Evidence-Based Medicine Blog Writing Contest 2017 winners

Announcing the winners of Cochrane Malaysia/S4BE Student Evidence based medicine blog writing contest.

Cochrane Malaysia and Penang Medical College with the support of Students4BestEvidence (S4BE) recently ran an evidence-based medicine blog writing contest for undergraduate and postgraduate students of health in Malaysia.

All entries were judged independently by 2 esteemed individuals: Prof Dr Martin Burton (Cochrane UK Director) and Prof Dr. Hans Van Rostenberghe (Neonatologist, Cochrane Author and blogger, University Science Malaysia).

We are proud to announce the winners here:

1st prize:  Goh Zhong Ning Leonard, Final year Medical Student, International Medical University, Malaysia

Leonard Goh is a final year medical student at International Medical University, Malaysia interested in the discovery of knowledge through research. When he is not keeping up to date with the latest medical advances, he enjoys writing, classical music, and secretly cheering the White Walkers on in Game of Thrones.

2nd prize Foo Wee Nee, Final year Medical Student, Penang Medical College, Malaysia

Foo Wee Nee hails from Kluang, Johor and she is currently a final year medical student at Penang Medical College, Malaysia. She is passionate about medical research, especially in the field of molecular medicine. She wishes to incorporate research into her medical practice in the future.

3rd prize: Chin Yuh Haur, Lee Chen Yuan and Lee Kar Yan, Final year Pharmacy students, International Medical University, Malaysia.

Chin Yuh Haur, Lee Chen Yuan and Lee Kar Yan are final year pharmacy students from International Medical University. Here’s what they say about evidence-based practice: “It means a lot to us. In our learning journey, it helps to improve ourselves in terms of knowledge as well as analytical skills. We are glad to be given an opportunity to share our thoughts and views on EBP with all of you.”

The best entry will be featured on Students4BestEvidence website. Congratulations once again to all the winners!