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Dr Mohamed Shajahan Bin Mohamed Yasin is Professor and Head of Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. Professor Dr Shajahan Yasin joined Monash University Malaysia full-time in October 2005. He was previously the Chief Medical Officer to the largest private General Practice Group in the country with over 100 doctors, where he was involved in quality improvement initiatives and audit of practice. He spent three years in the Department of Community Medicine and General Practice at Monash University in Clayton, Victoria between 1996 and 1999 as a lecturer where he was involved in Primary Care Research and Clinical Epidemiology. He was the Chairman of the Vocational Training Program (VTP) at the Academy of Family Physicians for seven years from 1988 to 1996, and was instrumental in converting the VTP program into a distance learning program.
He has a couple of his HDR students working in these areas. He is also a Director of the South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO), which is an internationally funded project based on the highly successful Demographic and Health Surveillance Systems (DHSS) in other countries. SEACO is based in the town of Segamat in Johor, Malaysia.
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In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
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- Medical Education
- Chronic Disease Management
- Health Systems Research
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Protocol for a systematic review assessing the measurement of dietary sodium intake among adults with elevated blood pressureSoh, Y. C., Yap, K. H., McGrattan, A., Yasin, S., Reidpath, D., Siervo, M. & Mohan, D., Jan 2022, In: BMJ Open. 12, 1, 5 p., e052175.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
An exploratory model of family resilience processes and functioning: A cultural perspective of the Semai indigenous communities in Perak, MalaysiaChua, R. Y., Kadirvelu, A., Yasin, S. & Park, M. S. A., Jul 2021, In: Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 52, 6, p. 567-582 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
The Malay version of SF-36 health survey instrument: testing data quality, scaling assumptions, reliability and validity in post-coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery patients at the National Heart Institute (Institut Jantung Negara—IJN), Kuala LumpurMusa, A. F., Yasin, M. S. M., Smith, J., Yakub, M. A. & Nordin, R. B., 9 Feb 2021, In: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 19, 1, 11 p., 50.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
The cultural, family and community factors for resilience in southeast asian indigenous communities: A systematic reviewChua, R. Y., Kadirvelu, A., Yasin, S., Choudhry, F. R. & Park, M. S. A., Sept 2019, In: Journal of Community Psychology. 47, 7, p. 1750-1771 22 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review Article › Research › peer-review
Yasin, S., Chan, C. K. Y. & Brodar, K. E., 8 Oct 2018, Principles and Concepts of Behavioral Medicine: A Global Handbook. Fisher, E. B. (ed.). United States: Springer, p. 31-54 24 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › Other › peer-review