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IMU Associate Dean making waves in the media

02 Jul 2014

The IMU is home to many well – known researchers and scholars who work to create meaningful learning experiences for our students. In addition to classroom teaching, these members of the faculty, conduct research, publish in international journals and speak at conferences and seminars throughout the world. Our faculty members have been invited, interviewed and quoted by radio stations, newspapers and magazines to provide expert opinions on issues affecting the general population at large. Among them is IMU  School of Medicine Clinical School Associate Dean, A/Prof Dr Philip George. Recently,  A/Prof Dr Philip George was interviewed by a Malaysian radio station on the topic of Understanding Depression. Click here to listen to the podcast. Besides this, he has also been interviewed by reporters of leading Malaysian newspapers on the following: – Delusions of grandeur in NST on June 17 – Cost of staying connected in NST on June 3National Conference on Addiction Medicine Press Conference in Asia Times on May 1 A/Prof Dr Philip George is presently the IMU Associate Dean at its Clinical School. He is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Addiction Specialist. He is also a Visiting Consultant Psychiatrist at Assunta Hospital. He graduated with MB BS in 1988 from Manipal, India and did his Masters in Psychiatry in 1996 at UKM, Malaysia. He completed a Certificate in Substance Abuse with University of Melbourne in 2003. A/Prof Dr Philip George is a member of the Academy of Medicine, Malaysian Psychiatric Association and Malaysian Mental Health Association; Co-Chairman of the Organising Committee for the 1st World Congress on Healthy Ageing, 2012. He is also a committee member of the Addiction Medicine Association of Malaysia and the Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society.

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