Latiffah Hassan

Head of the department of veterinary laboratory diagnostics, UPM and coordinator Malaysia One Health
Universiti Putra Malaysia


Prof Dr Latiffah Hassan is a veterinary public health epidemiologist and academician at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). She graduated with a DVM at UPM and later received her doctorate degree from Cornell University. She is a dynamic teacher and driven researcher, and loves her job nurturing young minds and exploring new knowledge frontiers. Her research covers the areas of epidemiology of emerging infections especially those of public health interest. She is an avid speaker for One Health and facilitates multiple interagency trainings in the country. She has been regularly invited to speak at national and international seminars and conferences, and is a familiar face at many interagency meetings and platforms. Currently, she is the Head of the Department of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics at UPM as well as the Coordinator of Malaysia One Health University Network (MyOHUN).