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Kamarul Imran Musa

Associate Professor

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Kamarul Imran Musa is the associate professor at the School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia. He obtained the medical degree in 1997 and later, the Master of Community Medicine and PhD degrees from Lancaster University, UK, in Epidemiology and Statistics. He is the Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (FACE) and the coordinator for the Doctor of Public Health programme at USM. His research interests include the modelling of diseases and their risk factors. Currently, he is leading three research projects, including one project under the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, one Fundamental Research Grant (FRGS) and one Research University (RU) grant. He has more than 130 articles indexed by SCOPUS with a total citation of 21955 and an h-index of 37.

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Research/Topics of Interest

Apply models to public health
Clinical trail design
Compartmental models
Geospatial models
Machine learning models
Outbreak science
Public health application of models
Public health policy/interventions
Social determinants of health
Spatial transmission patterns
Statistical models
Surveillance/case detection
medical epidemiology
statistical modelling
public health

Pathogens/Diseases of Main Interest/Expertise

COVID-19
Dengue
Tuberculosis (TB)
Vector-borne diseases

Countries of Work/Collaboration

Saudi Arabia
Malaysia
United Kingdom

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Papers

Hanis TM, Arifin WN, Haron J, Wan Abdul Rahman WF, Ruhaiyem NIR, Abdullah R, Musa KI. (2022). Factors Influencing Mammographic Density in Asian Women: A Retrospective Cohort Study in the Northeast Region of Peninsular Malaysia. Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland), 12(4)

Abdul Rahman MR, Abd Hamid AI, Noh NA, Omar H, Chai WJ, Idris Z, Ahmad AH, Fitzrol DN, Ab Ghani ARIG, Wan Mohamad WNA, Mohamed Mustafar MF, Hanafi MH, Reza MF, Umar H, Mohd Zulkifly MF, Ang SY, Zakaria Z, Musa KI, Othman A, Embong Z, Sapiai NA, Kandasamy R, Ibrahim H, Abdullah MZ, Amaruchkul K, Valdes-Sosa P, Luisa-Bringas M, Biswal B, Songsiri J, Yaacob HS, Sumari P, Jamir Singh PS, Azman A, Abdullah JM. (2022). Alteration in the Functional Organization of the Default Mode Network Following Closed Non-severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Frontiers in neuroscience, (16)

Islam MA, Kundu S, Hanis TM, Hajissa K, Musa KI. (2022). A Global Bibliometric Analysis on Antibiotic-Resistant Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis over the Last 25 Years (1996-2020). Antibiotics (Basel, Switzerland), 11(8)

Mat Said Z, Tengku Ismail TA, Abdul Hamid A, Sahathevan R, Abdul Aziz Z, Musa KI. (2022). The Malay version of the attitudes and beliefs about cardiovascular disease (ABCD-M) risk questionnaire: a translation, reliability and validation study. BMC public health, 22(1)

Sidek NN, Kamalakannan S, Tengku Ismail TA, Musa KI, Ibrahim KA, Abdul Aziz Z, Papachristou Nadal I. (2022). Experiences and needs of the caregivers of stroke survivors in Malaysia-A phenomenological exploration. Frontiers in neurology, (13)

Chai WJ, Abd Hamid AI, Omar H, Abdul Rahman MR, Fitzrol DN, Idris Z, Ghani ARI, Wan Mohamad WNA, Mustafar F, Hanafi MH, Kandasamy R, Abdullah MZ, Amaruchkul K, Valdes-Sosa PA, Bringas-Vega ML, Biswal B, Songsiri J, Yaacob H, Ibrahim H, Sumari P, Noh NA, Musa KI, Ahmad AH, Azman A, Jamir Singh PS, Othman A, Abdullah JM. (2022). Neural alterations in working memory of mild-moderate TBI: An fMRI study in Malaysia. Journal of neuroscience research

