Associate Professor Dr Kamarul Imran Musa (Medical Epidemiologist and Biostatistician)

 

PERSONAL INFO

NAME :

Kamarul Imran Musa

POSITION :
  • Associate Professor (Statistics and Epidemiology), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Coordinator for Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) programme, USM
  • Associate Lecturer at Monash University Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL 
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
 
  • Senior Medical Lecturer DU56
  • Public Health Medicine Specialist (National Specialist Registry: 135728)
  • Registered Medical Doctor (Malaysia Medical Council: 34450) 
  • Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (FACE)
TEL. NO. :

09 - 767 6622 / 6621 / 6633

FAX. NO. :

09 - 767 6654

EMAIL :

drkamarul[AT]usm.my 

PERSONAL BLOG :  http://myanalytics.com.my
SCOPUS ID :

57194536466

RESEARCHER ID :

N-3198-2015

ORCID ID :

ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-3708-0628

Kamarul Imran Musa2
 
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  1. MD (USM) : 1997
  2. Master of Community Medicine (Epidemiology and Biostatistics, USM) : 2005
  3. PhD (Statistics and Epidemiology, Lancaster University) : 2017 (Supervisors: Dr Thomas Keegan, Distinguished Professor Peter Diggle)
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FIELD(S) OF SPECIALIZATION
  1. Epidemiological Modelling - communicable and non-communicable disease modelling, spatial epidemiology, quantitative epidemiology
  2. Statistical Modelling - generalized linear models, mixed models, survival analysis, longitudinal data analysis, clinical trials,
  3. Statistical Computing:
  4. Data analytics 
  5. Medical and Public Health Epidemiology
 
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS AND MODELLING

 

My GitHub pages are here https://github.com/drkamarul. You will find the R codes for my classes and my projects. There are also repo that I have forked. I am big fan of tidyverse principles. The tidyverse is an opinionated collection of R packages designed for data science. All packages share an underlying design philosophy, grammar, and data structures. 

githubkim

 
  
ACADEMIC TEACHINGS AND WORKSHOPS

I teach at the School of Medical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia (USM) and Monash University Malaysia. 

Doctor of Public Health Programme, USM

  1. Multivariable Analysis (3 credits) - course lead and lecturer
  2. Advanced Numerical Data Analysis (2 credits) - course lead and lecturer
  3. Advanced Categorical Data Analysis (2 credits) - course lead and lecturer
  4. Principles of epidemiology - lecturer

Msc (Medical Statistics), USM:

  • Advanced Statistics - lecturer

Master of International Business, Monash University Malaysia

  • Data Analytics in Business (ETM 5950) - lecturer

Subjects that I teach include:

  • Bias and confounding
  • Interaction and effect modification
  • Regression (General and generalized linear and mixed linear models) 
  • Longitudinal and multilevel models
  • Data wrangling
  • Data visualization
  • Reproducible report (R markdown)
  • Predictive analytics (Supervised and unsupervised learnings)
 
  
CURRENT RESEARCH AREAS/TOPICS
  1. Quantitative epidemiological modelling of NCD (Stroke, Diabetes) and CD. 
  2. Applied statistics in public health, epidemiology, and medicine
  3. Medical epidemiology
  4. Machine learning in medicine and health
 
PROSPECTIVE MASTERS AND DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) STUDENTS

I would be delighted to supervise talented and dedicated Masters and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) students in the interface of epidemiology, biostatistics, machine learning, and clinical medicine. If you are interested, write me an email to express your interest and attach one page of your proposal in MS Word document. 

Submit your application to our post-graduate office at this link http://onlineips.usm.my/admission/ . 

During the process, look for the School of Medical Sciences, and R09 Degree Doctor of Philosophy (Health Campus), Field MED03 Community Medicine.  Do not forget to click my name. If you need more information about the USM post-graduate programme (the semester, the fees etc), click this brochure  http://www.admissions.usm.my/images/pdf/Brochure_PG_International.pdf

 
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION (CURRENT AND PAST)
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)
 
    1. Dr Mohd Hanief Bin Ahmad (2018): The Positive Smoker Identity Questionnaire (PSmoQi) Soalan Kaji Selidik Identiti Perokok Positif (PSmoQi)
    2. Dr Mohd Azimullah Bin Abdullah @Zakaria (2018): Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy using the Key-Informants Method
    3. Dr Chen Xin Wee (2019):Trends of Stroke Outcomes and Prognostic Factors for Stroke Recurrence
Master of Public Health (MPH)
  1. Dr Wira Alfatah Ab Ayah @ Ab Aziz [Typhoid in Kelantan From 2012 Until 2015: Incidence rates, clusters, and relationship with flood area and coverage of treated water] 
  2. Dr Mohamad Azfar Zainuddin
  3. Dr Safiya Amaran
  4. Dr Chen Xin Wee [Predictive modelling of visual acuity upon diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus]
Master of Community Medicine
  1. Dr Helmy Hazmi (2010)
Msc (Medical Statistics) 
  1. Balkish Mahadir Naidu : Factors associated with hypertension stages among Malaysian adults: A secondary data analysis of the National Health and Morbidity Survey 2015 
 
