Adrienne Speedy

Nutrition Support Dietitian | United Arab Emirates

.Adrienne has worked as a clinical dietitian in the UAE for over a decade and prior to this in both Ireland and New Zealand. She has completed her training as a dietitian in New Zealand in 2002 following the completion of degrees in both Nutrition and Physiology from the University of Otago. Adrienne specializes in Nutrition Support and Critical Care and is currently the dietitian for the Home Parenteral Nutrition Service at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

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Ahmed Elbeleidy

Professor Dr. of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine | Egypt

Dr. Ahmed El-Beleidy has got his M.SC. of Pediatric in May 1982, then his MD of Pediatrics 4 years later, in May 1986. Boh degrees were taken from Cairo University. In 1996, Dr. El-Beleidy was appointed as Professor of Pediatrics, he became the Head of the Pediatric ICU of Cairo University New Children’s Hospital in 2011. In August 2013 Professor El-Beleidy was elected as the Head of the Pediatric Department in Cairo University. He was Holding this title ‘til 31 July 2016 when he quitted a [...]

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Alan Lucas

MB, BChir., MA, MD, MRCP, FRCPCH, FMedSci Founder and Professor of Paediatric Nutrition, Childhood Nutrition Research Centre UCL Institute of Child Health, London | United Kingdom

.Professor Alan Lucas founded the Child Nutrition research Centre at the Institute of Child Health in London, where he is now Emeritus Professor of Paediatric nutrition. He also holds an Emeritus Chair at Oxford University and has an academic appointment at Cambridge University. Professor Lucas’ work on nutrition spans the period from fetal life to adolescence though he has a particular interest in the concept of “programming” (a term he coined); he initiated the first intervention trial [...]

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Ali Boolani

PhD, Associate Professor | USA

Ali Boolani, PhD is an associate professor at Clarkson University. He received his PhD in Applied Physiology at Oklahoma State University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Georgia in Exercise Psychology where he examined the influence of methylxanthines on feelings of energy and fatigue. Ali’s work focuses on objective and subjective measurements of energy and fatigue, the biological differences and interventions to improve these moods. His most recently published w [...]

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Amita Attlee

PhD Food and Nutrition Assistant Professor Department of Food, Nutrition, and Health College of Medicin and Health Science United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain‐ UAE | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Amita has a vast University teaching experience of more than 20 years in India and the United Arab Emirates. Briefly, she worked as Regional Technical Head in an International Wellness Organization based in Dubai. Her research interests span from community nutrition focusing on nutrition assessment and education to clinical nutrition topics related to bariatric surgery, autism, and metabolic syndrome. She has published in international peer‐reviewed journals and invited as a speaker/mo [...]

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Amjad Jarrar

Instructor, Nutrition & Health Department, College of Food and Agriculture - UAE University | United Arab Emirates

Mr. Amjad Jarrar is currently an Instructor at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), College of Food and Agriculture, Department. His professional experience includes 21 years as an instructor in universities in M’UTAH University-Jordan and in UAE University, more than 10 years as sport nutrition consultants at Aljazeera Sports Club, Abu Dhabi –UAE. He has published 15 articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals. His research interests include sports nutrition, metabolic syndrome, Assessment of [...]

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Arthur van

Arthur van Zanten

Medical intensive Care Specialist and Chair of the Department of Intensive Care, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, Ede, Division Nutrition & Health, Wageningen University & Research | Netherlands

Dr. Arthur van Zanten is a medical intensive care specialist and Chair of the Department of Intensive Care in Gelderse Vallei Hospital in Ede, The Netherlands. He holds the position of Medical Advisor at the Hospital Executive Board and is responsible for Quality and Safety, Acute and Complex Care, and Nutrition, Sports, and Exercise.He was involved in the organizational aspects of Dutch Intensive Care for many years and served as Secretary of the Executive Board of the Netherlands Society of I [...]

