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Mengenai dokter Shelly

"My intent is to listen with fresh perspective. I will see what you can not see, suspect what you do not suspect. I am here to help."

Curriculum Vitae

1.    Education & Training
18 Sept  – 8 Oct 2016
Epidemiology and Health Intervention
UNSW, Australia
21 – 24 August 2016
Course on Leadership and Professional Development
for Young Psychiatrist
Indonesian Early Career Psychiatrist
Indonesian Psychiatric Association
September 2009 – 2014
Specialization in psychiatry
Medical Faculty, University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia
December 2008-November 2012
1-30 November 2011

December 2006 – February 2009
September 2003 – July 2006
Doctor of Philosophy

Genetic Epidemiology Course
Specialization in acupuncture

Master degree
Faculty of Social Science, Radboud University, The Netherlands
University Medical Centre, Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Medical Faculty, Maranatha University, Bandung, Indonesia
Biology Department, Bandung Institute of Technology
September 1994 – December 2000
Medical doctor
Medical Faculty, University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia
November 2006 -December 2006
Harm Reduction Course (Burnett Institute, Melbourne)
March 2003-June 2003
Drugs Surveillance & Social Research (National Narcotics Board & AusAid)

2.    Working Experience
·      Head of psychiatry study program (2017 - now)
Main Tasks:  to make schedule, regulation, criteria, coordinate with all of the lecturers, evaluate the training program
·      Secretary of Indonesian Short Course on addiction Medicine (ISCAN) (2015-now)
Main Tasks: Coordinate with teaching teams and administration staffs to conduct the course
·      Secretary of medical undergraduate program (2015 – 2016)
Main Tasks: Coordinate with all departments and research centres to the implement the undergraduate programs (tutorials, lab activity, skill lab, and examination)
·      Secretary of Ethical Committee (Community Sub-commission) (2014 – now)
Main Tasks: Review research protocols and discuss and summarize the result of full-board meeting.
·      Academic staff at Medical Faculty, University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia (December 2001- now)
Main Tasks: Develop educational material (tutor's guidance, presentation), collaborate with other department to determine the goal of the study and develop course study guide, conduct tutorial teaching with under-graduate student and master degree student. Facilitate student to develop skill in communication, counselling, and mental health examination.

·      Researcher in Health Research Unit Medical Faculty Padjadjaran University (June 2003 – now)

Main Tasks: Develop research proposal in collaboration with other faculty members, stake holders, government and non-government organization. Develop questionnaires and train the enumerators. Conduct the analysis, write the report, and publish articles. From March 2006 to November 2012, I joined IMPACT (Integrated Management of Prevention And Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS), a collaborative research and implementation program of Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia; Maastricht University and Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, as a researcher.

·      Medical staff in Methadone Maintenance Treatment, Hasan Sadikin Hospital, Bandung, Indonesia (May 2006 – now)

Main Tasks: Screen problems in addiction patients (physical, mental, nutrition, social, drug problems, law, employment), prioritize problems, and provide treatment (pharmacology and psychotherapy). Reduce risk behaviour (injecting and sexual risk behaviour). Help the addiction community support group.

3.    Trainer Experience
-       Indonesian Australian Specialized Training Program (IASTP) from 2003-2005
Main Tasks: In collaboration with the team teaching, to train the government employee and other local stake holders in several places in Indonesia, especially East Indonesia (Nusa Tenggara Timur, Nusa Tenggara Barat, and Papua) regarding understanding of addiction and  addiction problem in the population and working place.
-       Addiction Training with Ministry of Social Services in 2006
Main Tasks: In collaboration with the team teaching, to train the government employee and other local stake holders in several places in Indonesia regarding understanding of addiction and  addiction problem in the population
-    Training for the interviewers for research project "Profile of Injecting Drug Users in Bandung, West Java" in 2007 and 2009
Main Tasks: to train the interviewers  to get the understanding of addiction, to collect valid data, and to minimize the inter-rater variability. 
-       IMPACT (Integrated Management of Prevention And Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS) Communication skill training in 2007
Main Tasks: In collaboration with the team teaching, to train the Bandung medical staffs from prisons, primary health centers, clinics, and hospitals which provide addiction services regarding verbal and non-verbal communication and motivational interviewing. The training is divided into 3 batches with around 25 participants per batch.
-       Communication Skill Workshop in Bandung Infectious Diseases Symposia in 2012
Main Tasks: In collaboration with the team, to train the medical doctors regarding communication skill with patients
-       Breaking a bad news Workshop in Indonesian Sexology Association Symposium in 2013
Main Tasks: In collaboration with the team, to train the medical doctors  regarding breaking a bad news
-       Training of early detection and referral system in mental health with provincial health departmentnt in 2014
Main Tasks:  to train the primary health doctors, nurses, and cadres from 15 cities in West Java regarding  early detection in mental health and referral system
-       Stress management training for provincial health department staffs on January 2015
Main Tasks:  to train the provincial health department staffs how to manage their stress

