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Atif Boshra Awad

Atif Boshra Awad, Egyptian, American nutrition educator. Registered dietitian. Postdoctoral fellow National Institutes of Health, 1975-1976; research grantee National Institutes of Health, 1978-1980, United States Department of Agriculture, 1981-1984, American Heart Association, 1985-1986; named Researcher of Year, Sigma Sigma Phi, 1983.


  • Awad, Atif Boshra was born on September 14, 1939 in Beni Suef, Arab Republic of Egypt. Came to the United States, 1969. Son of Boshra and Ogeni Awad.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 1974.


    • Postdoctoral fellow University Iowa, Iowa City, 1974-1976. Associate professor Kirksville (Missouri) College Osteopathic, 1976-1985. Associate professor, director nutrition program State University of New York, Buffalo, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Registered dietitian.


    • Contributor articles to Journal Nutrition, Lipids.


    Member American Institute Nutrition, American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, American Oil Chemists Society, American Dietetic Association.


    • Married Nagwa A. Jacob. Children: George, Michael, David, Ann Mary.
    • father: Boshra Awad
    • mother: Ogeni Awad
    • spouse: Nagwa A. Jacob
    • children: George Awad
    • Michael Awad
    • David Awad
    • Ann Mary Awad
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    Born September 14, 1939