Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Staff Profile

Dr Jhoram Funtanares Nufable

Associate Professor

Background

Current role

  • Associate Professor
  • Clinical skills coordinator for Year 1 & 2 MBBS

Background

Jhoram has been with NUMed since 2013. His task is to keep the sessions in the clinical skills lab smoothly running for years 1 and 2. He is a general practitioner (GP) but has focused his career in the academe. He has been in teaching for 15 years and has an extensive teaching experience in several subjects. His fields of interest are clinical skills, human anatomy, embryology, biochemistry, physiology, and microbiology.

Workgroups and Committees

  • Year 1 and 2 Clinical skills 
  • Single Best Answer (SBA) and Short Answer Paper (SAP) Quality Review
  • OSCE Quality Review
  • Mentor-Mentee 
  • Inter-professional Education (IPE)
  • Year 1 and 2 Staff-student committee
  • Year 1 and 2 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 - 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

  • NUMed Awards 2019 - Staff Facilitator of the Year
  • NUSU's The Education Awards nominee - years 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Best Abstract for Poster Presentation Session - 15th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.

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, Year 1 and Year 2 Clinical Skills Coordinator - Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Modules currently involved in NUMed:

MBBS Year 1 & 2 (Essentials of Medical Practice):

  • Clinical skills and Communication
  • Foundation week module
  • All module cases (1 to 25)

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



    Publications

    • Nufable JN, Nufable SL, Guilding C. A Practitioner's Inquiry: Teaching Pre-clinical MBBS Students using a 'Question Based Instructional Design with Clickers'. In: 15th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC). 2018, Singapore: National University of Singapore.
    • Ho H, Nufable JF, Dotimas L, Basit S, Luna G. Developing Cognitive Competency in Nursing Care and Management of Communicable Diseases in an Interdisciplinary Team Learning Environment. 2008. Paranaque City, Philippines: Philippine Journal of Nursing Education, 18, 39-42.
    • Dotimas L, Senolos G, Tanawit G, Buzon D, Nufable JF, Enriquez A, Enriquez E, Gonzales N, Mayo R, Esquivel C, Tan A, Jacot R, Fernandez K, Pagsinohin N. Normal Flora and Environmental Sampling. In: Ho,H;Gan,R;Verbo,R;Guerrerro, ed. Microbiology and Parasitology, Laboratory Manual for Health Sciences. Quezon City: C and E Publishing, Inc, 2008.
    • Nufable JF. The lymphatic and immune systems. In: Ho, H; Gan, R; Verbo, R; Guerrerro, J, ed. Human Anatomy and Physiology Workbook and Laboratory Manual. Quezon City: C and E Publishing, Inc, 2008, pp.345-368.
    • Nufable JF. The Respiratory System. In: Ho, H; Gan, R; Verbo, R; Guerrerro, J, ed. Human Anatomy and Physiology Workbook and Laboratory Manual. Quezon City: C and E Publishing, Inc, 2008, pp.369-386.
    • Nufable JF. A survey of the presence of digenetic trematode larvae in freshwater snails collected in Bakas, Norzagaray, Bulacan. Manila: De La Salle University, 1997.