Chokri Kooli, PhD, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Canada

Chokri Kooli is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris) and has more than 17 years of teaching and research experience in Canada, France, and the GCC. Dr. Kooli also serves as an Inclusive Policy Lab Expert with the UNESCO. His research interests center on public administration/policy, health, education governance, and leadership.

Editorial Board

Senior Editors

Nady El Hajj, PhD, College of Health and Life Sciences, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar

Nady El Hajj is an Assistant Professor of Genomics and Precision Medicine at the College of Health and Life Sciences at Hamad Bin Khalifa University. He graduated in biology from the American University of Beirut in 2007 and received his Ph.D. from the University of Würzburg in 2011. He completed his postdoctoral training at the Institute of Human Genetics at the University of Würzburg in Germany and later joined Baylor College of Medicine as a research associate. His main research interests are in the field of epigenetics, where he currently focuses on developing novel epigenetic biomarkers for early disease prediction and understanding the role of epigenetic mechanisms in aging and longevity.

Khalil Yousef, PhD, School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Health, University of Wollongong, UAE

Khalil Yousef currently acts as an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (School of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Health) and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh. Yousef received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was trained in critical care research at the School of Medicine and Nursing. He has been a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Neurocritical Care Society for more than ten years and had several presentations and received several awards. His research focuses on noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring and complications after subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Galal Ismail, PhD, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buraimi, Oman

Galal Ismail (MSc, PhD, PGCE, FAHE, MIFL, MIACLE) is an Associate Professor at the University of Buraimi, Oman. He has also served as Coordinator of the learning development scheme, faculty of optometry and visual science at Elneelain University, Sudan, Chairman of the Optometry & Laser Committee at the Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organisation, Deputy Chairman of the Optometry Sector at the Sudanese National Council for Medical and Health Professions, and more. His research interests include the early detection of ocular changes in relation to ocular and systemic diseases, and aims to merge academic experience with clinical practices.

Amine Larnaout, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Tunis El Manar University, Tunisia

Amine Larnaout is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tunis El Manar. His fields of expertise and research interests include immuno-psychiatry, COVID-19, early intervention and prevention of mental disorders, clinical high-risk states for psychosis, and psychiatric genetics.

Suzanne Malt, PhD, University of Wollongong, UAE

Suzanne Robertson-Malt is a dedicated and accomplished doctoral-prepared Healthcare Executive with more than 20 years of experience in the progressive development of leadership capacity in complex operations and healthcare systems. She has a keen interest in leadership, clinical research, evidence implementation, shared governance, and the wellbeing of healthcare teams.

Muhammad Salman Butt, PhD, Department of Public Health, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan 

Muhammad Salman Butt is an academic and researcher with 14 years of experience in public health, who currently is a lecturer at Ulster University, UK. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, an MPhil in Public Health, and a Master's in Sports Medicine from Lund University, Sweden. Dr. Salman has a diverse career, working at various institutions, including the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, Bielefeld University in Germany, and Saudi Electronic University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has published over 25 impact factors journal articles, focusing on female reproductive health, PCOS, child nutrition, and occupational and environmental health. He is actively involved in research and teaching in the field of public health.

Hana Abukhadijah, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

Hana Abukhadijah is an esteemed epidemiologist with over 14 years of experience at HMC. Ms. Hana holds a master’s degree in Epidemiology, an Honor's degree in Public Health focusing on Health Management, and a High Diploma in Pharmacy. She holds certifications in healthcare quality from the National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and the Joint Commission for Accreditation (JCI). She is also a certified root cause analysis expert for sentinel events by HMC and a collaborator in the global burden of diseases (GBD) study updates. These qualifications provide her with a solid epidemiological research foundation. Ms. Hana's research interests encompass data analysis, exploring risk factors, and outcome prediction for various health issues..

Abdulqadir Nashwan, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

As the Assistant Executive Director of Nursing & Midwifery for Research who is leading the Department of Nursing & Midwifery Research (NMRD) at Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar, Nashwan holds a BSN and MSc from Hashemite University and a Ph.D. candidate at Qatar University. His research, highlighted by over 500 peer-reviewed publications and an h-index of 24 and h10-index of 58, focuses on integrating AI into healthcare and several public health issues. He actively contributes as an editor and peer reviewer for several reputable journals, shaping research in nursing and healthcare.

Associate Editors

Ysanne Chapman, PhD, School of Nursing, James Cook University, Australia

Oussama Sidhom, PhD, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Canada

Chiraz Zidi, PhD, College of Engineering & Management, Muscat University, Oman

Journals Publisher
Salah B. Ajjur, PhD

Acting head of academic journal publications in HBKU press.

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