Chief Safety and Transformation Officer, PGA, LLC
Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, is the Chief Safety and Transformation Officer at Press Ganey. In this role, she is responsible for advancing the Zero Harm movement, improving patient and workforce safety, and developing innovative health care transformation strategies. Dr. Gandhi also leads the Press Ganey Equity Partnership to advance equity in health care.
Dr. Gandhi previously served as Chief Clinical and Safety Officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), where she led programs focusing on improving patient and workforce safety, and was President and CEO of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) from 2013 until 2017.
Dr. Gandhi has been named as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare,” “Top 25 Women in Healthcare,” and “50 Most Influential Clinical Executives” by Modern Healthcare magazine.
She received her MD and MPH degrees from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation
Dr. Donna Prosser has been in the healthcare industry for more than 30 years and is currently the Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. She spent the first fifteen years of her career at the bedside and transitioned into administration in 2002 after a personal experience helped her to understand just how fragmented and unsafe patient care can be. This experience ignited a passion to improve healthcare quality and safety that continues to burn to this day.
Prior to joining the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Dr. Prosser worked as a healthcare consultant, helping organizations across the United States to improve quality and safety, increase patient engagement, and reduce clinician burnout. Before beginning her consulting career, she was responsible for clinical practice improvement across Martin Health System, while also functioning as Site Administrator and Chief Nursing Officer for the system’s largest hospital. She previously focused on improving quality and safety through administrative, education, and clinical roles at both Carteret Health Care and the Washington Hospital Center.
Dr. Prosser is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, and is board certified as a Nurse Executive by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and as a Patient Advocate by the Patient Advocate Certification Board. She is the recipient of the 2021 Robert L. Wears Patient Safety Leadership Award.
Executive Director Global Health Development
Dr. Mohannad Al-Nsour is a medical doctor and an internationally recognized expert in field epidemiology, operational research, and public health systems. Dr. Al-Nsour assumed several positions such as a notable researcher, advisor, and director during his career path. He also served as a consultant on several assignments with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and the American University of Beirut. Dr. Al-Nsour has been leading the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) since 2009, by providing strategic assistance and operational solutions, and guiding the enrichment of Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) and public health initiatives in the region. Under Dr. Al-Nsour’s leadership, GHD|EMPHNET emerged as a prominent collaborative platform to serve the region and support national efforts to promote public health policies, applied epidemiology, surveillance, International Health Regulations (IHR), resource mobilization, and public health program development among others. Dr. Al-Nsour is a lecturer and speaker at regional and international levels covering public health topics such as leadership, field epidemiology, delivering evidence-based recommendations, creating new opportunities, and being a catalyst for change. Some of his areas of expertise are infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases (NCD), and global health. Dr. Al-Nsour serves on several regional and global initiatives, association and networks as he is a member of the Steering Committee for the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network (TEPHINET), International Epidemiological Association, and more. He is currently leading the establishment of the Public Health Forum and the NCD Alliance in Jordan.
Senior Consultant/ Health System Development
Dr. Musa Taha Ajlouni is a part-time consultant and technical advisor in health systems development for WHO/EMRO and other international and local healthcare organizations, and he is a member and senior advisor at the Jordanian Public Health Forum and MENA Health Policy Forum.
He has Ph.D. in Health Management (Alexandria University), Master degree in Public Health/Hospital Management (AUB, Beirut), Master degree in Health Planning (Leeds University, England).
He retired as Major General and senior consultant in health management from the Jordanian Royal Medical Services in 2003.
And he is a former university professor in hospital management for 15 years.
He published many studies in international journals and wrote three books in the field of health management and health information systems.
CEO of The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa NPC
Jacqui Stewart is the Chief Executive Officer of The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa NPC (COHSASA). She has worked in the public and private health care sectors in South Africa and England. She is passionate about building capacity in improvement in healthcare facilities, especially in low- middle income countries.
Jacqui has a Master of Professional Studies, Health from Middlesex University, London. She was a member of the South African National Lancet Commission on High Quality Health Systems. In 2019 Jacqui was elected to the International Academy of Quality & Safety in Health Care (IAQS). She is an ISQua Expert and serves on the Accreditation Council of the ISQua External Evaluation Association. She served on the ISQua Board from 2017 to 2020.
