Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Director of Clinical Campus , School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University , 12/09/2018 to present
  • Discipline Coordinator, Paediatrics Programme , School of Medicine , 01/01/2015 to present
  • Professor II, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 02/01/2014 to present
  • Coordinator, Senior Clerkship Programme , School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences , 01/04/2015 to 31/08/2019
  • Head of School (Acting), School of Medicine , 12/03/2018 to 02/09/2018
  • Stream Coordinator, Year Five, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences , 01/05/2017 to 11/03/2018
  • Associate Professor I, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 02/01/2014 to 31/05/2017
  • Associate Professor in Paediatrics and Head, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit , University of Malaya , 26/11/2012 to 31/12/2013
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • MBBS, THE UNIVERSIY OF QUEENSLAND, Australia
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • MRCPCH, ROYAL COLLEGE OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH, United Kingdom
  • MRCP (PAEDS), ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, United Kingdom
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Asian Centre of Evidence Synthesis (a chapter of the Global Evidenec Synthesis Initiative (GESI)) , Founding member , 2017 to present (International)
  • Credentialialed as subspecialist in Neonatology (Paediatrics) by the Malaysian National Specialist Register, Member, Since 2011 (National)
  • Credentialiad as Specialist in Paediatrics by the Malaysian National Specialist Register , Member, Since 2009 (National)
  • College of Paediatrics, Academy of Medicine Malaysia , Academic Member, Since 2008 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Paediatrics (Paediatrics, Neonatology, Evidence Synthesis, Evidence based practice, Medical Education, Medical Quality Improvement )
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Paediatrics , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (12/2018)
  • Paediatrics , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (12/2017)
  • Paediatrics , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (12/2016)
  • Paediatrics , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (12/2015)
  • Paediatrics , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (12/2014)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Article in Journals
2019
  • Siew Li Teoh, Surachat Ngorsuraches, Nai Ming Lai, Mukdarut Bangpan, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk: Factors affecting consumers’ decisions on the use of nutraceuticals: a systematic review. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 01/2019;, DOI:10.1080/09637486.2018.1538326 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nai Ming Lai, Chang MWS, Siok Shen Ng, Fiona Stanaway, Shir Ley Tan, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk: Animal-assisted therapy for dementia (protocol). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 01/2019;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD013243. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan K, Lai NM, Jones LJ, Plottier GK, Dargaville PA. Automated oxygen delivery for preterm infants with respiratory dysfunction. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD013294. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013294. (ISI-Indexed)
  • CF Ngim, H Ibrahim, N Abdullah, NM Lai, RKM Tan, CS Ng, A Ramadas. A web-based educational intervention module to improve knowledge and attitudes towards thalassaemia prevention in Malaysian young adults. Med J Malaysia Vol 74 (3) June 2019 219-225. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Lai NM. How does ibuprofen compare with standard indomethacin therapy for preterm/low birth weight infants with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)? (on behalf of Cochrane Clinical Answers Editors). Cochrane Clinical Answers 2019. DOI:10.1002/cca.2393
  • Nai Ming Lai, Joni M.J. Ong, Kee-Hsin Chen, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, Colleen Ovelman, Roger Soll: Are Neonatal Trials Better Conducted and Reported over the Last 6 Decades? An Analysis on Their Risk-of-Bias Status in Cochrane Reviews. Neonatology 08/2019, DOI:10.1159/000497423 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Lai NM. What are the benefits and harms of vaccines for the prevention of rotavirus diarrhea? (on behalf of Cochrane Clinical Answers Editors). Cochrane Clinical Answers 2019. DOI:10.1002/cca.2587
  • Nai Ming Lai, Joni Mei-Jun Ong, Kee-Hsin Chen, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, Colleen Ovelman, Roger Soll: Decreasing Number of Conclusive Neonatal Reviews: Increasing Role for Shared Decision-Making?. Neonatology 09/2019;, DOI:10.1159/000502492 (ISI-Indexed)
2018
  • Siok Shen Ng, Nai Ming Lai, Surakit Nathisuwan, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk: Interventions and Strategies to Improve Oral Anticoagulant Use in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review of Systematic Reviews. Clinical Drug Investigation 03/2018;, DOI:10.1007/s40261-018-0641-5 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Siew Li Teoh, Nai Ming Lai, Possatorn Vanichkulpitak, Vladimir Vuksan, Hoang Ho, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk: Clinical evidence on dietary supplementation with chia seed (Salvia hispanica L.): a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nutrition Reviews 02/2018; 76(4)., DOI:10.1093/nutrit/nux071 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Lai NM. In preterm infants with evolving or established bronchopulmonary dysplasia, what are the effects of systemic corticosteroids administered within eight days after birth? (on behalf of Cochrane Clinical Answers Editors). Cochrane Clinical Answers 2018. DOI: 10.1002/cca.2018.
