Board of Management


Tan Sri Profesor Dr. Mohd Amin Jalaludin commenced his position as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Malaya on 8th November 2013. Prior to this appointment, he has held the position of the Head of Department of Otorhinolaryngology in October 1996 until January 2000. In February 2000, he was appointed as the Deputy Dean of FPUM and became the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine in April 2000. Tan Sri Profesor Dr. Mohd Amin Jalaludin was appointed as the Director of the UM Medical Center in June 2000. On 1st August 2006, he was appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic & International) of the University of Malaya by the Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education.

Professor Dr. Tunku Kamarul Zaman is presently the director of University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), a premier 1500 bedded university hospital in Malaysia staffed by over 5,000 personnel. He is by profession an orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in upper limb and microsurgery. He obtained a medical degree (M.D.) from the National University of Malaysia in 1998. After serving the Ministry of Health as a medical officer, he entered the Masters of Orthopaedics specility training program i.e. M.S.(Ortho), in University of Malaya in 2000 and was later inducted as a lecturer in the same university upon completing his training in 2004. He also obtained a diploma in tissue banking from National University of Singapore in 2003 during his specialist traininng. Upon completing his sub-speciality rotations, he was awarded a national scholarship to pursue his sub-specialty training in the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen hospitals from 2006 till 2010. During that period, he also obtained a PhD degree from The University of Liverpool. He is presently registered with the medical councils in the UK and Malaysia. Upon his return to Malaysia in 2010, he was appointed the head of the tissue engineering group, a division under The National Orthopaedic Centre for Research and Learning (NOCERAL). This research group comprises of many researchers of which Prof. Kamarul (as he is commonly known) supervises many post-doctoral, doctoral and other post-graduate as well as undergraduate students. This group is actively involved in basic science orthopaedic related research that ranges from biomechanics to cell biology. Prof. Kamarul is however presently focused in pursuing fundamental research involving cartilage, tendons and stem cell applications. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in many impact factored journals and has been invited to present the research groups' discoveries in numerous international scientific meetings. Prof. Kamarul is also heavily involved in the administrative duties of his instiution. His previous administrative duties also includes being the deputy dean of research for faculty of medicine, acting dean for faculty of medicine, deputy director (clinical) for UMMC, director for the Clinical Investigative Centre in UMMC (an internationally award winning centre that conducts over 200 clinical trials a year) and, head of research in NOCERAL. He sits in many national academic committees, national research grant review committee, a member of many international societies, have been invited to speak in several academic subjects in many international meetings, a reviewer to a number of academic journals and is presently the editor-in-chief of The Journal of Health and Translational Medicine. He has received many accolades and was one of the youngest Professor appointed from University of Malaya in 2011. He has since been nominated and appointed as adjunct and honorary professors in several local and international universities.

A graduate of Monash University and trained in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases in Melbourne Australia, Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman returned to Malaysia in 1996 to establish the Infectious Diseases Unit at the University of Malaya Medical Centre, which has become one of the country's leading infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS tertiary referral centres. She has directed and managed the development of infectious diseases in both its clinical and research components and has inspired and mentored many other clinicians to become Infectious Diseases specialists now serving in the Ministry of Health and University hospitals as well as in private practice across Malaysia. She is presently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, and the first female to hold this position at the country's oldest medical school.


Mr. Iskandar bin Ahmad is the Deputy Director (Management) of University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). He is by profession an Administrative Officer (JUSA C). He obtained his Bachelor of Arts (B.A Hons) Degree, from the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and Masters of Public Administration, University of Malaya (UM). Currently, he is a member of UKM and UM Alumni.

Before joining UMMC in 1990, he had also served the Selangor State Secretary Office from 1981 in the areas of Finance, Internal Audit, Budget and Services. With over 30 years of service, he has broad experience in public relations, development, training, inventory supply, procurement and organizational management. In 1999, he had an opportunity to attend the Hospital Administration and Health Services Management Program in Japan organized by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). He also attended The Trainer Certification Course and was recognized as a Professional Trainer (UK Certification) by SMR HR Group.

Furthermore, he contributed to society as a Committee Member of Parent Teacher Association (PTA) at Sekolah Menengah Agama Tinggi Tengku Ampuan Jemaah and Surau Al-Hidayah, Perdana Height, Shah Alam, Selangor.

He has been awarded with the Johan Mahkota Wilayah (JMW) from Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Almu'tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku AlHaj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni AlMarhum Sultan Badlishah in conjunction with the Federal Territories Day celebration on 1st February 2016.


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