Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Allied Health Sciences holds the distinction of being the faculty that offers the most number of programmes at the University. The faculty was formed in 2010 to meet the aspirations of the nation to produce more professional human capital in the allied health sciences field. It seeks to nurture the next generation of leaders in the healthcare profession.

The Faculty concentrates on 5 key disciples namely Psychology, Physiotherapy, Biomedical Engineering Technology, Paramedical Sciences and Medical Assistant. These programmes are geared towards meeting the talent gaps in the Malaysia health care industry as identified by the Ministry of Health.

In support of the multidisciplinary team approach for healthcare delivery the Faculty aims to continue growing and diversifying with a student-focused faculty and a wide range of academic interests.

About the Dean

Prof. Dr. Nasaruddin Abdul Aziz

Dean

Professor Dr Nasaruddin Abdul Aziz, an expert in Human Anatomy has been serving in the academia for the past 27 years and is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Allied Science at University of Cyberjaya. Prof. Dr. Nasaruddin bin Abdul Aziz began his profession as a House Officer for 1 year and continued as a Medical Officer until the year 1990. He then served as a lecturer in UKM until the year 2000.

Prior to his appointment as Dean in University of Cyberjaya, he held the Associate Professor’s post in UPM from 2001 until 2005. Prof. Dr Nasaruddin was appointed as panel of assessors for Malaysian Qualifications Agency since 1st November 2007 in the field of Anatomy and Medicine. Prof Dr. Nasaruddin has also been an external examiner in several higher education institutions. With a vast amount of knowledge and experience in the field of research, Prof. Dr Nasaruddin supervised over 30 undergraduate and postgraduate research papers. He is also a prominent member of IRPA Research Evaluation Panel at UPM.