  • Lai NM. In preterm and/or low birth weight infants, how does plastic wrap or bag compare with routine care for preventing hypothermia? (on behalf of Cochrane Clinical Answers Editors). Cochrane Clinical Answers 2018. DOI: 10.1002/cca.2023.
  • Lai NM. Does vitamin D supplementation help to prevent pneumonia in infants? (on behalf of Cochrane Clinical Answers Editors). Cochrane Clinical Answers 2018. DOI: 10.1002/cca.2081.
  • Lai NM. How does acetaminophen (paracetamol) compare with other interventions for preterm or low birth weight infants with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)? (on behalf of Cochrane Clinical Answers Editors). Cochrane Clinical Answers 2018. DOI: 10.1002/cca.2165.
  • Lai NM. How does higher compare with lower amino acid intake in parenteral nutrition for very low birth weight or very preterm infants? (on behalf of Cochrane Clinical Answers Editors). Cochrane Clinical Answers 2018. DOI: 10.1002/cca.2181.
  • Fadilah S. Abdul Wahid, Nor Azimah Ismail, Wan Fariza Wan Jamaluddin, Nor Asiah Muhamad, Mohamad Mohamad Azim Mohamad Idris, Nai Ming Lai: Efficacy and Safety of Autologous Cell-based Therapy in Patients with No-option Critical Limb lschaemia: A Meta-Analysis. Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy 03/2018; 13., DOI:10.2174/1574888X13666180313141416 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Abdul Wahid SF, Ismail NA, Wan Jamaludin WF, Muhamad NA, Abdul Hamid MKA, Harunarashid H, Lai NM. Autologous cells derived from different sources and administered using different regimens for 'no-option' critical lower limb ischaemia patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010747. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010747.pub2. (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Lee SWH, Lai NM, Chen WS, Sellappans R. Interventions for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus fasting during Ramadan. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD013178. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013178. (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Sawangjit R, Dilokthornsakul P, Lloyd‐Lavery A, Chua S, Lai NM, Dellavalle R, Chaiyakunapruk N. Systemic treatments for eczema: a network meta‐analysis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD013206. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013206. (ISI-Indexed)
     
2017
  • Yeo KT, Kong JY, Sasi A, Tan K, Lai NM. Stopping feeds for prevention of transfusion-associated necrotising enterocolitis in preterm infants (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD012888. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012888. (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Wan Najbah Nik Nabil, Ren Jye Lim, Si Yan Chan, Nai Ming Lai, Ai Ch'i Liew: A systematic review on Chinese herbal treatment for radiotherapy-induced xerostomia in head and neck cancer patients. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice 10/2017; DOI:10.1016/j.ctcp.2017.10.004 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Lai N.M., Ahmad Kamar A., Choo Y.M., Kong J.Y., Ngim C.F.(2017). Fluid supplementation for neonatal unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017(8), pp. (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Choong Yi Fong, Chee Geap Tay, Lai Choo Ong, Nai Ming Lai: Chloral hydrate as a sedating agent for neurodiagnostic procedures in children (review). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 11/2017;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011786.pub2 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Chong HY, Lai NM, Apisarnthanarak A, Chaiyakunapruk N: Comparative Efficacy of Antimicrobial Central Venous Catheters in Reducing Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections in Adults: Abridged Cochrane Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. Clinical Infectious Diseases 04/2017; 64(suppl 2):S131-S140., DOI:10.1093/cid/cix019 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Lee S.W.H., Chaiyakunapruk N., Lai N.M.(2017). What G6PD-deficient individuals should really avoid. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 83(1), pp.211-212 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lai Y.K., Lai N.M., Lee S.W.H.(2017). Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and risk of diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Hematology, 96(5), pp.839-845 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee S.W.H., Lai N.M., Chaiyakunapruk N., Chong D.W.K.(2017). Adverse effects of herbal or dietary supplements in G6PD deficiency: a systematic review. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 83(1), pp.172-179 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ngim C.F., Lai N.M., Hong J.Y.H., Tan S.L., Ramadas A., Muthukumarasamy P., Thong M.-K.(2017). Growth hormone therapy for people with thalassaemia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017(9), pp. (ISI-Indexed)
     
