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Current Research Projects

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  • Endometriosis pathophysiology
  • Female genital mutilation/ cutting
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Medical education
Speaking Engagements

Awards & Honours Highlights

March 2023 & 2024: UN Women UK delegate for the United Nations’ 67th and 68th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), New York, USA. Presented a talk on the medicalisation of FGM in Asia at the United Nations’ 68th CSW Parallel Event organised by the Asia Network to End FGM/C: “FGM/C in Asia: Evidence and Funding”.

Feb 2024: Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists Global Health Trainees’ Committee.

2024-2026: Member of the Board of Advisors for the Asia Network to End FGM/C.

May 2023: Top 10 Finalists for the 2023 WeAreTheCity Rising Star Award for Healthcare.

Oct 2022: Health Education Yorkshire & Humber School of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Rewarding Excellence Bursary. Awarded retrospectively for oral presentation at the 38th European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) in Milan, Italy.

Jul 2022: Pre-selected for the 38th European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Basic Science Award for Oral Presentation

June 2022: Invited to Buckingham Palace for the Commonwealth Diaspora Reception by Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.

Summer 2021: Fellow of the Harvard Public Health Review (HPHR) (now known as HPHR Journal, a journal of The Boston Congress of Public Health)

  • 2021 HPHR Best Fellow Award
  • 2021 HPHR Best Blog Award
  • 2021 Dr Candice Carpenter Fellows Award

2020: Top 5 Finalist of the 2020 Women of the Future Award UK for the Commonwealth Category – an honour for successful young women in Britain involved in charitable and entrepreneurial endeavours in the UK and throughout the Commonwealth. The awards are supported by Aviva, Financial Times, Saïd Business School Oxford, CNBC and the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust.

2018: Sir Alec Turnbull Travelling Scholarship by Nuffield Department of Women’s & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford. Award for oral presentation at the 34th European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain

Spring 2018: Oxfordshire Health Services Research Committee (OHSRC) Grant for endometriosis research.

2018: Best Speaker for Biomedical Sciences & Medicine Stream of the Malaysia-Singapore Research Conference, University of Cambridge

2015: Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society

2015: Finalist of the 2015 Queen’s Young Leaders Award by the Queen’s Jubilee Trust and Royal Commonwealth Society

2000: Tunas Jaya Negeri Kuala Lumpur (Most Promising Youth Award of Kuala Lumpur) by Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, Malaysia and UNICEF

Education & Work Experience

Aug 2022-Present: NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow Specialty Trainee Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Warwick

Aug 2021-Present: Specialty Trainee Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at NHS England

Aug 2013-2015: Foundation Trainee Doctor at Noble’s Hospital, Isle of Man

DPhil Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Oxford, Tutor for the MSc Clinical Embryology at the University of Oxford, and Senior House Officer at NHS England

MSc Clinical Embryology at the University of Oxford

BSc Medical Sciences with Medical Physics & Bioengineering at University College London

MBChB Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery at the University of Bristol

Volunteer

April 2021-Present: Founding Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children

Nov 2020-Present: Ambassador of Women of the Future Programme, UK

Nov 2020-June 2023: Equality Working Group Lead (Europe) of the Royal Commonwealth Society

Aug 2021-April 2022: Director of Recruitment of HPHR Journal (formerly Harvard Public Health Review), a journal of The Boston Congress of Public Health

2019-2021: Joint Director of the Women’s Leadership Programme, St John’s College, Oxford

2014-2015: Raised £11,600 for the local Isle of Man charities and for the Noble’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as a cast member of Noble’s Hospital Comedy Show

Nov 2017-Aug 2021: Chair of the Board of Trustees

Oct 2013-2017: Member of the Board of Trustees

Oct 2012-Sept 2013: Founding President of The Kalsom Movement (Projek Kalsom Motivational Camp became an officially registered charity)

Oct 2011-Sept 2012: Advisor of Projek Kalsom Motivational Camp

Oct 2010-Sept 2011: Director of Projek Kalsom Motivational Camp

Aug 2010: Facilitator of Projek Kalsom Motivational Camp

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