1st WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTHY AGEING
"Evolution: Holistic Ageing in an Age of Change"
19th-22nd March 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organised by Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society



Professor Philip Poi Jun Hua
Professor Philip Poi Jun Hua

Division of Geriatrics, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Malaya Medical School,
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Qualification

June 1981, MB,ChB,BAO., National University of Ireland
June 1981, LRCP&S(Ireland), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
June 1986, MRCP (Ireland), Royal College of Physicians in Ireland

Consultation Projects

2001 to date
Consultant, Development of a (non-profit) Stroke Rehabilitation centre
Sau Seng Lum Buddhist Organisation

2002 to date
Consultant, Development of a (non-profit) Day Care Centre for carers and sufferers of Dementia
Alzheimer's Disease Foundation of Malaysia

1999-2001
Consultant, Educational and Clinical Advisor
Columbia Asia Shah Alam Geriatric Hospital

Publications

TEXT BOOKS/ACADEMIC BOOKS
  1. S. Yusoff, PJH Poi, RA Ali, et al.Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of Dementia. MOH/P/PAK/71.03(GU) July

CHAPTER OR PART OF ACADEMIC BOOKS/TEXT BOOKS

  1. PJH Poi. DKY Chan. Dementia (Chapter 5) in Chan's Practical Geriatrics 2nd Edition (DKY Chan ed.) 2009. 5:31-40.

  2. DKY Chan, D Forsyth, PJH Poi. Falls (Chapter 7) in Chan's Practical Geriatrics 2nd Ed (DKY Chan ed.) 2009. 7: 50-56

  3. D Forsyth, DKY Chan, B Ong, PJH Poi. Urinary Incontinence (Chapter 10) in Chan's Practical Geriatrics 2nd Ed. (DKY Chan ed.) 2009. 10: 69-78.

  4. PJH Poi. Acute Confusional States in the Elderly. Management Aspects of Acute Care (YK Chan, KP Ng Eds.) University of Malaya Press. 2006: 32; 277-85,

  5. PJH Poi. Ageing and Health Security. In Ageing with Dignity: Rights of Older Persons. Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) 2005 pg. 95-98

  6. PJH Poi. Chapters: You must remember, Best remember this, Home alone, and A balancing Act. In Living Well.(PK Yap, HM Tan Eds). Star Publications. (ISBN: 983-9512-21-8) 2005.

  7. PJH Poi. Ageing among the Chinese in Malaysia: Some Trends and Issues. The Chinese Population in Malaysia: Trends and Issues (Voon Phin Keong Ed.). Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies/ Icon Creative service (Publ.) 2004: 113 - 124.

  8. PJH Poi. Prescribing in the elderly. Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Osteoarthritis(K Veerapen Ed.) MOH/MSR/AMM 2002: 15

ARTICLES PUBLISHED

Refereed Academic/Professional Journals

  1. Poi P. Current discharge support programmes for the frail elderly patients in Malaysia. Journal Nutrition, Health and Aging (suppl) 2009; 6 (Vol. 13): 763

  2. Ye Htut, Shahrul K,Poi PJH. The views of older Malaysians on Advance Directive and Advance Care Planning: a qualitative study. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 2007; 19(3):58-66

  3. Ma WT, Mahadeva S, Kunanayagam S, Poi PJH, Goh KL. Colonoscopy in elderly Asians: a prospective evaluation in routine clinical practice. J Dig Dis. 2007 May;8(2):77-81

  4. Ye Htut MIO., Kunanayagam S,Poi PJH. Clarithromycin Induced Psychosis: Med J Malaysia 2006 (61) : 263

  5. PJH Poi, D Forsyth, DKY Chan. Services for older people in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges. Age and Ageing. 2004; 33: 444-446

  6. J Zainuddin JT Ariokiasamy, PJH Poi. Caregiver burden is associated with short rather rather than long duration of care for older persons. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 2003; 15(2):88 - 93.

  7. WY Choo, WY Low, K Razali, PJH Poi, E Ebenezer, MJ Prince. Social support and burden among caregivers of patients with dementia in Malaysia. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 2003; 15(1): 23- 29

  8. R Penafort, AM Hussein, S Sengupta, PJH Poi. One year outcome of hip fractures in the elderly. Med J Malaysia 2002; 57:39 - 47.

