prof. dr. poh bee koon

pensyarah universiti

pusat kajian kesihatan komuniti (reach)

 pbkoon@ukm.edu.my

No. sambungan :  0392897686

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555



   Biografi/ Biography :

  • Poh Bee Koon is Professor of Nutrition at Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She has more than 20 years of research experience that involves multi-disciplinary and multi-country projects. Her research areas focus on childhood and adolescent nutrition, and her projects covers surveys, observation and intervention studies. Prof Poh has led many international grants, including those funded by United Kingdom Medical Research Council, United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), International Development Research Centre (IDRC Canada), International Glutamate Technical Committee, as well as those from the industry. She is Principal Investigator of South East Asian Nutrition Surveys (SEANUTS), a nationally-representative survey on nutritional status of children; and ToyBox Study Malaysia, intervention aimed at reducing obesity rates through improving preschoolers’ healthy eating and physical activity. She has been involved in stable isotope work to assess body composition and energy expenditure among healthy individuals as well as in pediatric cancer patients. Prof Poh has participated in consultation work for Ministry of Health Malaysia and was involved in Academy of Sciences Malaysia’s Obesity Task Force to study "Prioritizing Food Policy Options to Reduce Obesity in Malaysia". She has won numerous awards, including International Nutrition Foundation–Ellison Medical Foundation Short-term Fellowship and IAEA Nobel Peace Prize Fund Schools in Nutrition fellowship. Prof Poh has recently been appointed as Editor-in-Chief for Malaysian Journal of Nutrition. She is a Fellow member of Nutrition Society of Malaysia, and Life member of Malaysian Association for the Study of Obesity.

  • mohamad hasnan ahmad, nor azian mohd zaki, fatimah othman, azli baharudin, ruhaya salleh, cheong siew man, adibah huda mohd zainul arifien, nurin iman ahmad kamal, noor ani ahmad, hazizi abu saad, poh bee koon, mohd azahadi omar & tahir aris.  (2021).  malnutrition and its associated factors among children under 5 years old in putrajaya: a study protocol.  - malaysian journal of nutrition.  141-151. 

     

    rosmawati dora , lim sim yee, hasnah haron, jyh eiin ,wong noor hafizah yatiman poh bee koon.  (2021).  salty taste threshold among children of different ethnicities.  - journal of sensory studies.  1-7. 

     

    okely ad, kariippanon ke, guan h, taylor ek, suesse t, cross pl, chong kh, suherman a, turab a, staiano ae, ha as, hamdouchi ae, baig a poh bk, pozo-cruz bd, chan chs, nystrom cd, koh d webster ek, lubree h, tang hk, baddou i, pozo-crus jd, wong je, et al.  (2021).  global effect of covid-19 pandemic on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep among 3- to 5-year-old children: a longitudinal study of 14 countries.  - bmc public health.  1-15. 

     

    shoo thien lee, jyh eiin wong, geraldine k. l. chan, bee koon poh.  (2021).  association between compliance with movement behavior guidelines and obesity among malaysian preschoolers.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-13. 

     

    norlaila binti mustafa, poh bee koon, wong jyh eiin, ncd risk factor collaboration (ncd-risc).  (2021).  heterogeneous contributions of change in population distribution of body mass index to change in obesity and underweight.  - elife.  1-35. 

     

    norlaila binti mustafa, poh bee koon, wong jyh eiin, ncd risk factor collaboration (ncd-risc).  (2021).  heterogeneous contributions of change in population distribution of body mass index to change in obesity and underweight.  - elife.  1-35. 

     

    rosmawati dora , lim sim yee, hasnah haron, jyh eiin ,wong noor hafizah yatiman poh bee koon.  (2021).  salty taste threshold among children of different ethnicities.  - journal of sensory studies.  1-7. 

     

    okely ad, kariippanon ke, guan h, taylor ek, suesse t, cross pl, chong kh, suherman a, turab a, staiano ae, ha as, hamdouchi ae, baig a poh bk, pozo-cruz bd, chan chs, nystrom cd, koh d webster ek, lubree h, tang hk, baddou i, pozo-crus jd, wong je, et al.  (2021).  global effect of covid-19 pandemic on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep among 3- to 5-year-old children: a longitudinal study of 14 countries.  - bmc public health.  1-15. 

     

    hui ss, zhang r, suzuki k, naito h, balasekaran g, song jk, park sy, liou ym, lu d, poh bk, kijboonchoo k, thasanasuwan w.  (2021).  the associations between meeting 24-hour movement guidelines and adiposity in asian adolescents: the asia-fit study.  - scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports.  763-771. 

     

    shoo thien lee, jyh eiin wong, geraldine k. l. chan, bee koon poh.  (2021).  association between compliance with movement behavior guidelines and obesity among malaysian preschoolers.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-13. 

     

    dy win low, adawiyah jamil, norazirah md nor, sabeera begum kader ibrahim, poh bee koon.  (2020).  food restriction, nutrition status, and growth in toddlers with atopic dermatitis.  - pediatric dermatology.  69-77. 

     

    bee suan wee, awang bulgiba, abd. talib ruzita, mohd. noor ismail and bee koon poh.  (2019).  pedometer-determined physical activity among primary schoolchildren in kuala lumpur.  - proceedings of singapore healthcare.  115-123. 