4.    Personal Skills
·      Problem Solving and Decision Making: Experience through completing numerous assignments and projects during degree course and professionally.
·      Team Work: Involved in many group assignments throughout degree and professionally
·      People Management: Acted as a team leader, both professionally and academically.
·      Education skill: trained in some courses and experience through formal and non-formal assignments
·      Languages: English Fluent, Bahasa Indonesia mother tongue
·      Computers: Capable operating Window Based computer; Software: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Endnote.

5.    Publications & presentation:

1.      Focusing Injecting Drug Users as The Main Root of HIV/AIDS Transmission (Oral Presentation in Open Science Meeting: Towards A Sustainable World, Bali, 2007)
2.      Injecting Drug Users in Indonesia : Towards A Comprehensive Care (Oral presentation in Psycho Medico Biotechnology Symposium, Jakarta, 2009)
3.      Achmad YM, Istiqomah AN, Iskandar S, Wisaksana R, van Crevel R, Hidayat T. Integration of methadone maintenance treatment and HIV care for injecting drug users: a cohort study in Bandung, Indonesia (Acta Med Indones. 2009 Jul;41 Suppl 1:23-7)
4.      Iskandar S, van Crevel R, Siregar IM, Achmad TH, van der Ven AJ, de Jong CA.Prevention and treatment of HIV addicted patients: a biopsychosocial approach (Acta Med Indones. 2009 Jul;41 Suppl 1:38-44)
5.      Sumintardja EN, Pinxten LW, Siregar JR, Suherman H, Wisaksana R, Iskandar S, Tasya IA, Hinduan Z, Hospers HJ. Behavioral aspects of HIV prevention and care in Indonesia: A plea for a multi-disciplinary, theory- and evidence-based approach (Acta Med Indones. 2009 Jul;41 Suppl 1:79-86)
6.      Iskandar S, Basar D, Hidayat T, Siregar IM, Pinxten L, van Crevel R, Van der Ven AJ, De Jong CA. High risk behavior for HIV transmission among former injecting drug users: a survey from Indonesia (BMC Public Health. 2010: Aug 10;10:472.)
7.      Former injecting drug users: an important but often forgotten risk group for HIV transmission (Oral Presentation in NVTG meeting, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
8.      Physical, psychiatric, and drug abuse problems in injecting drug users in Indonesia (Oral presentation in ISAM Congress, Oslo, 2011)
9.      Role of mu opioid receptor in addiction and HIV (Oral presentation in World Congress of Biological Psychiatry, Prague, 2011)
10.  The Prevalence of Polymorphism Reseptor Mu Opioid A118G in Indonesia (Oral Presentation in Bi-annual psychiatry scientific meeting, Bandung, 2011)
11.  Psychiatric Disorders in Methadone Patients in Indonesia (Poster presentation in World Psychiatric Association Regional Meeting, Bali, 2012)
12.  Iskandar S, Kamal R, De Jong CA. Psychiatric comorbidity in injecting drug users in Asia and Africa (Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2012 May;25(3):213-8)
13.  Iskandar S, de Jong CA, Hidayat T, Siregar IM, Achmad TH, van Crevel R, van der Ven A. Successful testing and treating of HIV/AIDS in Indonesia depends on the addiction treatment modality (J Multidiscip Healthc. 2012;5:329-36)
14.  HIV Sexual Risk Behavior in Key Population in West Java (Oral Presentation in Indonesian Association of Sexology Congress, 2013)
15.  Iskandar S, van Crevel R, Hidayat T, Siregar IM, Achmad TH, van der Ven AJ, De Jong CA. Severity of psychiatric and physical problems is associated with lower quality of life in methadone patients in Indonesia (Am J Addict. 2013 Sep-Oct;22(5):425-31)
16.  Carpentier PJ, Arias Vasquez A, Hoogman M, Onnink M, Kan CC, Kooij JJ, Makkinje R, Iskandar S, Kiemeney LA, de Jong CA, Franke B, Buitelaar JK. Shared and unique genetic contributions to attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and substance use disorders: A pilot study of six candidate genes (European Neuropsychopharmacology (2013) 23, 448–457
17.  HIV  and addiction: lesson learn from Indonesia (Oral Presentation in International Seminar: Biology Medicine in Relation to Addiction and Elderly Life, 2013)
18.  Drug use and HIV transmission risk behavior  among HIV patients in West Java, Indonesia (Oral Presentation in ISAM Congress, Kuala Lumpur, 2013)
19.  Meijerink H, Wisaksana R, Iskandar S, den Heijer M, van der Ven AJ, Alisjahbana B, van Crevel R. Injecting drug use is associated with a more rapid CD4 cell decline among treatment naïve HIV-positive patients in Indonesia.( J Int AIDS Soc. 2014 Jan 3;17:18844)
20.  Iskandar S, Trianda P, Fitriana E, Pinxten L, De Jong CA. Experience in care, burden, and hope of the family members of HIV patients with and without a history of injecting drug use in Indonesia: An exploratory case (Mental Health and Substance Use Volume 7, Issue 4, 2014)
21.  Towards West Java free from restrain of people with mental health: commitments of 5 cities (Oral presentation in national community psychiatric seminar, 2014)
22.  Emergency cases in addiction psychiatry (Oral presentation in National Congress on 5 year program on Indonesia free from restrain of people with mental health,  November, 2015)
23.  Ayu A.P., Schellekens A.F.A., Iskandar S., Pinxten L., De Jong C.A.J. Effectiveness and Organization of Addiction Medicine Training Across the Globe (Eur Addict Res 2015;21:223-239)
24.  Ayu A.P., Iskandar S., Siste K., De Jong C.A.J., Schellekens A.F.A. Addiction Training For Health Professionals As An Antidote To The Addiction Health Burden In Indonesia (Addiction. 2016 May 5. doi: 10.1111/add.13407)
25.  Sexual Risk Behavior in Men Who Have Sex with Men & its prevention (Oral presentation in Scientific Meeting on Men Who Have Sex with Men, March, 2016)
26.  Implementation  of regulation no. 18/ 2014 regarding Community Mental Health (oral presentation in Public Health Association Congress, April, 2016)
27.  The Role of Primary Health Physician in Enhancing Mental Health System (Oral presentation in 4th ASEAN Region Primary Care Physician Association Conference, July, 2016)
28.  Addiction Training Need Assessment among Primary Health Physician (Poster presentation, National Narcotics Board Seminar, 2016)
29.  Turnip A., Esti D., Amri M.F., Ilham M., Simbolon A.I., Suhendra M.A., Iskandar S.,  Wirakusumah FF. EEG based Concentration Exsperiment for Drug Addiction Detection (International Journal of Intelligent Engineering and Systems, Vol.x, No.x, 20xx)
  1. Evaluation of The Addiction Medicine Training In Indonesia: The ISCAN (Indonesian Short Course on Addiction Medicine) (Oral Presentation in ISAM Congress, Montreal, 2016)

