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Dr Sangeeta Kaur


Position: Senior Lecturer, Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine

Qualifications

  • PhD (Med), Monash University, Sunway Campus Malaysia. 2012-2018
  • Masters (Social Science and Anthropology), University Sains Malaysia. 2006-2011
  • B.Sc (Social Science: Psychology), Excelsior College:  Albany, New York. 2001-2004

Subjects Taught:

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine;
  • Health Behaviour Patient Safety
  • Student Selected Component and Community Health Fieldwork

Interests: Advocacy activities in sustaining health equity among marginalised population

Email: [email protected]

About Me

Enhancing capacity-building activities that were directly linked to reconditioning knowledge of the medical profession to adopt and manage health equity. Such engagement may be aimed at promoting or embracing a new intervention approach that is measured through positive impact. Some examples of these activities are reflected in consulting assignments with strategic partners such as Alliance group, AusAID, USAID, UNICEF, ANPUD, Primary and Sub Recipient of Global Fund Grant, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Research Interests

  1. a)    Keywords:

Women, youth, substance use, bullying, sexual health, interventions, monitoring and evaluation, infectious disease

  1. b)    Short description:

Research interest is primarily focused on using theoretical frameworks to map out substance use patterns and its impact on health within Malaysian settings. Recent research projects are focused on substance use, bullying, gender, sexual and women health. Most of the academic and current interest all revolves around gathering evidence and ensuring that respective stakeholders are informed of the findings and when required – trained in how to deploy strategic interventions by enforcing efficiency and sustainability.

Clubs and Associations

  • Member of Academic Development Committee
  • Vice President for Communication with Gurdwara Sahib Putrajaya Committee

Publications:

  • R Kodiappan, YK Hsia, D H F Azim, and SK Singh: Age differences in women’s perceptions of access to healthcare, communications with healthcare providers and usefulness of health information sources. 9th National Public Health Conference, Negeri Sembilan. 15-18th July 2018.
  • SK Singh, Gaanesh Subramaniam, Daniel Reidpath, Pascale Allotey:”Ecological Influences on Youth Alcohol Consumption Patterns: Scoping Review on Studies Within the Timeline of 2000-2015”. 3rd UUM International Qualitative Research Conference from 10 to 12th July 2018. Melaka, Malaysia.
  • SK Singh, Daniel Reidpath, Pascale Allotey: ”An ethnographic mapping of alcohol accessibility in different ethnic communities residing in urban and semi urban areas within Klang Valley, Malaysia”.3rd UUM International Qualitative Research Conference from 10 to 12th July 2018. Melaka, Malaysia.
  • SK Singh, Lee Voon Kaen, Low Weng Hei, Amanda Villiers-Tuthill, Pascale Allotey, Daniel D Reidpath. “Ecological perspectives on youth alcohol consumption in the Kuala Lumpur conurbation: a place-based study in Malaysia.”  International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health (IJAMH). In print.
  • SK Singh, Kwong Hsia Yap, Daniel D Reidpath and Pascale Allotey (2017).Binge drinking and associated risk behaviors amongst youth in three ethnic groups in Malaysia. 31st Annual conference of the European Health Psychology Society from the 29th of August to the 2nd of September 2017, Padua, Italy. Poster Presentation