Quality Assurance executive officer
Maha Samara is Quality Assurance executive officer with 14 years of experience working at biolab. She started as a laboratory technician. Maha has a master degree in medical laboratory sciences with experience in molecular genetics. Maha is working with a team responsible for maintaining and applying the highest standards of quality in lab medicine, safety and quality control, training and educating employees. Maha enjoys adventures and traveling, likes to play tennis and basketball.
Member of the supreme council of Egyptian Red Crescent, Patient Safety champion
Nagwa Metwally is a seasoned health professional with decades of experience in the public health sphere on both a national and international level. As champion of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) patient safety programme, Metwally was one of the founding partners of the Patient Safety Alliance in Egypt in 2005. Aside from this, Metwally was a member of the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Red Crescent and was the Chairman of the Red Crescent Committee in Ain Shams hospitals tasked with overseeing and improving the quality of medical services across the facilities. Metwally holds a BA in Journalism from Cairo University and a MA in Mass Communication from the International Institute of Journalism India.
Clinical Professor Gulf Medical University
Dr. Samer Ellahham is a recognized innovative leader in clinical cardiology, cardiovascular prevention, heart failure, quality, safety, patient experience, artificial intelligence, blockchain and telehealth. He serves on several US and international prestigious committees and advisory bodies.
Dr. Ellahham received his undergraduate degree in biology and his M.D. from The American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. Dr. Ellahham finished his internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Hospital - Washington Hospital Center and his fellowship in Cardiology at the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in the USA. Dr. Ellahham worked in Washington DC at Georgetown University Hospital - Washington Hospital Center and in several clinical and leadership positions before moving to UAE in 2008. Dr. Ellahham has served as Chief Quality Officer for SKMC from 2009 till 2017. In his role, he has led the development of a quality and program that has been successful and visible and has been recognized internationally by several awards. As Chief Quality Officer and Global Healthcare Leader, he had a focus on ensuring that the implementation of these best practices leads to breakthrough improvements in clinical quality, patient safety, patient experience, and risk management.
Dr. Ellahham is currently Cleveland Clinic Caregiver, Cleveland, US seconded as Senior Cardiovascular Consultant and Director of Accreditation in the Quality and Safety Institute in Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. He is Clinical Professor at Gulf Medical University. He is the Middle East Regional Chair, Patient Safety Movement Foundation, ISQua Expert, AHA Hospital Accreditation Science Committee, Member, European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Writing Group, Member, ex-Middle East Representative of the JCI Standards Subcommittee and American College of Cardiology Accreditation Foundation Board, Member.
With a background in critical care nursing, Wendy taught at Queen’s University and held progressively senior positions at The Ottawa Hospital. She was President and CEO of Accreditation Canada from 2004 - 2016.
Wendy has considerable governance experience, most recently as President of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua). Past governance work includes the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada. Currently she serves on the Boards of the Queensway-Carleton Hospital, Hospice Care Ottawa and Salus Global Corporation and is a member of the Committee on Accreditation of Medical Schools. Recently Wendy joined Patients for Patient Safety Canada.
With a strong commitment to effective governance, quality, safety, accreditation and leadership, Wendy has numerous publications to her name and has given many presentations. She has an academic appointment to Queen’s University.
Wendy has a B.N. and M.Sc.(A) from McGill University, is a Fellow of ISQua and a member of the International Academy of Quality and Safety in Health Care. She is a certified Corporate Director with the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D).
Assoc. Prof at İzmir Bakırçay University
International Programmers Responsible at Turkish Healthcare Quality and Accreditation Institute – TÜSKA-TÜSEB
Specialties: Accreditation of Health Care Institutions, National Quality Systems, Remote Survey, Service Quality, Quality of Health Services, Pay for Performance, Small & Medium Sized Enterprise Improvement, Leadership.
He has experience at Ministry of Health more than 10 years for Quality, Pay for Performance and Strategy Development.
Associate Investment Officer - Health and Education at IFC
Maria is an Associate Investment Officer in IFC’s Health and Education team and currently acts as EPiHC Secretariat and oversees all coordination and management of the initiative.
