Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Universiti Malaya
Postgraduate training in Nephrology – Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK – Guys Hospital, London – General Hospital Kuala Lumpur
Member of the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom
Fellow of the Royal College of Physician of Edinburgh
Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia
Position on the Board
Independent, Non-Executive Director
Working Experience and Occupation
Dato’ Dr. Zaki Morad graduated from the University of Malaya in 1975 and after obtaining the membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) from the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom, trained in Nephrology in both United Kingdom and Malaysia. He joined the Department of Nephrology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur as a consultant in 1982 and became its head in 1987 until his retirement from the government service in 2006. He was appointed as the National Advisor and Head of Service for Nephrology, Ministry of Health Malaysia for the same period.
He was President of the Malaysian Society of Nephrology from 1990 to1992. During his tenure, he initiated and developed the Malaysian Dialysis and Transplant Registry and the Malaysian Registry of Renal Biopsy, which later became National Renal Registry of which he was chair for the years 2008 to 2010. He was one of the editors of the 1st and 2nd Edition Renal Replacement Therapy: Clinical Practise Guidelines, Ministry of Health. He expanded the haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis facilities to all the general and large district hospitals prior to his retirement.
Dato’ Dr. Zaki Morad lent his expertise in organising many prestigious conferences such as the 12th Asian Colloquium in Nephrology 1998, 8th Congress of Asian Society of Nephrology 2003, 11th Asia Pacific Congress of Nephrology 2008 and 14th Congress of ISPD 2012. He has trained many prominent nephrologists, having initiated the development of a more structured training program.
Following his retirement, he continues his interest in nephrology through his work in the National Kidney Foundation where he is presently the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Concurrently, he also practices as a Resident Consultant Nephrologist at KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital, Selangor.
He was made the Director of the Clinical Research Unit of the Ministry of Health from 2000 to 2006, while at the same time heading the nephrology service.