Ghada A. Soliman

10/1981-12/1987 MD  Cairo University School of Medicine, Egypt.
6/1990-12/1994 PhD  Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, USA.
Minor: Microbiology and Immunology.
Dissertation topic “Effects of dietary fatty acid saturation and chain length on
the regulation of Very Low Density Lipoprotein (VLDL) metabolism".
Dissertation Advisor: Donald J.  McNamara, Ph.D.

Licence, Certifications, Rregistration:

6/2013 Certificate of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
12/12/2012 LMNT Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist, State of Nebraska, (# 1075)
6/2011 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management-Level II
Commission on Dietetic Registration.
3/10/2010 RD Registered Dietitian,
Commission on Dietetic Registration(# 1024375)
7/2010 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management-Level I
Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Postdoctoral and internship training:

1/1995-12/1995 Postdoctoral Research Associate. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Department of Nutritional Sciences. Mentors: Maria-Luz Fernandez, Ph.D. and Donald J. McNamara, Ph.D.
1/1996-9/2002 Postdoctoral Fellow. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Pediatrics, Department of Surgery, and Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology, Department of Medicine.
9/2008-6/2009 Dietetic Internship. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2008-2009.

Ghada A. Soliman

Associate Professor

Graduate Program Director


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    Social, and Behavior Health
    College of Public Health
    University of Nebraska Medical