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PROF. DR. SITI ZAWIAH BINTI OMAR

Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology
Faculty of Medicine
 
  603-79492059/2049
  603-79551741
  szawiah@um.edu.my
 Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
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BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  117
 Articles With Citation Data  36
 Sum of the Times Cited   489
 Average Citations per Article   13.58
 h-index   14
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • OGSM, Life Member, 1992 to 2018, (National)
  • Academy of Medicine Malaysia, Ajk, Member, 2005, (National)
  • UMMC, Advisory Committee, 2011, (University)
  • University Kuala Lumpur, Evaluate Applications For Appointments And Promotions, 2012 to 2012, (National)
  • Health and Translational Medicine Cluster, Panel Member, 2012 to 2012, (University)
  • National Credentialling Committee, Academic Committee Member, 2012 to 2020, (University)
  • UITM, External Examiner, 2012 to 2014, (National)
  • MMC/ NSR, Academic Advisory Panel, 2013 to 2020, (National)
  • MOH, Advisor And Member, 2016 to 2017, (National)
  • MOH, Academic Committee Member, 2016 to 2016, (National)
  • MOE, Advisor And Member, 2016, (National)
  • MOE, Academic Assessment Panel, 2016 to 2016, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 13/02/2019 to 25/12/2020
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/08/2018 to 12/02/2019
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/08/2016 to 31/07/2018
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/10/2015 to 31/07/2016
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/07/2012 to 31/08/2012
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 09/07/2011 to 30/06/2012
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/07/2011 to 08/07/2011
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/09/2009 to 30/06/2011
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/09/2007 to 17/11/2008
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/09/2006 to 31/08/2007
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/04/2004 to 31/08/2006
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 01/01/2004 to 31/03/2004
  • Head of Department, Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, 04/12/2003 to 31/12/2003
  • Head of Level/Level Head, Faculty, 01/10/2015 to 31/07/2016
  • Programme Coordinator, National, 01/09/2012 to 31/12/2015 (Chairperson Postgrad MOG Curriculum Review )
  • Head of Level/Level Head, Faculty, 09/07/2011 to 31/08/2012

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Reproductive Endocrinology Particularly in The Management of Menopausal Women, Hormone Therapy and Osteoporosis
  • Management of High Risk Obstetrics Patients
  • Gynaecologic Oncology


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Chapter in Book

2006
  • OMAR, S.Z. & KHAING, S.L. 2006. Ectopic Pregnancy. Editors: CHAN, Y.K. & NG, K.P. Management Aspects of Acute Care, Kuala Lumpur, University Malaya Publication; in press. 
  • OMAR, S.Z. & KAMSURAINI, I. 2006. Rape. Editors: CHAN, Y.K. & NG, K.P. Management Aspects of Acute Care, Kuala Lumpur, University Malaya Publication; in press. 