She holds an MBA from IE Business School and she’s an Economic Degree from the University of CEMA of Buenos Aires.
Director of Quality and Patient Safety Department
Ezequiel Garcia Elorrio MD MSc MBA PhD is one of the founders and member of the board of the Institute of Clinical and Health Effectiveness in Argentina, where he also directs the Department of Quality of Health Care and Patient Safety.
Dr. García Elorrio is currently Professor of public health at CEMIC and has a teaching position at the University of Buenos Aires. He has worked extensively in research, education and implementation projects for Quality of Care and Patient Safety in Latin America. Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia funded by NIH, USAID, PATH, WHO, HSPH, ACI and the B&M Gates Foundation among others.
His main interests are related to patient safety, external evaluation in person centered care and improvement methods and value in healthcare focused on successful implementation in developing countries.
He is an active contributor to ISQua in many roles and is member of its Board from 2019.
Professor of Health Policy and Systems & Director of K2P – AUB
Professor Fadi El-Jardali (PhD, MPH) is a recognized health policy and systems researcher and global advocate for the use of science and research evidence in policy decisions and practice. He has extensive international and regional experience and multidisciplinary background in health policy, systems and management. He held several senior management and policy positions. He is currently Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice, Professor of Health Policy and Systems, Founder & Director of the Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center; Co-Director of the Center for Systematic Reviews in Health Policy and Systems Research (SPARK). He is Co-Editor in Chief for Health Research, Policy and Systems (HARPS) Journal. He was recently inducted into the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health. Dr. El-Jardali is a recipient of the Global Health Leadership Award.
He has published extensively (more than 120 peer reviewed publications) on health systems and policy and initiated and led the COVID-19 Rapid Response Series Initiative directed at government and health care organizations. He supported several governments (including ministries of health) and health care organizations (including hospitals and primary health care centers) with many impactful work including quality and performance initiatives.
National Director of Strategy and Research, Ireland
Dr Philip Crowley is the National Director for Strategy and Research in the Health Services Executive (The national organization that delivers public health services in Ireland). In his previous national health service roles over the last 10 years he was national lead for quality and patient safety and national lead for quality improvement.
He leads on strategic planning, research, population health and wellbeing, global health, human rights and performance reporting to the HDE Board.
He is a graduate of the Advanced Training Program in Healthcare Delivery Improvement, Intermountain Healthcare Salt Lake City Utah.
He is a doctor who works part-time as a General Practitioner. He worked for five years in Nicaragua, trained in public health in Newcastle Upon Tyne and worked for 6 years as Deputy Chief Medical Officer in the Department of Health.
Founder and CEO of Electronic Health Solutions International, Amman – Jordan
Al- Lahham is a well-known expert in the use of automation in the public education and healthcare sectors. He has been recognized for his entrepreneurial accomplishments in achieving significant milestones in his career. His main asset is combining the experience of a private sector entrepreneur, with his leadership of automation in world-class education and healthcare. He presents balanced and pragmatic perspectives from both the private and public sectors. Ghassan has been directly managing a number of projects that have rapid and long term impact on the development of healthcare and education sectors in Jordan, and the local region.
Visiting Professorial Fellow
Professor David Greenfield Is a system, organizational and improvement expert with 35 years’ experience in academic, health and community organizations. He is dedicated to improving safety, quality and efficiency of organizations by: educating and mentoring professionals to lead, manage, and innovate in increasingly complex organizational and clinical environments; undertaking evaluations and assessments of organizational wicked problems; performing strategic, policy and performance reviews; and, conducting collaborative translational research projects.
He is the Director Health, Education and Research work for Linéaire Projects, a client-side specialist advisory and project management company. Based in Sydney, Australia we engage in project and consultancy work across Australia and Internationally. Additionally, He is currently hold a Visiting Professorial Fellow, South Western Sydney Clinical School, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales. He has been appointed to the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua): The International Academy of Quality and Safety (2018). He is recognized as an ISQua Expert (2012) and a Fellow of ISQua (2013). He is also a Fellow of the Australasian Association for Quality in Health Care (2011). He is a Deputy-Editor (2015 -) for The International Journal for Quality in Health Care. He reviews regularly for international journals across the fields: healthcare governance; health services research; organizational management and improvement; policy and strategy; quality and safety; interprofessional care; and public health.
