Dr. Maha Al Turki

Dr. Maha Al Turki

    Dr Maha A. Al Turki is a well versed nutrition educator and scientist, working as Asst. Professor of Clinical Nutrition Sciences Program at College of Applied Medical Sciences; KSAU-HS. She obtained a Master of Medical Sciences in Human Nutrition in 2006 and PhD of Human Nutrition in 2014, both from the University of Sheffield/UK. In her pursuit of academic excellence she obtained another Master Degree of Medical Education (with Hon) at College of Medicine/KSAU-HS in 2017. Her research interest included Nutrition and cognitive development, Nutritional status and pre and post-partum nutrient intake. Dr. Al Turki is board member of King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Arabic Health Encyclopedia, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs.

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  • Master of Medical Education (with Honours), Medical Education Department King Saud bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Science/SA.
  • PhD of Medicine, Human Nutrition, University of Sheffield/UK.
  • Master of Medical Science, Human Nutrition, University of Sheffield/UK .

    Member of the British Nutrition Society

  • Mohammed Al-Harbi , Nour Mohamed, Nancy Massoud, Razan A Alsaad, Reem Alhabshi, Noor Alkhaldi, Shoug Alqahtani , Winnie Philip, Fatmah Othman, Ibrahim Ibrahim, Maha Al Turki, Salem Al-Shammari, Abdullah Al-Hrabi, Rahaf Alswailem (2019) Occurrence of Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting among Adult Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Procedures in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit: Cross sectional study at Tertiary Care Hospital. International Journal of Medical Science and Innovative Research : 4 (6), pp. 32 - 38
  • Paul F. Boston, Stuart J. McKirdy, Maha A. Al-Turki, Margo E. Barker and Jean M. Russell (2019) Vitamin B12 and folate levels in progression of Alzheimer’s disease – a short report. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/13651501.2019.1681457
  • Maha Al Turki, Sarah Al Shloi, Alhanouf Al Harbi, Alanoud Al Agil1, and Fatmah Othman (2019) Effect of breakfast consumption on the cognitive and academic performances in schoolchildren: A cross sectional study in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. International Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences: 7 (3). pp. 75-83.
  • Maha Al Turki, Ali Karrar Osman, Bushra Alajmi, Rahaf Almutairi, Afrah Almutairi, Kavita Sudersana (2018) Factors influencing the nutritional status of adolescent girls in Riyadh/ Saudi Arabia. Dec RJLBPCS 4(6) Page No.262
  • Maha Al Turki, Sarah Al Shloi, Alhanouf Al Harbi, Alanoud Al Agil1, Winnie Philip, Shoeb Qureshi (2018) Breakfast consumption habits among schoolchildren: A cross-sectional study in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. International Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences: 6(2), pp. 50-55.
  • Shuruq Almodaifer, Noura Alsibaie, Ghada Alhoumedan, Ghadeer Alammari1, Kavita, Maha Al Turki and Nesrine Al Harthy (2017) Role of Phytochemicals in Health and Nutrition. BAOJ Nutri. 3: 13: 028
  • Ayman Jawadi, Abdulmalik Addar, Abdulaziz Alazzam, Fahad Alrabieah, Roaa Amer, Alnoud Aldrees, Ali Osman, Motasim Badri, Abdullah S. Al Alsheikg, Maha A. Al Turki (2016) Prevalence of dietary supplements use among non-professional athletes.
  • Al-Turki M.A., Russell J., Powers H. J. and Barker M. E. (2014) Association between vitamin B12 intake and different biomarkers of vitamin B12 status in older adults. JMHM, Vol 2 Issue 1.
  • Flatley, J. E., Garner, C. M., Al-Turki, M. A., Manning, N. J., Olpin, S. E., Barker, M. E. and Powers, H. J. (2012) Determinants of urinary methylmalonic acid concentration in an elderly population in the United Kingdom. Am J Clin Nutr, 95, 686-93.
  • Al-Turki, M. A., Boston, P., McKirdy, S., and M. E. Barker (2011) Vitamin B12 and folate status in patients with confirmed Alzheimer’s disease. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 70 (OCE6), E395.

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