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Dima Kreidieh

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Dima Kreidieh


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Nutrition & Dietetics


d.kraydeyeh@bau.edu.lb


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Beirut


Dima Kreidieh

Lecturer


Graduated from Saint Joseph University (USJ) in 2008 with a M.Sc. Degree in Human Nutrition and pursuing a PhD in Biochemistry since 2015. Before joining BAU I worked as clinical dietitian in a private clinic, Hariri clinical centers and a food safety consultant at Goodies catering. I joined the faculty of Health Sciences at BAU in 2011. Currently serving as a lecturer at the department of Nutrition and dietetics in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Through the nutrition and dietetics clinic, I contribute to community services.

 

Google Scolar Citations = 142; H-index=7

Teaching

Teaching several courses including Nutrition in Metabolic Disorders, Advanced Topics in Nutrition, Nutrition and Non-Communicable Diseases, Healthcare Law and Bioethics, Principles of Nutrition, Therapeutic Nutrition Practicum, Therapeutic Nutrition Lab I and II, Pediatric clinical Nutrition (postgrad) and Advanced clinical Nutrition LAB (postgrad).

Courses

Fall Courses

  • Meal & Diet Planning Lec & LAB (3 credits)
  • Principles of Nutrition (2 credits)
  • Sports Nutrition (3 credits)
  • Nutrition therapeutic II LAB (2 credits)
  • Nutrition & Non communicable diseases (2 credits)
  • Advanced clinical Nutrition LAB (1 credit) (Master course)

Spring Courses

  • Special Topics in Nutrition (2 credits)
  • Principles of Nutrition (2 credits)
  • Nutrition therapeutic II LAB (2 credits)
  • Healthcare Profession and Bioethics (1 credit)
  • Therapeutic Nutrition Practicum (4 credits)
  • Inter-Professional Education (2 credits)
  • Pediatric clinical Nutrition ( 3 credits) (Master course)

Activities

Working as a dietitian in the BAU clinic for nutritional and weight management.

