Ruba Abdelhadi, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Director of Nutrition Support at Children’s Mercy and the Associate Director for Education and Staff Development. Dr. Abdelhadi’s clinical scope of practice focuses on nutrition rehabilitation of children with various nutritional disorders in gastrointestinal conditions, undernutrition, nutritional rehabilitation in short gut and intestinal failure and malabsorption. Dr Abdelhadi also has a special interest in parenteral and enteral nutrition support.
Dr. Abdhadi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition who serves on multiple national boards. Dr. Abdelhadi sits as Secretary/Treasurer of the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists (NBPNS), Chair of the ASPEN Pediatric Section and the ASPEN Malnutrition Committee. In addition, she serves on the Clinical Advisory Board of the Global Enteral Device Supplier Association (GEDSA).