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Student Projects

Students Projects 2018-2019: 

1. Impact of Nutrition Education Intervention on Salt/Sodium-related Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of University of Sharjah Students
Students: Rameez M. Al-Daour, Fatima Maidan, Amna Alahmed, Shaikha Qarata, Sara Alwatani, Radhiya Rashid.
Supervisors: Dr. Leila Cheikh Ismail, Ms. Mona Hashim

2. Influence of home food environment on eating behaviors, nutritional status, and academic achievement of adolescents in UAE
Students: Asmaa Barakji, Shouq Furany, Aisha Khan, Zaina Alshaikh, Faaiza Sadiq, Rahab Sohail.
Supervisors: Dr. Hadia Radwan, Dr. Haydar Hasan

3. The Relation Between Dietary Intake and Anthropometric Indices with the Severity of Depressive Symptoms among UoS Students.
Students: Asma hasan Althawadi, Sabeeka Hamdan, Latifa Aldoy, Muath Alnajem, Fatema Engineer, Raneem Mandour, Sara Talaat.
Supervisors: Dr. Hadia Radwan, Dr. MoezAlIslam Faris

4. Relationship between Sleep Disturbances and Stress with Dietary Intake and Anthropometric Measures Among University of Sharjah Students: A Cross-sectional Study.
Students: Amera Al Mast, Raneen Tenbakji, Hiba Mohamed, Linda Khalaf, Shahad Raad, Hind Abu Younis.
Supervisors: Dr. Leila Cheikh Ismail, Dr. MoezAlIslam Faris         

5. Risk of Eating Disorders, Sleep Disturbances and Stress among UOS College Students: A Cross-sectional Study.
Students: Ayah Alnimer, Najat Tarek, Maram al Ali, Sara Atheel, Enas Amer, Marianna Draghmeh.
Supervisors: Dr. MoezAlIslam Faris, Dr. Leila Cheikh Ismail

6. Coinciding Prevalence of Malnutrition & Obesity/ Overweight among inpatients in Al Qassimi Hospital, Sharjah.
Students: Heba Ezzi, Haya Khalaf, Sara Sweid, Sondos Khattab, Shaima Alassaf, Jana Qasim.
Supervisors: Ms. Mona Hashim, Dr. Leila Cheikh Ismail.

7. Health self-perception and its association with weight control measures, body image and nutritional status among college students.
Students: Fatma Al Majid, Fatma Al Hilo, Rahaf Mohammed, Shooq Al Shaikh, Asma Al Qassimi, Hajer Aboubaker.
Supervisors: Dr. Haydar Hasan, Dr. Hadia Radwan   

8. Microbiological Quality of Sponges Used in Kitchens in UOS Students Dorms. 
Students: Rawan Adnan, Kelaithim Abdulla, Noora Adel, Moza Almansoori, Najla Alowais Klaithem Mohammed.
Supervisors: Dr. Tareq Osaili, Dr. Reyad Obaid.  

9. Is there a relationship between food addiction, depression and body adiposity in a group of healthy adult college students in the University of Sharjah.
Students: Zaina Kalaji, Ola Sunjaq, Mariam Abdelsamia, Haneen Khanfar, Reema Ziad Noumah Mohammad.
Supervisors: Dr. MoezAlIslam Faris, Dr. Hadia Radwan

10. The Efficiency of Commonly Used Hygiene Practices to Disinfect Household Sponges.
Students: Israa A. Jaber, Sara Kittaneh, Hessa Al-Zahmi, Maryam Al-Khateri, Alia Al-Ketbi, Amna Al Abdullah.     
Supervisors: Dr. Reyad Obaid, Dr. Tareq Osaili        


Students Projects 2017-2018:
 

1. Patterns of Dietary Supplements Use in Relation to BMI and Physical Activity Among Adults
Students: Arhum Shabir, Lateefa Ghanem, Alia Saeed, Fatima Khalifa, Ghadeer Abdulla  Supervisors: Dr. Hadia Radwan, Dr. Haydar Hasan

2. Prevalence and correlates of complementary alternative medicine use among diabetic patients in UAE : A cross-sectional study
Students: Azhar Elkrewi, Hajer Kunyali, Dania Jukaku, Sarah Amer, Mahbuba Hassan
Supervisors: Dr. Hadia Radwan, Dr. Haydar Hasan