Publications

  1. How valuable is cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with severe obesity undergoing bariatric surgery?Itani L, El Masri D, Kreidieh D, Tannir H, El Ghoch M. Intern Emerg Med. 2020.
  2. Association between reduced daily steps and sarcopenic obesity in treatment-seeking adults with obesity. Kreidieh D, Itani L, El Masri D, Tannir H, El Ghoch M. Front. Endocrinol. 2020.
  3. The Impact of Sarcopenic Obesity on Health-Related Quality of Life in Treatment-Seeking Patients with Obesity. Itani L, Kreidieh D, El Masri D, Tannir H, El Ghoch M. Curr Diabetes Rev. 2020.
  4. Association Between Sarcopenic Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.Khadra D, Itani L, Chebaro Y, Obeid M, Jaber M, Ghanem R, Ayton A, Kreidieh D, El Masri D, Kimura A, Tannir H, El Ghoch M.  Curr Cardiol Rev. 2020.
  5. Sarcopenic Obesity Predicts Early Attrition in Treatment-Seeking Patients with Obesity: A Longitudinal Pilot Study. Kreidieh D, Itani L, Tannir H, El Masri D, El Ghoch M. J Cardiovasc Dev Dis. 2020 Jan 27;7(1).
  6. Validation of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure in treatment-seeking adults with overweight and obesity: Measured versus estimated. Itani L, Tannir H, Kreidieh D, El Masri D, El Ghoch M. J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol. 2020 Jan 18;27(1):e32-e47.
  7. Understanding sarcopenic obesity in terms of definition and health consequences: a clinical review. Nezameddin R, Itani L, Kreidieh D, El Masri D, Tannir H, El Ghoch M. Curr Diabetes Rev. 2020
  8. Predictive Equations based on Body Composition for Resting Energy Expenditure estimation in adults with obesity. El Masri D, Itani L, Kreidieh D, Tannir H, El Ghoch M.  Curr Diabetes Rev. 2019
  9. Reduction of Resting Energy Expenditure and Sarcopenic Obesity in Adults with Overweight and Obesity: A Brief Report. Tannir H, Kreidieh D, Itani L, El Masri D, El Ghoch M.  Curr Diabetes Rev. 2019.
  10. Is body fat percentage a good predictor of menstrual recovery in females with Anorexia Nervosa after weight restoration? A systematic review and exprolatory and selective meta-analysis. Traboulsi S, Itani L, Tannir H, Kreidieh D, El Masri D, El Ghoch M.  J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol. 2019.
  11. Association Between Smoking Hookahs (Shishas) and Higher Risk of Obesity: A Systematic Review of Population-Based Studies. Baalbaki R, Itani L, El Kebbi L, Dehni R, Abbas N, Farsakouri R, Awad D, Tannir H, Kreidieh D, El Masri D, El Ghoch M. . J. Cardiovasc. Dev. Dis. 2019, 6, 23.
  12. Association between sarcopenic obesity and higher risk of type 2 diabetes in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Khadra D, Itani L, Tannir H, Kreidieh D, El Masri D, El Ghoch M. . World Journal of Diabetes 2019.
  13. Body composition in adolescents and young adults with anorexia nervosa: A clinical review. Tannir H, Itani L, Kreidieh D, El Masri D, Traboulsi S, El Ghoch M. .Curr Rheumatol Rev. 2019
  14. Nutritional Knowledge and Dietary Practice in Elite 24-Hour Ultramarathon Runners: A Brief Report. Citarella R, Itani L, Intini V, Zucchinali G, Scevaroli S, Kreidieh D, Tannir H, El Masri D, and El Ghoch M. Sports. 2019.
  15. Lifestyle Modification in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Dietary and Physical Activity Recommendations Based on Evidence.Chehade L, Jaafar ZA, El Masri D, Zmerly H, Kreidieh D, Tannir H, Itani L, El Ghoch M. Curr Rheumatol Rev. 2019.
  16. Reduced Lean Body Mass and Cardiometabolic Diseases in Adult Males with Overweight and Obesity: A Pilot Study. Khazem S; Itani L, Kreidieh D, El Masri D, Tannir H, Citarella R, El Ghoch, M.  Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health  2018, 15, 2754.
  17. Health-Related Quality of Life in treatment-seeking Arab patients with Obesity. Kreidieh D, El Masri H, Itani L, El Ghoch M. 1st International Conference on Urban Health & Wellbeing UHWB 2018.
  18. Long-Term Weight-Loss Lifestyle Modification Programme in a Patient with Severe Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Obesity: A Case Report. El Masri D, Kreidieh D, Tannir H, Itani L, El Ghoch M.  Reports 2018, 1, 21.
  19. Strong association between sarcopenic obesity, type 2 diabetes and hypertension in treatment-seeking adult females with overweight and obesity. Kreidieh D, Itani L, El Masri D, Tannir H, Citarella R, El Ghoch M. J. Cardiovasc. Dev. Dis. 2018.
  20. The Association between Body Mass Index and Health-Related Quality of Life in Treatment-Seeking Arab Adults with Obesity. Itani L, Calugi S, Dalle Grave R, Kreidieh D, El Kassas G, El Masri D, Tannir H, Harfoush A, El Ghoch M. Med Sci (Basel). 2018 Mar 13;6(1).
  21. Validation of an Arabic Version of the Obesity-Related Wellbeing (ORWELL 97) Questionnaire in Adults with Obesity. Itani L, Calugi S, Kreidieh D, El Kassas G, El Masri D, Tannir H, Dalle Grave R, Harfoush A, El Ghoch M. Current Diabetes Reviews 2017.
  22. Long-term lifestyle modification programs for overweight and obesity management in Arab countries: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Kreideh, D., Itani, L., El Kassas, G., El Masri, D., Calugi, S., Dalle Grave, R., El Ghoch, M. Current Diabetes Reviews. 2017