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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Zulkarnaen Ahmad Narihan  

Academic Post : Lecturer, DU54
Date Joining UNIMAS : 2nd May 2002
Qualifications : MB BCh BAO(Ireland)(1999), Master of Pathology(Anatomical Pathology)(UKM)(2006), Postgraduate Dip. in Teaching & Learning (2008)
Citizen : Malaysian
Appointment Status : Permanent
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Telephone : 082-581000 ext:5324



Working Experiences

  • Medical Lecturer, DU54 (2001 till present)
  • Senior Medical Lecturer, DU52 (2008-2011)
  • Medical Lecturer, UNIMAS (2006-2008)
  • Trainee Lecturer, UNIMAS (2002-2006)
  • Medical Officer, HUKM (2001-2002)
  • House Officer, HUKM (2000-2001)


Current Academic Responsibility

  • Medical programme Year 1 Coordinator
  • Lecturer in Pathology for Year 1 and Year 2
  • Lecturer in Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Posting MDP40702
  • Lecturer in Basic First Aid
  • Lecturer in Nursing Pathophysiology Posting
  • Lecturer in Physiology for CVS/Respiratory Block


Research Interests and Projects

  • Histomorphology of malignant neoplasm in Sarawak
  • A multi institutional study on Clinical Outcome of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) and the establishment of a Malaysian NPC tissue bank
  • Elective student year 2: Organ Donation
  • Elective student year 2: Diabetes Mellitus amongst UNIMAS Undergraduate



  • I Naqiyah, MI Nor Azlin, M Rohaizak, MR Zainul Rashid, AN Zulkarnaen. Isolated Axillary Recurrence From Endometrial Cancer: an unusual presentation. International Medical Journal 2005; 4(1)
  • Mazlina S, Shiraz MA, Hazim MY, Amran AR, Zulkarnaen AN, Wan Muhaizan WM. Sinonasal inverted papilloma with malignant transformation in the middle ear: a multicentric origin? J Laryngol Otol 2006 Jul;120(7):597-9. Epub 2006 May 4
  • Hayati AR Zulkarnaen AN,. An Immunohistochemical Study of CD1a and CD83-positive infiltrating  Dendritic Cell Density in Cervical Neoplasia. Int J Gynecol Pathol.
  • Hamizah R, Rohana AG, Anwar SA, Ong TZ, Hamzaini AH, Zulkarnaen AN. Splenic tuberculosis presenting as pyrexia of unknown origin. Med J Malaysia. 2007 Mar;62(1):70-1
  • K C Pua, A S B Khoo, Y Y Yap, S K Subramaniam, C A Ong, G Gopala Krishnan, H Shahid, Malaysian Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Study Group –(K C Pua, S Subathra, Y S Ee, M Goh, A H Rahmah, C H Fong, N Punithavathi, L M Ong, Y Y Yap, B D Dipak, R Deepak, F N Lau, P Shalini, M A Atiliyana, G Gopala Krishnan, S Shamshinder, M Anura, A Z Bustam, M Saad, M Dahalil, L M Looi, P Shahfinaz, O Hashim, C C Ng, O Rahmat, J Amin, A S B Khoo, N M Kumaran, S H Teo, L F Yap, S K Subramaniam, T S Tiong, U H Sim, T W Tharumalingam, D Norlida, M Zulkarnaen,W H Lai, C A Ong, S Bokari, C L Lum, A Vivekananda, A Othman, D Jayendran, A Kam, S Hassan, B Biswal, H Nik Fariza, H A Mubassir, A H Suzina Sheikh.) Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Database. Med J Malaysia Vol 3 Supplement C September 2008


Involvement in Professional Organization

  • Member of PPAU
  • Member of KEPUMAS
  • Member of Asia-Pasicif Society for Molecular Immunohistology
  • National Specialist Registry NSR number: 127294 (2010)
  • Malaysian Medical Association Member

Participation in Continuing Education and Services


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