Haji Mukhti MI, Ibrahim MI, Tengku Ismail TA, Nadal IP, Kamalakannan S, Kinra S, Musa KI. (2022). Family Caregivers' Experiences and Coping Strategies in Managing Stroke Patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Exploration Study. International journal of environmental research and public health, 19(2)

Che Nawi CMNH, Omar MA, Keegan T, Yu YP, Musa KI. (2022). The Ten-Year Risk Prediction for Cardiovascular Disease for Malaysian Adults Using the Laboratory-Based and Office-Based (Globorisk) Prediction Model. Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania), 58(5)

Dinsuhaimi SI, Ab Razak A, Liza-Sharmini AT, Wan Mohammad WMZ, Yaakub A, Othman A, Daud A, Musa KI, Draman N, Besari A. (2022). Subjective Wellbeing and Its Associated Factors among University Community during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Northern Malaysia. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland), 10(6)

Haji Mukhti MI, Ibrahim MI, Tengku Ismail TA, Nadal IP, Kamalakannan S, Kinra S, Abdullah JM, Musa KI. (2022). Exploring the Need for Mobile Application in Stroke Management by Informal Caregivers: A Qualitative Study. International journal of environmental research and public health, 19(19)

Hanis TM, Islam MA, Musa KI. (2022). Diagnostic Accuracy of Machine Learning Models on Mammography in Breast Cancer Classification: A Meta-Analysis. Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland), 12(7)

Rodzlan Hasani WS, Hanis TM, Muhamad NA, Islam MA, Wee CX, Musa KI. (2022). Bibliometric Analysis of Global Research Activity on Premature Mortality. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland), 10(10)

Masrani AS, Nik Husain NR, Musa KI, Yasin AS. (2022). Trends and Spatial Pattern Analysis of Dengue Cases in Northeast Malaysia. Journal of preventive medicine and public health = Yebang Uihakhoe chi, 55(1)

Masrani AS, Nik Husain NR, Musa KI, Yasin AS. (2021). Prediction of Dengue Incidence in the Northeast Malaysia Based on Weather Data Using the Generalized Additive Model. BioMed research international, (2021)

Musa KI, Arifin WN, Mohd MH, Jamiluddin MS, Ahmad NA, Chen XW, Hanis TM, Bulgiba A. (2021). Measuring Time-Varying Effective Reproduction Numbers for COVID-19 and Their Relationship with Movement Control Order in Malaysia. International journal of environmental research and public health, 18(6)

A Rahim AI, Ibrahim MI, Musa KI, Chua SL, Yaacob NM. (2021). Assessing Patient-Perceived Hospital Service Quality and Sentiment in Malaysian Public Hospitals Using Machine Learning and Facebook Reviews. International journal of environmental research and public health, 18(18)

Mat Said Z, Musa KI, Tengku Ismail TA, Abdul Hamid A, Sahathevan R, Abdul Aziz Z, Feigin V. (2021). The Effectiveness of Stroke Riskometer™ in Improving Stroke Risk Awareness in Malaysia: A Study Protocol of a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. Neuroepidemiology

Rahim AIA, Ibrahim MI, Musa KI, Chua SL, Yaacob NM. (2021). Patient Satisfaction and Hospital Quality of Care Evaluation in Malaysia Using SERVQUAL and Facebook. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland), 9(10)

A Rahim AI, Ibrahim MI, Musa KI, Chua SL. (2021). Facebook Reviews as a Supplemental Tool for Hospital Patient Satisfaction and Its Relationship with Hospital Accreditation in Malaysia. International journal of environmental research and public health, 18(14)

Galler JR, Bringas-Vega ML, Tang Q, Rabinowitz AG, Musa KI, Chai WJ, Omar H, Abdul Rahman MR, Abd Hamid AI, Abdullah JM, Valdés-Sosa PA. (2021). Neurodevelopmental effects of childhood malnutrition: A neuroimaging perspective. NeuroImage, (231)

