Interprofessional.Global Awards

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

“Cultivating a Collaborative Culture: Sharing Pearls of Wisdom”

The Interprofessional.Global Awards are presented at the All Together Better Health (ATBH) Conference to recognize and celebrate individuals and teams that exemplify the development of conceptual, empirical and theoretical knowledge to inform the design and implementation of collaborative activities within interprofessional education, collaboration, teamwork, patient safety, or policy.

The ATBH conferences are driven by the conviction that by learning together we improve working together to effect change, enhance quality of care, ensure safety, and optimize deployment of human resources.

Nominations can be from individuals or teams from any domain (e.g., education, practice, policy, community etc.) with all nominations being reviewed using the same evaluation criteria.

Nomination materials (self-nomination of individual or teams are welcome)

    • Provide a brief overview that describe the initiative you are putting forward making sure to address the principles of collaborative working (Max 400 words)
    • Provide evidence of the impact, value, significance, and or potential for change (outcomes focused) (Max 500 words)
    • Supply a letter of impact from an external party, this could be a patient consumer, colleague, collaborator, key stakeholder, etc. (Max 2 pages)
    • Supply an Abbreviated CV/ CVs for nominees highlighting your collaborative work (Max 2 pages)

Submit nomination packet in a single PDF by 29 September 2023 to: 


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).