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Ashraf Elhoufi

Consultant, Head of ICU Department, Dubai Hospital Examiner for the Royal College of Physician “UK”, Professor of Medicine Dubai Medical College | United Arab Emirates

Graduate of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine (Nov. 1984), with honor, Master Degree in Chest Diseases with a Critical care sub-specialty 1989 MRCP (UK) November 1997 and awarded FRCP (London) 2008. European Diploma of Intensive Care Medicine 2012 Currently, Consultant ICU Dubai Hospital. Examiner for the Royal College of Physician “UK”, Professor of Medicine Dubai Medical College, Chairman of the infection Control Committee Dubai Hospital.

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Barbara Marriage

Global Science Lead, Pediatric Specialty Nutrition Abbott Nutrition | Canada

Barbara Marriage is the Global Science Lead for Pediatric Specialty Nutrition and Senior Associate Research Fellow. In her present role she is responsible for clinical research and scientific support for the pediatric speciality products globally. Barbara received a BSc in Applied Human Nutrition from the University of Guelph, an MSc in Nutrition and a PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta. Before joining Abbott in 2002, she worked for over 20 years as a clinical research die [...]

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Carlos H.

Carlos H. Lifschitz

M.D. Associate Physician, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Italian Hospital, Former Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas | Argentina

Dr. Carlos Lifschitz is an American Board of Pediatrics certified pediatric gastroenterologist and former Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He currently is an Associate Physician at Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has served in the Council of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition as well as in the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. He is the aut [...]

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Carole Ayoub

Carole Ayoub Moubareck

Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. Pharm Associate Professor College of Natural and Health Sciences Zayed University - UAE | United Arab Emirates

Carole Ayoub Moubareck is a Pharmacist who got a Ph.D. in microbiology from Paris Descartes University then pursued post-doctoral work at the Institut Pasteur of France. She was responsible for the National Reference Center of Antibiotic Resistance in France for 3 years. Then, she worked at Saint Joseph University in Lebanon for 4 years and since 2014 she is at Zayed University in Dubai as an associate professor. An essential part of her research is human breast milk, its benefits, and its compo [...]

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Cosette Fakih

Lecturer and Clinical Preceptor at the Lebanese American University | Lebanon

Cosette F. El Khoury is a Lecturer and Clinical Preceptor at the Lebanese American University. She is a licensed dietitian and holds an MS in Human Nutrition from the American University of Beirut and a Ph.D. in Health Services Research from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. She started her career as a therapeutic dietitian and moved into being a dietetic training program coordinator, university instructor, and consultant dietitian. She has extensive experience in delivering quality and [...]

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Dima Abo Saleh

Head Of Nutrition Services Department King Faisal Specialist Hospital & research center, Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. | Saudi Arabia

Dima Abosaleh is a clinical dietitian & a senior lecturer, who is specialized in Neonatal & Pediatric Nutrition. After graduating from King Saud University, College of Allied Medical Sciences, Dima joined King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in 2005. Dima received a Master's degree in Sports Nutrition in 2007 from Loughborough University in Leicestershire, UK. She became the head of the Nutrition Services Department in KFSHRC in 2011, besides her teaching at Al-Faisal college of m [...]

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Doaa Genena

MBBCh, MPH, Ph.D. (Public health, Nutrition) Associate Professor & Clinical Nutrition Consultant Medical Research Institute- Alexandria University, Egypt. | Egypt

.Associate Professor and Clinical Nutrition Consultant - Medical Research Institute (MRI)- Alexandria University, Egypt. Director of the Training Program (internship) for the graduates of nutrition department (Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Pharos University in Alexandria). Formerly, Head of Nutrition and dietetics dep. Faculty of Health sciences Beirut Arab University (BAU) , Beirut Lebanon , and Lecturer, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Pharos U [...]

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Emanuele Cereda

Emanuele Cereda M.D., Ph.D. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico “San Matteo” | Italy

Dr. Cereda graduated as an MD in 2002 and was awarded the specialization degree in Clinical Nutrition in 2006 and PhD in “Clinical and Experimental Nutrition” in 2009. Since 2010, he has worked as a physician and research scientist at the Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Unit of the Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico “San Matteo” (Pavia, Italy). As lead investigator in many clinical trials, his research activities are substantiated by a large number of publications in highly ranked peer-review [...]