LINK TO MY RESEARCH PROFILES
  1. SCOPUS : https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57194536466
  2. ResearcherId: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/N-3198-2015
  3. Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=XVf2_QcAAAAJ&hl=en
  4. ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3708-0628
GRANTS (AS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR)

  

1. A scalable solution for supporting informal stroke caregivers in Malaysia: systematic development and feasibility study (2019-2021) (PI for Malaysia)

 

Newton Fund

 

Mal: RM499,000.00

UK:RM1,500,000.00 

2. Elucidating the performance and effect of digital mammograms and clinical data on machine learning models to detect breast cancer (2019-2022)

FRGS

 

RM139,000.00

 

3. The Omega -3 And Omega-3 Index Blood Levels And Their Association With Demographics, Clinical Characteristics,  Fasting Blood Sugar And Lipid Profiles Among Health Staffs  Population [RUI (Individual)] completed Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)  RM82,775.00 

4. The Validation Of The Audit Of Dependent Diabetes Quality Of Life (ADDQOL) Questionaire, Malay Version  USM [Short Term Grant] completed

 

USM (304/PPSP/6131293)

 

 RM12,685.00

 

 

5. A Comparison of Audit of Diabetes Dependent Quality of Life (ADDQOL) Scores between Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Who Are on Combined Treatment of Insulin and Oral Hypoglycemic Agents Versus Those Who Are on Oral Hypoglycemic Agents Only    Insentif. Completed

 USM

 

RM5,000 

 

 

 
 
PUBLICATIONS
  • Click here for my latest SCOPUS indexed publications 
  • Click here for my latest ISI indexed publications 
  • Click here for my latest Google Scholar indexed publications 

List of publications:

 

