prof. dr. suzana bt. shahar

pensyarah universiti

pusat kajian penuaan sihat & kesejahteraan (h-care)

 dfsk@ukm.edu.my

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555



   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.

  • yee xing you, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, hasnah haron, hanis mastura yahya, mazlyfarina mohamad, normah che din and mohamad yusof maskat.  (2021).  effects of 12 weeks cosmos caudatus supplement among older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled trial.  - nutrients.  1-16. 

     

    hasnah haron, nuraisyah farhana kamal, hanis mastura yahya and suzana shahar.  (2021).  knowledge, attitude and practice (kap) of malay elderly on salt intake and its relationship with blood pressure.  - frontiers in public health.  1-8. 

     

    dzairudzee rosli, suzana shahar, zahara abdul manaf, hui jin lau, nurul yuziana mohd yusof, mohd roslan haron, hazreen abdul majid.  (2021).  randomized controlled trial on the effect of partially hydrolyzed guar gum supplementation on diarrhea frequency and gut microbiome count among pelvic radiation patients.  - journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition.  277-286. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu,devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam.  (2021).  physical activity patterns, psychosocial well-being and coping strategies among older persons with cognitive frailty of the we-rise trial throughout the covid-19 movement control order.  - clinical interventions in aging.  415-429. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, divya vanoh, razinah sharif, maw pin tan.  (2021).  incidence and multidimensional predictors of occasional and recurrent falls among malaysian community-dwelling older persons.  - bmc geriatric.  1-10. 

     

    nurul fatin malek rivan, hanis mastura yahya, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh, norhayati ibrahim, arimi fitri mat ludin, noor ibrahim mohamed sakian, hazlina mahadzir, ponnusamy subramaniam, mohd zul amin kamaruddin.  (2021).  the impact of poor nutrient intakes and food insecurity on the psychological distress among community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults during the covid-19 pandemic.  - nutrients.  1-12. 

     

    theng choon ooi, malisanurhidayu yaacob, nor fadilah rajab, suzana shahar, razinah sharif.  (2021).  the stingless bee honey protects against hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative damage and lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation in vitro.  - saudi journal of biological sciences.  2987-2994. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab, divya vanoh, razinah sharif, maw pin tan.  (2021).  incidence and multidimensional predictors of occasional and recurrent falls among malaysian community-dwelling older persons.  - bmc geriatric.  1-10. 

     

    siti munirah abdul basir, zahara abdul manaf, mahadir ahmad, nor ba-yah abdul kadir, wan nur khairunnisa ismail, arimi fitri mat ludin, suzana shahar.  (2021).  reliability and validity of the malay mindful eating questionnaire (meq-m) among overweight and obese adult.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-14. 

     

    suzana shahar, mohd razif shahril, noraidatulakma abdullah, boekhtiar borhanuddin, mohd arman kamaruddin, nurul ain md yusuf, andri dauni, hanisah rosli, nurzetty sofia zainuddin, rahman jamal.  (2021).  development and relative validity of a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire to estimate dietary intake among a multi-ethnic population in the malaysian cohort project.  - nutrients.  1-12. 

     

    dzairudzee rosli, suzana shahar, zahara abdul manaf, hui jin lau, nurul yuziana mohd yusof, mohd roslan haron, hazreen abdul majid.  (2021).  randomized controlled trial on the effect of partially hydrolyzed guar gum supplementation on diarrhea frequency and gut microbiome count among pelvic radiation patients.  - journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition.  277-286. 

     

    resshaya roobini murukesu, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, ponnusamy subramaniam.  (2020).  physical and psychological wellbeing during the covid-19 movement restriction order period among cognitively frail older persons with prior engagement in community-based multi-domain intervention.  - european geriatric medicine.  s94. 

     

    nurul fatin malek rivan [et all.].  (2020).  general psychological health status and coping strategies during lock-down due to covid-19 outbreak among malaysian older adults.  - european geriatric medicine.  95. 

