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Dr Tan Seok Shin completed her postgraduate study in the Universiti Putra Malaysia. Public health nutrition (maternal and child health, community nutrition, health promotion and education, food safety) and nutritional sciences (functional foods and food composition analysis) are among her areas of speciality. 

She has been awarded the International Union of Nutritional Sciences Leadership Award by the National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition, Japan, Visiting Fellowship by the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and is also the Gold Medal recipient in the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX). Her research interests are in the field of public health nutrition, nutritional sciences and functional foods as well as nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics. 

Research interests

Nutritional Sciences (Functional foods and Food composition analysis)

Public Health Nutrition (Maternal and child health, Community nutrition, Health promotion, intervention and education, Food safety) 

Nutrigenomics & Nutrigenetics



Supervision interests

Nutritional sciences

Publica health nutrition

Clinical trial

Nutrigenomics & Nutrigenetics

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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