  1. Mahadir Naidu, B., M.F. Mohd Yusoff, S. Abdullah, K.I. Musa, N.M. Yaacob, M.S. Mohamad, N. Sahril, and T. Aris, Factors associated with the severity of hypertension among Malaysian adults. PLOS ONE, 2019. 14(1): p. e0207472.DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207472.
  2. Injury, G.B.D.T.B. and C. Spinal Cord Injury, Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurol, 2019. 18(1): p. 56-87.DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30415-0.
  3. Collaborators, G.B.D.N., Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurol, 2019. 18(5): p. 459-480.DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30499-X.
  4. Chen, X.W., M.N. Shafei, Z.A. Aziz, N.N. Sidek, and K.I. Musa, Trends in stroke outcomes at hospital discharge in first-ever stroke patients: Observations from the Malaysia National Stroke Registry (2009-2017). J Neurol Sci, 2019.DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2019.04.015.
  5. Chen, X.W., M.N. Shafei, J.M. Abdullah, and K.I. Musa, Reliability of Telephone Interview for Assessment of Long-Term Stroke Outcomes: Evidence from Interrater Analysis. Neuroepidemiology, 2019. 52(3-4): p. 214-219.DOI: 10.1159/000497238.
  6. Ahmad, M.H., M.I. Ibrahim, A. Ab Rahman, K.I. Musa, F. Mohd Zin, R. Mohd Zain, R. Hasan, N. Hassan, I. Ahmad, and N.S. Idris, Development and Validation of Positive Smoker Identity Questionnaire (PSmoQi): A New Instrument for Smoking Cessation Correlates. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2019. 16(3).DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16030351.
  7. You, X., B.S. Liew, A.K. Rosman, Dcsn, K.I. Musa, and Z. Idris, The estimated cost of surgically managed isolated traumatic head injury secondary to road traffic accidents. Neurosurgical Focus, 2018. 44(5): p. E7.DOI: 10.3171/2018.1.Focus17796.
  8. Stanaway, J.D., A. Afshin, E. Gakidou, S.S. Lim, D. Abate, K.H. Abate, C. Abbafati, N. Abbasi, H. Abbastabar, F. Abd-Allah, et al., Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet, 2018. 392(10159): p. 1923-1994.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32225-6.
  9. Sani, M.M., N.S.M. Ashari, B. Abdullah, K.K. Wong, K.I. Musa, R. Mohamud, and H.T. Tan, Reduced CD4+ terminally differentiated effector memory T cells in moderate-severe house dust mites sensitized allergic rhinitis patients. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol, 2018.DOI: 10.12932/ap-191217-0220.
  10. Roth, G.A., D. Abate, K.H. Abate, S.M. Abay, C. Abbafati, N. Abbasi, H. Abbastabar, F. Abd-Allah, J. Abdela, A. Abdelalim, et al., Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet, 2018. 392(10159): p. 1736-1788.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32203-7.
  11. Musa, K.I. and T.J. Keegan, The change of Barthel Index scores from the time of discharge until 3-month post-discharge among acute stroke patients in Malaysia: A random intercept model. PLoS One, 2018. 13(12): p. e0208594.DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208594.
  12. Murray, C.J.L., C.S.K.H. Callender, X.R. Kulikoff, V. Srinivasan, D. Abate, K.H. Abate, S.M. Abay, N. Abbasi, H. Abbastabar, J. Abdela, et al., Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet, 2018. 392(10159): p. 1995-2051.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32278-5.
  13. Lozano, R., N. Fullman, D. Abate, S.M. Abay, C. Abbafati, N. Abbasi, H. Abbastabar, F. Abd-Allah, J. Abdela, A. Abdelalim, et al., Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet, 2018. 392(10159): p. 2091-2138.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32281-5.
  14. Kyu, H.H., D. Abate, K.H. Abate, S.M. Abay, C. Abbafati, N. Abbasi, H. Abbastabar, F. Abd-Allah, J. Abdela, A. Abdelalim, et al., Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 359 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet, 2018. 392(10159): p. 1859-1922.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32335-3.
  15. James, S.L., D. Abate, K.H. Abate, S.M. Abay, C. Abbafati, N. Abbasi, H. Abbastabar, F. Abd-Allah, J. Abdela, A. Abdelalim, et al., Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet, 2018. 392(10159): p. 1789-1858.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32279-7.
  16. Griswold, M.G., N. Fullman, C. Hawley, N. Arian, S.R.M. Zimsen, H.D. Tymeson, V. Venkateswaran, A.D. Tapp, M.H. Forouzanfar, J.S. Salama, et al., Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, 2018. 392(10152): p. 1015-1035.DOI: 10.1016/s0140-6736(18)31310-2.
  17. Fullman, N., J. Yearwood, S.M. Abay, C. Abbafati, F. Abd-Allah, J. Abdela, A. Abdelalim, Z. Abebe, T.A. Abebo, V. Aboyans, et al., Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, 2018. 391(10136): p. 2236-2271.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30994-2.
  18. Dicker, D., G. Nguyen, D. Abate, K.H. Abate, S.M. Abay, C. Abbafati, N. Abbasi, H. Abbastabar, F. Abd-Allah, J. Abdela, et al., Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet, 2018. 392(10159): p. 1684-1735.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31891-9.
  19. Collaborators, G.B.D.L.R.o.S., V.L. Feigin, G. Nguyen, K. Cercy, C.O. Johnson, T. Alam, P.G. Parmar, A.A. Abajobir, K.H. Abate, F. Abd-Allah, et al., Global, Regional, and Country-Specific Lifetime Risks of Stroke, 1990 and 2016. N Engl J Med, 2018. 379(25): p. 2429-2437.DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1804492.
