PROFESSOR EMERITUS TAN SRI DATO’ DZULKIFLI ABDUL RAZAK
Lost in Poverty
09.03.2020 I Monday I 5:15 pm
Dzulkifli obtained a degree of Bachelor of Pharmacy from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and a degree of Master of Science in Pahrmacology from University of Strathclyde. He was the 5th Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) from 2000 to 2011 and the 1st Asian to receive the prestigious 2017 Gilbert Medal. He also received the 2017 Asia HRD Contribution to Society Award as recognition for his contribution to people’s development in the academic world. As a member of the Board of Trustees, he is active in various charity-based organisations, such as: National Cancer Council (MAKNA, since 2013), Mercy Malaysia (since 2012), and many others. He was awarded the 2017 Tokoh Akademik Negara (National Academic Laureate). He is a recipient of a number of Honorary Doctorates from various international universities. His latest major scholarly contributions are Fourth Industrial Revolution – The Leadership Dilemma (2018) and Voicing Concern (2018), the seventh volume of the same title comprising his weekly columns from 2015 to 2017. Another contribution Nurturing a Balanced Person – The Leadership Challenge (2015, 2017) won the Anugerah Buku Negara 2016 award and is listed as one of the 50 Best Malaysian Titles for International Rights 2017-2018, according to the National Book Council of
Malaysia (MBKM). In 2018, he became the Rector of International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM).