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.
Introducing Dr. Mohd Azrizan, a seasoned expert in community engagement and stakeholder relations, as well as community empowerment, in addition to his impressive background in medical sciences and higher education sector. 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 began his career in healthcare sector before transitioning into the role of a higher education tutor.
With a deep understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance policies, he has held top positions at INTI International University & Colleges, Penang Campus and the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), Malaysia Campus. He was appointed as the youngest Registrar for MDIS, a testament to his exceptional expertise and unwavering dedication.
Dr. Mohd Azrizan has played a key role in developing administrative and operational policies for universities and colleges, fostering internationalization in higher education activities, and actively engaging with various communities. He is a passionate advocate for community empowerment, working closely with stakeholders to create impactful programs that uplift the less privileged and marginalized populations.
As the Senior Manager, SEACO for the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Monash University Malaysia, Dr. Mohd Azrizan brings a wealth of management experience to his role. He has made significant contributions to the healthcare and higher education sector and is currently pursuing postgraduate studies to further expand his knowledge and expertise. He is an extraordinary leader, dedicated to making a positive impact on communities and the world at large.
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.
Azhar is a Project Leader 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.
Raziq is a Project Leader 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.
Fatin joined 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.
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.
Nurulain graduated from Kolej Uniti Port Dickson with a Diploma in Accounting and currently holds the position of Field Supervisor.
Nurul Syifa Shafirah Omar is a Technical Officer at SEACO since 16th August 2021. She graduated from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) with Bachelor in Information Systems (Hons) and has served the Computer & Information Sciences department, UTP as Graduate Research Assistant before joining SEACO. She is part of the "Implementation of a self-help digital mental health intervention (DMHI) to nurses using a fully automated conversational agent" project.
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.
Izzat Asyraf joined SEACO as a Data Collector. He graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours from University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM). Previously he worked at Instrument Technology (INTECH) Tebrau.
Hanisah joined SEACO as a Data Collector in May 2023. She graduated from Politeknik Merlimau Melaka (PMM) with a Diploma in Marketing in 2018. Previously, she worked as a Admin Assistant in ECO-Shop Sdn Bhd (Jementah).
Rasilah joined SEACO as a Data Collector in October 2021. She graduated from Universiti Utara Malaysia with a Bachelor of Social Work Management with Honours and has certification in industrial training at SOCSO Pulau Pinang.
Nur Ain is an Administrative Assistant Manager at SEACO. She graduated with a Master’s in Science in Office Systems Management from University Technology MARA. Before joining SEACO, she completed her internship at the Segamat District Health Office. In her current position, Ain hopes to expand her knowledge in research and its processes.
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.
Zakirah is an Admin at SEACO. She graduated from University Technology of Malaysia Johor Bahru (UTMJB) for a Bachelor of Management (Marketing). Zakirah previously joined SEACO as an internship student in March 2021. She continued to join SEACO in January 2022.
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.
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 Siti Maisarah Mattap has been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO), Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences (JCSMHS), Monash University Malaysia, since December 2021. Her current interest is examining the incidence of multimorbidity as well as the factors associated with multimorbidity longitudinally among adult SEACO participants. She works under the MUTUAL ('investigating MUltimorbidity ThroUgh cApacity buiLding') study conducted at SEACO.
Before joining MUTUAL and waiting for her PhD confirmation, she worked as a research assistant at the JCSMHS, MUM with the Dementia Prevention and Enhanced Care (DePEC): Health Economics project, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), and then Dementia Toolkit for Carers (DeTOC): A comprehensive toolkit to support carers of people living with dementia in rural communities project, funded by Monash University Malaysia (MUM)-ASEAN Research Grant Scheme. She received her PhD in Medical Studies from the University of Tasmania (UTAS), Australia.
Her PhD research utilized advanced imaging to understand joint pain and function limitations in older adults. Before that, she studied for a Bachelor of Biotechnology and Medical Research (Honours) at UTAS, Australia.
Dr. Syahrul Nellis joined Monash University Malaysia as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow for the Climate change and Health Impact Monitoring through eHealth at SEACO, (CHIMES) project. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Microbiology from Universiti Malaya with his thesis research focusing on Geospatial analysis and climate impact on dengue epidemiology. Prior to joining Monash University Malaysia, Dr. Syahrul gained his research experience by joining academic projects under the Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universiti Malaya, Tropical Infectious Disease Research and Education Centre (TIDREC), Universiti Malaya and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIMOS Berhad. Currently, Dr. Syahrul has more than 19 years of working experience mostly in public health, climate impact, socio-economic, and environmental protection with vast knowledge of the research methods and techniques in quantitative, qualitative & geospatial analysis.