  20. Chen, X.W., Z. Ismail, E. Zunaina, and K.I. Musa, PREDICTIVE MODELLING OF VISUAL ACUITY UPON DIABETIC RETINOPATHY IN TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine 2018. 18(2): p. 8.
  21. Abdullah, B., E.H. Lim, H. Mohamad, S. Husain, M.E. Aziz, K. Snidvongs, Y. Wang, and K.I. Musa, Anatomical variations of anterior ethmoidal artery at the ethmoidal roof and anterior skull base in Asians. Surg Radiol Anat, 2018.DOI: 10.1007/s00276-018-2157-3.
  22. Wong, M.W., I.A. Hadi, K.I. Musa, and A. Agarwal, Revisiting Types and Risk Factors for Thyroid Malignancy in a State Endemic of Iodine Deficiency Goiter. World Journal of Endocrine Surgery, 2017. 9(2): p. 51-54.DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1210.
  23. Roth, G.A., C. Johnson, A. Abajobir, F. Abd-Allah, S.F. Abera, G. Abyu, M. Ahmed, B. Aksut, T. Alam, K. Alam, et al., Global, Regional, and National Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases for 10 Causes, 1990 to 2015. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2017. 70(1): p. 1-25.DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.04.052.
  24. Group, G.B.D.N.D.C., Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders during 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet Neurol, 2017. 16(11): p. 877-897.DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30299-5.
  25. Faisham, W.I., A.Z. Mat Saad, L.N. Alsaigh, M.Z. Nor Azman, M. Kamarul Imran, B.M. Biswal, V.M. Bhavaraju, M.S. Salzihan, J. Hasnan, A.M. Ezane, et al., Prognostic factors and survival rate of osteosarcoma: A single-institution study. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol, 2017. 13(2): p. e104-e110.DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12346.
  26. Disease, G.B.D., I. Injury, and C. Prevalence, Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, 2017. 390(10100): p. 1211-1259.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32154-2.
  27. DALYs, G.B.D. and H. Collaborators, Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, 2017. 390(10100): p. 1260-1344.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32130-X.
  28. Collaborators, G.S., Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, 2017. 390(10100): p. 1423-1459.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32336-X.
  29. Collaborators, G.B.D.T., Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet, 2017. 389(10082): p. 1885-1906.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30819-X.
  30. Collaborators, G.B.D.R.F., Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, 2017. 390(10100): p. 1345-1422.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32366-8.
  31. Collaborators, G.B.D.M., Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, 2017. 390(10100): p. 1084-1150.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31833-0.
  32. Collaborators, G.B.D.C.o.D., Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, 2017. 390(10100): p. 1151-1210.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32152-9.
  33. Access, G.B.D.H., c.u.e. Quality Collaborators. Electronic address, G.B.D.H. Access, and C. Quality, Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet, 2017. 390(10091): p. 231-266.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30818-8.
  34. Mortality, G.B.D. and C. Causes of Death, Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet, 2016. 388(10053): p. 1459-1544.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31012-1.
  35. Mat Said, N., K.I. Musa, M.A. Mohamed Daud, and J. Haron, The Combination of Sonography and Physical Examination Improves the Patency and Suitability of Hemodialysis Arteriovenous Fistula in Vascular Access. Malays J Med Sci, 2016. 23(4): p. 26-32.DOI: 10.21315/mjms2016.23.4.4.
  36. Collaborators, G.S., Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet, 2016. 388(10053): p. 1813-1850.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31467-2.
  37. Collaboration, N.C.D.R.F., Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants. Lancet, 2016. 387(10026): p. 1377-1396.DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30054-X.
  38. Baharuddin, K.A., N. Yaacob, M. Kamarul Imran, Z.E.Z. Abidin, and M.I. Zakaria, CLINICAL CHARACTERISTIC AND BLOOD PRESSURE MANAGEMENT IN ACUTE STROKE PATIENTS IN MALAYSIA. The Malaysian Journal of Emergency Medicine (M-JEM), 2016. 1(1).
  39. Arifin, W.N., A. Sarimah, B. Norsa'adah, Y. Najib Majdi, A.H. Siti-Azrin, M. Kamarul Imran, A.A. Aniza, and L. Naing, Reporting Statistical Results in Medical Journals. Malays J Med Sci, 2016. 23(5): p. 1-7.DOI: 10.21315/mjms2016.23.5.1.
  40. Jannoo, Z., B.W. Yap, K.I. Musa, M.A. Lazim, and M.A. Hassali, An audit of diabetes-dependent quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Malaysia. Qual Life Res, 2015. 24(9): p. 2297-302.DOI: 10.1007/s11136-015-0969-8.
  41. Helmy Hazmi, Wan Rosli Wan Ishak, Rohana Abd Jalil, Gan Siew Hua, Noor Fadzlina Hamid, Rosliza Haron, Mohd Nazri Shafei, Mohd Ismail Ibrahim, Wan Mohamad Wan Bebakar, Shaiful Bahri Ismail, et al., Traditional cardiovascular risk-factors among healthcare workers in Kelantan, Malaysia. South East Asia Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 2015. 46(3): p. 7.
