Associate Prof Sivakumar Thurairajasingam

Associate Professor in Psychiatry

Head of the Clinical School Johor Bahru, Monash University Malaysia


Associate Professor Sivakumar A/L Thurairajasingam is Associate Professor (Practice) in Psychiatry and Deputy Head (Education) of the Clinical School Johor Bahru.

Dr Sivakumar joined Monash University Malaysia on 1st August 2006 as a lecturer. He obtained his MBBS from the University of Mangalore, India (1994) and then went on to complete his Master in Medicine in Psychiatry in 2002, at the Universiti Sains Malaysia. He has served in the medical field for the past 10 years at the Kota Bharu General Hospital, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital in Kubang Kerian, and Hospital Permai. He previously served as Head of the Substance Abuse Unit, Hospital Permai, Coordinator of the Psychiatry Research Unit at Hospital Permai and also as the State Coordinator of the National Methadone Maintenance Programme. His special interests are in the field of psychiatry research as well as drug and alcohol treatment/research. He is involved with Year 3 and Year 4 teaching of the Medical Programme at the Johor Bahru campus.

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