pharmacology. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2011; 44: 481-482. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2010
  • Reem Abraham, Vinod Pallath, Ciraj AM. "Inculcating practices based on adult learning principles in medical schools-a possible framework for professional development?" Med Teach. 2010; 32: 538 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • A. M. Ciraj, P. Vinod, K. Ramnarayan. Enhancing Active Learning in Microbiology through Case Based Learning: Experiences from an Indian Medical School. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology. 2010; 53: 729 - 733 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2009
  • Ciraj AM, Vinod P, Sreejith G, Rajani K. Inducible clindamycin resistance among clinical isolates of staphylococci. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology. 2009; 52 : 49-51 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2008
  • Reem Rachel Abraham, P. Vinod, M. G. Kamath, K. Asha and K. Ramnarayan. Learning approaches of undergraduate medical students to physiology in a non-PBL and partially PBL oriented curriculum, Adv physiol educ , 2008; 32: 35-37 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Reem Abraham, Komattil Ramnarayan, Vinod Pallath and Sharmila Torke. Students' perceptions of learning environment in an Indian medical school, BMC Medical Education 2008, 8:20 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2007
  • Reem Rachel Abraham, K. Ramnarayan, Vinod Pallath, Sharmila Torke, Maneesh Madhavan and Sue Roff. Perceptions of academic achievers and under- achievers regarding learning environment of Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal, India, using the DREEM inventory, South East Asian Journal of Medical Education. 2007; 1: 18-24 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Proceeding

2013
  • Vashe, Asha; Devi, Vasudha; Rao, Raghavendra; et al., Link between Self-Directed Learning Readiness and academic performance of medical students. Proceedings of the 2013 Ieee International Conference in Mooc, Innovation and Technology in Education (Mite). 2013; pages 130-133 (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • DECIPHERING SURVIVAL STRATEGIES OF UROPATHOGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI (UPEC)IN ESTABLISHING URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Determining The Influence Of Perceived Clinical Workplace Learning Environment On Learning Approaches Of Undergraduate Medical Students, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, RU Geran - ADEC, (National)
  • DETERMINING THE INFLUENCE OF PERCEIVED CLINICAL WORKPLACE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT ON LEARNING APPROACHES OF UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS., Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, UM LiTeR, (National)
  • Um-liter: Self-regulated Learning On Pre-clinical Medical Students At University Of Malaya, Consultant, 2016 - 2017, RU Geran - ADEC, (National)
  • Um-liter: Effect Of Pear Tutoring Session (pts) On Repeat Medical Students' Generic Learning Skills And Sekf-regulated Learning In The University Of Malaya, Consultant, 2016 - 2017, RU Geran - ADEC, (National)
  • Effect of Peer Tutoring Session (PTS) on Repeat Medical Students' Generic Learning Skills and Self-Regulated Learning in the University of Malaya, Co-Investigator, 2016 - 2017, UM-LiTer, (National)
  • Effect of Peer Tutoring Session (PTS) on Repeat Medical Students Generic Learning Skills and Self-regulated Learning in the University of Malaya, Co-Investigator, 2016 - 2016, UM LiTeR, (National)
  • Self Regulated Learning on Pre-clinical medical students at University of Malaya, Co-Investigator, 2016 - 2016, UM LiTeR, (National)
  • Self-Regulated Learning on Pre-Clinical Medical Students in University of Malaya, Co-Investigator, 2016 - 2017, RU Operation, (National)

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


  • Silver Award (Learning and Teaching Enhancement Category), Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Research (Liter). , University of Malaya, 2018, (University)
  • Special Award (Learning and Teaching Enhancement Category), Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Research (Liter). , University of Malaya, 2018, (University)
  • Good Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal University, 2015, (University)
  • Good Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal University, 2013, (University)
  • Good Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal University, 2011, (University)

