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Niza Binti Samsuddin

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Community Health) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Kebangsaan
  • Master of Community Health (Environmental Health) - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)

Niza Binti Samsuddin (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES


niza_shamsuddin@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Natural Science ~ Chemical Sciences ~ Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry ~ Other Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry n.e.c. - Chemical exposure, biological monitoring and health impacts


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS 2014/2015
COMMUNITY MEDICINE 2011/2012 2010/2011 2008/2009 2012/2013 2009/2010 2014/2015
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY FOR HEALTH SCIENCE 2015/2016
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, HEALTH ECONOMICS &MANAGEMENT 2016/2017
EPIDEMIOLOGY 2017/2018 2018/2019 2014/2015
EPIDEMIOLOGY & RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2020/2021 2019/2020 2014/2015
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT 1 2018/2019 2019/2020 2016/2017
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT 2 2017/2018 2018/2019
HEALTH COMMUNICATION & BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES 2016/2017 2015/2016 2017/2018 2014/2015
HEALTH COMMUNICATION AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 2020/2021
HEALTH MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION 2018/2019 2020/2021 2017/2018 2021/2022 2016/2017 2019/2020
HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT 2015/2016 2014/2015
HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION 2016/2017 2017/2018 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT 2020/2021
HOSPITAL SAFETY 2020/2021 2019/2020
INDUSTRIAL TOXICOLOGY 2014/2015
INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PRACTICE 2015/2016 2016/2017
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH COMMUNICATION 2018/2019 2016/2017 2020/2021 2015/2016 2019/2020 2014/2015
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH 2011/2012 2012/2013 2008/2009 2010/2011 2009/2010 2013/2014
MEDICAL CONDITION 2 : ENDOCRINE, RENAL AND O&G 2017/2018 2019/2020 2018/2019 2016/2017
MEDICAL CONDITIONS 1 : CARDIORESPIRATORY & CARDIOVASCULAR 2017/2018 2018/2019
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH 2018/2019 2014/2015 2013/2014 2015/2016
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY 2015/2016
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH LEGISLATION MGMT 2014/2015
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH LEGISLATION AND MANAGEMENT 2014/2015
ORTHOPAEDIC & TRAUMATOLOGY 2019/2020 2017/2018 2018/2019
PROFESSIONAL ISSUES 2014/2015
QUALITY LABORATORY MANAGEMENT 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2016/2017 2013/2014 2014/2015
RESEARCH PROJECT 1 2020/2021
RESEARCH PROJECT 2 2020/2021
SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES 2019/2020 2020/2021
WASTE MANAGEMENT 2014/2015