Family physician and health economist
Anas Almohtaseb is a family physician and health economist, working at the Ministry of Health and the High Health Council. Holds MBBS degree in Medicine and Surgery (2008) and the Higher Specialization in Family Medicine (2013) from the University of Jordan, then the Jordanian Board of Family Medicine (2014) and MSc Health Economics from the University of York, UK (2017). He is member of several national committees in the field of health finance and economics. Anas is Interested in health finance, economics and policy research specially related to COVID-19.
Chairman of the General Authority for Healthcare Accreditation & Regulation
Dr. Ashraf Ismail is the Chairman of the General Authority for Healthcare Accreditation & Regulation (GAHAR). As a Chairman of GAHAR, Dr. Ismail is leading Egypt Strategy in the Accreditation and Regulation for all Healthcare facilities and professionals.
He is a physician having Over 40 years' experience in the Healthcare field with 25 years' international experience in hospital accreditation, healthcare quality management, performance improvement and development of human resources for health. His contributions in postgraduate quality education and training are well recognized.
Dr. Ismail has achieved varied accomplishments in the field of healthcare quality and the accreditation of the healthcare facilities on the national and international level. In March 2009, JCI appointed Dr. Ismail as the Managing Director for JCI in Middle East. For 10 years, he led the JCI efforts in the region achieving remarkable success by increasing the number of the accredited organizations from 50 in 2009 to 370 accredited organizations in 2019.During this period JCI has been recognized as the gold standard for accreditation worldwide.
As an adjunct professor at George Mason University, College of Health and Human Services, he taught a variety of quality courses for the attainment of the Certificate of Quality and Outcomes Management. In addition, Dr. Ismail is a consultant for WHO in healthcare quality and accreditation.
As a faculty member at Johns Hopkins University and Director of JHPIEGO’s Asia/Near East/Europe Regional office, he led the efforts of implementing family planning, reproductive health and development of human resources projects funded by USAID in 14 countries in the region.
RN, MsQ, HCAC Certified Surveyor, ISQua Certified Surveyor, FISQua
Thaira is the Director, Accreditation Department in the Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC) as of June 2011, the Arab region’s only independent not-for-profit organization that aims at improving the quality of health care services across the spectrum. Ms. Madi is responsible for overall management of HCAC accreditation and certification survey processes and surveyors, management of HCAC surveyor certification, and oversight of the planning, organizing, and improving the HCAC standards development. Ms. Madi is a surveyor with ISQuaEEA and Accreditation Canada.
Ms. Madi has over 30 years’ experience in health care industry with special expertise in management, staff development, and performance improvement. Since 2004, she has been extensively involved in healthcare quality and accreditation. She has brought her strong self-motivation and dynamic approach to surveys and standards development. She is skillful in coaching, teaching, counselling, and building confidence in others. She has extensive experience in accreditation, standards, and surveyor methods that lends to her supportive and supervisory role towards HCAC surveyors.
Prior to Joining the HCAC Ms. Madi led the quality improvement process at Jordan University Hospital. In that role, she had gained experience in developing and implementing quality programs, as well as in leading the performance improvement process and Patient Safety program. Ms. Madi was responsible for planning, directing, and administering internal operations to ensure the realization of quality, her consulting expertise includes operational assessment; patient safety assessment; medication management; infection prevention and control; environment of care; executive leadership and governing bodies; medical staff and senior executive dialogue; performance improvement; and the periodic performance review as management tool. Ms. Madi was also responsible for communicating, interpreting and led the implementation of JCI, HCAC, HACCP and ISO standards in the hospital.
Experience with Health Care and Acute Care Hospitals
Director, Accreditation Department, Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC)
Director Assistant of Quality unit, Jordan University Hospital
Nursing Hospital Supervisor at Jordan University hospital
Director of interventional electrophysiology at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital
With an M.D. from Egypt’s Ain Shams University and cardiac subspecialty degrees from Harvard and New York University (NYU), Dr. Mohammad Hajjiri is a leading interventional electrophysiologist and cardiologist based out of Ohio, where he serves as the director of interventional electrophysiology at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. After training under world-renowned physicians like Sylvia Priori and Charles Love, Dr. Hajjiri has gone on to develop novel techniques for stem cell use, holding two patents in the field.
