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MY INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP Roles

2022 - 2024

Member of editorial board of Nutrition Today Journal.

2022 - 2023

Chair-Elect, Early Career Psychologist (ECP) Committee of Division 52 International Psychology. American Psychological Association.

2021 - 2025

Nominated representative of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to the International Congress of Dietetic Associations (ICDA).

2020 - 2021

Chair, Division of Digital Technologies for Nutrition Education & Behavior Change of the Society for Nutrition Education & Behavior.

2020 - 2021

Immediate Past Chair, Public Health and Community Nutrition Practice Group, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2019 - 2021

Appointed Advisory Chair, Global Member Interest Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2019 - 2020

Chair, Public Health and Community Nutrition Practice Group, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2019 - 2020

Chair-Elect, Division of Digital Technologies for Nutrition Education and Behavior Change of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior.

2019 - 2020

Appointed Member, Media Representatives Program of the International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (IAAND).

2018 - 2021

Appointed Member, International Nutrition Care Process Research Outcomes Workgroup of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2018 - 2020

Appointed Member, International Representative to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process Research Outcomes Committee.

2018 - 2019

Appointed Member, International Advisory Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

2018 - 2019

Chair-Elect, Public Health and Community Nutrition Practice Group, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2018 - 2019

Founding Member, Treasurer, Division of Digital Technologies for Nutrition Education and Behavior Change of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior.

2017 - 2019

Appointed Country Representative/Jordan, International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Overseas Dietetic Association). Click here

2017 - 2018

Appointed Member, Fast Connect Committee, Division 52 of the American Psychological Association.

2017 - 2018

Appointed Planning Committee Member, Psi Chi’s Network for International Collaborative Exchange (NICE).

2016 - Present

Appointed Scientific Abstract Reviewer of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior.

2016 - 2018

Appointed Member, Diversity Committee, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

2016 - 2018

Elected Secretary, Executive Committee of Public Health and Community Nutrition Practice Group, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2016 - 2017

Appointed Member, Diversity Committee, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2015 - 2019

Appointed Scientific Abstract Reviewer of the American Society for Nutrition.

2015 - 2018

Appointed Member, Oversight Committee of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetic Practice Based Research Network. 

2015 - 2017

Appointed Scientific Reviewer of the International Communication Association.

2015 - 2016

Appointed Membership Committee Chair, Executive Committee of the Public Health and Community Nutrition Practice Group, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2013 - 2014

Appointed workgroup member, sodium project, Evidence Analysis Library of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2012

Appointed Scientific Abstract Reviewer of International Union for Cancer Control, World Cancer Congress 2012.

2011 - 2012

Appointed Scientific Member. Council on Future Practice. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Mar 2011 – Feb 2012.

2011

Appointed Scientific Member. Research Session entitled Challenges and Opportunities in Cross-Cultural Research. Global Scholar Delegation Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens, Greece.

2010 - 2016

Elected Global Member, International Union of Health Promotion and Education Board of Trustees.

2010

Appointed Scientific Abstract Reviewer for Tobacco Control, World Cancer Congress 2010.

2010

Delegate of Jordan at the Third Global Meeting of Ministry of Health Focal Points for Injury and Violence Prevention and 10th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in London, UK.

2009 - Present

Appointed Scientific Abstract Reviewer for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Exhibition.

2009 - 2011

Appointed Member, International Committee, Association for Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence.

2009 - 2010

Appointed workgroup member, Sodium project, Evidence Analysis Library of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2008 - 2009

President, American Overseas Dietetic Association.

2008 - 2009

Appointed Evidence Analysis Workgroup Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library. Sodium Evidence Analysis Project.

2007 - Present

Appointed Chair. Tufts Alumni Chapter of Jordan.

2007 - 2008

President-Elect, American Overseas Dietetic Association.

2007

Invited regional nutrition expert by the Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research in collaboration with the European Commission to contribute to “FP7 Agriculture, Food and Biotechnology Research Cooperation between the European Union and the Mediterranean Partners,” Egypt.

2007

Appointed nutrition advisor by Ministry of Health/Pakistan as for international conference "Gender Mainstreaming in Planning and Development," Pakistan.

2006 - 2007

Elected International Country Representative Program Chair, American Overseas Dietetic Association.

2006

Appointed WHO advisor for "Middle East/North Africa Regional Training Workshop to develop national capacity in nutrition planning and policy formulation," Egypt.

2005 - 2006

Appointed Scientific Reviewer, Peer Review Committee of Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group. Oncology Nutrition Connection Publication.

2005 - 2006

Appointed Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Legislative and Public Policy Advisory Committee.

2005 - 2006

Elected Conference Treasurer, American Overseas Dietetic Association.

2005

Invited Trainer. "Healthy Athletes – Healthy Bones, " Train the Trainer course presentation. First Special Olympics Middle  East/North Africa Regional Symposium. Syria.

2005

Invited Trainer "Nutrition and Hydration." First Special Olympics Middle East/North Africa Regional Symposium. Syria.

2004 - 2009

Appointed Country Representative/Jordan, American Overseas Dietetic Association.

2004 - 2005

President and co-founder, Massachusetts Student Dietetic Association.

2004

Appointed Student Public Policy Delegate, Massachusetts Dietetic Association.

2002 - 2003

Appointed Student Public Policy Delegate, Kansas Dietetic Association.

2002 - 2003

Appointed Member, Kansas State University Early Adopters Assessment and Review Committee.

2024 - 2025

Appointed 2025 APA Convention Program Co-Chair, Division 52.

2023 - 2024

Member of the global Inter-Cluster/Sector Coordination (ICSC) working group.

2024 - 2025

Member of AKU/AKDN Technical Working Group for Climate, Environment, Food Security and Health.

2024

Member of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Global Gathering Thematic Group on Health and Social Protection. 

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