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Enas Raafat

Professor, Child Health National Research Center | Egypt

Prof. Child Health- National Research Center Head of Feto-Maternal Clinic, Center of Excellency, National Research Center Vice President, of Society of respiratory and nutrition Researches. Board Member, of Arab Society of Clinical Pediatric Nutrition

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Enrico Fiaccadori

MD, PhD Associate Professor of Nephrology Department of Medicine & Surgery Parma University Medical School Parma, ITALY | Italy

Head, Nephrology Unit, Parma University Hospital, Parma, Italy, Head, Postgraduate School in Nephrology, Parma University Medical School, Head, Renal ICU, Parma University Medical School,Head, Renal ICU, Parma University Medical School. Member in different society as : Italian Society of Nephrology, Italian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN), American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Editorial Board Membership in: Clinical Nutrit [...]

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Entesar AlHammadi

Consultant Pediatrics Nephrologist - Dubai Hospital - UAE | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Entesar is a Consultant Pediatric Nephrologist in Dubai Hospital and covering DHA pediatrics nephrology services as well as northern emirates in UAE as part of nephrology team in Dubai Hospital. She had obtained her MBBS degree from Jordan University Of Science and Technology in Jordan, has then done pediatrics residency in Dalhousie University in Halifax in Canada and obtained both American and Canadian board of Pediatrics in 2008 and 2009. She then completed her training in Pediatrics Neph [...]

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Eslam Tawfik

Eslam Tawfik El-Baroudy

MSc (Pediatrics), MD (Pediatrics), FRCPCH (UK) | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Eslam T. El-Baroudy is a Professor and Consultant of Pediatrics at Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, currently, works at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), managed by Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE where he runs the Feeding Clinic and attends to children and babies with feeding difficulties, failure to thrive & nutritional behavioural disorders. Dr. El-Baroudy is graduate of Cairo University where he obtained his Master degree (M.S.c.) and Doctorate of Medicine (MD) "Clinical PhD" de [...]

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Farah Naja

Associate Professor of Nutrition Epidemiology at the University of Sharjah - UAE | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Farah Naja is an associate professor in Nutrition Epidemiology, at the University of Sharjah. She earned her doctoral degree from the University of Toronto, Canada. Dr Naja is leading an active research portfolio, with over 75 publications. Her research focus is to explore innovative approaches to study dietary intake, with a focus on the Mediterranean diet, its health and environmental impacts. Together with her team, she has launched the first mother and child nutrition cohort in the Midd [...]

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Fulvio D’Acquisto

Professor of Immunology Director of the Health Science Research Centre The University of Roehampton - London | United Kingdom

Fulvio is a pharmacologist, an immunologist and a psychotherapist. He is passionate about a new field of research he named Affective Immunology. This new area of research aims at understanding the links between emotional states and immune responses. Fulvio’s other passion is public engagement. He is the Editor in Chief of Frontiers for Young Mind – Health section.

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Gillian Harris

Researcher in infant and child feeding behavior and appetite regulation at the University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, UK | United Kingdom

Dr. Gillian Harris has carried out research into infant and child feeding behavior and appetite regulation at the University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, UK, for the past 38 years. She was also a Consultant Paediatric Clinical Psychologist for 30 years and led a feeding clinic at The Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, UK, where she worked with infants and children who were food averse. Her specific research and clinical interest is the development of food acceptance and rejection in ea [...]

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Habiba Ali

Associate Professor Department of Food, Food and Health, College of Food & Agriculture - United Arab Emirates University - UAE | United Arab Emirates

Chairperson Department of Food, Food and Health, Dietetics Program Coordinator, Coordinated Program in Dietetics, Department of Nutrition and Health, United Arab Emirates University,

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Hadia Radwan

Assistant Professor, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics | United Arab Emirates

.Hadia Radwan earned her BSc. and MSc. from the American University of Beirut in Nutrition and Dietetics and her Ph.D. from Teesside University –UK. I am currently working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Nutrition, and Dietetics at the College of Health Sciences, the University of Sharjah since 2013. I have many publications in the area of nutrition and dietetics. My areas of research include maternal and child nutrition, eating disorders, weight management, and chronic dise [...]

