prof. dr. cheah fook choe

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jabatan pediatrik

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   Biografi/ Biography :

  • Professor Dr. Cheah Fook Choe is currently the Head and Professor of Paediatrics and senior consultant neonatologist at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Medical Centre-Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz in Kuala Lumpur. He has been the consultant at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of UKM, for more than 10 years. He was also the director of this unit from 2009 before going away for a research sabbatical in 2014 at the USA and New Zealand. Prof. Cheah completed specialty training in general paediatrics and was awarded Masters in Medicine (Paeds) by UKM in 1997. His neonatology subspecialty training commenced in 1997 in the Mater Mothers’ Hospital in Brisbane, Australia and subsequently in the Maternity Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From 2000-2003, he was the Neonatal Fellow in the Christchurch Women’s Hospital, New Zealand, completing advanced neonatal paediatrics training while pursuing a PhD degree during that period. This successfully culminated in him receiving PhD (Otago) and the FRACP in 2003. He further received postdoctoral research experience as a visiting scientist in pulmonary and perinatal biology at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA between 2006 and 2008. Prof. Cheah is an accredited trainer in neonatology, and has trained many postgraduate trainees and neonatal fellows, both local and international, especially from Indonesia. He is currently the Chief of the Joint Programme in Paediatric Specialty training for Malaysia. Recently, he was appointed to the Neonatology Subspecialty Subcommittee on Medical Education of the Malaysian Medical Council. He is also examiner for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, the Malaysian Conjoined Board Examinations in Paediatrics, and had been external examiner in paediatrics for the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons.

  • yew kong lee, apichai wattanapisit, chirk jenn ng, christopher chiong meng boey, azanna ahmad kamar, yao mun choo, joyce soo synn hong, fook choe cheah, swee fong tang, bee koon poh, nalinee chongviriyaphan, sirinapa siwarom, chonnikant visuthranukul....  (2022).  tailoring an online breastfeeding course for southeast asian paediatric trainees- a qualitative study of user experience from malaysia and thailand.  - bmc medical education.  1-10. 

     

    wong yin ping;cheah fook choe;clarence ko ching huat;wong kon ken;lim pei shan;tan geok chin;nor haslinda binti abd aziz;muhamad fakhri bin mohd saleh;chia wai kit.  (2022).  evaluation of the molecular mechanisms of cytokine and growth factor signaling in human placental trophoblast cell lines when co-infected with gardnerella vaginalis.  -

     

    heng yang lee, azlin ithnin, raja zahratul azma, ainoon othman, armindo salvador, fook choe cheah.  (2022).  glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: insights on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and gene variants in disease heterogeneity.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-13. 

     

    noorazizah arsad, nurlina abd razak, mohd hashim omar, mohamad nasir shafiee, aida kalok, fook choe cheah, pei shan lim.  (2022).  antenatal corticosteroids to asian women prior to elective cesarean section at early term and effects on neonatal respiratory outcomes.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-9. 

     

    yin ping wong, fook choe cheah, kon ken wong, shamsul azhar shah, su ee phon, beng kwang ng, pei shan lim, teck yee khong, geok chin tan.  (2022).  gardnerella vaginalis infection in pregnancy: effects on placental development and neonatal outcomes.  - placenta.  79-87. 

     

    noorazizah arsad, nurlina abd razak, mohd hashim omar, mohamad nasir shafiee, aida kalok, fook choe cheah, pei shan lim.  (2022).  antenatal corticosteroids to asian women prior to elective cesarean section at early term and effects on neonatal respiratory outcomes.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-9. 

     

    yew kong lee, apichai wattanapisit, chirk jenn ng, christopher chiong meng boey, azanna ahmad kamar, yao mun choo, joyce soo synn hong, fook choe cheah, swee fong tang, bee koon poh, nalinee chongviriyaphan, sirinapa siwarom, chonnikant visuthranukul....  (2022).  tailoring an online breastfeeding course for southeast asian paediatric trainees- a qualitative study of user experience from malaysia and thailand.  - bmc medical education.  1-10. 

     

    yin ping wong, fook choe cheah, kon ken wong, shamsul azhar shah, su ee phon, beng kwang ng, pei shan lim, teck yee khong, geok chin tan.  (2022).  gardnerella vaginalis infection in pregnancy: effects on placental development and neonatal outcomes.  - placenta.  79-87. 

     

    heng yang lee, azlin ithnin, raja zahratul azma, ainoon othman, armindo salvador, fook choe cheah.  (2022).  glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: insights on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and gene variants in disease heterogeneity.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-13. 

     

    muhammad irfan abdul jalal, kai shen ooi, kai cheong foo, azrul azlan hamzah, chee seong goh, chang fu dee, poh choon ooi, muhamad ramdzan buyong, teck yew low, xin yun chua, doris sie chong lau, zarina abdul latiff and fook choe cheah.  (2022).  transdermal maltose-based microneedle patch as adjunct to enhance topical anesthetic before intravenous cannulation of pediatric thalassemic patients receiving blood transfusion: a randomized controlled trial protocol.  - journal of clinical medicine.  1-16. 

     

    f c cheah, m k thong, i zulkifli, a zilfalil, a l amir hamzah, p w k chan, e j khoo, n h noran.  (2022).  covid-19 vaccination for children in malaysia - a position statement by the college of paediatrics, academy of medicine of malaysia.  - malaysian journal of pathology.  177-185. 

     

    haslina abdul hamid, lisa szatkowski, helen budge, fook-choe cheah, shalini ojha.  (2021).  nutritional practices and growth of preterm infants in two neonatal units in the uk and malaysia: a prospective exploratory study.  - bmj paediatrics open.  1-8. 

