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Dr. Nahlaa Khalifa

Assistant ProfessorKing Abdulaziz UniversityClinical Nutrition
Location: Jeddah, KSAWebsite: Work Profile


An energetic, talented food science and nutrition assistant professor with 25 years of experience in academic teaching, establishment and accreditation of new academic programs, activation of modern information technology applications in educational method. Conducting research at prestigious educational institutions. Driven to inspire undergraduate food scientist and dietitians to achieve personal and academic success by using creative teaching methodologies, strategies and educational tools. Self-motivated, passionate individual, having excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and oral, and can work independently without direct supervision. Highly competent and systematic with a good eye for detail with a proactive approach to performance and data accuracy. Have great passion for food problems, solutions and policy approaches and its effects on people’s well being. Invited speaker at many national and international conferences and having published articles on food science, nutrition, dietetics and education. Main research interests are in food science, medical nutrition therapy especially for patients with special needs, complementary and alternative medicine, nutritional genomic, food safety and education. Professional educational experience includes teaching medical courses by using mind mapping, as she is Thinkbuzan Licensed Instructor (TLI) and Canadian Licensed TOT. Won many prizes including; The academic excellence award from the president of King Abdulaziz University, Best paper appreciation award from world association for sustainable development (WASD) conference 2015, Brighton – UK, the best paper appreciation award from world association for sustainable development (WASD) 14th international conference 2016 London UK and Best supervised 4th years students senior projects.



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