FKIK Unismuh students becomes Finalist in the International Physiology Olympiad in Japan
March 26, 2024 No Comments news fkunismuh

Izumo, Japan – Representatives of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science Muhammadiyah University Makassar (FKIK Unismuh) have successfully become Finalists in the International Medical Physiology Olympiad, namely the Physiology Quiz in Japan (PQJ), held on March 24, 2024, organized by the Medical Faculty, Shimane University, Shimane, Japan.

PQJ has been an annual Olympiad since 2016 and this year marks the first On-Site Olympiad after the Covid-19 Pandemic and is participated in by Medical Faculties from various parts of the world.

The PQJ Olympiad was attended by a delegation from FKIK Unismuh Makassar consisting of 3 students and 1 accompanying lecturer. The participating delegates are;

  1. Muhammad Risqullah Ammar, S.Ked
  2. Aisyah Izzah Rabbani
  3. Nur Nadilah Sari

Accompanying Lecturer from FKIK Unismuh Makassar, Dr. Dzar Fadli El Furqan.

As a delegate, Muhammad Risqullah Ammar expressed his pride and gratitude in participating in this event.
“PQJ is the first International Physiology Olympiad that our institution has ever participated in, especially as the only institution from Indonesia. We are very proud and grateful to be able to represent and advance to become Finalists. Although we have not become champions yet, this is a good initial step for future development in achieving international achievements. Hopefully, in the future, Unismuh, especially FKIK Unismuh, can shine on the global stage.” – He said.

On the other hand, Dr. Dzar Fadli El Furqan, as the accompanying lecturer, also expressed pride and admiration for the achievements of his students.

“Alhamdulillah, even though this is the first time we have participated in an international Olympiad, our students have managed to become finalists,” said Dr. Fadli.

Dr. Fadli hopes that this result will serve as a valuable lesson and further motivation for medical students, especially those from FK Unismuh.

“Hopefully, we can become champions in the next Olympiad,” Dr. Fadli expressed.

Professor Hiroko Kishi, MD, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Physiology at Shimane University, and Fumihito Ono, MD, Ph.D., were also present at the PQJ.