6. Awards
Asean Conggress on Neuro-Psychology, Kyoto (Travel Award)
First winner young investigator award in Biannual National Psychiatric Symposium
2011 ISAM-WHO Fellowship Award (International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) congress in Oslo)
Best Poster in World Psychiatric Association (WPA)  Regional Meeting
Course on Leadership and Professional Development for Young Psychiatrist (Fellowship Award)
National Narcotics Board Seminar (Fellowship Award)
Epidemiology and Health Intervention,           UNSW, Australia (Fellowship Award)

7. Current research project  :
Evaluation of the implementation of ‘test and treat’ strategies for HIV treatment and prevention in people who inject drugs in Indonesia (4 years project, in collaboration with Kirby Institute, UNSW, Australia, and WHO

7.  Community / Social Sevices:
Health social service with Tzu Chi International Medical Association (TIMA)
Drugs training for NGOs, students, medical doctors, civil servants working together with Health Department, Social Welfare Department, and Indonesia Australia Specialized Training (IASTP)

  1. Organizaation
Indonesian Physician Association (Ikatan Dokter Indonesia (IDI))
Tzu Chi International Association (TIMA)
Indonesian Psychiatrist Association (PDSKJI)
Research and Education Board Member in Bandung Psychiatrist Association
Reserach and Instrument Development Board Member in Early Career Psychiatry Association
Education Board Member in International Society of Addiction Medicine
Consultation and Counseling Board Member in Universitas Padjadajran

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