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.

  • shahida mohd said, nor aini jamil, abinaya balaramal, kong choi yem, teo huey shiuan, eman shamsan al-kathiry, tuti ningseh mohd dom, suzana shahar, haslinda ramli.  (2021).  a study on the knowledge on diabetes and association between periodontitis classification, glycaemic status and body mass index among periodontitis patients with/without type-2 diabetes mellitus.  - 1-37. 

     

    yee xing you, jing yi foo, wani aqilah mustafa, rohana hussin, amaramalar selvi naicker, ohnmar htwe, zahara abdul manaf, suzana shahar.  (2021).  factors associated with pressure ulcer risk among spinal cord injury adults in kuala lumpur, malaysia: a community-based study.  - malaysian journal of medicine and health sciences.  177-184. 

     

    mhairi karen brown, suzana shahar, yee xing you, viola michael, hazreen abdul majid, zahara abdul manaf, hasnah haron, noor shahida sukiman, yook chin chia, feng j he, graham a macgregor.  (2021).  developing a policy to reduce the salt content of food consumed outside the home in malaysia: protocol of a qualitative study.  - bmj open.  1-8. 

     

    pavapriya ponvel, suzana shahar, devinder kaur ajit singh, arimi fitri mat ludin, roslee rajikan, nor fadilah rajab, chin ai-vyrn, normah che din, norhayati ibrahim,ponnusamy subramaniam, hasnah haron, aniza ismail, razinah sharif, kalavaty ramasamy,.  (2021).  multidomain intervention for reversal of cognitive frailty, towards a personalized approach (ageless trial): study design.  - journal of alzheimers disease.  673-687. 

     

    divya vanoh, suzana shahar, hanis mastura yahya, normah che din, arimi fitri mat ludin, devinder kaur ajit singh, razinah sharif & nor fadilah rajab.  (2021).  dietary supplement intake and its association with cognitive function, physical fitness, depressive symptoms, nutritional status and biochemical indices in a 3-year follow-up among community dwelling.  - clinical interventions in ageing.  161-175. 

     

    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. 

     

    ms. fatin hanani mazri, zahara abdul manaf, suzana shahar, arimi fitri mat ludin, norwahidah abdul karim, andrea yu-lin ban & rose azzlinda osman.  (2021).  modified munich chronotype questionnaire for application to short-interval split sleep of non-shift workers.  - chronobiology international.  659-665. 

     

    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. 

     

    fatimah othman, rashidah ambak, mohd azahadi omar, suzana shahar, noor safiza mohd nor, mohamad hasnan ahmad, muhammad fadhli mohd yusoff, hasnah haron, mohd fairulnizal md noh4 and tahir aris.  (2021).  development and double cross-validation of new spot urine sodium equation to predict 24-h urine sodium in the malaysian population.  - journal of health, population and nutrition.  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. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    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.  -

     

    razinah binti sharif @ mohd sharif;suzana bt. shahar;nor fadilah bt. rajab;nurul huda binti razalli;raja affendi bin raja ali.  (2021).  development of integrated approach for increasing colorectal cancer survivorship prognosis by combining genome integrity, dietary habits, physical activity and psycho social markers..  -

     

    khadijah alavi, suzana shahar, mohd rizal abdul manaf, rosnah sutan, mohd hasni jaafar, khairul nizam abdul maulud, ruzian markom, zaini embong, kamarul baharani kalewon.  (2021).  kajian diagnostik bagi membentuk model penjagaan warga emas jangka masa panjang (ltc) yang bersepadu dan mampan di malaysia pada tahun 2030.  - laporan perundingan kpwkm.  1-488. 

     

    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.  -