DR. NIK FAIZAH BINTI TAN SRI NIK HUSSEIN
Non-Independent Executive Director
Dr. Nik Faizah Binti Tan Sri Nik Hussein (“Dr. Nik Faizah”), aged 50 years old, holds a Master of Medicine in Pathology (Chemical Pathology), from Universiti Sains Malaysia since year 1999 and a Medical Doctor Degree from University Kebangsaan Malaysia in year 1991.
Dr. Nik Faizah currently provides consulting services as a freelance Consultant Chemical Pathologist in private pathology laboratories and delivers numerous lectures in chemical pathology field since December 2016. She was a Consultant Chemical Pathologist with Ministry of Health Malaysia for the past 25 years in Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II from June 1999 until April 2012 and Hospital Tuanku Jaafar Seremban from year 2012 until 2016. She also serves as a visiting Chemical Pathologist in Hospital Tuanku Ampuan Zahirah, Kuala Terengganu and Hospital Tuanku Ampuan Afzan, Pahang for 5 years.
Throughout her career in the chemical pathology field, Dr. Nik Faizah had been actively involved in compliance and quality assurance of pathology laboratories in various roles including Quality Manager for MS ISO 9001 and MS ISO15189 and Lead Technical Assessor for the pathology laboratory at Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Internal Auditor for MS ISO 9001 for Ministry of Health and Technical Assessor for MS ISO 15189 for Department of Standard Malaysia and member of Quality Assurance Programme for Chemical Pathology Services and National Drug of Abuse Testing in Urine for Ministry of Health Malaysia. Under her quality management leadership and teamwork, the hospital’s pathology laboratory was among the first in Malaysia to obtain an accreditation from National Authority Testing of Australasia for ISO 15189 in year 2004 and MS ISO 15189 from Department of Standard Malaysia, as well as certification from Malaysia Society Quality in Health since year 2008.
She was also active as an academician being an Honorary Lecturer for Masters of Pathology Programme in the Chemical Pathology Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan for 14 years, a Secretary for Post Graduate Medical Education Society, Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II from 1999 until 2007 and currently, as an Ordinary Member and Academician for Academy of Medicine Malaysia since year 2012 and a Member of National Specialist Register since year 2010 as well as a Life Member of Malaysian Association Clinical Biochemist since year 1998.
In building capacity within the industry, Dr. Nik Faizah serves as supervisor for Practical Session Post Basic Chemical Pathology Module for Medical Laboratory Technologist in Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur in year 2010. She heads the Post Basic Programme in Chemical Pathology for Medical Laboratory Technologists in year 2014 and 2015. She serves as a Chairman for Committee on Training, Competency and Privileging, National Chemical Pathology Services Malaysia since year 2007 for 9 years. She was also elected as a Committee Member for Chemical Pathology Blueprint & Strategic Planning by Pathology Services Malaysia.
Dr. Nik Faizah serves as the Director of Nikvest Sdn Bhd and Zahniz Inspiration Sdn Bhd since December 31, 2011.