Prof Tin Tin Su joined Monash University Malaysia as a Professor in Public Health and was appointed as Deputy Director of SEACO in August 2018. She is currently a public health physician. She graduated from the Institute of Medicine (I), Yangon (1991), completed her Master’s degree in Community Health and Health Management (2001) and obtained her Doctorate in Medicine from the School of Medicine, Heidelberg University, Germany (2006). She has practical and research experience in Myanmar, Germany, Nepal, Burkina Faso and Malaysia. Her research focus includes health system and policy, social determinants of health, cancer awareness & health literacy, and community health development. Prof Tin Tin Su is currently active with the International Health Literacy Association, and Asia Health Literacy Association, where she was Vice President from 2014 to 2016.
Dr. Mohd Azrizan was born in Johor. He had his early schooling in Johor before pursuing his first degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh). He started his career in the medical field as a medical doctor before venturing into the higher education industry as a tutor. Prior to joining SEACO, Dr. Mohd Azrizan was the Registrar for INTI International University & Colleges, Penang Campus where he managed to restructure the Corporate Governance and Instituional Development Portfolio. He is well versed in MQA and MOHE requirements and compliance policies. Prior to that, Dr. Mohd Azrizan was also appointed as the youngest Registrar for Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) Malaysia Campus, Singapore’s premier and oldest private education institution. He devotes himself to the medical and higher education industry in developing administrative and operational policies for universities and colleges, actively involved in the internationalization of higher education activities, volunteer society, teaching, research, and consultancy. At the moment, he is pursuing his postgraduate studies. Currently, Dr. Mohd Azrizan is the SEACO Platform Manager (Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia) and brings to the new role considerable management experience. He joined SEACO in April 2020.
Nadia is an Assistant Field Manager at SEACO. She graduated from Universiti Teknologi Mara with a Bachelor’s in Art & Design (Hons) Fine Art and was a teacher at the Global Art Company before joining SEACO as a part-time Data Collector. After her experience in data collection, she became a full-time Field Supervisor in February 2013. She was then promoted to Senior Field Coordinator, and eventually, to her current position.
Rafi is a Project Leader at SEACO. Having graduated from Politeknik Kota Kinabalu with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in 2013, he previously worked at Mill IOI Sabah as a Site Supervisor. His experiences have helped him to contribute to the supervision of Data Collectors at SEACO. Rafi joined SEACO in March 2016 as a Field Supervisor and was promoted to his current position in February 2018.
Nurul Shazwani is a Project Leader at SEACO. She holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering (Hons) Materials Engineering from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and is a former MRSM student. While at USM, she was also Captain of the Desasiswa Lembaran Hockey Team. With her knowledge of Statistical Analysis (SPSS), and being a Graduate Research Advisor at USM, her contribution is highly valued.
Azhar is a Field Supervisor at SEACO. He is originally from Muar, Johor and joined SEACO as a Data Collector in April 2017. Upon his graduation from UiTM with a Degree in Science Environmental Technology, he gained some work experience through various temporary jobs.
Fatin SEACO as a Technical Supervisor in April 2019. She graduated from Universiti Teknologi Petronas with a Bachelor's (Hons) in Civil and Environmental Engineering, and worked at Petronas Gas Berhad. She has continually shown great promise at SEACO.
Raziq is a Field Supervisor at SEACO. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Science (Hons) from the University of Science Malaysia and previously worked at Majlis Daerah Segamat. His is a great team mate with excellent communication skills.
Norliyana started working as a Technical Officer in April 2021. She graduated with Bachelor Degree in Business Management (Hons) in Business Economics from Universiti Teknologi MARA(UiTM), Kota Kinabalu, in 2016. Previously she worked with SEACO as a Data Collector for the DePEC project. Norliyana also has experience as a part-time tutor since September 2019.
Syazwana started working as Technical Officer in April 2021. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Malay for International Communication from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2018. Previously she worked with SEACO as a supervisor to provide support for the DePEC project.
Umi is a Field Supervisor at SEACO. She graduated with a Degree in Malay Language and Linguistics from Universiti Putra Malaysia and previously worked at the Department of Statistics for seven years. Hailing from Muar, Johor, she joined SEACO in September 2017.
Fais is a Field Data Collector at SEACO. He obtained his Degree in Design (Animation) from UPSI and has worked at Infinite Motion 3D Animation Studio, Raisar Enterprise and Department of Statistics. He hails from Muar, Johor.
Choi Pek Koon is an Administrative Assistant Manager at SEACO. She graduated with a Degree in Computer Science and worked five years as an Administrative Support in Singapore. Being a Segamat local, she is passionate about her multi-faceted role and the organisation’s aim in contributing to community health. She joined SEACO from its inception in November 2011 and has been involved in the growth of the research platform since.
