Assistant Professor Dr. Yin Nwe Aung

Assistant Professor Dr Yin Nwe Aung

Assistant Professor

Academic Qualifications

MPH (International Health) 
MSc (Clinical Epidemiology)
PhD (Community Medicine- Health Economics)
PGDTT (Post-graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching)

Areas of Interest
Systematic reviews and meta- analysis, Regression and modelling
Clinical Epidemiology
Health economics
Professional Bodies

  1. Member of Myanmar Medical Council
  2. Member of Malaysia Medical Council


  1. Preparedness of students from different pre-university programs for medical education
  2. Determinants controlling the medical student performance at Phase 1, UCSI University


  1. Guad RM, Carandang RR, Solidum JN, Taylor-Robinson AW,  Wu YS, Aung YN, Low WY, Sim MS, Sekaran SD, Azizan N. Different domains of dengue research in the Philippines: A systematic review and meta-analysis of questionnaire-based studies. PLoS One 2021 Dec 20; 16(12); e0261412. 
  2. Jeinie MHB, Guad RM, Hetherington MH, Gan SH, Aung YN, Seng WY, Lin CLS, George R, Sawatan W, Nor NM, Leik NKO, Mohd Daud MNB, Guad SF. Comparison of Nutritional Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices between Urban and Rural Secondary School Students: A Cross-Sectional Study in Sabah, East Malaysia. Foods 10 (9), 2037. 
  3. Guad RM, Wu YS, Aung YN, Sekaran SD, Wilke ABB, Low WY, Sim MS, Carandang RR, Jeffree MS, Taherdoost H, Sunggip C, Lin CLS, Murugaiah C, Subramaniyan V, Azizan N. Different Domains of Dengue Research in Malaysia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Questionnaire-Based Studies. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 18 (9), 4474. 
  4. Aung YN, Nur AM, Ismail A, Aljunid SM (2020) Determining the cost and length of stay at intensive care units and the factors influencing them in a teaching hospital in Malaysia. Value in Health Regional Issues. 21(c) 149-156. 
  5. Aljunid SM, Aung YN, Ismail A, Zifarah Abdul Rashi SA, Nur AM, Cheah J, Matzen P (2019) Economic burden of hypoglycemia for type II diabetes mellitus patients in Malaysia. PLoS ONE 14(10): e0211248. 
  6. Aung YN, Nur AM, Ismail A, Aljunid SM (2019) Characteristic and outcome of high-cost ICU patients. Clinicoecomomic and Outcome Research 11:505-515. 
  7. Mandhane PJ, Paredes Zambrano de Silbernagel P, Aung YN, Williamson J, Lee BE, Spier S, et al. (2017) Treatment of preschool children presenting to the emergency department with wheeze with azithromycin: A placebocontrolled randomized trial. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0182411. 
  8. Aljunid SM, Nur A, Ismail A, Aung YN (2016) Estimation of National Economic Burden of Hypoglycemia among Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus patients in Malaysia.Value in Health 19(7):A879  
  9. Aung, Y.N., Majaesic, C., Senthilselvan, A., Mandhane, P.J (2014) Physician specialty influences important aspects of pediatric asthma management: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In practice. 2(3): 306-312.  
  10. Aung, Y.N., Majaesic, C., Senthilselvan, A., Mandhane, P.J. (2013) Inhaled corticosteroid use among children with asthma is different based on physician specialty training: Pediatric Respiratory Reviews, 14:S60 

Award and Recognition

  1. Best Presentation Award (13th Post Graduate Forum on Health System and Policy - Medical Specialist within the Health System in Asia) 2019
  2. Best Free Paper Oral Presenetation (12th Post Graduate Forum on Health System and Policy) 2018
  3. Interfaculty studentships award (University of Alberta 2011-2012)
  4. Asian Development Bank Scholarship award (2003-2004)
  5. National Scholastic Award (1987-1998)

Contributions to Society

  1. Moderator - for panel discussion “Health System and Policy Response Towards Pandemic: Developing Countries – Lesson Leant for future”at 15th Post Graduate Forum  ( 27-28 July 2021)