Dr. Reema Fayez TayyemProfessor
The University of Jordan, Jordan
Ph.D. in Clinical Nutrition from The University of Jordan, Jordan
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Professor Reema Tayyem obtained her BSc in biochemistry and MSc and PhD in Human Nutrition from University of Jordan. Professor Tayyem joined Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Department in 2001 at the Hashemite University and moved to Nutrition and Food Technology Dept. at the University of Jordan in 2016. Professor Tayyem served as Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Department chair and assistant dean at the Hashemite University for about 8 years. She got UNESCO-L Oreal Fellowship for Young Women in Life Sciences–2005. She performed her postdoc study at UCSD Cancer Center/University of California, San Diego/CA/USA. Professor Tayyem taught many courses in nutrition for undergraduate and graduate students. She got research funding from different agencies inside and outside Jordan. Her main research interest is nutrition and dietary patterns associated with chronic diseases including cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.
Professor Tayyem attended many international, regional and national conferences and workshops. She serves or has served on the Editorial Boards of many Journals. She has published more than 100 papers in peer- reviewed journals. Professor Tayyem is now the Editor in Chief for Pakistan Journal of Nutrition and The President of Jordanian Dietetics Association. Also, she registered 2 patents in nutrition field.