تحت الرعاية الكريمة لمعالي الشيخ نهيان بن مبارك آل نهيان – وزير الثقافة وتنمية المعرفة
Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan – Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development

Scientific Committee - 2017

  • DR. AYESHA SALEM AL DHAHERI
    Chair of the Conference

    Associate Professor and Department Chairperson
    Nutrition and Health Department
    College of Food and Agriculture, UAE University
    Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

  • DR. LEILA CHEIKH ISMAIL

    Project Leader INTERGROWTH-21 st
    Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    University of Oxford
    Oxford, United Kingdom

  • DR. NASSER AL DAGHRI

    Professor in Clinical Biochemistry
    Director, Prince Mutaib Chair for Biomarkers of Osteoporosis
    Executive Manager, Biomarkers Research Program
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Science,
    King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Dr. HALEAMA AL SABBAH

    Assistant Professor
    Chair of Public Health Nutrition Department in Dubai
    College of Natural and Health Sciences
    Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • DR. HABIBA I. ALI

    Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator
    Associate Professor
    Nutrition and Health Department
    College of Food and Agriculture
    UAE University
    Al Ain United Arab Emirates

  • DR. RAGHIB ALI

    Director
    Public Health Research Center
    New York University Abu Dhabi Adjunct Associate Professor Institute of Public Health - UAE University
    Al Ain, UAE

  • DR. AMITA ATTLEE

    Food and Nutrition
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
    College of Health Sciences
    University of Sharjah
    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

  • MS. DEBBIE BISHOP

    Wellcome Trust Doctor of Philosophy Student
    Programme for Molecular, Genetic & Lifecourse Epidemiology
    School of Social & Community Medicine
    University of Bristol
    Bristol, United Kingdom

  • PROF. JEFFREY BLUMBERG

    Senior Scientist
    Jean Mayer USDA
    Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging Professor
    Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
    Tufts University
    Boston, USA

  • DR. SAMAR ELFEKY

    Technical Officer
    Research Promotion & Development
    Department of Information, Evidence & Research
    World Health Organization - EMRO
    Cairo, Egypt

  • DR. FRANCESCA GIULIANI

    Consultant Neonatologist
    Neonatal Unit
    Città della Salute e della Scienza
    University of Torino
    Torino, Italy

  • MS. WAFAA HELMI AYESH

    Director of Clinical Nutrition Department
    Clinical Support Services Sector
    Dubai Health Authority
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • PROF. JEYAKUMAR HENRY

    Director
    Clinical Nutrition Research Centre
    Singapore Institutes for Clinical Sciences
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
    21 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore

  • PROF. ANDREW P. HILLS

    Director
    Research Development | Faculty of Health
    Professor of Sports and Exercise Science
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health
    University of Tasmania
    Launceston, Australia

  • MR. AMJAD HASAN AMIN JARRAR

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

  • DR. ABDULLAH JUNAIBI

    Pediatric Endocrinology, Zayed Military Hospital
    Director of the childhood obesity prevention program
    Abu Dhabi Educational Council
    Abu Dhabi, UAE

  • PROF. GILBERTO KAC

    Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology
    Institute of Nutrition
    Social and Applied Nutrition Department
    Rio de Janeiro Federal University
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • DR. CARLA HABIB MOURAD

    Clinical and Community Nutritionist and Dietitian
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    American University of Beirut
    Beirut, Lebanon

  • DR. HADIA RADWAN

    Assistant Professor
    Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Dept.
    College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah
    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

  • MS. LATIFA MOHAMMED RASHID

    Head of nutrition department
    Ministry of Health
    United Arab Emirates

  • DR. ABDULLAH SHEHAB

    President Emirates Cardiac Society
    Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
    Chair of internal medicine and Cardiology
    Fellowship Committee for Arab Board - UAE University
    Al Ain, UAE

  • Prof. ANTONIS ZAMPELAS

    Professor in Human Nutrition
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
    Agricultural University of Athens
    Athens, Greece