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Hafizah Binti Pasi

Academic Qualification

  • DOCTORATE IN MEDICINE (PUBLIC HEALTH) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • MPH - Masters Degree, University Kebangsaan Malaysia
  • - Bachelor Degree, UNIVERSITY SCIENCE MALAYSIA

Hafizah Binti Pasi (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE

Other's position:

Head of Department, Kulliyyah of Medicine


drhafizah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Asst. Prof. Dr Hafizah Pasi started housemanship training at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kota Kinabalu in 2001 after completing her undergraduate study at University Science Malaysia, Kubang Kerian. In 2002, she served Hospital Tawau as a Medical Officer in Emergency, Surgical and Anesthesiology Department. She joined the Public Health division at KK Semporna in 2003 and was later appointed as an Assistant Director (Child Health Unit) at Sabah State Health Department from 2005 to 2007.
In June 2008, she enrolled for the Master of Public Health (MPH) and Doctor in Public Health at the Faculty of Medicine, University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). She spent five years to complete the Master's Program as required and was awarded MPH in 2009 and DrPH in August 2013. She was immediately posted to Pekan to serve Pekan District Health Office as a public health physician.
She developed an interest in teaching after joining the Master's programme at UKM. In Pekan, she started getting involved in Continuous Medical Education for PKD Pekan staff and coordinating the District Health Posting for undergraduate medical students from University of Malaya. In early 2015, she applied for the post of part time lecturer at the Department Of Community Medicine, IIUM and subsequently joined the department as a fulltime lecturer in May 2015. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the department.


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Public Health ~ Epidemiology - EPIDEMIOLOGY


Teaching Responsibilities


COMMUNITY MEDICINE 2016/2017 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2015/2016 2017/2018 2014/2015
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION 2017/2018 2019/2020 2020/2021 2016/2017
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH 2016/2017 2017/2018 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019 2014/2015
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019
STRUCTURE & FUNCTION IN NORMAL & DISEASED STATES & BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE 2020/2021
THE ALIMENTARY AND HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEMS 2018/2019 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
2015 - 2019 Impact of parental perinatal depressive and anxiety symptoms on infant development and health: A cohort study in East- and West-Coast of Malaysia
On-Going
2021 - Present Exploring the Perceived Threat, Stress and Coping Strategies Among Nurses During Covid-19 Pandemic : A Mixed- Method Approach at University's Hospital in A North Coast of Pahang
2021 - Present A Study on Changes in Quality of Life in Elderly End Stage Renal Disease Patients Initiated on Maintenance Dialysis Therapy
2019 - Present Social Behavioral Study: A Multi-Disciplinary Health Intervention Approach to Improving Knowlesi Malaria Health Behavior Among at risk Populations in Peninsular


