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Winnie Chee is Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at the International Medical University (IMU) and she also assumes the role of Pro-Vice Chancellor Academic.

Prof Chee is a Council Member with the Malaysian Allied Health Professions Council, where she works on regulation of allied health with the Ministry of Health. She is President of the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association, having been appointed to the position since 2014 and serves on national committees including setting medical nutrition therapy in clinical practice guidelines for Type 2 diabetes (2020) and Osteoporosis (2021). She is also a member of the writing group for Recommended Nutrient Intakes (2017), Malaysian Dietary Guidelines (2020) and chaired the development of the Healthy Plate Model for Malaysia (2019).

Prof Chee is active in research and publications with over 90 peer-reviewed publications and has led several research grants on dietary/lifestyle interventions for the prevention and management of Type 2 diabetes, obesity and bone health. She contributes medical nutrition therapy expertise for several diabetes lifestyle related programs in the country. Prof Chee also speaks at national and international workshops and conferences and featured in news media to promote healthy diet and lifestyle to the public. Prof Chee was awarded the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture Award from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, USA. Prof Chee is a practicing dietitian at the IMU Healthcare.


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