     

    anushia swaminathan, kon ken wong, geok chin tan, yin ping wong, fook choe cheah.  (2021).  gardnerella vaginalis induced accelerated cell death of syncytiotrophoblasts in placenta may explain preterm births and fetal growth restriction.  - malaysian journal of pathology.  140. 

     

    le ye lee, jiun lee, krishnamoorthy niduvaje, shirley s-y seah, raymond w atmawidjaja and fook-choe cheah.  (2020).  nutritional therapies in the neonatal intensive care unit and post-natal growth outcomes of preterm very low birthweight asian infants..  - journal of paediatrics and child health.  400-407. 

     

    teo jtr, abidin nh, cheah fc.  (2020).  severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 infection: a review of the clinical-pathological correlations of coronavirus disease-19 in children.  - malaysian journal of pathology.  349-361. 

     

    noorazizah arsad, nurlina abd razak, mohd hashim omar, mohamad nasir shafiee, aida kalok, fook choe cheah, pei shan lim.  (2022).  antenatal corticosteroids to asian women prior to elective cesarean section at early term and effects on neonatal respiratory outcomes.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-9. 

     

    yew kong lee, apichai wattanapisit, chirk jenn ng, christopher chiong meng boey, azanna ahmad kamar, yao mun choo, joyce soo synn hong, fook choe cheah, swee fong tang, bee koon poh, nalinee chongviriyaphan, sirinapa siwarom, chonnikant visuthranukul....  (2022).  tailoring an online breastfeeding course for southeast asian paediatric trainees- a qualitative study of user experience from malaysia and thailand.  - bmc medical education.  1-10. 

     

    yin ping wong, fook choe cheah, kon ken wong, shamsul azhar shah, su ee phon, beng kwang ng, pei shan lim, teck yee khong, geok chin tan.  (2022).  gardnerella vaginalis infection in pregnancy: effects on placental development and neonatal outcomes.  - placenta.  79-87. 

     

    heng yang lee, azlin ithnin, raja zahratul azma, ainoon othman, armindo salvador, fook choe cheah.  (2022).  glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: insights on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and gene variants in disease heterogeneity.  - frontiers in pediatrics.  1-13. 

     

    muhammad irfan abdul jalal, kai shen ooi, kai cheong foo, azrul azlan hamzah, chee seong goh, chang fu dee, poh choon ooi, muhamad ramdzan buyong, teck yew low, xin yun chua, doris sie chong lau, zarina abdul latiff and fook choe cheah.  (2022).  transdermal maltose-based microneedle patch as adjunct to enhance topical anesthetic before intravenous cannulation of pediatric thalassemic patients receiving blood transfusion: a randomized controlled trial protocol.  - journal of clinical medicine.  1-16. 

     

    fook-choe cheah, tian-lee tan.  (2021).  nutritional care of preterm infants. scientific basis and practical guidelines..  - 17. 

     

    cheah fook choe.  (2015).  penyakit paru-paru bayi pramatang dan kesan jangkitan dalam rahim.  - 76. 

     

    fook-choe cheah, tian-lee tan.  (2021).  nutritional care of preterm infants. scientific basis and practical guidelines..  - 17. 

     

    koletzko b, wieczorek s, cheah fc, domellf m, van goudoever jb, poindexter bb, vain n..  (2021).  nutritional care of preterm infants. scientific basis and practical guidelines..  - 7. 

     

    koletzko, berthold, cheah, fook-choe, domellf, magnus, poindexter, brenda b., vain, nestor, van goudoever, johannes b.,.  (2021).  nutritional care of preterm infants: scientific basis and practical guidelines.  - 460. 

     

    fook-choe cheah, geok chin tan, yuan shi.  (2021).  research model innovations in advancing neonatal care.  - 228. 

     

    fook choe cheah.  (2018).  the lung disease of preterm infants and effects of intrauterine infection.  - 73. 

     

    fook-choe cheah.  (2017).  feeding the preterm infant - a practical handbook.  - 148. 

     

    cheah fook choe.  (2015).  penyakit paru-paru bayi pramatang dan kesan jangkitan dalam rahim.  - 76. 

     

    wong yin ping;cheah fook choe;clarence ko ching huat;wong kon ken;lim pei shan;tan geok chin;nor haslinda binti abd aziz;muhamad fakhri bin mohd saleh;chia wai kit.  (2022).  evaluation of the molecular mechanisms of cytokine and growth factor signaling in human placental trophoblast cell lines when co-infected with gardnerella vaginalis.  -

     

    cheah fook choe, thong meow keong, zulkifli ismail, zilfalil alwi, amir hamzah abdul latiff, patrick chan wai kiong, erwin khoo jia yuan, noran naqiah hairi.  (2022).  press statement by amm cop: covid-19 vaccination for children in malaysia.  - advocacy & public announcements.  1-2. 

     

    cheah fook choe, thong meow keong, zulkifli ismail, zilfalil alwi, amir hamzah latiff, patrick chan wai kiong, erwin khoo jiayuan, noran naqiah hairi.  (2022).  vaksinasi covid-19 untuk kanak-kanak di malaysia.  - akademi perubatan malaysia.  1-3. 

     

    cheah fook choe, thong meow keong, zulkifli ismail, zilfalil alwi, amir hamzah latiff, patrick chan wai kiong, erwin khoo jia yuan, noran naqiah hairi.  (2022).  vaksinasi covid-19 untuk kanak-kanak di malaysia: kenyataan pendirian oleh kolej pediatrik, akademi perubatan malaysia.  - 1-18. 

     

    mohd fahmi ellias, wan nurulhuda wan md zin, fook-choe cheah.  (2021).  feeding difficulties among preterm very low birth weight infants after hospital discharge.  - 11th national paediatric research conference: a 2nd national bioethics symposium.  7.