3. Knowledge, attitudes and practices toward the role of dietary and lifestyle behaviors in Breast Cancer

Students: Nour Al-Rabie, Rama Chouihna, Hana Mohammed, Lamya Juhati, Osaima Al Sabbagh
Supervisors: Dr. Hadia Radwan, Dr. Moez Al Islam Faris

4. Feeding Behavior and Physical Status of Children and Adolescents with Down syndrome

Students: Hira Naveed, Huda Maklai, Menna Mahmoud, Noor Hamadeh, Tooba Asif 
Supervisors: Prof. Tareq Osaili, Prof. Reyad Shaker 

5. Assessing the Knowledge of Families on Food Wastage in the UAE 

Students: Russul Alqutub, Rawya Akkila, Ahlam Dawoud, Ala Habil, Serin Duhair
Supervisors: Prof. Tareq Osaili, Prof. Reyad Shaker 

6. Assessing Oxidative Stress and Inflammation and their Relation to Dietary and Lifestyle Habits using Salivary Biomarkers in Healthy Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study

Students: Joud Alsibai, Yasmin Hindawi, Aliaa Al Skouti, Shamma Almohier, Lin Tabakh
Supervisors: Dr. Leila Cheikh Ismail, Dr. Moez Al Islam Faris

7.
 Anti-tumor effect of lentils using in-vitro cell lines

Students: Lama  Tabasha, Marah Abbas, Layan Alsayed, Sondos Azaz, Sarah Aldosarey
Supervisors: Dr. Moez Al Islam Faris, Dr. Haydar Abbas 

8. Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes toward the Use of Dietary Supplements

Students: Sharifa Alamiri, Maram Jamal, Jawaher Aldossary, Fatema Bumetaia
Supervisors: Dr. Moez Al Islam Faris, Ms. Mona Hashim 

9. Assessment of salt intake and attitudes among University of Sharjah Community 

Students: Dina Ali, Sheima Saleh, Nada Jawish, Dyana Kdsi, Maysaa Bekdache, Hiba Albaghli 
Supervisors: Dr. Leila Cheikh Ismail, Ms. Mona Hashim 

10. Social and psychological factors affecting food intake of medical and non-medical students in University City, Sharjah

Students: Dalal Nader, Hanoof Alrayis, Shaikha Hamdan, Lojain Elbarag, Nouf Sultan
Supervisors: Dr. Leila Cheikh Ismail, Prof. Tareq Osaili"
 

Student Achievements 2017-2018: 

The below are prizes won by CND students participating with their research posters in local competitions:

1. Second Place Winner in the Poster Competition of the 12th Dubai International Food Safety Conference (DIFSC 2018) for their poster: Knowledge, attitudes and practices of college students regarding the use of dietary supplements. Dubai, October 2018

2. Third Place Winner in the poster the Poster Competition of the 12th Dubai International Food Safety Conference (DIFSC 2018) for their poster: Anti-tumor activity of extracts of lentils (lens culinaris) fractions against human breast cancer cell line MCF-7. Dubai, October 2018.

3. Third Place winner for poster competition in Dubai Nutrition Conference 2017 for the student research project " Knowledge, Attitudes and intention of breastfeeding among university students." October    -Dubai October2017

4. First Place winner competition in the Public Health & Nutrition Research Forum 2017. For the student research project" Effectiveness of School-based Nutritional Intervention and Lifestyle Modifications among Obese School  Children on February 22-23 , 2017- Dubai.

5. Third Place winner for poster competition in The First Dubai International Conference on Applied Nutrition. Dubai in 7 - 8 November 2016. "Menu labeling Implementation in Dine-in Restaurants: The Public's Knowledge, Attitude and Practices".

6. First Place winner –Sanofi Poster Competition in College of Health Sciences for the student research project-2015 for the research titled "Parental Factors and Mass Media Influences on the Onset of Eating Disorders among University Students in University City- Sharjah"

7. Fourth place winner in student poster competition at Dubai International Food Safety Conference  for the research titled  "Dubai Food Code 2014: Recent Regulations for Food Establishments and Food Industry"