Disability Etiology: Unpacking the Complexities for Effective Prevention and Treatment.
September 1st, 2023 (GMT+8)
Faculty of Education, Languages, Psychology and Music SEGi University
Associate Professor, Dr. Sheiladevi Sukumaran is a program leader and senior lecture in Segi University. She obtained her Bachelor of Science (Hons), Master’s in Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Education Management from the University of Malaya. Her job scope currently is managing research postgraduate students. She has taught subjects like Research Method and Statistics, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Psychology, Human Anatomy and Physiology.Her interest in research involving Biotechnology, STEM, Science and Technology. She currently involved in numerous research includes FRGS, Grant Program Pembangunan Masa Depan Malaysia, REIG Grants, Seed Grant, PSIF grants and two Segi University Internal Grants. She also has several Scopus publications, ebook, conference proceeding publication and poster presentation. One of the publication in Asia Pacific Journal Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, that won best poster is Knowledge, Attitude and Perception towards Cancer Prevention Practice among Public in Putrajaya Cancer. She has four industrial collaborations that involved eye specialist center, natural product, health device industry and berry product distributor. She is also actively involved in National STEM Malaysia organizing many activities in school and higher education level.
Disability is a complex phenomenon that affects millions of people worldwide. Understanding the root causes of disability is crucial for developing effective prevention, intervention, and treatment strategies. In this paper, we explore the latest research on the etiology of disability in medical science and its implications for healthcare practice. We distinguish between congenital and acquired disabilities, discussing how genetic and developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, chronic disease, and social determinants of health can contribute to disability. We also examine the environmental and social factors that can interact with genetics to cause disability. Finally, we discuss how a better understanding of disability etiology can inform the development of effective prevention strategies, early interventions, and targeted treatments. This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the key topics related to disability etiology and highlights their importance in advancing healthcare and educators' practice.
Scope and Information for Participants:
These themes would focus on research that integrates knowledge of disability etiology across multiple domains, including genetics, environment, and social determinants of health. The goal would be to develop more effective prevention, intervention, and treatment strategies that address the root causes of disability and promote better health outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Research topics could include the role of genetic testing and counseling in disability prevention and treatment, the impact of environmental factors on disability development, and the intersection of social determinants of health and genetics in shaping disability outcomes.
I.Etiology-Driven Approaches to Disability Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment: Integrating Genetics, Environment, and Social Determinants of Health
II.Translating Etiological Research into Actionable Strategies for Disability Prevention and Treatment
III.Innovations in Disability Etiology Research: Advancing Knowledge and Practice
9, Jalan Teknologi, Pju 5 Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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