|Program Description :||After completing the Ph.D. program in Nutrition and Dietetics, the graduate should be able to:
1- Establish advanced scholarship in a specialty area (i.e. expertise in a least one overlapping biomedical discipline e.g. biochemistry, physiology, cell and molecular biology, food science/functional foods, epidemiology, biostatistics, medicine, etc.)
2- Demonstrate appropriate exposure to social and career-building disciplines (e.g. education, communications, information technology, technical writing, social sciences, etc.)
3- Write an original scholarly research, and effectively dissemination research findings via peer-reviewed journals.
4- Prepare and present seminar to a professional standards seminars and practical applications such as teaching.
5- Analyze and apply current research into practice and use these nutrition principles in the treatment and prevention of diseases and evaluate varying techniques and methods used in nutritional research.
6- Investigate and evaluate theories to facilitate the adoption of healthy behaviors, and assess the complex factors that influence nutritional choices
7- Articulate the significance of applied nutrition concepts and practices in terms of the challenges and current trends in the field of nutrition.
8- Solve nutrition-related problems, propose effective nutrition policies, guide new product and service development
9- Contribute through original research that extends the frontier of knowledge by developing a substantial body of work, some of which merits national or international refereed publication