2005
  • OMAR, S.Z. & SIVAVANESARATNAM, V. 2005. HIV in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Editors: ARULKUMARAN, S., SIVAVANESARATNAM, V., CHATTERJEE, V.A. & KUMAR, P. Gynaecology for Undergraduates, New Delhi, Jaypee Brothers, 14, 116-122. 
Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Leptin and soluble leptin receptor in association with gestational diabetes: a prospective case-control study. Mosavat M, Omar SZ, Tan PC, Razif MFM, Sthaneshwar P. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2018 Mar;297(3):797-803. doi: 10.1007/s00404-017-4617-0 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Paramasivam, S.S., Chinna, K., Singh, A.K.K., Ratnasingam, J., Ibrahim, L., Lim, L.L., Tan, A.T.B., Chan, S.P., Tan, P.C., Omar, S.Z., Bilous, R.W., & Vethakkan, S.R. (2018). Continuous Glucose Monitoring Results in Lower HbA1c in Malaysian Women with Insulin-Treated Gestational Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Diabet Med. 2018 Aug;35(8):1118-1129 (IF 3.107) (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Jey Vonn Kho, Siew Siang Chua, Rita Mohan Dallumal, Siti Zawiah Omar.(2017) Medications Used In Pregnant Women: Any Safety Concerns, 9 (5), 100-106 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Insulin-like growth factor binding protein 1, Bishop score, and sonographic cervical length: tolerability and prediction of vaginal birth and vaginal birth within 24 hours following labour induction in nulliparous women. Vallikkannu N, Lam WK, Omar SZ, Tan PC. BJOG. 2017 Jul;124(8):1274-1283. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14175. Epub 2016 Jun 27. (ISI-Indexed)
  • The Impact of Self-Reported Sleep on Caesarean Delivery in Women Undergoing Induction of Labour: A Prospective Study. Teong ACA, Diong AX, Omar SZ, Tan PC. Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 26;7(1):12339. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12410-7. PMID: 28951578 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Immediate compared with on-demand maternal full feeding after planned caesarean delivery: a randomised trial. Tan PC, Alzergany MM, Adlan AS, Noor Azmi MA, Omar SZ. BJOG. 2017 Jan;124(1):123-131. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14211. Epub 2016 Jul 14. (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Fernandez, A. R. ,Omar, S. Z. ,Husain, R. Role of Genistein in Preeclampsia: A Case-Control Study 2016 ,J Reprod Med 61,1-2,47-51 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 5. Yong, K. W. ;Safwani, W. K. ;Xu, F. ;Zhang, X. ;Choi, J. R. ;Abas, W. A. ;Omar, S. Z. ;Azmi, M. A. ;Chua, K. H. ;Pingguan-Murphy, B., Assessment of tumourigenic potential in long-term cryopreserved human adipose-derived stem cells, 2016, J Tissue Eng Regen Me (ISI-Indexed)
  • Langmia, I. M. ;Apalasamy, Y. D. ;Omar, S. Z. ;Mohamed, Z. Interleukin 1 receptor type 2 gene polymorphism is associated with reduced risk of preterm birth 2016 ,J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med ,29,20, 3347-50 2015/12/23 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wan Safwani, W. K. ;Wong, C. W. ;Yong, K. W. ;Choi, J. R. ;Mat Adenan, N. A. ;Omar, S. Z. ;Wan Abas, W. A. ;Pingguan-Murphy, B. The effects of hypoxia and serum-free conditions on the stemness properties of human adipose-derived stem cells, 2016, Cytotechnology, 68, 5, 1859-72 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Insulin-like growth factor binding protein 1, Bishop score, and sonographic cervical length: tolerability and prediction of vaginal birth and vaginal birth within 24 hours following labour induction in nulliparous women (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • LANGMIA, I. M., APALASAMY, Y. D., OMAR, S. Z. & MOHAMED, Z. 2015. Progesterone Receptor (PGR) gene polymorphism is associated with susceptibility to preterm birth. BMC Med Genet, 16, 63. (ISI-Indexed)
  • HAMDAN, M., OMAR, S. Z., DUNSELMAN, G. & CHEONG, Y. 2015. Influence of endometriosis on assisted reproductive technology outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol, 125, 79-88. (ISI-Indexed)
  • LANGMIA, I. M., APALASAMY, Y. D., OMAR, S. Z. & MOHAMED, Z. 2015. Association of VEGFA gene polymorphisms and VEGFA plasma levels with spontaneous preterm birth. Pharmacogenet Genomics, 25, 199-204. (ISI-Indexed)
  • CHOI, J. R., PINGGUAN-MURPHY, B., WAN ABAS, W. A., YONG, K. W., POON, C. T., NOOR AZMI, M. A., OMAR, S. Z., CHUA, K. H., XU, F. & WAN SAFWANI, W. K. 2015. In situ normoxia enhances survival and proliferation rate of human adipose tissue-derived stromal cells without increasing the risk of tumourigenesis. PLoS One, 10, e0115034. (ISI-Indexed)
  • YONG, K. W., PINGGUAN-MURPHY, B., XU, F., ABAS, W. A., CHOI, J. R., OMAR, S. Z., AZMI, M. A., CHUA, K. H. & WAN SAFWANI, W. K. 2015. Phenotypic and functional characterization of long-term cryopreserved human adipose-derived stem cells. Sci Rep, 5, 9596. (ISI-Indexed)
  • LANGMIA, I. M., APALASAMY, Y. D., SUKI, S. Z., OMAR, S. Z. & MOHAMED, Z. 2015. Genetic association of AKAP10 gene polymorphism with reduced risk of preterm birth. J Perinatol, 35, 700-704. (ISI-Indexed)
  • IMMACULATE MBONGO, L., YAMUNAH DEVI, A., ZAIN, S., OMAR, S. Z. & MOHAMED, Z. 2015. Protein Profiling of Women with Spontaneous Preterm Birth. Pharmacology, 96, 44-48. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Carbetocin Compared to Oxytocin in Emergency Cesarean Section: A Randomized Trial. Razali N, Md Latar IL, Chan YK, Omar SZ, Tan PC http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2015.12.017 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • VALLIKKANNU, N., NADZRATULAIMAN, W. N., OMAR, S. Z., SI LAY, K. & TAN, P. C. 2014. Talcum powder or aqueous gel to aid external cephalic version: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 14, 49. (ISI-Indexed)
  • CHOI, J. R., PINGGUAN-MURPHY, B., WAN ABAS, W. A., NOOR AZMI, M. A., OMAR, S. Z., CHUA, K. H. & WAN SAFWANI, W. K. 2014. Impact of low oxygen tension on stemness, proliferation and differentiation potential of human adipose-derived stem cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 448, 218-224. (ISI-Indexed)
  • ABAS, M. N., TAN, P. C., AZMI, N. & OMAR, S. Z. 2014. Ondansetron compared with metoclopramide for hyperemesis gravidarum: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 123, 1272-1279. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., ZAIDI, S. N., AZMI, N., OMAR, S. Z. & KHONG, S. Y. 2014. Depression, anxiety, stress and hyperemesis gravidarum: temporal and case controlled correlates. PLoS One, 9, e92036. (ISI-Indexed)
  • WOO, Y. L., CHEAH, P. L., SHAHRUDDIN, S. I., OMAR, S. Z. & ARENDS, M. 2014. The immunohistochemistry signature of mismatch repair (MMR) proteins in a multiethnic Asian cohort with endometrial carcinoma. Int J Gynecol Pathol, 33, 554-559. (ISI-Indexed)
