Steering Committee

All Together Better Health
The 10th International Conference on Interprofessional
Practice and Education

“Cultivating a Collaborative Culture: Sharing Pearls of Wisdom”

ATBH Steering Committee

Chairperson: Dr Alla El-Awaisi, College of Pharmacy Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, and QU Health Chair of Interprofessional Education Committee, Qatar University

Dr El-Awaisi received her Master of Pharmacy degree from Strathclyde University in Glasgow (UK), MSc in Prescribing Science from the Robert Gordon University (UK) and PhD in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice from the Robert Gordon University (UK). She is an experienced academic administrator possessing creativity, innovation and dedication to her field. Prior to her academic career, she practiced pharmacy in Scotland for more than 9 years. She is founding the chair of the Interprofessional Education Committee since 2014 and has led successful IPE initiatives locally and internationally including leading the First Middle Eastern Conference in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice in December 2015. Her research expertise lies in the area of interprofessional education and collaborative practice, Patient safety, medical and pharmacy education, pharmacy practice and has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has received many awards including being the winner of the “Professional Achievement Award” in the National Study UK Alumni Awards 2019-20 in Qatar.

Other ATBH Steering Committee Members

    • Dr Brenda Flood, Interprofessional Education and Practice Developer, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
    • Mr Cesar Wazen, Director of International Affairs Office, Qatar University, Qatar
    • Dr Emma Stokes, Associate Professor and Department Head, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Qatar University, Qatar
    • Dr Johanna Dahlberg, Senior Lecturer and IPE-coordinator, Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences, Linköping University, Sweden
    • Mr Liwaa Al Smadi, Section Head of Events, Communications and Public Relations Department, Qatar University, Qatar
    • Dr Maguy ElHajj, Department Head of Clinical Pharmacy and Practice, College of Pharmacy, Qatar University, Qatar
    • Dr Mohammad Issam Diab, Dean of College of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Qatar University, Qatar
    • Ms Muneera Al-Ansari, Senior Engagement and Communications Specialist, Vice President for Medical and Health Sciences Office, Qatar University, Qatar
    • Dr Tanya Kane, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, Qatar University, Qatar

Administrative Coordinator:

Ms Zaina Fadel, Interprofessional Education Specialist, Vice President for Medical and Health Sciences Office, Qatar University