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Haleama Al Sabbah

, Ph.D. Associate Professor Chair of Health Sciences Department Zayed University | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Haleama Al Sabbah is Associate Professor and former Chair of Health Sciences Department at Zayed University in UAE. She completed her PhD in Public Health Nutrition (PhD in Medical Sciences) in 2008 from the Faculty of Medicine, Gent University, Belgium. She awarded a doctoral scholarship from Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC). Her PhD study was part of the National Study of the Palestinian Health Behaviors in School-aged Children (HBSC-2004). Dr. Al Sabbah was a Fulbright Senior Visiting [...]

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Hasan Mohamed

Hasan Mohamed Isa

Pediatric GI Consultant, Salmaniya Medical Complex | Bahrain

He is a Senior Consultant Pediatrician/Gastroenterologist. Salmaniya Medical Complex Also an Assistant professor Pediatric department, Arabian Gulf University He was Clinical lecturer Pediatric department, Arabian Gulf University ,Clinical tutor Pediatric department, Arabian Gulf University, Chief Resident Salmaniya Medical Complex, Fellow in pediatric gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Pediatric gastroenterology department, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia. [...]

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Hussein Hassan

Associate Professor of Food Science and Technology Lebanese American University of Lebanon | Lebanon

Dr. Hussein Hassan is associate professor of Food Science and Technology. He is also the associate chairperson of the Department of Natural Sciences. Dr. Hassan received his BSc and MSc in Food Technology from the American University of Beirut and his PhD in Food Process Engineering from McGill University. Dr. Hassan’s research interests revolve around the area of non-microbial food safety, food toxicology, food processing, and food waste. Dr. Hassan’s research has been published and present [...]

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Jessy El Hayek

Associate Professor and the chairperson of the Department of Nursing & Health Sciences in Notre Dame University-Lebanon | Canada

Dr. El Hayek is currently an Associate Professor and the chairperson of the Department of Nursing & Health Sciences in Notre Dame University-Lebanon. Dr. El Hayek teaches multiple graduate and undergraduate courses including basic human nutrition, lifecycle nutrition as well as community nutrition. Her major research interests include vitamin D, its skeletal and extraskeletal functions, particularly those related to the prevention of chronic diseases, which has led to a long track of research pa [...]

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Kalliopi-Anna Poulia

RD, MMedSci, PhD Clinical Dietitian-Nutritionist Laiko General Hospital of Athens, Greece | Greece

Clinical Dietitian-Nutritionist in the General Hospital of Athens “Laiko” since 2003, with a special interest in nutrition in renal disease, nutrition in geriatrics, cancer and neuro-endocrine tumors, malnutrition and artificial nutrition, both enteral and parenteral. She worked as an Assistant Professor (Visiting faculty) in the Department of Nutrition and Health of the College of Food and Agriculture of the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), in Al Ain, covering the subjects of Medical [...]

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Khaled El-Atawi

Consultant Neonatologist, NICU, Clinical Quality Specialist, LWCH. Lecturer, Pediatric Department, DMCG | United Arab Emirates

.• MB.B.Ch., M.Sc. & PhD. Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, EGYPT • Master Healthcare Management, Royal College of Surgeon of Ireland. • A/Consultant Neonatology, NICU, Latifa Hospital • Clinical Quality Specialist, Latifa Hospital • Lecturer of Pediatrics in Dubai Medical College • Pediatric Resident Supervisor, Latifa Hospital DHA • Regional Trainer for NRP by AAP since 2014 • STABLE Course director in Latifa Hospital • Editorial Board mem [...]

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Lara Nasreddine

Associate Professor Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences | Lebanon

Dr. Lara Nasreddine is an Associate Professor of Human Nutrition at the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the American University of Beirut (AUB). She earned her PhD degree in Nutrition and Food Toxicology from the “Université de Bretagne Occidentale” in France. Since joining AUB in 2007, she has been heavily involved in teaching, research and community service. She served as chairperson of the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at AUB, between May 2014 and August 2016, [...]

