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All Together Better Health
The 11th International Conference on Interprofessional
Practice and Education

“Cultivating a Collaborative Culture: Sharing Pearls of Wisdom”

Our 11th anniversary conference theme is Cultivating a Collaborative Culture: Sharing Pearls of Wisdom. We are now accepting abstract submissions in the following subthemes:

  • ADVOCATING for people centered care, health and well-being
  • EMBRACING diversity of stakeholders
  • INFORMING regional and global IPE policies and standards
  • PROMOTING safety in and beyond healthcare settings
  • SHARING models of best practice in IPE & collaborative practice

Please adhere to all abstract submission requirements. You may complete the abstract submission form online, all abstract submissions should not exceed 300 words.

Deadline for submissions:

Deadline for conference-related abstracts (1st Cycle): September 14,2020


Deadline for conference-related abstracts (2nd Cycle): 28 February 2021(23:59 GMT+3), we regret after this date we are unable to accept any further submissions. Decisions will be announced before the end of May 2021.
Guidelines: For further guidelines regarding abstract submission instructions please click here
Questions or Assistance: If you have any questions or require assistance at any point throughout this process, please email ipec@qu.edu.qa


Professor Asmaa Al-Thani is the Vice President of Medical and Health Sciences, the Director of the Biomedical Research Center (BRC) and a Professor of Virology at the Biomedical Sciences Department, Qatar University.  Professor Althani is also an Adjunct Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.

Professor Al-Thani’s portfolio articulates a record of accomplishments in establishing the academic and research infrastructure for health and medical sciences at Qatar University, pertaining her roles as the Founding Dean of the College of Health Sciences (2016) and the Founding Director of BRC (2014).  Professor Al-Thani has an active role in national landscape of medical research through serving as the Vice Chairperson of the Qatar Biobank Board, Chairperson of the National Qatar Genome Committee and establishing National Reference laboratory-COVID19 Unit.  In addition, she is the founding chair for the Empower Generation Consortium (EGC), which comprises several projects that enhance the national capacities in health and medical sciences.

Professor Al-Thani has a leading research portfolio, with over than 120 published papers in peer-reviewed international journals and around 34 internal and external research grants and 2 patents.  She is a reviewer for several scientific journals and conferences, and currently a member of the American society for Microbiology.

Her accomplishments have been recognized through several awards, including the Astrolabi Award from WCMC-Q (2020), QS- Reimagine Oscar in Education, gold in Life Sciences and the silver in best university-employer relationship for the years 2018-2020.   She also received the State Encouraging Award in the Medical Sciences and Nursing (2017), Sheikh Hummaid Bin Rashid Award for Culture and Sciences (2006), Al-Jasra Cultural Club –Qatar (2008), Qatar University Outstanding Faculty Service Award (2012), the College of Arts and Sciences Research Award (2012) and the Arab Paediatric Medical Research Award (2015).