Return of the Annual PMC Research Day!

16 March 2018 [UPDATED]

The Annual Penang Medical College Research Day returns in 2018.

This exciting event would showcase recent research activities by the academic staff and students of the College as well as our adjunct staff at Hospital Pulau Pinang and Hospital Seberang Jaya.

The Ultimate Research Day Challenge


A special event, “The Ultimate Research Day Challenge” will be introduced this year and students will have an opportunity to be part of a growing global research community.

The call for abstracts is now open for students and staff (full-time and adjunct) of Penang Medical College.


Prizes will be given for the best student oral and poster presentations.

You may still send in your abstracts using the Abstract Submission Form (Click here to download form) to Dr Tan May Loong (mltan@pmc.edu.my) on Research Day.





Plus, you might want to watch this video on how Cochrane Crowd works:

Distinguished Guest Lecture

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS is a Senior Consultant Paediatrician and heads both the Paediatric and Clinical Research departments at Ipoh Hospital. He has a long-standing interest in children in the community, disability, family self-help groups, NGOs, child abuse, adolescents, disadvantaged & marginalised children (especially Orang Asli). He is a strong advocate for the development of services for children and has actively used research to transform healthcare by introducing a number of national programmes for children. He will share on how we can advocate for others and use research to change situations and policies. He will offer an honest view of the challenges that face us as we try to advocate for others and the research areas we should be involved in. He was the recipient of the “Outstanding Asian Paediatrician Award” 2012 and “SENIA Advocacy Award” 2016.


Final Programme of Events [Update]

Time Programme
0830 – 0845 Registration
0845 – 0900 Welcome and Introduction
0900 – 0940 Student oral presentations

  1. Soong Shin Loong (Class of 2020)
  2. Kevin Kong (Class of 2018)
0940 – 1040 Distinguished Guest Lecture by  Dato’ Dr Amar Singh HSS

“Research & Advocacy”

1040 – 1110 Tea break and poster viewing/judging
1110 – 1310 Student/ Staff oral presentations

  1. Sian Won Tan (Class of 2020)
  2. Dr Subhashini Subramaniam (MSc Health Research 2018)
  3. Sian Won Tan (Class of 2020)
  4. Sya Mun Kit Julian (Class of 2020)
  5. Eunice Lim Yuying (Class of 2020)
  6. Dr. Cyril Natarajan (Lecturer, Surgery Department, PMC)
1310 – 1430 Lunch Break

Poster Viewing/ Judging

1430 – 1530 Staff Oral Presentations

  1. Dr Chean Kooi Yau (Family Medicine Department, PMC)
  2. Dr Foong Siew Cheng (Paediatrics Department, PMC)
  3. Dr Chan Mei Wai (Family Medicine Department, PMC)
1530 – 1600 Prize Giving and Photo Session
1630-1700 Closing