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Leila Itani

Ph.D. candidate in Education focusing on Nutrition Education at the Lebanese University | Lebanon

Dr. Leila Itani is an Assistant professor at the Nutrition and Dietetics Department at Beirut Arab University, holds a Ph.D. in Education from the Lebanese University focusing on Nutrition Education, an MSc. Degree in Nutrition and a B.Sc degree in Environmental Public Health from the American University of Beirut. She has been actively involved in nutrition-related research since 2009. Her research activities have focused on obesity concentrating on its determinants and outcomes namely dietar [...]

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Leila Cheikh

Leila Cheikh Ismail​

Assistant Professor College of Health Sciences University of Sharjah, UAE | United Arab Emirates

Leila holds a Ph.D. in Nutrition and is a registered nutritionist with the UK, Association for Nutrition. She has more than 15 years of experience in international nutrition and she is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition at the University of Sharjah. She is leading the INTERGROWTH-21st Project at Oxford University since 2008. She has worked as a Nutrition Scientist at the IAEA in Vienna. She also previously worked as a Nutrition Technical Officer at WHO and assisted the adoption of the WHO M [...]

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Lily Stojanovska’s

Professor United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE Emeritus Professor Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia | United Arab Emirates

Lily Stojanovska is a Professor at the Department of Food, Nutrition and Health at the United Arab Emirates University. She is also an Emeritus Professor at Victoria University in Australia and honorary Professor at several universities in Asia, Europe and USA. For over 27 years she has been involved in medical research, teaching and supervising undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of women's health, well-being and nutrition. She has published over 120 refereed papers in internation [...]

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Loai Eid

MD, MSHS, FAAP, FASPN Consultant Pediatric Nephrologist Pediatric Nephrology & Hypertension Division Chief Dubai Hospital - DHC Adjunct Associate Professor MBRU & DMC | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Eid completed Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship programs from the United States of America. He is certified from the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Pediatric Nephrology. At present, he is working in pediatric nephrology department at Dubai Hospital as Division Chief and Consultant Pediatric Nephrologist. Additionally, he is working as part time consultant at different private hospitals in Dubai & Sharjah. He is serving as Adjunct Associate Pr [...]

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Maha Emadeldin

MD Professor and Head of Psychiatry Department, Bani Suef University | Egypt

Dr. Maha is a professor of psychiatry, faculty of medicine, Beni suef university. She is the Head of the Psychiatry Department since August 2016.Dr. Maha has a broad range of child and adolescent mental health experience, She worked in several projects with national and international organizations. Currently, she is working with UNICEF in creating a national program for positive discipline. She is the General Secretary of the Egyptian Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Association (ECAPA) and the He [...]

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Mahmoud Elhalik

Consultant Neonatologist, Head of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Director of Neonatology Fellowship Program - DHA, Latifa Women & Children Hospital, Dubai UAE | United Arab Emirates

Consultant Neonatologist.Head of Pediatric Department & Neonatology Unit / Latifa Women and Children Hospital (LWCH) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor / Mentor. International Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).Over 20 years of experience in Perinatal-Neonatal medicine. Many Publications & members of editorial boards of many Pediatrics & Neonatal Journals.Project Initiator and Director of Dubai Neonatal Network “DNN”.

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Maya Bassil

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Coordinator of the Nutrition Program | Canada

Dr. Maya Bassil - PHD- is an associate professor of nutrition and coordinator of the Nutrition Program at the Lebanese American University. Her principal line of research is nutrition in obesity and its comorbidities, mainly Type2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). Using both animal models and human subjects, Dr. Bassil has conducted various studies with clinical implications for nutritionists, dietitians, and other health professionals, and which set the stage for promising dietary and interdisciplinar [...]

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Mike Posner

Head of Scientific Department and Regional Medical Director | Germany

Dr. Mike Poßner has studied medicine in St. Peterburg and has worked at a pediatric University. He is the head of the Scientific Department of Nestlé Nutrition and since 2006 he is the Regional Medical Director of the Nestlé Nutrition Institute for Europe. Mike wrote his thesis about: Effects of Bifidobacterium lactis Bb12 supplementation on intestinal microbiota of preterm infants: a double-blind placebo-controlled randomized study He supports clinical study or is personally involved in th [...]

