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Newly joined at Al Zahra
01 December 2016

Education & Fellowship: 

American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

  • MSc in Human Nutrition, year 2014
  • BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics, year 2008


Marwa Hassan joins Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah as the Head of the Clinical Nutrition Department following seven-year of experience at the American University of Beirut Medical Centre (AUBMC), a 350-bed JCI- and Magnet-accredited medical institute. As a Clinical Dietitian, Marwa has extensive experience in the management of obesity, diabetes type 1 and type 2, gestational diabetes, oncology, neurology, enteral and parenteral nutrition, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, eating disorders, and bariatric surgery. Her interest in sports and continuing education in nutrition lead her obtaining a Sports Nutrition Consultant Certificate from the American Fitness Professionals and Associates (AFPA) in 2015. Over the years, Marwa has further developed her communications and interpersonal skills working in multidisciplinary teams, presenting at leading conferences, providing group counselling sessions, and regularly training interns on medical nutrition therapy (MNT). Marwa holds an MSc in Human Nutrition and a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.