Prof Jamal Hisham Hashim is a Professor of Environmental Health. He obtained his PhD in environmental health sciences from the School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA. He has been teaching, conducting research and consultancy in environmental and occupational health at both National University of Malaysia (UKM) and UNU-IIGH for the past 29 years. His research interests are mainly on the health effects of heavy metals, pesticides, solvents, air pollution, and recently, climate change. He has been the principal investigator of nine research projects and co-investigator of another six projects, and has over 220 publications and presentations to date. He has been engaged as an environmental health consultant in over 50 local and overseas projects, primarily in the area of environmental health impact and risk assessment. He has often been consulted by the World Health Organization, Risk Science Institute in the U.S., the Governments of Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia on various environmental health issues. He is a registered environmental impact assessment consultant with the Department of Environment, Malaysia, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health of U.K.
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