RUMC Keynote Speaker Series

RUMC is excited to present the “Go Beyond: Keynote Speaker Series” to commemorate our 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary this year. In the monthly series, healthcare experts will be sharing insightful perspectives on pressing health issues in Malaysia and around the world. Key highlights include preventive measures to avoid certain health conditions, potential cure and how to maintain well-being generally.

These keynote series are offered as part of our mission to support the health of our communities and are open to anyone who seeks information and knowledge while navigating the current health issues in general.

Professor David Whitford

President & CEO of RUMC
(International Diabetes Expert)

Preventing Diabetes: What you need to know about your risk of diabetes and what to do about it.

Date: 29 July 2021
Time: 7.30PM

Our first keynote session featured Professor David Whitford, President & CEO of RUMC, who is also an international diabetes expert. “With an alarming and accelerated increase of patients suffering from diabetes, it has affected the lives of nearly 1 in 5 Malaysian adults to this day.”

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Professor Andrew Law

Head of Department, Psychiatry

Understanding Dementia: Aging and Memory Loss

Date: 26 August 2021
Time: 7.30PM

The second keynote session was led by Professor Andrew Law, the Head of Psychiatry Department at RUMC. “With the rapid increase in ageing population and the lack of effective treatment, age-related memory loss is becoming a major health issue”.

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Dato’ Prod DR Abdul Rashid Khan B. MD Jagar Din

Head of Department, Public Health

COVID19: To Vaccinate, or not to Vaccinate

Date: 30 September 2021
Time: 7.30PM

Dato’ Prof DR Abdul Rashid Khan B. MD Jagar Din, the Head of Public Health Department at RUMC, delivered his keynote session in September 2021 on COVID-19 vaccinations, vaccine hesitancy, and the genuine concerns of the public that have contributed to the slowing vaccination rates even in highly inoculated countries.

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Professor Arnold Hill

Consultant Breast Surgeon
Professor & Chair of Surgery, RCSI

Breast Cancer – Advances in Research and Treatment

Date: 28 October 2021
Time: 7.30PM

Pink is Stronger than You Think!
Every October, people all over the world show their support for women affected by breast cancer.

Next on RUMC’s “GoBeyond: Keynote Speaker Series”, we brought you insights into the research and treatment of breast cancer – a prevalent disease that affects thousands of women every year.

This keynote session featured Professor Arnold Hill, a notable Consultant Breast Surgeon and the Professor & Chair of Surgery in RCSI, Ireland.