Hanis TM, Islam MA, Musa KI. (2021). Top 100 Most-Cited Publications on Breast Cancer and Machine Learning Research: A Bibliometric Analysis. Current medicinal chemistry

Rahim AIA, Ibrahim MI, Chua SL, Musa KI. (2021). Hospital Facebook Reviews Analysis Using a Machine Learning Sentiment Analyzer and Quality Classifier. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland), 9(12)

Ahmad NA, Mohd MH, Musa KI, Abdullah JM, Othman NA. (2021). Modelling COVID-19 Scenarios for the States and Federal Territories of Malaysia. The Malaysian journal of medical sciences : MJMS, 28(5)

Ahmad MH, Ibrahim MI, Ab Rahman A, Musa KI, Mohd Zain F, Mohd Zain R, Hasan R, Hassan N, Ahmad I, Idris NS. (2020). Tobacco Denormalization Indicator in the Prevalence of Positive Smoker Identity and Its Associated Factors. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(7)

Arumugam P, Tengku Ismail TA, Daud A, Musa KI, A Hamid NA, Ismail SB, Mohd Said Z. (2020). Treatment-Seeking Behavior Among Male Civil Servants in Northeastern Malaysia: A Mixed-Methods Study. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(8)

Awaluddin SM, Ismail N, Zakaria Y, Yasin SM, Razali A, Mutalip MHA, Lodz NA, Musa KI, Kusnin F, Aris T. (2020). Characteristics of paediatric patients with tuberculosis and associated determinants of treatment success in Malaysia using the MyTB version 2.1 database over five years. BMC public health, 20(1)

Musa KI, Abdullah JM. (2020). Malaysia and COVID-19: In Data We Trust. The Malaysian journal of medical sciences : MJMS, 27(6)

Abdullah JM, Wan Ismail WFN, Mohamad I, Ab Razak A, Harun A, Musa KI, Lee YY. (2020). A Critical Appraisal of COVID-19 in Malaysia and Beyond. The Malaysian journal of medical sciences : MJMS, 27(2)

Ahmad MH, Ibrahim MI, Ab Rahman A, Musa KI, Mohd Zin F, Mohd Zain R, Hasan R, Hassan N, Ahmad I, Idris NS. (2019). Development and Validation of Positive Smoker Identity Questionnaire (PSmoQi): A New Instrument for Smoking Cessation Correlates. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(3)

Chen XW, Shafei MN, Abdullah JM, Musa KI. (2019). Reliability of Telephone Interview for Assessment of Long-Term Stroke Outcomes: Evidence from Interrater Analysis. Neuroepidemiology, 52(3-4)

Chen XW, Shafei MN, Aziz ZA, Sidek NN, Musa KI. (2019). Trends in stroke outcomes at hospital discharge in first-ever stroke patients: Observations from the Malaysia National Stroke Registry (2009-2017). Journal of the neurological sciences, (401)

Hamzah FH, Mohd Hairon S, Yaacob NM, Musa KI. (2019). Effect of MyMAFI-A Newly Developed Mobile App for Field Investigation of Food Poisoning Outbreak on the Timeliness in Reporting: A Randomized Crossover Trial. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(14)

Hwong WY, Bots ML, Selvarajah S, Sivasampu S, Reidpath DD, Law WC, Musa KI, Vaartjes I. (2019). Sex differences in stroke metrics among Southeast Asian countries: Results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society, 14(8)

Ankathil R, Mustapha MA, Abdul Aziz AA, Mohd Shahpudin SN, Zakaria AD, Abu Hassan MR, Musa KI. (2019). Contribution of Genetic Polymorphisms of Inflammation Response Genes on Sporadic Colorectal Cancer Predisposition Risk in Malaysian Patients - A Case Control Study. Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP, 20(6)

Sukeri S, Daud A, Musa KI, Idris N. (2019). A 10-Year Journey of the USM Master and Doctoral Degrees in Public Health. The Malaysian journal of medical sciences : MJMS, 26(6)

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