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Omar Abdul-Rahman

veterinarian

Omar Abdul-Rahman, Malaysian veterinarian. Fellow: Islamic Academy of Sciences, Malaysian Academy of Sciences (Founding President); member: Editorial Advisory Board Tropical Veterinarian, National Development Planning Committee of Malaysia, National Commission United Nations Educational, National Council Scientific Research and Development, Malaysia.

Background

Abdul-Rahman, Omar was born on November 9, 1932 in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malasyia.

Education

B. Veterinary Science, Sydney University, Australia, 1958. Student Veterinary Pathology, Queensland University, Australia, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1966.

Career

Demonstrator in Veterinary Pathology Queensland University, Australia, 1959. Veterinary Research Officer Veterinary Research Institute, Ipoh, 1960—1967, Senior Research Officer, 1967—1970, Deputy Director, 1971—1972. Foundation Professor and Dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, University Pertanian Malaysia, 1972—1978, Professor Veterinary Pathology, 1982—1984, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 1982—1984.

President Malaysia Scientific Association, 1984, Advisory, to Prime Minister on Science and Technology, since 1985. Former President Association of Veterinary Surgeons Malaysia-Singapore.

Works

  • Author: several publications on science and technical.

Membership

Fellow: Islamic Academy of Sciences, Malaysian Academy of Sciences (Founding President). Member: Editorial Advisory Board Tropical Veterinarian, National Development Planning Committee of Malaysia, National Commission United Nations Educational, National Council Scientific Research and Development, Malaysia.

Connections

Married; 3 children.