Dr. Hajjiri is particularly passionate about healthcare education: in addition to serving as an assistant professor of medicine at Ohio University, he is the founder of Hajjiri Health for E-ducation (H2e), an initiative that works to integrate virtual and augmented reality technologies into healthcare education. He is also actively involved in Edraak, an initiative that provides e-learning opportunities for the Arab world. Dr. Hajjiri has taken on the role of editor-in-chief for Edraak’s healthcare platform, which offers free medical courses to Arab healthcare professionals.
As a member of the KHCF USA board of trustees, Dr. Hajjiri lends the foundation his leading expertise and insights into healthcare and health education.
Senior Lecturer at University of Tasmania
Dr Anne Hogden is a Senior Lecturer with the Australian Institute of Health Service Management, Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, University of Tasmania.
Anne lectures in postgraduate safety and quality and research planning, and supervises PhD students examining healthcare safety and quality issues. Her research interests include patient-centred care and decision-making and interprofessional team processes, with an emphasis on people living with motor neurone disease (MND). Anne is a current member of MND Research Australia and the MND Australia Research Committee.
Anne’s clinical background is in neurological rehabilitation as a speech pathologist, with 15 years’ experience working in health services as a clinician and healthcare manager (Australia and UK).
Chief Quality Officer & Deputy Director of KHCCBIO Cancer Biobank
Dr. Lina Souan, M.Sc., Ph.D., D-ABMLI is an Immunologist. Dr. Souan received her M.Sc. in Molecular Immunology in 1996 from Pittsburgh University school of Medicine and her PhD in Immunology in 2001. She completed her first post-doctoral fellowship in stem cell therapy for cancer (2001 - 2003) at the Mayo Clinic stem cell lab, Rochester, MN, and the second post-doctoral fellowship was in Cancer Immunology Drug Discovery Research (2003 - 2004) at Sopherion Therapeutics, New Haven, CT.
Since 2004, she is the Head of Immunology Laboratory, Deputy Director and Chief Quality Officer of KHCCBIO Cancer Biobank since 2011, and the R&D Director at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Hussein Cancer Center. She is a diplomat of the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ABMLI), and a fellow of the Association of Medical Laboratory of Immunologists (AMLI) since 2016; a contributing member in the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) since 2016. A member in the Jordan Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences since 2008 and a member supportive in the Jordanian Society of Allergy & Immunology since 2010 and a member in the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB). She is an Expert and member in the internationally recognized-Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) review committee since 2018.
She has published several peer-reviewed articles, in addition to a book chapter titled “Innovative Approaches in Quality Management in Clinical Laboratories”. Dr. Souan is also a member in the international patent on discovering new Anti-Angiogenic Peptides and Methods of Use Thereof.
As the Director of research and development at King Hussein Cancer Center, Dr. Souan oversees several research grants focused on the immune response to COVID-19 and its vaccines in cancer patients and the Jordanian population as well as early detection of cellular response to CMV infections in transplant patients. Dr. Souan was awarded several national and international grants such as the grant awarded by the European Commission; CORDIS-FP7; part of the Seventh Framework Program (FP7) Capacities, and established the first ISO-compliant Cancer Biobank for Jordan and its Neighboring Countries through Knowledge Transfer and Training 2011-2014. The first of its kind in the Kingdom. Amount: €549,842. She was also awarded a grant from Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation Innovation Award (AHSF-IA) – in response for COVID-19. Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation for Innovation Award is the largest innovation award in the Kingdom. Amount: 20,000 JD.
Chief Quality Officer (CQO) MedLabs Consultancy Group
Nael Soudi is the Chief Quality Officer (CQO) at MedLabs Consultancy Group, leading all projects related to accreditations, continuous quality improvement and consulting, also ensuring the adoption, implementation, observance and continuous compliance with the international standards of excellence in the areas of Quality & Safety at all MedLabs Laboratories (Jordan & Regional).
