Biography

Dr .Manal Badrasawi, was born in Nablus I 1977. She is married and has two daughters. Dr. Badrasawi earned her PhD in clinical nutrition in 2016 from the National university of Malaysia. She worked for two years as assistant professor at Palestine polytechnic university 2016-2018. Currently she is working as a lecturer in Nutrition and food technology department at An-Najah National University at Faculty of Agriculture and vet medicine, in both the undergraduate and postgraduate programs

She managed to publish several research papers in international journals, and

participated in many conferences (local and international conferences)

Research interest

 

  1. Older adults health (Gerontology) with main focus on cognitive function and its relationship with nutrition and diet.
  2. Development and improvement of  databases and resources about Palestinian Food, such as Palestinian food composition tables, to be used as tools in research and educational program
  3. Development of educational books and publications in Arabic language adapting Palestinian food culture, Concern about the dietary management of chronic diseases such as Diabetes, GI diseases and kidney diseases to provide trusted and reliable references for the patients and health workers.
  4. Using new technological method ( smartphone Apps and websites)  in dietary assessment and dietary  education to enhance the practices and improve the knowledge related to nutrition field
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Education
Institution
National university of Malaysia
Country
Malaysia
Degree
PhD
Faculty
health Sciences
Department
nutrition and dietetic
Thesis
Effect of L-carnitine supplementation on frailty status among prefrail elderly in Malaysia
Speciality
Clinical nutrition
Sub speciality
geriatric health
Duration
2012 - 2016
Institution
National University of Malaysia
Country
Malaysia
Degree
MSc
Faculty
Health Science
Department
Nutrition and dietetic
Thesis
Effect of talbinah food consumption on depressive symptoms among institutionalized elderly people in long term care facilities, randomized controlled clinical trial.
Speciality
clinical nutrition
Sub speciality
geriatric health
Duration
2010 - 2012
Institution
Al-Najah National university
Country
Palestine
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Pharmacy
Department
pharmacy
Thesis
not available
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
1994 - 2000
Employment History
Country
Palestine
Institution
Al Najah National University
Position/Job Description
Lecturer
Period
Dec. 11, 2018 - Until Now
Country
Palestine
Institution
Palestine Polytechnic University
Position/Job Description
Assistant professor
Period
Dec. 11, 2016 - Dec. 11, 2018
Publications