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Nahil Farran

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Phone number: +961-71227880

E-mail: [email protected]

Age: 29 years old

Nationality: Lebanese


Actual address: Arryan - Riyadh 11635-Khurais road - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Permanent address: Beirut, Lebanon.

Marital status: Single









  • 2006-2007: Diploma of Superior Study Specialized in Nutrition and Food Services, Faculty of Sciences-Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • 2002-2006: Master in Animal Biology, Faculty of Sciences- Lebanese University, Beirut Lebanon.
  • 2000-2001: Baccalaureate, Life Science, High School of Notre Dame des Soeurs Antonines, Lebanon.


  • 2013 (November)- Current: Community Nutrition Promoter - Relief International.
  • 2013 (October)-2013 (November): Hygiene Promoter - Relief International- Unicef.
  • 2011 (October)-2013 (October): Clinical Dietitian at Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Group- Arryan Hospital- Riyadh- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Ø  Assess and diagnose nutritional status of patients identified at nutritional risk by nurses, or upon physician’s referral.

Ø  Develop nutrition care plans for patients based on the nutritional assessment and nutritional diagnosis and consult with physicians on appropriate nutritional intervention.

Ø  Monitor and evaluate nutrition intervention regularly to determine the need to revise the nutrition care plan.

  • 2009 (September)-2011 (August): Dietetics Internship Coordinator and Food Service Dietitian at HHUMC Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center, Saida, Lebanon.

Ø  Develop nutrition care plans for patients and improve patient’s nutritional status by consulting with physicians on appropriate nutritional interventions.

Ø  Prepare, improve and manage the Dietetic internship program.

Ø  Prepare and update the Dietetic internship manual.

Ø  Supervise all the Dietetic interns during Floor’s rotation (oncology, maternity, pediatric, dialysis, CCU, Telemetry, ICU and General Medicine) and food service rotations and act as a resource within scope of practice.

  • 2008 (October)-2009 (current): Food Service Dietitian at HHUMC Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center, Saida, Lebanon.

Ø  Establish and maintain standards of food production and service, sanitation, safety and security in the kitchen department at all time.

Ø  Compile and utilize pertinent operational data to improve efficiency and quality of food service systems.

Ø  Develop menus patterns and evaluate patient acceptance.

Ø  Ensure that HACCP standards and regulations are followed by department staff during the implementation of their protocols.

Ø  Plan a training schedule each year for the kitchen staff.

Ø  Monitor and control the service line ensuring proper implementation of policies and procedures of food production.

  • 2008 (May- September): Interviewer for a National study entitled “Behavioral Risk Factor Survey”: comparison of estimates based on cell phone interviews with face to face interviews, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

Ø  Conducting house hold interviews (different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds).

Ø  Taking anthropometric measurements (height, weight, skin fold…), blood pressure, 24 hr recall, and food frequency questionnaire.

·         2007 (May- November): 6 months training in Dietary and Kitchen department of Bahman Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon.

·         2001-2006: Teaching Secondary and Complementary, (private lessons).


·         Certificate of attending The Fourth Annual Saudi Critical Care Society Conference in Collaboration with ESICM- April 29th to May 1st, 2013, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (22 CME/PD credit Hours).

·         Certificate of attending "Carbohydrate Counting Workshop - National Diabetes Center- Riyadh-March 03rd - March 04th 2013 in Riyadh.

·         Certificate of attending The Third Critical Care Conference SCCS 2012 -The Saudi Critical Care Society- April 23rd to 25th, 2012 in Damman, Saudi Arabia, (27 CME Hours).

·         Certificate of completing a seminar on “Food Hygiene and Kitchen Safety” by Business Consultancy and Training Services, April 22, 2009.

·         Certificate in “Applied HACCP principles”, at Boecker Food Safety, July 24, 2008.

·         Maternal & Infant Nutrition, in Beirut, Lebanon, on April 28, 2007 (Lebanese Association for Nutrition & Food Sciences).

Computer skills

·         MS-Office (Word, Power point, Excel).

·         Initiation in language C.

·         Internet.


·         Arabic.                  

·         French: Fluent in written and spoken.

·         English: excellent in written and spoken.