Publications


Article

2021 Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards COVID-19 among medical students in International Islamic University Malaysia: an online cross-sectional study. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 20 (2) pp. 103-111
2021 One year outcome of structured diabetes mellitus educational Program (SDEP) on the management of diabetes in a primary care clinic. International Journal of Allied Health Science, 5 (1: Special Issue) pp. 2102
2021 Perineal injury and its association with postpartum sexual dysfunction among first delivery women. European Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2 (3) pp. 34-39
2021 The validation of questionnaire on end‑of‑life care knowledge, perceptions, and preferences among end‑stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis. Indian Journal of Palliative Care (IJPC), 27 (1) pp. 99-103
2020 Smartphone addiction and its relationship with psychological health among Clinical Years Medical Students of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuantan. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (2 Supplementary Issue No 2) pp. 10-10
2019 Body Mass Index status and its relationship with mode of delivery, birth weight and early feeding history among children in an urban area of Pahang. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 74 (Supplement 2) pp. 69-69
2019 Depression, anxiety and stress among HIV patients in East Coast Malaysia. International Journal of Current Research, 11 (3) pp. 2167-2170
2019 Impact of maternal antepartum depressive and anxiety symptoms on birth outcomes and mode of delivery: a prospective cohort study in east and west coasts of Malaysia. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 19 (1) pp.
2019 Non-communicable disease risk factors among Orang Asli in Tasik Chini, Pahang. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (Supplement 2) pp. 21-21
2019 Smartphone addiction and its relationship with physiological health among students of a medical school in East Coast Malaysia. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 12 (8) pp. 257-260
2019 The prevalence of high risk of obstructive sleep apnea and its association with sociodemographic factors among adults in Taman Dato' Rashid Salleh, Indera Mahkota, Kuantan. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (Supplement 2) pp. 18-18
2019 The validation of questionnaire on end of life care knowledge, erceptions and preferences among end stage renal disease patients on haemodialysis in Kuantan. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (Supplement 2) pp. 66-66
2018 Perceived risk of developing cancer in a suburban community in Malaysia. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 19 (2) pp. 395-400
2018 Prevalence of depression amongst caregivers of stroke patients attending Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia. International Medical Journal of Malaysia, 17 (Special Issue No 2) pp. 195-200
2018 The relationship between eating habits and stress among undergraduate medical students of IIUM Kuantan. Malaysia Journal of Public Health Medicine, 18 (Supplement 2) pp. 68
2018 Translation and validation of Malay version of the simplified diabetes knowledge test. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (Supplementary Issue No 1) pp. 56-56
2017 Knowledge, attitude and practice on dengue among adult population in Felda Sungai Pancing Timur, Kuantan, Pahang. International Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 16 (2) pp. 3-9
2016 Peer influences and intention to smoke e-cigarette: A cross-sectionaL study among form 4 students of a secondary school in Kuantan,Pahang. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 16 ((Supplement 4)) pp. 120-120
2016 Prevalence, knowledge, perception and factors influencing smoking among primary school students in Melaka smoke-free city. Malaysian Journal of Pubic Health Medicine, Volume 16 (Supplement 4) pp. 131-132
2016 The prevalence of Internet addiction and its related factors among medical students of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuantan Campus. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 16 (Supplement 4) pp. 122-122
2015 Prevalence of health related behaviors among rural community in Malaysia. International Medical Journal, 22 (3) pp. 1-6
2013 Health care seeking behaviour among caregivers of children with pneumonia in a rural area. International Medical Journal, 20 (4) pp. 413-416
2013 Health care seeking behaviour among caregivers of children with pneumonia in a rural area.. International Medical Journal, 20 (4) pp. 413-416
2013 The validation of questionnaire on risk perception of developing five most common non-communicable diseases in Malaysia. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), 1 (2) pp. 29-35
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Can caregivers of under 5 children correctly identify the danger signs of sick children? A preliminary finding of a study among caregivers in Kuantan, Pahang.. In: Third World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation 2021: mental health and well-being in the 4th industrial revolution.,
2021 Introducing the "approach to unwell children under 5" (ATUCU5) manual into the undergraduate medical education.. In: Third World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation 2021: mental health and well-being in the 4th industrial revolution.,
2020 One year outcome of structured diabetes mellitus educational program (SDEP) on the management of diabetes in a primary care clinic. In: Kuantan Research Day 2020: A National Online Event for E-poster Presentation,
2019 Non-communicable disease risk factors among Orang Asli in Tasik Chini, Pahang.. In: Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2019 Pilgrims' health screening profile from a FELDA settlement in Pekan, Pahang. In: Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2019 Smartphone addiction and its relationship with psychological health among Clinical Years Medical Students of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuantan. In: Medical Research Symposium 2019,
2018 A cross sectional study on quality of sleep among adult population in an urban area of Pahang. In: Medical Research Symposium 2018,
2018 Food safety at home: knowledge and practices among adults in suburban community in Malaysia. In: International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and International Society of Exposure Science - Asia Chapter Conference 2018 (ISEE/ES-AC 2018),
2018 Translation and validation of Malay version of the simplified diabetic knowledge test. In: Medical Research Symposium 2018,
2017 Diabetic nephropathy and its related factors in FELDA Chini, Pahang. In: Pahang Research Day 2017,
2017 Factors associated with participation status in cardiac rehabilitation: A single centre experience. In: National Health Professionals Undergraduate Research Conference 2017,
2017 Knowledge, attitude and behaviour towards dietary salt intake among adults’ residents of sub-urban setting in Kuantan. In: 20th Family Medicine Scientific Conference,
2017 Non-communicable disease risk factors among FELDA's second generation in Chini, Pahang. In: 20th Family Medicine Scientific Conference,
2017 Non-communicable disease risk factors among FELDA’s second generation in Chini, Pahang.. In: 20th Malaysian Family Medicine Scientific Conference,
2017 Prevalence of depression and anxiety and stress among HIV patients in Kuantan. In: 1st International Community Health Conference (ICHC 2017),
2017 Radiological findings of pulmonary tuberculosis in patients with and without HIV infections. In: Medical Reserach Symposium,
2017 Traumatic brain injury pattern on CT scan: a comparison of motorcyclist versus passenger vehicle patients involved in road traffic accidents. In: Medical Research Symposium 2017,
2016 A study on depression among caregivers of stroke patients. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation: Focus on Medical and Healthcare Science (2WCII 2016),
2016 Internet usage from Islamic perspective: a preliminary survey with first year medical students, Kuantan Campus, Pahang 2015. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration Islamicisation: Focus On Medical & Health Care Sciences 2016 (2WCII-2016),
2016 Knowledge, attitude and practice on hand hygiene among clinical year medical students in Islamic institution. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration Islamicisation: Focus On Medical & Health Care Sciences 2016 (2WCII-2016),
2016 Prevalence of smartphone addiction and its related factors among pre-clinical students at IIUM Kuantan Campus 2016. In: 2nd Sabah Regional Public Health Conference & 11th Sabah Public Health Colloqium :Innovation & Transformation: Regional Public Health Of the Future,
2016 Smoking dependency behaviour towards conventional & e-cigarette among selected government instituition in Indera Mahkota, Kuantan 2016. In: 2nd Sabah Regional Public Health Conference & 11th Sabah Public Health Colloqium :Innovation & Transformation: Regional Public Health Of the Future,
2016 The efficacy of modified Viennese manual perineal protection (VMPP) versus conventional technique in perineal protection at second stage of labour: A randomize case control study. In: 12th Asia Pasific Congress in Maternal Fetal Medicine 2016,
2015 Prevalence of risk for eating disorder amongst International Islamic University Malaysia medical students and its associated factors. In: Medical Research Symposium 2015,
Book

2017 Modified Viennese (VMPP) technique for perineal protection during labour. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-729-3