  • LIM, B. K., NG, K. Y., OMAR, J., OMAR, S. Z., GUNAPALAIAH, B., TEOH, Y. L., BOCK, H. L. & BI, D. 2014. Immunogenicity and Safety of the AS04-adjuvanted Human Papillomavirus-16/18 Cervical Cancer Vaccine in Malaysian Women Aged 18-35 years: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Med J Malaysia, 69, 2-8. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ondansetron compared with metoclopramide for hyperemesis gravidarum: a randomized controlled trial. Abas MN, Tan PC, Azmi N, Omar SZ. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jun;123(6):1272-9. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000242. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • TAN, P. C., NORAZILAH, M. J. & OMAR, S. Z. 2013. Dextrose saline compared with normal saline rehydration of hyperemesis gravidarum: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 121, 291-298. (ISI-Indexed)
  • ZIN, S. R., OMAR, S. Z., KHAN, N. L., MUSAMEH, N. I., DAS, S. & KASSIM, N. M. 2013. Effects of the phytoestrogen genistein on the development of the reproductive system of Sprague Dawley rats. Clinics (Sao Paulo), 68, 253-262. (ISI-Indexed)
  • SHEN, H., FRIDLEY, B. L., SONG, H., LAWRENSON, K., CUNNINGHAM, J. M., RAMUS, S. J., CICEK, M. S., TYRER, J., STRAM, D., LARSON, M. C., KOBEL, M., CONSORTIUM, P., ZIOGAS, A., ZHENG, W., YANG, H. P., WU, A. H., WOZNIAK, E. L., WOO, Y. L., WINTERHOFF, B., WIK, E., WHITTEMORE, A. S., WENTZENSEN, N., WEBER, R. P., VITONIS, A. F., VINCENT, D., VIERKANT, R. A., VERGOTE, I., VAN DEN BERG, D., VAN ALTENA, A. M., TWOROGER, S. S., THOMPSON, P. J., TESSIER, D. C., TERRY, K. L., TEO, S. H., TEMPLEMAN, C., STRAM, D. O., SOUTHEY, M. C., SIEH, W., SIDDIQUI, N., SHVETSOV, Y. B., SHU, X. O., SHRIDHAR, V., WANG-GOHRKE, S., SEVERI, G., SCHWAAB, I., SALVESEN, H. B., RZEPECKA, I. K., RUNNEBAUM, I. B., ROSSING, M. A., RODRIGUEZ-RODRIGUEZ, L., RISCH, H. A., RENNER, S. P., POOLE, E. M., PIKE, M. C., PHELAN, C. M., PELTTARI, L. M., PEJOVIC, T., PAUL, J., ORLOW, I., OMAR, S. Z., OLSON, S. H., ODUNSI, K., NICKELS, S., NEVANLINNA, H., NESS, R. B., NAROD, S. A., NAKANISHI, T., MOYSICH, K. B., MONTEIRO, A. N., MOES-SOSNOWSKA, J., MODUGNO, F., MENON, U., MCLAUGHLIN, J. R., MCGUIRE, V., MATSUO, K., ADENAN, N. A., MASSUGER, L. F., LURIE, G., LUNDVALL, L., LUBINSKI, J., LISSOWSKA, J., LEVINE, D. A., LEMINEN, A., LEE, A. W., LE, N. D., LAMBRECHTS, S., LAMBRECHTS, D., KUPRYJANCZYK, J., KRAKSTAD, C., KONECNY, G. E., KJAER, S. K., KIEMENEY, L. A., KELEMEN, L. E., KEENEY, G. L., KARLAN, B. Y., KAREVAN, R., KALLI, K. R., KAJIYAMA, H., JI, B. T., JENSEN, A., et al. 2013. Epigenetic analysis leads to identification of HNF1B as a subtype-specific susceptibility gene for ovarian cancer. Nat Commun, 4, 1628. (ISI-Indexed)
  • MOHAMED, E., JAYAPALAN, J. J., ABDUL-RAHMAN, P. S., OMAR, S. Z. & HASHIM, O. H. 2013. Enhanced expression of a 35 kDa fragment of inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor H4 in sera of healthy pregnant women and patients with hydatidiform mole. Biomark Res, 1, 19. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., SOE, M. Z., SULAIMAN, S. & OMAR, S. Z. 2013. Immediate compared with delayed oxytocin after amniotomy labor induction in parous women: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 121, 253- 259. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., NORAZILAH, M. J. & OMAR, S. Z "Hospital Discharge on the First Compared With the Second Day After a Planned Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial Reply." Obstet Gynecol, 121, 878. (ISI-Indexed)
  • MOHKTAR, M. S., IBRAHIM, F., MOHD ROZI, N. F., MOHD YUSOF, J., AHMAD, S. A., SU YEN, K. & OMAR, S. Z. 2013. A quantitative approach to measure women's sexual function using electromyography: a preliminary study of the Kegel exercise. Med Sci Monit, 19, 1159- 1166. (ISI-Indexed)
  • INDIRANI, B., RAMAN, R. & OMAR, S. Z. 2013. Hormonal changes causing rhinitis in pregnancy among Malaysian women. J Laryngol Otol, 127, 876-881. (ISI-Indexed)
  • BOJOSEN, STIG E., et al. "Multiple independent variants at the TERT locus are associated with telomere length and risks of breast and ovarian cancer." Nature genetics, 45, 371-384. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • OMAR, N. S., TAN, P. C., SABIR, N., YUSOP, E. S. & OMAR, S. Z. 2013. Coitus to expedite the onset of labour: a randomised trial. BJOG, 120, 338-345. (ISI-Indexed)
  • FERNANDEZ, A. R., OMAR, S. Z., & HUSAIN, R. (2013). Development and validation of a food frequency questionnaire to estimate the intake of genistein in Malaysia. Int J Food Sci and Nutri,64, 794-800. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • LATAR IL, OMAR SZ, VALLIYAPPAN NV, CHAN YK 2012. Massive Pulmonary embolism in a pregnancy: Could we have saved both lives?. BJOG, 119, 103. (ISI-Indexed)
  • RAWI,Z.R, VALADERAS,E., LIM, B.K., MAT ADENAN,N.A. OMAR,S.Z.2012. Prospective observational study if suprapubic characterization versus transurethral characterization following radical hysterectomy. Int J Gynecol Cancer 22,E1047. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • ZIN,R.S., OMAR, S.Z., ALI KHAN, N.L., Musameh, N.I, DAS,S., KASSIM, N.M.2012. Effects of phytoestrogen Genistein on the development of reproductive system of Sprague Dawley rats. Clinics, 68, 2. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., AZIZ, A. Z., ISMAIL, I. S. & OMAR, S. Z. 2012. Gamma-glutamyltransferase, alanine transaminase and aspartate transaminase levels and the diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus. Clin Biochem, 45, 1192- 1196. (ISI-Indexed)
  • LING, W. Y., RAZALI, S. M., REN, C. K. & OMAR, S. Z. 2012. Does the success of a school-based HPV vaccine programme depend on teachers' knowledge and religion? A survey in a multicultural society. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 13, 4651-4654. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., KING, A. S., VALLIKKANNU, N. & OMAR, S. Z. 2012. Single dose 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in preterm labor: a randomized trial. Arch Gynecol Obstet, 285, 585-590. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., KING, A. S. & OMAR, S. Z. 2012. Screening for urinary tract infection in women with hyperemesis gravidarum. J Obstet Gynaecol Res, 38, 145-153. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., SOE, M. Z., SI LAY, K., WANG, S. M., SEKARAN, S. D. & OMAR, S. Z. 2012. Dengue infection and miscarriage: a prospective case control study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 6, e1637. (ISI-Indexed)
  • RAHEEM, I. A., SAAID, R., OMAR, S. Z. & TAN, P. C. 2012. Oral nifedipine versus intravenous labetalol for acute blood pressure control in hypertensive emergencies of pregnancy: a randomised trial. BJOG, 119, 78-85. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., NORAZILAH, M. J. & OMAR, S. Z. 2012. Hospital discharge on the first compared with the second day after a planned cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 120, 1273- 1282. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • TAN, P. C., CHAI, J. N., LING, L. P. & OMAR, S. Z. 2011. Maternal hemoglobin level and red cell indices as predictors of gestational diabetes in a multi- ethnic Asian population. Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol, 38, 150-154. (ISI-Indexed)