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Mirey Kravetian

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs College of Natural and Health Sciences , Assistant Professor | United Arab Emirates

M. Karavetian is an Associate Professor in the college of natural health sciences, Zayed University, Dubai. She has earned her PhD in “Health Promotion” from Maastricht University, Netherlands; and her dietetics degree from American University of Beirut, Lebanon. She has extensive experience in nutrition management of the chronically and critically ill patients; she shares her experience in conferences and workshops locally and regionally in the aim of training health care professionals fo [...]

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Mo'ez Al-Islam Faris

Associate Professor, Nutrition and Food Research Group (NFRG), Research Institute of Medical and Health Sciences (RIMHS), | United Arab Emirates

Dr. “Mo’ez Al-Islam” Faris got his three higher university degrees from the University of Jordan in the field of human nutrition and dietetics. Dr. Faris had completed Harvard Medical School/ Global Clinical Scholar Research Training (GCSRT) Program in 2015. Currently works as an associate professor at the Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/the University of Sharjah, with eighteen years’ experience in the academic field in four Arabi [...]

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Mohammed Hasosah

Associate Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterologist Consultant | Saudi Arabia

Associate Professor of Pediatric Pediatric Consultant Gastroenterologist Head-section of Pediatric Gastroenterology Department King Abdulaziz Medical City. Pediatric Gastroenterology department, National Guard Hospital- Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. HAS Bachelor degree of Medicine and Surgery at King Saud University, - Certificate of Arab Board of Medical Specialization in Pediatrics- - Certificate of Pediatric Residency at University of British Colombia, Canada, - Certificate of Pediatric Gastro [...]

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Natalia Wagemans

Global Head Nestlé Nutrition Institute, Vevey, Switzerland | Belgium

Dr. Natalia Wagemans is the Global Head of the Nestlé Nutrition Institute with Head Quarter in Vevey, Switzerland. She joined Nestlé Nutrition in 2002 working in different areas of infant nutrition in Russia and CIS, India, Bangladesh, and Sri-Lanka. From 2011 she has joined the Nestle Nutrition Institute (NNI) in Switzerland and was appointed as the Global Head of the NNI in 2014. Under her leadership, Institute became one of the credible educational platforms in the area of nutrition with a [...]

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Nick Bellissimo

Ph.D. Associate Professor, Director of Nutrition Discovery Labs, School of Nutrition | Canada

Dr. Nick Bellissimo is an Associate Professor and Director of the Nutrition Discovery Labs in the School of Nutrition at Ryerson University. He received his B.Sc. and B.Ed. at York University and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto. Following postdoctoral training, at the University of Toronto and The Pennsylvania State University, he returned to Canada and established a research program dedicated to advancing our understanding of human ingestive behavior, [...]

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Osama Hamdy


Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD is a world expert and recognized thought leader in area obesity and nutrtion in diabetes. Dr. Hamdy is a senior endocrinologist and Medical Director of the Joslin Obesity Clinical Programd and Director of the Inpatient Diabetes Program at Joslin Diabetes Center. He is also Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Plus his 34 years of extensive clinical experience, he is very active in nutrtion and obesity clinical research. His lab led to many innovations a [...]

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Rana Rizk

PhD, MPH, MS, BS, LD - lecturer in Public Health and Health Economics at the Lebanese University, and lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics at the American University of Technology | Lebanon

Dr. Rizk earned her Doctoral degree (PhD) in Health Technology Assessment from Maastricht University, The Netherlands in 2017. She earned her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the Lebanese University, Lebanon in 2016, her Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Nutrition from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon in 2013 and her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the same university in 2009. Dr. Rizk is a clinical dietitian [...]

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Robert K.

Robert K. Huston

MD, Neonatologist, Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel Northwest Newborn Specialists, PC and Pediatrix Medical Groups | USA

Dr. Robert Huston received his fellowship training in Neonatology at Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, where he was mentored by Drs. S. Gorham Babson, Gerda Benda, and John Reynolds with an emphasis on neonatal nutrition. He is one of five founding members Northwest Newborn Specialists, PC in Portland, Oregon, who currently provide medical directors for and staff the neonatal intensive care units at Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, Providence St. Vincent Medic [...]

