prof. dr. suzana bt. shahar

pensyarah universiti

pusat kajian penuaan sihat & kesejahteraan (h-care)

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.

  • theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab razinah sharif.  (2022).  reply to the comments on "higher levels of lead and aluminium are associated with increased risk of falls among community-dwelling older adults: an 18-month follow-up study".  - geriatrics and gerontology international.  183-185. 

     

    nurul asilah ahmad, arimi fitri mat ludin, suzana shahar, shahrul azman mohd noah, noorlaili mohd tohit.  (2022).  willingness, perceived barriers and motivators in adopting mobile applications for health-related interventions among older adults: a scoping review.  - bmj open.  1-13. 

     

    t.c. ooi, a. meramat, n.f. rajab, s. shahar, r. sharif.  (2022).  antioxidant potential, dna damage, inflammation, glycemic control and lipid metabolism alteration: a mediation analysis of islamic sunnah intermittent fasting on cognitive function among older adults.  - journal of nutrition, health and ageing.  272-281. 

     

    nurul hidayah md fadzil, suzana shahar, roslee rajikan, devinder kaur ajit singh, arimi fitri mat ludin, ponnusamy subramaniam, norhayati ibrahim, divya vanoh, and nazlena mohamad ali.  (2022).  a scoping review for usage of telerehabilitation among older adults with mild cognitive impairment or cognitive frailty.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-14. 

     

    yee xing you, suzana shahar, mazlyfarina mohamad, nor fadilah rajab, normah che din, hui jin lau and hamzaini abdul hamid.  (2022).  is there any relationship between biochemical indices and anthropometric measurements with dorsolateral prefrontal cortex activation among older adults with mild cognitive impairment?.  - frontiers in human neuroscience.  1-10. 

     

    nurul syuhada mohd rosnu, devinder kaur ajit sing,arimi fitri mat ludin, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd rahman and suzana shahar.  (2022).  enablers and barriers of accessing health care services among older adults in south-east asia: a scoping review.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-15. 

     

    neerja chowdhary [and twenty six others]..  (2022).  reducing the risk of cognitive decline and dementia: who recommendations.  - frontiers in neurology.  1-7. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, razinah sharif, nurul fatin malek rivan, asheila meramat and nor fadilah rajab.  (2022).  higher lead and lower calcium levels are associated with increased risk of mortality in malaysian older population: findings from the lrgs-tua longitudinal study.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-12. 

     

    kiirtaara aravindhan, sumaiyah mat, tengku aizan hamid , suzana shahar, abu bakar abdul majeed, pei-lee teh, kalavathy ramasamy, devinder kaur ajit singh, maw pin tan.  (2022).  development of virtual surveys for the covid-19 wave of the ageless longitudinal study in malaysia.  - gerontology.  551-555. 

     

    ahmed abdelmajed alkhodary, syed mohamed aljunid, aniza ismail, amrizal muhammad nur and suzana shahar.  (2022).  health care utilization and out-of-pocket payments among elderly with ccognitive frailty in malaysia..  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-18. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab razinah sharif.  (2022).  reply to the comments on "higher levels of lead and aluminium are associated with increased risk of falls among community-dwelling older adults: an 18-month follow-up study".  - geriatrics and gerontology international.  183-185. 

     

    razinah sharif, suzana shahar, nor fadilah rajab & michael fenech.  (2022).  dietary pattern, genomic stability and relative cancer risk in asian food landscape.  - nutrition and cancer.  1171-1187. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    nurul syuhada mohd rosnu, devinder kaur ajit sing,arimi fitri mat ludin, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd rahman and suzana shahar.  (2022).  enablers and barriers of accessing health care services among older adults in south-east asia: a scoping review.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-15. 

     

    neerja chowdhary [and twenty six others]..  (2022).  reducing the risk of cognitive decline and dementia: who recommendations.  - frontiers in neurology.  1-7. 

     

    theng choon ooi, devinder kaur ajit singh, suzana shahar, razinah sharif, nurul fatin malek rivan, asheila meramat and nor fadilah rajab.  (2022).  higher lead and lower calcium levels are associated with increased risk of mortality in malaysian older population: findings from the lrgs-tua longitudinal study.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-12. 

     

    siti munirah abdul basir, zahara abdul manaf, norhayati mohd. noor, arimi fitri mat ludin, suzana shahar and mohd rizal abdul manaf.  (2022).  the challenges and strategies towards healthy eating during covid-19 home confinement period among working adults with bmi 25 kg/m2 enrolled in a weight loss program: qualitative findings.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-14. 

     

    fatin hanani mazri, zahara abdul manaf, suzana shahar, arimi fitri mat ludin and siti munirah abdul basir.  (2022).  development and evaluation of integrated chrono-nutrition weight reduction program among overweight/obese with morning and evening chronotypes.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-20. 

     

    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. 

     

    divya vanoh, suzana shahar, nazlena mohamad ali, shahrul azman mohd noah.  (2021).  inovasi teknologi kesihatan digital bagi kesejahteraan warga emas dan b40.  - 14. 

     

    huijin lau, suzana shahar, mazlyfarina mohamad, nor fadilah rajab, hanis mastura yahya, normah che din, hamzaini abdul hamid, nurul fatin malek rivan & mohd zul amin kamaruddin.  (2021).  the wonders of kesum: findings from the national kesum initiative.  - 4. 

     

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

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    divya vanoh, suzana shahar, nazlena mohamad ali, shahrul azman mohd noah.  (2021).  inovasi teknologi kesihatan digital bagi kesejahteraan warga emas dan b40.  - 14. 

     

    huijin lau, suzana shahar, mazlyfarina mohamad, nor fadilah rajab, hanis mastura yahya, normah che din, hamzaini abdul hamid, nurul fatin malek rivan & mohd zul amin kamaruddin.  (2021).  the wonders of kesum: findings from the national kesum initiative.  - 4. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

    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. 

     

    nurul syuhada mohd rosnu, devinder kaur ajit singh, wan syafira ishak, mohd harimi abd rahman, arimi fitri mat ludin & suzana shahar.  (2022).  profiles and transportation patterns of older persons accessing health services at kuala lumpur: preliminary findings.  - 10th malaysian hybrid conference on healthy ageing.  44. 

     

    suzana shahar, azianah ibrahim, nurul fatin malek rivan, devinder kaur ajit singh.  (2022).  dimensi baru pencegahan nyanyuk.  - impak: kluster kesihatan & perubatan termaju.  37. 

     

    suzana bt. shahar;nor fadilah bt. rajab;mohamad yusof maskat;normah bt. che din;mazlyfarina binti mohamad;hasnah binti haron;hanis mastura binti yahya.  (2022).  revealing the neuroprotective effects of cosmos caudatus aqueous extract in animal and human models.  -

     

    nurul huda binti razalli;suzana bt. shahar;zahara binti abdul manaf.  (2022).  development of dysphagia diet module to improve compliance and reduce hospital plate waste among dysphagic patients.  -

     

    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.