With over 20 years of experience in the field of Therapeutic Dietetics and Nutrition Education, working currently in private practice in Lebanon.
After obtaining my Master degree in Nutrition from the American University of Beirut, in addition to working in private practice, I worked as a clinical dietitian, at the Hotel-Dieu de France (HDF) hospital for more than 10 years. I perfected my skills through a professional training in France, and collaborated with the European Society for renal pediatrics in the elaboration of guidelines for the nutritional management of children renal disease.
“Every person is special, and for every stage in life should be a diet plan adapted to that stage."
Improving one's eating behavior is a must in the achievement of the well being of individuals. The 20 years clinical experience allowed me developing a personal customized patient centered approach focusing on improving eating behavior.
“Since 2009, I've been hosting a TV show "Balance" on MTV Lebanon”
Every Thursday and Friday morning between 9h30 and 10h, and sharing state of the art knowledge in nutritional disease management, counseling and prevention, and putting upfront practical dietetic tips for a healthier lifestyle adapted to Lebanese and Middle Eastern habits.
As a dedicated educator, I'm engaged not only in teaching dietitians, but to a higher extent, in educating patients and communities to achieve health thru disseminating the right nutrition information and dietetic skills.
For that purpose, several educational and awareness activities were developed targeting specific groups (pregnant women, school children and toddlers, ... I also focused on teenagers and young adults, As a founding member of the Youth Clinic ( Clinique des Jeunes) at the "Université Saint Joseph", a member of the editorial board of the website www.infosantejeunes.usj.edu.lb and by collaborating with the United Nations Population Fund/ Youth Friendly Services.
Currently, I am sharing my knowledge and expertise as a lecturer, research advisor and training coordinator at the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics / Faculty of Pharmacy in Saint Joseph University..