     

    yee xing you, suzana shahar, hasnah haron, hanis mastura yahya, normah che din.  (2020).  high traditional asian vegetables(ulam) intake relates to better nutritional status, cognition and mood among aging adults from low-income residential areas.  - british food journal.  3179-3191. 

     

    huijin lau, suzana shahar, mazlyfarina mohamad, nor fadilah rajab, hanis mastura yahya, normah che din dan hamzaini abdul hamid.  (2020).  the effects of six months persicaria minor extract supplement among older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a doubleblinded, randomized, and placebo controlled trial.  - bmc complementary medicine and therapies.  1-15. 

     

    suzana shahar, you yee xing.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 9. 

     

    norhayati ibrahim, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 341. 

     

    norhayati ibrahim, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 5. 

     

    norizan abdul razak, jalaluddin abdul malek, suzana shahar.  (2019).  memperkasa b40: isu dan strategi sains sosial.  - 15. 

     

    norizan abdul razak, jalaluddin abdul malek, suzana shahar.  (2019).  memperkasa b40: isu dan strategi sains sosial.  - 187. 

     

    yee xing you, suzana shahar.  (2020).  articles compilation: thesis in 5 minutes.  - 6. 

     

    norhayati ibrahim, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 5. 

     

    suzana shahar, you yee xing.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 9. 

     

    norizan abdul razak, jalaluddin abdul malek, suzana shahar.  (2019).  memperkasa b40: isu dan strategi sains sosial.  - 15. 

     

    jalaluddin abdul malek, norizan abdul razak, suzana shahar.  (2019).  memperkasa b40: isu dan strategi sains sosial.  - 11. 

     

    norhayati ibrahim, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2020).  penuaan sihat dan kesejahteraan.  - 341. 

     

    norizan abdul razak, jalaluddin abdul malek, suzana shahar.  (2019).  memperkasa b40: isu dan strategi sains sosial.  - 187. 

     

    suzana shahar, rohida saleh hudin, norhayati ibrahim, hanis mastura yahya.  (2018).  ketidakjaminan makanan dan malpemakanan warga emas.  - 142. 

     

    norsham juliana nordin, suzana shahar & zahara abd. manaf.  (2017).  mencapai berat badan idaman : teknik kekuatan minda.  - 167. 

     

    suzana shahar, rosdinom razali, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2017).  100 persoalan mengenai penjagaan penghidap demensia.  - 127. 

     

    rajwinder kaur hardev singh, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar.  (2021).  physical performance and activity differences based on gender in community-dwelling older adults with and without mild cognitive impairment.  - the 11th apru population aging virtual conference.  35-36. 

     

    suzana bt. shahar;nor fadilah bt. rajab;normah bt. che din;mazlyfarina binti mohamad;hasnah binti haron;hanis mastura binti yahya.  (2021).  neuroinformatics of selected traditional ulams through metabolomic and neuroimaging approaches.  -

     

    suzana bt. shahar;nor fadilah bt. rajab;mohamad yusof maskat;normah bt. che din;mazlyfarina binti mohamad;hasnah binti haron;hanis mastura binti yahya.  (2021).  the efficacy of cosmos caudatus aqueous extract for neurocognitive protection using functional magnetic resonance imaging approach among older adults with mild cognitive impairment.  -

     

    nurul hidayah md fadzil1, suzana shahar, roslee rajikan, divya vanoh, devinder kaur ajit singh, arimi fitrimat ludin, ponnusamy subramaniam, norhayati ibrahim, nazlena mohd ali, shahrul azman mohd noah, chin ai-vyrn.  (2020).  a scoping review on telerehabilitation application used among older adults with mild cognitive impairment and cognitive frailty.  - holistic approach in preserving cognitive function.  12. 

     

    hanafiah bin haruna rashid, norlaila binti mustafa, nor azian binti abdul murad, a. rahman bin a. jamal, jemaima bt che hamzah, mohamad azim bin md idris, tuti ningseh bt mohd dom, suzana bt. shahar, norfazilah bt ahmad, azmawati bt mohammed nawi et. al.  (2020).  webinar: perang melawan diabetes- inisiatif ukm.  - 1.