prof. dr. suzana bt. shahar

pensyarah universiti

pusat kajian penuaan sihat & kesejahteraan (h-care)



   Biografi/ Biography :

  • Prof Dr Suzana Shahar adalah Profesor Pemakanan dan Dietetik dari Pusat Penuaan Sihat dan Kesejahteraan; Dekan Fakulti Sains Kesihatan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Beliau memperoleh ijazah Sarjanamuda Dietetik (Dengan Kepujian) dari Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, MMed Sci (Pemakanan) dan PhD (Pemakanan) dari University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. Bidang penyelidikan adalah epidemiologi pemakanan dan penuaaan, neurosains dan kanser. Beliau menamatkan kajian ‘ Model neuroprotektif bagi penuaan sihat bagi warga emas di Malaysia, dibiaya oleh Kementerian Pendikan Malaysia (LRGS TUA). Beliau kini mengetuai ujian klinikal (LRGS Ageless) bagi membaikpulih keuzuran kognitif dalam kalangan warga emas Malaysia, biaya Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi, dibawah payungan ‘World Wide Finger Trial’. Beliau juga mengetuai beberapa projek lain termasuk ‘Pembentukan strategi bagi menurunkan garam dalam makanan apabila makan di luar’, biaya Newton Ungku Omar -MRC Fund dan Projek Resolve bagi membentuk sasaran garam bagi makanan terproses. Beliau memfailkan dua paten berkaitan penuaan, tekanan oksidatif dan pemakanan, iaitu TP 3 in 1, formulasi kaya polifenol dan serbuk kering ulam raja. Beliau terlibat dengan beberapa Jawatankuasa kebangsaan dan antarabangsa termasuk Panduan Diet Malaysia, Pilihan Logo Sihat, Strategi Mengurangkan Garam, Pembentukan Panduan Mengurangkan Risiko Dementia Pertubuhan Kesihatan Sedunia, ‘International Research Network on Dementia Prevention’ dan ‘Consortium on Longitudinal Studies on Memory’.
    Prof Dr Suzana Shahar is a Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics from the Healthy Aging and Wellness Research Centre and Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and fellow of the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association. She obtained her BSc (Hons) (Dietetics) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, MMed Sci (Human Nutrition) and PhD (Human Nutrition) from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. Her research interest is on nutrition and epidemiology of aging, nutrition and neuroscience and cancer. She has just completed a nationwide project on ‘Neuroprotective Model for Healthy Longevity among Malaysian Elderly’, funded by the Ministry of Education. She is currently leading a clinical trial (LRGS Ageless) to reverse cognitive frailty among Malaysian older adults funded by the Ministry of Higher Education, under the auspice of the World Wide Finger Trial. She is also leading a few other projects including ‘Development of strategies for salt reduction for food eating outside of home’ funded by the Newton Ungku Omar -MRC Fund and Resolve Project to develop salt reduction targets for processed foods. She filed two patents related to aging, oxidative stress, cognition and nutrition, ie. TP 3 in 1, polyphenol rich formulation and ulam raja dried powder formulation. She involved in several national and international task forces including the Malaysian Dietary Guidelines, Healthy Choice Logo, Salt Reduction Strategies; the World Health Organization Group Development Guideline for Dementia Risk Reduction, International Research on Dementia Prevention and Consortium on Longitudinal Studies on Memory.

  • hanis mastura yahya, nurul aini fadzleena mohd zuhaimi, sameeha mohd jamil, suzana shahar, yee xing you.  (2024).  motivators and barriers of ulam consumption among residents from low-cost housing areas in kuala lumpur.  - british food journal.  2084-2098. 

     

    ooi, t. c., abd rahman, n., ibrahim, f. w., shahar, s. and rajab, n. f..  (2024).  abrogation of methyl methanesulphonate (mms)-induced cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of tropical fruit juice mixture on fibroblast cells.  - international food research journal.  149-156. 

     

    aisyah mohd safien, norhayati ibrahim, ponnusamy subramaniam, devinder kaur ajit singh, arimi fitri mat ludin, ai- vyrn chin and suzana shahar.  (2024).  prevalence of depression and clinical depressive symptoms in community dwelling older adults with cognitive frailty.  - geriatrics & gerontology international.  225-233. 

     

    anas almaswary & professor dr suzana shahar.  (2024).  strengthen your defence against illnesses with a hidden ally.  - malaysia health today.  1-7. 

