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Mrs.Amal Hussein Family and Community Medicine and Behavioral Sciences Academic RankLecturer


  • Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiologic studies, Burden of chronic childhood diseases on patients, families and healthcare system (such as Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus), Health services research, Medical 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
2007 – todate Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Sharjah 2002 – 2007 Lecturer, College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah
Teaching, Biostatistics, Data Analysis, PBL Facilitation, Research Projects Supervision
Member in the Epidemiology & Biostatistics Unit at University of Sharjah Member in University of Sharjah Research Ethics Committee Member in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) Research Ethics Committee Member in the Assessment Committee, College of Medicine
UAE Diabetes and Heart Diseases (DHD) Research Group Medical Education Research Group
1. Hamzah Alzubaidi, Amal Hussein, Kevin Mc Namara, Isabelle Scholl (2019). Psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the 9-item Shared Decision- Making Questionnaire: the entire process from translation to validation. BMJ Open 2019;0:e026672. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026672. 2. Nabil Sulaiman, Salah Albadawi, Salah Abusnana, Maisoon Mairghani, Amal Hussein, Fatheya Alawadi, Abdulrazzag Madani, Paul Zimmet, Jonathan Shaw. (2018) High Prevalence of Diabetes among Migrants in United Arab Emirates using a cross-sectional survey. Nature’s Scientific Report, 8:6862. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-24312-3. 3. Nabil Sulaiman, Ibrahim Mahmoud, Amal Hussein, Salah Elbadawi, Salah Abusnana, Paul Zimmet, Jonathan Shaw (2018). Diabetes risk score in the United Arab Emirates: a screening tool for the early detection of type 2 diabetes mellitus. BMJ Open Diab Res Care;6:e000489. doi:10.1136/bmjdrc-2017-000489. 4. Nihar Dash, Mohammed El Hassan & Amal Hussein (2017). Use of International Foundations of Medicine Clinical Sciences Examination to Evaluate Students’ Performance in the Local Examination at the University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Education for Health; vol. 30. DOI: 10.4103/efh.EfH_339_16 5. Nabil Sulaiman, Salah El Badawi, Amal Hussein, Salah Abusnana, Abdulrazzag Madani, Maisoon Mairghani, Fatheya Alawadi, Ahmad Sulaiman, Paul Zimmet, Oliver Huse, Jonathan Shaw and Anna Peeters (2017). Prevalence of overweight and obesity in United Arab Emirates Expatriates: the UAE National Diabetes and Lifestyle Study, Diabetolology & Metabolic Syndrome, 9:88. DOI 10.1186/s13098-017-0287-0. 6. Ghiath Ismayl, Hamad Abdel Hadi, Amal Hussein, Mohamad Balchi, Yaman Hukan, Menatallah Mohamed, Rana Wehbe (2016). Practices and Attitudes to Prevention of Travel-related Infectious Diseases in United Arab Emirates. Int J Travel Med Glob Health. 4(1):13-18. Available at DOI: 10.20286/ijtmgh-040113. 7. Nabil Sulaiman, Elaine Hadj, Amal Hussein and Doris Young (2013). Peer-Supported Diabetes Prevention Program for Turkish and Arabic-Speaking Communities in Australia. ISRN Family Medicine, Volume 2013, Article ID 735359, 6 pages. 8. Amal Hussein, Nahed Abdelkhalek & Hossam Hamdy (2010). AMEE Guide Supplement: Setting and Maintaining standards in multiple choice examinations: Guide supplement: 37.3 –Practical Application 1 Comparison of three examination standard setting methods. Medical Teacher , 32, 610-612.
Supervising Year 2 medical students Community‐Based Research projects
• Providing statistical consultations to MOHAP • Lecturing in the “Introduction to Public Health” course delivered by MOHAP to healthcare professionals • Member in the Epidemiology & Biostatistics Unit at University of Sharjah • Member in the Assessment Committee at the College of Medicine • Member in the University of Sharjah Research Ethics Committee • Member in the Dubai Healthcare City Research Ethics Committee • Member in the University of Sharjah Daycare Committee
Problem‐Based Learning Team‐Based Learning Traditional Lecturing
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