  42. Wan Nazaimoon, W.M., S.H. Md Isa, W.B. Wan Mohamad, A.S. Khir, N.A. Kamaruddin, I.M. Kamarul, N. Mustafa, I.S. Ismail, O. Ali, and B.A. Khalid, Prevalence of diabetes in Malaysia and usefulness of HbA1c as a diagnostic criterion. Diabet Med, 2013. 30(7): p. 825-8.DOI: 10.1111/dme.12161.
  43. Rafizah, A.A., B.D. Aziah, Y.N. Azwany, M.K. Imran, A.M. Rusli, S.M. Nazri, A.M. Nikman, I. Nabilah, H.S. Asma, W.M. Zahiruddin, et al., A hospital-based study on seroprevalence of leptospirosis among febrile cases in northeastern Malaysia. Int J Infect Dis, 2013. 17(6): p. e394-7.DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2012.12.012.
  44. Biswal, B.M., S.A. Sulaiman, H.C. Ismail, H. Zakaria, and K.I. Musa, Effect of Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) on the development of chemotherapy-induced fatigue and quality of life in breast cancer patients. Integr Cancer Ther, 2013. 12(4): p. 312-22.DOI: 10.1177/1534735412464551.
  45. Yeow, T.P., A.S. Khir, A.A. Ismail, I.S. Ismail, M. Kamarul Imran, B.A. Khalid, N.A. Kamaruddin, Y.N. Azwany, N. Mustafa, A. Osman, et al., Predictors of ischaemic heart disease in a Malaysian population with the metabolic syndrome. Diabet Med, 2012. 29(11): p. 1378-84.DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2012.03741.x.
  46. Wan Rosli, W.I., A.J. Rohana, H. Rosliza, I. Mohd Ismail, S.H. Gan, H. Helmy, I. Shaiful Bahri, H. Noor Fadzlina, S. Mohd Nazri, W.B. Wan Mohamad, et al., Fat content and EPA and DHA levels of selected marine, freshwaterfish and shellfish species from the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. International Food Research Journal 2012. 19(3): p. 6.
  47. Tambi, M.I., M.K. Imran, and R.R. Henkel, Standardised water-soluble extract of Eurycoma longifolia, Tongkat ali, as testosterone booster for managing men with late-onset hypogonadism? Andrologia, 2012. 44 Suppl 1: p. 226-30.DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0272.2011.01168.x.
  48. Noor Rafizah, A.A., B.D. Aziah, N.Y. Azwany, M. Kamarul Imran, A. Mohamed Rusli, S. Mohd Nazri, I. Nabilah, H. Siti Asma’, W.M. W M Zahiruddin, and I. Zaliha, Leptospirosis in Northeastern Malaysia: Misdiagnosed or Coinfection? International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health
  49. 4(7): p. 8.
  50. Nik Hazlina Nik Hussain, Siti Amrah Sulaiman, Intan Idiana Hassan, Azidah Abdul Kadir, Norhayati Mohd Nor, Shaiful Bahari Ismail, Lili Husniati Yaacob, Rahimah Zakaria, Nazlah Shaniza Shafie, Juhara Haron, et al., Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effects of Tualang Honey and Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT) on Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Hormonal Profiles and Bone Density Among Postmenopausal Women: A Pilot Study. Journal of Food Research, 2012. 1(2): p. 17.
  51. Nik Hazlina, N.H., A.H. Habibah, A.K. Azidah, M. Kamarul Imran, and I. Shaiful Bahari, Prevalence and Associated Factors of Metabolic Syndrome among Menopausal Women in a Tertiary Center, Malaysia. International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health, 2012. 4(6).
  52. Najmi, W., L.H. Tong, M. Nallusamy, and K.I. Musa, Predictors for failure to mature of autogenous arteriovenous fistulae: Alor Setar experience. Med J Malaysia, 2012. 67(2): p. 165-8.
  53. Lee, Y.Y., A.W. Ismail, N. Mustaffa, K.I. Musa, N.A. Majid, K.E. Choo, S. Mahendra Raj, M.H. Derakhshan, H.M. Malaty, and D.Y. Graham, Sociocultural and dietary practices among Malay subjects in the north-eastern region of Peninsular Malaysia: a region of low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection. Helicobacter, 2012. 17(1): p. 54-61.DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-5378.2011.00917.x.
  54. Junaidi Djoharnis, Mohd Nazri Shafei, Kamarul Imran Musa, M. Rusli, Abdullah, and Mohd Ismail Ibrahim Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Functions among Domestic Waste Collectors: An Experience in a Developing Country like Malaysia International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health, 2012. 4(10).
  55. Wan Nazaimoon Wan Mohamud, M. Kamarul Imran, Amir Sharifuddin Md Khir, Aziz al-Safi Ismail, Ikram Shah Ismail, Khalid Abdul Kadir, Nor Azmi Kamaruddin, Nor Azwany Yaacob, Norlaila Mustafa, O. Ali, et al., Prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults in Malaysia: an update. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2011 20(1): p. 7.
  56. Siti Sara, Y., D. Aziah, M. Kamarul Imran, A.R. Azriani, I. Mohd Ismail, S. Mohd Nazri, A.R. Normastura, Y. Azizah, H.V. Rostenberghe, and W.I. Wan Pauzi. Occupational characteristics and prevalence of job dissatisfaction of teachers's of disabled people in Kelantan. in 16th National Conference on Medical and Health Sciences 2011. Kelantan.
  57. Saini, R., T.H. Tang, R.B. Zain, S.C. Cheong, K.I. Musa, D. Saini, A.R. Ismail, M.T. Abraham, W.M. Mustafa, and J. Santhanam, Significant association of high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) but not of p53 polymorphisms with oral squamous cell carcinomas in Malaysia. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol, 2011. 137(2): p. 311-20.DOI: 10.1007/s00432-010-0886-8.
