Farah Naja

Professor in Nutrition Epidemiology | United Arab Emirates

Dr Farah Naja is a professor in Nutrition Epidemiology, at the University of Sharjah. She earned her doctoral degree from 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 Middle East in Leban […]

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MoezAlIslam Faris

Associate Professor at the Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics | United Arab Emirates

Dr. MoezAlIslam Faris earned his three higher degrees from the University of Jordan in the field of human nutrition. In 2015, Dr. Faris completed Harvard Medical School/ Global Clinical Scholar Research Training (GCSRT) Program. Currently, Dr. Faris works as an associate professor at the Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/at the University of Sharjah, with more than 20 years of experience in the academic field in four Arabian universities. Dr. Faris published more than 120 ori […]

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Mona Hashim

Lecturer | United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mona Hashim got her PhD in Human Nutrition from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia while her Master’s degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon in field of Nutrition and Dietetics. Currently she works as lecturer in Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/University of Sharjah with sixteen years of academia experience. Her research interest in early life nutrition and its impact on adulthood obesity as well as pro inflammatory effects of dietary patterns and chronic di […]

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Wafaa Ayesh

Consultant Clinical Dietitian | United Arab Emirates

Dedicated Director of Clinical Nutrition Department with 30+ years of expertise in providing clinical nutrition support in Dubai Health Authority (DHA). Directing and leading the Clinical Nutrition Sections of four main governmental Hospitals and PHCs under DHA. A certified Specialist Clinical Dietitian and Nutritionist with Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Food Science in USA and holder of BS Public Health/Nutrition in Jordan. A certified ESPEN teacher with ESPEN diploma in Clinical Nutrition […]

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