Abdishakur Abdulle confirmed as PHTT 2015 speaker

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Abdishakur Abdulle has been confirmed as a speaker for PHTT 2015!

Dr. Abdishakur Abdulle serves as Associate Director of the Public Health Research Center at New York University Abu Dhabi. Dr. Abdulle is a Harvard Global Clinical Scholar in Epidemiology and Clinical Trials and earned his PhD from the University of Central Lancashire, UK. He also holds a Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management from Australia.

His main research interests include understanding global disparities in the epidemiology and biochemical markers of chronic diseases and obesity. He is also interested in identifying innovative and interdisciplinary strategies in the prevention and intervention of childhood obesity. Dr. Abdulle has published over 50 original manuscripts in peer reviewed international journals and serves as a reviewer for many international journals.

His talk at PHTT 2015 will be based on the prevalence and potential determinants of childhood obesity in the UAE.

We look forward to meeting Dr. Abdulle and hope you will be there too!