Lim Yin Cheng

Dr Lim is an alumnus of the University Malaya (UM). He graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Malaya in 2009. He completed his Master of Public Health in 2014 and continue with his Doctor of Public Health. He completed the DrPH in 2019 obtaining a distinction for his thesis, titled “Health impacts of night work among employees in Malaysia”. After graduation, he went back to the Ministry of Health and served in the Selangor State Health Department and the National Institute of Health Malaysia before UM.

Currently, he is employed as a medical lecturer and occupational health physician at the University of Malaya (UM). A primary interest of mine relates to the influence of the circadian system on chronic disease and mental health in humans. He also study shift work as a surrogate for exposure to light at night including related biomarkers for cancer, metabolic syndrome, and mental health. His most recent project as a Principal Investigator is to develop facial anthropometric data for Malaysians. The project is worth more than USD85 thousand, which comprise 4000 participants from all over Malaysia. The study aimed to produce suitable respirators that fit the Malaysian population.