Scientific Activities

 A. Conferences and Training Courses Participated in as a Speaker, Trainer or Organizer:

-  The Eleventh National Conference of Human Performance in Health & Disability: 11-12 June, 2015 (Workshop Moderator, Organizer). 

-  Using diagnostic tools for evaluation & rehabilitation of patients & workers: 3-7 May, 2015 (Trainer, Organizer).

 -  Healthcare Waste Management in Healthcare Facilities – Training of Trainers (TOTs) – Second Course (Organized by National Solid Waste Management Programme Egypt (NSWMP) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH): 19 – 23 April, 2015 (Trainer).

-  The Annual Training Course on Infection Control (Organized by the higher committee of infection control at Cairo University Hospitals): From the 9th of April, 2015 to the 14th of June, 2015 (Trainer).

-  Healthcare Waste Management in Healthcare Facilities – Training of Trainers (TOTs) – First Course (Organized by National Solid Waste Management Programme Egypt (NSWMP) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH): 15 – 19 March, 2015 (Trainer).

-  The Annual Conference of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine - Cairo University "New Horizon for the Occupational and Environmental Diseases": 27th of September, 2014 (Speaker).

-  The First Annual Conference of Occupational Health Inside Hospitals: March 23rd, 2013 (Speaker).

-  Third Detailed Training Course on Infection Control Principles (Organized by the higher committee of infection control at Cairo University Hospitals): From the 21st of November, 2012 to the 23rd of January, 2013 (Trainer, Organizer).

-  Occupational Injuries in the Arab Countries Conference: 24-25 June, 2012 (Speaker).

-  The Eighth National Conference on Human Performance in Health & Disability: 12-13 April, 2012 (Speaker, Organizer).

-  Second Detailed Training Course on Infection Control Principles (Organized by the higher committee of infection control at Cairo University Hospitals): From the 14th of March to the 16th of May, 2012 (Trainer, Organizer).

-  The Seventh National Conference on Human Performance in Health & Disability: 22-23 June, 2011 (Speaker, Organizer).

-  Protecting Health Care Workers TOT: Preventing Needle stick Injuries and Occupational Blood borne Pathogens Exposure / Exposure Prevention Information System (EPINet™) (presented in Kuwait by WHO – EMRO, CDC-NIOSH, University of Virginia, USA & Cairo University – College of Medicine): From the 4th to the 7th of April, 2011 (Trainer).

-  Role of pulmonary function tests in Disability Evaluation of Different Chest Diseases (Organized by Fitness & Rehabilitation Unit (FRU), Cairo University): From the 23rd to the 27th of October, 2010 (Trainer, Organizer).

-  Protecting Health Care Workers: Preventing Needle stick Injuries and Occupational Blood borne Pathogens Exposure / EPINet Surveillance System - Regional Planning Workshop and TOT (presented at and by Cairo University Hospitals in collaboration with WHO – EMRO, CDC-NIOSH and University of Virginia, USA): From the 12th to the 14th of July, 2010 (Trainer, Organizer).

-  The Sixth National Conference on Human Performance in Health & Disability: 19-20 June, 2010 (Speaker, Organizer).

-  The Fifth National Conference Human Performance in Health & Disability: 17– 18 June, 2009 (Speaker, Organizer).

-  Role of pulmonary function tests in Disability Evaluation of Different Chest Diseases (Organized by Fitness & Rehabilitation Unit (FRU), Cairo University): From the 27th of February to 3rd of March, 2009 (Trainer, Organizer).

-  Basic Pulmonary Function Tests (Organized by Fitness & Rehabilitation Unit (FRU), Cairo University): from the 18th to the 21st of October, 2008 (Trainer, Organizer).

-  The Fourth National Conference on Human Performance in Health & Disability: 18-19 June, 2008 (Speaker, Organizer).

-  Evaluation & Rehabilitation of Chronic Disability (Organized by Fitness & Rehabilitation Unit (FRU), Cairo University): From the 2nd to the 6th of September, 2007 (Trainer, Organizer).

-  The Third National Conference on Human Performance in Health & Disability: 18 - 19 April, 2007 (Organizer).

-  Use of Different Diagnostic Tools in Disability Evaluation (Organized by Fitness & Rehabilitation Unit (FRU), Cairo University): From the 23rd to the 28th of December, 2006 (Organizer).

-  Basic Ventilatory Function Tests (Organized by Fitness & Rehabilitation Unit (FRU), Cairo University): From the 10th to the 13th of June, 2006 (Organizer).

-  The Second National Conference on Human Performance in Health & Disability: 7 – 8 December, 2005 (Organizer).

-  Cardiopulmonary and Musculoskeletal Disease Evaluation (Organized by Fitness & Rehabilitation Unit (FRU), Cairo University): From the 12th to the 17th of November, 2005 (Organizer).

-  Use of Different Diagnostic Tools in Disability Evaluation (Organized by Fitness & Rehabilitation Unit (FRU), Cairo University): From the 12th to the 16th of March, 2005 (Organizer).

 

Conference Presentations

- Occupational Injuries in Egypt. Presented in “Occupational Injuries in the Arab Countries” Conference (June, 2012).

- Activities of the Unit for Fitness and Disability at the CUH. Presented in “Occupational Injuries in the Arab Countries” Conference (June, 2012).

- Alteration in the balance between TH1 and TH2 immune responses among lead exposed population. Presented in "New Horizon for the Occupational and Environmental Diseases" Conference (27th of September, 2014), “Occupational Injuries in the Arab Countries” Conference (June, 2012) and "The Eighth National Conference on Human Performance in Health & Disability” (April, 2012).

-  Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: Infection Control point of view. Presented in "The Seventh National Conference on Human Performance in Health & Disability” (June, 2011).

-  Evaluation of disability due to B and/or C viral hepatitis among healthcare workers in Cairo University Hospitals. Presented in “The First Annual Conference of Occupational Health Inside Hospitals” Conference (March, 2013), “Occupational Injuries in the Arab Countries” Conference (June, 2012) and “The Fifth National Conference Human Performance in Health & Disability” (June, 2009).

-  Women and Occupational Hazards. Presented in “The Fifth National Conference Human Performance in Health & Disability (June, 2009).

-  Various Etiologies of Occupational Asthma. Presented in “The Fourth National Conference on Human Performance in Health & Disability (June, 2008).





 

B. Participation in International Research Projects

 Lead exposure assessment of a population living near a secondary lead smelter (July, 2007 – December, 2011)

-  A research project conducted in Egypt by collaboration of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, College of Medicine – Cairo University (Egyptian side) and the Department of Occupational Health, University of Cincinnati (USA Side).

-  I was one of 3 researchers that represent the Egyptian side.

-  During the project duration, I received an on-site training, both in Egypt and USA, on using X-Ray fluorescence (XRF) technique for heavy metal analysis in environmental media and surfaces.

-  I participated in the research’s preparation phase, field work, sample analysis phase, results interpretation phase and reports generation.

-  Two manuscripts discussing the project results were authored, one is published and the other is drafted for publishing.

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