• +605 249 0500
  • enquiries@qiup.edu.my

Assoc. Prof. Dr Sandheep Sugathan

Associate Professor in Community Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine

Qualifications:

  • MD, Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, 2004
  • DPH, Public Health, Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, 2003
  • FAIMER Fellowship, Medical Education Leadership, PSG FAIMER Regional Institute, 2017
  • MBBS, Medicine and Surgery, Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, 1998

Teaching & Research Experience:

19 years of teaching experience

  • Quest International University Perak, Malaysia   Associate Professor in Community Medicine, Training undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical students / Coordinator of Pre clinical and Clinical research module / Coordinator of Public Health module / Supervisor of a PhD student, From 13th May 2019 till present

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine Perak (UniKL RCMP), Ipoh, Malaysia , Senior lecturer in Public Health , Senior Lecturer in Public Health / Module Coordinator of Principles of Biostatistics module Master of Science Public Health / Module Coordinator of Non Communicable disease module Master of Science Public Health / Module coordinator for Community Attachment Scheme and Medicine and Society Module Year 2 MBBS / Module coordinator of Student Research Project Module Year 4 MBBS / Module coordinator of Biostatistics module for Foundations in Medical Sciences program, From 1st March 2012 – till 30th April 2019

  • Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India Assistant Professor in Community Medicine, Assistant Professor in Community Medicine / Epidemiologist / Administrative Medical officer of Rural Health Centre, Ullal, From March 2011 to January 2012.
  • Misurata University, Misurata, Libya, Senior Lecturer in Family and Community Medicine, Senior, Lecturer in Family and Community Medicine / Coordinator of Medical Research, From 2007 to 2011
  • Government Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala, India, Senior Lecturer in Community Medicine, Senior Lecturer in Community Medicine, From 2007 June to 2007 September
  • PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, India, Assistant Professor in Community Medicine, Assistant Professor in Community Medicine / Trainer under National AIDS Control Program, India, From 2006 to 2007
  • Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kochi, India, Clinical Assistant Professor in Community Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor in Community Medicine and Administrative Medical Officer in Amrita Urban Health Centre, Kochi, India, From 2004 to 2006
  • Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum, India – Tutor in Community Medicine and Resident in Community Medicine – Worked as State level Monitoring officer for 2 districts under Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization Program / Research officer for Tuberculosis under State TB and Leprosy Society / Worked in qualitative research for Evaluation of Vitamin A and Iron and Folate Supplementation Program / Trained undergraduate students in Problem Solving for Better Health Program, From 2001 – 2004

Major Research Interests:

  1. Epidemiology / Medical Education / Geriatric population / Non Communicable Diseases

Administrative Appoinments:

  1. Coordinator of Public Health module / Member of Joint Research and Ethical Committee, QIUP / Coordinator of Pre clinical and Clinical Research module
Selected Publications
  1. Perceptions of Malaysian medical students from different academic years on primary care – A Qualitative research; Family Medicine and Community Health Journal 2020; 8:e000188. Doi:10.1136/fmch-2019-000188
  2. Impact of external oblique muscle training on Ultrasonography and spirometry patterns among elderly population; Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal, Vol 12 (4), 1749 – 1754; 2019
  3. Visualizing Hyperactivation in Neurodegeneration Based on Prefrontal Oxygenation: A Comparative Study of Mild Alzheimer’s Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Healthy Controls; Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience 9 (287) 2017
  4. Maternal and child health services utilization in married women of age 15-45 years; Journal of Communicable Diseases 38 (1), 102; 2006
  5. Review on the comparison of effectiveness between denosumab and bisphosphonates in post-menopausal osteoporosis; Osteoporosis and sarcopenia 2 (2), 77-81; 2016
  6. Reported Prevalence And Risk Factors Of Chronic Non Communicable Diseases Among Inmates Of Old-Age Homes In Ipoh, Malaysia; International Journal of Preventive and Therapeutic Medicine; Volume 2 (4); 2014
  7. Stress Perceived by houseman in a hospital in northern Malaysia; Medical Journal Malaysia 71; 2016
 
Scroll to Top