Mr. Nael Soudi holds a bachelor's degree in Microbiology from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh in USA, a postgraduate degree in Cytotechnology and a Master's degree in Molecular Biology from Johns Hopkins University in USA. Mr. Soudi is a certified professional in health care quality (CPHQ), a certified consultant and inspector with the Healthcare Accreditation Council (HCAC), a certified College of American Pathologist (CAP) inspector and is also board certified by the International Academy of Cytology (IAC) and the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) - Cytology.
Over 30 years of experience in healthcare services, particularly Medical Lab Services, Healthcare Quality & Accreditation, also specialized in Cytology.
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Mr. Soudi is a frequent presenter at regional and international conferences discussing topics in cytology, leadership, accreditation and healthcare quality.
Director of Crisis Management at MOH
Dr. Haitham Doweri was appointed as Director of crisis management Director at MOH on 24 June, 2020. Dr.Haetham has made a substantial, positive contribution to the development and improvement of Jordanian’s health system, which has witnessed qualitative improvements in recent years, particularly in areas such as Quality , patient safety and risk management.
A Consultant in public health, He was Head of Emergency Department at MOH hospital from 2002 to 2005. In 2013 assigned as Head of standard development department until 2016, followed by Director of Quality improvement until 2017. later becoming Director of Institutional Development & Quality Control at the Ministry of Health. Dr Doweri has also worked as a consultant in community medicine since 2013
Founder & CEO - Cygnia Healthcare
38 years of rich experience leading to becoming and entrepreneur with focus on patient safety and nurse empowerment. Currently involved in nurse leadership development, nursing administration, nursing audits, risk management, infection prevention, critical care training and in studies to make learning relevant and immediately applicable on job. Working on various consulting and virtual course designs. Certified in High Fidelity Simulation, Green Six Sigma, Distinguished Instructor, and Master Trainer.
Patient safety is her passion and everything that will enable a nurse to deliver safer care is a compulsion for her. Developing nurses delivering patient centric, safe, and intelligent care is her mission. She believes that nurses with confidence in decision making based on critical thinking, amplified with great communication skills will uplift the image of nurses and nursing in India
• Member of FICCI National HealthCare Committee
• Recently inducted into leadership group of Patient Safety Movement Foundation, USA
• 50 Outstanding Women in Healthcare – 2017
• Zee National Healthcare Leadership Awards – Woman Leadership Award - 2019
• 21 in 21 Luminary Star – RigaHaus - 2021
Senior Vice President, Chief Program Officer
M. Rashad Massoud is a physician internist and public health specialist internationally recognized for his leadership in global health care improvement. He is Senior Vice President and Chief Program Officer at Americares. Formerly Chief Medical and Quality Officer and Senior Vice President of at University Research Co., LLC where he directed USAID’s ASSIST and HCI Projects. He is an Inaugural Member of ISQua’s Quality Academy, and former President of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Alumni Association.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ain Shams University
Sabry Hamza is a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology with 32 years of Ob/Gyn experience and 22 years of senior-level experience as a reproductive health/safe motherhood advisor to development projects and international organizations. Other relevant areas of expertise include project management, capacity building, needs assessments, designing and implementing competency-based training programs, and health care quality management.
As director of predecessor USAID-funded health projects in Egypt and Jordan, he assisted the Ministry of Health and other key public and private health sector organizations in designing and implementing sustainable programs to improve access to and quality of reproductive, maternal, neonatal, and child health (RMNCH+) services for women of reproductive age and children under 5.
Prof. Hamza also led the design and implementation of Egypt’s and Jordan’s Maternal Mortality Surveillance and Response Systems to help eliminate preventable maternal deaths.
Prof. Hamza has many publications and scientific research papers on maternal health, use of low-cost technologies to reduce maternal mortality, in addition to family planning/reproductive health service delivery.
Professional trainer, assessor, consultant, internal auditor and innovation leader working at the Royal Medical Services since 2004. Master degree in total quality management, CPHQ, Certified Innovation Master, achieved many successes as Team leader in innovation prize achieving first rank on all public sectors. Team leader in preparing King Hussain Medical Center for King Abdulla II prize achieving the first rank on all health sector for 2 circle; the bronze level. Management representative in ISO 9001-2008 transition to ISO 9001- 2015 at RMS.