Curriculum Vitae


Dr Roseline Yap Wai Kuan

  • Senior Lecturer I, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 07/01/2013 to present
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition, UNIVERSITY OF NAGASAKI, Japan
  • Master of Science in Nutrition & Food Science, UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, United States
  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY, United States
  • Nutrition Society of Malaysia (NSM), Honorary-Treasurer, Since 2018 (National)
  • Asia Pacific Nutrigenomics /Nutrigenetics Organization, Country delegate, Since 2014 (International)
  • Nutrition Society of Malaysia, Council Member, 2012 to 2016 (National)
  • Nutrition Related Chronic Diseases
(Title of publication in APA style)
Article in Journals
  • Yap RWK, Lin MH, Shidoji Y, Yap WS (2019). Association of Stress, Mental Health, and VEGFR-2 Gene Polymorphisms with Cardiometabolic Risk in Chinese Malaysian Adults. Nutrients. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ng CM, Koo HC, Firdaus M, Yap RWK, Chong PN, Satvinder Kaur. (2019). Development, validity and reliability of a questionnaire to measure children's psychosocial factors related to healthy meal preparation. Journal of Public Health. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Yap, RoselineWai Kuan; Shidoji, Yoshihiro; Yap, Wai Sum; Masaki, Motofumi(2017). Association and Interaction Effect of AGTR1 and AGTR2 Gene Polymorphisms with Dietary Pattern on Metabolic Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease in Malaysian Adults. NUTRIENTS, 9(8) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tee E.-S., Yap R.W.K.(2017). Type 2 diabetes mellitus in Malaysia: Current trends and risk factors. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 71(7), pp.844-849 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jan Mohamed H.J.B., Yap R.W.K., Loy S.L., Norris S.A., Biesma R., Aagaard-Hansen J. (2015). Prevalence and determinants of overweight, obesity, and type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults in Malaysia. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 27(2), pp.123-135 (ISI-Indexed)
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
  • Roseline Yap (2019). Is your child unhealthily skinny?
  • Zaitun Yassin and Roseline Yap. (2019). Read the food label for more nutritious choices.
  • Roseline Yap. Nutritional Management for the Elderly. 18 November 2018
  • Roseline Yap. The Right 'fuel' for Pre-schoolers. 13 May 2018.
  • Zaitun Yassin and Roseline Yap. Be good to your gut. 25 March 2018.
  • Interview
  • Zaitun Yassin and Roseline Yap. Balance your gut microbiota
  • Zaitun Yassin and Roseline Yap. Here's to good gut health
  • Roseline Yap. Feeding our children, the right way
  • Roseline Yap. Tips on how to select and store fresh foods safely
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Association and gene-diet interaction effect of angiotensin II type 1 (AGTR1) and type 2 (AGTR2) receptor gene polymorphisms on metabolic risk factors of non-communicable diseases in multi-ethnic Malaysian adults., Project Leader, 2013 to 2014 (Taylor's University)
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
  • Gene-environment interaction effects of VEGFR-2 gene polymorphisms with job stress, mental health and stress coping on metabolic risk factors of cardiovascular disease in Chinese Malaysian adults, Asia Pacific Nutrigenomics Nutrigenetics Organisation 2nd Biennial Congress 2018, 02/12/2018 to 04/12/2018, Asia Pacific Nutrigenomics Nutrigenetics Organisation (International)
  • Gene-diet interaction effect between angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AGTR1) gene polymorphism and dietary pattern on lipids in Malaysian adults, 12th Asian Congress of Nutrition, 14/05/2015 to 18/05/2015, Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science and Science Council of Japan (International)
  • Association between dietary patterns and metabolic risk factors of chronic non-communicable diseases in Malaysian adults., 4th Annual International Symposium on Wellness, Healthy Lifestyle and Nutrition, 30/11/2014 to 01/12/2014, Universitas Gadjah Mada and Universiti Sains Malaysia (International)
  • Association and interaction effect between VEGFR2 gene polymorphisms and dietary pattern on blood lipids in Malaysian adults, 8th Congress International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics, 03/05/2014 to 04/05/2014, International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics (International)
  • Association of VEGFR2 gene polymorphisms with health risk indicators of chronic diseases in Chinese Malaysian and Japanese adults, 11th Asian Congress of Nutrition, 13/07/2011 to 16/07/2011, FANS (International)
  • Association and interaction between dietary patterns and VEGFR2 gene polymorphisms on blood lipids in Chinese Malaysian and Japanese adults, 7th Asia Pacific conference on Clinical Nutrition, 05/06/2011 to 09/06/2011, - (International)
  • Association of dietary patterns with physical and biochemical health risk factors in Chinese Malaysian adults, The 26th Scientific conference by Nutrition Society of Malaysia, 24/03/2011 to 25/03/2011, Nutrition Society of Malaysia (National)
  • Nutritional status of primary school children in Malaysia, 33rd Nutrition Society of Malaysia Scientific Conference, 24/07/2018 to 26/07/2018, Nutrition Society of Malaysia (National)
  • Association and interaction effect of AGTR1 and AGRT2 gene polymorphisms with dietary pattern on metabolic risk factors of cardiovascular disease in Malaysian adults. , 6th International Eijkman Conference, 01/08/2017 to 03/08/2017, Eijkman Institute (International)
  • Review of nutrigenetics/nutrigenomics research activities related to chronic diseases in Malaysia, Asia-Pacific Nutrigenomics & Nutrigenetics Organization Biennial Conference, 05/12/2016 to 06/12/2016, Asia-Pacific Nutrigenomics & Nutrigenetics Organization (International)
  • Gene-diet interaction effect between AGTR1 gene and VEGFR2 gene polymorphism with dietary pattern on blood lipids in Malaysian adults, APEC Nutrigenomics, 15/06/2016 to 16/06/2016, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (International)
  • Oat basics and cooking with oats, The 31st Scientific conference by Nutrition Society of Malaysia, 31/05/2016 to 01/06/2016, Nutrition Society of Malaysia (National)
  • Consumer education on sugar reduction: The role of Nutrition Society of Malaysia, ILSI SEA Region Symposium on Sugar and Sweeteners, 27/10/2015 to 28/10/2015, ILSI SEA Region (International)
  • Gene x Environment interaction towards prevention of cardiovascular disease, International Conference of Molecular Medicine in Nutrition, Health and Disease, 16/04/2018 to 17/04/2018, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA (International)
  • Association and gene-environment interaction effect of AGRT1 and VEGFR-2 gene polymorphisms with mental health on metabolic risk factors of non-communicable diseases in Chinese Malaysian female adults., 11th Congress of the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics, 16/09/2017 to 19/09/2017, International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics (International)
  • Association Between Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor (AGTR1) Gene (rs5186) Polymorphism and Metabolic Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease in Malaysian Adults, 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition, 26/01/2015 to 29/01/2015, Nutrition Society of Malaysia (International)
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Maximizing Learning through Collaborative Classroom (X-Space), Research, 24/05/2017 to 24/05/2017
  • 1st SEA-PHN Public Health Nutrition Conference, Research, 14/05/2017 to 17/05/2017
  • Food-Environment Policy Index Expert Rating Workshop, Research, 11/04/2017 to 11/04/2017
  • Consensus Meeting for Recommended Nutrient Intake (2017) draft, Research, 10/01/2017 to 11/01/2017