Date    : 13 August 2017 (Sunday)

Time    : 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Venue  : The Light Hotel Seberang Jaya

*FREE ENTRANCE but REGISTRATION is required

 

Programme:

2.00pm                : REGISTRATION
2.30pm                : “Health Issues and Injury Prevention in Marathon Training”
by Dr Ng Cheok Man, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Penang Adventist Hospital
3.15pm                : “S.M.A.R.T. Running”
by Ms Angie Ng, Senior Physiotherapist, Penang Adventist Hospital
4.00pm–4.15pm  : BREAK TIME
4.15pm                : “Powerfuel Your Body For The Run”
by Ms Mah Joh Ying, Dietitian, Penang Adventist Hospital
5.00pm                : END

 

Speakers’ Profile:

Dr Ng Cheok Man FRCS (Edinburgh)

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Dr Ng is a practicing neurosurgeon, a unique specialty dealing with diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system including the brain and spine. In his spare time, Dr Ng has special interest in endurance sports. He has participated in full and half marathons at the Penang Bridge International Marathon since 2011. Besides this, he has also competed in other memorable events like the Kapas Marang Open Sea Swimathon, Penang Aquathlon, 21 km Performance Series Penang and 26 Km King Of Bukit Larut. He was previously awarded the Malaysian Life Saving Society’s Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Instructor’s Certificate and also practices martial arts and self-defence.

 

Ms Angie Ng Chin Meng BPhty (Hons) (UKM)

Senior Physiotherapist

Ms Angie Ng is a senior physiotherapist based in Adventist Physiotherapy Centre in Bukit Mertajam. She graduated with Bachelor of Physiotherapy from UKM and has been working with Penang Adventist Hospital since 2009. She specializes in musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Ms Ng is also an active person who likes to exercise and practises Pilates and mix martial arts training.

 

Ms Mah Joh Ying BHSc (Hons) Dietetics (USM)

Dietitian

Ms Mah Joh Ying is a clinical dietitian in Penang Adventist Hospital. She graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in 2014 with Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dietetics (Hons). She joined Penang Adventist Hospital since qualifying as a Dietitian in 2014.

Ms Mah’s core expertise includes practical personalized dietary counselling for patients and clients from all walks of life in the area of disease prevention, weight management, diabetes mellitus (type 1 and 2), hypertension, heart diseases, high blood cholesterol, high blood uric acid, kidney impairment, gastrointestinal tract diseases, cancer prevention and management. Ms Mah is also actively involved in public and corporate health talks.

 

For those who are interested, kindly send in your full name and Identity Card number to rachel@visitpenang.gov.my for registration. Hurry up and secure a place NOW!