MY SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS

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

 

2018

Recipient of Division 52 - Psi Chi International Conference Travel Grant Award. American Psychological Association Convention. Click here

2018

Recipient of The Michael R. Neal Legacy Award, Fielding  Graduate University

2018

Country Representative Star Award. International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (IAAND)

2018

El-Kour T., Hogg, JL., and Sewell, D. "Is Facebook the Message of Nutrition Misinformation." American Psychological Association Convention. Poster Honorable Mention: Region of North American. Division 52. International Psychology. Student-First-Authored Poster Contest

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My

Awards

& Honors

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

My Grants

&

Fellowships

2018

Recipient of Middle East Dietetics Needs Assessment Policy Grant from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation. Click here

2018

Recipient of Division 52 - Psi Chi International Conference Travel Grant Award. American Psychological Association Convention. Click here

2018

Recipient of KERI Grant Award. Click here

2017

Recipient of the Worldwide Network for Gender Empowerment Research Fellowship. Click here

2017

American Psychological Association International Travel Award. Click here

2017

Speakers Bureau Grant by the Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Click here

2003

First International Nutritionist/Dietitian Fellowship by the American 

Dietetic Association. Click here

Languages

English 
 

Arabic
 

French
 

Spanish

2003

My

Scholarships

2018

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

2016

Recipient of the Wagenheim Endowed Scholarship for International Doctoral Students at Fielding Graduate University

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 at Tufts Medical Center

2003

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

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

 

My

Presentations

2021

2021

2020

2020

2020

 “Humanitarian Leadership:

The Case of Syria.”

Invited guest speaker at Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

 

Class NUTR 0329/D234 on Humanitarian Leadership:

The Political and Policy Challenges of Being in Charge.

 

Boston, USA

"Digital Behavior Interventions in Augmented Reality Versus Non-Augmented Reality Contexts: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Speaker.

” Fielding Graduate University Virtual Poster Presentation during Winter Session.

 

 

USA, VIrtual

"Strategizing Digitalization in Practice: Luxury or Necessity?

 

Speaker.

14th Dubai International Food Safety Conference 2020.

ILSI Scientific Symposium

 

 

Dubai, UAE. Virtual

Use of Technology to Build Resilience in Food Systems"

 

Panelist.

14th Dubai International Food Safety Conference 2020.

ILSI Scientific Symposium Dubai, UAE. Virtual.

 

Dubai, UAE

"Disrupting the Health System Cycle: Re-Imagining AI's Role for Psyche-Smart Practice"

Session Speaker as part of the Symposium entitled “Strategizing AI in Psychology Practice: Luxury or Necessity?" 

 

2020 American Psychological Association Annual Convention.

Virtual.

 

My

Publications

Select Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

Jun. 2019

Kelley, K. El-Kour, T, and Jimenez, EY. “An Ounce of Prevention: Weighing the Role of the Registered Dietitian in Population Health.” 2019 The North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) Conference in Bethesda, MD.  Click here

Oct. 2018

El-Kour, T, Hogg, JL, and Sewell, D. “A Comparison of Facebook Use and Exposure to Nutrition Misinformation among Arabs according to

Body Weight.” 2018 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo™ (FNCE®) in Washington, D.C. Click here

Oct. 2018

El-Kour, T, Hogg, JL, and Sewell, D. “Food Consumption Behavior and Body Mass Index Scores Predict Exposure to Nutrition Misinformation on Facebook.” 2018 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo™ (FNCE®) in Washington, D.C. Click here

Aug. 2018  

El-Kour, T, Hogg, JL, and Sewell, D. “Is Facebook the message for nutrition misinformation.” 2018 American Psychological Association Annual Convention in San Francisco, CA.

Jul. 2018  

El-Kour, T, Hogg, JL, and Sewell, D. “Misinforming Arabs with Facebook in mind: A mixed-methods approach.” 2018 Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN. Click here

Select Books and Chapters

El-Kour, T. (co-author). Chapter 2: “Food and Nutrition Patterns” in Nutrition in Jordan, 2006. Click here

2021

M. Herrera-Cuenca and T. El-Kour. Addressing Global Hunger: Lessons Learned from Syria and Venezuela. 1st Edition. Elsevier Academic Press, Cambridge, 2020.

2020

El-Kour, T. “Nutrition Communicators Address the Global Challenge of Misinformation, Section 2 Opener in Mayfield, B (Ed.) “Communicating Nutrition: The Authoritative Guide.” Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Click here

2019

U. Das, N. Papaneophytou and T. El-Kour (Ed.). Autism 360°. 1st Edition. Elsevier Academic Press, Cambridge, 2019. 

2013 

"Profile of a Professional: Tatyana El-Kour" in  Payne-Palacio, J. R., & Canter, D. D. (2013). The profession of dietetics: A team approach. Jones & Bartlett Publishers. Click here

2012 

El-Kour, T. (author). Your Health is in Your Nutrition Book (Arabic only). National Library, 2012. ISBN 6251039000019. Click here

2010

El-Kour, T. (co-author). Chapter 2: “Food and Nutrition Patterns” in Nutrition in Jordan: Update and action plan, 2010.

2006

Select Publications

2021

El-Kour, T. Y. Digital behavior response in Augmented reality versus non-Augmented reality contexts: a randomized controlled trial. Fielding Graduate University. 2021: 235; 11535.

2019

Burgermaster, M., Wong, S. , Bateson, W., Qamar, Z., McGuirt, J., MacMillan Uribe, A., El-Kour, T., Spielmaker, A. and Stage, V. (2019). DigiTech Division: Positioning SNEB to Lead the Way in Digital Technology for Nutrition Education and Behavior Change. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 51(3), 265-266. Click here 

2019

Caiafa, K., Dewey, K.G., Michaelsen, K.F., de Pee, S., Collins, S., Rogers, B.L., El-Kour, T., Walton, S. and Webb, P., 2019. Food Aid for Nutrition: Narrative Review of Major Research Topics Presented at a Scientific Symposium Held October 21, 2017, at the 21st International Congress of Nutrition in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, p.0379572118817951. Click here

2010

El-Kour, T. A tasty mix of tradition and nutrition. Royal Jordanian magazine Royal Wings, May/June 2010; pp: 23-24.

2008

El-Kour, T. "Social Determinants of Health: Essential Knowledge for Public Health Practitioners." The Digest (peer-reviewed publication of the  Public Health and Community Nutrition practice group of AND); Winter 08: 6-7, 9.

2004

El-Kour, T.2004 Public Policy Workshop. Building Visions for the Future.” Today@MDA (peer-reviewed publication of the Massachusetts

Dietetic Association); Summer 04: 6-7.

2004

El-Kour, T.Nutrition and Public Policy: A Student’s Perspective on What We Can Do.” Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Student Scoop

(peer-reviewed publication of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics); Jan 04 (1): 6-7.

2003

Baxter, A., Highfill, B. and El-Kour, T.Nutrition and Public Policy. Action Plan for Kansas Dietetic Professionals.” KDA Communicator

(peer-reviewed publication of the Kansas Dietetic Association); May-Jun 03: 4-5.

Select Professional Review

2020

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

2020

Appointed Scientific Abstract Reviewer of the American Society for Nutrition.

2020

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

2019

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

2019

Appointed Scientific Abstract Reviewer of the American Society for Nutrition.