Zeina El Ali

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Zeina El Ali

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Nutrition and Dietetics

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Zeina El Ali

Assistant Professor

ORCID:  0000-0002-3841-0545

Zeina El-Ali received her B.S Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics in 2006 and her M.Sc. Degree in Clinical Nutrition in 2009, both from the Holly Spirit University of Kaslik. She earned her PhD degree in Biology in 2022 from Beirut Arab University. In 2012 she was  appointed as a lectuer  in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Beirut Arab University- Tripoli branch. In 2022 she was promoted to assistant professor in Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Beirut Arab University- Tripoli branch .She worked previously as clinical dietician in several nutrition clinics and hospitals accross Lebanon.


Fall courses

  • Human Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Community Health
  • Meal and diet planning
  • Nutrition and non-communicable diseases
  • Sports Nutrition

Spring courses

  • Basic Nutrition
  • Healthcare law and Bioethics
  • Nutrition Education
  • Community Nutrition
  • Therapeutic Nutrition practicum
  • Therapeutic Nutrition I


El-Ali, Z; Ziade, F; Zmerly, H; and Bissar, N (2022).  Interleukin-16 rs4778889 polymorphism and its interaction with interleukin-10 rs1800896 polymorphism increase the risk for knee osteoarthritis in the lebanese population. BAU Journal - Health and Wellbeing: Vol. 4: Iss. 2, Article 8. DOI: 10.54729/UPGP4920


El-Ali, Z., El-Kassas, G., Ziade, F. M., Shivappa, N., Hébert, J. R., Zmerly, H., & Bissar, N. (2021). Evaluation of circulating levels of Interleukin-10 and Interleukin-16 and dietary inflammatory index in Lebanese knee osteoarthritis patients. Heliyon, 7(7), e07551.



El- Kassas G, Itani L, Ali ZE (2015) Obesity Risk Factors among Beirut Arab University Students in Tripoli-Lebanon. J Nutr Food Sci 5: 421.

Research Interests

Nutrition and inflammatory diseases, inflammatory effect of the diet, effect of the interaction between dieatry and genetic factors on health.


Running the Nutrition & Dietetics Clinic at Beirut Arab University-Tripoli campus as a community service center.