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Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

National poison Centre offer Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by research in diverse fields of toxicology, environmental health, occupational safety and health, health informatics, drug policy and management and tobacco control. Students will have excellent opportunities to specialise, develop, gain knowledge and research skills in the field of their interest in preparation for a career in either academia, government or private sector. Faculty members are experts in their fields and students will experience unparalleled support and join a community of accomplished professionals as they pursue their postgraduate studies. APPLY NOW

Research Thrust Areas:

  • Toxicology
  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Laboratory Toxicology
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Health Informatics
  • Pharmacoinformatics
  • Informatics for Consumer Health
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Drug Policy and Management
  • Tobacco Control
The following persons have successfully completed their post-graduate studies under full or part supervision by the National Poison Centre.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  1. MOHAMMAD SALEH AHMAD AL-KAF (2017)
    The Effectiveness of Mass Media Education Campaign on the Knowledge, Beliefs, Attitudes and Behaviour Relating to Qat Chewing and Health Risk among Secondary School Students in Aden, Yemen (Pharmacoinformatics).

  2. ALI YOUSIF NORI ( 2015)
    Factors Associated with Medication Non-adherence among Ischemic Heart Disease Patients: Focus on Erectile Dysfunction as a Perceived Adverse Effect of Cardio-protective Therapy (Drug Policy and Management)

  3. SA’ED H. A. ZYOUD (2011)
    Clinical and Toxicological Aspects Associated with Paracetamol Poisoning and Predictors of its Outcomes (Clinical Pharmacy)

  4. ABDULLAH AHMED HSSAN AL-DAHBALI (2010)
    Studying Prescribing Quality of Universiti Sains Malaysia’s Primary Care Providers and Evaluation its Impact on Healthcare Utilisation Using the Andersen’s Model and Propensity Score (Pharmaceutical Care)

  5. AHMED IBRAHIM FATHELRAHMAN EL-HASSAN (2009)
    Evaluating the Impacts of Tobacco Health-Warnings on Smoking-related Knowledge, Perceptions and Behaviour among Adult Smokers and Adolescents in Malaysia (Public Health Pharmacy)

  6. AMIRUL AL-ASHRIF BALAKRISHNAN BIN ABDULLAH (2007)
    Production of a Biodegradable Polymer Poly (4- Hydroxybutyrate) by a local Microorganism (Biochemistry/ Biotechnology)

  7. FAIZAH SAFINA BAKRIN
    Sistem Informasi Berhenti Merokok Berdasarkan Web: Tinjauan Keperluan, Pembangunan, dan Penilaian Sistem (Pharmacoinformatics)

  8. SALMAH BAHARI (2006)
    Assessment of the Management of Public Pharmaceutical Supply System: A Case Study in Three Southern States of Peninsular Malaysia (Drug Management Policy)

  9. NOUR HANAH OTHMAN (2004)
    A Web-based Pharmaceutical Care Information System: Assessment of Needs, Development and it’s Evaluation on Outpatient pharmacy (Pharmacoinformatics)

  10. AKMAL RJAMAN HAKAM (2004)
    Biosynthesis of Biopolymer P (3HB) and P (3HB-co-3HV) from Various Carbon Sources by Erwinia sp. USM1-20 (Biotechnology/Biopolymer)
The followings students are currently pursuing their post-graduate studies under the supervision of the National Poison Centre.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  1. KHAIRULMAZIDAH MOHAMED
    Determination of Dioxins Emission in Burning Peat Soil and the Role of Precursors in Dioxins Formation from Four Identified Hot Spots in Malaysia (Environmental Toxicology)

  2. AIMI NADIRA MAT RUZLIN
    Psychosocial Behavioural Factors and Intention to Quit Smoking Behaviour among E-cigarette Users in Malaysia (Environmental Health)