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Dr. Shahenaz Najjar Profile

Faculty Member

Academic Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Specialization: 
Health Services and Policy
Present Position: 
Assistant Professor - Health Informatics and Policy

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Education: 
University/College NameDegree ReceivedSpecialization
University of Leuven- KU Leuven
BSc/BS
Medical Social Sciences / Health Care Policy
University of Leuven- KU Leuven
MSc/MS
Medical Social Sciences / Health Management
University of Leuven- KU Leuven
Phd
Biomedical Sciences
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center
Post Doc - Population Health
Academic Experience: 
FromToPresentPositionInstitutionDescription
01/09/2018
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Arab American University
01/09/2014
01/09/2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Health Policy, Graduate Studies, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine
Al Quds university
02/09/2014
01/07/2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing and Health Professions, Faculty Of Pharmacy, Nursing And Health Professions
Birzeit University
01/11/2009
14/01/2014
Associate, Health Management and Policy I and II Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health
University of Leuven- KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
01/10/2012
28/02/2013
Instructor, Oriental Languages and Communications
Zuyd University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
01/09/2005
31/10/2009
Instructor, Arabic and Islamic studies Faculty of Arts
University of Leuven- KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
01/10/2015
31/08/2018
Post Doctoral Fellow
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center
15/10/2015
30/06/2019
Senior Researcher and Academic Consultant (Curriculum Development)
University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
Administrative Experience: 
FromToPresentPositionInstitutionDescription
01/08/2017
31/08/2018
Head of health services and health behavioral section
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Saudi Arabia
15/10/2015
30/06/2019
Project Leader and Senior Researcher
University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain
01/10/2014
30/09/2015
Senior Consultant
Dimensions Consulting / Healthcare, Ramallah, Palestine
01/01/2014
31/08/2018
Senior Researcher and Consultant
Eummena NGO, Leuven, Belgium
Courses Taught: 
Course TitleLevel
Healthcare Policy
Undergraduate
Evaluation Research
Graduate
Introduction to Health Services Research
Graduate
Healthcare Management
Graduate
Quality and Patient Safety
Graduate
Healthcare Policy
Graduate
Research Methods
Graduate
Ethical, Legal and Leadership Issues in Health Care
Graduate
Population Health
Graduate
Public Health
Undergraduate
Skills: 
English and Arabic language: excellent spoken, written and read
Statistical software (SPSS/STATA)
Project Management Software (Moday, Trello)
Referencing software (Endnote, Mendely)
Awards: 
Research and development KU Leuven - Belgium
International Forum on Quality and Patient Safety (Top Ten posters/IHI) Amsterdam - The Netherlands
Best patient safety initiative/ project in Middle East Patient safety & quality congress Middle East/Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Poster winner #1 presenter - 7th Annual Forum for Medical Research / King Abdullah International Medical Research Center-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Languages: 
Arabic
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English
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Dutch
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