Vision and Mission

The Department inculcates the culture of excellence in developing a better future in psychiatry through renowned education programmes based on Sejahtera Framework; collaborating and delivering innovative researches; and providing value-based clinical services.


Department of Psychiatry was established in the same year with the inception of the Kulliyyah of Medicine, which was in 1997. Since then, the department has a growing number of dedicated academic staff and support staff. The department is actively involved in the academic activities, research  and also clinical services.


Undergraduate Programme

The Department involved in Undergraduate Programme since the first intake of medical students in 1997.In earlier years, the lecturers involved in teaching basic psychology for Year 1 and 2 students. The department offers the MBBS 5802 course (Psychiatry) for the Year 5 students and MBBS 4908 course (Introduction to Psychiatry) for the Year 4 students. In these course, students are required to undergo 6 weeks of clinical activities in Psychiatry during Year 5 and 2 weeks of pre-exposure seminars and lectures in basic psychiatry during the Year 4. This psychitry posting is one of the six postings in Final Year Major Postings. Until now, about 25 batches of students had undergone training under this programme.

Postgraduate Activities

Postgraduate Programme

The Department started its postgraduate programme in 2017 with the first four students were our own trainee lecturers, and subsequently we enrolled students under Hadiah Latihan Persekutuan from Ministry of Health. This is a 4 years programme, which is divided into 3 phases. The students undergo clinical specialist training and have to sit for three examinations (Part 1, Part 2 and Final Examination) apart from other work-based assessments.

Current Active Students

Clinical Services

Outpatient Psychiatrist Clinic

Liaison Psychiatry

Inpatient Service at Dahlia Ward HTAA

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Research and Publications​

Number of Publications in the Department in Last 5 Years
Number of Publications in the Department in 2021
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% of Department Publications from total KOM Publications in 2021

(Source from IIUM Repository)


Academic Staff

Assoc. Prof. Dr Nora binti Mat Zin

Head of Department, Professor

Prof. Dr. Ramli bin Musa


Asst. Prof. Dr. Ali Sabri Radeef Al-Ani

Assistant Professor

Asst. Prof. Dr Mohd Faiz bin Md Tahir

Assistant Professor

Asst. Prof. Dr. Rozanizam bin Zakaria

Assistant professor

Asst. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Nabil bin Md Rosli

Assistant Professor

Asst. Prof. Dr. Nadzirah binti Ahmad Basri

Assistant Professor

Asst. Prof. Dr. Hijaz bin Hj Ridzwan

Assistant Professor

Asst. Prof. Dr. Fauzah Rahimah binti Mohd Ali

Assistant Professor

Administrative and Supporting Staff

Aidil Faszrul bin Abdul Rahim

Science Officer Ext. 4633

Zurina binti Ibrahim

Staff Nurse

Nur Fazlen binti Zainal Abidin

Medical Therapist (Physiotherapy)

Administrative Assistant (Clerical/Operation)

Ext. 4632


Contact Us:



Level 3, IIUM Indera Mahkota Campus, 25200 Kuantan Pahang 

Office: +609 -570 4632/4633



Psychiatry and Mental Health Clinic, 

Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Centre IIUM (IIUM Hospital) 

Tel: +609-591 2583