Hazreen Abdul Majid

Hazreen Abdul Majid is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya. He studied at the National University of Malaysia for Bachelor in Dietetics (Hons), Deakin University Melbourne for my masters (2002) and obtained PhD from King’s College London (2010). As a trained dietitian, his doctoral dissertation had made some scientific contributions to understanding the mechanisms of prebiotics in reducing diarrhoea for intensive care unit patients receiving enteral nutrition. This ongoing work has been extended to the usage of both pre and probiotics in intensive care units. In addition to some clinical work and research, he had experienced in developing collaborative partnerships at the local and state levels for nationally and internationally funded cohort and community-based studies. Currently, he is a visiting fellow at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health and a faculty member for the Doctorate in Public Health program in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. He is one of the recipients of the Newton Ungku Omar (Medical Research Council UK and Academy Science of Malaysia) award, Nutricia Research Grant, Friesland Campina collaborative grant and World Obesity Foundation travel grant. He is a member of numerous scientific and professional associations with research interest includes prebiotics and probiotics in clinical nutrition, adolescent cohort and public health nutrition. He had published more than 40 original articles, several chapters in books, chief editor for the breast cancer survivors’ cookbook and more than 40 congress abstracts. He had served as Malaysian Dietitians’ Association Vice President from 2011-2013 and a Council member for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Society of Malaysia 2014-2016. He is also an Associate Editor for Clinical Nutrition ESPEN journal and a reviewer for over 10 peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the International Clinical Nutrition section ASPEN (ICNS).

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