Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Staff Profile

Dr Jhoram Funtanares Nufable

Associate Professor and Phase I Clinical Skills Coordinator

Background

Current role

  • Associate Professor, MBBS and BMS programmes
  • Clinical skills coordinator for Phase I MBBS

Background

Jhoram has been with NUMed since 2013. His task is to keep the sessions in the clinical skills lab smoothly running for Phase I. He is a general practitioner (GP) but has focused his career in the academe. He has been in teaching for 10 years and has an extensive teaching experience in several subjects. His fields of interest are human anatomy and embryology, physiology, microbiology and clinical skills.

Workgroups and Committees

  • Clinical skills working group - Chair
  • Anatomy working group
  • Phase I Staff-student committee
  • Phase I students' experience Committee
  • Medical Students' admissions interview

Qualifications

  •  Fellow of The Higher Education Academy, UK Professional Standards Framework
  •  Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education  - University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  •  Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education - University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  •  Doctor of Medicine (postgrad MD) - Our Lady of Fatima University, Manila
  •  Bachelor of Science in Biology - De La Salle University, Manila
  •  Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Dr. Yanga's Colleges, Philippines

Awards

  • NUSU's Teaching Excellence Awards nominee - years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Memberships

  •   FHEA - UKPSF
  •   Registered Physician - Professional Regulation Commission, Manila
  •   Member - The Philippine Society of Anatomists



Teaching


Teaching Experience:

  • 2003 - 2010 - Assistant Professor in Human Structural Biology - Our Lady of Fatima University, Manila
  • 2005 - 2010 - Assistant Professor, Basic Nursing Science Department coordinator in St. Luke's College of Nursing - Trinity University of Asia, Manila
  • 2010 -2013 - Lecturer - Allianze University College, Penang, Malaysia
  • 2013 - 2016 - Senior Lecturer and Phase I Clinical Skills Coordinator - Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia
  • 2016 - present - Associate Professor and Phase I Clinical Skills Coordinator - Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Modules currently involved in NUMed:

MBBS phase I:

  • Clinical skills and Communication
  • Nutrition, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Cardiovascular, Renal & Respiratory Medicine
  • Molecules to Disease
  • Life Cycle
  • Induction and Student Support

BSc Biomedical Sciences

  • The Nervous System and Respiratory Diseases
  • Microbiology and Immunology

Foundation Certificate in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Introduction to Basic Clinical Skills
  • Roles of Medical Doctor and Teams






    Research

    Research Interests

    Education

    • Instructional design development with IT (information technology) use
    • Digital divide and social equity in online education


    Publications