     

    zainorain natasha zainal arifen, hasnah haron,suzana shahar,zaliha harun, viola michael, yee xing you, zahara abdul manaf, hazreen abdul majid, yook chin chia, feng j he,mhairi karen brown and graham a macgregor.  (2024).  perceptions, barriers and enablers on salt reduction in the out-of-home sectors in malaysia (mysaltoh) from the perspective of street food vendors, caterers and consumers.  - public health nutrition.  1-20. 

     

    aisyah mohd safien, norhayati ibrahim, ponnusamy subramaniam, devinder kaur ajit singh, arimi fitri mat ludin, ai- vyrn chin and suzana shahar.  (2024).  prevalence of depression and clinical depressive symptoms in community dwelling older adults with cognitive frailty.  - geriatrics & gerontology international.  225-233. 

     

    muhamad mustaqimm zapawi, yee xingyou1, suzanashahar, mohd razifshahril, nurul fatinmalek rivan, nik nur izzatinik mohd fakhruddin and anastasia xin weiyap.  (2024).  development of malaysian-mind diet scores for prediction of mild cognitive impairment among older adults in malaysia.  - bmc geriatrics.  1-12. 

     

    hanis mastura yahya, nurul aini fadzleena mohd zuhaimi, sameeha mohd jamil, suzana shahar, yee xing you.  (2024).  motivators and barriers of ulam consumption among residents from low-cost housing areas in kuala lumpur.  - british food journal.  2084-2098. 

     

    shi rui seow, sumaiyah mat, amalina ahmad azam, nor fadilah rajab, intan safinar ismail, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, maw pin tan, francis berenbaum.  (2024).  impact of diabetes mellitus on osteoarthritis: a scoping review on biomarkers.  - expert reviews in molecular medicine.  1-11. 

     

    wanqing wu [and thirty one others]..  (2023).  dose-response relationship between late-life physical activity and incident dementia: a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies of memory in an international consortium.  - alzheimers & dementia.  107-122. 

     

    zahara abdul manaf, mohd hafiz mohd rosli, norhayati mohd noor, nor aini jamil, fatin hanani mazri, suzana shahar.  (2024).  exploring dietitians views on digital nutrition educational tools in malaysia: a qualitative study.  - nutrition research and practice.  294-307. 

     

    ooi, t. c., abd rahman, n., ibrahim, f. w., shahar, s. and rajab, n. f..  (2024).  abrogation of methyl methanesulphonate (mms)-induced cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of tropical fruit juice mixture on fibroblast cells.  - international food research journal.  149-156. 

     

    zainorain natasha zainal arifen, hasnah haron,suzana shahar,zaliha harun, viola michael, yee xing you, zahara abdul manaf, hazreen abdul majid, yook chin chia, feng j he,mhairi karen brown and graham a macgregor.  (2024).  perceptions, barriers and enablers on salt reduction in the out-of-home sectors in malaysia (mysaltoh) from the perspective of street food vendors, caterers and consumers.  - public health nutrition.  1-20. 

     

    azianah mohamad ibrahim, devinder kaur ajit singh, sumaiyah mat, arimi fitri mat ludin and suzana shahar.  (2023).  incidence and predictors of physical inactivity among malaysian community-dwelling older persons.  - journal of aging and physical activity.  105-116. 

     

    zainora mohammed, qiu-ting kee, norliza mohamad fadzil, mohd harimi abd rahman, normah che din, vanitha mariappan, suzana shahar.  (2023).  association between vision and cognitive function among community-dwelling older adults in selangor, malaysia.  - international journal of ophthalmology.  115-120. 

     

    muhamad mustaqimm zapawi, yee xingyou1, suzanashahar, mohd razifshahril, nurul fatinmalek rivan, nik nur izzatinik mohd fakhruddin and anastasia xin weiyap.  (2024).  development of malaysian-mind diet scores for prediction of mild cognitive impairment among older adults in malaysia.  - bmc geriatrics.  1-12. 

     

    shi rui seow, sumaiyah mat, amalina ahmad azam, nor fadilah rajab, intan safinar ismail, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, maw pin tan, francis berenbaum.  (2024).  impact of diabetes mellitus on osteoarthritis: a scoping review on biomarkers.  - expert reviews in molecular medicine.  1-11. 

     

    zainorain natasha zainal arifen, hasnah haron,suzana shahar,zaliha harun, viola michael, yee xing you, zahara abdul manaf, hazreen abdul majid, yook chin chia, feng j he,mhairi karen brown and graham a macgregor.  (2024).  perceptions, barriers and enablers on salt reduction in the out-of-home sectors in malaysia (mysaltoh) from the perspective of street food vendors, caterers and consumers.  - public health nutrition.  1-20. 

