PhD, Clinical Nutrition Epidemiology, Norwich Medical School, Norwich UK, Jan 2014
Thesis: Measuring Nutritional status, hydration and body composition assessment in acute stroke
MSc, Nutrition (Public Health Nutrition), The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, Dec 2015 (GPA 3.49/4)
B.A, Biochemistry, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana (GPA 3.09/4)
High School Diploma, Ramallah Friends Schools (Quaker School), 1998 (since kindergarten in same school)
Food Safety and Hygiene in the Catering Industry (Online), Alison Courses, UK,September 2020.
Certificate in Advanced Sports Nutrition, Barca Innovation Hub, 4/2019
Practical Guide to Exercise Physiology (online) 86%, Jan 2018, Human Kinetics, USA.
Child Nutrition Diploma (online), Feb 2018, with distinction, Centre of Excellence, Manchester, UK
Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention Course, World Heart Federation, Saint George University, West Indies, Grenada, July 2011.
Advanced Course in Clinical Nutrition, European Society of Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism, Maastricht 2009
Certificate in Diabetes Care, Warwick University, 2007
New WHO growth Standards Trainer of Trainers certificate, Ministry of Health of Palestine, 2006
8/2013 to Present
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Nutrition & Dietetics, Birzeit University
- Prepared courses (see courses taught) syllabus, material, exams, and assignments including textbook selection.
- Courses taught: Nutrient Deficiency Diseases, Sports Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition & Diet Therapy, Nutrition Seminars for senior students, General Health Sciences (general education elective, designed the course)
7/2008-7/2009 Instructor of Nutrition, Dept. of Nutrition and Dietetics, Birzeit University, Palestine
1/2006 Birzeit University, Designed and developed the Bachelor degree program in Nutrition and Dietetic and Birzeit University with two more colleagues, the program was launched in 2008.
2/2006-8/2008 Palestinian Medical Relief Society, Al-Bireh, Palestine; Project Coordinator/Nutrition Educator
- nutrition project coordination in two West Bank districts, communitynutrition education, nutrition training of health professionals
Part time Jobs
11/2020-2/2021 Sports Nutrition lecturer, Football Coaching Diploma, Palestine Quality for Sports Science & Movement, Ramallah
- This Diploma is a 1-year course provided by Jordan University through Palestine Quality for Sports science and movement institute. I developed and teach the Sports Nutrition module in the diploma course.
11/2019-3/2020 Sports Nutrition lecturer, Personal Trainer Diploma, Palestine Quality for Sports Science & Movement, Ramallah
8/2019 Sports Nutrition Workshop, Palestine Quality for Sports Science & Movement, Ramallah
1/2017-4/2017 Nutrition and Public Health Expert, Palestine Economic Policy Institute (MAS), Ramallah, Palestine
M.W. Kafri, John F. Potter, P.K. Myint. Body Composition Changes in Acute Stroke by Feeding Regimen. International Journal of Clinical Practice. Volume 70, Issue 2,pages 175–177, February 2016.
Mohannad W Kafri, John F Potter, Phyo Kyaw Myint. Multi-frequency Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis for assessing fat mass and fat free mass in stroke or transient ischaemic attack patients. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2014, 68; 677-682.
Mohannad W Kafri, Phyo Kyaw Myint, Danielle Doherty, Alexander Hugh Wilson, John F Potter, Lee Hooper. The diagnostic accuracy of multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance analysis in diagnosing dehydration after stroke. Med Sci Monit 2013; 19:548-570.
Other affiliated publications
Adrian D Wood, Gillian D Edward, Kirsten Cumming, Mohannad W. Kafri, Roy L. Soiza, Lee Hooper, Johan F Potter, Phyo K Myint. Bioelectrical Impedance Versus Biochemical Analysis of Hydration Status: Predictive Value for Prolonged Hospitalisation and Poor Discharge Destination for Older Patients. Health Care 2021, 9, 154.
G D Edward, A D Wood, K Cumming, M W Kafri, R L Soiza, J F Potter, P K Myint. 39PREDICTIVE VALUE OF THE INTRACELLULAR TO EXTRACELLULAR WATER RATIO VERSUS THE BLOOD UREA NITROGEN TO CREATININE RATIO IN OLDER HOSPITALISED PATIENTS. Age and Ageing, Volume 6, Issue suppl_2, Pages ii11–ii13, July 2017.
Hooper L, Abdelhamid A, Attreed NJ, Campbell WW, Channell AM, Chassagne P, Culp KR, Fletcher SJ, Fortes MB, Fuller N, Gaspar PM, Gilbert DJ, Heathcote AC, Kafri MW, Kajii F, Lindner G, Mack GW, Mentes JC, Merlani P, Needham RA, Olde Rikkert MGM, Perren A, Powers J, Ranson SC, Ritz P, Rowat AM, Sjöstrand F, Smith AC, Stookey JJD, Stotts NA, Thomas DR, Vivanti A, Wakefield BJ, Waldréus N, Walsh NP, Ward S, Potter JF, Hunter P. Clinical symptoms, signs and tests for identification of impending and current water-loss dehydration in older people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 4