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Muhammad 'Adil Bin Zainal Abidin

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Master (Public Health) - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • MScPH - Masters Degree, University of London
  • DLSHTM - Post Graduate Diploma, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • MBBS - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Muhammad 'Adil Bin Zainal Abidin (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Other's position:

Coordinator, Kulliyyah of Medicine

Area of Specialisation

  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Public Health ~ Other Public Health n.e.c.

Teaching Responsibilities

Basic Biostatistics 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
COMMUNITY MEDICINE 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021

Research Projects

2021 - 2022 Childhood Nutrition Intervention among B40 Group and Orang Asli Community in Selangor
2022 - Present Selangor Mental Sihat Programme (SEHAT) 2022
2022 - Present Use of Interleukin-8 as a biomarker of predicting response to immunotherapy in advanced non-small cell lung cancer
2021 - Present The Relationship Between Stress, Fear of Covid-19, and Salivary Immunoglobulin A Level Among Staff Nurse at SASMEC : A Cross Sectional Study
2021 - Present Gaining An Upper Hand : Modelling The Effect of Neuromodulation With rTMS to Promote Upper Limb Motor Recovery in Severe Stroke Patients During Post Acute Stroke Recovery Phase
2021 - Present Polymerase Chain Reaction (Pcr) Versus Blood Culture To Detect Burkholderia Pseudomallei Species In High Risk Patients With Suspected Or Diagnosed With Melioidosis In Pahang
2021 - Present Breast Feeding in During Covid-19 Pandemic : Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Study
2021 - Present Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Versus Blood Culture to Detect Burkholderia Pseudomallei Species in High Risk Patients with Suspected or Diagnosed with Melioidosis in Pahang
2021 - Present Forecasting Covid-19 for Malaysia
2021 - Present IIUM Crisis Action, Research and Education (iCARE)
2021 - Present Medical Pluralism Among Psychiatric Patient in SASMEC : A Mixed Method Study
2020 - Present Training for Community Risk Managers in Kuantan, Pahang



