Congratulation Du Wei on the successful completion of her PhD Viva Voce

The Department would like to congratulate Du Wei from China on the successful completion of her Doctor of Philosophy Viva Voce for her thesis titled “The Health and Economic Burden of Migraines Among Employees of the Banking Sector in Guizhou Province, China”. She was supervised by Professor Dr Wong Li Ping and Associate Professor Dr Tharani Loganathan. She has published three papers during her PhD candidacy.

  1. Wei D, Wong LP, Loganathan T, Tang RR, Chang Y, Zhou HN, Kaabar MKA. Validation studies on migraine diagnostic tools for use in nonclinical settings: a systematic review. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2023 Apr;81(4):399-412.
  2. Wei D, Loganathan T, Wong LP. Employees of the banking sector in Guizhou Province in China: prevalence of migraine, symptoms, disability and occupational risk factors. J Headache Pain. 2023 May 11;24(1):52. 
  3. Wei D, Wong LP, He X, Loganathan T. Healthcare utilisation and economic burden of migraines among bank employees in China: a probabilistic modelling study. J Headache Pain. 2024 Apr 19;25(1):60.

Her examiners are Professor Dr. Ciaran O’Neill from Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom, Professor Dr. Mark Jit, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom and Dr. Ainol Haniza Kherul Anuwar from the Department of Community Oral Health & Clinical Prevention, Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Malaya. The viva voce session was chaired by Professor Dr. Mohd Zukiflee Abu Bakar from the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya and attended by Professor Dr. Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman – Deputy Dean (Postgradute), and Professor Dr. Victor Hoe, Head of Department, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya

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