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Keynote Speaker

Dr. Teuku Tahlil, S.Kp.,MS

Vice Dean of Faculty of Nursing University Syiah Kuala

Teuku Tahlil received a prestigious student award – the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Doctoral Thesis Excellence. Tahlil is a lecturer of community health nursing at the Nursing Faculty of Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh. His areas of academic endeavor include community health nursing, community development, disaster nursing, epidemiology, and nursing research. He researches in a number of topics regarding community health issues. These include school health promotion, disaster nursing, HIV/AIDS and adolescence health risk behaviors. Specifically, he focuses his research objectives on how to reduce the high proportion of smoking, substance use and other health risk behaviors amongst young Indonesia.

Dr. Puziah Yusof

The Dean of School of Nursing KPJ Health Care University College Malaysia

Dr Puziah joined KPJUC in January 2010. Prior to that, she experienced worked in various public and private hospitals settings mainly specialized in perioperative and oncology nursing. Her final clinical position as the Operating Room’s Head Nurse has given her a lot of opportunities with experience in building the capacity of nursing workforce and organizational facility. At KPJUC, despite holding the post as a Dean of nursing faculty, she also supervises postgraduate students including Master in Nursing and PhD in nursing programs.
Dr Puziah completed her Doctorate on the building capacity of diabetes patients for self-care management at KPJUC in 2018. Dr Puziah continued to be appointed to her current position shortly after completing her PhD. She is actively engage in several research project and publications. Her current research interest is on capacity building of nursing workforce and nursing faculty.

Dr. Young Mi Ryu

Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Baekseok University, Cheonan Korea

Young Mi Ryu, Ph.D joined Baekseok University in 2015. Currently, she is Associate professor & department head at the Department of Nursing, Baekseok University. Previously, she had clinical experience in the Neurosurgery Unit of Seoul National University Hospital. She has several publications from 2009 to present. Her research interests are nursing education, qualitative research, mental health, patient safety. The subjects taught are basic medical terminology and medical practicum Physiology Pathology Psychiatry and mental health nursing and human psychology practicum Pathology advanced. 

Dr. Sanisah Binti Saidi

Assistant Professor, Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic  University Malaysia

Sanisah binti Saidi obtained her Diploma in Nursing and Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) from University Kebangsaan Malaysia and registered with Nursing Board of Malaysia. Upon completion her diploma and nursing registration in 1999, she worked as a Registered Nurse at Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (in Intensive Care Unit) for five years before continuing her study in a Bachelor degree. In 2006 she joined Kulliyyah of Nursing IIUM as Assistant Lecturer and continue her study on MSc Advanced Nursing at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. Upon completion of Master Degree, she continues serving Kulliyyah of Nursing IIUM as lecturer. 

She continued her study in PhD in Nursing at the University of Manchester United Kingdom. Upon completion of her PhD, she returned to Malaysia in July 2015 and continue her work as a lecturer at the Kulliyyah of Nursing, IIUM. Her research interest is on the management of long-term conditions and health service research. Her research works revolved around supporting patients with self-care focusing on type 2 diabetes and embracing patient-centred care in the management of long-term conditions in Malaysia. Currently, Sanisah is a lecturer and Deputy Dean of Postgraduate and Responsible Research of Kulliyyah of Nursing, IIUM.