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Nor Azwani Binti Mohd Shukri

Academic Qualification

  • Medical and Radiological Science - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh
  • Science in Clinical Nutrition - Masters Degree, University of Surrey
  • Dietetics (Honours) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Nor Azwani Binti Mohd Shukri (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES


norazwani@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nor Azwani Mohd Shukri obtained her BSc (Hons.) in Dietetics from University Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2001. Upon graduation, she worked as a clinical dietitian at Pantai Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. A year later, she pursued her MSc in Clinical Nutrition at the University of Surrey, UK. Upon completion in 2003, she worked with University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, as a clinical dietitian. She joined IIUM in 2005 as a lecturer in Dietetics at the Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences (KAHS). She left for the University of Edinburgh, UK, to do her Ph.D in June 2008. She came back to the Kulliyyah in December 2011 as an Assistant Professor.
Dr. Nor Azwani was appointed as the Clinical Coordinator for the Bachelor of Dietetics programme from June 2013 until June 2014. Presently, she is the Head Department of Nutrition Sciences.


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Public Health ~ Other Public Health n.e.c. - maternal and infant health, obesity, chronic diseases


Professional Membership


  • 2001 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Ordinary Member), Malaysian Dietitians' Association
  • 2015 - 2015: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Ordinary Member), Malaysian Association for the Study of Obesity
  • 2017 - 2017: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Ordinary Member), Nutrition Society of Malaysia


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPHY 2015/2016 2016/2017 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
BASIC MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY 2018/2019 2020/2021 2019/2020 2011/2012 2017/2018 2012/2013
CATERING & FOOD SERVICE PLACEMENT 2006/2007 2015/2016 2013/2014
CATERING & FOOD SERVICES MANAGEMENT 2016/2017
CLINICAL ROTATION OUTPATIENT: OBESITY AND METABOLIC SYNDROME 2013/2014 2018/2019 2014/2015
CLINICAL ROTATION OUTPATIENT: WOMEN, INFANT AND CHILD 2014/2015 2018/2019 2013/2014
CLINICAL ROTATION: CARDIOLOGY 2013/2014 2014/2015 2018/2019
CLINICAL ROTATION: CRITICAL CARE 2018/2019 2017/2018 2013/2014
CLINICAL ROTATION: GENERAL MEDICINE 2013/2014 2014/2015 2018/2019
CLINICAL ROTATION: INPATIENT 1 2020/2021 2019/2020
CLINICAL ROTATION: INPATIENT 2 2019/2020 2020/2021
CLINICAL ROTATION: INPATIENT 3 2019/2020 2020/2021
CLINICAL ROTATION: ONCOLOGY, GERIATRICS AND EXTENDED CARE 2013/2014 2018/2019 2017/2018
CLINICAL ROTATION: OUTPATIENT 1 2019/2020 2020/2021
CLINICAL ROTATION: OUTPATIENT 2 2020/2021 2019/2020
CLINICAL ROTATION: PEDIATRICS 2013/2014 2017/2018 2018/2019
CLINICAL ROTATION: RENAL AND DIALYSIS 2013/2014 2017/2018 2018/2019
CLINICAL ROTATION: SURGERY 2013/2014 2018/2019 2017/2018
COMMUNITY NUTRITION PLACEMENT 2019/2020 2020/2021
COUNSELLING SKILLS 2007/2008 2017/2018
COUNSELLING SKILLS FOR DIETITIANS 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
DIET THERAPY 1 2007/2008
FOODSERVICE MANAGEMENT 2019/2020 2018/2019
FOODSERVICE PLACEMENT 2020/2021 2019/2020
INTERMEDIATE MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
NUTRITION IN LIFE CYCLE 2013/2014 2012/2013
NUTRITIONAL STATUS ASSESMENT 2014/2015 2013/2014 2016/2017 2012/2013 2015/2016
NUTRITIONAL STATUS ASSESSMENT 2019/2020 2017/2018 2020/2021 2021/2022 2018/2019
PREPARATION OF THERAPEUTIC DIET 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2012/2013 2013/2014 2011/2012 2014/2015
PREPARATION OF THERAPEUTIC DIETS 2006/2007 2007/2008
PRINCIPLE OF FOOD PREPARATION 2011/2012
PROFESSIONAL DIETETICS 2020/2021
RESEARCH PROJECT IN DIETETICS 1 2013/2014 2016/2017 2015/2016 2020/2021 2012/2013
RESEARCH PROJECT IN DIETETICS 2 2013/2014 2019/2020 2017/2018 2020/2021 2014/2015 2012/2013 2018/2019 2015/2016 2016/2017


