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 Dr. Abeer Almudaihim

Assistant Professor
Dr. Abeer Almudaihim is an Assistant Professor at the Clinical Nutrition Department, College of Applied Medical Sciences at KSAU-HS. She received her Bachelor's degree in Clinical Nutrition from King Saud University in Saudi Arabia. Afterwards, Dr. Almudaihim pursued her Master of Science in Human Nutrition from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and completed her PhD in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Florida. Her main area of research is focused on obesity prevention and intervention, with a particular emphasis on modifying disease risk through improvements in nutrition and physical activity habits. Additionally, Dr. Almudaihim is recognized as a Consultant licensed Dietitian by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS).
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EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

​​​​​​​​​DEGREES:

Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences  ,University of Florida, Gainesville, FL  2018

Minor in Teaching and Learning , University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 2018​

M.S.c in Human Nutrition (M.Sc.) , McGill University, Montreal, Canada 2013​

  • B.S.C in Clinical Nutrition  College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, 2007 ​


​​​​​​PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Assistant professor, Clinical Nutrition Program, College of Applied Medical Sciences/ KSAU-hs, 2018- now

Part time Clinical Dietitian, NGHA hospital 2021-now 

Clinical dietitian, NGHA, Riyadh 2007-2009​


TEACHING​

Course CodeTitleSection (M/F)
CLNS 301 Orientation to dieteticsFemale 
CLNS 314

Medical nutrition therapy I

Female

CLNS 413

Adult weight managementFemale

CLNP 411

Geriatric Nutrition
Female


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS:

Chairperson , Department Clinical Nutrition, KSAU-HS. 2022 - present

Research Coordinator, Clinical Nutrition Program, KSAU-HS, 2019 - 2022

Research Interests / Collaborations

RESEARCH INTERESTS  

Obesity prevention and intervention, modifying disease risk through improvements' in nutrition and physical activity habits.  

Research ABSTRACTs AND PRESENTATIONs

1. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) Relating to Protein Supplements Among University  

Students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia presented at the ASN July 2023 Conference Boston USA.  

2. Long-term incompatibility of nutritional status and Early childhood caries-A call to revamp  

perinatal and early childhood dietary care and follow-up. AIMS Public Health. 2023  

3. Healthy life style for students workshop presented at the HPC 2023 Conference, Riyadh.  

4. Updates in sport nutrition speech, presented at the 4 th international conference of society for  

clinical nutrition October 2022  

5. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices (KAP) Relating to Protein Supplements among University  

Students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. presented at the HPC 2022 Conference, Riyadh.  

6. Public Perception and Awareness Regarding Food Label  in Restaurant Menu, presented at the  

HPC 2022 Conference, Riyadh.  

7.  Ketogenic diet and. Cardiovascular diseases speech presented at Online Diabetes & Obesity  

Jeddah December  2020   

8. Measuring the quality of life among children with type 1 diabetes in NGHA, presented at the  

ESPEN 2020 Conference,  

9. Keto diet and safety speech presented at the Online Diabetes & Obesity , conference.  

September 2020   

10. Measuring the quality of life among children with type 1 diabetes in NGHA, presented at the  

HPC 2020 Conference, Riyadh.  

11. Food and mood, Speech presented at the HPC 2020 Conference, Riyadh.  

12. The Impact of a Comprehensive Home Food Environment Intervention for  

College Freshmen Living in a Residence Hall. Presented at the SNEB,  

Conference 2019, Orlando, FL.  

13. Rate of Compliance among Patients with Type 2 diabetes in NGHA-Riyadh.  

Presented at the HPC Conference 2019, Riyadh.  

14. Raising the efficiency of healthy intellectuals in healthy facilities, , Speech  

presented at the General Administration Of Nutrition, Ministry of  

Health, Riyadh 2018  

15. Associations between Variables of the Home Food Environment and Fruit and  

Vegetable Intake in College Students. Presented at the SNEB 50th  

Annual Conference 2018, Washington, D.C. and at the GSRD, UF, FL  

  


Publications

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SCIENTIFIC MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

Committee/Board membership:

Member of the Saudi clinical nutrition licensing exam , SCFHS

Member of the Academic Counselling, COAMS/ KSAU-HS

Member of the Professional enhancement committee , COAMS/ KSAU- HS

Member of the research review committee , COAMS/ KSAU-HS

Member of the Disciplinary Committee, COAMS/ KSAU- HS

Member of Mentorship & Students Progress Committee , COAMS/ KSAU- HS

COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS 

 ‘Your Health in Ramadan’ campaign, at the Secondary School 117 for Girls, March-2023.

 ‘Women Health’ campaign, at the Iskan Alyarmoh PHCC, June-2023.

 Food and food label awareness (under the supervision of "Ministry of education) 2023

 Abstract reviewing for Health Professions Conference 2023

 Obesity and Bariatric surgeries Health-promoting campaign (under the supervision of Enayah's 

 Charitable organization) 2022

 Speaker as part of tamakani. Webinar series , the women empowerment department 2022

 Speaker as part of SFDA Webinar series , April 2022

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CONTACT INFORMATION


Contact information

Office location/number: College of Applied Medical Sciences-F

Phone: +966 11 4299999    Ext 

Email: mudaiheema​@ksau-hs  ​​​