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Dr. Samer Koutoubi

Program Director Associate Professor, Health Sciences

Education

Ph.D. in Dietetics and Nutrition
Florida International University
M.D. in General Medicine and Pharmacy
Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy at Cluj-Napoca

Teaching Interests

Nutrition, Public health, Epidemiology, and Research Methods.

Positions Held

2012 - 2013
South University
Subject Matter Expert (SME)
2000 - 2012
Bastyr University
Professor

Intellectual Contributions

Essential Fatty Acid Intake and Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors among College Students of Three Ethnic Groups

Samer Koutoubi
2011
J Natl Med Assoc

Environmental Literacy of College Nutrition Students

Samer Koutoubi
2007
The Internet Journal of Nutrition and Wellness

Protein Nutrition in Fibromyalgia

Samer Koutoubi
2007
Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Differences in Arterial Stiffness and its Correlates in Tri-ethnic Young Men and Women

Way Way Hlaing, Samer Koutoubi, Fatma Huffman
2006
Ethnicity and Disease

Heart Disease Risks in Young Adults

Way Way Hlaing, Samer Koutoubi, Fatma Huffman
2006
Ethnicity and Disease

Intakes and Plasma Levels of Folate among Tri-ethnic College Students

Samer Koutoubi, Fatma Huffman, Subrata Nath Graduate
2006
J Natl Med Assoc

Body Composition Assessment and Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors among College Students of Three Ethnic Groups

Samer Koutoubi
2005
J Natl Med Assoc

Coronary Heart Disease Knowledge and Risk Factors among Tri-Ethnic College Students

Samer Koutoubi
2005
The Health Education Journal

Letter to the Editor. Natural or Synthetic? in response to: Edgar R. Miller, III, Roberto Pastor-Barriuso, Darshan Dalal, Rudolph A. Riemersma, Lawrence J. Appel, and Eliseo Guallar. Meta-Analysis: High-Dosage Vitamin E Supplementation May Increase All-Cause Mortality

Samer Koutoubi
2005
Ann Intern Med

Eat Right and Exercise for Lower Homocysteine Levels and Less Chance of Heart Disease

Samer Koutoubi
2004
Ethnicity and Disease

Serum Total Homocysteine Levels, Folate, and B-Vitamins Intake and Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors Among Tri-Ethnic College students

Samer Koutoubi
2004
Ethnicity and Disease

Etiology of Heart Disease

Fatma Huffman, Samer Koutoubi, Subrata Nath
2003
Encyclopedia of Food Science, Food Technology and Nutrition

Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors Among Tri-Ethnic College Students

Samer Koutoubi
2002
The Internet Journal of Cardiovascular Research

Presentations

Knowledge, Awareness of Diabetes Mellitus, and weight change among Iranian adults living in the United States

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2012

Assessment of selection criteria used by internship directors for choosing Bastyr students, and of their competence as interns

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2011

Assessment of content validity and reliability of Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) “Functional Medicine Matrix ModelTM, 2008.”

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2010

Changes in Consumer Knowledge and Behavioral Intention toward Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2008

Impact of internet-based nutrition information on dietary behaviors in lean and obese adults

NAASO
2008

Essential Fatty Acid Intake and Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors among College Students of Three Ethnic Groups

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2007

Environmental Literacy of College Nutrition Students

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2005

Protein Nutrition in Fibromyalgia; a Pilot Study

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2005

Vitamin Intakes with and without Supplement Use Among Tri-ethnic College Students

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2004

Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors among Tri-Ethnic college students

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2003

Mean Nutrient Intakes of Calories, Fiber, and Cholesterol and Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) risk Factors among College Students

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2003

Ethnic differences of coronary heart disease knowledge among college students

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2002

Intake and plasma levels of folate among tri-ethnic college students

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2002

Body composition and coronary heart disease risks

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2001

Serum Homocysteine levels, vitamins B-12 and B-6 and coronary heart disease risks among college students

FASEB, Experimental Biology
2001

Media Contributions

CEPH Accreditation: The Benefits for Our Graduate Public Health Students and APUS

Office of the President: Karan Powell, Ph.D
July 13, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Celebrating National Public Health Week 2017

Dr. Karan Powell Blog
April 04, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Careers in Public Health: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Next Level

Online Career Tips
August 03, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Racial diversity matters in public health

Multibrief
July 22, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Video: How to Prevent the Spread of Zika in the USA

inhomelandsecurity.com
July 11, 2016
Social Media - Blog

How Concerned Should You Be About Zika?

Inhomelandsecurity
May 04, 2016
Social Media - Blog

5 Ways to Support National Public Health Week in 2016

Online Learning Tips
March 30, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Zika: A Public Health Emergency

In Homeland Security
January 29, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Battling dementia: A global health crisis

MultiBrief
January 21, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Walking for the Holidays and Public Health Benefits

Online Learning Tips
November 25, 2015
Social Media - Blog

Diabetes: A Public Health Concern

medium.com
October 2015
Social Media - Blog

Generation Public Health: Get Involved!

sportfitnesswor.com
July 2015
Social Media - Blog

A Disaster 2016 Budget

Advanceweb.com
June 2015
Social Media - Blog

How to Get Involved with National Public Health Week 2015 - See more at: http://sportsfitnessnetwork.com/2015/04/how-to-get-involved-with-national-public-health-week-2015

Sport Fitness Network
April 6, 2015
Social Media - Blog

Public Health Top 10 Priorities That Should Be No More in 2015

Online Careertips.com
January 20, 2015
Internet

Are We Ready for Ebola?

Are We Ready for Ebola?
2014
Social Media - Blog

Can We Stop Ebola from Spreading?

Can We Stop Ebola from Spreading?
2014
Social Media - Blog

Can We Stop Ebola from Spreading?

In Homeland Security
October 14, 2014
Internet

Are We Ready For Ebola?

In Homeland Security
October 6, 2014
Internet

Inside the Microwave

Experiencelife
January 2012
Magazine

Tame inflammation

Deliciousliving
January 2012
Magazine

Gene-Based Cuisine

Energytimes
April 2011
Magazine

Healthful Synergy

Energy Times
January 2011
Magazine

THE UPSIDE DOWN WORLD

50 Plus Northwest
2010
Magazine

Coconut: A functional, flavorful food

Seattle Pi
January 2010
Magazine

25 Naturally Gluten-free Snacks

Seattle Pi
October 2009
Magazine

Cooking with Gluten-free Whole Grains

Seattle Pi
October 2009
Magazine

5 Tips to Optimize the Financial Sustainability of the Gluten-free diet

Seattle Pi
September 2009
Magazine

Amino acids 101: protein's building blocks

Natural Foods Merchandiser
April 2008
Magazine

Take Care of Your Heart and More with Tocotrienols

Yahoo
January 2007
Internet

Health Partners: Calcium/Magnesium part I

Well-Being
December 2002
Magazine

Should you believe the headlines about vitamins? Vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta carotene. One day they' re good for you, the next day they're not. We help you make sense of the latest reports. (How To Eat Right).

High Beam Research
December 2001
Magazine

Certifications and Licensure

December 25, 2015
CITI - Social & Behavioral Research - Basic/Refresher
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

Awards & Honors

September 23, 2010
Service Award (10 years)
Bastyr University
Bastyr University in Honor and Recognition of Achievements.
September 2001
Outstanding Scholar Awards
Florida International University
Dietetics and Nutrition, The College of Health and Urban Affairs
September 1999
Excellence in Teaching Award
Florida International University
In recognition of outstanding performance & dedication to providing high quality standards of teaching at Florida International University, 1999.