ABOUT ME

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I have worn many hats in my career as a nutrition professional, media psychologist, clinician, public health officer, scientist, marketer, researcher, trainer, writer, manager, consultant, analyst, policy strategist and change agent. My technical specialty has evolved to address the changing landscape of health and nutrition, incorporating social sciences to public health programming to reach affected populations and drive behavior change. My work has been mostly focused on the Middle East and North African region. I have served in technical and leadership roles at national and international levels within the World Health Organization and global humanitarian organizations (Action against Hunger, redr uk), including the Syrian crisis, while strategically supporting the regional refugee nutrition response in the Middle East. I have also been involved in implementing programs, projects, and delivering care for patients on behalf of the United Nations, governmental agencies, non-governmental agencies, private practices, pharmaceutical and educational organizations.

My 

Expertise

Positive & Media Psychology

Dietetics & Metabolism

Hunger

Behavior Change

Clinical Nutrition

Monitoring & Evaluations

Healthcare Systems

Survey Methodologies

Advocacy & Funding

Team Building & Leadership

Food & Nutrition Policy

Media Innovation

Food, Nutrition & Primary Health Care Programming

Social Impact

Disease Promotion & Injury Prevention

 

My Education

Bachelor of Science - Nutrition & Food Technology

University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Master of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Media Psychology

Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA

Bachelor of Science – General Dietetics

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

My

Research Interests

Health & Nutrition Misinformation

Nutrition Behavior Change

Persuasion & Social Influence

International Nutrition

Social Nutrition Impact 

Mobile & Social Media

Immersive Technology 

Nutrition and Artificial Intelligence

Mobile Augmented Reality

Social Determinants of Nutrition 

Healthy Lifestyle Promotion

Food and Nutrition Policy

Medical Nutrition Therapy and Support

Diet-related Chronic Disease

Millennial and Generation Z.

Citizen, migrant and refugee populations of the Middle East and Middle-Eastern populations in the global setting. 

My special population of interest: 

Consumer Neuromarketing 

Autism Spectrum Disorders

My

Career

Pathway

Health & Nutrition Coordinator (Action Against Hunger),

Expert Consultant (Independent Practice),

& Clinical Lead (tk.clinic)

International Technical Officer (WHO) &

Expert Consultant (Action Against Hunger, tk.Clinic)

2019 - 2020

2017 - 2018

2015 - 2016

2013 - 2014

2011 - 2012

2009 - 2010

2007 - 2008

2005 - 2006

2003 - 2004

2001 - 2002

1999 - 2000

Health & Nutrition Coordinator (Action Against Hunger), Expert Consultant (Independent Practice),

& Clinical Lead (tk.clinic)

International Technical Officer at Regional Director’s Office (WHO)

National Professional Officer & International Technical Officer (WHO)
& Expert Consultant (Private Practice)

National Professional Officer (WHO)

& Expert Consultant (Private Practice)

National Professional Officer (WHO)

Expert Consultant (Private Practice)

Nutrition & Food Policy Advisor (WHO)

& Expert Consultant (Private Practice)

Metabolic Nutrition Research Technician; Statistical Data Entry Assistant; Menu & Recipe Analyst (Tufts University)

Regional Nutrition Line Specialist (Novartis Consumer Health Inc., Near East Office)

Medical Representative

(Jordan Drugstore Company)

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Tatyana El-Kour. All rights reserved.

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