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Nor Faiza Mohd Tohit

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Public Health (DRPH) - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Doctor of Public Health - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Master of Public Health - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) - Masters Degree, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Doctor of Medicine - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

Nor Faiza Mohd Tohit (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE


faizatohit@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nor Faiza Mohd. Tohit, MD, MPH, DrPH is a Public Health Medicine Specialist, currently holds the post of Asst. Professor in Department of Community Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuantan, Pahang. Prior to serving in IIUM, she served as a medical officer in various government hospitals and in private medical practice. She has worked with a wide array of government and non-government agencies related to public health. Her professional interests focus on the field of Family Health, particularly the adolescents. Her main expertise is in sexual reproductive health education in which she has delivered number of talks and programs to the children, teenagers and parents. She is also actively participate in research and programmes related to Environmental Health. She has co-authored a book on myths in sciences, published peer-reviewed articles and written health related articles for public. She also has extensive experience as a speaker in public health topics to audience of various age groups. She obtained her Doctor of Public Health in 2018 from University Putra Malaysia (UPM), her Master of Public Health (MPH) in 2015 from University Putra Malaysia (UPM), and her Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) in 2006. Driven by the motto “We rise by lifting others”, she is actively involved in various charity works particularly that involves orphanages and single mothers. 


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Public Health ~ Other Public Health n.e.c. - Sexual and reproductive health education
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Public Health ~ Preventive Medicine
  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Public Health ~ Other Public Health n.e.c. - environmental medicine


Professional Membership


  • Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Malaysian Society for Environmental Epidemiology
  • 2016 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Malaysia Medical Association


Teaching Responsibilities


COMMUNITY MEDICINE 2020/2021 2018/2019 2019/2020
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2019/2020 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
No data
On-Going
2020 - Present PEMELIHARAAN DAN PEMULIHARAAN TASIK DI KOMPLEKS YAYASAN PAHANG DAN KAWASAN SEKITAR
2019 - Present THE ASSOCIATION OF GHRELIN AND LEPTIN HORMONE IN POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME WOMEN
2018 - Present Climate Change, Extreme Rainfall and Flooding: Comparison of Waterborne Diseases at Pre, During, and Post Flood in Kuantan from 2004 to 2018.


Publications


Article

2020 Prevalence and predictors of Pediculosis capitis among female primary school children in Kuantan, Pahang. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 18 (Supplementary Issue No 2) pp. 51-51
2019 An overview of scheduled wastes management in Malaysia. Journal of Wastes and Biomass Management (JWBM), 1 (2) pp. 01-04
2019 Effectiveness of school-based health education intervention on knowledge, attitude and practices in pediculosis capitis. International Journal for Studies on Children, Women, Elderly And Disabled, 7 () pp. 23-32
2019 Health care waste management and sustainable development goals in Malaysia. Journal of Wastes and Biomass Management (JWBM), () pp. 18-20
2019 Solid waste: its implication for health and risk of vector borne diseases. Journal of Wastes and Biomass Management, 1 (2) pp. 14-17
2019 The changing incidence of dengue fever in Hulu Langat, Selangor: a 5-year registry-based analysis. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 74 (Supplement 2) pp. 147-147
2019 Urbanisation effect on dengue cases in Hulu Langat, Selangor (2014-2018). Medical Journal of Malaysia, 74 (Supplement 2) pp. 156-156
2018 Development of health education module for the school-based health education intervention to improve the knowledge, attitude and practices on pediculosis capitis. International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS), 5 (5) pp. 273-294
2018 Recurrent infestation with pediculosis capitis among aged 10-11 students in Hulu Langat, Selangor. International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS, 5 (4) pp. 95-108
2017 Prevalence and predictors of pediculosis capitis among primary school children in Hulu Langat, Selangor. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 72 (1) pp. 12-17
2016 Assessing Malaysian disaster preparedness for flood. International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences, 3 (2) pp. 1-15
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Are you ready for sexual intercourse?. In: Family Health Talks,
2019 Factors associated with pediculosis capitis among primary school children in Kuantan, Pahang. In: 5th Medical Research Symposium,
2019 Is there any need for health intervention on pediculosis capitis in public primary schools in Kuantan, Pahang?. In: 5th Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2019 Prevalence and predictors of Pediculosis capitis among female primary school children in Kuantan, Pahang. In: 5th Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2019 Prevalence of Pediculosis and its predictors among urban primary school children in Kuantan, Pahang. In: 5th Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2019 Safe touch and unsafe touch. In: Seminar Pendidikan Seksualiti Kanak-kanak,
2019 Sharing moment : Master in Public Health Talent grooming Programme. In: Talent Grooming Programme,
2019 The changing incidence of dengue fever in Hulu Langat, Selangor: a 5-year registry-based analysis. In: 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Public Health,
2019 Urbanisation effect on dengue cases in Hulu Langat, Selangor (2014-2018). In: the 6th Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health,