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2017 KAJIAN PERANAN PERKHIDMATAN KESIHATAN PEKERJAAN DALAM SARINGAN AWAL BAGI PENGENALPASTIAN DAN PENCEGAHAN PENYAKIT PEKERJAAN DI INDUSTRI KECIL DAN SEDERHANA DI MALAYSIA
2016 - 2020 Improvement of Basic Occupational Health Service (BOHS) for Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)in Malaysia
2015 - 2019 FPGA Prototyping of Electronic Hearing Protection Device (e-HPD) with selective Noise Attenuation for Industrial Workers
2015 - 2016 (Disaster Relief and Preparedness) Community Experiences on Prevention, Preparedness and Recovery of the Flood Disaster in Cultural and Local Wisdom Context: Lesson Learnt from All Levels of a Household
2014 - 2017 Paraoxonase-1 (PON-1) and Hepatotoxicity: Bridging the Gap in the Mechanism of Atherosclerosis in Chronic Organic Arsenic Exposure
2014 - 2018 Development of In-Vitro Oxidative Potential Assessment Model for Indoor and Outdoor Airborne Particulate Matter (PM) within an Industrial Area
2012 - 2015 Numerical Model and Simulation of Thermal Characteristics in Hospitals and Its Impact to the Mould Growth, Concentration and Distribution
2011 - 2011 The impact of mandibular complete denture on muscles of mastication
2011 - 2015 Exploration on a New Ear Protective Device with Selective Noise Attenuation
2011 - 2015 RU 2011 -Pulse Wave Analysis: A Population Based Study.
2011 - 2014 RU 2011 - The Study of Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) Activity and Augmentation Index among General Population
2010 - 2013 PON1 Activity Level, Oxidized-LDL and Pulse Wave Velocity Among Organophosphate Pesticides Exposed Male workers
2010 - 2010 Medical Surveillance bagi petugas-petugas Kilang Sawit Tersang di Klinik UIA
2010 - 2013 Effects of Chronic organophoshate exposure on the Development of Atherosclerosis in Experimental Animals
2007 - 2011 HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitute and risk behaviours in a fisherman's community of East Cost, Malaysia
On-Going
2020 - Present ERGONOMIC ASSESSMENT OF MORTURY WORKERS, KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE, IIUM
2020 - Present Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSD) and Ergonomic Risk Factors Screening
2020 - Present Health Impact Assessment of Iron Ore Mining Operation at Bukit Besi, Mukim Jerangau, District of Dungun, Terengganu Darul Iman
2020 - Present Health Impact Assessment of Manganese Ore Mining Operation at Aring 6, Mukim Relai, District of Gua Musang Kelantan
2019 - Present KAJIAN PEMBANGUNAN ALAT BANTU / GARIS PANDUAN UNTUK PENILAIAN RISIKO KESIHATAN PEKERJAAN BAGI DOKTOR KESIHATAN PEKERJAAN
2019 - Present Profiling of Antibacterial Resistance Pathogens Isolated from the Lift Buttons of Two Hospitals in Malaysia
2016 - Present Development of an Aviation-based Teamwork and Communication Training Programme to Improve Patient Safety in Malaysian Hospitals
2015 - Present Nypa Fruiticans: Regulation of Oxidative Markers and Metabolic Status in Reducing Blood Pressure and DNA Adducts among Workers Exposed to Pesticides
2011 - Present The Association of Plasma Cholinenesterase Level, Lipid Profile and Augmentation Index Among Organophosphate Pesticides Exposed Male Workers
2011 - Present RU 2011 - Baseline Assessment of Selected Reproductive Health Issues of Malaysian University Youths using web-based Questionnaires (2012)
2008 - Present Perception of the Final Year Medical Students Towards the Islamic Input Medical Program of Kulliyyah of Medicine, IIUM


Award & Recognition


26 Jun, 2010 Best Paper Award ?Oxidized- Low Density Lipoprotein Level Among Organophosphates (OPs) Pesticide Exposed Workers? - 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Pathologists, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia National


