Dr Badariah Ahmad
Dr. Badariah graduated from Royal College of Surgeons Ireland in 1997. She then completed her MMedSc in Physiology in 2001 and returned to Malaysia in 2003. She was appointed as a lecturer in Department of Physiology, University Malaya prior to joining Monash University in 2006.
She was one of the pioneer staff in Monash University and played a key role in the development and implementation of the MBBS curriculum and the accreditation process from Australian Medical Council (AMC). She is the lead coordinator for Problem-based Learning (PBL) and a resource person for Physiology. Dr. Badariah is also one of the core physicians in the Monash Diabetes and Heart Specialist Clinic in Poliklinik Tanglin, Kuala Lumpur which was established when the school started in 2007.
Apart from playing key educational roles in the school, she is also currently pursuing her PhD (on a part-time basis) and has since been successfully confirmed. She is now in her third year of her candidature. Her PhD research is on the development and implementation of diabetes education. The title of her research is “Malaysian Diabetes and Research in Lifelong Lifestyle Intervention Group” (MY DARLLING) study. Her study will be looking at the impact of education and self-care skills on patient’s diabetes management.
MBBCh. BAO, LRCPS (Ire), MMedSc (RCS Ire)