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Haleama Al Sabbah, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor, Public Health Nutrition

Dr. Haleama Al Sabbah has been appointed as an assistant professor at the School pf Punlic Health since 2009. She completed her study in Public Health Nutrition at the faculty of medicine of the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) in Irbid, Jordan. After her graduation in 1990, Haleama worked as a nutritionist in a number of hospitals in Amman, Jordan. In 1995, Haleama decided to go back to her home Palestine, where she began her work at the Red Crescent Society as the director of the health services. In 1997 she got a scholarship for a Master degree in Public Health at the Community Health Institute, BirZeit University, Palestine. During her study at BirZeit University she focused on Primary Health Care, with emphasis on care related to Anemia among pregnant women admitted to the Red Crescent Society Hospital. In 1998-2000 Haleama was awarded another scholarship for the Master of Philosophy in International Community Health and Nutrition at the faculty of medicine, Oslo University, Norway. Her Master thesis title was “Diabetes Self-management in Rural Palestinian Community”. In 2000, Haleama returned back to Palestine and started working at the Center for Development in Primary Health Care/ Al Quds University in Ramallah as a researcher, trainer and project coordinator. Subsequently, she worked with MARAM project (USAID) and ANERA as a health Researcher, and Behaviour Change and Communication coordinator. In 2004 Haleama got a scholarship from the BTC to continue her Ph.D’ at the faculty of medicine at Gent university in Belgium. In the first year she received doctoral training and obtained a doctoral training certificate in Nutrition. During her stay in Belgium she participated in a number of conferences and courses throughout Europe and Canada. Dr. Haleama has been invited several times as a referee and reviewer by international peer-reviewed journals (Public health nutrition Journal, Adolescent Health, Human Nutrition and Dietetics Journal, BMC Public Health).

Research Interest: Public Health Nutrition Research with specific focus on:

  • Associations of Overweight and Weight dissatisfactions
  • Weight Control Behaviors 

 

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Abedelmajed Nasereddin, M.S

Abedelmajed Nasereddin, M.S

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Ahmad  Y.  Amro,  Ph.D.

Ahmad Y. Amro, Ph.D.

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Akram A. O. Amro, M.S.

Akram A. O. Amro, M.S.

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Amer Al-Jawabreh, Ph.D.

Amer Al-Jawabreh, Ph.D.

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Haleama Al Sabbah, Ph.D.

Haleama Al Sabbah, Ph.D.

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Hazem Agha, Ph.D.

Hazem Agha, Ph.D.

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Iba Farah, M.P.H.

Iba Farah, M.P.H.

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Ibrahim A. Ghannam, M.S.

Ibrahim A. Ghannam, M.S.

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Issa Sarie, M.S.

Issa Sarie, M.S.

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Kifaya Azmi, M.S.

Kifaya Azmi, M.S.

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Omar Hamarsheh, Ph.D.

Omar Hamarsheh, Ph.D.

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Radwan Qasrawi, M.S.

Radwan Qasrawi, M.S.

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Suhair Ereqat, M.S.

Suhair Ereqat, M.S.

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Ziad Abdeen, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Ziad Abdeen, Ph.D., M.P.H.

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