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2019 Transferring Knowledge to Breastfeeding PC in Pahang: Towards Reduction of Allergic Reaction Among Infants Through Selection of Maternal Diet
2017 - 2020 Interventions using the motivational interviewing technique to promote weight loss adherence among diabetic patients.
2015 - 2018 The Nutritional Composition of Breast Milk and Prophetic Foods Consumption Among Nursing Mothers in Kuantan, Pahang
2011 - 2016 RU 2011 -The effects of stevia rebaudina consumption on appetite-regulating hormones.
On-Going
2020 - Present Development and validation of educational animated video series promoting healthy nutritional management during pregnancy towards prevention of child stunting
2019 - Present Intervention Program for Stunting Problem among Children in Pahang #anakmalaysiatinggi
- Transferring Knowledge to Breastfeeding Support Group in Pahang: Perceived Insufficient Milk (PIM) through Home-Based Education Tool


Publications


Article

2021 Knowledge, awareness and dietary practice on urolithiasis among general population in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia: Preliminary findings (journal). Journal of Public Health Research, 10 (2) pp.
2020 Adhering to lifestyle change recommendations via the trans-theoretical model: a mixed-methods study among type 2 diabetes patients. Nutrition & Food Science, () pp.
2020 Adipocytes containing adipokines causes β-cell regeneration in previously streptozotocin induced hyperglycemic rats model. Advances in Obesity, Weight Management & Control, 10 (2) pp. 33-38
2020 Assessment of body composition and muscle strength among underweight, normal and overweight/obese female students of IIUM Kuantan. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1397-1402
2020 Association of monthly allowance with body-mass index and body image perception among students. Advances in Obesity, Weight Management & Control, 10 (2) pp. 27-31
2020 Children’s birth weight and their current body mass index in relation to early childhood caries. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research, 13 (1) pp. 270-274
2020 Diet quality based on Healthy Eating Index for Malaysians (M-HEI) among IIUM Kuantan students. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1140-1149
2020 Effects of polyamine in breastmilk on the maturation of the small intestine: A systematic review. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1449-1459
2020 Food allergens in maternal diet during breastfeeding and outcome of elimination diet on infant allergy development: A systematic review. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1216-1228
2020 Intraocular pressure : the effect of short-term fasting and its association with fluid and fat status. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 16 (2) pp. 180-186
2020 Intraocular pressure: the effect of short-term fasting and its association with fluid and fat status. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 16 (2) pp. 180-186
2020 Knowledge and attitude of maternal diet and allergy among breastfeeding peer counsellors in Pahang. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1471-1486
2020 Sugar cravings and added sugar intake among breastfeeding women in Kuantan, Pahang. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1177-1188
2020 The association of food insecurity with diet quality and mental health among IIUM Kuantan students. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1229-1239
2020 The association of food insecurity with the quality of life, academic performance and body mass index among university students. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1430-1439
2020 The effects of garcinia atroviridis (asam gelugur) extracts on body composition in relation to weight management: A scoping review. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1346-1356
2020 The gadget generation: body mass index and duration of physical activity and screen-viewing among preschoolers in Kuantan, Pahang. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 20 (2) pp. 116-122
2019 Barriers and enablers to make lifestyle changes among type 2 diabetes patients: a review = Halangan dan pemboleh untuk mengubah gaya hidup pesakit kencing manis jenis 2: suatu kajian semula. Sains Malaysiana, 48 (7) pp. 1491-1502
2019 Chromatographic evaluation of gallic acid, catechin and quer-cetin in methanolic extracts of selected formulations of spices and herbs. Progress in Nutrition, 21 (2-S) pp. 246-251
2019 Dietary intake of mothers who practised traditional confinement during exclusive breastfeeding period. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 15 (2) pp. 39-46
2019 Dietary status of exclusively breastfeeding mothers: The Influence of traditional postpartum dietary practices. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (2) pp. 634-642
2019 Early childhood feeding practices and its association with early childhood caries. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research, () pp.
2019 Maternal diet and its association with human milk energy and macronutrient composition among exclusively breastfeeding Malaysian Malay mothers. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 25 (2) pp. 309-320
2019 Reliability of manual vascular segmentation for retinal fractal dimension using peek retinatm. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (9S3) pp. 1560-1564
2019 Retinal image quality assessment: Portable eye examination kit retina (Peek Retina)™ versus 3d-printed ophthalmoscope (3dpo). International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8 (9S3) pp. 1555-1559
2019 Trimmed off adipocytes: a source of newly secreted adipokines. Progress in Nutrition, 21 (Supplement 1) pp. 80-85
2018 Activity behaviors in lean and morbidly obese pregnant women. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 28 (10) pp. 2189-2195
2018 Assessment of prophetic foods consumption among lactating mothers: Combining quantitative & qualitative approaches. The International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (Special Issue 1) pp. 181-185
