Nisha Angela

Assoc Professor

20152021

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Biography

Dr Nisha Angela Dominic joined the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia in 2010. She obtained her basic medical degree (MB BCh BAO) from University College Dublin in 1999, and went on to complete her internship at St.Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin. She returned to Malaysia in 2001 and was posted to Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru (HSAJB) as a Medical Officer and went on to commence her training in O&G. During this time, she undertook various hospital-based research projects, which were presented at National Level meetings. She also spent a year as a Senior Registrar in O&G at Dunedin Hospital, New Zealand from 2006 till 2007.She obtained her MRCOG from the Royal College of Obtetricians & Gynaecologists in London, UK in 2007. She returned to work in HSAJB as a Specialist in O&G and during this time she was actively involved with the teaching and supervision of medical students and House Officers. She is also the Medical Sub-committee Chairperson of the Family Planning Association, JB.

Research interests

Dr Nisha's clinical teaching method has always been "Seeing is believing", which encourages students to clerk, examine and interview as many patients as possible. Facilitating her teaching sessions in the antenatal and gynaecology clinics allow them to see an array of clinical pathology and access to examining patients.

Dr Nisha also has a keen interest in developing clinical skills simulation in obstetric practice as it is now getting more difficult to get access to consenting patients for various invasive procedures. Clinical simulation better prepares the undergraduate to not only enhance their skills but boost their confidence levels. She hopes to further integrate this practice by including midwifery students and management if common obstetric emergencies.

There are also plans to collaborate some of these practices with Monash University, Australia.

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