Sharifah is a Human Resource Admin Executive at SEACO and her role is to provide admin support in the departments of Human Resources and Company Resource Management. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Science Human Development & Management from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Sharifah is a local from Segamat and has previously worked as a Retail Assistant at Popular, Segamat. She joined SEACO as an Admin Officer in August 2015.
Amin is an Admin Officer at SEACO. He graduated with a Diploma in Human Resource Management from the International Islamic University College, Selangor and has previously worked at AVL Industries. Amin is originally from Segamat and joined SEACO as a Data Collector in April 2017, and has since, been promoted to his current role. He aspires to be a HR Manager in the future.
Roshidi is a Statistician at SEACO. His PhD research in ‘Measuring Cancer Awareness’ in Malaysia and his skills to analyse, interpret data and draw conclusions, attracted SEACO’s attention. He also has a Master’s in Medical Science in Public Health (MMedSc) from University Malaya, and a Bachelor’s in Medical Science (BMedSc) from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom. He is experienced in lecturing, tutoring and facilitating biostatistics and epidemiology courses at postgraduate and undergraduate levels.
Noor Liyana is an IT Executive at SEACO. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Information Systems Engineering from University Technology Mara (UiTM), Shah Alam. She previously worked as an Analyst Programmer at Al-Madinah International University.
Norliza is an IT Executive at SEACO. She graduated from University Tun Hussein Onn with a Bachelor’s in Information Technology, majoring in Information Systems. She previously joined Xybase MSC as a Software Engineer in 2012. She has been with SEACO since November 2015.
Ms Ang Chiew Way is a research officer at Southeast Asia Community Observatory (SEACO), Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. Her job scope is to conduct research and write manuscripts on public health issues such as CVD, mental health and hypertension. Currently, she is involved in the project on community engagement. The project aims to design a rapid prototyping relational mental health (RELATE ME) community-based intervention among the semi-rural population.
Ms Ang had completed her Master of Applied Statistics at the University of Malaya. She is now studying Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Malaya, where her research focuses on women's empowerment. Before joining SEACO, she was a research assistant at the University of Malaya, where she was involved in STEM education projects.
Dr June Mabel Joseph is a research fellow at the Southeast Asia Community Observatory (SEACO), Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia. Her current research focuses on designing a culturally-sensitive relational community engagement (RCE) Model for Covid-19- related mental health experiences with users of mental health services and healthcare workers within the SEACO community in Segamat, Johor and refugee communities under the Health Equity Initiative (HEI) in Kuala Lumpur. She is passionate about research interest in maternal and child nutrition (breastfeeding), medical and sociocultural anthropology, migration and humanitarian health, social theories and bio-psychosocial models of health, qualitative research methods, visual ethnography and Catholic spirituality in health and healing.
Dr June Mabel Joseph attained her PhD in Global Public Health and Medical-Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of Queensland, Australia, in 2018. Her doctoral research accessed infant feeding experiences and complexities surrounding suboptimal breastfeeding practices of refugee women from Vietnam and Myanmar in Australia (delving into contexts of forced migration and integration into the western world).
Her immediate postdoctoral role as honorary fellow at the Primary Care Clinical Unit at The University of Queensland coalesced around intersectionality, humanitarianism and breastfeeding health behavior among Southeast Asian refugee women – with specific attention to novel biopsychosocial and gender-based perspectives that are often obscured. She is currently developing a monograph on ‘Motherhood and Breastfeeding in the Industrial, Sexual and Technological Revolution’ and her 5-10 year research plan seeks to explore intergenerational health embodiment post-migration, disaster, war/conflict – with attention to the impact of social mobility and changing contexts on health behaviour, nutrition and health decision-making.
Dr Tan Min Min is a research fellow at Southeast Asia Community Observatory (SEACO), Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. Her current research is to examine the association of religion/spirituality and physical and mental health among older adults in a Segamat. She is also interested in other psycho-social determinants of health and genetic epidemiology, especially the utilization of polygenic risk scores in risk stratification.
Dr Tan Min Min completed her PhD in Public Health from Monash University Malaysia where she examined religion/spirituality and diet among Malaysians. Before joining Monash, she was a postdoctoral research scientist at Cancer Research Malaysia and the University of Nottingham Malaysia. She conducted epidemiological studies to determine breast cancer risk factors among Malaysian women, analysed large dimensional data generated by genotyping arrays of ~16,000 samples from Malaysia and Singapore, and developed breast cancer risk prediction models specifically for Asian population by incorporating genetic data with epidemiological and clinical risk factors.