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MY ACHIEVEMENTS

My Awards & Honors

SKILLS

Program & Policy Development

Social and Behavior Change Communication

Nutrition Specific and Sensitive Programming

Evidence-Based Practice

Nutrition Research & Analysis

Strategic Planning

Operations Leadership 

New Media & Public Relations

Training & Presentations

Implementation & Outcome Research

Proposals

Reporting 

Budget

Performance Management

Data & Information Management

Problem Solving

Social Marketing

Collateral Development

Advertising

Media Innovation & Social Impact

Health & Nutrition Communication

Cognitive Science

LANGUAGES

English 

Arabic

French

Spanish

MY AWARDS
& HONORS

2022

Recipient of the Award of Excellence in Public Health/Community Nutrition, Public Health/Community Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

2019

The 32nd Annual Doris Drees Distinguished Speaker at the University of Dayton Featuring “Disrupting the Hunger Cycle in a Digital World.” Dayton, OH.

2019

Recognized Presenter of the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lectureship on Food and Nutrition in Disaster and Humanitarian Relief: Lessons Learned from Syria and Venezuela by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation at the Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo, October 27, 2019, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Click here

2018

The 44th Annual Shugart Lecture Distinguished Speaker at the of K-State College of Human Ecology Featuring "Dietetics 3.0: Transforming Practice through AI Engagement". Manhattan, KS. 

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2018

The Michael R. Neal Legacy Award. Fielding  Graduate University.

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MY GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

2018

The Middle East Dietetics Needs Assessment Policy Grant. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation. Click here

2018

Division 52 - Psi Chi International Conference Travel Grant Award. American Psychological Association Convention.

2018

Kids Eat Right International (KERI) Grant Award. The International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Click here

2017

The Worldwide Network for Gender Empowerment Research Fellowship. Fielding Graduate University.

2017

American Psychological Association Travel Grant for International Psychologists and Psychology Students to attend the APA Annual Convention. Click here

2017

Speakers Bureau Grant. Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group for presenting at the 2017 Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Conference. Click here

2003

First International Nutritionist/ Dietitian Fellowship by the American Dietetic Association. Click here

My Grants & Fellowships

MY SCHOLARSHIPS

2018

The Michael R. Neal Legacy Scholarship of the Media Psychology Doctoral Program. Fielding Graduate University.

2016

The Wagenheim Endowed Scholarship for International Doctoral Students. Fielding Graduate University.

2011

Global Scholar. Special Olympics World Summer Games, Athens, Greece.

2009

World Health Organization Scholar at the 19th International Congress of Nutrition.

2009

World Health Organization Scholar at the 14th World Conference for Tobacco or Health.

2004

Frances Stern Nutrition Center Summer Scholarship. Tufts Medical Center.

2003

Student Scholarship. Dietitians in Nutrition Support Dietetic Practice Group. American Dietetic Association. Click here

2003

Frances Stern Nutrition Center First Year Intern Scholarship. Tufts Medical Center.

My Scholarships
My Presentations

MY PRESENTATIONS & WEBINARS

IAAND

2024

24 March 2024

Multidimensional Approaches to Global Malnutrition & Hunger Skill Development Workshop

Dr. El-Kour & Prof. Herrera-Cuenca presented at the virtual conference "Dietitians & Nutritionists for Global Health: Making a Difference"

Online

14 April 2024

AI & Nutrition: Has the Inflection Point Arrived?

Virginial Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (VAND) 95th Annual Educational Conference

Dr. El-Kour will be presenting on:

Festival Conference Center, 1301 Carrier Dr., Harrisonburg, VA. 22807

August 2024

Integrative Reality: Future of AI & Psychology​

APA Convention 2024

Dr. El-Kour will be presenting on:

Seattle & Virtual

7 October 2024

250. The Economics of Hunger: Addressing the Interplay Between Poverty, Equity, Hunger and Diets​

Dr. El-Kour will attend FNCE 2024 & moderate a spotlight session as Chair of the Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group

Minneapolis, MN

MY PUBLICATIONS

 

Peer-Reviewed     Abstracts

 

Books & Chapters

 

 

Scientific Journals

 

Professional Reviews

 

Multi-Media Publications

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