Pathology & Lab. Medicine

Pathology & Lab. Medicine

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine of the International Islamic University Malaysia was established in 2015. It is responsible for academic training in basic medical sciences, clinical and allied health sciences for a broad spectrum of undergraduate and postgraduate students at IIUM. The department is providing medical laboratory services, which form an integral part of its activities to IIUMMC. The department also fosters basic sciences, clinical and translational research through multidisciplinary collaborations with the clinical as well as other departments.


To be recognized for excellence in pathology education, diagnostic pathology services and research.


The mission of the department is to strive to:

  • Provide outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate education in the fields of pathology.
  • Provide highest quality of laboratory medicine services.
  • Lead and support scientific research.
  • Integrate Islamic values in all activities in order to promote personal and professional development of our staff.


We uphold steadfastly the core values that form the pinnacle of our work ethics at Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine which are Quality, Professionalism, Team work, Leadership and Accountability.

BMS-PALM OSH Working Committee 2018

Staff of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Department


Department Publication Activities


The department involves in the running of undergraduate MBBS programme and Master and PhD of Medical Sciences postgraduate programmes.  Areas of supervision offered for Master and PhD  in Medical Sciences’ candidates are as follows:

LecturerHighest QualificationsAreas of Supervision
Prof. Dr. Naznin @ Siti Aesah bt. MuhammadM. Path (Haematology) Subspecialty training in Cytogenetic Pathology, Haematology and Cytogenetic
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norlelawati bt. A. TalibM.Path (Haematology) PhD in Pharmacology Pharmacogenetic,  Medical Genetic,  Pathology and Haematology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Zamzila bt. AbdullahM.Path (Chemical Pathology)Biochemistry and Chemical Pathology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rahajoe Imam SantosaM.Path (Chemical Pathology)Biochemistry and Chemical Pathology
Asst. Prof. Dr. Asmah Hanim bt. HamdanM.Path (Anatomic Pathology)Pathology and Cytology
Asst. Prof. Dr. Azliana bt. Abd. FuaatM.Path (Anatomic Pathology)Pathology and Cytology