2016
  • S Saokaew, R Sawangjit, N Lai, P Suan-ek, M Piromyapron, A Visudtibhan, L Thampratankul, N Chaiyakunapruk: Comparative Effectiveness of Pharmacological Interventions For Preventing Migraine In Children And Adolescent: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. Value in Health 11/2016; 19(7):A873., DOI:10.1016/j.jval.2016.08.349 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdul Wahid SF, Law ZK, Ismail NA, Azman Ali R, Lai NM: Cell-based therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease (review). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 11/2016;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011742.pub2. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ng RT, Lee WS, Ang HL, Teo KM, Yik YI, Lai NM: Transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TES) for treatment of constipation in children (Review). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 11/2016;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD010873.pub4 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chin Fang Ngim, Nai Ming Lai, Janet Y Hong, Shir Ley Tan, Amutha Ramadas, Premala Muthukumarasamy, Meow-Keong Thong: Growth hormone therapy for people with thalassaemia (protocol). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 07/2016; DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD012284 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ngim C.F., Lai N.M., Hong J.Y., Tan S.L., Ramadas A., Muthukumarasamy P., Thong M.-K. (2016). Growth hormone therapy for people with thalassaemia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016(7), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Choo Y.M., Ahmad Kamar A., Tengku Kamalden T.A.F., Looi M.L., Tan K., Lai N.M. (2016). Lutein and zeaxanthin for reducing morbidity and mortality in preterm infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016(5), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Siew Li Teoh, Suthinee Sudfangsai, Pisake Lumbiganon, Malinee Laopaiboon, Nai Ming Lai, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk: Chicken Essence for Cognitive Function Improvement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Nutrients 01/2016; 8(1):57., DOI:10.3390/nu8010057 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nai Ming Lai, Jacqueline E Taylor, Kenneth Tan, Yao Mun Choo, Azanna Ahmad Kamar, Nor Asiah Muhamad: Antimicrobial dressings for the prevention of catheter-related infections in newborn infants with central venous catheters (Review). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 03/2016;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011082.pub2. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ibrahim M., Jones L.J., Lai N.M., Tan K. (2016). Dexmedetomidine for analgesia and sedation in newborn infants receiving mechanical ventilation (protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016(9), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Siew Li Teoh, Suthinee Sudfangsai, Pisake Lumbiganon, Malinee Laopaiboon, Nai Ming Lai, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk: Reply to C. Stewart’s Letter to the Editor Re: Teoh SL et al., Nutrients 2016, 8, 57. Nutrients 04/2016; 8(4):228., DOI:10.3390/nu8040228 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teoh, Siew Li; Sudfangsai, Suthinee; Lumbiganon, Pisake; Laopaiboon, Malinee; Lai, Nai Ming; Chaiyakunapruk, Nathorn (2016). Reply to C. Stewart's Letter to the Editor Re: Teoh SL et al., Nutrients 2016, 8, 57. NUTRIENTS, 8(4), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdul Wahid S.F., Law Z.K., Ismail N.A., Azman Ali R., Lai N.M. (2016). Cell-based therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016(11), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lai N.M., Lai N.A., O'Riordan E., Chaiyakunapruk N., Taylor J.E., Tan K. (2016). Skin antisepsis for reducing central venous catheter-related infections. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016(7), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ng R.T., Lee W.S., Ang H.L., Teo K.M., Yik Y.I., Lai N.M. (2016). Transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TES) for treatment of constipation in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016(7), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lai N.M., Foong S.C., Foong W.C., Tan K. (2016). Co-bedding in neonatal nursery for promoting growth and neurodevelopment in stable preterm twins. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016(4), pp.- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nai Ming Lai, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, Nai An Lai, Elizabeth O'Riordan, Wilson Shu Cheng Pau, Sanjay Saint: Catheter impregnation, coating or bonding for reducing central venous catheter-related infections in adults. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 06/2013; 6(6):CD007878., DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD007878.pub2 (ISI-Indexed)
