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Dr Sharifah Munirah Abdullah Alhamid

Dr Abdullah Alhamid Sharifah Munirah

MRCP (Internal Medicine), Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), MBBS (Honours)


Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Geriatric Medicine

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Centre of Memory and Cognitive Disorders
  • Consultant Geriatric Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Munirah is currently a consultant with the Department of Geriatric Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH). She graduated with honours from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and was awarded the Australian and New Zealand Geriatric Medicine Prize in 2008.

She then completed her training in Internal Medicine at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and CGH, and obtained her Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 2013. Following this, she embarked her specialist training in SGH and CGH and became a specialist in 2018.


  • 2018 - Specialist Accreditation (Geriatric Medicine)
  • 2013 - MRCP (Internal Medicine), Royal College of Physicians (UK)
  • 2013 - Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine), Yoo Long Lim School of Medicine
  • 2008 - MBBS (Honours), Monash University (Australia)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Instructor - Duke-NUS Medicine
  • Adjunct Teaching Faculty - Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Clinical Tutor - Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Consultant - Department of Geriatric Medicine, CGH
  • Core Faculty - SingHealth Geriatric Medicine Residency Programme, SingHealth
  • Co-Chairman - Medicine ACP Week 2020 Organising Committee, SingHealth
  • Physician Faculty - SingHealth Family Medicine Residency Programme


  • 2020 - CGH Long Service Award
  • 2020 - Outstanding Faculty Award, Geriatric Medicine, Singhealth
  • 2017 - CGH Improvement Festival: Silver Award
  • 2017 - SingHealth Outstanding Resident Award
  • 2016 - Singapore Health Quality Service Awards - Merit Award for Clinical Practice Improvement Team
  • 2016 - SingHealth Outstanding Resident Award
  • 2014 - SingHealth Outstanding Resident Award
  • 2008 - Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Prize

Research Interests


  • Tee LY, Alhamid SM, Tan JL et al. (2020) COVID-19 andUndiagnosed Pre-diabetes orDiabetes Mellitus Among International Migrant Workers in Singapore. Front. Public Health 8:584249.doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.584249
  • Yip KF, Wong TH, Alhamid SM, Nadkarni N, Tan CKG, Pang A, Seow CCD. Intergrating Advance Care Planning as part of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment for hospitalised frail elderly patients: findings of a cross-sectional study. Singapore Medical Journal 2019, 1-17,
  • Cheong ST, Alhamid SM (co-first author), Li FY, Ang STW and Lim KHJ. Working towards improving prescribing for older patients; YES S-I-R-E. Singapore Medical Journal 2018;
  • Alhamid SM, Lee DXY, Wong HM, Chuah MB, Wong YJ, Narasimhalu K, Tan TT and Low SY. Implementing electronic handover: interventions to improve efficiency, safety and sustainability. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2016;doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzw082

Poster Presentations

  • Alhamid SM, Ooi CH, Ting SKS. A Case of Neuronal Intra-nuclear Inclusion Disease. [Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference Dec 2020]
  • Yip KF, Alhamid SM, Suantio A, Tan KG, Pang, SY, Liang JP, Sim GH and Seow CC. “Advance care planning advocacy as part of comprehensive geriatric assessment and outcomes in hospitalised elderly.” [Presented at Asia Pacific Geriatric Conference 2016]
  • Alhamid SM,Wong HM, Chuah MB, Wong YJ, Lee DXY, Roslan E, Abdul Halim NA, Tan TT and Low SY.“Improving patient care through compliance to electronic handover” [Presented at 26th IHI National Forum for Quality Improvement in Health care in Orlando December 2014]

Research Trials