Curriculum Vitae

  • Address: 3 Elnogom street, Zagazig, Sharkia, Egypt 44523

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  • DOB: Feb 1, 1995

  • Nationality: Egyptian

  • Social status: Single

  • I’m an Egyptian Doctor, an aspiring neurosurgeon-scientist involved in capacity building, clinical research, teaching, and academic publishing since 2014.

  • My clinical interests are neurotrauma, skull base, cerebrovascular, functional, and stereotactic neurosurgery and trauma surgery.

  • My research interests are Global Neurosurgery, Neuroscience, and Evidence-based Medicine.

  • Having led several research collaborative networks on the national, regional, and international levels, I have developed the leadership skills of building research capacity and establishing collaborative networks in developing countries.

Feb 2020 – Present

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) by publication
In Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth, UK
Expected Degree issue: February 2021

Sept 2012 – Nov 2018

Doctor of Medicine (MBBCh)
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
Zagazig University, Egypt
Class of November 2018
Grade: Very Good

March 2019 – March 2020

Intern Doctor, Zagazig University Hospitals, Egypt
Internship rotations in the following departments: Internal Medicine dept., Surgery dept., Intensive Care Unit, Emergency dept., Obs & Gyna dept., Tropical Medicine dept., and Pediatric Medicine dept.

December 2017

Clinical Observer, the Neurosurgery Department, Medical University of Graz International, LKH Universitätsklinikum, Graz, Austria
* Observing the neurosurgical operations in the OR
* Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Mokry (Head of the Neurosurgery dept.)

March 2019 – Aug 2019

Neurosurgery Research Fellow, Neurosurgery Department, Medical Park Hospital, Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

* Observing the neurosurgical operations in the OR including traumatic brain injuries, brain cancer surgeries, and functional neurosurgeons (Deep Brain Stimulation); Observing the neurosurgery outpatient clinic; Doing research on traumatic brain injuries and deep brain stimulation
* Supervisor Prof. Dr. Akin Akakin, MD

Sept – Oct 2015

Research Assistant, Epidemiology Department, Egyptian Liver Research Institute and Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt

* Revising and polishing research manuscripts prior to submission for publication; Revising and submitting grant proposals; Giving biostatistical training to the department trainees
* Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Amal Mokhtar, MD, PhD

August 2018 – Present

Founder and Global coordinator, Global Neurosurg Research Collaborative, Neurological Surgery Department, Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon, US

* Initiating the Global Neurosurg Research Collaborative (PMID: 31410398); Planning for the GNS-1 study on the management of traumatic brain injuries; Coordinating the Global Neurosurg-1 study on the global level (in +40 countries)
* Supervisor Dr. Ahmed M. Raslan, MD, PhD

June 2018 – December 2020

Regional Research Coordinator of North African Countries, Global PaedSurg, King’s College of London, UK

* Delivering Global PaedSurg study to North African countries; Addressing collaborator inquiries about the study methodology; Assisting in obtaining the regulatory/ethical approvals from the study centers
* Supervisor Dr. Naomi Wrights, MBChB, MRCS, DCH, MSc

February 2014 – Oct 2015

National Research Coordinator, GlobalSurg Research Collaborative,
The NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery, UK

* Delivering GlobalSurg-1 study to 27 hospitals in Egypt; Addressing collaborator inquiries about the study methodology; Obtaining the regulatory/ethical approvals from Egyptian institutions; Organizing data collection teams to prevent duplicate data collection
* Some published articles (PMID: 27145169, 29623470, 30620059)

2020 – Present

Global impact of COVID-19 on Surgeons and Surgical Team Members (Global COST study) – Part of the COVID Research group, Royal college of surgeons (England); PI: Dr. Mohamed Imam, MD, PhD, FRCS:
Role: Co-PI & Steering committee member

2020 – Present

Impact of COVID-19 on Trauma Surgery in the UK (UK CoTS study) – Part of the COVID Research group, Royal college of surgeons (England)
PI: Dr. Mohamed Imam, MD, PhD, FRCS:
Role: Co-PI & Steering committee member

2020 – Present

iRobotSurgeon Survey on the ethical responsibilities in Robotic Surgeries.
PI: Mr Aimun A.B. Jamjoom MRCS PhD
Role: Collaborator – Survey dissemination

2019 – 2020

Global NeuroSurg-1 study; Determining the Global Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries: A Multi-center, International, Prospective Cohort Study
PI: Dr. Ahmed M. Raslan, MD, PhD
Role: Co-PI & Global Coordinator

2018 – 2019

Global PaedSurg-1 study; Management and Outcomes of Congenital Anomalies in Low-, Middle- and High-Income Countries: A Multi-centre, International, Prospective Cohort Study
PI: Dr. Naomi Wright, MBBCh, MRCS
Role: Study Dissemination in North African Hospitals

2014 – 2015

GlobalSurg-1 study; Determining universal processes related to best outcome in emergency abdominal surgery: An international evaluation
PI: Mr Aneel Bhangu MBChB, FRCS, PhD
Role: National Coordination of the study in 27 hospitals in Egypt

[1] King Fahd Medical City Research Center, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
– Consultations on Clinical Research Methodology

[2] MRS-Clin Clinical Research Organization, Zagazig, Sharkia, Egypt (Since April 2019)
– Consultations on Research Methods & Biostatistics

[3] Clinart MENA Contract Research Organization LTD FTZ, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Since May 2017)
– Designing Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials; Methodology; Data analysis; Academic Publishing

[4] Accsight (Healthcare Integrated Solutions), Cairo, Egypt
– Medical Writing & Biostatistics Services

[5] DataClin Contract Research Organization, Cairo, Egypt
– Critical Appraisal of Clinical Study Protocols

[6] Health Company, San Francisco, USA
– Clinical Trial Data Analysis

July 2018

Lecturer, the Quality Assurance Unit, School of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt
Course 1: Clinical Research Methodology
Course 2: Fundamentals of Clinical Trials

September 2016

Lecturer, Clinical Research Methodology & Biostatistics
Magrabi Foundation Clinical Research Methodology Course (2016)
Magrabi Foundation for Community Eye Health, Cairo & School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, American University of Cairo, Egypt

2014 – Present

Negida Clinical Research Training – held in many academic and training centers

* Course content
– Module 1: Clinical Research Basics
– Module 2: Introduction to Medical Statistics
– Module 3: How to calculate the sample size for a clinical research project
– Module 4: How to write and publish research
– Module 5: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

* Course setting
– Medical Education Development Center, Cairo University, Egypt
– Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Egypt
– Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
– Faculty of Dentistry, Al-Azhar University of Cairo, Egypt
– Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Egypt
– Faculty of Medicine, Benha University, Egypt (arranged by the BSSS society)
– TYT training center, 10 Dr. Handusa Street, Garden City, Cairo, Egypt
– Career Gates, MSA University, school of training, Dokki, Giza, Egypt
– Mehtab Training Center, Amman, Jordan

2012 – 2013

One-hand project, School of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt
Physiology of the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems
Under supervision of Prof. Tarek Elbromboly (Ex-dean of the Medical School)

  • PLOS one
  • Frontiers of Neurology (The most cited open-access neurology journal in the world)
  • Advanced Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry
  • World Journal of Surgical Oncology
  • Scientific Reports
  • Frontiers of Pharmacology
  • European Medical Journals
  • Clinical Interventions in Aging
  • Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
  • EANS Task Force of the CSF
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
  • American Academy of Neurological Surgery (AANS)
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • European Association for the Study of Liver (EASL membership 2016)
  • International Federation of Medical Students (Since 2014)
  • International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (Since 2016)
  • Advisor, Mendeley Software @ Elsevier (Since 2014)

Jan 2015 – April 2016

Board Member & Head of the Scientific Committee – EMRA Collaborative  

EMRA (Egyptian Medical Research Association) is a national medical research collaborative that was launched in January 2015 at the Egyptian Medical Syndicate to (1) build the research capacity of medical students and Egyptian physicians, and (2) deliver multicenter studies across Egypt.

Jan 2015 – April 2016

Head of Scientific Committee & Scientific Research Advisor – SRU ZU         

SRU-ZU is the Student Research Unit of Zagazig University (Egypt), a subsidiary unit from the TICO (Technology Innovation and Commercialization Office), the activities of the unit includes teaching students about scientific research skills, organizing research courses and workshops, and developing scientific research projects.

July 2014 – Present

Founder and Chairman – MRGE national research team

MRGE (Medical Research Group of Egypt) is a national Student Research Group that was established in July 2014. MRGE team consists of more than 400 student researchers, physicians, and faculty professors representing all Egyptian universities. The team builds the medical research capacity in Egypt and launches many clinical research studies with the help of students and seniors.

  • 2020 Travel Grant – World Stroke Organization WSO-ESO (2020)
  • 2020 Travel Grant – Asian Australasian Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (2020)
  • 2019 Young Investigator Grant – World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (2019)
  • 2019 Travel Grant – 5th World Parkinson’s Congress, Koyoto, Japan
  • 2018 IBRO-ARC scholarship for the Gut-Brain Axis neuroscience school in AUC, Cairo, Egypt
  • 2017 MDS Travel Grant Award at the 21st MDS Congress, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2017 EAN Young Investigators Award – 3rd congress of the European Academy of Neurology
  • 2017 Prof. Yasuo Tano Travel Grant – 32nd Congress of the APAO, Singapore
  • 2016 Travel Grant – 4th World Parkinson’s Congress, Portland, USA
  • 2016 Young Investigator Award – EASL – International Liver Congress, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2015 Prize of the 3rd best student website at Zagazig University, Egypt
  • Google Scholar (H-index = 19; i10-index = 34; Total citations +1400)
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