2015
  • Ngim C.F., Ibrahim H., Lai N.M., Ng C.S. (2015). A single centre study on birth of children with transfusion-dependent thalassaemia in Malaysia and reasons for ineffective prevention. Prenatal Diagnosis 35(1), pp.51-59 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Jacqueline E Taylor, Kenneth Tan, Nai Ming Lai, Susan J McDonald: Antibiotic lock for the prevention of catheter-related infection in neonates (review). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 06/2015; 6(6)., DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD010336.pub2 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdul Wahid SF, Zhe Kang Law, Nai Ming Lai, Nor Azimah Ismail, Azman Ali R: Cell-based therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease (Protocol). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 06/2015;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011742. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Choong Yi Fong, Chee Geap Tay, Lai Choo Ong, Nai Ming Lai: Chloral hydrate as a sedating agent for neurodiagnostic procedures in children (protocol). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 07/2015;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011786. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nai Ming Lai, Azanna Ahmad Kamar, Yao Mun Choo, Juin Yee Kong, Chin Fang Ngim: Fluid supplementation for neonatal unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia (protocol). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 09/2015; DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011891 (ISI-Indexed)
2014
  • Nai Ming Lai, Jacqueline E Taylor, Kenneth Tan, Yao Mun Choo, Azanna Ahmad Kamar, Nor Asiah Muhamad, Roslaili Khairudin: Antimicrobial dressings for the prevention of catheter-related infections in newborn infants with central venous catheters. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 05/2014; 3(5)., DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011082. (ISI-Indexed)
  • S. Fadilah Abdul Wahid, Nor-Azimah Ismail, Mohd-Razif Mohd-Idris, Fariza Wan Jamaluddin, NorRafeah Tumian, Ernie Yap Sze-Wei, Norasiah Muhammad, Ming Lai Nai: Comparison of Reduced-Intensity and Myeloablative Conditioning Regimens for Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Meta-Analysis. Stem Cells and Development 07/2014; 23(21)., DOI:10.1089/scd.2014.0123 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rahizan Issa, Nor Asiah Muhamad, Nai Ming Lai, Rohaidah Hashim, Ezalia Esa, Mohd Yusoff Adon, Normi Mustapha, Wan Ariffin Abdullah, Tsiao Yi Yap, Azura Mohd Noor, Nik Nur Eliza Mohamed, Zalilah Abdullah: Non-pharmacological measures for preventing opportunistic infection in patients with haematological malignancies (protocol). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 09/2014;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011295 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chin Fang Ngim, Chen Siew Ng, Nai Ming Lai: Post-transfusion Hypertension and Seizure in Congenital Hemolytic anemia: A Case Report and Literature Review. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 01/2014; 60(3)., DOI:10.1093/tropej/fmu003 (ISI-Indexed)
2013
  • Siew Eng Choon, Nai Ming Lai, Norshaleyna A Mohammad, Nalini M Nanu, Kwee Eng Tey, Shang Fern Chew: Clinical profile, morbidity, and outcome of adult-onset generalized pustular psoriasis: ANALYSIS of 102 cases seen in a tertiary hospital in Johor, Malaysia. International journal of dermatology 08/2013; 53(6)., DOI:10.1111/ijd.12070 (ISI-Indexed)
  • C F Ngim, N M Lai, H Ibrahim: Counseling for prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy due to thalassemia major: A survey of health care workers' practices in Malaysia. Prenatal Diagnosis 12/2013; 33(13)., DOI:10.1002/pd.4233 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ng RT, Lai NM, Lee WS, Ang HL, Teo KM: Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for treatment of constipation in children (Protocol). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 12/2013;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD010873 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Taylor JE, Tan K, Lai NM, McDonald SJ: Antibiotic lock for the prevention of catheter-related sepsis in neonates (Protocol). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 01/2013;DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD01033 (ISI-Indexed)
