Dr. Ahlam El Shikieri
Ahlam Badreldin El Shikieri has completed her PhD from Queen Margaret University, Scotland, UK, and has an MBA from Leicester University, UK. She is a registered Consultant Nutritionist, a Certified Public Health Nutritionist and an Associate Professor currently working in Saudi Arabia as the Head of the Clinical Nutrition Department at Taibah University. She served as an invited speaker at several workshops and conferences in Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Germany and Taiwan. She supervised several research projects for students both at Master and PhD levels and acted as an external examiner for postgraduate thesis at Durban University, South Africa. She undertook several researches focusing on assessing the nutritional status of cancer patients, children, malnourished hospitalized patients and many other topics related to public health nutrition. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, British Nutrition Society, World Public Health Nutrition Association and the International Society for the Study of fatty acids and lipids. She is a reviewer for various journals including the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior and has acted as an author for more than 16 published research papers and newsletter articles.