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Name : Dr. Leena Ahmad

Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

Administrative Position : Faculty Academic Member

Office 8414       Ext No 8414

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Specialization: Nutrition and Food Technology

Graduate Of: University of Jordan






    University of Jordan
    University of Jordan
    University of Jordan

  1. Head of Food Laboratories Department at Jordanian Food Drug and Administration (JFDA) \ Laboratories Directorate –since 27th August, 2018 till  1st September, 2019.


  • Journal Paper

      L.M. Ahmad , K.M. Al-Ismail and M.I. Yamani , " Influence of processing and storage on chemical and biochemical characteristics of Mish cheese traditionally produced in Jordan " , "Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods",Vol.8,No., Wageningen Academic Publishers, UK, 10/26/2015 Abstract:
      Mish is a soft pickled cheese produced traditionally in Jordan and Palestine. The influence of Mish cheese processing and storage on fat and cholesterol oxidation and hydrolytic rancidity was evaluated by determining peroxide value (PV), 7-ketocholesterol, and free fatty acid (FFA) content. Change Download

      Leena, M. A. and Waseem, F. , " Identification of lactic acid bacteria from fermented camel cheese produced in Saudi Arabia " , "International Journal of Biosciences -IJB",Vol.12,No., INNSPUB, bangladesh, 04/16/2018 Abstract:
      The current study aimed to identify probiotic strains of lactic acid bacteria isolated from fermented camel cheese produced in Saudi Arabia Region -Arar-by placing pieces of unpasteurized soft white camel cheese with pieces of green pepper in soured and salty camel milk in tightly closed glass ja Download

      Anshoo Agarwal , Afaf Ibrahiem and Leena Mohammad Ahmad 2, " A Simple Assessing Method for Screening Prevalence of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (The Thief of Womanhood) and Emotional Distress in Female Students at Northern Border University (NBU) in Arar, Kingdom " , "International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences",Vol.9,No., International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences, Rajasthan, India , 09/06/2020 Abstract:
      Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine condition which is caused due to disturbance in hormonal balances. There are more than one influencing factors that can lead to cause of PCOS. Yet, there are few reports that have fully elucidated the connection of conventional factors Download

      F Waseem, SMA Nasser, LM Ahmad, " Assessment of Nutritional Status and its related factors among female adolescent girls: A school-based study in Arar city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia " , "Int. J. Med. Res. Health Sci",Vol.8,No., International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences, 3/668 Malviya Nagar, Jaipur Rajasthan, India – 302017, 08/02/2019 Abstract:
      The objective of the present study was to assess the nutritional status of adolescent girls and to investigate its association with socio-economic status, eating and physical activity pattern. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted among adolescent girls (15 and 19 years) and stratified Download

      Waseem Fatima, Leena M Ahmad, " Prevalence of disordered eating attitudes among adolescent girls in Arar City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia " , "Health Psychology Research",Vol.6,No., PAGEPress, Italy, 11/29/2018 Abstract:
      Eating disorders (ED) are one of the most common psychiatric problems faced by todays adolescent girls where the attitude towards weight and shape as well as their perception of body shape are disturbed. The aim of the paper is to assess the prevalence and associated factors of disordered e Download

      Nour A. Elsahoury; Refa’t Alkured; Leena A.; Amin N. Olaimat ; Fwziah Jammal Hammad., " Food allergy knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) among restaurant’s staff in Jordan: A cross-sectional study " , "British Food Journal",Vol.Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print,No., Emerald Publishing Limited, British, 12/10/2020 Abstract:
      Abstract Purpose – People with food allergies rely to a great extent on restaurant staff to have a safe meal. The purpose of this paper is to acquire novel data to evaluate knowledge, attitudes and practices of food allergy among the restaurant’s staff and factors that could be associated with Download
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