Council Member

Dr. Sally Suriani Ahip, Dr Fam Med

Dr Sally Suriani Ahip is a Family Medicine Specialist with a specialised training in Community Geriatrics. She is currently the Head of Family Medicine Specialists Services in Samarahan Division and the Head of Kota Samarahan Health Clinic, Sarawak. Dr Sally has founded the first national Primary Healthcare Community Geriatrics Services @Unit GEKO (Geriatrik Komuniti) in October 2019, an initiative for early frailty assessment and timely multidisciplinary intervention in the primary care setting. Dr Sally has been actively involved in 17 Investigator Initiated researches nationally and internationally, with a wide spectrum of topics, largely in the field of frailty and aged care. She is also a member of several professional national and international affiliations, including Family Medicine Specialist Association, Academy of Family Physicians Malaysia, Centre of Research Excellence for Frailty and Sarcopenia South Australia, Australian Association of Gerontology, to name a few. Being a familiar face in the local and international conferences, she has presented various papers for healthcare professionals and public engagements through community programmes across a spectrum of diseases in primary care. Her passion in her work and excellent performance has earned her excellent service awards throughout her tenure.

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