  9. Poi PJH, Hanafi NS. Management of Dementia in Primary Care. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2002; (Suppl): 33

  10. PJH Poi. Urinary incontinence in the elderly. Med J Malaysia. 2001; 56 (Suppl): 55.

  11. Poi PJH, Koh WK, Lee FS, Srinivas P. Factors influencing hospital admission and radiological investigation in Elderly Malaysian patients with acute stroke. Gerontology 2001; 47(suppl 1): 516

  12. YC Chia, P Srinivas, PJH Poi, S Ebrahim. Isolated systolic hypertension in a multiracial, elderly population. Gerontology 2001; 47(suppl 1): 261

  13. P Srinivas, YC Chia, PJH Poi, S Ebrahim. Peak Expiratory Flow Rate in elderly Malaysians. Med J Malaysia 1999; 54: 11 - 21.

  14. P Srinivas, KS Wong, YC Chia, PJH Poi, S Ebrahim. A profile of hypertension among rural elderly Malaysians.
    Southeast Asian J of Trop Med Public Health 1998; (29) 4:821 - 6.

  15. PJH Poi, SY Chuah, P Srinivas, CK Liam. Common fears of patients undergoing bronchoscopy. Eur Respir Journal 1998; 11: 1147 - 9

  16. CK Liam, YC Chen, SF Yap, P Srinivas, PJH Poi. Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in bronchoalveolar lavage from patients with sputum smear negative pulmonary tuberculosis using a polymerase chain reaction assay. Respirology 1998; 3: 125 - 9.

  17. CK Liam, KH Lim, P. Srinivas, PJH Poi. Hypercalcaemia in patients with newly diagnosed tuberculosis in Malaysia. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1998; 2(10); 818 - 23.

  18. PJH Poi. After a stroke, what's next? - Management of stroke in older persons. Med J Malaysia 1998; 54 (Supp B):11.

  19. PJH Poi. Geriatric Practice in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges. Med J Malaysia 1997; 52: 202 - 5.

  20. YC Wan, PJH Poi. A Comparative Study of first and third year student nurses' knowledge and attitudes on the elderly and Aging. Med J Malaysia 1997; 52: 238-43

  21. P Srinivas, PJH Poi, S Ebrahim. Pattern of medical admissions among the elderly, a prospective review at University Hospital. Med J Malaysia 1996; 51: 210-4.

  22. R.G. Taylor, F. Johnson, P. Poi, J. Cox, A.G. Arnold. A randomised, double blind comparison of Midazolam and Diazepam (Diazemuls) as sedation for fibre-optic bronchoscopy. Thorax 1987;42:705

Lecturer (sessional) in Geriatrics

Monash University School of Medicine (Sunway Campus)
International Medical University
University IT MARA 2007- 2008

Honorary Associate Lecturer
University of Tasmania School of Medicine 2005-2006

Editorial Board Member
Asian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Occasional reviewer of articles
Medical Journal of Malaysia
Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health

AWARDS IN ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL FIELD

Excellent Service Award, University of Malaya, 2006
Excellent Service Certificate, University of Malaya, 2005
Excellent Service Certificate, University of Malaya, 2004
Certificate of Appreciation, University Malaya Medical Centre, 2004
Certificate of Appreciation, Gerontological Association of Malaysia, 2003
Excellent Service Award, University of Malaya, 2002

MEMBERSHIP OF SOCIETIES

Vice-President of the Malaysian Society for Continence, 1998 to 2000
Vice-President of the Gerontological Association of Malaysia, 2002 - 2004
Hon. Secretary of the Gerontological Association of Malaysia, 1998 - 2002
Committee Member of the Gerontological Association of Malaysia, 1996 - 1998
Member of the British Geriatrics Society, 1990

COMMITTEES

2009-2010
Chairman of the National Review committee for the 2nd Clinical Practice Guidelines in the management of Dementia

2010
Member of the National Council of Aging, Malaysia

2010
Chairman of the Specialty Subcommittee for Geriatric Medicine (National Specialist Register, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia)

2000 to date
Chairman of subcommittee (public forums ), Robin Good Health Program for the promotion of health awareness. Member of the Advisory and Technical Committee in UNFPA project 'Strengthening Community Participation in Reproductive Health'.

2000-2004
Member of the HAWA subcommittee (Gerontological Association of Malaysia) for Women's Health module

2002-2004
Member of the National working committee for Clinical Practice Guidelines in the management of Dementia

2000-2002
Member of the National working committee for Clinical Practice Guidelines in the management of Osteo-arthritis of the Hip and Knees

1998 to date:
Ministry of Health Technical committee for the National Healthcare of the Elderly programme

1998 to date:
Executive committee member of the Alzheimer's Disease Foundation.

1995 to date:
Editorial advisor for the Malaysian Healthcare Guide (Home Nursing, The Ageing process and Growing old gracefully)

1995 - 2000
Advisor to St. John's Ambulance Brigade Home Nursing Service

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