2018 Assessment of prophetic foods consumption among lactating mothers: Combining quantitative and qualitative approaches.. International Medical Journal Malaysia, () pp.
2018 Exclusive breastfeeding: knowledge, attitude, practice, and its determinants among Malay mothers in Ampang, Selangor. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 117-128
2018 Maternal milk supplementation among pregnant women in Kuantan, Pahang. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 179-190
2018 Perception on postpartum dietary practices among Malay women in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan (HTAA), Kuantan, Pahang. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 244-265
2018 The association of maternal diet and polyamines in human milk: a study among Malay ethnic mothers in Kuantan, Malaysia. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (2.29 (Special Issue 29)) pp. 287-291
2018 The knowledge, attitude and practice of prophetic foods consumption among exclusively breastfeeding mothers in Kuantan, Pahang: an exploratory study. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 234-243
2018 The prophetic foods consumption among exclusively breastfeeding mothers in Kuantan, Pahang: An exploratory study. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 234-243
2017 Antihyperglycemic activities of purified protein containing adiponectin from abdominal adipose tissues of Halal meat on the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 1 () pp. 47
2017 Fasting in Islam: A combination of spiritual elevation and prevention of diseases. International Medical Journal Malaysia, () pp.
2016 Lifestyles and non-communicable diseases status among primary health care staff in Kuantan, Pahang. International Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 15 () pp. 82-82
2016 Quantitative analysis of minerals in the selected formulations of spices and herbs using ICP-MS. Progress in Nutrition, 18 (2) pp. 161-165
2015 Health behaviours during pregnancy in women with very severe obesity. Nutrients, 7 () pp. 8431-8443
2014 Determination of total phenolic, flavonoid content and free radical scavenging activities of common herbs and spices. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 3 (3) pp. 54-58
2013 Evaluation of an FFQ to assess total energy and nutrient intakes in severely obese pregnant women.. Public Health Nutrition, 16 (8) pp. 1427-1435
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Hydration status of university students in the fasting month of Ramadan. In: 3rd World Congress on the Integration and Islamicisation (2021 WCII): Mental Health and Well Being in the 4th Industrial Revolution,
2020 Knowledge, awareness and dietary practice on urolithiasis among general population in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia: preliminary findings. In: 1st International Nursing and Health Sciences Symposium (INHSS),
2020 Prevalence of cow milk protein allergy (CMPA) and soy allergy and its association with T-IgE and specific IgE composition from lactating maternal serum. In: International Conference on Research and Practices in Science, Technology and Social Sciences (I-CReST) 2020,
2020 T2DM patients with different ethnics backgrounds’ perspective on adhering to the lifestyle changes. In: 4th UUM International Qualitative Research Conference (QRC 2020),
2019 Improvement of HbA1c in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients by supplementation of mixed herbs. In: MASO 2019 : Scientific Conference on Obesity,
2019 The knowledge, attitude and practice of infant allergy prevention among breastfeeding peer counselor in Pahang. In: International Conference on Medical and Health Sciences,
2019 The potential of a free pedometer mobile application in assessing physical activity status and its association with body composition among International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) students.. In: Malaysian Dietitians' Association National Conference 2019,
2017 Antihyperglycemic activities of protein containing adiponectin from abdominal adipose tissues in the streptozotocin-induced hyperglycemic rats. In: MASO 2017 Scientific Conference on Obesity,
2016 Adipose tissue in halal meat can be a source of adiponectin protein . In: 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference (GHC 2016),
2016 Fasting in Islam: A combination of spiritual elevation and prevention of diseases. In: 2nd World Congress on the Integration And Islamicisation: Focus On Medical And Health Care Sciences (2WCII2016),
2016 Intraocular pressure: The effect of optional fasting & association with fluid & fat status. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation: Focus on Medical and Healthcare Science (2WCII 2016),
2016 Lifestyles and non-communicable disease status among primary health care staff in Kuantan, Pahang. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016,
2016 Professional health : Obesity status and 24-hours diet recall of health-staff working at selected three primary care clinics in Kuantan, Pahang. In: 19th Family Medicine Scientific Conference 2016,
2016 Professional health: obesity status and 24-hours diet recall of health-staff working at selected three primary care clinics in Kuantan, Malaysia. In: 19th Family Medicine Scientific Conference 2016,
2016 The gadget generation: BMI, physical activity & screen viewing durations of pre-school children in Kuantan, Pahang. In: MDA-AODA Conference 2016,
2016 The research methodology for assessing prophetic food consumption among lactating mothers. In: 2nd World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation: Focus on Medical and Healthcare Science (2WCII 2016),
2016 Traditional postpartum dietary practices and maternal nutritional status. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016,
2015 Energy compensation in a meal preceded by low-calorie sweetener- and sugar-containing preload. In: 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition (ACN2015),
2012 Misreporting of energy intake in severely obese pregnant women in Scotland, UK. In: 16th International Congress of Dietetics,
Book Section

2017 Vitamin K. In: National Coordinating Committee on Food and Nutrition (NCCFN), ISBN: 978-967-12050-4-4, pp. 286-299