Dr Vishna Devi V Nadarajah



Pro Vice Chancellor, Education, IMU

Dr. Vishna Devi V Nadarajah is currently, Professor in the School of Medicine and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Education at the International Medical University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Biochemistry from the University of Malaya (1994) and obtained her PhD at the University of Cambridge in the field of microbial biochemistry (2000). She is also a graduate of the Masters in Health Professionals Education from Maastricht University (2014).

She has over 20 years of teaching experience in the medical, dentistry and pharmacy education.  She has published and presented research papers in both biomedical sciences and medical education, supervises research students and reviews for indexed and international journals. She is a current member of the international editorial board of the journal Medical Education and an editorial board member of South-East Asian Journal of Medical Education (SEAJME). She was recently awarded the National Outstanding Educator Award (University Category) in May 2018. She was also awarded the Malaysian Womens Weekly (2012), Great Women of Our Time award for her contribution in Science and Technology in Malaysia.

Her areas of research in health professions education is in Faculty development, Assessment and Innovative Teaching Learning methods. Dr. Vishna has shared her experience and expertise in health professionals education via invitations to speak at conferences, conducting faculty development workshops and collaborative research, appreciating that she has also learnt very much from these collaborative sessions with other educators.

Read more about Dr. Vishna’s research here.