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.

  • lam meng chun, nur afyfah suwadi, adibah huda mohd zainul arifien, poh bee koon, nik shanita safii, wong jyh eiin.  (2021).  an evaluation of a virtual atlas of portion sizes (vaps) mobile augmented reality for portion size estimation.  - virtual reality.  695-707. 

     

    poh bee koon.  (2021).  kamus jururawat bailliere (edisi malaysia ketiga).  - 12. 

     

    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. 

     

    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. 

     

    pei chien tah, zheng-yii lee, bee koon poh, hazreen abdul majid, vineya-rai hakumat-rai, mohd basri mat nor, chee cheong kee, mazuin kamarul zaman, m shahnaz hasan.  (2021).  although none of the resting energy expenditure calculated from predictive equations had very good agreements, the swinamer equation could be used to predict resting energy expenditure.....  - critical care medicine.  e804-e805. 

     

    lam meng chun, nur afyfah suwadi, adibah huda mohd zainul arifien, poh bee koon, nik shanita safii, wong jyh eiin.  (2021).  an evaluation of a virtual atlas of portion sizes (vaps) mobile augmented reality for portion size estimation.  - virtual reality.  695-707. 

     

    pei chien tah, zheng-yii lee, bee koon poh, hazreen abdul majid, vineya-rai hakumat-rai, mohd basri mat nor, chee cheong kee, mazuin kamarul zaman, m shahnaz hasan.  (2021).  although none of the resting energy expenditure calculated from predictive equations had very good agreements, the swinamer equation could be used to predict resting energy expenditure.....  - critical care medicine.  e804-e805. 

     

    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. 

     

    sim yee lim, rosmawati dora, noor hafizah yatiman, jyh eiin wong, hasnah haron, bee koon poh.  (2021).  no effect of monosodium glutamate on subjective appetite and subsequent energy intake in children of different ethnicities.  - appetite.  1-8. 

     

    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.  (2021).  kamus jururawat bailliere (edisi malaysia ketiga).  - 12. 

     

    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. 

     

    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.