FIRST PRIZE IN CREATIVE IDEA COMPETITION (ACADEMIC CATEGORY), IN CONJUNCTION WITH USIM QUALITY AND INOVATION DAY 2017

A group of USIM lecturers have won first prize in the Creative Idea Competition (Academic Category) held  during USIM Quality and Inovation Day 2017. The lecturers are from various faculties; Dr Ros Mahwati Ahmad Zakaria and Dr Siti Nor Azhani Mohd Tohar (Pusat Pengajian Teras), Dr Zatul Iffah’ Abu Hasan (FPSK) and our very own Dr Syathirah Hanim Azhar Hilmy and Dr Noor Akmar Nam (FPg). The group known as Khalifah USIM have presented an impressive concept to cater for the special needs students especially those that falls in autistic category. The same concept/idea have also won the New Idea/Project Competition held during Teaching and Learning Course last July 2017.

The Creative Idea Competition took place on 21st August 2017 with the theme “Tradisi Dipelihara, Inovasi Membara”. Every group was given 10 minutes to present and defend their concept. The Khalifah USIM group was challenged with another 7  participating groups. The award was presented by USIM Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Dr Roshada Hashim where the winners received RM500 and certificate of participation.

Congratulations to all team members!

Seminar: The Medically Compromised Dental Patients - Perspective of Physicians

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Pathology & Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry USIM had successfully organized a national seminar entitled “The Medically Compromised Dental Patient – Perspective of Physicians”. The seminar was held on 12th and 13th August 2017 at Hotel Bangi – Putrajaya and was themed on “Unifying Patient Care”. The aim of the seminar was to gather and disseminate the latest knowledge in the management of medically compromised dental patients and delivery of a safe treatment in the dental office.

The seminar was officiated by Prof. Dr. Roshada Hashim, our Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Innovation)

A total of 234 participants joined in the event which were mostly dental specialists, dental officers and dental students. Series of lectures given comprises all important aspects of internal medicine including cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, gastrointestinal, haematology, renal and communicable diseases. Apart from series of lectures, the seminar was to act as a platform for discussions with the respective physicians regarding management of medically compromised dental patients.

 

On behalf of the Chairperson and the faculty, we would like to extend our greatest appreciation to all committee members, the staff, students and participants who attended our two-day seminar. The faculty would like to congratulate the committee members for their hard work in ensuring the event running smoothly.

 

Congratulations to all committee members! Well done!!

Dental Health Carnival Usim 2017 At Sekolah Kebangsaan Gadong Jaya

Faculty of Dentistry USIM had organized a Dental Health Carnival for the community. We had successfully conducted a community service at Sekolah Kebangsaan Gadong Jaya, Negeri Sembilan on Sunday, 26th February 2017. The community service was participated by a total of 39 dental students, 7 lecturers and 8 staff members of the faculty.


Roughly, a number of 18 adults and 44 children went for the dental check-up meanwhile approximately 32 dental treatment for the adult and children had been performed by the dentists/lecturers. Each of the participants were given toothpaste for free and a consultation on oral health by clinical students. Besides that, demonstration on tooth brushing done to all children in order to educate them on an effective tooth brushing technique. We enticed them to participate in tooth brushing demonstration by providing free toothbrushes and toothpastes. In addition, indoor activities such as colouring contest and dental riddle had received an overwhelming responses from the children. The programme ended with prize giving ceremony.