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Dr. Normina Binti Ahmad Bustami

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Assistant Professor Dr. Normina Binti Ahmad Bustami

Head of School, Healthy Aging, Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine | School of Healthy Aging, Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine
 

Academic Qualifications

PhD Science 
MHSc 
MD

Areas of Interest
Toxic metals exposure and associated health risks
Nutrition, diet and lifestyle modification
Research

Research Grants

  1. Name of grant: FRGS
    Funder: MOHE
    Project Title: PM2.5 Particulate Matter in Ambient Air and Associated Health Risks: A comparative study between indoor and outdoor workers
    Duration: 4 years
    Role: Member
  2. Name of grant: PSIF
    Funder: UCSI
    Project Title: Heavy metals in Malay women: Human hair as Indicator
    Duration: 2 years
    Role: Project leader
  3. Name of grant: FRGS
    Funder: MOHE
    Project Title: Quantification of Heavy Metals in Chinese Herbal Medicines (CHMs) used during Pregnancy and Postpartum: Assessment of Associated Health Risk
    Duration: 4 years
    Role: Member
  4. Name of grant: FRGS
    Funder: MOHE
    Project Title: Male Infertility and the association to Non-occupational Exposure to Heavy Metals
    Duration: 2 years
    Role: Member
  5. Name of grant: FRGS
    Funder: MOHE
    Project Title: Circadian rhythm determination and its association with birth and infant outcome, stress, physical activity and chrononutrition among pregnant women in major cities of West Malaysia: A prospective study.
    Duration: 2 years
    Role: Member

 

Current Research Project 

  1. PM2.5 Particulate Matter in Ambient Air and Associated Health Risks: A comparative study between indoor and outdoor workers
  2. Quantification of Heavy Metals in Chinese Herbal Medicines (CHMs) used during Pregnancy and Postpartum: Assessment of Associated Health Risk
  3. Determination of Chinese Herbal Medicines (CHMs) and Malay Herbs (MHs) consumption frequency among pregnant and postpartum mothers in Kuala Lumpur: Tool for Accurate Human Health Risk Assessment
  4. Heavy metals in Malay women: Human hair as Indicator
  5. Comparison of dietary pattern between vegetarians vs. non-vegetarians
  6. Male Infertility and the association to Non-occupational Exposure to Heavy Metals
  7. Association between Asian diets with incidence of obesity among citizens in Jakarta, Indonesia
  8. Relationship between sleep quality, eating habits, physical exercise and quality of life among Malaysian adults
  9. Circadian rhythm determination and its association with birth and infant outcome, stress, physical activity and chrononutrition among pregnant women in major cities of West Malaysia: A prospective study.
  10. Willingness to pay for smartwatch as health monitor in Indonesia population

Publications

Year 2014

  1. Vijay F, Normina AB, Seghayat MS, Tan SS, Tan CK, Amini F, & Sharma D. Awareness and perception of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy among Malaysian: a pilot study. Presented on the National Conference on Ageing 2014. 
  2. Kuek, W.T., Normina, A.B., Sharma, D., & Amini, F. (2014, June). Clinical Impact of Low Glycemic Index Diet on Improving Severe Acne Vulgaris in Malaysian Youths. Proceedings on the 29th Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 158.

Year  2015

  1. Tan CK, Tan ESS, Lee CK, Normina AB, &. Thiribura Sundra Sumathi S (2015). Acne Vulgaris and its’ Association with Dietary Intake: A Malaysian Perspective. Mal J Nutr (supplement). 21. pp. s63.

Year 2016

  1. Marjan S Seghayat, Ng Sing Beng, Farahnaz Amini, Ahmad Bustami, Tan Chung Keat, Eugenie Tan Sin Sing, Deepali Sharma (2016). Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Quality of Life and Metabolic Index. Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism (Supplement). 5(1), pp 040.

Year 2018

  1. Thiribura Sundra Sumathi Suppiah, Thavin Kumar Mathana Sundram, Eugenie Sin Sing Tan, Chew Kek Lee, Normina Ahmad Bustami, Chung Keat Tan (2018). Acne vulgaris and its association with dietary intake: a Malaysian perspective. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 27(5):114. DOI: 10.6133/apjcn.072018.01
  2. Normina AB, Noradhiah T, Tan CK, Ho YB, Seghayat MS, Tan ESS. 2018. Abstracts of the 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition (Abstract title: Consumption Pattern of Malay Herbal Medicines during Pregnancy and Postpartum among Malaysian Mothers). Proceedings. 2(12):179-180. https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2120573

