Principal Officers


Prof. Dr. Nazirah Hasnan is Consultant Rehabilitation Physician & Deputy Director (Clinical) University of Malaya Medical Centre. She is also a Senior Lecturer at Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. Her qualification are PhD (UM-USYD), MRehabMed (UM) MBBS (UM)

Her areas of expertise and interest are Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Pressure Ulcer and Wound Management

Pain Management, Technology for exercise and rehabilitation, (Functional Electrical Stimulation, Virtual Reality Rehabilitation), Exercise for spinal cord injury and persons with disabilities. Dr Nazirah is also engaged in Health Promotion for persons with disabilities.



Professor Dr Ida Normiha Binti Hilmi began her career with the Gartnavel and Western Infirmary in Scotland, and has also served with the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Southend Hospital and Homerton Hospital. Her area of expertise is gastroenterology. She is a member of Asia Pacific Working Group on the Diagnosis and Management of Ulcerative Colitis, Asia Pacific Working Group on Colorectal Cancer, Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Society of Malaysia, Academy of Medicine, Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Royal College of Physicians. Recent publications include contributions to J Dig Dis, Gut Pathogens, and Helicobacter. She is an active researcher and has won numerous awards including the Best Oral Presentation for East Anglia GUT meeting, East Anglia Deanery, in 2001; the Hunter's Prize in Biochemistry, University of Glasgow, in 1996; the Margaret Isabel Ure Prize in Medicine and Surgery , University of Glasgow, in 1997, and noted for her poster presentation of NOD2/CARD15 mutations in Malaysian patients with Crohn's Disease at the Falk Symposium Scientific Committee, in 2006. She is also a regular on the speaker circuit.

Dr Mohd Nahar Azmi Mohamed is the Head Department, Senior Academician and Consultant Sports Physician in the Department of Sports Medicine, University Malaya Medical Center. Dr Nahar is also a visiting Consultant Sports Physician at National Sport Institute and one of the Panel Board Members at National Coach Academy. He is a certified Aerobics Instructor and Master Trainer obtain from Ministry of Youth and Sports since 2005.

Dr Nahar undertook his training in Sports Medicine between 1999 to 2003 at University of Malaya and join as a full time Academician from 2003 till to date. He then received his appointment as Associated Professor in Sports Medicine since October 2015.

He is currently manages Sports Injuries and Sports Rehabilitation but his interest is more on Exercise Prescription especially those in moderate to high-risk group. Dr Nahar involve in a number of research and has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals. His current research study involve a group of Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer patients.

His involvement is not only in Academic and Research but he also has passion in creating a healthy lifestyle awareness for staff and patients in University Malaya Medical Center. He organised an Aerobics and Zumba session for staff twice a week, morning exercise for Hospital Management and Head Department twice a week. He also created an Exercise Support Group for Cancer Survivor in 2014 and till to date has received an overwhelming response from Cancer Survivors.

Associate Professor Dr Khairul Azmi Bin Abd Kadir started his career in 1997 and is now a Medical Lecturer and Acting Head Of Department in the Department Of Biomedical Imaging at UM. He is a member of the Interventional Radiology Society Of Malaysia and specializes in Radiology (Neurointerventional Radiologist, Neuroradiology and General Interventional Radiology). He has contributed to various publications such as the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience and ISI prestigious journal.

His consultancy experience include being a Clinical Consultant from 2008-2012 at the Expert Advisor For IGMIC(Image Guided Minimally Invasive Center) organized by PPUM. He has spoken at various international events such as the 2nd Neuro Ophthalmology Symposium in 2010 and 2nd ISEC's International Scientific Meeting Oculoplastic Symposium in 2009.







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