Research Projects & Activities

Research Projects approved by the IRB (2010 – July 2011)

Principle Investigator

Project Title


Assoc Prof Dr Ahmad Bin Mahmud Self-medication study among MAHSA university college staffs (administration & healthcare professionals) and students Pharmacy
Wan Zaleha Wan Chik Professional & institutional identities and acculturative stress in nursing students Nursing
Jaya D/O C. Rajamanickam Professional development needs of nurse educators in selected private nursing colleges in Kuala Lumpur Education(University Malaya)
Dr Selvaruby S. Selvadurai Exploring the perceptions of dental students at MAHSA University College on the role of dental surgeons in Smoking cessation Dentistry
Dr Bangar Raju Bacterial biofilms: Exploring the emerging link in pathogenesis and therapeutic implications Allied Health Sciences
Nurlina Abdullah Self-perceived oral health knowledge, attitude and practice among the first year medical and nursing students of MAHSA University College Dentistry
Prof Dr Ahmed Hussein Rahoma Effect of booster BCG vaccine on occurrence of carbuncles amongst diabetics Medicine
Prof Dr Ahmed Hussein Rahoma Detection of immune complexes in excised carbuncle tissue Medicine
Vijaya Lechimi Raj Methacholine challenge test to determine bronchial hyperresponsiveness in subjects with chronic cough Medicine
Indra Many Kandiah Students and clinical preceptors perception of the clinical module Allied Health Sciences
Dr Heethal Jaiprakash A comparative study on the prevalence of stress and their coping strategies among health care students in an upcoming Malaysian university college Medicine
KV Arumugam A survey on satisfactory level of patients in an outpatient Physiotherapy Department Allied Health Sciences
Muraleedharan Nair Sreejith An evaluation of rubella immunization status among unmarried female students in MAHSA University College Allied Health Sciences
Dr Soon Siew Choo A study on learning styles of medical students as determinant of academic performance: relation to personality and emotional quotient Medicine


Research Promotion Activities at MAHSA, 2011

  1. Research methodology workshop, February 2011, conducted by Professor Lye Munn Sann of Universiti Putra Malaysia
  2. Review of the proceedings of the National Conference of Clinical Research, 27 June 2011 by Prof Dr Ahmed Hussein Rahoma, Dr Natesan Gopal and Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad Abul Bashar