Rasha Hammad, a clinical nutritionist from Amman, Jordan, has been awarded Board Certification by the American Association of Bariatric Counselors (AABC). After completing a specialized fellowship training and education program in bariatric science she was recently credentialed as a Board Certified, Bariatric Counselor (CBC).
Ms. Hammad completed her professional training in Nutrition and Dietetics, at Hashemite University in Jordan. Currently, she is an integral member of the multidisciplinary bariatric surgery team at the Specialized Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Center in Amman, Jordan.
She provides personalized assessment and counseling for patients pre and post bariatric surgery. Although has counseled more than one thousand bariatric patients, she recognizes the importance of the individual and customizing their treatment plans.
Recognition of the obesity pandemic and the need for specialized training in Bariatric Science led to her fellowship with AABC. Because of her commitment to bariatric care and public health AABC awarded her an academic scholarship. Her professional accomplishments and clinical experience will help fulfill the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related disorders.