Professor Dato’ Dr Nor Shahidah Khairullah – Medical Director

Dato’ Dr. Nor Shahidah Khairullah obtained her medical degree from the University of Malaya in 1983 and continued her post graduate education in Clinical and Molecular Virology at University of London’s School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in the United Kingdom. After her Masters in Clinical Virology in 1987, she was offered the British Commissioner’s Research award for her work in Dengue vaccines. She qualified as a Member of the Royal College of Pathologist (MRCPath) in 1994 and was awarded a Fellowship from The Royal College (FRCPath) in 1996. In addition to this, she is a Fellow of Academy of Medicine Malaysia (FAMM). After 11 years of service as the Consultant Clinical Virologist and Academician in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) she left in 1994 when she was offered by Specialty Laboratories USA to set up a high end testing laboratory, the first in Malaysia. She was a member of the Technical Advisory Board for the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi) in Geneva, Switzerland for the past 6 years and was also a regional advisor representing the Ministry of Health for the World Health Organisation (WHO) and European Commission (EU) between 2002 until 2007. Dato’ Dr Nor has been involved in Clinical Research as well as the National Ethics Board of the Ministry of Health. She is a member of many professional bodies including the Society for Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (SAAARM) as well as a Board and Founder Member of the Society for Advancement of Hormones and Healthy Aging (SAHAAM). She is Past President of the Asia Pacific Travel Health Society. Dato’ Dr. Nor Shahidah has been involved in a number of international trials for the treatment and management of chronic hepatitis B & chronic hepatitis C including herbal therapy for HIV and Hepatitis, Editor for Liver News, the official newsletter of the Malaysian Liver Foundation as well as the Malaysian Astrological Society. She had supervised several MSc and PhD students and reviewed many scientific manuscripts. Today, she is actively involve as Organising Committees and as Invited Speaker for various regional and local congresses in Integrative, Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medical Practice as well as Infectious Diseases. Dato’ Dr Nor has 59 publications in Medical Journals.

Exposure:

  • Chief , Clinical Research & Development , Verita Healthcare Pte Ltd 
  • Chief Executive Officer/ Medical Director , Molecular Research Laboratory, Malaysian Liver Foundation 
  • Medical Director , V Wellness Sdn Bhd
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor and Professor ( Research & Innovation )MAHSA University
  • Dean for Centre for Post Graduate Studies , MAHSA University
  • Associate Professor/Consultant Medical Virologist Department of Medical Microbiology Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
  • Corporate Director of Medical Services Villa Medica International 
  • External Medical adviser for Vaccines Sanofi Aventis (M) Sdn Bhd 
  • Consultant Functional & Regenerative Medicine , Global Doctors Specialist Centre, Mont Kiara 
  • Medical Adviser on Wellness ,Rejuvenation and Cellular Therapy, Ruyi Holdings Sdn Bhd 
  • Asia Pacific Infectious Disease Clinical Research Physician For Eli Lilly & Co Asia Pacific 
  • External Medical Consultant for Hepatitis and HIV GlaxoWellcome (M) Sdn Bhd 
  • Medical Director for Malaysia and Singapore Eli Lilly (M) Sdn. Bhd and Eli Lilly Singapore Pte Ltd 
  • Assoc. Medical Director Specialty Medical Laboratories Sdn Bhd

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES 

  1. National Committee for Vaccines Principles & Practice , Ministry of Health ( 2008- 2018) 
  2. National Credentialing and Privileging Committee for Aesthetic Medical Practices Ministry of Health (2010-2016) 
  3. National Subcommittee on Education and Training for Aesthetic Medical Practices Ministry of Health ( 2012-2016) 
  4. Scientific Advisory Committee, Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi Geneva) ( 2005-2012) 
  5. Board member Society of Advancement of Hormones and Healthy aging Malaysia (SAHAAM) (2009 – 2012) 
  6. Board member Malaysian Society for Aesthetic Medicine (MSAM) (2010-present) 7. Board member Malaysian Astrological society (MAS) (2009-2012)
  7. National Formulary ‘Blue Book “ Committee (2003-2009) 
  8. National Committee for Research & Development in Herbal Medicine (2002- 2009) 
  9. Beta Group for Integrated Global Hub in Traditional and Complementary Medicine (2003- 2009)
  10. National Scientific and Ethics Committee for Ministry of Health Malaysia (2001- 2010) 
  11. Genetic Modification Advisory Council Malaysia (2003-2011) 
  12. National Committee for Vector Borne Diseases ( 2001- 2010) 
  13. ASIAN Regional Coordinator for Global R&D Coalition for TB Research (2001- present)
  14. National Food Safety Committee ( 2002 – 2009) 
  15. National Committee on Good Laboratory Practice (2001- 2009) 
  16. Chairman, Infection Control Committee, Ministry Of Health Malaysia (2002-2004) 
  17. National Committee for Clinical Research Ministry of Health, Malaysia (1999- 2010) 
  18. Steering Committee for the prevention and control of infectious diseases in the Asia Pacific (2001-2009) 
  19. National Committee on Good Clinical Practice, Ministry of Health Malaysia (1998- 2008) 
  20. Suitability of Hepatitis A vaccines, HAVRIX Paediatric 360 and HAVRIX 1440 for registration in Malaysia : 12th April 1996 
  21. Ministry of Health, Malaysia Issues in the control of Influenza in Malaysia : 6th December 1995 
  22. World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland; Global Surveillance of Respiratory viruses-Current status : 25-27th March 1992 
  23. Ministry of Health, Malaysia; Certification of Polio virus vaccine in Malaysia : 15th June 1992
  24. Main Advisory Committee for Antimicrobials University Hospital : 1995-1997 26. Coordinator for WHO Collaborating Centre for the surveillance, diagnosis and control of Influenza in Malaysia (1989-1996)