  • S Fadilah Abdul Wahid, Nor Azimah Ismail, Muhammad Khairul Azaham Abdul Hamid, Hanafiah Harunarashid, Muhamad Azim Mohd Idris, Nor Asiah Muhamad, Nai Ming Lai: Different sources of autologous mononuclear cells and stem cells for critical lower limb ischaemia (protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 09/2013;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD010747 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nai Ming Lai: Teaching evidence-based medicine: a clinician’s perspective. Malaysian Family Physician 01/2013; 8(2):6-11. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Chin Fang Ngim, Nai Ming Lai, Hishamshah Ibrahim, Vanassa Ratnasingam: Attitudes towards prenatal diagnosis and abortion in a multi-ethnic country: a survey among parents of children with Thalassaemia major in Malaysia. Journal of Community Genetics 01/2013; 4(2)., DOI:10.1007/s12687-012-0133-x (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2012
  • Kenneth Tan, Nai Ming Lai, Ajay Sharma: Surfactant for bacterial pneumonia in late preterm and term infants. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 02/2012; 2(2):CD008155., DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD008155.pub2 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kenneth Tan, Nai Ming Lai: Telemedicine for the support of parents of high-risk newborn infants. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 06/2012; 6(6):CD006818., DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD006818.pub2 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Siew-Eng Choon, Nai-Ming Lai: An epidemiological and clinical analysis of cutaneous adverse drug reactions seen in a tertiary hospital in Johor, Malaysia. Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology 11/2012; 78(6):734-9., DOI:10.4103/0378-6323.102367 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nai Ming Lai, Siew Cheng Foong, Wai Cheng Foong, Kenneth Tan: Co-bedding in neonatal nursery for promoting growth and neurodevelopment in stable preterm twins. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 12/2012; 12(12):CD008313., DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD008313.pub2 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nai Ming Lai, Nai An Lai, Elizabeth O'Riordan, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, Jacqueline E. Taylor, Kenneth Tan: Skin antisepsis for reducing central venous catheter related infections (Protocol). Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 10/2012;, DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD010140 (ISI-Indexed)
  • N M Lai, C L Teng, S Nalliah: Assessing Undergraduate Competence in Evidence based Medicine: A Preliminary Study on the Correlation Between Two Objective Instruments. Education for Health Change in Learning & Practice 07/2012; 25(1):33-39., DOI:10.4103/1357-6283.99204 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • N M Lai, C F Ngim, P D Fullerton: Teaching Medical Students Neonatal Resuscitation: Knowledge Gained and Retained from a Brief Simulation-based Training Workshop. Education for Health Change in Learning & Practice 11/2012; 25(2):105-10., DOI:10.4103/1357-6283.103457 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Dwayne Tun Soong Chang, Nai Ming Lai, Natalie Su Quin Ng, Wei Ping Ho, Thye Yuen Tan, Juliana Leng May Chua, Mohd Nizam bin Mat Bah: Adherence to Major Standard Precautions: An Audit of Venepuncture and Intravenous Cannula Insertion in the Paediatric Unit at Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru. Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, Vol. 18 (1), June 2012: 29-39
2011
  • Nai Ming Lai, Cheong Lieng Teng, Ming Lee Lee: Interpreting systematic reviews: Are we ready to make our own conclusions? A cross-sectional study. BMC Medicine 03/2011; 9(1):30., DOI:10.1186/1741-7015-9-30 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nai Ming Lai, Cheong Lieng Teng: Self-perceived competence correlates poorly with objectively measured competence in Evidence Based Medicine among medical students. BMC Medical Education 05/2011; 11(1):25., DOI:10.1186/1472-6920-11-25 (ISI-Indexed)
2010
