2018 Speakers

Waffa Helmi Ayesh
UAE
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Waffa Helmi Ayesh
Director of the Clinical Nutrition Department - Dubai
Health Authority
UAE

Barbara Marriage
USA
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Barbara Marriage
global research in pediatric nutrition,
Maternal nutrition, early programming,
childhood obesity and inborn errors of metabolism.
USA
Koen Venema
Netherlands
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Koen Venema
Professor in Gut Microbiology
Maastricht University – campus Venlo
founder and CEO of Beneficial Microbes Consultancy
Netherlands


Sanaa Youssef Shaaban
Egypt
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Sanaa Youssef Shaaban
Professor of pediatrics and clinical Nutrition, Ain Shams University,
Faculty of Medicine M.D. Pediatrics Ain-Shams University ,
President of Arab Society of Pediatric Clinic Nutrition
Egypt
Kalliopi-Anna Poulia
Athens - Greece
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Kalliopi-Anna Poulia
Clinical Dietitian – Nutritionist
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
University General Hospital of Athens “LAIKO”
Athens - Greece
Arthur RH van Zanten
Netherlands
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Arthur RH van Zanten
Netherlands
Farah Naja
Lebanon
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Farah Naja
Associate Professor
Nutrition and Food Sciences Department
Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences
American University of Beirut
Lebanon
Alessandro Laviano
Italy
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Alessandro Laviano
MD
Department of Clinical Medicine
Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Italy

Ashraf Mahmoud Elhoufi
UAE
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Ashraf Mahmoud Elhoufi
Consultant ICU Dubai Hospital
Examiner for the Royal
College of Physician, Senior Lecturer in Dubai Medical College
UAE

Ayesha Al Dhaheri
UAE
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Ayesha Al Dhaheri
Chairperson
Nutrition and Health Department College of Food and Agriculture at the United Arab Emirates University.

UAE

Carla Vartanian
UK
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Carla Vartanian
Senior Consultant/Lecturer in Nutrition, Dietetics &
Metabolism Belmatt Health Care

UK

Carole Ayoub Moubareck
UAE
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Carole Ayoub Moubareck
Associate Professor College of Natural and Health Sciences
Zayed University

UAE

Cosette Fakih
Lebanon
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Cosette Fakih
instructor at the Lebanese American University &
Consultant on accreditation of Coordinated Program in Dietetics (ACEND)

Lebanon

Doaa Mounir Genena
Egypt
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Doaa Mounir Genena
Doctor of Public Health PhD (Nutrition)
Lecturer of Nutrition
Medical Research Institute – Alexandria University
Head of clinical nutrition unit
Petroleum hospital, Alexandria
Egypt

Eslam Tawfik El-Baroudy .
UAE
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Eslam Tawfik El-Baroudy .
Professor and Consultant of Pediatrics at faculty of Medicine’s hospitals, Cairo University.
Consultant of Pediatric Department, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC).

UAE

Fatima Sadek
UAE
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Fatima Sadek
Senior Dietitian and Public Health Officer

Imperial College London Diabetes Centre
UAE

Hadia Radwan
UAE
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Hadia Radwan
Assistant Professor
College of Health Sciences
Clinical Nutrition& Dietetics Department University of Sharjah.
UAE

Haleama Al Sabbah
UAE
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Haleama Al Sabbah
Associate Professor and Chair Health Sciences Department
Zayed University

UAE

Haydar Hasan
UAE
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Haydar Hasan
Lecturer, College of Health Sciences
Clinical Nutrition& Dietetics Department University of Sharjah.

UAE

Junaid Muhib Khan
UAE
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Junaid Muhib Khan
Chief of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Al-Rahba/ Johns Hopkins

UAE

Khaled El Atawi
UAE
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Khaled El Atawi
Consultant Neonatologist, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Clinical Quality Specialist, Latifa Hospital,
Dubai Health Authority
Lecturer of Pediatrics, DMCG
UAE

Krystel Ouaijan
Lebanon
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Krystel Ouaijan
senior dietitian and senior instructor in the dietary department of Saint George Hospital
instructor in American University Of Beirut

Lebanon

Leila Cheikh Ismail
UAE
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Leila Cheikh Ismail
Assistant Professor
College of Health Sciences
Clinical Nutrition& Dietetics Department University of Sharjah.
UAE

Leila Itani
Lebanon
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Leila Itani
Instructor in Nutrition Education at the Lebanese University


Lebanon

Lucy Semerjian
UAE
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Lucy Semerjian
Assistant Professor
Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences
College of Health Science, Environmental Health Sciences
UAE

Mahmoud Elhalik
UAE
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Mahmoud Elhalik
Consultant Neonatologist.
Head of Pediatric Department & Neonatology Unit - Latifa Women & Children Hospital.
Head of the Healthcare Informatics Unit - Latifa Hospital
UAE

Marcia Herrin
USA
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Marcia Herrin
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
Herrin Nutrition Services
Fellow Academy of Eating Disorders
USA

Maria Vrânceanu
Romania
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Maria Vrânceanu
Biogenonco project coordinator
researcher to University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj Napoca,

Romania

Marwan El Ghoch
Italy
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Marwan El Ghoch
HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
DOCTORATE IN MEDICINE AND SURGERY MD
PROFESSOR IN CLINICAL NUTRITION
Department of Eating and Weight Disorders, Villa Garda Hospital
Italy

Medhat M. Shalabi
UAE
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Medhat M. Shalabi
Consultant Anaesthesiologist.
Head of Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care Department.
AL Zahra Hospital.
UAE

Mireille Najm, RD, Msc.
Canada
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Mireille Najm,
Chief of Clinical Nutrition Services at CIUSSS (Centre Intégré Universitaire de Santé et Services Sociaux)
Country Representative for Canada for International
Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (IAAND)
Canada

Mirey Karavetian
UAE
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Mirey Karavetian
Assistant Professor, Clinical Dietetics- Academia
Professional Dietetic Training- Clinical Research – Health
Policy - Statistical Analysis, Zayed University,
UAE

Moez Al Islam Ezzat Faris
UAE
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Moez Al Islam Ezzat Faris
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
College of Health Sciences
University of Sharjah
UAE

Mohamed Farghaly
UAE
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Mohamed Farghaly
Professor Dubai medical college
head of insurance medical regulation DHA

UAE

Mona Hashim
UAE
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Mona Hashim
Lecturer, Clinical Training Coordinator. Department of Clinical Nutrition, College of Health Sciences
University of Sharjah

UAE

Murielle Abou-Samra
Beirut,Lebanon
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Murielle Abou-Samra
Instructor at Lebanese American University & Lebanese University
Head Dietitian & Dietetic Internship coordinator
Middle East Institute of Health
Beirut,Lebanon

Sima Hamadeh
Lebanon
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Sima Hamadeh
Associate Professor in Public Health Nutrition Program
Coordinator of Nutrition & Dietary Sciences

Lebanon

Sondos Harfil
UAE
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Sondos Harfil
Lecturer at the Department of Medical Laboratories
Sciences, at the college of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah.

UAE

Taif Al Sarraj
UAE
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Taif Al Sarraj
Chief of Clinical Support Services
Clinical Services Admin-CLCSQA(Dep) - Clinical Services
Tawam Hospital
UAE