Adolescent Health Symposium: Epidemiology to Intervention 27 February 2019 (Wednesday) @ Bangunan Azman Hashim, UM

Adolescent Health Symposium: Epidemiology to Intervention 27 February 2019 (Wednesday) @ Bangunan Azman Hashim, UM


27 Feb 2019    
08:15 - 15:30


Bangunan Azman Hashim, University of Malaya
Azman Hashim Building, University of Malaya Jalan Ilmu, , Kuala Lumpur, 50603

Event Type

Adolescent. Why is adolescent health important?

The doing of today is for the benefits of tomorrow

Through adolescents research we could:

  • Determine early prevention and treatment for health problems that tailor perfectly to their needs
  • Help to set future healthy lifestyles to curb health problems that could lead to premature mortality during adulthood
  • Aid in predicting future health burden and health dynamics of the society
  • Provide robust evidence for accelerated action towards the health of adolescents

This event will covers:

  • What are the current findings from our adolescent studies?
  • How they are important?
  • Overview of novel approaches on adolescents research
  • Knowledge sharing on research collaboration on adolescent study with post-graduate students

CPD Points: 6 points

About the Speakers

Hazreen Abdul Majid is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya. He studied at the National University of Malaysia for Bachelor in Dietetics (Hons), Deakin University Melbourne for his masters (2002) and obtained PhD from King’s College London (2010).

Dr Laura Johnson is a Nutritional Epidemiologist and Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition. Laura has a BSc. in Human Biology (Loughborough University, 2002), an MSc. in Genetic Epidemiology (University of Sheffield, 2004) and was awarded a PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from the University of Cambridge in 2008.


Contact Information and Payment

  • Students RM 30
  • UM Staff RM 50
  • Others RM 50

Price is HIGHLY subsidized. Online payment is PREFERRED.

Mr Mohd Fadzrel / Ms Shafina
Tel : + 603-79677896 Fax : + 603-79674975
KINDLY PAY via Debit/Credit Card at E-Pay@UM (Yuran Penyertaan)
Please RSVP to
Deadline: 25th February 2019

Organized by : Centre for Population Health (CePH), FOM, UM & Akademi Sains Malaysia (ASM)