The Swiss and German Holistic Approach for Prevention and Rejuvenation
Dato' Dr Nor Shahidah Khairullah
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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. In 1997, she was head hunted to join Eli Lilly Malaysia as their first Medical Director for Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei. In 1998, she resigned to do charity work as the Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Liver Foundation ,a charitable not for profit organisation dedicated to the study of Hepatobiliary diseases and Liver Cancer through education, research and training . During this time she was also consulting for Pharma Eli Lilly as their Clinical Research Physician in Asia Pacific and as an Expert in Infectious Disease & Vaccines for Glaxo Smith Kline. Her other corporate past appointments includes a Medical Consultant for Pharma Sanofi Pasteur. She then left Pharma to resume her academic work as the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research & Scientific Innovation as well as Dean of Post graduate studies in MAHSA University. 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. In 2002, she started her work in cell therapy and later visited Dr Ben Pfeifer in Aeskulap Clinic, a Centre for Holistic Medicine in Brunnen, Switzerland. In 2007, she was awarded the Royal Award, Dato Paduka Mahkota Perak by the Sultan of Perak for her work during the SARs outbreak. In 2012 she was offered the post of Corporate Director of Medical Services by Villa Medica Asia, the Asian counterpart of A Regenerative Medicine Group of Clinics with the main clinic, Villa Medica Germany in Edenkoben. She created the medical services menu for Villa Medica Asia and assisted in the harvesting and preparation of fetal sheep cells and treatment of patients in the clinic in Germany. She is a Board Certified physician in Aesthetic Medicine and Anti-Aging Medicine by the American Association of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM) as well as the World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine (WOSAAM). She is a member of the National Committee for Credentialing and Privileging for Aesthetic Medical Practice in the Ministry of Health and has been appointed as a member of the Curriculum Committee for Aesthetic Medical Practice. Dato’ Dr Nor believe that “Beauty is from the Inside Out “ and that healthcare should also be addressing root causes of diseases instead of only alleviation of symptoms and that approaches to medicine should include Energy Medicine and traditional practices such as Meditation and Yoga. She pursued these studies until she is qualified as Masters in Meditation and Reiki as well as Life Coaching. She then started her part time practice in Regenerative, Aesthetics and Functional Medicine in Global Doctors Specialist Centre (Hospital) in Mont Kiara Kuala Lumpur until recently when she devoted more time to set an Integrative, Preventive & Wellness clinic for the Malaysian Liver Foundation. She has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Liver Foundation for the past 20 years and the Medical Director and Founder of the Molecular Research Laboratory (the only NGO lab that is NATA accredited) for the past 16 years since it was formed. 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. She has been involved as the 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.