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Younes Rebbaj, MS, MBA, RD/LD

Younes Rebbaj, MS, MBA, RD/LD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Co-Director for the Mediterranean Diet and Culture course at OU Arezzo, Italy

(405) 271-2113 ext. 41177


  • M.A., Dietetics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2020 
  • MBA, Project Management, Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond, Oklahoma, 2014
  • M.S., Food Science/ Food engineering, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco, 2012

Societies and Organizations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
  • Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (OkAND)
  • Oklahoma City District Dietetics Association (OCDDA)
  • International Caterers Association (ICA)


  • HES 2823: Introductory Nutrition
  • NS 5253: Experimental Foods 
  • NS 5990: Mediterranean Diet and Culture – OU in Arezzo, Italy
  • NS 7412: Food Prep Practicum

Research Interests:

  • Interprofessional education across health care professions 
  • Sports nutrition and human performance 
  • Diabetes education 
  • Diet-related risk factors for chronic diseases 

Clinical Interests:

Clinical Expertise:

  • Obesity and weight loss
  • Chronic disease prevention
  • Nutritional counseling