Publications


Article

2021 Challenges of implementing occupational health services (OHS) in Malaysia -perspective of occupational health doctors. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 29 (2) pp. 993-1010
2021 Determination of Antioxidant Compounds, Proximate Compositions and Assessment of Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Nypa Fruticans Wurmb. Sap. Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology, 29 (3) pp. 2061-2071
2020 Qualitative content analysis of sharps management practices in Hce’s in Malaysia: employee factor. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology (IJAST), 29 (9s) pp. 1798-1806
2019 A review of challenges facing clinical water management in the Malaysian context. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 8 (1C2) pp. 308-313
2019 Community experiences on prevention, preparedness and recovery of the flood disaster in cultural and local wisdom context. International Journal of Care Scholars, 2 (1) pp. 13-22
2019 Health effects of Hevea brasiliensis wood dust exposure among furniture factory workers. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 18 (3) pp. 1-5
2019 Human resource development for future basic occupational health services in Malaysia. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (4) pp. 939-943
2019 Prevalence of Occupational Diseases among Small and Medium Industry Workers in Malaysia: A Systematic Review. Journal of Clinical and Health Sciences, 4 (2) pp. 4-30
2019 The proposed future infrastructure model for basic occupational health services in Malaysia. Malays J Med Sci, 26 (2) pp. 131-137
2018 A preliminary study for developing operator manual for ruminant abattoirs on prevention of foodborne diseases and halal compliance. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (3) pp. 528-536
2018 An assessment of the sharps management practices in health care establishments in Pahang, Malaysia: organisational factor. Journal of International Pharmaceutical Research, 45 () pp. 257-269
2018 Association of particulate matter (PM) with respiratory symptoms among children in selected primary schools in Pahang. Journal CleanWAS, 1 (2) pp. 11-15
2018 Patient safety culture attitudes among different healthcare professionals in selected general and district hospitals: a preliminary study. Human Factors and Ergonomics Journal, 3 (2) pp. 30-34
2017 CFD investigation of indoor hygrothermal and airflow profile in academic research storage room: effect of lma on thermohygric balance and mould growth. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 12 (10) pp. 3080-3087
2017 CFD investigation of indoor hygrothermal performance in academic research storage room: Measurement and validation. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 12 (10) pp. 3130-3136
2017 Composition and source determination of heavy metals (HM) in particles in selected primary schools in Pahang. ESTEEM Academic Journal, 13 (Special Issue) () pp. 176-184
2017 Occupancy implications on indoor air quality (IAQ) in selected primary school classrooms around Kuantan, Pahang. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, Special Volume 1 () pp. 95-105
2016 Correlation between peer assessment score and final examination mark among IIUM first year Medical students. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 15 (2) pp. 69-71
2016 Organic arsenical exposures stimulates atheroscleorosis through oxidative stress increase and adhesion molecule expression. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 6 (11) pp. 040-051
2015 Atherosclerosis in chronic organic arsenic (monosodium methylarsonate) exposure. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology, 37 (2) pp. 188-188
2015 Pesticides exposure and cardiovascular hemodynamic parameters among male workers involved in mosquito control in East Coast of Malaysia. American Journal of Hypertension, 29 () pp. 1-8
2014 Paraoxonase-1 (PON1): bridging the organophosphate exposure to atherosclerosis. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology, 36 () pp. 76-77
2013 Pesticide handling practices and quantitative sensory testing among foggers in Vector Unit, Kuantan District Health Office. International Medical Journal, 20 (1) pp. 2-5
2013 The correlation between serum leptin and blood pressure after exposure to noise at work. Noise & Health, 15 (67) pp. 375-378
2012 Impact of a training intervention on use of antimicrobials in a teaching hospital - experiences from Malaysia. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6 (9) pp. 141-147
2011 Cardiovascular haemodynamic parameters among male organophosphates pesticides exposed workers. Malaysian Journal of Health Sciences, 7 (3(sup)) pp. 26-26
2011 Pesticides management and chemical handling practices among female workers in several estates in Peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 1 (11sup2) pp. 43-44
2011 Social and HIV/AIDS risk behaviours in a fishing community. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1 (21) pp. 251-257
2011 Social problems and HIV/AIDS risk behaviours in a fishing community . International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1 (21) pp. 251-257
2010 Knowledge and attitude on HIV/AIDS in a fishing community. International Medical Journal, 17 (2) pp. 95-101
2010 Oxidized-low density lipoprotein level among Organophosphates (OPs) pesticide exposed workers. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology, 32 (2) pp. 152-153
2010 Plasma cholinesterase and paraoxonase activities among organophosphate pesticides exposed estate workers. Malaysian Journal of Community Health, 16 (Supp.1) pp. 61-62
2009 Functional disabilities and its associated factors among elderly patients in primary care clinics. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 16 (4) pp. 251-256
2008 A focus group discussion on HIV/AIDS risk behaviour in a fishermen's community of East Coast Malaysia. Journal of Community Health, Supp.1 () pp. 63
2007 Carbon monoxide exposure assessment among toll operators in Klang Valley, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 17 (2) pp. 95-103
2001 Kajian tabiat merokok di kalangan pelajar sekolah menengah daerah Pekan. Buletin Kesihatan Masyarakat, (isu kh) pp. 219-229
Conference or Workshop Item