  • WOO, Y. L. & OMAR, S. Z. 2011. Human papillomavirus vaccination in the resourced and resource-constrained world. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol, 25, 597- 603. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C. & OMAR, S. Z. 2011. Contemporary approaches to hyperemesis during pregnancy. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol, 23, 87-93. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • YELUMALAI, S., MUNIANDY, S., OMAR, S.Z AND QVIST, R. 2010. Pregnancy-induced hypertension and preeclampsia: levels of angiogenic factors in Malaysian women. J Clin Biochem Nutr, 47, 191-197. (ISI-Indexed)
  • MANSOR, A., ARUMUGAM, K. & OMAR, S. Z. 2010. Macrosomia is the only reliable predictor of shoulder dystocia in babies weighing 3.5 kg or more. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 149, 44-46. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., KHINE, P. P., VALLIKKANNU, N. & OMAR, S. Z. 2010. Promethazine compared with metoclopramide for hyperemesis gravidarum: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 115, 975-981. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., VANI, S., LIM, B. K. & OMAR, S. Z. 2010b. Anxiety and depression in hyperemesis gravidarum: prevalence, risk factors and correlation with clinical severity. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 149, 153- 158. (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • TAN, P. C., LING, L. P. & OMAR, S. Z. 2009. The 50-g glucose challenge test and pregnancy outcome in a multiethnic Asian population at high risk for gestational diabetes. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 105, 50-5. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • VANI, S., LAU, S. Y., LIM, B. K., OMAR, S. Z. & TAN, P. C. 2009. Intravenous salbutamol for external cephalic version. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 104, 28-31. (ISI-Indexed)
  • AYADURAI, T., MUNIANDY, S. & OMAR, S. Z. 2009. Thrombophilia investigation in Malaysian women with recurrent pregnancy loss. J Obstet Gynaecol Res, 35, 1061-1068. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., YOW, C. M. & OMAR, S. Z. 2009. Coitus and orgasm at term: effect on spontaneous labour and pregnancy outcome. Singapore Med J, 50, 1062-1067. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., DAUD, S. A. & OMAR, S. Z. 2009. Concurrent dinoprostone and oxytocin for labor induction in term premature rupture of membranes: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 113, 1059-1065. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., YOW, C. M. & OMAR, S. Z. 2009. A placebo- controlled trial of oral pyridoxine in hyperemesis gravidarum. Gynecol Obstet Invest, 67, 151-157. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., TAN, N. C. & OMAR, S. Z. 2009. Effect of high levels of human chorionic gonadotropin and estradiol on the severity of hyperemesis gravidarum. Clin Chem Lab Med, 47, 165-171. (ISI-Indexed)
  • M. Hamdan, Sidhu, K., Sabir, N., Omar, S. Z. & Tan, P. C. 2009. Serial membrane sweeping at term in planned vaginal birth after cesarean: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 114, 745-751. (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • TAN, P. C., RAJASINGAM, G., DEVI, S. & OMAR, S. Z. 2008. Dengue infection in pregnancy: prevalence, vertical transmission, and pregnancy outcome. Obstet Gynecol, 111, 1111-1117. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • TAN, P. C., SUBRAMANIAM, R. N. & OMAR, S. Z. 2008. Trial of labor after one cesarean: role of the order and number of prior vaginal births on the risk of emergency cesarean delivery and neonatal admission. Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol, 47, 305-311. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., SUBRAMANIAM, R. N. & OMAR, S. Z. 2008. Predictors for caesarean delivery and neonatal admission after trial of labour in women with one previous lower segment caesarean scar. Singapore Med J, 49, 188-192. (ISI-Indexed)
  • LIM, S. S., TAN, P. C., SOCKALINGAM, J. K. & OMAR, S. Z. 2008. Oral celecoxib versus oral diclofenac for post-perineal repair analgesia after spontaneous vaginal birth: a randomised trial. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol, 48, 71-77. (ISI-Indexed)
  • OMAR, S. Z., QVIST, R., KHAING, S. L., MUNIANDY, S. & BHALLA, S. 2008. Thrombophilic mutations in pre- eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension. J Obstet Gynaecol Res, 34, 174-178. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., MUBARAK, S. & OMAR, S. Z. 2008. Absorbable versus nonabsorbable sutures for subcuticular skin closure of a transverse suprapubic incision. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 103, 179-181. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., MUBARAK, S. & OMAR, S. Z. 2008. Gamma- glutamyltransferase level in pregnancy is an independent risk factor for gestational diabetes mellitus. J Obstet Gynaecol Res, 34, 512-517. (ISI-Indexed)
  • MOHAMED, E., ABDUL-RAHMAN, P. S., DOUSTJALALI, S. R., CHEN, Y., LIM, B. K., OMAR, S. Z., BUSTAM, A. Z., SINGH, V. A., MOHD-TAIB, N. A., YIP, C. H. & HASHIM, O. H. 2008. Lectin-based electrophoretic analysis of the expression of the 35 kDa inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor heavy chain H4 fragment in sera of patients with five different malignancies. Electrophoresis, 29, 2645-2650. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2007
  • TAN, P. C., LING, L. P. & OMAR, S. Z. 2007. Screening for gestational diabetes at antenatal booking in a Malaysian university hospital: the role of risk factors and threshold value for the 50-g glucose challenge test. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol, 47, 191- 197. 
  • TAN, P. C., VALIAPAN, S. D., TAY, P. Y. & OMAR, S. Z. 2007. Concurrent oxytocin with dinoprostone pessary versus dinoprostone pessary in labour induction of nulliparas with an unfavourable cervix: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. BJOG, 114, 824-832. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • TAN, P. C., SUBRAMANIAM, R. N. & OMAR, S. Z. 2007. Labour and perinatal outcome in women at term with one previous lower-segment Caesarean: a review of 1000 consecutive cases. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol, 47, 31- 36. 
  • TAN, P. C., YOW, C. M. & OMAR, S. Z. 2007. Effect of coital activity on onset of labor in women scheduled for labor induction: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 110, 820-826. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., JACOB, R., QUEK, K. F. & OMAR, S. Z. 2007. Pregnancy outcome in hyperemesis gravidarum and the effect of laboratory clinical indicators of hyperemesis severity. J Obstet Gynaecol Res, 33, 457- 464. (ISI-Indexed)
  • AYADURAI, T., AYOB, Y., MUNIANDY, S. & OMAR, S. Z. 2007. Inherited thrombophilia markers in Malaysian women with recurrent fetal loss. Thromb Haemost, 98, 1152-1154. 

