Dr Tah Pei Chien University of Malaya Medical Centre

Dr. Tah Pei Chien is a clinical dietitian specialising in cancer and critical care nutrition in the Department of Dietetics, University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). She is actively involved in the nutrition support team at UMMC. She obtained an undergraduate degree in Dietetics and a Master of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She has completed her PhD in Medicine (Anesthesiology) which specialises in critical care nutrition from the University of Malaya. Dr. Tah is an active member of the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association (MDA) and Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition Society of Malaysia (PENSMA). She has been an Honorary Treasurer and Honorary Auditor of MDA. She is a chairperson of the published “Medical Nutrition Therapy Guidelines for Cancer in Adults”. She is also a committee member and UMMC representative for the Jawatankuasa Kerja Pakar Pemakanan / Akuan Kesihatan dan Pengiklanan (JKKPN), Ministry of Health Malaysia. Broadly, her research aims to improve nutritional status and quality of life among critically ill patients, cancer patients and hospitalized patients. Within this framework, she has published in various national and international peer-reviewed journals. Her research works have been recognized as the best paper award (2nd prize) in the 20th Congress of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Society of Asia (PENSA) 2019, Hong Kong and best paper award (1st prize) in the Scientific Conference PENSMA 2018. She is currently leading a study related to energy requirements using indirect calorimetry among critically ill patients funded by the Ministry of Education with the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) Grant. She has also been actively involved in Quality Improvement Team projects with some awards winning.

27 June 2022 (Day 1)

Time Session
  • Nutrition in the Critically Ill COVID-19 Patient: Acute Phase and Beyond
    Dr Noor Airini Ibrahim Speaker Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Association of Goal-Directed Nutritional Adequacy With Clinical Outcomes In ICU Patients.
    Dr Tah Pei Chien Speaker University of Malaya Medical Centre
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28 June 2022 (Day 2)

Time Session
Dr Tah Pei Chien Chairperson University of Malaya Medical Centre
  • Nutritional Management of a Patient With Intestinal Failure After a Total of 65CM Small Bowel Resection: A Case Study
    Bong Chu Wen Presenter
  • A Nutrition Counselling Based on Goal Setting Strategy in Managing Underweight TB Spine Patient in Rehabilitation Ward.
    Fung Jin Yee Presenter
  • Disordered Eating Pattern of an Adult Patient With Bulimia Nervosa in the Outpatient Setting
    Teo Soo Lay Presenter
  • Nutrition Challenge in Optimizing Energy, Protein and Micronutrient of a Wernicke Encephalopathy Post Bariatric Patient
    Tham Sook Mun Presenter
  • B-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia with chronic GvHD: An unexpected but significant nutritional intervention
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