Dr Chan Yoke Mun is a clinical dietitian at the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). She is currently leading the Research Centre of Excellence, Nutrition and Non-communicable Diseases (RCoE NNCD) UPM and was the former head of Medical Gerontology Laboratory, Malaysian Research Institute on Ageing. Her research interests are but not limited to chronic diseases affecting elderly people, nutrition epidemiology and quality of life issues, with strong affinity on research related to renal and bone nutrition. To date, she led 19 research projects and has more than 100 publications including journal articles, modules, national guidelines and books. Dr Chan is recognised as key opinion leader and member of expert panel for various national and international committees.