Dr Qaisar Raza is currently working as an Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Nur International University. He received his PhD in Public Health Nutrition from Free University Amsterdam, Masters in Public Health Nutrition (Health Education and Promotion), M.Phil in Food and Nutrition from Agriculture University Faisalabad and Bachelors in Agriculture with specialization in Food and Nutrition from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. Before joining NIU he has been working as a faculty member at the University of Amsterdam for the past one year. He has published his research work extensively in various well reputed International journals. In addition he has also presented his work at various National as well as International conferences. His areas of expertise include Food, Nutrition, Public Health, Community Medicine, Research Methods and Statistical Analysis.
International Peer Reviewed Publications
1. Raza Q, Doak CM, Khan A, Nicolaou M, Seidell JC. Obesity and cardiovascular disease
risk factors among the indigenous and immigrant Pakistani population: a systematic
review. Obes Facts. 2013;6(6):523-35. doi: 10.1159/000357176. Epub 2013 Nov 29.
2. Qaisar Raza, Mary Nicolaou, Marieke Snijder and Jacob Seidell. Dietary acculturation
among the immigrant Hindustani Surinamese living in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Public Health Nutr. 2016 Apr 28:1-10. [Epub ahead of print].
3. Qaisar Raza, Mary Nicolaou, Henriette Dijkshoorn and Jacob Seidell. Comparison of
general health status, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and fruit and vegetable intake
between the immigrant Pakistani population in The Netherlands and the local
Amsterdam population. ETHNICITY & HEALTH, 2016.
4. Qaisar Raza, Mary Nicolaou, Marieke Snijder and Jacob Seidell. Comparison of
general health status, myocardial infarction, obesity, diabetes and fruit and vegetable
intake between Javanese Surinamese and South Asian Surinamese population in the
Netherlands BMC Res Notes. 2017; 10: 23. Published online Jan 2017
doi: 10.1186/s13104-016- 2352-4.
5. Qaisar Raza, Mary Nicolaou, Funda Cay and Jacob Seidell. Intake of foods related to
cardiovascular disease and the change in dietary habits of the immigrant Pakistanis living
in The Netherlands: a cross-sectional study. (Accepted in Journal of Food and Nutrition).