Jumana Bashiti BSc, CP

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Jumana Bashiti BSc, CP

Jumana Bashiti earned her Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Nutrition and Dietetics-Coordinated Program (CP) with Distinction from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 2014. The program has a concentration in Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and combines theoretical and experiential learning in Nutrition and Dietetics. She received her training as part of the program at Saint George Hospital University Medical Center (SGHUMC) in Beirut, acquiring different specialties in areas such as General Medicine, Oncology, Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Care Unit, Pediatrics, OBGYN, Surgery, Renal, Geriatrics, and outpatient clinics.

Jumana moved back to Amman and joined GBMC to become a part of the multidisciplinary team of experts. Her duties at GBMC include conducting a comprehensive preoperative assessment to gather information about the patientís medical condition and eating habits. She then uses this information to tailor individualized interventions that include meal plans and nutrition education and counseling through goal setting, self-monitoring, problem solving, and self-management. She also helps patients determine strategies for behavior modification and lifestyle management to ensure successful long-term results, in addition to educating and supporting non-surgical patients as needed.

She continues her education at various conferences and seminars as well as staying up to date with the latest research in the field of clinical nutrition.