2006
  • TAN, P. C., JACOB, R., QUEK, K. F. & OMAR, S. Z. 2006. The fetal sex ratio and metabolic, biochemical, haematological and clinical indicators of severity of hyperemesis gravidarum. BJOG, 113, 733-737. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., JACOB, R., QUEK, K. F. & OMAR, S. Z. 2006. Readmission risk and metabolic, biochemical, haematological and clinical indicators of severity in hyperemesis gravidarum. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol, 46, 446-450. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., JACOB, R. & OMAR, S. Z. 2006. Membrane sweeping at initiation of formal labor induction: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol, 107, 569- 577. (ISI-Indexed)
  • TAN, P. C., JACOB, R., QUEK, K. F. & OMAR, S. Z. 2006. Indicators of prolonged hospital stay in hyperemesis gravidarum. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 93, 246-247. (ISI-Indexed)

2005
  • MOHAMED, S.I., ABDULLAH, B.J.J. & OMAR, S.Z. 2005. Postpartum Haemorrhage. Biomed imaging Interv, 1, e13. 
  • KHAING,S.L., SIVANESARATNAM, V., & OMAR, S.Z. 2005. Small Cell Carcinoma of Uterine Cervix In A Teenaged Girl, 8, 62-67. 

2004
  • SIDHU, K., OMAR, S.Z. & RAMAN, S. 2004. Thrombophilia In Pregnancy, 2004, 30, 234-239. 

