Roshidah Ishak

roshidah1. Name: Roshidah Ishak, Brigadier General Dato’ Dr

2. Occupation: Military

3. Date and place of birth: 1958, Bukit Mertajam, Penang

4. Education:

  1. Master of Science (Periodontology), University of Bristol, United Kingdom (1991)
  2. Graduate in Dental Surgery University Malaya (1981)
  3. Kolej Tunku Kurshiah, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan


5. Contributions:

  1. First woman to hold the rank of Brigadier-General in the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) (2007)
  2. First woman to hold rank of Colonel (1998)
  3. Captain, Armed Forces Royal Medical and Dental Corp (1981)
  4. Dental Consultant, Armed Forces Dentistry Centre (PGAT)


6. Honours and Awards:

  1. Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri (DSPN) which carries the title “Dato” – Penang State Government (2009)




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