2022 Development and validation of knowledge and intention to breastfeed during pandemic questionnaire using exploratory factor analysis and rasch model. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 22 (2) pp. 16-26
2022 Near-complete whole-genome sequencing of two Burkholderia Pseudomallei strains harbouring novel molecular class d beta-lactamase genes, isolated from Malaysia. Microbiology Resource Announcement, () pp.
2022 Outcomes of patients with EGFR-mutant advanced NSCLC in a developing country in Southeast Asia. Cancer Management and Research, 14 () pp. 1995-2005
2022 Parental stress and coping attitudes in autism spectrum disorder children: a survey during movement control order period amid COVID-19 pandemic. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 18 (1) pp. 129-136
2022 Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy in patients with rheumatic heart disease: a hospital-based retrospective study. Journal of Health and Translational Medicine (JUMMEC), 25 (2) pp. 15-18
2022 The effect of Eurycoma longifolia Jack Tongkat Ali hydrogel on wound contraction and re-epithelialization in In Vivo excisional wound model. Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences, 10 (A) pp. 634-643
2021 Level of self esteem among medical students in International Islamic University Malaysia Kuantan (IIUM) and its association with religiosity. International Journal of Human and Health Sciences (IJHHS), (Supplementary Issue) pp. S27-S27
2021 Level of self-esteem among Muslim medical students and its association with religiosity. The Malaysian Journal of Islamic Sciences, 33 (2) pp. 17-35
2021 Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) and modifiable risk Factors profiling among adults in a selected FELDA settlement in East Coast of Pahang. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 17 (Supp5) pp. 40
2021 Perception of firefighters on risk of exposure to respiratory health hazard: a qualitative analysis in Malaysia. Med & Health, 16 (2) pp. 72-83
2021 Prevalence of glycemic variability and factors associated with the glycemic arrays among end-stage kidney disease patients on chronic hemodialysis. Medicine, 100 (30) pp. 1-13
2020 Forecasting Malaysia COVID-19 Incidence based on Movement Control Order using ARIMA and Expert Modeler. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), Vol. 19 (2) pp. 1-4
2020 Glycemic patterns and factors associated with post-hemodialysis hyperglycemia among end-sStage-renal disease patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (JAFES), 35 (1) pp. 43-51
2020 Systematic review on the effectiveness of using Carbon monoxide measurement in smoking cessation intervention. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (S2) pp. 52
2019 A cluster randomised controlled trial on effectiveness of carbon monoxide measurement feedback among college smoker : a study protocol. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 74 (1) pp. 62-66
2019 Enviromental influence and intention to quit smoking among college students. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 15 (Supplement 4) pp. 77
2019 Intracluster correlation coefficient in a college-based cluster randomised controlled trial. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 74 (S2) pp. 101
2019 Methanol outbreak in the district of Hulu Langat, 2018. Medical Journal of Malaysia (MJM), 74 (5) pp. 413-417
2018 Assessment of factors associated with post-dialysis hyperglycemic spike and glycemic variability in patients undergoing maintenance haemodialysis. Journal of Diabetes Investigation, 9 (S1) pp. 132-132
2018 Doctor shopping behaviour and its predisposing factors amongst dermatology patients. Malaysian Journal of Health Sciences, 16 (2) pp. 71-76
2017 Outcome and predictors for smoking cessation in a Quit Smoking Clinic. International Journal of Public Health Research (IJPHR), 7 (1) pp. 774-782
2016 A study on burden among caregivers of stroke patients. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 15 (Supplement Issue) pp. 79-79
2016 District health management cycle in Malaysia. International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS), 3 (2) pp. 16-30
2016 Health planning in Malaysia: a case study of the National Strategic Plan Ending Aids 2016-2030 (NSPEA). International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS), 3 (3) pp. 32-44
2016 Study on outcome of smoking cessation attempt at quit smoking clinic in a health clinic. International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences, 3 (1 (January/February)) pp. 122-130
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 Digital mental health and covid-19: mental health literacy among general population in Selangor. In: 7th The Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health (APCPH),
2022 Factors influencing outcomes in infants with seizure onset in first year of life: a single centre study. In: the 64th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Child Neurology,
2022 Impact of nutritional intervention on the weight of B40 children in Selangor. In: 13th international symposium of health sciences,
2022 Mental health mobile apps during Covid-19 Pandemic to evaluate stress level in Selangor. In: 13th International Symposium of Health Sciences,
2022 Nutritional intervention and its impact on the height of children among the B40 group in Selangor. In: 7th The Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health (APCPH),
2022 Vaccine effectiveness in reducing incidence of covid-19 infection and death among population in federal territory of Labuan: a retrospective cohort study. In: 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health (APCPH),
2021 Endodontic clinical decision making trend among dental practitioner in Malaysia prior to crown fabrication. In: 10th Dental Students Scientific Conference,
2020 Coronavirus. In: Coronavirus Awareness Talk,
2020 Level of self esteem among medical students in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and its association with religiosity. In: Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia Imam Symposium 2020,
2019 Biomechanical analysis of crossed pinning construct in supracondylar fracture of humerus in children: does point of crossing matters?. In: 49th Malaysia Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting/ Annual General Meeting,
2019 Environmental influence and intention to quit smoking among college students. In: International Family Health Conference 2019 (i-Fah 2019),
2019 Preliminary effects of carbon monoxide feedback module (COQUIT) on motivation to quit among college students in Selangor. In: APACPH-KL Early Career Global Public Health Conference,
2018 Stages of transtheoretical model among college smoker in Selangor. In: 50th APACPH Conference : Asia Pacific Academic Consortium of Public Health Conference,

2021 Fiqh Muamalah in medicine: a course aid (e-book). Shahar & Tahir Publisher, ISBN: