Family & Community Medicine and Behavioral Sciences
  • Mrs. Amal Hussein
  • Lecturer/
  • Academic RankLecturer
  • Tel:+971-6-5057226
  • Fax:06-5585879
  • Specialization:Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Research Interests:Public Health, Health Promotion, Medical Education, Research on Psychometrics

Education-PhD Scholar (School of Health & Environmental Studies) Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, Dubai, UAE -Master of Public Health (concentration in Epidemiology & Biostatistics), American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon -BSc. Mathematics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Employment History2007 – todate Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Sharjah 2002 – 2007 Lecturer, College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah

Professional ActivitiesTeaching , Biostatistics , Data Analysis, PBL Facilitation

Professional MembershipsMember in the Research Ethics Committee, University of Sharjah Member in the Assessment Committee, College of Medicine

Selected Research ProjectsUAE Diabetes and Heart Diseases (DHD) Research Group Medical Education Research Group

Selected PublicationsNabil Sulaiman, Elaine Hadj, Amal Hussein and Doris Young (2013).Peer-Supported Diabetes Prevention Program for Turkish andArabic-Speaking Communities in Australia. ISRN Family Medicine, Volume 2013, Article ID 735359, 6 pages. Amal Hussein, Nahed Abdelkhalek & Hossam Hamdy (2010). AMEEGuide Supplement: Setting and Maintaining standards inmultiple choice examinations: Guide supplement: 37.3 –Practical Application 1 Comparison of three examinationstandard setting methods. Medical Teacher , 32, 610-612. Nahed Abdelkhalek, Amal Hussein & Hossam Hamdy (2010). Usingteam-based learning to prepare medical students for future problem-based learning. Medical Teacher, 32, 123-129. Nahed Abdelkhalek, Amal Hussein, Nabil Sulaiman & Hossam Hamdy(2009). Faculty as simulated patients (FSPs) in assessing medical students’ clinical reasoning skills, Education forHealth, 22 (3), available from

Theses and Projects SupervisionSupervising Year 2 medical students Community‐Based Research projects

ServicesSupervising Year 2 medical students Community‐Based Research projects

Teaching PhilosophyProblem‐Based Learning Team‐Based Learning Traditional Lecturing