2017 Electron microscopic changes of the liver following exposure to organic arsenic. In: 2nd International Anatomical and Biomedical Scientific Conference 2017 (IABS),
2017 Examining neurobehavioral effects of pesticide exposure in workers involved in mosquito control in Malaysia: A Preliminary study. In: International Conference on Environmental and Occupational Health,
2016 Experimental investigation of ventilation efficiency in a dentistry surgical room. In: The 4th International Building Control Conference 2016 (IBCC 2016),
2016 Moisture condensation on building envelopes in differential ventilated spaces in the tropics: quantitative assessment of influencing factors. In: The 4th International Building Control Conference 2016 (IBCC 2016),
2015 CFD investigation of indoor hygrothermal performance in academic research storage room: measurement and validation. In: International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics in Research and Industry 2015,
2015 Chronic Monosodium Methylarsonate (MSMA) exposure induces oxidation of Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and early atherosclerosis development. In: International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (iCAST 2015) - ‘Frontiers in Biotechnology’,
2015 Estimating lifetime pesticide exposure and neurobehavioral performance among mosquito control workers in Malaysia. In: International Society of Exposure science 25th Annual Meeting,
2015 Ventilation performance assessment of an educational building in a hot and humid climate. In: International Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Conference 2014,
2014 Influence of indoor microclimate distribution on mould infestation in a university library. In: International Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Conference (InCIEC2014),
2013 Scanning electron microscopic (SEM) study of rats aorta exposed to chlorpyrifos (CPF). In: 22nd Scientific Conference of the Microscopy Society Malaysia,
2013 Study of oxidized low density lipoprotein and augmentation index among population . In: 27th Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP2013),
2013 The relationship of peer assessment and final examination in medicine. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013,
2012 A preliminary report on early Atherosclerostic changes and Paraoxonase(PON1) activity in Organophosphate exposed rats . In: 12th Symposium of Malaysia Society of Applied Biology,
2012 Association between bronchial asthma and pet ownership among children in Kuantan, Malaysia. In: International Conference on One Health and 24th VAM Congress 2012,
2012 Faecal contamination of tap and filtered water in Kuantan, Malaysia. In: International Conference on One Health and 24th VAM Congress 2012,
2012 Oxidized-LDL and augmentation index among male organophosphate pesticides workers. In: Global Risk Forum One Summit 2012-One Health, One Planet, One Future - Risk and Opportunities,
2012 Prevalence of arterial stiffness and dyslipidemia. In: FIMA 2012 Conference,
2012 The association of arterial stiffness measured by augmentation index with dyslipidaemia among adults in Kampung Alor Baru, Kuantan. In: 5th FIMA Conference 2012,
2011 Cardiovascular haemodynamic parameters among male organophosphates pesticides exposed workers. In: 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health,
2011 Chronic Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure and Coronary Artery disease : finding a bridge. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2011,
2011 Health effects of rubber wood dust exposure among workers in a furniture factory. In: Scientific Conference on Occupational Safety & Health (SCI-COSH),
2010 Acdemician's knowledge and perception towards "One Best Answer (OBA)- Type" multiple choice questions implementation in IIUM, Medical Faculty Curriculum. In: 7th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC),
2010 Oxidized- Low Density Lipoprotein level among Organophosphates (OPs) Pesticide Exposed Workers. In: 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Pathologist AMM 2010,
2010 Paraoxonase (PON1) activities and lipid profiles among organophosphates (OPs) pesticide exposed workers. In: 11th Symposium for the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology 2010,
2009 Focus group discussion on HIV/AIDS risk behaviors in a fishermen's community of east coast, Malaysia . In: 12th World Congress on Public Health,
2009 The prevalence of depression among elderly patients attending primary care clinics in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. In: 12th World Congress on Public Health,
2008 Role of Alumniin propagating environmental preservation and health impact issues. In: The Alumni International Conference (AIC 08); Community Development: Challenges and Solution ,
2008 Screening of occupational lung disease in Malaysia. In: 10th Malaysia Thoracic Society Congress 2008,