CName Abdulaziz M. A. Al-Othman
Dean of the Preparatory Year
Associate Prof. of Clinical Nutrition
Consultant of Dietetics
College of Applied Medical Sciences
? Ph.D. in Clinical Nutrition (Pediatrics), Child Life and Health, College Qualifications
of Medicine, Edinburgh University, UK
? Member of many national and university committees in different
professional activities, i.e. Clinical Nutrition, Research, Curriculum
development and educational planning. Referee for some academic
committees in higher education, higher committee for health college
? Record of progression to positions of wide-ranging responsibility and
? Extensive background in recent administrative skills of staff and
? Skilled in training, development and mentoring using up to date
technology and skills.
? Successful record in providing personal relations and professional
? Extensive experience in media i.e
? Writer and Editor of a weekly page on health and nutrition on Al-Watan
Newspaper (2006- 2007).
? Editor of a weekly page on health and nutrition on Al-Jazeerah Newspaper
? Editor and supervisor of health pages in Manarat Magazine (2004 – Now).
? Health Consultant for LahaOnLine Website
Learning and Teaching Development and Technology
Childrens’ Health and Feeding Problems
Assessment of Growth and Development of Children
Health Administration Main Interests Communication Skills Development
Metabolic Disorders and Diet
Research Development in Health Specialities
Degree Ph.D. Education
Year July 1998
From University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Year January 1994
From King Saud University
Year April 1985
From King Saud University
? Member of the Saudi Autistic Association 2006 Membership of
? Member of King Saud Uuniversity staff club 2005/2006 Committees ? Member, National Commission for E learning and Distance learning.
Ministry of Higher Education, 2005.
? Member, Clinical Nutrition Committee, Saudi Commission For Health
Specialties (SCFHS), 2003- 2007.
? Member, of the Main Committee for Students Admission for Health
Colleges, KSU, 2000- Present.
? Member, M.S.c program Committee, CAMS, 2002- Present.
? Chairman, Curriculum Development Committee, College of Applied
Medical Sciences, 2004 -2005.
? Member of CAMS examination committee. 2000-2002
? Member of the CAMS council 1999-2000
? Member of the departmental appointment committee. 2001-2003
? Member of CAMS computer services 2002
? Chairman of internship committee 1999-2004
? Chairman of the CAMS academic committee 2005Chairman of the
departmental appointment committee. 2004-2005
? Member of the master of clinical nutrition program admission
? Vice Chairman, Students Activities Department, Deanship of Student
Affaires, KSU, (7 Years).
? Member of the Students Fund, KSU (3 Years)
? Developing Curriculum of Clinical Nutrition Program for BSc , MSc,
and PhD, 1998 – Present
? Academic Consultant for College of Applied Medical College, King
Abdulaziz University 2005
? Supervisor and examiner of master students in clinical nutrition, 2000-
- Country representative of Saudi Arabia for the American Overseas Professional
Dietetic Association (AODA) 2006- Present. - Riyadh Dietetic Club (Chairman) 2002 - Present - Nutrition Society- UK Affiliations
- American Dietetic Association (ADA)
- American Overseas Dietetic Association (AODA) - Saudi Association of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Riyadh
- E-Learning and Distance Learning (Exploring the Experiences of Training
some countries, and in particular Malaysia, Korea, Germany,
France, UK, and Ireland).
- Strategic Planning for Higher Education Institutions - Childerns' feeding styles, Department of child health, Glasgow,
Scotland , UK, July, Aug 2002
- Advanced in pediatric Nutrition and dietetics, (especially: Feeding
of Disabled children, Spina Bifida, nutrition and disability,
Swallowing problems) Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, Ca,
USA, 9/7 – 3/8/ 2001
- Pediatric Nutrition (Portion Sizes), Royal Hospital for Sick
Children, Edinburgh, UK, Aug – Oct 2000 - Haematological analysis (RHSC, UK) 1995
- Medical Statistics (3 months) College of Medicine, University of
- 12 courses in computer skills and using statistical programs
- Clinical Nutrition Course at College of Medicine, University of
Al-Othman, A. M. (2006) The Lead Level in Breast Milk of Saudi Women Recent
in different regions of Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia. Ain Shams Publications Medical Journal. 56: 22-26. Al-Nouri, D. M; Bakeet, Z. A; Al-Othman, A. M. (2006) The ratio
between Arachidonic Acid 20:4 (?-6) and Docosahexaenoic
Acid 22:6 (?-3) influences the growth and plasma fatty acid
profile in rabbits after weaning. The New Egyp J Med. 117-
122.Al-Othman, A. M; Reilly, J. J.; Belton, N. R. (2006)
Comparative study between young children of different
societies to evaluate the impact of feeding style on the
nutritional status. Journal of Medical Science,6(1): 12-17. Al-Othman, A. M.; Ahmed, F, Aref, Z; Orf, S; Murshed, K.(2006) Effect
of dietary supplementation of Ellataria cardamomum and
Nigella sativa on the toxicity of rancid corn oil in rats.
International Journal of Pharmacology, 2(1): 60-65. Al-Othman, A. M. (2005) Breast feeding practices in Riyadh city, Saudi
Arabia. The New Egyp J Med. 33(1): 15-23 Al-Othman, A. M.; Saeed, A. A.; Bani, I. A. and Al-Murshed, K. S.
