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Dr Siti Rohaiza Ahmad Lecturer, Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences

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Dr Siti Rohaiza Ahmad

Lecturer, Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences rohaiza.ahmad@ubd.edu.bn


ABOUT ME

Dr Siti Rohaiza joined UBD in January 2007 and has recently completed her PhD in the area of looking at how the environment impact on the predisposition of obesity, her study was conducted in Brunei Darussalam. Some of her current duties includes;

- Lecturer in Nutrition and some Biomedical Sciences topics
- Assistant Programme Leader/ Acting Programme Leader for Biomedical Sciences
- Academic Tutor for Biomedical Science Students
- As research students supervisor etc

International Appointment:
- Governing Board Member for Brunei Darussalam of SEAMEO Regional Center For Food and Nutrition RECFON in Indonesia (2016-2019)
- Member of the Asia Pacific Food and Nutrition Collaboration Group for Brunei Darussalam (APFNC) (November 2016 onwards)

EDUCATION

Bsc (Hons) Nutrition - University of Nottingham, UK
MSc (Biotech) - UOW, Australia
PhD in Public Health - UQ, Australia

RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Nutrition (Public health and laboratory research)
2. Obesity - the impact of the environment (obesogenicity)
3. Teaching and learning

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Scopus Publications

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Google Scholar Citations

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Google Scholar h-index


FUTURE PROJECTS

Bruneian Local Rice Study

Impact on health and product innovation

Application invited for:


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles:
SR Ahmad. Brainstorming activity in class: How will you do it? The Asia Pacific Scholar Journal (Accepted for Publication February 2017)

SR Ahmad, L. Schubert, R.Bush (2016) Use of an Audit Tool to Assess Obesogenicity: Lessons Learnt from Primary School Environments in Brunei Darussalam. Malaysia Journal of Nutrition, 22(2), 307-315. Retrieved from http://www.nutriweb.org.my/publications/mjn0022_2/default.php

Maisarah S,SR Ahmad and David K. Fruits and vegetables intake among UBD student. Brunei International Medical Journal, 12(2), 70-77. Retrieved from www.bimjonline.com (Scopus-indexed)



Conference Papers:
Siti Rohaiza Ahmad, Dr Lisa Schubert and Robert Bush. Measuring obesogenicity of an environment using an audit tool, Malaysia Indonesia Brunei Medical Science Conference 2015 (in Brunei) as symposium speaker.

Ahmad, S. R., L. Schubert, and P. R. Bush (2013). "Primary school nutrition and physical activity environment: A case study in Brunei Darussalam." Obesity Research & Clinical Practice 7 (2013): 22-23. (Scopus-indexed)

SR Ahmad et al., Expression of copper transporters and chaperones in relation to the multicopper oxidase hephaestin, QIMR Student Retreat Conference 2011 (In Brisbane) as poster presenter (Sponsored by UQ).

SR Ahmad et al., Expression of copper transporters and chaperones in relation to the multicopper oxidase hephaestin, QIMR Student Retreat Conference 2011 (In Brisbane) as poster presenter (Sponsored by UQ)
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SR Ahmad, Oduola A. Nurolaini K and Fiza D, An Assessment of the Institute of Medicine UBD Public Medical Lecture as infrastructural support to Problem Based Learning, 6th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference 2009 (in Singapore) as poster presenter (Funded by UBD)

SR Ahmad et al, The effect of malnutrition on thymus and hypothalamus development. Malaysia Indonesia Brunei Medical Science Conference 2008 (in Malaysia) as oral presenter (Funded by UBD)

Ahmad, S. R., L. Schubert, and P. R. Bush (2013). "Primary school nutrition and physical activity environment: A case study in Brunei Darussalam." 2nd Asia Oceania Conference of Obesity in Bandung, Jakarta (Sponsored by UQ)


TOP PUBLICATIONS

SR Ahmad, L. Schubert, R.Bush (2016) Use of an Audit Tool to Assess Obesogenicity: Lessons Learnt from Primary School Environments in Brunei Darussalam. Malaysia Journal of Nutrition, 22(2), 307-315. Retrieved from http://www.nutriweb.org.my/publications/mjn0022_2/default.php

Maisarah S,SR Ahmad and David K. Fruits and vegetables intake among UBD student. Brunei International Medical Journal, 12(2), 70-77. Retrieved from www.bimjonline.com (Scopus-indexed)


RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

- Innovation in terms of the development of an audit tool for the assessment of obesogenic environment and also a policy analysis grid.

- Also in the research team involved in rare sugar product development using local Bruneian food.


Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Matsuni (Kagawa University) - rare sugar project
Brunei Agricultural Research Center (BARC) - rare sugar project


SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, or ACADEMIC BENEFITS

Contribution to the prevention of obesity in Brunei Darussalam and also possible commercialization of local Brunei rare sugar products.


Scopus Publications