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


PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Walk through a case, UMMP Problem Based learning (PBL) Training workshop for students, 2018-12-07 to 2018-12-07, Medical Education and Research Development Unit (MERDU), (University)
  • Mentoring, Dealing with Attitudes , Teacher's Toolkit Workshop on Professionalism in the Workplace - Dealing with Attitude , 2019-01-09 to 2019-01-09, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, (University)
  • SBA preparation Hands On Session, Teacher's Toolkit Workshop on Foundations of Assessment For Health Professionals, 2019-01-16 to 2019-01-16, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, (University)
  • Opening a case and Closing a case, Problem Based Learning Tutor Training Workshop for UMMP, 2019-03-11 to 2019-03-12, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Skill learning and Facilitating Skill Learning, A Teachers Toolkit Workshop: Facilitating Skill Learning, 2019-04-04 to 2019-04-04, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • The Head, Hand and Heart (Objectives), Facilitating Large and Small Group learning, Teachers Toolkit Workshop: Essentials of Teaching and Learning , 2019-04-17 to 2019-04-18, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Writing MCQs: Hands on, Teachers Toolkit Workshop: Foundations of Assessment, 2019-06-19 to 2019-06-19, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Role Modeling, Mentoring and Dealing with Attitudes, Teachers Toolkit Workshop: Professionalism at the Workplace - Dealing With Attitude, 2019-06-19 to 2019-06-19, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Skill Learning and facilitating Skill Learning, Teachers Toolkit Workshop: Facilitating Skill learning, 2019-07-17 to 2019-07-17, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
INVITED SEMINAR
  • Mechanisms and Drivers of Antimicrobial Resistance, MBBS Phase I Stage II Lecture , 2019-06-04 to 2019-06-04, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal, India, (International)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • Immune Mechanisms in Chronic Lung Diseases, International Conference on Immune Response in Health and Disease, 2017-01-24 to 2017-01-25, Department of Microbiology, St Xavier's college for Women, Aluva, Kerala, India and Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, (International)
  • Assessment - Back to Basics, Assessment - Back to Basics, 2017-08-01 to 2017-08-01, Medical Education Unit, Perdana University, (National)
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning , Scholarship of Teaching and Learning workshop, 2017-08-08 to 2017-08-08, Manipal Centre for Professional and Personal Development (MCPD), Manipal University, Manipal, (International)
  • Leadership and the challenge , 2nd ASEAN Student Collaborative Project (ASCP), 2017-08-21 to 2017-08-21, ASEAN Medical School Network (AMSN) and Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia (FMUI), (International)
EVENT ORGANISER
  • Enhancing learning in large groups, Enhancing Learning in small groups, Effective Teaching and Learning, 2016-10-10 to 2016-10-10, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Facilitating learning: Mentoring, Conflict Management, Teacher's toolkit for UMMP curriculum: Essentials for Teaching and Learning 1 workshop, 2017-01-04 to 2017-01-05, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Enhancing Learning in Large groups (Lectures), Enhancing Learning : Mentoring, Teacher's toolkit for UMMP curriculum: Effective teaching and Learning 1 Workshop, 2017-04-19 to 2017-04-20, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
ORAL
  • ELUCIDATING THE EFFECTIVE ATTRIBUTES AND EXPECTATIONS OF MENTOR AND MENTEE (PROTEGE ), Chinese University of Hong Kong Medical Education Conference, 2017-03-10 to 2017-03-11, Chinese University of Hong Kong, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Learning Objectives, A Teacher s Toolkit : For The UMMP Curriculum , 2018-02-21 to 2018-02-22, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, (University)
  • Learning Objectives, Large group Teaching, Small group teaching, Introduction to skill learning, Mentoring , Conflict management , Foundations of Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals, 2018-07-09 to 2018-07-13, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
OTHERS
  • Facilitating hands on sessions: Opening a case and closing a case, Problem Based Learning Tutor Training Workshop for UMMP, 2017-01-18 to 2017-01-19, Medical Education and Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Opening the case and Closing the case hands on sessions, Problem Based Learning (PBL) tutor training workshop for UMMP, 2017-07-26 to 2017-07-27, Medical Education and Research Development Unit (MERDU), Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, (University)

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


  • Knowledge Sharing: Mesyuarat UMDEED, University of Malaya Dental Education Enhancement and Development Unit, 2019, (University)
  • Facilitator for First ASEAN Interprofessional Education Workshop, MAHIDOL University, 2018, (International)

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


  • Editorial Board member, National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine, Committee Member, 2019-2020, (International)

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


  • PANEL REVIEWER FOR FRGS AND UMSC CARE FUND GRANT APPLICATIONS, Project ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Internal Examiner for MMedSc dissertation (Reserach Mode), Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • PhD thesis evaluation, Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Reviewer for PLOS ONE journal, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Evaluation of PhD thesis as internal examiner, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • internal Examiner for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • PhD thesis "Bioregulatory roles of selected yeast killer systems against pathogenic members of the genus Candida. (Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India), Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Master of Medical Education at University Sains Malaysia, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Chairman of the Ad- Hoc Committee to review Master Student proposal, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)

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


  • Attended and completed volunteer induction programme for MERCY Malaysia, (National), 17/11/2018 until 17/11/2018
  • Contributed ( Financial) to Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research for their activities , (International), 10/10/2018 until 10/10/2018
  • Registered Volunteer for MERCY Malaysia, (National), 13/09/2018 until 12/09/2019
  • Contributed to MERCY Malaysia flood releif, (International), 25/08/2018 until 25/08/2018
  • Performed volunteering services at Batu Caves , (Local), 16/12/2017 until 16/12/2017
  • Functions as advisor (academic and personal matters) to students as and when suggested by the unit/ faculty. , (Department), 01/11/2017 until 31/12/2017

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).


  • MICE: Manipal Inventory for Curriculum Evaluation, COPYRIGHT, L-78154/2018, 01/10/2018, (INTERNATIONAL)

SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ila Murugan A/l Letchumanan, -, 2019/2020
  • Master Degree, Nurul Atira Binti Khairul Anhar Holder, DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF A REMEDIATION PROGRAMME FOR PRE-CLINICAL YEARS STRUGGLING MEDICAL STUDENTS, 2019/2020
  • Master Degree, Noorjahan Haneem Md Hashim, Development, implementation and evaluation of an entrustable professional activity (EPA) based curriculum for primary anaesthesiology examiner training, 2019/2020
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Lalitha A/p Maniam, -, 2019/2020
  • Master Degree, Nurul Atira Binti Khairul Anhar Holder, DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF A REMEDIATION PROGRAMME FOR PRE-CLINICAL YEARS STRUGGLING MEDICAL STUDENTS, 2019/2020
  • Master Degree, Nurul Atira Binti Khairul Anhar Holder, DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF A REMEDIATION PROGRAMME FOR PRE-CLINICAL YEARS STRUGGLING MEDICAL STUDENTS, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Lalitha A/p Maniam, -, 2018/2019

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


POST GRADUATE
  • PROFESSIONALISM IN MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2019/2020(1), 3, 30
  • CLINICAL TEACHERS, 2019/2020(1), 2, 30
  • TEACHING METHODS IN MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2018/2019(2), 12, 30
  • MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP IN MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2018/2019(2), 12, 30
  • CLINICAL TEACHERS, 2018/2019(1), 4, 30
  • PROFESSIONALISM IN MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2018/2019(1), 4, 30
FIRST DEGREE
  • Medical Sciences 1 (Stage 1), 2018/2019, 155, 15
  • Medical Sciences 2, 2017/2018, 9, 13
  • Medical Sciences 1, 2017/2018, 136, 15