(2002) Mothers' practices during pregnancy, lactation and care
of their children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J ,
Bani, I. A.; Saeed, A. A. and Al-Othman, A. M. (2002) Diarrhea and
Child feeding practices in Saudi Arabia. J .Public Health
Nutrition. 5 (6) :727-731
Al-Kanhal, M. A.; Al-Othman, A. M.; Ahmed, F, Aref, Z.(2002) Effect of
pure and oxidized cholesterol rich diet on some biochemical
parameter in rats. Int J Food Sci Nutr, 53(5):381-388. Al-Othman, A. M. ; Al-Qarni, S. M. and Osman, A. K. Dietary etiological
factors of nephrolithiasis among Saudi. 9th World Congress on
Clinical Nutrition. 24-26 June 2002, London , UK Al-Othman, A.M., Akmal Khan, M. and Al-Kanhal, M.A. (1997)
Nutritional evaluation of some commercial baby foods
consumed in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of
Food Sciences & Nutrition 48, 229-236.
1. 1 st Conference on the Study of Obesity in the Medical Practice 18-20 Recent
April, 2006. Al Noor Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE (Speaker) Conferences: th2. 27 AODA conference, March 23-25, 2006, Dublin , Ireland 3. The Healthy Practices in Weight Reduction, Prince Salman Center, 2006 4. Common wrong misconception in Nutrition, Prince Salman Center, 2006 5. Complementary Medicine: Evidence Based Treatments. Arab Health
2005, 12-13, Feb 2005. Dubai, UAE. (Attendance). 6. Symposium On Nutritional Care in Medicine 21-24 Feb (2005) Tabuk.
Common Nutritional Disorders. (Main Speaker). 7. Symposium On Nutritional Care in Medicine 21-24 Feb (2005) Tabuk.
Childhood Obesity. (Main Speaker).
8. 3rd International Symposium on Update on Clinical & Community
Nutrition (2004). Does feeding styles have an impact on nutritional
status of young children? A comparative study between two
different societies, KSA and UK. (Speaker). 9. 1st International Symposium and Workshop on Autism and Related ththDevelopment Disorders. 27 – 29 Sept 2004. King Faisal
Convention Centre, Riyadh Intercontinental Hotel. (Organizing
10. Diabetic Day 2004. Community Service Program, 15-18/10/1425H (28
Nov- 1 Dec 2004G). King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Riyadh.
(Speaker and coordinator).
11. Update on Clinical Nutrition, Security Forces Hospital. (2004). Iron
Intake and IDA Among Saudi Children. (Speaker). 12. Update on Clinical Nutrition, Security Forces Hospital. (2004). Using of
NLP in Weight Control. (Speaker).
13. Update on Clinical Nutrition, Security Forces Hospital. (2004).
(Chairman of the Scientific committee)
14. Obesity and Diabetes: A Regional Epidemic. Arab Health 2004. 19 Jan,
2004. Dubai, UAE. (Attendance).
15. Pediatric Nutrition Symposia (2003). Infant Feeding. King Khalid
University Hospital, Riyadh. (Main Speaker).
16. National Symposium on Nutrition (Monday 22
ndth Shaban 1423, 28 Oct
2002). Review in Pediatric Nutrition (Early Feeding and Metabolic
Disorders). King Saud Hospital. Unayzah, SA, (2002) (Main
17. Diabetes Care 2002- Working Together for Prevention & Control.
ththMarch 5 and 6 2002 at King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital in
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Chairman of the Scientific Committee).
18. The Cancer Conference October. 2002 at King Faisal Specialist
Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
19. International Health Day, Saudi German Hospital Riyadh 2002. (Main
20. 2nd International Symposium on Update on Clinical & Community
Nutrition 15 October (2002). Physical Activity Among Obese
Attending A Weight Control Clinic (Speaker).
21. International health day. (2000). Good Nutrition and its impact on
health. Diplomatic quarter. (Speaker).
st22. The 1 symposium of health education and training (2000). Military
Hospital. Riyadh. Use of Database in developing learning at
College of Applied Medical Sciences. (Main Speaker). 23. Symposia (Iron deficiency, Problem and solutions), Department of
Nutrition, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, S A (2000). Iron deficiency
anemia in children. (Main Speaker).
? Many conference and workshops in E learning and distance Symposia and
learning in the last two years. Workshops nd? 2 Diabetic Diet Course, 25 Safar 1426 (04 April 2005). Diabetes Center, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Riaydh.
(Speaker 2 lectures)
st? 1 Diabetic Diet Course, 12-23 Rabi' I 1425H (1-12 May 2004).
Diabetes Center, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Riaydh.
(Speaker 2 lectures)
? National Training Course on Lead Poisoning (8.10.2003).
Ministry of Health and WHO. Prince Salman Hospital. Riyadh.
Determination of Lead in Mothers’ Milk in Riyadh, and it’s
Relation to Their Nutritional Attitudes. (Main Speaker and
member of the recommendation committee).
? Sport Medicine Course 7/11/1425H(19/12/2004G). Prince Faisal
Bin Fahad Hospital, Riyadh. Does Nutrition Important for
? Update in Clinical Nutrition Symposium. March 2004 at Security
Forces Hospital Program. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Speaker). ? Organizing committee of the university and society weeks University and
? Participating in health awareness weeks since 1988 Community
? Organizing and managing awareness of drug abuse activities Service ? Presenting lectures to the public in the field of clinical nutrition in hospitals, centres, and universities .