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“Cultivating a Collaborative Culture: Sharing Pearls of Wisdom”

24-27 October 2020
Qatar University, Doha-Qatar
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The conference is expected to gather more than 500 health and social care professionals, medical educators, policy makers, students as well as health service users from around the globe for a three-day program which addresses global health challenges against the backdrop.

Speakers

Professor Jill Thistlethwaite
University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Dr. Jane Frost
University of Canberra, Australia
Dr. Jim Campbell
World Health Organization
Dr. Linda Mobula
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Thani
Ministry of Public Health, Qatar
Dr. Hassan Al-Derham
Qatar University,Qatar

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The conference is expected to gather more than 500 health and social care professionals, medical educators, policy makers, students as well as health service users from around the glove for a three-day program which addresses global health challenges against the backdrop.

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The conference is expected to gather more than 500 health and social care professionals, medical educators, policy makers, students as well as health service users from around the glove for a three-day program which addresses global health challenges against the backdrop.

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The conference is expected to gather more than 500 health and social care professionals, medical educators, policy makers, students as well as health service users from around the glove for a three-day program which addresses global health challenges against the backdrop.

Biography:

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).