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Dr. Refaat Hegazi

  • Graduate of Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt in 1989
  • Master’s of Occupational Health and Industrial Medicine, Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt in 1995
  • Master of Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh in 1998
  • PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health University of Pittsburgh in 2002
  • Post-Doctoral fellowship in Gastrointestinal immunology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2006
  • Certified by the American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialist in 2001
  • In 2006, joined the Clinical Faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Joined Abbott Nutrition as Medical Director of Adult Nutrition in February 2009
  • His research was funded by both the Cancer Research Foundation of America and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
  • Authored over 52 publications and five book chapters
  • Specially interested in the interaction between nutrition and immune responses
  • Reviewer of esteemed journals like the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Medicine, Medicine, World Journal of Gastroenterology, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, Nutrients and BMC Gastroenterology.