Prof. Dimitrios Papandreou

Assistant Dean of Research and Outreach and Professor

Ph.D in Medicine

M.Ed in Community Nutrition

M.S in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition



Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi Campus, FF1-1-039


+971-2-599 3677

Teaching Areas

Clinical Nutrition, Diet Therapy, Research Methods

Research and Professional Activities

1. 2nd Arab Nutrition Conference, Abu Dhabi 27th April 2017. (Invited Speaker)

2. International Growth and Development Conference, Dubai, 16-18 March 2017 (Invited Speaker)

3. 2nd Public Health and Nutrition Research Forum ZU Dubai Campus Dubai, 22-23rd Feb 2017 (Moderator)


1. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: a pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants. Int J Epidemiol 2018. doi:

2. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Worldwide trends body mass index, underweight and obesity, from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies with 128.9 million children, adolescents and adults. Lancet 2017; 390: 2627-2642.

3. NCD Risk Factor Collaboration Members. Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants. Lancet. (Scopus, PUBMED) 2017; 389 (10064): 37-55.

4. Tul-Noor Z, & Papandreou D. An updated mini review of Vitamin D and Obesity: Adipogenesis and Inflammation state. Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences 2016.