Nutrition, Metabolism & Rehabilitation Sciences

Faculty & Staff

Soham Al Snih

Soham Al Snih, MD, PhD
Professor and Director of the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program

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Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0177

P: 409-266-9691
P: 409-772-3008
E: soalsnih@utmb.edu

Research Area

Obesity, frailty, disability, muscle strength, and population health and health disparities.

Biography

Soham Al Snih, MD, PhD is a Professor and the Director of the Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Progam for the Department of Nutrition, Metabolism and Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Health Professions (SHP) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).

Dr. Al Snih received a Master of Science in Preventive Medicine and Community Health from the University of Texas Medical Branch, a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Luis Razetti School of Medicine in the Universidad Central de Venezuela, and a PhD in Preventive Medicine and Community Health from the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Grants & Funding

  • Grant# P30 AG0593012018 - 2022
    • Source: The Texas Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR)
      National Institute on Aging, NIH
    • Role: Co-Core Director (PI: Markides)
  • Grant: #R01 AG10939 2019 - 2023
    • Source: Longitudinal Study of Mexican American Elderly Health
      NIH/National Institute on Aging
    • Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Markides) 
  • Grant# R01 MD010355 2015 - 2021
    • Source: Long-term Health Outcomes in Mexican American Older Adults
      National Institute on Aging, NIH
    • Study:Long-term Health Outcomes in Mexican American Older Adults
    • Role: Principal Investigator

Notable Publications

Note: A complete list of all publications can be found on the UTMB Research Experts web page.


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