  • N M Lai, M L Tan, S Y Quah, E L Tan, K W Foong: Over-investigated and under-treated: Children with febrile convulsion in a malaysian district hospital. Singapore Medical Journal 09/2010; 51(9):724-9. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lai NM, Nalliah S: Information-seeking Practices of Senior Medical Students: The Impact of an Evidence-based Medicine Training Programme. Education for Health Change in Learning & Practice 04/2010; 23(1):151. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Nai Ming Lai, Cheong Lieng Teng, Ming Lee Lee: The place and barriers of evidence based practice: Knowledge and perceptions of medical, nursing and allied health practitioners in Malaysia. BMC Research Notes 11/2010; 3(1):279., DOI:10.1186/1756-0500-3-279 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2009
  • Nai Ming Lai: Dissecting students’ bedside clinical questions using the ‘PICO’ framework. Medical Education 05/2009; 43(5):479-80., DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03320.x (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lai NM, Teng CL: Competence in evidence-based medicine of senior medical students following a clinically integrated training programme. Hong Kong Medical Journal 10/2009; 15(5):332-8. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lai NM. Evidence Based Medicine series: Asking focused answerable clinical questions. Malaysian Family Physicians 2009; 4(1): 23-25. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lai NM: Evidence Based Medicine Series: Part 4. Why Some Good Studies with Clinically Important Results Cannot be Applied to Our Patients. Malaysian Family Physician 08/2009; 4(2-3); 63-65 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lai NM, Nalliah S, Jutti RC, Hla YY, Lim VKE: The educational environment and self-perceived clinical competence of senior medical students in a Malaysian medical school. Education for Health Change in Learning & Practice 08/2009; 22(2):148. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lai NM: Evidence Based Medicine Series: Evidence Based Medicine: An Overview. Malaysian Family Physicians 04/2009; 4(1); 19-22. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Lai NM. Evidence Based Medicine Series: Part 3. Appraising the Evidence are the results valid and clinically Important? Malaysian Family Physician. 2009; 4(2-3): 57–62. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2007
  • Li-Cher Loh, Nai Ming Lai, Sivalingam Nalliah, Ramesh-Chandra Jutti: The concept and implementation of "distributed learning" - Our early experience. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore 11/2007; 36(10):867-70. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lai NM, Sivalingam N, Ramesh JC: Medical students in their final six months of training: Progress in self-perceived clinical competence, and relationship between experience and confidence in practical skills. Singapore medical journal 12/2007; 48(11):1018-27. (ISI-Indexed)
2006
  • Nai Ming Lai, Samuel V Rajadurai, K H H Tan: Increased energy intake for preterm infants with (or developing) bronchopulmonary dysplasia/chronic lung disease. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) 07/2006; 3(3):CD005093., DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD005093.pub2 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lai NM, Ramesh JC: The product of outcome-based undergraduate medical education: Competencies and readiness for internship. Singapore medical journal 01/2007; 47(12):1053-62. (ISI-Indexed)
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Evidence synthesis to guide practice in ageing population: Focusing on the roles of physical, social and cognitive interventions, Project Leader, 2017 to 2021 (Taylor's University)
  • Effects of healthcare interventions in the health status of Orang Asli community in Kg. Teras, Slim River, Perak, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Evidence synthesis to guide practice via Cochrane Systematic Reviewing: Measures for reducing central venous catheter related infections in neonatal and adult intensive care, Project Leader, 2013 to 2015 (National)
EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer for journal: Phytomedicine , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer for Diabetic Medicine , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: BioMed Central (BMC) Paediatrics , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Swiss National Science Foundation Research Grant Application , 2018 to 2018 (Project)
  • Reviewer: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy , 2018 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Journal of Applied Microbiology , 2018 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • PhD External Examiner: Foo Chee Yong (Monash University Malaysia) , 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • Reviewer: Nutrition , 2017 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: International Journal for Quality in Health Care , 2017 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Advisor- British Medical Journal (Uncertainties/Change series) , 2017 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: BMC Cancer , 2017 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: American Journal of Infection Control , 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Acta Paediatrica , 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Paediatric Pulmonology , 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Masters (Research) Thesis Examiner: Kua Kok Pim (Monash University Malaysia) , 2016 to 2016 (Thesis)