2003
  • ALI, H., ROHAIZA S., OMAR, S.Z., YUSOF, M.S. & YAMIN, B.M. 2003. (Dimethyl sulfoxide-kappa S)bis 2 -(3-methylthiophen-2-ylmethylene)furan-2- carbohydrazido zinc(II) Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online. 
  • ABDULLAH, B.J.J., OMAR, S.Z. & MOHAMED, I. 2003. Uterine Fibroid Embolization? New NonSurgical Treatment of Uterine Fibroids, 29, 41-47. 

2002
  • NADESAN, K. & OMAR, S. Z. 2002. Rape--the Malaysian scenario. Malays J Pathol, 24, 9-14. 

1992
  • ARUMUGAM, K. & OMAR, S. Z. 1992. The use of the semen analysis in predicting fertility outcome. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol, 32, 154-157. (ISI-Indexed)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Gestational Hyperglycaemia In Malaysia : Early Screening And Intervention To Imporove Outcomes Of Pregnancy, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, International Funding, (International)
  • The Etiology Of Gestational Diabetes, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Delayed Compared With Early Oral Intake In The Initial Inpatient Management Of Hyperemesis Gravidarum: A Randomised Trial, Consultant, 2016 - 2018, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Protective effects of quercetin on sperm characteristics and sperm oxidative stress, inflammation and apoptosis in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats., Consultant, 2015 - 2018, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Gestational Diabetes., Consultant, 2013 - 2016, High Impact Research - Ministry of Education (HIR-MOE) Cycle 3, (National)
  • Medical Disease in Pregnancy - Focus on Gestational Diabetes: Etiology, diagnosis, management, outcome and prognosis, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2016, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • Normal Saline Versus 5% Dextrose Saline In The Initial Rehydration Of Hyperemesis Gravidarum: A Randomized Trial., Consultant, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • The role of quantitative dynamic contrats enhnaced MRI to evaluate symptomatic uterine fibroids and adenomyosis, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • The role of quantitative dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to evaluate symptomatic uterine fibroids and adenomyosis, Consultant, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Ergonomics in Laparoscopic Surgery for Gynaecologists, Consultant, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • The Effect of Structured Physical Exercise to Fat Composition and Hormonal Profile in Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Metoclopramide versus Ondansetron For Hyperemesis Gravidarum: A Randomised Trial, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Association of Serum Bisphenol A (BPA) Concentration with Gynaecological Disorder in Reproductive Age Women, Co-Investigator, 2011 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Single blinded randomised placebo-controlled trial: To evaluate the efficacy of intraperitoneal ropivacaine in decreasing postoperative pain after laparoscopic tubal sterilization, Coordinator, 2009 - 2010, NONE, (National)
  • PARVOVIRUS B19 INFECTION IN PREGNANCY: PREVALENCE, VERTICAL TRANSMISSIONS AND PREGNANCY OUTCOME IN AN UNSELECTED POPULATION OF MALAYSIAN BIRTHS, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, RU Geran, (National)
  • Promethazine vs. metoclopramide for hyperemesis, Co-Investigator, 2008 - 2010, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Coitus in pregnancy, Co-Investigator, 2008 - 2011, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Single dose 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in preterm labour: A randomised trial, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • Mosti 02-01-03: SF0224-Significance of oxidative stress in preeclampsia patients., Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2009, MOSTI, (National)
  • IRPA 06-02-03-0129 (EA129). Thrombophilic mutations in preeclampsia patients., Principal Investigator(PI), 2002 - 2004, IRPA , (National)
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases
  • Recurrent abortions
  • Pre Eclampsia
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolisation

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • CPD REVIEWER, 2018-2018, Academy of Medicine Malaysia

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Surat Penghargaan, Kkm, 2018, (Government)
  • Journal Reviewer, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 2014, (International)
  • Journal Reviewer, Bmc Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2014, (International)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2011, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2008, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Khidmat Setia 20 Award, 2007
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2006, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2004, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2001, (University)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Implications of diagnosis of Overt Diabetes in Pregnancy, National diabetes institute , 2013-10-26 to 2013-10-26, National diabetes Institute, (National)
  • Diabetes and Pregnancy - Implication to mother and fetus, 5th National Diabetes Conference, 2014-06-21 to 2014-06-21, Diabetes malaysia, (National)
  • GDM and Exercise, Diabetes Asia 2015 Conference, 2015-08-06 to 2015-08-09, NADI, (International)
  • Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy, Diabetes Asia 2017, 2017-10-12 to 2017-10-15, National Diabetes Institute, (International)
  • Maternal Nutrition and Long Term Health, Early Nutrition e-Academy Southeast Asia (ENeA SEA) Kuala Lumpur Symposium on the 19th of March, 2018-03-19 to 2018-03-19, Early Nutrition e-Academy South East Asia, (International)
ORAL
  • Profiling of O-glycosylated serum proteins of patients with cancer using the gel-based proteomics approach and lectin detection, International Symposium Glycoconjugate, 2007-07-15 to 2007-07-20, (International)
  • Serum two-dimensional electrophoretic profiles of patients with molar pregnancy, 32rd Annual Conference Malaysian Society Biochemical Molecular Biology, 2007, 2007-09-05 to 2007-09-06, (National)
  • Lectin-based electrophoretic analysis of the expression of the 35 kDa inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor heavy chain H4 fragment in sera of patients with five different malignancies, 17th Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Scientific Meeting, 2008-06-23 to 2008-06-25, Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB) Council and Conference Organizing Committee, (International)
  • Lectin-generated serum O-glycosylated proteins in sera of patients with hydatidiform mole, 33rd FEBS Congress (Federation of European Biochemical Societies) & 11th IUBMB Conference (International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), 2008-06-28 to 2008-07-03, (International)
  • Over expression of the 35kDa ITIH4 fragment: Exclusive to sex-steroid hormone associated cancer? , 33rd Annual Conference Malaysian Society Biochemical Molecular Biology, 2008, 2008-08-27 to 2008-08-28, (National)
  • Patients with different bone cancers demonstrated distinctive altered expression profiles of serum proteins. , Cancer Proteomics 2009 , 2009-06-08 to 2009-06-11, European Molecular Biology Organization, (International)
  • Association of sex-steroid hormone dysregulation with the over-expression of serum 35 kDa inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor H4 fragment, 21st IUBMB and 12th FAOBMB International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2009-08-02 to 2009-08-07, The Chinese Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, (International)
  • Vasorelaxant effect of genistein in the presence of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (sFLT1) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), The 17th International Student Congress of Medical Sciences (ISCOMS) , 2013-06-08 to 2013-06-08, (International)
POSTER
  • Development and validation of a food frequency questionnaire for a pregnant mother population in Malaysia, The 22nd Scientific Conference organised by Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), 2008-04-05 to 2008-04-06, University of Malaya , (National)
  • Genistein intake in a Malaysian population. Use of serum to validate a food frequency questionnaire in women, The 1st International Scientific Conference organized by Masterskill University College at Genting Highlands, 2009-11-06 to 2009-11-08, (International)
  • Genistein and the risk of preeclampsia: Results of a case-control study in Malaysia, The 3rd SGI International Summit 2009- Preeclampsia, 2009-11-12 to 2009-11-14, (International)
  • Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) in rat s aorta, Proceedings of The Physiological Society 19, 2010-01-01 to 2010-01-03, (International)
  • Vasorelaxant effect of genistein and vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) in rat s aorta , The Main Meeting of the Physiological Society , 2010-06-30 to 2010-07-02, University of Manchester, United Kingdom , (University)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Committee reviewer/memmber National Specialist Register, Malaysian Medical Council, 2018, 12, (National)
  • 1. External assessor for academic promotion Aga Khan University, Pakistan., Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2014, 12, (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Research Rsk committee ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • External examiner for BCPS Obs and Gynae Exam, DHAKA, BANGLADESH . ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Journal article review, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • APJPH, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • FRGS grant assessment, Project ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • UMMC Medical Advisory Committee, Ummc Clinical Matters ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • KKM Drug Therapeutic, Obs And Gynae Drug And Therapeutic ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • BCPS -Bangladesh College of Physician and Surgeons, Obs And Gynae Specialist Examiner ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • UTAR MBBS Professional Exam, Examiner ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • BMC Health Services Research, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Peer Review, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • IIUM Dissertation Masters, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • IMU BSc exam, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • BMC Pregnanny and Childbirth, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • UTAR Final MBBS, Mbbs Final Examiner ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Committee member for IPPP evaluation of grants, Project ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • MS: 1622150074135362 Early nasogastric tube feeding in optimising treatment for hyperemesis gravidarum: the MOTHER randomised controlled trial (Maternal and Offspring outcomes after Treatment of HyperEmesis by Refeeding) Jornal :BMC Pregnancy and chilbirth, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • Re: Zhongwei Huang, Nan Li, Xian Zhang, xiaoyu Wang and Lufen Gao Reproductive Outcomes following Caesarean Scar Pregnancy a single center experience and review BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • Genital infections and risk of premature rupture of membranes in Mulago Hospital, Uganda: a case control study. Journal: BMC Research Notes, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • External assessor for academic promotion Aga Khan University, Pakistan., Article In Journal ,  (2014)
  • Early nasogastric tube feeding in optimising treatment for hyperemesis gravidarum: the MOTHER randomised controlled trial (Maternal and Offspring outcomes after Treatment of HyperEmesis by Refeeding), Article In Journal ,  (2014)
  • External examiner of the thesis entitled "Impact of occupation on semen quality in men seeking treatment in IIUM Fertility clinic by Dr sharmila Saraswathy a/p Shanmugam, Thesis ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Final MBBS UITM, Thesis ,  (2014)
  • "Knowledge, attitude and practice rigarding Pap smear among women living in Bojnourd, North Eastern of Iran" for the Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health., Article In Journal ,  (2014)
  • External Examiner MBBS IIUM, Article In Journal ,  (2014)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Reviewer for Drug Authority KKM, (National), 01/01/2017 until 29/12/2018
  • Member of Medical Advisory Committee UMMC, (University), 01/01/2015 until 31/12/2020
  • Committee memmber for National Specialist Register, (National), 01/01/2015 until 31/12/2020
  • Secretary of Council Obstetrics and Gynaecology Chapter -Academy of Medicine Malaysia, (National), 01/10/2013 until 30/09/2019
  • Member of Medical Advisory Committee, UMMC, (University), 01/11/2011 until 31/12/2014
  • Committe member for National Specialist Register, Malaysia , (National), 01/02/2011 until 31/12/2013