  • Darlina Fadil-Azim, Fatin Abdul-Razak, Saktivadivelu Letchmanan, Vienna Lorganaden and SK Singh  (2017). Parents’ awareness, experience, knowledge and perceptions on cyberbullying within three semi urban districts in Malaysia. 31st Annual conference of the European Health Psychology Society from the 29th of August to the 2nd of September 2017, Padua, Italy. Poster Presentation.
  • S.K. Singh, L. Enzhong, D.D. Reidpath, P. Allotey  (2017). Scoping Review on “Parent, Friends, Gender or Ethnic Group; What Impacts Youth Alcohol”. Malaysian International Psychology Conference, 13 and 14th May 2017 at- HELP University Subang 2 Campus, Malaysia. Poster Presentation.
  • Darlina Fadil-Azim, Fatin Abdul-Razak, Saktivadivelu Letchmanan, Vienna Lorganaden and Sangeeta Kaur Singh  (2017). Parents’ awareness and perceptions on cyberbullying within three semi urban districts in Malaysia. Malaysian International Psychology Conference, 13 and 14th May 2017 at- HELP University Subang 2 Campus, Malaysia. Oral Presentation.
  •  S.K. Singh, L. Enzhong, D.D. Reidpath, P. Allotey  (2017). Shisha (waterpipe) smoking initiation among youth in Malaysia and global perspective: a scoping review (2006–2015). Public Health. Volume 144, March 2017, Pages 78–85.
  •  SK Singh, LV Kaen, LW Hei, A Villiers-Tuthill, P Allotey, DD Reidpath (2016). Family and peer influences on alcohol consumption among youth in Malaysia; an exploration of ethnic differences. 14th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine.7-10th Dec, 2016, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2015). An exploration on perception and risk associated to youth alcohol consumption within different ethnic communities residing in urban and semi urban areas within Klang Valley, Malaysia. 4th Asia Pacific Conference On Public Health, 7th – 9th September 2015, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2015). An ethnographic mapping of alcohol accessibility in different ethnic communities residing in urban and semi urban areas within Klang Valley, Malaysia. 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health, 7th – 9th September 2015, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2015). Factors which influence decision making about HPV vaccination: A study of Malaysian mothers. Symposium entitled Psychosocial aspects of women’s reproductive health-related issues around the world. 29th Conference of the EHPS: Principles of Behaviour Change in Health and Illness. Cyprus, 1st – 5th September 2015, Grand Resort, Limassol Cyprus
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2014). Knowledge of HPV and Cervical Cancer: a qualitative study of Malaysian Mothers. 46th APACPH Conference in Kuala Lumpur (apacph2014).17-19th Oct 2014.
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2014). A Scoping Review on the Ecological, Gender and Ethnic Influences on Alcohol Consumption and Abuse amongst Multi-racial Youth. 46th APACPH Conference in Kuala Lumpur (apacph2014).17-19th Oct 2014
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2014.Factors affecting decision about HPV vaccination in Malaysia. The Australasian Sexual Health Conference 2014. Sydney, Australia. 9-11 October 2014.
  • Manh, Pham Duc; Huynh. Nguyen Thi; S,Sran; Anni. Le; Thuong. Nguyen Hai (2013); HIV/AIDS Asia Regional Project (HAARP) – Vietnam, Hanoi, Viet Nam Integrating evidence based intervention for People Who Inject Drugs. Harm Reduction Conference. Vilnius, Lithuania. 9-12 June 2013.