  • Reviewer: Pediatrics , 2016 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • KL International Neonatology Conference , 2015 to 2017 (International Conference )
  • Reviewer: Critical Care Nurse, 2015 to 2015 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology , 2015 to 2015 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: BMJ Open , 2015 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • International Advisory Committee: International Society of Evidence Based Health Care (ISEHC) Conference 2014, Taipei , 2014 to 2014 (International Society of Evidence Based Health Care (ISEHC) Conference 2014, Taipei )
  • Associate Editor: Cochrane Clinical Answers, 2013 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine , 2013 to 2013 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Singapore Medical Journal , 2013 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Teaching and Learning in Medicine , 2012 to 2012 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making , 2012 to 2012 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: BMC Medical Education , 2012 to 2017 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: The Clinical Teacher , 2012 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: PLOS One , 2009 to 2009 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Biomedical Central (BMC) Research Notes , 2009 to 2009 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer- British Medical Journal , 2009 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Journal of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine , 2009 to 2009 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Malaysian Family Physicians , 2009 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Health Policy and Risk Management , 2008 to 2008 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2007 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer: Medical Education , 2007 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
CONSULTANCY PROJECT
(Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
  • Palm oil and Human Health: Evidence Synthesis Project , National Institute of Heath, Ministry of Health, Malaysia , 01/08/2016 to 31/12/2017, Consultant  (Government Sector)
  • Visiting Consultant Paediatrician, Hospital Bentong , Hospital Bentong , 01/03/2016 to 31/07/2020, Clinical Consultant  (Government Sector)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • Vinesha Selvarajah , PhD/ Doctoral  (Co-supervisor (External))
  • LIM YI HENG  (Main Supervisor)
COMPLETED
  • Clinical Evidence Synthesis and Consumer Preferences on Nutraceuticals , Teoh Siew Li , PhD/ Doctoral  (Co-supervisor (External))
  • Clinical and Economic Evaluation of Anticoagulation Interventions for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation in South East Asia Countries, Ng Shiok Shen , PhD/ Doctoral  (Co-supervisor (External))
  • Fenofibrate for newborn infants requiring phototherapy for hyperbilirubinaemia: randomised controlled trial, Vaishnavi A/P Nadesonmulu , Master by Coursework  (Co-supervisor (External))
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Practice of rapid evidence synthesis among systematic review authors in Ministry of Health, Malaysia, Global Evidence Summit , 13/09/2017 to 16/09/2017, Cochrane South Africa, International Society of Evidence Based Health Care, Joanna Briggs Institute and Guideline International  (International)
  • Use of Cochrane Reviews in developing Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) in Malaysia, 23th Cochrane Colloquium, Vienna , 03/10/2015 to 08/10/2015, Cochrane Austria  (International)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • THE USE OF COMPOSITE OUTCOMES IN NEONATAL TRIALS: AN ANALYSIS OF THE COCHRANE REVIEWS, 25th Cochrane Colloquium , 15/09/2018 to 18/09/2018, The Cochrane Collaboration  (International)
  • THE CHOICE OF POPULATION AND OUTCOMES IN NEONATAL TRIALS ON HYPERBILIRUBINAEMIA: ARE THEY RELEVANT? AN ANALYSIS OF COCHRANE NEONATAL REVIEWS, 25th Cochrane Colloquium , 15/09/2018 to 18/10/2018, The Cochrane Collaboration  (International)
