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Medical Diagnostic Imaging
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Research and Publications
MDI Faculty Publications ( 6 most recent )
Prof. Samir Awadallah
  1. Hayder Hassan, Amita Attlee, Veena Raigangar, Mohammed Madkour, Samir Awadallah. Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) and Metabolic syndrome components among young adult females. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2017 Mar 6. doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2017.03.012.

  2. Samir Awadallah, Reem Al Hamidi, Esraa Abo Alwafa, Maram Hattab, Buhour Zakkour Amna Al-Matroushi, Eslah Ahmed, and Mariam Al-Kitbi. Plasma levels of Apolipoprotein A1 and Lecithin:Cholesterol Acyltransferase in type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Correlations with haptoglobin phenotypes Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2017 Apr 7. doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2017.04.001.

  3.  Awadallah S. Protein antioxidants in thalassemia. Advances in Clin Chem 2013;60:85-128

  4.  Awadallah S, Al Arrayed Kareema, Bahareth Ehsan, Saeed Zainab. Total antioxidant capacity and Ischemia modified albumin in beta thalassemia. Clinical Laboratory 2013; 59(5-6):687-691.

  5. Hamad A, Awadallah S, Nasr H. The relationship between haptoglobin polymorphism and oxidative stress in hemodilaysis patients. J Medical Biochemistry 2013; 32(3): 220-226.

  6. Hamad M and Awadallah S. Estrogen-dependent changes in serum iron levels as a translator of the adverse effects of estrogen during infection: A conceptual framework. Medical Hypotheses 2013; 81: 1130–1134.
Dr. Mohamed Abuzaid
  1. Elmahdi A, Abuzaid MM, Babikir E, Sulieman A. Radiation dose associated with multi-detector 64-slice computed tomography brain examinations in Khartoum state, Sudan. Polish J Radiol. 2017;82:603–6.

  2. Abuzaid MM, Elshami W, Steelman C. Measurements of Radiation Exposure of Radiography Students During Their Clinical Training Using Thermoluminescent Dosimetry. Radiat Prot Dosimetry [Internet]. 2017;(November):1–4. Available from:

  3. Abuzaid MM, Elshami W, David L, Stevens B. Perceptions of E-portfolio use in lifelong learning and professional development among radiology professionals. Curr Med Imaging Rev. 2017;13(4).

  4. MM Abuzaid, Elshami E, Alyafei S, Haneef C. Thyroid shield during brain CT scan dose reduction and image quality evaluation. Imaging Med. 2017;9(3):45–8.

  5. Abuzaid MM, Alnuaimi AM, Abdi AM, Mohajer EA, Mohamed IA, Bilwani RA, et al. Developing and testing an electronic literacy resource for Arab patients before experiencing radiology procedures. J Egypt Public Health Assoc. 2016;91(3).

  6. Abuzaid MM, Elshami W. Integrating of scenario-based simulation into radiology education to improve critical thinking skills. Reports Med Imaging. 2016;9.


Dr. Entesar Zawam Dalah
  1.  E. Dalah, B. Erickson, K. Oshima, W. A. Hall, A. Tai, E. Paulson, P. Knechtges,X. A. Li. Correlation of ADC with Pathological Treatment Response for radiation therapy of pancreatic cancer. Translational Oncology. (2018) 15:391-398.

  2. Paul, J., Cungeng, Y., Tai, A., Dalah, E., Liu, F., Gore, E., Johnstone, C., Li, A. Quantitative CT assessed early tumor and normal tissue responses during radiation therapy of lung cancer. Journal of Radiation Oncology and Biology in Physics. (2017) 98:463-472.

  3. H.D. Heerkens, W.A. Hall, X.A. Li, P. Knechtges, E.(S.) Paulson, E. Dalah, C.A.T. van den Berg, G.J. Meijer, M. van Vulpen, B.A. Erickson. Consensus guidelines for MRI-based delineation of gross tumor volume and organs at risk for radiotherapy of pancreatic cancer. Practical Radiation Oncology. (2017) 7:126-136.

  4. Entesar Dalah, Angham Fakhry, Asma Mukhtar, Farah AL Salti, May Bader, Sara Khouri, Reem Al-Zahmi. Evaluation of scattered radiation emitted from X-ray security scanners on occupational dose to airport personnel. Radiation Physics and Chemistry. (2017) 135:28-31.

  5. Dalah, E., Moraru I., Paulson E., Erickson B., and Li, A. Variability of target and normal structure delineation using multi-modality imaging for radiation therapy of pancreatic cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology and Biology in Physics 89: 633- 640 (2014).
Dr. Wiam Elshami
  1. Elshami W, Abdalla M. Diagnostic radiography students' perceptions of formative peer assessment within a radiographic technique module. Radiography. 2017;23(1):9-13. doi:10.1016/j.radi.2016.06.001.

  2. 1.Elshami W, Elamrdi A, Alyafie S, Abuzaid M. Continuing professional development in radiography: practice, attitude and barriers. International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences. 2016;5(1):68. doi:10.5958/2319-5886.2016.00015.1.

  3. Abuzaid M, Elshami W. Integrating of scenario-based simulation into radiology education to improve critical thinking skills. Reports in Medical Imaging. 2016;Volume 9:17-22. doi:10.2147/rmi.s110343.

  4. Abuzaid M, Elshami W, Steelman C. Measurements of radiation exposure of radiography students during their clinical training using thermoluminescent dosimetry. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2017:1-4. doi:10.1093/rpd/ncx261.

  5. Abuzaid M, Elshami W, David L, Stevens B. Perceptions of E-portfolio Use in Lifelong Learning and Professional Development Among Radiology Professionals. Curr Med Imaging Rev. 2017;13(4). doi:10.2174/1573405613666170105153425.

  6. Elshami W, Abuzaid M. Transforming Magnetic Resonance Imaging Education through Simulation-Based Training. J Med Imaging Radiat Sci. 2017;48(2):151-158. doi:10.1016/j.jmir.2017.01.002.
Leena R. David
  1. Abuzaid, M., & Elshami, W., L. David, Zarmeena Noorjan, Asma Abdi. (2017). Development and design of an undergraduate radiology teaching e-portfolio for clinical practice and professional development. American Journal of Diagnostic Imaging, Volume 3, No.1 pages 7-11 (2018), doi: 10.5455/ajdi.20171008024201

  2. Abuzaid, M., & Elshami, W., L. David, Barry Stevens. (2017). Perceptions of E-Portfolio Use in Lifelong Learning and Professional Development Among Radiology Professionals. Current Medical Imaging Reviews, Volume 13 (2017), doi: 10.2174/1573405613666170105153425.

  3. Paruthikunnan, S. M., Koteshwara, P., Hlondo, L., Yadav, S., Sambhaji, C. J., & David, L. (2015). Temporal bone microanatomy on high-resolution CT: Comparison of multi-planar 2-dimentional and volume rendered the 3-dimentional evaluations of middle ear and inner ear structuresC-0914. Retrieved from doi: 10.1594/ecr2015/C-0914.

  4. David, L. R. (2014). Assessment Of Bone Mineral Density: A Comparative Pilot Study With Phantom Less Quantitative Computed Tomography (QCT) and Quantitative Ultrasound (QUS). Journal of Clinical Densitometry, 17(3), 416.

  5. Kotian, R. P., Sukumar, S., Kotian, S. R., & David, L. R. (2013). Perception of Radiation Awareness among Patients in South Indian population–A Qualitative Study. Medical Science, 2(11).