Assistant Professor (Associate professor promotion application with external reviewers), Department of Family & Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE (2016-Present)
Contributing to the intellectual life of the college by engaging in high quality core teaching using problem-based learning (PBL), including:
Teaching of epidemiology and population health to year 1,2 and 3 medical students
Teaching biostatistics to masters of physiotherapy and masters of environmental health sciences students
Conducting researches and Supervising students’ research projects
Participating in activities relating to departmental administration and management and college-wide service
Research Manager: Department of Emergency Medicine, the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Australia (2014-2016)
Responsible for the day to day management of researches, including training and supervising research staff on site and submitting grants and ethics applications
Supervising Junior staff and students’ research in the department
Receiving and responding to inquiries from research team members.
Performing data analyses using different statistical packages (SPSS, STATA)
Providing consultative services to enhance the investigator's understanding in clinical trial, conduct responsibilities and obligations
Performing all tasks related to clinical and non-clinical research.
Preparing of protocols, proposals, ethics applications, reports, forms, IPPs, and other documents
Creating and maintaining electronic and paper research project files
Conferring with principal investigator(s) in developing plans for research projects and to discuss the interpretation of results, collaborating on the preparation of manuscripts for publication
Providing educational sessions on basic and advanced courses in Epidemiology, biostatistics and Research methodology
Reviewing journals, abstracts and scientific literature
Senior lecturer (Adjunct): School of Medicine- Queensland University (2014- 2016)
Epidemiology Tutor: Undergraduate students and AusAid Master students- Queensland University of Technology (2010-2014)
Microbiology Scientist: Queensland Central Laboratory at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital (RBWH)948 beds. The laboratory operates 24/7 and covers work from all Queensland State public hospitals. (2008-2014)
Microbiology Scientist: Queensland Medical Laboratory (QML) Pathology. (2005-2008)
Mahmoud, I., & Sulaiman, N. (2022). Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Risk Factors in the United Arab Emirates: A Cross-Sectional Population-Based Study. Front. Public Health. DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.811006
Mamdouh, H. M., Alnakhi, W. K., Hussain, H. Y., Ibrahim, G. M., Hussein, A., Mahmoud, I., & Sulaiman, N. (2022). Prevalence and associated risk factors of hypertension and pre-hypertension among the adult population: Findings from the Dubai Household Survey, 2019. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 22(1). DOI: 10.1186/s12872-022-02457-4
Elsayed, M., Issa, M., Mahmoud, I., & Imam, S. (2021). Clinical Characteristics and Current Medical Practice in a Group of Sudanese Patients with Epilepsy: A Cross Sectional Hospital Based-Study. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 10(10), 264-276.
Mahmoud, I., Sulaiman, N., Hussein, A., Mamdouh, H., Al Nakhi, W. K., Hussain, H. Y., & Ibrahim, G. M. (2021). A hypertension risk score for adults: a population-based cross-sectional study from the Dubai Household Survey 2019. Epidemiology and health, 43, e2021064. DOI: 10.4178/epih.e2021064
Mahmoud, I., Al-Wandi, A. S., Gharaibeh, S. S., & Mohamed, S. A. (2021). Concordances and correlations between anthropometric indices of obesity: A systematic review. Public Health, 198, 301-306.
Mahmoud, I., & Sulaiman, N. (2021). Significance and agreement between obesity anthropometric measurements and indices in adults: a population-based study from the United Arab Emirates. BMC public health, 21(1), 1-10.
Saravanan, C. and Mahmoud, I., 2021. The Impact of Knowledge, Anxiety and Fear on Psychological Distress during COVID-19 among Residents of the United Arab Emirates. American Journal of Health Behavior, 45(4), pp.771-784.
Khoder, G., Mina, S., Mahmoud, I., Muhammad, J.S., Harati, R. and Burucoa, C., 2021. Helicobacter pylori Infection in Tripoli, North Lebanon: Assessment and Risk Factors. Biology, 10(7), p.599.
Baroud, S., Eladl, M., Aboelkheir, A. and Mahmoud, I., 2021. Knowledge, practices and reasons of hookah smoking in the United Arab Emirates: A cross-sectional study. Hamdan Medical Journal, 14(1), p.17.
Saravanan, C., Mahmoud, I., Elshami, W. and Taha, M.H., 2020. Knowledge, anxiety, fear, and psychological distress about COVID-19 among university students in the United Arab Emirates. Frontiers in psychiatry, 11.
Alkundi, A., Mahmoud, I., Musa, A., Naveed, S. and Alshawwaf, M., 2020. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of COVID-19 hospitalized patients with diabetes in the United Kingdom: a retrospective single centre study. diabetes research and clinical practice, 165, p.108263.
Al-Yateem, N., Rossiter, R.C., Al-Shujairi, A., Radwan, H., Awad, M., Fakhry, R. and Mahmoud, I., 2020. Anxiety related disorders in adolescents in the United Arab Emirates: a population based cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatrics, 20(1), pp.1-8.
Mahmoud I, Coumaravelou S., 2020. Prevalence of Mental Disorders and the Use of Mental Health Services among the Adult Population in United Arab Emirates. Asian Journal of Epidemiology, 13(1):12-19.
Alzahrani, S.H., Coumaravelou, S., Mahmoud, I., Beshawri, J. and Algethami, M., 2020. Prevalence of alexithymia and associated factors among medical students at King Abdulaziz University: a cross-sectional study. Annals of Saudi Medicine, 40(1), pp.55-62.
Sulaiman, N., Hussein, A., Saddik, B., Elbadawi, S., Hasswan, A., Emad, Z. and Mahmoud, I., 2020. Community health perceptions of smoking, physical activity and eating habits: A cross-sectional, descriptive study. Hamdan Medical Journal, 13(2), p.82.
Mahmoud, I. and Sulaiman, N., 2019. Dyslipidaemia prevalence and associated risk factors in the United Arab Emirates: a population-based study. BMJ open, 9(11).
Khoder G, Muhammad JS, Mahmoud I, Soliman SS, Burucoa C., 2019. Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori and Its Associated Factors among Healthy Asymptomatic Residents in the United Arab Emirates. Pathogens, 8(2):44.
Gaffar, A.M., Magzoub, M.E.M. and Mahmoud, I., 2019. Do community-based Medical Schools Produce More Community-based Research? A Review of Four Medical Schools in Sudan and Saudi Arabia. Health Professions Education.
Saber-Ayad, M., Manzoor, S., El Serafi, A., Mahmoud, I., Hammoudeh, S., Rani, A., Abusnana, S. and Sulaiman, N., 2019. The FTO rs9939609 “A” allele is associated with impaired fasting glucose and insulin resistance in Emirati population. Gene, 681, pp.93-98.