About Me

Enhancing capacity-building activities that were directly linked to reconditioning knowledge of the medical profession to adopt and manage health equity. Such engagement may be aimed at promoting or embracing a new intervention approach that is measured through positive impact. Some examples of these activities are reflected in consulting assignments with strategic partners such as Alliance group, AusAID, USAID, UNICEF, ANPUD, Primary and Sub Recipient of Global Fund Grant, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Research Interests

  1. a)    Keywords:

Women, youth, substance use, bullying, sexual health, interventions, monitoring and evaluation, infectious disease

  1. b)    Short description:

Research interest is primarily focused on using theoretical frameworks to map out substance use patterns and its impact on health within Malaysian settings. Recent research projects are focused on substance use, bullying, gender, sexual and women health. Most of the academic and current interest all revolves around gathering evidence and ensuring that respective stakeholders are informed of the findings and when required – trained in how to deploy strategic interventions by enforcing efficiency and sustainability.

Publications:

  • R Kodiappan, YK Hsia, D H F Azim, and SK Singh: Age differences in women’s perceptions of access to healthcare, communications with healthcare providers and usefulness of health information sources. 9th National Public Health Conference, Negeri Sembilan. 15-18th July 2018.
  • SK Singh, Gaanesh Subramaniam, Daniel Reidpath, Pascale Allotey:”Ecological Influences on Youth Alcohol Consumption Patterns: Scoping Review on Studies Within the Timeline of 2000-2015”. 3rd UUM International Qualitative Research Conference from 10 to 12th July 2018. Melaka, Malaysia.
  • SK Singh, Daniel Reidpath, Pascale Allotey: ”An ethnographic mapping of alcohol accessibility in different ethnic communities residing in urban and semi urban areas within Klang Valley, Malaysia”.3rd UUM International Qualitative Research Conference from 10 to 12th July 2018. Melaka, Malaysia.
  • SK Singh, Lee Voon Kaen, Low Weng Hei, Amanda Villiers-Tuthill, Pascale Allotey, Daniel D Reidpath. “Ecological perspectives on youth alcohol consumption in the Kuala Lumpur conurbation: a place-based study in Malaysia.”  International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health (IJAMH). In print.
  • SK Singh, Kwong Hsia Yap, Daniel D Reidpath and Pascale Allotey (2017).Binge drinking and associated risk behaviors amongst youth in three ethnic groups in Malaysia. 31st Annual conference of the European Health Psychology Society from the 29th of August to the 2nd of September 2017, Padua, Italy. Poster Presentation
  • Darlina Fadil-Azim, Fatin Abdul-Razak, Saktivadivelu Letchmanan, Vienna Lorganaden and SK Singh  (2017). Parents’ awareness, experience, knowledge and perceptions on cyberbullying within three semi urban districts in Malaysia. 31st Annual conference of the European Health Psychology Society from the 29th of August to the 2nd of September 2017, Padua, Italy. Poster Presentation.
  • S.K. Singh, L. Enzhong, D.D. Reidpath, P. Allotey  (2017). Scoping Review on “Parent, Friends, Gender or Ethnic Group; What Impacts Youth Alcohol”. Malaysian International Psychology Conference, 13 and 14th May 2017 at- HELP University Subang 2 Campus, Malaysia. Poster Presentation.
  • Darlina Fadil-Azim, Fatin Abdul-Razak, Saktivadivelu Letchmanan, Vienna Lorganaden and Sangeeta Kaur Singh  (2017). Parents’ awareness and perceptions on cyberbullying within three semi urban districts in Malaysia. Malaysian International Psychology Conference, 13 and 14th May 2017 at- HELP University Subang 2 Campus, Malaysia. Oral Presentation.
  •  S.K. Singh, L. Enzhong, D.D. Reidpath, P. Allotey  (2017). Shisha (waterpipe) smoking initiation among youth in Malaysia and global perspective: a scoping review (2006–2015). Public Health. Volume 144, March 2017, Pages 78–85.
  •  SK Singh, LV Kaen, LW Hei, A Villiers-Tuthill, P Allotey, DD Reidpath (2016). Family and peer influences on alcohol consumption among youth in Malaysia; an exploration of ethnic differences. 14th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine.7-10th Dec, 2016, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2015). An exploration on perception and risk associated to youth alcohol consumption within different ethnic communities residing in urban and semi urban areas within Klang Valley, Malaysia. 4th Asia Pacific Conference On Public Health, 7th – 9th September 2015, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2015). An ethnographic mapping of alcohol accessibility in different ethnic communities residing in urban and semi urban areas within Klang Valley, Malaysia. 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health, 7th – 9th September 2015, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2015). Factors which influence decision making about HPV vaccination: A study of Malaysian mothers. Symposium entitled Psychosocial aspects of women’s reproductive health-related issues around the world. 29th Conference of the EHPS: Principles of Behaviour Change in Health and Illness. Cyprus, 1st – 5th September 2015, Grand Resort, Limassol Cyprus
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2014). Knowledge of HPV and Cervical Cancer: a qualitative study of Malaysian Mothers. 46th APACPH Conference in Kuala Lumpur (apacph2014).17-19th Oct 2014.
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2014). A Scoping Review on the Ecological, Gender and Ethnic Influences on Alcohol Consumption and Abuse amongst Multi-racial Youth. 46th APACPH Conference in Kuala Lumpur (apacph2014).17-19th Oct 2014
  • Singh, Sks, et al (2014.Factors affecting decision about HPV vaccination in Malaysia. The Australasian Sexual Health Conference 2014. Sydney, Australia. 9-11 October 2014.
  • Manh, Pham Duc; Huynh. Nguyen Thi; S,Sran; Anni. Le; Thuong. Nguyen Hai (2013); HIV/AIDS Asia Regional Project (HAARP) – Vietnam, Hanoi, Viet Nam Integrating evidence based intervention for People Who Inject Drugs. Harm Reduction Conference. Vilnius, Lithuania. 9-12 June 2013.

Clubs and Associations

  • Member of Academic Development Committee
  • Vice President for Communication with Gurdwara Sahib Putrajaya Committee

Collaborations

  1. Research Collaboration with Assoc.Prof. Erin Lim (Centre for Research Excellence, Perdana University)

Title: Investigating the practices and awareness levels of health care facility staff

and patients towards implementation of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

  1. Research Collaboration with Prof Amal R Nimir (Microbiology, PU-RCSI)