Dissertations

Dissertation: Atika Khalaf

2014-04-2513:00 Hall “Karolina”, Floor 2, Widerströmska Huset, Tomtebodavägen 18ACampus Solna

"Nutrition, Weight Status and Physical Activity in Saudi Arabia – with Special Focus on Women"

ACADEMIC DISSERTATION
For the degree of PhD at Karolinska Institutet
by Atika Khalaf

Main supervisor:
Associate Professor Vanja Berggren
Karolinska Institutet, Department of
Public Health Sciences, Global Health
Stockholm, Sweden

Co-supervisors:
Professor Hazzaa M. Al-Hazzaa
College of Education and Obesity Research Chair, King Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Professor Staffan Bergström
Karolinska Institutet, Department of
Public Health Sciences, Global Health
Stockholm, Sweden

Professor Albert Westergren
School of Health and Society,
Kristianstad University
Kristianstad, Sweden

Associate Professor Örjan Ekblom
Åstrand Laboratory of Work Physiology, The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences
Stockholm, Sweden

Opponent:
Professor Zillyham Rojas
University of Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Examination board:
Professor Emeritus Stephan Rössner
Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicin, Division of overweight
Stockholm, Sweden

Associate Professor Elisabeth Crang-Svalenius
Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University
Lund, Sweden

Associate Professor Eva Nissen
Karolinska Institutet,
Department of Women's and Children's Health
Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm

Global HealthNutritionPublic Health