  • Randomized control trial using fenofibrate in combination with phototherapy compared to phototherapy alone in treating unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in neonates: an interim analysis (awared first prize) , Kuala Lumpur International Neonatology Conference (KLINC), 22/11/2017 to 25/11/2017, University of Malaya Paediatric Department, College of Paediatrics Malaysia, Perinatal Society of Malaysia (International)
  • How conclusive are Cochrane neonatal reviews?, 24th Cochrane Colloquium, 23/10/2016 to 28/10/2016, Cochrane Korea  (International)
  • How often are patient-important outcomes represented in neonatal randomized-controlled trials? An assessment of Cochrane neonatal reviews, 24th Cochrane Colloquium, Seoul , 23/10/2016 to 28/10/2016, Cochrane Korea  (International)
  • Antimicrobial dressings for the prevention of catheter-related infections in newborn infants with central venous catheters. , Australia and New Zealand Perinatal Society Congress 2015, 17/04/2015 to 20/04/2015, Australia and New Zealand Perinatal Society (International)
  • The risk-of-bias profile of neonatal randomised-controlled trials in Cochrane reviews: are we better over the years? , 22nd Cochrane Colloquium , 20/09/2014 to 26/09/2014, Cochrane South Asia  (International)
  • Malaysian authors perception on the degree of consensus in Cochrane review development: a preliminary survey. , 22nd Cochrane Colloquium , 20/09/2014 to 26/09/2014, Cochrane South Asia  (International)
  • A Single Centre Study On Birth Of Children With Transfusion Dependent Thalassaemia In Malaysia And Reasons For Ineffective Prevention, 15th Asean Pediatric Federation Congress , 17/09/2014 to 20/09/2014, Malaysian Paediatric Association  (International)
OTHERS
  • International Faculty (from 2010 to present) , Asia Pacific Evidence Based Medicine and Nursing Conference and Workshop , 08/02/2010 to 09/02/2018, Singapore National University Health System, Cochrane Singapore (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • Singapore Medical Journal Reviewer Recognition Award 2018, Services, Singapore Medical Association, 2019 (Journal Reviewer Award)
  • Bronze Editor Award 2018: Cochrane Bahasa Malaysia Translation Initiative , Services, The Cochrane Collaboration, 2019 (Editor of Cochrane review plain language summary in to Bahasa Malaysia )
  • Vice Chancellor's Most Cite Academic 2018 , Special, Taylor's University, 2018 (Top Cited Researcher)
  • Kenneth Warren Prize , Conference, The Cochrane Collaboration, 2018 (Best Cochrane review relevant to developing countries )
  • Bronze Editor Award 2017: Cochrane Bahasa Malaysia Translation Initiative , Services, The Cochrane Collaboration, 2017 (Bronze award for Editorial role in Cochrane Malay Translation Initiative )
  • Nadesonmulu V, Choo YM, Kamar AA, Lai NM, Nasir FAM. Randomized control trial using fenofibrate in combination with phototherapy compared to phototherapy alone in treating unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in neonates: an interim analysis. KL International Neonatology Conference (KLINC), Kuala Lumpur, 22-25 November 2017 (International) (First Prize in poster presentation). , Conference, University of Malaya (UM), 2017 (Best Poster Award)
  • Bronze Editor Award for Cochrane Bahasa Malaysia Translation Initiative , Services, The Cochrane Collaboration, 2016 (Bronze Editor Award for Cochrane Bahasa Malaysia Translation Initiative )
  • Ngim CF, Lai NM, Ratnasingam V, Karbassi Z, Thurairajasingam S, Dominic NA. Enhancing Horizontal Interdisciplinary Integration Among Year four Medical Students Using Case-Based Learning. Oral presentation, 10th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC), 16 - 20 January 2013, Singapore (Best Oral Award). , Conference, National University of Singapore, 2013 (Best Oral)
  • Lai NM, Ohnmar K, Nair S, Tan TW, Foong KW, Siti Zaleha MS. The impact of a standard asthma clerking document on in-patient assessment of childhood asthma in a district hospital: A close-loop audit (Abstract). Q Convention, 29-30 August 2007, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (first prize in oral presentation category). , Conference, International Medical University, 2007 (Best Oral)
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
  • Chief Organiser: Blood Donation Campaign , Lightbox Building, Sungai Buloh, 18/12/2018 to 18/12/2018 (Community)
  • Kampung Sungai Teras Orang Asli Health Screening project , 09/09/2017 to 23/09/2018 (Community)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • 16th Asia Pacific Evidence Based Medicine and Nursing Conference and Workshop , Research, 05/02/2018 to 09/02/2018 (International)
  • 15th Asia Pacific Evidence-Based Medicine & Nursing Workshop and Conference, Research, 20/02/2017 to 24/02/2017