  58. Rahman, A.A., N. Mohamad, M.K. Imran, W.P. Ibrahim, A. Othman, A.A. Aziz, S. Harith, M.I. Ibrahim, N.H. Ariffin, and H. Van Rostenberghe, A Preliminary Study on the Reliability of the Malay Version of PedsQL Family Impact Module among Caregivers of Children with Disabilities in Kelantan, Malaysia. Malays J Med Sci, 2011. 18(4): p. 63-8.
  59. Mustafa, N., N.A. Kamarudin, A.A. Ismail, A.S. Khir, I.S. Ismail, K.I. Musa, K.A. Kadir, N.A. Yaacob, O. Ali, S.H. Isa, et al., Prevalence of abnormal glucose tolerance and risk factors in urban and rural Malaysia. Diabetes Care, 2011. 34(6): p. 1362-4.DOI: 10.2337/dc11-0005.
  60. Mohamud, W.N., A.A. Ismail, A. Sharifuddin, I.S. Ismail, K.I. Musa, K.A. Kadir, N.A. Kamaruddin, N.A. Yaacob, N. Mustafa, O. Ali, et al., Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its risk factors in adult Malaysians: results of a nationwide survey. Diabetes Res Clin Pract, 2011. 91(2): p. 239-45.DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2010.11.025.
  61. Kamarul Imran, M., A.J. Rohana, S.H. Gan, W.I. Wan Rosli, H. Helmy, I. Rosliza, S. Mohd Nazri, I. Mohd Ismail, I. Shaiful Bahari, and W.B. Wan Mohamad Antropometrics characteristics and blood profiles among health staffs of government health centres in Kelantan, Malaysia, in XI Asian Congress of Nutrition 2011. 2011: Singapore.
  62. Kamarul Imran, M. and S. Mohd Nazri, Linear regression, in Statistics Made Easy: Basic statistical methods in medical and health research, N.H. Nik Rosmawati, I. Mohd Ismail, and R. Jalil, Editors. 2011, Dept of Community Medicine, School of Medical Sciences: Kota Bharu, Kelantan.
  63. Kamarul Imran, M. and S. Mohd Nazri, Correlation, in Statistics made easy : Basic statistical steps in medical and health research, N.H. Nik Rosmawati, I. Mohd Ismail, and R. Jalil, Editors. 2011, Dept of Community Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, : Kota Bharu, Kelantan.
  64. Kamarul Imran, M. and I. Mohd Ismail, Sample size determination, in Statistics Made Easy: Basic statistical steps in medical and health research, N.H. Nik Rosmawati, I. Mohd Ismail, and R. Jalil, Editors. 2011, Dept of Community Medicine, School of Medical Sciences: Kota Bharu, Kelantan.
  65. Jamaluddin, S., A.R. Sulaiman, M. Kamarul Imran, H. Juhara, M.A. Ezane, and S. Nordin, Reliability and accuracy of the tape measurement method with a nearest reading of 5 mm in the assessment of leg length discrepancy. Singapore Medical Journal, 2011. 52(9).
  66. Intan Idiana, H., Ahmad Fuad, and M. Kamarul Imran, Stressors and coping strategies among nursing students: a survey in private nursing college in Malaysia. 2011, Saarbrucken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH and Co. KG.
  67. Harun Haron, R., M.K. Imran, and M.S. Haspani, An Observational Study of Blood Glucose Levels during Admission and 24 Hours Post-Operation in a Sample of Patients with Traumatic Injury in a Hospital in Kuala Lumpur. Malays J Med Sci, 2011. 18(4): p. 69-77.
  68. Draman, N., A.K. Azidah , M. Nazri, I. Suhairi, Y. Zurkurnai, S. Mohamed, M. Mohamed, and M. Kamarul Imran, metabolic syndrome among patients undergoing angiogram in a tertiary center east cost of Peninsular Malaysia. International Medical Journal, 2011. 18(1): p. 6.
  69. Azriani, A.R., A. Nor Hashimah, M. Kamarul Imran, Wan Pauzi Wan Ibrahim, I. Mohd Ismail, O. Azizah, A.A. Aniza, Sakinah Harith, A.R. Normastura, and H.V. Rostenberghe. Premliminary study on the reliability of the Malay version of the Quality of Life Inventory (TM) Version 4.0 (PEDSQL) Generic Core Scales among children with disabilities in Kelantan, Malaysia. in 16th National Conference on Medical and Health Sciences. 2011. Kelantan.
  70. Azriani Ab Rahman, Nor Hashimah Ariffin, Kamarul Imran Musa, W. Pauzi, Wan Ibrahim, Mohd Ismail Ibrahim, Azizah Othman, Aniza Abd Aziz, Sakinah Harith, Normastura Abd Rahman, et al., A Preliminary Study on the Reliability of the Malay Version of the Quality of Life Inventory ™ Version 4.0 (PEDSQL) Generic Core Scales among Children with Disabilities in Kelantan, Malaysia: Parent Proxy Report International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health, 2011. 3(8).
  71. Al-Khateeb, A., M.S. Mohamed, K. Imran, S. Ibrahim, B.A. Zilfalill, and Z. Yusof, Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment among Malaysian dyslipidemic patients. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health, 2011. 42(2): p. 388-94.
  72. Al-Khateeb, A., M.S. Mohamed, K. Imran, S. Ibrahim, B.A. Zilfalil, and Z. Yusof, Lipid profile parameters in Malaysian dyslipidemic patients. Kobe J Med Sci, 2011. 57(2): p. E38-48.
  73. Tambi, M.I. and M.K. Imran, Eurycoma longifolia Jack in managing idiopathic male infertility. Asian J Androl, 2010. 12(3): p. 376-80.DOI: 10.1038/aja.2010.7.
  74. Razman, M.R., L. Naing, D. Aziah, and M. Kamarul Imran, Validation of Noise Induced Hearing Loss questionnaire among Malay sawmill workers in Kelantan, Malaysia. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 2010. 9(2): p. 5.
