Prof Dr Winnie Chee Siew Swee International Medical University (IMU)

Prof Dr Winnie Chee Siew Swee
Prof Winnie Chee received her BSc (Hons) in Dietetics, MSc and PhD in the field of nutrition science. During her 27 years in academia, she has held several senior positions and is currently the Dean of the School of Health Sciences in the International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur. Professor Chee has extensive experience in academic management and leadership, including curriculum design, delivery and assessment for the IMU dietetics programme since its inception in 2008. She chairs curriculum and assessment committees in IMU and is academic advisor to several local universities conducting dietetics programmes. She is a member of the Working Committee for dietetics competencies under the ICDA from 2017-2019. Besides her academic role, Prof Chee has also served on many national committees including those setting medical nutrition therapy for clinical practice guidelines for osteoporosis and Type 2 diabetes, Recommended Nutrient Intakes (for calcium intake), Dietary Guidelines and Healthy Plate Model for Malaysia. Her research focuses primarily on the nutritional aspects of bone health, Type 2 diabetes, obesity and chronic kidney disease with the objectives to understand the nutritional determinants and interventions to improve nutrition status in these areas. She has published widely in peer reviewed journals and given presentations as invited speaker in national and international conferences including Asia-Oceania Obesity Congress, International Diabetes Federation, International Congress of Dietetics, Asian Congress of Dietetics and International Osteoporosis Foundation. Professor Chee has been recognised for her service to nutrition and dietetics by being appointed Council member of the Malaysian Allied Health Professions Council, Fellow of Malaysian Dietitians’ Association and she is the current President of the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association. She received the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture Award in 2015 from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, USA. She is also a practicing dietitian at IMU Healthcare.

8 June 2024

Time Session
  • What is time-restricted eating and how could it be used to manage hyperglycaemia?
    Dr Evelyn Parr Speaker
Summit 1
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Interpretation
Dr Tan Ming Yeong Chairperson
Summit 1
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Ms Yong Lai Mee Chairperson