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Immaculate Mbongo Langmia, The Impact of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms, Cytokine and microRNA Profiling on Sesceptibility to Preterm Birth., 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Siti Zaleha Binti Suki, ASSOCIATION STUDY BETWEEN POLYMORPHISMS IN CANDIDATE GENES AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO SPONTANEOUS PRETERM BIRTH IN THE MALAYSIAN POPULATION, 2009/2010
  • Master Degree, Siti Rosmani Binti Md Zin @ Zakaria, EFFECTS OF GENISTEIN ON DEVELOPMENT OF FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM, 2009/2010
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Thiruchelvam Ayadurai, THROMBOPHILIA INVESTIGATIONS IN MALAYSIAN WOMEN WITH RECURRENT PREGNANCY LOSS, 2006/2007
  • Master Degree, Cik Siti Hajar Othman, : Effect Of Moderate Exercise On Low Backpain In Pregnancy

Others
  • Master Degree, Dr Liza Ling Ping, Obstetriks & Ginekologi
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mr Thiruchelvam A/l S Ayadurai, Prevalence of Thrombophilia Markers In Malaysian Women
  • Master Degree, Puan Noor Azlina Maad, Kesihatan Awam
  • Master Degree, Dr Ong Siew Kok, Obstetriks & Ginekologi

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Sajad Jamalpour, Genomics and Metabolomics of Gestational DM, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Maryam Mosavat, THE ETIOLOGY OF GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Afiqah Alyaa Binti Md Fuzi, GENE SILENCING IN ENDOMETRIAL CANCER CELL LINES, 2010/2011