Dr KhinMittar Moe San

Lecturer ( Facaulty of Health Science )

Affiliation : Research Officer, Nutrition Research Division,
Department of Medical Research, Ministry of Health and

Field of Interest : Maternal and childhood nutrition (1000 days)
: Infant and child feeding practice (Breastfeeding and
complementary feeding)
: Elderly Nutrition
: Dietary assessment and Dietary counseling
: Dietary pattern, Dietary intake, Dietary Inflammatory Index
: Childhood Anemia and its determinants
: Chronic low grade inflammation and metabolic syndrome
: Obesity & Non-communicable diseases (Diabetes mellitus and
diet related chronic diseases)

EDUCATION
2000-2005 : M.B., B.S. (University of Medicine 2), Yangon, Myanmar
2013-2015 : MSc (Community Nutrition)

South East Asian Ministers of Education Organization
Regional center for Food and Nutrition (SEAMEO RECFON),
Faulty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta

SCHOLARSHIP
2013-2015 : DAAD scholarship for Master degree at Study program in

Nutrition, SEAMEO RECFON
EXPERIENCES and Structural Tasks at government department
2008-2010 : Assistant Surgeon (North Okkalapa General Hospital), Yangon,

Myanmar (11.1.2008-14.5.2010)

2010-2012 : Assistant Surgeon (1000 bedded General Hospital), Nay Pyi Taw,

Myanmar (17.5.2010-14.5.2012)

2012-2016 : Team Leader (Regional Nutrition Team), Yangon Regional
Public Health Department, Myanmar (17.5.2012-31.3.2016)
2016-Now : Research Officer, Nutrition Research Division, Department of

Medical Research, Myanmar (1.4.2016-up to now)

Private Clinical Experiences
2007- 2010 : Medical Officer at Tet Lann Specialist Hospital, South Okalapa,

Yangon

2010-2012 : Medical Officer at Thitsar Clinic at Nay Pyi Taw
Teaching Experiences
2012-2016 : Nutrition lectures to master students (Master of Public health and
Master of Nursing), undergraduate students at Nursing University
Nutrition trainings to Midwives at Lady Health school, Basic
Health staffs at regional and township levels and caregivers for
elders and children

2016-Now : Nutrition lectures to master students (Med.Sc Physiology), DMR
2016-Now : Part-time Lecturer at Nutrition and Dietetics department, STIMU
TRAINING/ WORKSHOPS/ SEMINAR
1. Regional Nutritional Assessment Course SEAMEO-RECFON, Jakarta, 22 nd September-
10 th October, 2013)
2. Regional Introduction to Nutritional Anthropology (SEAMEO-RECFON, Jakarta, 21-
25 th October, 2013)
3. Regional Research methodology on Food, Nutrition and Health: Research Proposal and
Article (SEAMEO-RECFON, Jakarta, 16-28 th June, 2014)
4. International Young Food and Nutrition Leadership (iYouLead) Training and Workshop
(PERGIZI PANGAN Indonesia, FANS and IUNS, Indonesia, 11-17 th Aug, 2014)
5. Training molecular biology for the gut microbiota (Danone Nutriticia Research Center,
Singapore, August, 2016)
6. Interregional Training for data analysis and management (IAEA regional project) at
Vienna, Austria, 12-16 th June, 2017)

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
1. National Vitamin A survey (6-60 months children), in selected two townships in Yangon,
Myanmar (Research Team Member as Yangon Regional Nutrition Research Team
Leader, July, 2012)
2. 0-19 Nutrition assessment and Dietary assessment by 24 hour recall for adult household
members in Alone Township, Myanmar (Yangon Regional Nutrition Research Team
Leader, Dec, 2012-Feb, 2013, Dec, 2015-March, 2016)
3. Situational Analysis of nutritional status of pregnant women and under two years old
children in East Kolaka, South East Sulawesi District, Indonesia
(Principal investigator, April, 2014)
4. Association between obesity and chronic Low grade inflammation measured by dietary
inflammatory index among school teachers in Yangon, Myanmar
(Principal Investigator, Jan-March, 2015) (Master Thesis)
5. Assessment of risk of malnutrition of elders living in Yangon region (Co-investigator,
2016)
6. Retrospective study of prevalence of birth defect among tertiary hospitals in Yangon
region (Co-investigator, 2016)
PRESENTATIONS
1. Selective non-communicable diseases risk factors status of female school teachers in
Yangon, Myanmar (Principal investigator, Paper presentation at 45 th Myanmar Health
Research Congress, 2017)
2. Assessment of risk of malnutrition of elders living in Yangon region (Co-investigator,
Poster presentation at 45 th Myanmar Health Research Congress, 2017)
PUBLICATIONS
1. Association between obesity and chronic Low grade inflammation measured by dietary
inflammatory index among school teachers in Yangon, Myanmar (accepted at Oct, 2016
from Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition)
2. Selective non-communicable diseases risk factors status of female school teachers in
Yangon, Myanmar (to submit to MHSR)
FUTURE PLAN FOR RESEARCH (as a Principal Investigator)
1. Perceived value and determinants of Exclusive Breastfeeding (a prospective study with
both qualitative and quantitative approach) among pregnant women and lactating mothers
2. Role of Dietary counseling/ Intervention with anti-inflammatory rich diet among type 2
Diabetes Mellitus Patients and its clinical and biochemical outcome
3. Postpartum Dietary Intakes and Food Taboos Among Women and nutrition status of pair
of both mother and their children in different States and Regions of Myanmar