Ziad Abdeen, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Institute Director & Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Epidemiology
His principal research interests are in the social, psychological and behavioral determinants of mental and physical health and well-being and on the development of risk behavior patterns among school children pertaining to nutrition, eating habits and physical activity. He has been nominated as International Educator of the Year for 2006. He has conducted 17 national surveys on behalf of the Palestinian Ministry of Health and has published many reports, articles, monographs and chapters in books, and is on the editorial board of two journals on Nutrition and Health. He has chaired national committees for food fortification and food insecurity Task Force, and is an advisor to the Palestinian Ministry of Health on nutrition monitoring. He has served as a consultant for the WHO and FAO in Public Health (2003 and 2004). He was the Dean of Research and Graduate Studies (1995 -2001).
Current & Graduated Research Students / PHD
Current & Graduated Research Students / Master