• Hwalla, Nahla

    Dr. Hwalla, Nahla

    Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences–AUB, Lebanon

    Biography

     

    • Holds a Ph.D. in Basic Medical Sciences from the American University in Beirut (1977) and a Postdoctoral (fellow), Nutrition, Columbia University (1981)
    • Holds a certification registered by American Dietetic Association (1987)
    • Dean and Lecturer at the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences at the American University in Beirut (2006-present)
    • Professor and Researcher in the field of Nutrition and Food Sciences in several American and Arab Universities in Lebanon and the world (1972-2000)
    • Director of the Faculty of Medicine at the Makassed University (1981-1984)
    • Active Member of many boards and commissions specialized in Food Science in Lebanon, America, Middle East, Africa and Asia
    • Served as a specialized Consultant in the Ministries of Health and Agriculture for several years in Lebanon
    • Organized conferences, seminars and several workshops and provided a variety of services and consultations in the field of Nutrition in Lebanon, America, Canada and the United Kingdom
    • Distinguished Researcher Award by the National Council for Scientific Research
    • Has many research papers and publications