June 26, 2018 Lokman Hakim, Sulaiman

Designation/Title: Prof Datuk Dr, Pro Vice Chancellor, Research; Director, Institute for Research, Development and Innovation (IRDI); Professor of Public Health
Department: IRDI
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MD Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 1986 
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology (DAP&E) SEAMEO-TROPMED/ Institute for Medical
Research (IMR)
Master in Public Health National University of Singapore 1990
PhD in Medical Parasitology Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 2002
Good Clinical Practice University of Verona & Instituto Di Researche Farmacologiche eMario Negri, Milan, Italy 1996 


Research interests:

  • - Epidemiology, disease burden and Infectious disease transmission dynamics
  • - Environmental health

Research Projects/Grants (recent 5 years)

  • Early warning and response system (EWARS) for dengue outbreak; 2012 -2016; WHO/TDR-EU.
  • Jom Mama trial: pre-pregnancy intervention to reduce risk of diabetes and prediabetes, 2014-2018; MOH-Novo Nordisk.
  • Carriage rate of upper respiratory tract pathobionts and their association with host metabolomics profiles and gut microbial composition in diabetic patients; 2019 – 2020; MOE

Professional Affiliations

  • College of Public Health Medicine of the Academy - President, 2012 - 2017
  • Academy of Medicine Malaysia - Fellow, since 2012
  • Academy of Science Malaysia - Fellow, since 2015
  • Ministry of Health Malaysia - Deputy Director General of Health (Public Health), 2011 - 2017
  • Ministry of Health Malaysia - Chair, Technical Working Group on Tobacco Demand Reduction, since 2019

International (Recent 5 years)

  • Academy of Medicine of Singapore - Fellow, since 2016
  • Expert Advisory Group on Environmental Health, WHO Regional Director of Western Pacific Office (WPRO), 2016 - Member
  • Malaria Advisory Committee WHO Geneva, 2015 - Member
  • Scientific Ad-Hoc Committee for WHO Tropical Disease Research (TDR) Program, 2016 - Member
  • WHO Expert Consultation on Plasmodium knowlesi Malaria to Guide Malaria Elimination Strategy, Regional Office for the Western Pacific, World Health Organization - Chair
  • WHO Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) Framework Advisory Group, 2017-2020 - Member
  • Indian Council for Medical Research – FIND Research Project on Antimicrobial Drug Resistance Evaluation Panel, 2019 - 2020 - Member
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