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Sahar Zaghloul

M.B.B.Ch., M.Sc., Ph.D. | Egypt

Dr. Zaghloul, Professor of Nutrition, National Nutrition Institute, and Vice President of National Nutrition Committee, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology , IUNS adhering body. She is a pediatrician with Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from University of Arizona, USA and postdoctoral fellowship in Epidemiology from PENN State University. She is a professor in community nutrition with 37 years extensive experience in community nutrition research, 19 years of teaching and training experie [...]

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Sana Ghaddar

PhD, RN, RD, is a clinical nurse supervisor at Landmark Health Care | USA

Dr. Ghaddar is a clinical nurse supervisor at Landmark Health Care. She has more than 22 years of experience in the fields of renal and clinical dietetics. Dr. Ghaddar taught at 2 private universities for more than 15 years and mentored several masters and PhD students on their research studies. She has served on the Anemia KDOQI Guideline committee and recently on the Nutrition KDOQI Guideline committee. She has several publications in peer-reviewed journals, has served as a member of the edi [...]

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Sanaa Youssef

Sanaa Youssef Shaaban

Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Ain-Shams University (Egypt) | Egypt

University professor, clinician and researcher in the field of Pediatric nutrition with more than 30 years of exceptional record, experience and contributions in teaching nutrition knowledge and skills to medical students and health care professionals as well as applying such expertise for the welfare of patients. Awarded Ain Shams University award for distinguished papers published in international journals in the year 2008 Founder and Head of the Nutrition Rehabilitation Unit Children’s H [...]

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Sanjay Kambar

MD (Preventive Medicine), Diploma in Diabetes, Fellowship in Geriatrics Specialist in Diabetes and Professor, Preventive Medicine | India

International Diabetes Federation (IDF), Belgium approved a grant to attend the 19th World Diabetes Congress, held at Cape Town, South Africa, December 2006. Invited participant to the 10th Cambridge Diabetes Seminar July 2008 United Kingdom. International Diabetes Epidemiology Group approved a grant to attend the 11th Official Academic Satellite symposia of the 20th World Diabetes Congress, October 2009, Quebec Canada. Attended and presented research papers in various ADA, IDF, EASD conf [...]

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Suzan Haidar

Assistant Professor & Internship Coordinator Lebanese International University | Canada

Dr. Suzan Haidar is currently an assistant professor and internship coordinator at the Lebanese International University. Her academic journey started in Canada at the University of Western Ontario where she graduated with double degrees in both Biology (medical sciences) and Nutrition and Dietetics. She later pursued a master’s degree in human nutrition from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and then a PhD in Health Promotion from Maastricht University, Netherlands. Dr. Haidar is a [...]

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Wael Bahbah

M.B.B.CH.,M.Sc. (Pediatrics), M.D.(Pediatrics)Professor and Consultant of Pediatrics and Pediatric Clinical Nutrition at faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University,Egypt. | Egypt

Dr. Wael A. Bahbah, A.Professor and Consultant of Pediatrics and Pediatric Clinical Nutrition at faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University,Egypt. He runs the Feeding Clinic and attends to children and babies with feeding difficulties, failure to thrive & nutritional behavioral disorders. Prof. Bahbah is a graduate of Menoufia University where he obtained his Master degree (M.Sc.) and Doctorate of Medicine (M.D.). Prof. Bahbah is an International Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AA [...]

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Yasmin Gamal

Associate Prof of pediatrics and clinical nutrition Ain shams university ESPEN diploma in clinical nutrition | Egypt

Doctor Yasmin Gamal is an associate professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Nutrition at Ain shams university currently the director of children’s hospital Ain shams university, she has 16 years of experience in Pediatric clinical nutrition acting as a Member of the Nutrition Rehabilitation Unit Children’s Hospital, Ain Shams University 2004- till present Dr. Yasmin a Board Member Of Clinical Nutrition Master Degree Ain Shams University, pediatric nutrition consultant and instructor i [...]

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