As a physician scientist, Dr. Refaat Hegazi works with healthcare professionals and nutrition experts to conduct clinical research on diet and disease. He is passionate about uncovering the correlation between nutrition and immune responses to develop therapies to manage diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders and disease-associated malnutrition.
Hegazi joined Abbott Nutrition in 2009 and helped develop a global diabetes nutrition care model that encompassed transcultural differences in diets and lifestyle. This care model enables physicians around the world to better recommend treatments for people with diabetes. An expert in adult malnutrition, Dr. Hegazi has contributed to advances in the treatment of malnutrition through healthcare coalitions including the Alliance to Advance Patient Nutrition and feedM.E.
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