  75. Mustaffa, N., Y. Lee, A. Ismail, A. Rahim, K. Musa, N. Majid, K. Choo, S. Raj, H. Malaty, and D. Graham, Dietary practices of Malay subjects in north-eastern peninsular Malaysia: a region of low Helicobacter pylori prevalence. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2010. 25: p. A28-A28.
  76. Lily Husniati, Y., N.H. Nik Hazlina , S. Siti Amrah , H. Intan Idiana, A.K. Azidah , M. Norhayati, I. Shaiful Bahari, Z. Rahimah , S. Nazlah Shaniza, H. Juhara, et al. The effects of Tualang honey on post-menopausal women. in 2nd International Conference on the Medicianal Use of Honey 2010. Kota Bharu, Malaysia: Journal of Apiproduct and Apimedical Sciences.
  77. Kamarul Imran, M., A.A.A. Ismail, N. Lin, and W.B. Wan Mohamad, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients with Poor Glycemic Control Have Lower Quality Of Life Scores as Measured by the SF-36. Singapore Medical Journal, 2010. 51(2): p. 157-162.
  78. Intan Idiana, H., A.F.A. R, A.R. Rogayah, M. Kamarul Imran, and M.A. Zukri. A study of stressors and coping strategies among first year nursing students in the College of Poly tech MARA, Kota Bharu, Kelantan. in International University Social Responsibility and Exhibition 2010. 2010. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  79. Gopal Kathereson, S., N. Lin, K. Jaalam, M. Kamarul Imran, N.M. Nik Abdullah, N.M. Aiyar, K. Bhojwani, N. Harussani, A.R. A, and I. A, Prospective surveillance of nosocomial device-associated bacteremia in three adult intensive units in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 2010. 27(2): p. 9.
  80. Anis Khausar, G., M. Kamarul Imran, N.N. Naing, and M. Zainal, Prognostic factors in patients with colorectal cancer at Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia. Asian Journal of Surgery, 2010. 33(3): p. 6.
  81. Abdullah, W.Z., S.K. Moufak, Z. Yusof, M.S. Mohamad, and I.M. Kamarul, Shortened activated partial thromboplastin time, a hemostatic marker for hypercoagulable state during acute coronary event. Transl Res, 2010. 155(6): p. 315-9.DOI: 10.1016/j.trsl.2010.02.001.
  82. Shaimaa, K., N.M. Annuar, Y. Zurkurnai, M.H. Tee, M.M. Wathik, M. Kamarul Imran, A. Suhair, and A.W. Zaidah. Detection of Factor V Leiden Gene Mutation Among Patients with Ischaemic Heart Disease in HUSM. in 3rd Regional Conference on Molecular Medicine 2009. 2009. Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.
  83. Shaimaa, K., N.M. Annuar, Y. Zurkurnai, M.H. Tee, M.M. Wathik, M. Kamarul Imran, A. Suhair, B.H. Rosline, and A. Wan Zaidah. Detection of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) Gene among Patients with Ischaemic Heart Disease in HUSM. in 3rd Regional Conference on Molecular Medicine 2009. 2009. Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.
  84. Ruzita, J., O. Zahiruddin, M. Kamarul Imran, and M.A. Muhammad Najib, Validation of the Malay Version of Auditory Verbal Learning Test (MVAVLT) Among Schizophrenia Patients in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia (HUSM), Malaysia. ASEAN Journal of Psychiatry, 2009. 10(1): p. 1-21.
  85. Nujaimin, U., A. Saufi, A.G. Rahman, I. Badrisyah, S. Sani, I. Zamzuri, K.I. M, and A. Jafri, Post Traumatic Cerebral Oedema in Severe Head Injury is Related to Intracranial Pressure and Cerebral Perfusion Pressure but not to Cerebral Compliance. Asian Journal of Surgery, 2009. 32(3): p. 157-162.
  86. Mohd Ismail, T. and M. Kamarul Imran. Efficacy of the 'Malaysian Ginseng', US patented, standardized water soluble extract of Eurycoma longifolia jack in managing idiopathic male infertility. in 9th International Congress of Andrology. 2009. Barcelona, Spain: Medimond.
  87. Katherason, S.G., L. Naing, K. Jaalam, M. Kamarul Imran, N.M. Nik Abdullah, S. Aiyar, K. Bhojwani, N. Harussani, A.A. Rahman, and A. Ismail, Ventilator-associated Nosocomial Pneumonia in Intensive Care Units in Malaysia. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 2009. 3(9): p. 704-710.
  88. Kamarul , A.B., M. Nasir, N.A.R. Nik Hisamuddin, A. Rashidi, M. Kamarul Imran, and E.Z. Zainal. Time is Brain. Are We Ready for Thrombolytic Therapy. in 8th Biennial Convention of the ASEAN Neurological Association & Neurosciences 2009. 2009. Kuala Lumpur.
  89. Habibah , A.H., N.H. Nik Hazlina, S.W. O, M. Kamarul Imran, I. Shaiful Bahri, and A.K. Azidah Prevalence of metabolic Syndrome (MS) among Post Menopausal Women and its Associated Factors at Gynaecology Clinic, Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia (HUSM): A Preliminary Report, in Malaysia Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2009. p. 85.
  90. Gopal Katherason, S., L. Naing, K. Jaalam, K. Imran Musa, N.A. Nik Mohamad, S. Aiyar, K. Bhojani, N. Harussani, A. Abdul Rahman, and A. Ismail, Ventilator-associated nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care units in Malaysia. J Infect Dev Ctries, 2009. 3(9): p. 704-10.
  91. Alarhabi, A.Y., M.S. Mohamed, S. Ibrahim, T.M. Hun, K.I. Musa, and Z. Yusof, Pulse wave velocity as a marker of severity of coronary artery disease. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich), 2009. 11(1): p. 17-21.DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2008.00061.x.
  92. Ruz, R.M., D. Aziah, M. Kamarul Imran, and N. Lin, Knowledge, attitude and practice of sawmill workers towards noise-induced hearing loss in Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, 2008. 15(4): p. 7.