     

    s. reeves, b.k. poh, c. essau, c. summerbell, w.l. cheah, d. koh, j.a.c. lee, a.t. ruzita, e.l. gibson.  (2018).  toybox study malaysia: improving healthy energy-balance and obesity-related behaviours among pre-schoolers in malaysia.  - nutrition bulletin. 

     

    esfahani n.b., dashti n.g., dashti m.g., noorv m.i., koon p.b., talib r.a., lubis s.h..  (2016).  dietary predictors of overweight and obesity in iranian adolescents.  - iranian red crescent medical journal.  1-9. 

     

    hui chin koo, bee koon poh, shoo thien lee, kar hau chong, marjolijn c. e. bragt, ruzita abd talib.  (2016).  are malaysian children achieving dietary guideline recommendations?.  - asia-pacific journal of public health.  8S-20S. 

     

    wong je, ainaa fatehah a, poh bk.  (2017).  estimating portion sizes from digital food images : accuracy of estimation by nutrition professionals.  - malaysian journal of nutrition.  51. 

     

    lim sy, noor hafizah y, wong je, hasnah h and poh bk.  (2017).  study on the effect of glutamate on satiety and perceived hunger among primary school children in malaysia.  - 1st southeast asia public health nutrition conference.  128. 

     

    wong je, ainaa fatehah a, poh bk.  (2017).  estimating portion sizes from digital food images : accuracy of estimation by nutrition professionals.  - malaysian journal of nutrition.  51. 

     

    lim sy, noor hafizah y, wong je, hasnah h and poh bk.  (2017).  study on the effect of glutamate on satiety and perceived hunger among primary school children in malaysia.  - 1st southeast asia public health nutrition conference.  128. 

     

    razinah sharif, chong kar hau, hazizi abu saad, nur hadiyani binti zakaria, ong min li, poh bee koon, wong jyh eiin.  (2017).  malaysian active healthy kids report card 2016.  - 39. 

     

    xiao chuan lau, kar hau chong, bee koon poh, mohd noor ismail.  (2013).  advances in food and nutrition research.  - 2:49-101. 

     

    poh bee koon.  (2017).  kamus jururawat bailliere.  - 10. 

     

    xiao chuan lau, kar hau chong, bee koon poh, mohd noor ismail.  (2013).  advances in food and nutrition research.  - 2:49-101. 

     

    poh bee koon.  (2012).  kamus jururawat bailliere : untuk jururawat dan pekerja penjagaan kesihatan.  - Appendix 1 : 865-875. 

     

    poh bee koon, nik shanita safii, rasyedah ahmad raqi, tan sue yee.  (2010).  malaysian dietary guidelines.  - 39-62. 

     

    mohd. ismail noor, siti mariam ali, poh bee koon, ruzita abd. talib, mohd. nasir mohd. taib, hazizi abu saad, nik mazlan nik mamat.  (2009).  nutrition research priorities in malaysia.  - 67-88. 

     

    siti sabariah buhari, ruzita abd talib, poh bee koon.  (2020).  obesiti kanak-kanak: bertindak sebelum terlambat.  - 175. 

     

    razinah sharif, chong kar hau, hazizi abu saad, nur hadiyani binti zakaria, ong min li, poh bee koon, wong jyh eiin.  (2017).  malaysian active healthy kids report card 2016.  - 39. 

     

    tee e siong, fatimah salim, poh bee koon, tan sue yee, kiren sidhu.  (2014).  healthy spoonfuls for toddlers (pemakanan sihat untuk si kecil).  - 74. 

     

    tee e siong, fatimah salim, poh bee koon, tan sue yee, kiren sidhu.  (2012).  baby`s first bites : complementary feeding with confidence.  - 74. 

     

    tee e siong, poh bee koon, tan sue yee, kiren sidhu.  (2011).  breastfeed with confidence (menyusu dengan yakin).  - 76. 

     

    poh bee koon, sri wahyu binti tahern, muhammad yazid jalaludin.  (2020).  the science to grow happy (part 1): microbiome power on good digestion and growth.  - 1-279. 

     

    dywin low, adawiyah jamil, sabeera begum kader ibrahim, norazirah md nor, bee koon poh.  (2020).  a cross sectional anthropometric study in children with atopic dermatitis.  - 2nd annual scientific meeting, dermatology chapter college of physicians, academy of medicine of malaysia in collaboration with pediatric dermatology unit hospital kuala lumpur.  1. 

     

    lim sy, rosmawati d, noor hafizah y, wong je, hasnah h and poh bk.  (2020).  determination of umami taste perception and habitual intake of glutamate among primary school children in klang valley.  - nsm 35th scientific conference.  59. 

     

    noor hafizah y, farra aidah j, najwa wn, denise dk, ruzita at, poh bk and gibson el.  (2020).  perceptions of preschool teachers in implementing the toybox study malaysia intervention.  - 35th scientific conference.  87-88. 

     

    noor hafizah y, najwa wn, ruzita at, farra aj, koh d, ismail mn, poh bk, gibson el.  (2019).  drinking and snacking pattern of preschool children in malaysia.  - 26th european congress on obesity (eco2019).  1.