16 November 2020
Despite a sizable number of deaf people, healthcare professionals are mostly unprepared to understand or serve the needs of these patients due to their lack of training in sign language. This inspired a team of researchers from JCSMHS' HEARD (HEAlthcaRE needs of the Deaf) program to collaborate with the Malaysian Federation of the Deaf (MFD) and MyBIM to develop the Malaysian Sign Language (BIM) video translations of the COVID-19 Screening Questions
2 November 2020
Researchers from Monash University Malaysia have developed sign language translations of Covid-19 screening questions after being inspired by the story of a deaf patient who was infected with the virus.
22 October 2020
To interpret one's convulsions as a definitive sign of paranormal interference, maybe catastrophic - a big mistake. For centuries, ignorance and human inexperience on this occurrence have been a subject of puzzlement and a source of fear.
24 September 2020
A team of researchers from the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences collaborated with the Malaysian Federation of the Deaf (MFD) and the Malaysian Sign Language and Deaf Studies Association (MyBIM) to develop a Malaysian Sign Language/Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia (BIM) translations of the COVID-19 Screening Questions.
22 September 2020
As far as social work is concerned, you don’t need deep pockets to make a positive impact on someone’s life – just a determination to see things through.
That’s the driving force behind JCSMHS Senior Lecturer, Dr Siti Noraida Habibullah’s role as the founder of the Little Steps charity organisation, which runs multiple projects spanning areas such as education, shelter, and healthcare for the less fortunate.
22 September 2020
Professor Dato' Dr Khalid Bin Abdul Kadir was awarded the NutraChampion Award at the NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2020 for his contribution to research and clinical studies, particularly in the area of diabetes, palm oil, and tocotrienol.
20 August 2020
Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences (JCSMHS) year 5 medical student, Chew Siang Siang, has successfully published her SIP project in a Q1, Top 10% journal Cancers. The article entitled "Targeting Gut Microbial Bioﬁlms—A Key to Hinder Colon Carcinogenesis?"
22 July 2020
Wong Ruo Wen was awarded the Year 2 Faculty Prize for her academic performance last year.
24 June 2020
Dr Ken Lee Wan, a Pathology Registrar at Monash Health, VIC, Australia, is part of a team that assists clinicians in diagnosing and monitoring patients’ conditions associated with SARS-CoV-2.
6 June 2020
Dr Muhammad Syaukat and his colleagues work in the primary healthcare setting, which involves educating and screening the public and identifying people at risk of contracting COVID-19.
8 June 2020
Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of metabolic disorders and can increase an individual's risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases. Various lifestyle factors influence metabolic syndrome. JCSMHS Senior Lecturer Dr Amutha Ramadas, along with five other researchers from the University, is hoping to shed more light on this situation.
6 June 2020
Dr Densearn Seo is an aspiring physician in Melbourne with a great passion for public health, digital health, health informatics, innovation, and systems management. He speaks about some of the challenges he faces managing the COVID-19 ward and his pride as a Monash alumnus who has continued to uphold Monash University’s motto and values.
28 May 2020
Dr Chloe Siaw is an alumna of JCSMHS from the class of 2014. She is currently an Advanced Trainee of the Australian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM), working as an Emergency Registrar in Austin Hospital, Melbourne. She shares about some of the main challenges she faces working as an ED doctor amid this pandemic.
20 May 2020
12 May 2020
In response to the pandemic, a psychosocial project called Safe Space Covid-19 Malaysia has been initiated by Dr Rachel Ting Sing Kiat. Safe Space Covid-19, founded in March, allowed affected individuals to have a platform to process their psychological distress.
7 May 2020
Dr Abdullah Muhaimin is an alumnus who is currently serving in Sabah and is one of the gatekeepers of the hospital stationed in the Emergency Department. In his free time, he goes to the Infection Control Unit to help make Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) along with his wife.
1 May 2020
Since the rapid spread of Covid-19, frontliners are pushed to their limits every day. Hear from the Monash frontliners currently posted in the Emergency and Trauma Department of Queen Elizabeth Hospital I, Sabah.
5 February 2020
With the advent of VR and AR, JCSMHS is implementing these assistive technologies and harness their potential to support immersive teaching and learning.
14 January 2020
On 14 January, Dr Daniëlle Verstegen from Maastricht University came to give a talk about her findings with online and blended learning for master-level and post-academic students who are working professionals and live far away.
Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences' (JCSMHS) PhD student Lee Sze Mei was awarded the Leakey Foundation Grant.