Professor Dr. Sazlina Shariff Ghazali is a family physician with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and an Advisory Board Member for Exercise is Medicine Malaysia. She is also a research associate with the Malaysian Research Institute of Ageing and a writer for the Malaysia National Health and Morbidity Survey 2015: Elderly topics. She is also a research partner of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE), University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. She is an associate editor of the Malaysian Family Physician Journal and Geriatrics and Gerontology International, as well as a reviewer for Universiti Putra Malaysia Putra Research Grant and Ministry of Higher Education Fundamental Research Grant Scheme.
Dr Sazlina’s research interest includes supported self-management of non-communicable diseases, sarcopenia, frailty, patient empowerment, health literacy, medical gerontology and e-learning. She has reviewed for national and international academic journals in the areas of family medicine, geriatric health and clinical research. In addition, she has been involved in a production of a clinical practice guideline with the Ministry of Health, Malaysia on Consensus Guide to Adult Health Screening for General Population Attending Primary Care Clinic. She has conducted more than 30 research projects and has published in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Her Scopus H-index is 10 with 339 citations. She is the Vice-President for the Putra Family Medicine Society and a member of the Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine, Family Medicine Specialist Association and Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia. She has been in various conferences scientific committees both at national and international levels.