  93. Mohd Nazri, S., M. Kamarul Imran, I. Mohd Ismail, and A. Ahmad Faris, Prevalence of Overweight and Self-reported Chronic Diseases Among Residents in Pulau Kundur, Kelantan, Malaysia. The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 2008. 39(1): p. 162-167.
  94. Marzuki, O.A., A.R. Fauzi, S. Ayoub, and M. Kamarul Imran, Prevalence and risk factors of anti-tuberculosis drug-induced hepatitis in Malaysia. Singapore Med J, 2008. 49(9): p. 688-93.
  95. Abdul Rahman Izaini Ghani, J.T. Kalappurakkal, Zamzuri Idris, Mazira Mohamad Ghazali, Nur-Leem Murshid, and M. Kamarul Imran, Functional outcome at 6 months in surgical treatments of spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral haemorrhage (SICH) Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, 2008. 15(4): p. 8.
  96. Zamzuri , I., G. Rahman Izaini , M. Kamarul Imran, I. Mohd Ismail, A. Mazlan, N.N. Nyi, and J.M. Abdullah, Prognostic Study of Using Different Monitoring Modalities in Treating Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Asian Journal of Surgery, 2007. 3(30): p. 200-208.
  97. Mustafa, N., Z. Yusof, S. Ibrahim, W.Z. Abdullah, and K.I. Musa, A Study on the Effect of Add-On Rosiglitazone on the Ankle-Brachial Pressure Index of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, in Malaysian Society Hypertension Meeting 2007. 2007: Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
  98. Mohd Nazri, S., D. Aziah, I. Mohd Ismail, N. Rusli, A. Edimansyah, and M. Kamarul Imran, Prevalence and Risk Factors in Job-Related Depression Among Automobile Workers in Pahang, Malaysia, in 1st International Conference on Rural Medicine. 2007: The Magellan Sutera Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
  99. Kamarul Imran, M., A.A. Ismail, L. Naing, and W.B. Wan Mohamad, The reliability and validity of the Malay version of the 18-item audit of Diabetes Dependent Quality of Life (the Malay ADDQOL) questionnaire. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health, 2007. 38(2): p. 398-405.
  100. Al-Arhabi, A.Y., M.S. Mohamed, Z. Yusof, S. Ibrahim, T.M. H, and M. Kamarul Imran, The role of pulse wave velocity as a marker of severity of coronary artery disease in male patients in a single center study, in CUHK-Mayo Clinic-China Cardiovascular Summit 2007. 2007: Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong.
  101. Juhara, H., M.B. Latifah, N.H. Nik Hazlina, and M. Kamarul Imran, The Association between Demography, Anthropometry, serum Estrogen and Breast Density in patients Having Mammography in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, in The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2006. p. 56.
  102. Zainal Arifin, O., A.S. M Ismail, I. Fatanah, M. Kamarul Imran, and J. Jesni, The Characteristic of Risk Factors for Metabolic Syndrome Among Respondents with Diabetes Mellitus in Perlis NCD Malaysia, 2005. 4(3): p. 3-7.
  103. Mohd Ismail, I., M. Kamarul Imran, A. Sarimah, and I. Zaliha, Referral of In-Patients From Primary to Tertiary Hospital -Experience in Hospital Besut Terengganu 2004, in Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine. 2005.
  104. Kamarul Imran, M., J. Jesni, O. Zainal Arifin, A.S. M Ismail, and I. Fatanah, The Control Among Patients with Diabetes Mellitus from a Community Based Study in Perlis in Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine. 2005.
  105. Kamarul Imran, M., A.A.-S. Ismail, L. Naing, and W.B. Wan Mohamad, The Assessment of the Quality of Life Questionnaires. Malaysia Journal of Public Health Medicine, 2005. 5(1): p. 51-55.
  106. Kamarul Imran, M., A.A.S. Ismail, L. Naing, and W.B. Wan Mohamad, The Performance of SF-36 as a Health Functional Status Tool in Type 2 Diabetic Patients, in Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine. 2005.
  107. Kamarul Imran, M., A.A.S. Ismail, L. Naing, and W.M. Wan Bebakar, The Validation of the Malay Translated Audit of Diabetes Dependent Quality of Life (ADDQOL): The Preliminary Result, in Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine. 2005.
  108. Nik Hazlina , N.H., H. Intan Idiana, A.R. Rogayah, T.H. Tengku Norbanee, and M. Kamarul Imran, Assessment of Labor Pain by Midwives in Labor Suite Hospital University of Sains Malaysia, Kelantan., in 13th Congress of Federation of Asia and Oceania. 2004: Kuala Lumpur.
  109. Kamarul Imran, M., A.A.S. Ismail, L. Naing, and W.M. Wan Bebakar, SF-36 and The Malay Translated Audit of Diabetes Dependent Quality of Life (ADDQOL) Performances Among Type 2 Diabetes Patients, in Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine. 2004.
  110. Kamarul Imran, M., A.A.A. Ismail, L. Naing, and W.B. W M, The Validation of the Malay Translated Audit of Diabetes Dependent Quality of Life (ADDQOL): The Preliminary Result, in 9th National Conference on Medical Sciences. 2004: Kelantan.
  111. Wan Nudri, W.D., Jr., A. Mohamed Rusli, W. Wan Abdul Manan, M. Mohd Rafi, L. Naing, M. Kamarul Imran, and O. Julia, A study on the nutritional status of physically "active men in kota bharu". Malays J Nutr, 2003. 9(2): p. 95-103.

 

 

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