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Event Title
Current Perspective in Nutrition and Mobility
30 Mar 2021 - 30 Mar 2021
12.00 - 02.00
Live Webinar
Event Summary
Speakers Profile

Speaker 1

Dr Yeap Swan Sim
Consultant Rheumatologist,
Subang Jaya Medical Centre (SJMC),
MBChB (Dundee), MD (Dundee), FRCP (Edinburgh), FRCP (London), CCD (USA), CCST (UK), FAM (Malaysia)

Dr Yeap is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Selangor, Malaysia. Her previous appointments include Associate Professor and Head of the Rheumatology Unit at the Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia. Dr Yeap is a Past President of the Malaysian Society of Rheumatology, the current Vice-President of the Malaysian Osteoporosis Society, and was previously a Vice-President of the Asia-Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR), Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies (AFOS) and Persatuan SLE Malaysia. Dr Yeap was the Co-Chairperson of the Working Group for the 2012 Clinical Guidance on the Management of Osteoporosis and its revision in 2015. Her research interests focus on osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Speaker 2

Professor Dr Chan Yoke Mun
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM),
BSc (UKM), PhD (UPM)

Prof Dr Chan Yoke Mun is a clinical dietitian at the Department of Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). She is currently leading the Research Centre of Excellence, Nutrition and Non-communicable Diseases (RCoE NNCD) UPM and was the former head of Medical Gerontology Laboratory, Malaysian Research Institute on Ageing. Prof Dr Chan is the founder and the president of Malaysian Society of Body Composition. Her research interests are but not limited to chronic diseases affecting elderly people, nutrition epidemiology and quality of life issues, with strong affinity on research related to renal and bone nutrition. To date, she led 20 research projects and has more than 100 publications including journal articles, modules, national guidelines and books. Prof Dr Chan is recognised as key opinion leader and member of expert panels for various national and international committees.

Speaker 3

Dr Caroline Gunn
Fonterra Research & Development Centre (FRDC),
Ph.D, NZ Reg. Nutr.

As a senior research scientist working in the nutrition field, Dr Gunn’s specialist areas have focused on the effects of dietary bioactives (MFGM, plant phytochemicals) and macro and micronutrients on health and wellbeing especially during the ageing process. An in-depth knowledge of behaviour-change strategies and communication skills alongside a broad scientific knowledge base derived from clinical research, laboratory science, teaching and industry experience, has led Dr Gunn to her present role for FRDC in designing and managing clinical trials investigating bioactives and their effects on improving human health.

E-certificate will be provided to participants upon completion of the webinar

Updated:: 23/03/2021 [amirahhani]


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