Dr. Dalia Shawer, First Egyptian Health Professional Awarded Bariatric Board Certification
The American Association of Bariatric Counseling (AABC) is a US Federal not-for-profit, Professional International Fellowship Association dedicated to the advancement of bariatric science education and to the enhancement of obesity care and treatment
By: The American Association of Bariatric Counselors
Dr. Shawer completed her medical training in Pediatrics at Alexandria University in Egypt and her Clinical and Therapeutic Nutrition training from the European Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. She also has been Certified as a Lactation Consultant by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants. She specializes in pediatric and adult nutrition and weight management.
Her years of clinical experience in Egypt and Kuwait supports current research that demonstrates that a mother's nutrition before and during pregnancy can contribute to their baby's development of obesity. To offer her patients best practices she became a fellow with AABC and completed their specialized training and certification program.
Her scholarship and commitment to public health will further the AABC global mission of providing best practices in the care, treatment and prevention of obesity and related disorders.
For information on becoming a Board Certified Bariatric Specialist (CBC) visit:
The American Association of Bariatric Counselors