     

    zahara abdul manaf, mohd hafiz mohd rosli, norhayati mohd noor, nor aini jamil, fatin hanani mazri, suzana shahar.  (2024).  exploring dietitians views on digital nutrition educational tools in malaysia: a qualitative study.  - nutrition research and practice.  294-307. 

     

    aisyah mohd safien, norhayati ibrahim, ponnusamy subramaniam, devinder kaur ajit singh, arimi fitri mat ludin, ai- vyrn chin and suzana shahar.  (2024).  prevalence of depression and clinical depressive symptoms in community dwelling older adults with cognitive frailty.  - geriatrics & gerontology international.  225-233. 

     

    ashrani aizzuddin abd. rahni, mohd izuan ibrahim, devinder kaur ajit singh, noor ibrahim mohamed sakian, suzana shahar.  (2022).  development of automated segmentation of the thigh muscles from dixon mri for fat fraction quantification.  - 6th kuala lumpur international conference on biomedical engineering 2021.  437-444. 

     

    you yee xing, suzana shahar, hasnah haron.  (2023).  malaysian ulam the natural brain food.  - 134. 

     

    hanisah rosli, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab.  (2022).  polyphenols: food medicine for cognitive decline.  - 97. 

     

    suzana shahar, nurul fatin malek rivan, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2021).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults.  - 105. 

     

    nazlena mohamad ali, suzana shahar, divya vanoh, azir rezha norizan, you lee kee.  (2021).  inovasi teknologi kesihatan digital bagi kesejahteraan warga emas dan b40.  - 22. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam.  (2021).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults.  - 13. 

     

    suzana shahar, nurul fatin malek rivan.  (2023).  covid-19 dan warga emas.  - 12. 

     

    nor syaidatul balqis norzali, hanis mastura yahya, suzana shahar, zahara abdul manaf.  (2023).  koleksi penyelidikan prasiswazah fakulti sains kesihatan ukm edisi 2022: mendepani penyelidikan sains kesihatan.  - 8. 

     

    nazlena mohamad ali, suzana shahar, divya vanoh, azir rezha norizan, you lee kee.  (2021).  inovasi teknologi kesihatan digital bagi kesejahteraan warga emas dan b40.  - 22. 

     

    nurul fatin malek rivan, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, devinder kaur ajit singh, normah che din, mohd zul amin kamaruddin, hazlina mahadzir.  (2021).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults.  - 13. 

     

    suzana shahar, hanis mastura yahya, ainor farahin aziz, siti nur arina ismail, normah che din, zahara a. manaf & manal badrasawi.  (2021).  the wonders of kesum: findings from the national kesum initiative.  - 4. 

     

    you yee xing, suzana shahar, hasnah haron.  (2023).  malaysian ulam the natural brain food.  - 134. 

     

    hanisah rosli, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab.  (2022).  polyphenols: food medicine for cognitive decline.  - 97. 

     

    razinah sharif, nor fadilah rajab, suzana shahar, asheila ak meramat.  (2021).  rahsia penuaan sihat: amalan berpuasa dan penanda biokimia.  - 145. 

     

    suzana shahar, nurul fatin malek rivan, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2021).  cognitive frailty among malaysian older adults.  - 105. 

     

    suzana shahar, hanis mastura yahya dan annie george.  (2021).  the wonders of kesum: findings from the national kesum initiative.  - 124. 

     

    anas almaswary & professor dr suzana shahar.  (2024).  strengthen your defence against illnesses with a hidden ally.  - malaysia health today.  1-7. 

     

    hasnah haron, suzana shahar dan muhammad asyraf ismail.  (2023).  knowledge, attitude and practice on monosodium glutamate among staff in kuala lumpur and putrajaya health department.  - 1-8. 

     

    hasnah haron, qurratul aiena faizi faizul dan suzana shahar.  (2023).  tinjauan penggunaan garam dalam kalangan pengusaha keropok lekor di terengganu.  - 1-7. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam & hanif farhan mohd rasdi.  (2023).  potential reversibility of cognitive frailty with the werise multidomain intervention in older persons from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.  - empower 2023.  1-2. 

     

    seow shi rui, sumaiyah mat, nor fadilah rajab, intan safinar ismail, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, tan maw pin and francis berenbaum..  (2023).  social isolation in older people living with osteoarthritis is associated with poor cognitive performance.  - malaysian congress of geriatric medicine.  114.