Year 2019

    1. Normina A.B., Noradhiah T., Ho Y.B., Tan C.K., Seghayat M.S., Kandiah Mirnalini, Aris A.Z., Tan E.S.S. (2019). Consumption of Malay Herbal Medicine (MHMs) During Pregnancy and Postpartum. Indian Journal Of Public Health Research & Development. 10(4) Pg: 1296-1301 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v10i4.7368)
    2. Nur H.S., C.K. Tan, Normina A.B., M.S. Seghayat, F. Amini, Thiagarajah S., E.S.S. Tan (2019). Menopausal Symptoms and Menopausal Quality of Life during Transitional Period among Military Wives. Indian J Public Health Res Dev. 10(4).1104-1109 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v10i4.7275)
    3. Melisa A.S., Normina A.B., Tan E.S.S., Seghayat M.S. (2019). Public Perspective and Engagement in Cognitive-Stimulation Activity to Preserve Cognitive Reserve among Seniors in Malaysia-A Pilot Study. Indian Journal Of Public Health Research & Development. 10(4) Pg: 1115-1119 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v10i4.7287)
    4. Azizah Abu Mansor Noor, Normina Ahmad Bustami, Seghayat Marjan Sadat, Tan Chung Keat, Tan Eugenie Sin Sing, Amini Farahnaz, Thiagarajah Sharmanee. (2019). Knowledge, Awareness and Perception of Healthcare Personnel Based on Employment Level towards Stem Cells in Pahang. Indian Journal Of Public Health Research & Development. 10(4) Pg: 1144-1149 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v10i4.7299)
    5. Widyawaty N, Tan C.K, Tan E.S.S, Seghayat M.S, Normina A.B. (2019). Awareness, Knowledge and Attitude towards Nutrigenomics among Health Care Workers in Indonesia: A Preliminary Exploration. Indian Journal Of Public Health Research & Development. 10(4) Pg: 1289-1295 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v10i4.7366)
    6. CY Ng, Seghayat MS, Tan ESS, Tan CK, Amini F, Thiagarajah S, Sharma D, Normina AB. (2019). Social Demand and Future Prospective of ‘Anti-Aging Medicine among Malaysians. Indian Journal Of Public Health Research & Development. 10(4) Pg: 1302-1307 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v10i4.7370)

Year 2020

    1. Satvinder Kaur, Ai Ni Teoh, Nurul Husna Mohd Shukri, Siti Raihanah Shafie, Normina Ahmad Bustami, Masaki Takahashi, Pei Jean Lim and Shigenobu Shibata. (2020). Circadian rhythm and its association with birth and infant outcomes: research protocol of a prospective cohort study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 20:96 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-020-2797-2)
    2. Normina A.B., Ho Y.B., Tan C.K., Aris A.Z., Tan E.S.S. (2020). Consumption of Manjakani among postpartum mothers and risk of heavy metal contamination. Mal J Med Health Sci 16(2): 75-82 https://medic.upm.edu.my/upload/dokumen/2020042010113611_MJMHS_0426.pdf

Year 2021

    1. Ai Ni Teoh, Satvinder Kaur, Nurul Husna Mohd Shukri, Siti Raihanah Shafie, Normina Ahmad Bustami, Masaki Takahashi, Pei Jean Lim & Shigenobu Shibata. (2021) Psychological state during pregnancy is associated with sleep quality: preliminary findings from MY-CARE cohort study.

Conferences

  1. Kuek, W.T., Normina, A.B., Sharma, D., & Amini, F. (2014). Clinical Impact of Low Glycemic Index Diet on Improving Severe Acne Vulgaris in Malaysian Youths. Proceedings on the 29th Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 158.
  2. Vijay F, Normina AB, Seghayat MS, Tan SS, Tan CK, Amini F, & Sharma D. (2014). Awareness and perception of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy among Malaysian: a pilot study. Presented on the National Conference on Ageing 2014.
  3. Bavani NMN, Normina AB, Eugenie TSS, Tan CK, Srithran R, Gayatri J & Seghayat MS (2015). Knowledge on Calcium Consumption for Osteoporosis Prevention: A Pilot Study. 2nd USIM International Conference on Medicine & Health, Kuala Lumpur, Hotel Istana. Oct 17-18th, pg 68.
  4. Normina AB, Ng CY, Marjan SS, Eugenie TSS, Tan CK, Amini F & Sharma D (2015). Survey on the Social Demand and Future Prospective of Anti-aging Medicine amongst Malaysians. 2nd USIM International Conference on Medicine & Health, Kuala Lumpur, Hotel Istana. Oct 17-18th, pg 75.
  5. Novita W, Normina AB, Tan CK (2016). Awareness, knowledge and attitude towards nutrigenomics among health care workers in Indonesia: A preliminary exploration. International Anti Aging Conference, Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel, Jakarta. October 15th – 16th.
  6. Ng Sing Beng, Normina Ahmad Bustami, Marjan Sadat Seghayat, Tan Chung Keat, Eugenie Tan Sin Sing, Farahnaz Amini, Lee Chew Kek (2016). A Retrospective Study of Botulinum Toxin Type A on Palmar Hyperhidrosis. 41st Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hotel Pullman Bangsar. Aug 17-18th, pg 63.
  7. Thavin KMS, Tan ESS, Cheah SC, Lim HS, Seghayat MS, Normina AB, ¬Tan CK (2017). Impact of air pollution on food intake among indoor and outdoor workers: a comparison. South East Asia – Public Health Nutrition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. May 14th – 17th.
  8. Farahnaz Amini, Naw May Thazin Oo, Patrick Nwabueze Okechukwu, Marjan sadat Seghayat, Eugenie Tan Sin Sing, Tan Chung Keat, Normina Ahmad Bustami, Sharmanee Thiagarajah (2017). P53 GENE VARIATIONS IN MALAYSIAN CHINESE POPULATION WITH PERIORBITAL HYPERPIGMENTATION. 12th Malaysia International Genetic Congress (MiGC12), Putrajaya, Malaysia. September 25-27th.
  9. Normina, A.B1., Noradhiah T1., Tan C.K1., Ho Y.B2., Seghayat M.S1., Tan E.S.S (2017). Consumption pattern of malay herbal medicines during pregnancy and postpartum among malaysian mothers. 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition, Adelaide, Australia. November 26th – 29th.
  10. Ng CY, Seghayat MS, Satvinder K, Tan ESS, Okechukwu PN, Normina AB, Sharif R, Azlina R, Ng ESC, Muhamad A and Amini F (2018). Association between sleep disturbance and lipid profile in Malay women with low vitamin D levels. Members of the 17th Council & Organising Committee of 33rd Scientific Conference. July 24th to 26th. Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.