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Mdm. Rasidah Abdul Wahab 

Academic Post : Lecturer, DS45
Date Joining UNIMAS : 2nd July 2008
Qualifications : Human Sciences(Psychology), UKM , Master of Health Sciences(Health Education), Uni. of Surrey, UK, MPhil Health Psychology
Citizen : Malaysian
Appointment Status : Permanent
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Working Experiences

  • Health Education Officer, Sarawak Generel Hospital (1995-1998)
  • Health Education Officer, Divisional Health Office Sibu (1998-1999)


Current Academic Responsibility

  • Teaching both medical and nursing student of undergraduate programme
  • Member, Medical Education Unit


Research Interests and Projects

Main research interest is on illness perception, health behaviour and health promotion of chronic diseases perticularly hypertension. I'm also interested in the study looking at the aspect of development, implementation and evaluation of an intervention of chronic diseases with application of various health behaviour models.

Current research project :

  1. Validation of Malay version of the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire among Malaysian hypertensive patients
  2. Graduate Assessment Project 2009
  • IRPA Project: Lifestyle of Children with Special Needs in Malaysia - UNIMAS/USM (1999-2001)
  • IRPA Project: A study to Improve Occupational Health & Environemental Safety among Oil Palm Plantation Workers in Malaysia - UNIMAS/USM (1999-2002)
  • Project: Kajian Penilaian Program Susu Sekolah - UNIMAS/Jab. Pendidikan Negeri Sarawak (1999)


  • Abdul Wahab, R. (2001) Study on Social Ability of Children with Special Needs in Kelantan and Sarawak. Buletin Kesihatan Masyarakat, Isu Khas.
  • Health Education Materials (3 posters/ 3 pamplets/ 3 booklet) or IRPA Project: Lifestyle of Children with Special Needs in Malaysia - UNIMAS/USM(1999-2001)
  • Bohari, H., Ahmad, M., Awang Mahmod, A.I., and Abd Wahab, R. (2001) Masalah pemakanan di kalangan murid sekolah rendah di Sarawak, 1999. Buletin Kesihatan Masyarakat, Isu Khas: 186-195


Involvement in Professional Organization


Participation in Continuing Education and Services


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