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Dr.Basema Saddik Family and Community Medicine and Behavioral Sciences Academic RankAssociate Professor

Specialization:

  • Public Health and Community Medicine, Epidemiology, Health Information Management

Research Interests:

  • 1. The effects of the built environment on health 2. Occupational and environmental exposures to toxins among children and vulnerable populations 3. The Burden of disease and disability associated with tobacco and tobacco alternative products 4. The effect of globalization on newly emerging health issues 5. The use of information systems for improving health outcomes 6. The role of IT in medical and health education

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Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, Public Health and Community Medicine, 2006. The University of New South Wales, Faculty of Medicine. Sydney, Australia. Thesis: Assessing Neurotoxicity of Working Children between the ages of 10-17 in Lebanon. Master of Public Health, MPH. Public Health and Community Medicine. 1997. The University of New South Wales, Faculty of Medicine, Sydney, Australia. Thesis: Multicultural Access to Community Health Services in South Western Sydney Area Health Service Bachelor of Applied Sciences – Health Information Management 1994. The University of Sydney, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australia.
Associate Professor – Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine University of Sharjah August 2017-Present Associate Professor – Department of Community and Environmental Health, College of Public Health and Health Informatics King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences – Saudi Arabia November 2015 – August 2017 Assistant Professor – Department of Health Informatics – College of Public Health and Health Informatics – King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences – Saudi Arabia September 2009 – November 2015 Epidemiologist – Population Health Unit, Centre for Research, Evidence Management and Surveillance, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Australia February 2008 – September 2009 Assistant Professor – Faculty of Health Sciences The University of Sydney Australia July 2002 – February 2008
Journal Referee: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) ISSN1661-7827, MDPI Journal Referee: British Medical Journal (BMJ) ISN2044-6055,BM Journal Referee: Bulletin of the WHO ISN0042-9686, WHO Journal Editor: Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries (JHIDC), ISSN1178-4407 Journal Referee: Child Abuse and Neglect, ISSN0145-2134, Elsevier Journal Referee: Neurotoxicology and Teratology, ISSN0892-0362, Elsevier Journal Referee: Health Information Management Journal ISSN1833-3575 Sage.
*Public Health Association of Australia PHAA *International Neurotoxicology Association INA *National Health Promotion Committee NHPC Australia *International Commission on Occupational Health ICOH *Scientific Committee on Epidemiology of Occupational Health ICOH *National Health Informatics Society of Australia HISA *Saudi Arabian Public Health Association SAPHA *Saudi Arabian Health Informatics Association SAHI
AlMazrou S, Saddik B, Jradi H. Knowledge, attitude and practices of Saudi physicians regarding cervical cancer and the human papilloma virus vaccine. Journal of Infection and Public Health 2019 (Accepted for publication) 2. Abu-Gharbieh E, Saddik B, El-Faramawi M, Hamidi S, Basheti M. Oral Health Knowledge and Behavior among Adults in the United Arab Emirates. BioMed Res Int, vol. 2019, Article ID 7568679, 7 pages, Feb. 2019. 3. GBD 2016 Neurology Collaborators, Saddik B. Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurol; 18: 459–80 (2019) 4. GBD 2016 Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Collaborators, Saddik B. Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet Neurol. Vol. 18(1): pp.56-87 (2019) 5. GBD 2017 SDG Collaborators, Saddik B. Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet. Vol.392(10159) pp.2091-2138 (2018) 6. GBD 2017 Population and Fertility Collaborators, Saddik B. Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and territories, 1950-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet. Vol.392(10159): pp.1995-2051. (2018). 7. GBD 2017 Risk Factor Collaborators, Saddik B. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet. Vol.392(10159) pp.1923-1994 (2018). 8. GBD 2017 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators, Saddik B. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet Vol. 392(10159) pp.1789-1858 (2018). 9. GBD 2017 Causes of Death Collaborators, Saddik B. Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet. Vol. 392(10159) pp.1736-1788 (2018). 10. GBD 2017 Mortality Collaborators, Saddik B. Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet. Vol. 392(10159) pp.1684-1735 (2018). 11. GBD 2016 Alcohol Collaborators, Saddik B. Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet. Vol. 392(10152):1015-1035 (2018) 12. Jradi H, Saddik B. Graphic warnings and text warning labels on cigarette packages in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Awareness and perceptions. Annals of Thoracic Medicine. Vol.13(1). pp. 22-29 (2018) 13. AlDosari H, Saddik B, Kadi K. Impact of Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) on Radiology Staff. Informatics in Medicine Unlocked Vol 10 pp1-16 (2018). 14. AlMuallem Y, AlDogether M, Househ M, Saddik B. Auditing The Completeness and Legibility of Computerized Radiological Request Forms. Journal of Medical Systems Vol. 41 (12), pp.199-207 (2017) 15. AlOsaimi A, Kadi K, Saddik B. Role of radio frequency identification in improving infant safety and the extent of nursing staff acceptance of RFID at King AbdulAziz medical city in Riyadh. IEEE Informatics, Health and Technology (2017) DOI: 10.1109/ICIHT.2017.7899145 16. Al-Sahan A, Saddik B. Perceived challenges for adopting the personal health record (PHR) at Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (MNGHA) – Riyadh. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics Vol 8(3) pp.1-15 (2016) 17. AlDogether M, AlMuallem Y, Househ M, Saddik B, Khalifa M. The impact of automating laboratory request forms on the quality of healthcare services. Journal of Infection and Public Health Vol. 9(6) pp. 749-756. (2016) 18. Saddik B, Dulaijan N. Diabetic patients’ willingness to use teletechnology to manage their disease. Online Journal of Public Health Vol 7(2) pp. 1-10 (2015) 19. AlMulhim D, Saddik B. Factors influencing patient waiting time as key performance indicator of the emergency department services at National Guard Health Affairs – Dammam Hospital. Public Health Frontier Vol 4 (2) pp. 7-17 (2015) 20. El-Sappagh SH, El-Masri S, ELmogy M, Riad A, Saddik B. An ontological case base engineering methodology for diabetes management. Journal of Medical Systems Vol. 38(8) pp. 67- 81 (2014)
Supervised to completion: PhD Students 3 Master Students 46
Researcher Award, King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre – Ministry for National Guard Health Affairs, 2013 Outstanding Research Award – The University of New South Wales, School of Public Health and Community Medicine
The essence of effective teaching is to make learning contagious where students have a passion to engage in active student learning.
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